Category Archives: data science

Finding similar neighborhoods across cities

By Geraud Le Falher, Michael Mathioudakis, and Aris Gionis Our friend Oliver lives in London, where he works as a consultant for a big financial company. Occasionally, he takes a business trip to another major city, to seal a major … Continue reading

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Overlapping community detection in labeled graphs

In a recent paper with Esther Galbrun and Nikolaj Tatti, presented in the journal of Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, we worked on the problem of discovering overlapping communities in networks with labeled vertices. The model is motivated by social … Continue reading

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From “I love you babe” to “leave me alone” – Romantic Relationship Breakups on Twitter

Our recent paper (together with Ingmar Weber and Sonia Dal Cin) studying Romantic Relationship Breakups on Twitter was accepted at the 6th International Conference on Social Informatics (SocInfo 2014). In the paper, we identified pairs of Twitter users who were … Continue reading

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Quantifying rappers’ rhyming skills

“Women lie, men lie, numbers don’t” – Jay-Z Last Monday night, I posted to my personal blog a small study where I analyse the lyrics of Finnish hip-hop artists. By Tuesday night, the post had attracted over 32,000 page views, several online … Continue reading

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