Publications

Underlined authors contributed equally. License for the datasets and code is CC BY 4.0 unless noted otherwise.

Peer-reviewed publications

2017

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    A systematic identification and analysis of scientists on Twitter
    Qing Ke, Yong-Yeol Ahn, Cassidy R. Sugimoto
    PLoS One 12, e0175368 [Link] [arXiv] [PDF] [Code]
    [Nature News]

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    Gendered Conversation in a Social Game-Streaming Platform
    Supun Nakandala, Giovanni Luca Ciampaglia, Norman Makoto Su, Yong-Yeol Ahn
    ICWSM’17 [Link] [arXiv] [PDF] [Code]
    [Motherboard] [Kotaku] and more

2016

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    Collective Dynamics of Belief Evolution under Cognitive Coherence and Social Conformity
    Nathaniel Rodriguez, Johan Bollen, Yong-Yeol Ahn
    PLoS ONE 11, e0165910 [Link] [PDF] [Code]

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    Network Landscape of Western Classical Music
    Arram Bae, Doheum Park, Yong-Yeol Ahn, Juyong Park
    Leonardo 49, 448 [Link]

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    Twitter’s Glass Ceiling: The Effect of Perceived Gender on Online Visibility
    Shirin Nilizadeh, Anne Groggel, Peter Lista, Srijita Das, Yong-Yeol Ahn, Apu Kapadia, Fabio Rojas
    ICWSM’16 [Link] [PDF] [Code]

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    The Multi-Scale Network Landscape of Collaboration
    Arram Bae, Doheum Park, Yong-Yeol Ahn, Juyong Park
    PLoS ONE 11, e0151784 (2016) [Link] [PDF]

2015

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    Characterizing Conversation Patterns in Reddit: From the Perspectives of Content Properties and User Participation Behaviors
    Daejin Choi, Jinyoung Han, Taejoong Chung, Yong-Yeol Ahn, Byung-Gon Chun, Ted Taekyoung Kwon
    COSN’15 [Link] [PDF]

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    Quantifying socio-economic indicators in developing countries from mobile phone communication data: applications to Côte d’Ivoire
    Huina Mao, Xin Shuai, Yong-Yeol Ahn, and Johan Bollen
    EPJ Data Science 4, 1-16 (2015). [Link] [PDF]

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    Optimizing drug-target interaction prediction based on random walk on heterogeneous networks
    A. Seal, Y.-Y. Ahn, and D. J. Wild.
    Journal of Cheminformatics 7, 40 (2015). [Link] [PDF]

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    Robustness and modular structure in networks
    J.P. Bagrow, S. Lehmann, and Y.-Y. Ahn
    Network Science 3, 509 (2015). [Link] [arXiv] [PDF]

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    Cooperative and Competitive Spreading Dynamics on the Human Connectome
    B. Mišić, R. F. Betzel, A. Nematzadeh, J. Goñi, A. Griffa, P. Hagmann, A. Flammini, Y.-Y. Ahn, and O. Sporns
    Neuron 86, 1518 (2015). [Link] [PDF]
    [IUB News]

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    Community detection in bipartite networks using weighted symmetric binary matrix factorization
    Z.-Y. Zhang and Y.-Y. Ahn
    Int. J. Mod. Phys. C 0, 1550096 (2015). [Link] [arXiv] [PDF]

2014

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    Tie strength distribution in scientific collaboration networks
    Q. Ke and Y.-Y. Ahn
    PRE 90, 032804 (2014). [Link] [arXiv] [PDF]

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    Community-Enhanced De-anonymization of Online Social Networks
    S. Nilizadeh, A. Kapadia, and Y.-Y. Ahn
    CCS’14 [PDF]

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    Optimal Network Modularity for Information Diffusion
    A. Nematzadeh, E. Ferrara, A. Flammini, and Y.-Y. Ahn
    Physical Review Letters (Editors’ suggestion) 113, 088701 (2014) [Link] [Erratum] [arXiv] [PDF]

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    A Network Framework of Cultural History
    M. Schich, C. Song, Y.-Y. Ahn, A. Mirsky, M. Martino, A.-L. Barabási, and D. Helbing
    Science 345, 558 (2014) [Link] [PDF] [Project page]
    [Nature News] [National Geographic] [Business Insider] [The Times] [Daily Mail] [Spiegel] [Scientific American] [NPR] [동아사이언스] and more.

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    Misogynistic language on Twitter and sexual violence
    R. Fulper, G. L. Ciampaglia, E. Ferrara, Y.-Y. Ahn, A. Flammini, F. Menczer, B. Lewis, K. Rowe
    ChASM’14 [PDF]

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    Predicting Successful Memes using Network and Community Structure
    L. Weng, F. Menczer, and Y.-Y. Ahn
    ICWSM’14 [Link] [arXiv] [PDF]

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    Metabolic Network Analysis-Based Identification of Antimicrobial Drug Targets in Category A Bioterrorism Agents
    Y.-Y. Ahn, D.-S. Lee, H. Burd, W. Blank, and V. Kapatral
    PLOS ONE 9(1): e85195 (2014) [Link] [PDF]

2013

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    Geography and Similarity of Regional Cuisines in China
    Y.-X. Zhu, Z. Huang, Z.-K. Zhang, Q.-M. Zhang, T. Zhou, and Y.-Y. Ahn
    PLOS ONE 8(11): e79161 (2013) [Link] [arXiv] [PDF] [Data and code]
    [Techonological Review] [Wired: Social Dimension]

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    Virality Prediction and Community Structure in Social Networks
    L. Weng, F. Menczer, and Y.-Y. Ahn
    Scientific Reports 3, 2522 (2013) [Link] [arXiv] [PDF] [Slides] [Project page] [Data]
    [Scientific American] [IEEE SPECTRUM]

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    Overlapping Community Detection in Complex Networks using Symmetric Binary Matrix Factorization
    Z.-Y. Zhang, Y. Wang, and Y.-Y. Ahn
    Physical Review E 87, 062803 (2013) [Link] [arXiv] [PDF] [Code]

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    The Flavor Network
    Y.-Y. Ahn and S. Ahnert
    Leonardo 46, 272 (2013) [Link] [PDF]

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    Mobile Communications Reveal the Regional economy in Côte D’ivoire
    H. Mao, X. Shuai, Y.-Y. Ahn, J. Bollen
    NetMob 2013: Data for Development Challenge [Link]

2012

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    Delayed Information Cascades in Flickr: Measurement, Analysis, and Modeling
    M. Cha, F. Benevenuto, Y.-Y. Ahn, and K. P. Gummadi
    Computer Networks 56, 1066 (2012) [Link] [PDF]

2011

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    Flavor network and the principles of food pairing
     Y.-Y. Ahn, S. Ahnert, J. P. Bagrow, and A.-L. Barabási
    Scientific Reports 1, 196 (2011) [Link] [arXiv] [PDF] [Hi-res Fig 2] [poster] [Ingredient-compounds dataset] [Recipe datasets with cuisines]
    [Nature News] [Scientific American] [Technology Review] and [more]

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    Evidence for Network Evolution in an Arabidopsis Interactome Map
    Arabidopsis Interactome Mapping Consortium
    Science 333, 601 (2011) [Link] [PDF]

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    Understanding the demographics of Twitter users
    A. Mislove, S. Lehmann, Y.-Y. Ahn, J.-P. Onnela, and J. N. Rosenquist
    ICWSM’11 [Link] [PDF]

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    Topological Cluster Analysis Reveals the Systemic Organization of the Caenorhabditis elegans Connectome
    Y. Sohn, M. K. Choi, Y.-Y. Ahn, J. Lee, and J. Jeong
    PLOS Comp. Biol. 7, e1001139 (2011) [Link] [PDF]

2010

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    Googling social interactions: Web search engine based social network construction
    S. H. Lee, P.-J. Kim, Y.-Y. Ahn, and H. Jeong
    PLOS ONE 5, e11233 (2010) [Link] [arXiv] [PDF] [Project page]
    [NewScientist] [georgezaidan:Pocket Science]

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    Link communities reveal multiscale complexity in networks
     Y.-Y. Ahn, J. P. Bagrow, and S. Lehmann
    Nature 466, 761 (2010). [Link] [arXiv] [PDF] [source codes & visualization] [Talk slides]
    [news@Northeastern] [한겨레 사이언스온]

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    A blueprint for antimicrobial hit discovery targeting metabolic networks
    Y. Shen, J. Liu, G. Estiu, B. Isin, Y.-Y. Ahn, D.-S. Lee, A.-L. Barabási, V. Kapatral, O. Wiest, and Z. N. Oltvai
    PNAS 107, 1082 (2010). [Link] [PDF]

Until 2009

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    Analyzing the video popularity characteristics of large-scale user generated content systems
    M. Cha, H. Kwak, P. Rodriguez, Y.-Y. Ahn, and S. Moon
    ACM/IEEE Transactions on Networking 17, 1357 (2009). [Link] [PDF]

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    Comparison of online social relations in terms of volume vs. interaction: a case study of Cyworld
    H. Chun, H. Kwak, Y.-H. Eom, Y.-Y. Ahn, S. Moon, and H. Jeong
    IMC’08 [Link] [PDF]

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    Impact of the updating scheme on stationary states of networks
    F. Radicchi, Y.-Y. Ahn, and H. Meyer-Ortmanns
    Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical 41, 224010 (2008). [Link] [PDF]

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    I tube, you tube, everybody tubes: analyzing the world’s largest user generated content video system
    M. Cha, H. Kwak, P. Rodriguez, Y.-Y. Ahn, and S. Moon
    IMC’07 [Link] [PDF]

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    Analysis of Topological Characteristics of Huge Online Social Networking Services
    Y.-Y. Ahn, S. Han, H. Kwak, S. Moon, and H. Jeong
    WWW’07 [PDF] [Updated & corredted PDF] [Data]

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    Epidemic dynamics of two species of interacting particles on scale-free networks
    Y.-Y. Ahn, N. Masuda, H. Jeong, and J. D. Noh
    Physical Review E 74, 066113 (2006). [Link] [arXiv] [PDF]

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    Wiring Cost in the Organization of a Biological Neuronal Network
    Y.-Y. Ahn, B. J. Kim, and H. Jeong
    Physica A 367, 531 (2006). [Link] [arXiv] [PDF] [Data (pajek)] [Probably better wiring data]

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    Collaborative blog spam filtering using adaptive percolation search
    S. Han, Y.-Y. Ahn, S. Moon, and H. Jeong
    The 3rd Workshop on the Weblogging Ecosystem held in conjunction with WWW’06 [Link] [PDF]

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    Growing network model for community with group structure
    J. D. Noh, H.-C. Jeong, Y.-Y. Ahn, and H. Jeong
    Physical Review E 71, 036131 (2005). [Link] [arXiv] [PDF]

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    Underlying scale-free trees in complex networks
    D.-H. Kim, S.-W. Son, Y.-Y. Ahn, P.-J. Kim, Y.-H. Eom, and H. Jeong
    Prog. Theor. Phys. Supplement 157, 213 (2005). [Link] [PDF]

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    Response network emerging from simple perturbation
    S.-W. Son, D.-H. Kim, Y.-Y. Ahn, and H. Jeong
    Journal of the Korean Physical Society 44, 628 (2004). [Link] [PDF]

Other work

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    Mapping the conversation: political topics and geography on Twitter
    A. Mislove, S. Lehmann, Y.-Y. Ahn, J.-P. Onnela, and J. N. Rosenquist
    [Link]

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    Flavor network, Edge-Serpentine Gallery exhibition “Maps for the 21st Century”
    Y.-Y. Ahn, S. Ahnert, J. P. Bagrow, and A.-L. Barabási
    [Link]

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    Pulse of the Nation: visualizing the mood of twitter
    A. Mislove, S. Lehmann, Y.-Y. Ahn, J.-P. Onnela, J. N. Rosenquist
    [Project page] [YouTube]
    [Slashdot] [NewScientist] [CBS] [BBC] [NYTimes] and [more]

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    Twittermood: United States map of mood
    Y.-Y. Ahn, J. P. Bagrow, S. Lehmann, and A. Pawling
    [Link]