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April 2018

Computational Social Science: Exciting Progress and Future Challenges

April 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Duncan Watts (Microsoft Research, NYC)

MIT Building 32, Room 141

Abstract The past 15 years have witnessed a remarkable increase in both the scale and scope of social and behavioral data available to researchers, leading some to herald the emergence of a new field: “computational social science.” In this talk I highlight two areas of research that would not have been possible just a handful of years ago: first, using “big data” to study social contagion on networks; and second, using virtual labs to extend the scale, duration, and complexity…

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May 2018

IDSS Distinguished Seminar

May 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Sanjeev Goyal (University of Cambridge)

MIT Building 32, Room 141

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