What's Up at CNS

Labor Mobility, Social Networks and Economic Growth in Cities

November 20, 2017

On October 30, the guest speaker at the CNS Seminar Series was Balázs Lengyel, who gave a talk on "Labor Mobility, Social Networks and Economic Growth in Cities". Balázs is a Research Fellow at the Institute of Economics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, where he leads the Agglomeration and Social Networks Lendület Research Group.

Vedres Elected Member of the European Academy of Sociology

November 9, 2017

Balazs Vedres has been elected to be a member of the European Academy of Sociology during the 2017 annual meeting of the Academy.

Network Analysis of Associations between Psychological Attributes

November 8, 2017

Research and analysis by Srebrenka Letina, Data visualization by Tamer Khraisha

The interactive visualization by Tamer Khraisha is available on Tamer's blog.

COSTNET17 Mallorca: Presenting Science of Success and Urban Mobility

November 6, 2017

This year's conference of the European Cooperation for Statistics of Network Data Science (COSTNET) has been held in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, October 25-27, visited by two members of the center for network science. As one of the keynote speakers, Michael Szell, Assistant Professor at CNS, introduced the audience to his latest projects on urban mobility, including the advantages of taxi sharing and crowdsourced methods for quantifying and visualizing mobility spaces in different cities. Milan Janosov, a PhD student at CNS, presented his first results about quantifying success on artistic fields at the flash talk and poster sessions.


Milan Janosov’s poster at COSTNET17 on quantifying and comparing success in artistic careers.

Fitting Together: New Insights in Biological Network Link Prediction

November 2, 2017

Protein-protein interactions (PPIs) are fundamental processes in biology. As building blocks, they help researchers understand biological functions and mechanisms, which in turn shapes our understanding of diseases. Unfortunately, there is no exhaustive list of PPIs - the space of all potential PPIs is large and it is costly to verify them.