What's Up at CNS

New Article by Kertész and Török on Cascading Collapse of Online Social Networks Published in Scientific Reports

December 15, 2017

Why do some networks rapidly decay and collapse?

The article of two of our faculty, János Kertész and János Török, on the once popular but now defunct Hungarian online social network, iWiW, has just been published in Scientific Reports.

J. Török and J. Kertész: Cascading collapse of online social networks, Sci. Rep. 7, 16743 (2017)

Network Based Mapping of Psychological Disorder Related Symptoms in the Aid of Improving Therapeutic Practices

December 7, 2017

We still don’t know much about the ways personality traits and ego-networks shape each other, though having a deeper insight into the phenomena may have important implications both for the improvement of therapeutic methods and for organizational purposes.

Network Structure and the Exploration and Exploitation of Complex Technological Landscapes

November 30, 2017

On November 13, the speaker at the CNS Research Colloquium was Tamer Khraisha, who gave a talk on the topic of "Network Structure and the Exploration and Exploitation of Complex Technological Landscapes". Tamer is a third year PhD student at the Center for Network Science with particular interests in Innovation Networks, Diffusion of Financial Innovations and Economic Networks.

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.