Lada Adamic

Computational Social Scientist @ Facebook

Previously: Associate professor, School of Information & Center for the Study of Complex Systems
Courtesy appointment, EECS
University of Michigan

I study the structure and dynamics of social and information networks, with a particular emphasis on information diffusion, expertise sharing, and online communities.

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Recent Publications

How you met me. Lada A. Adamic, Thomas M. Lento, Andrew T. Fiore, ICWSM'12 short paper.

The Role of Social Networks in Information Diffusion, Eytan Bakshy, Itamar Rosenn, Cameron Marlow, Lada A. Adamic, WWW'12.

Recipe recommendation using ingredient networks. Chun-Yuen Teng, Yu-Ru Lin, Lada A. Adamic, WebSci 2011.

Group Membership and Diffusion in Virtual Worlds,David A. Huffaker, Chun-Yuen Teng, Matthew P. Simmons, Liuling Gong, Lada A. Adamic, IEEE SocialCom 2011.

Coevolution of network structure and content, Liuling Gong, Chun-Yuen Teng, Avishay Livne, Celso Brunneti, Lada Adamic, WebSci 2011.

Limiting the Spread of Highly Resistant Hospital Acquired Microorganisms Via Critical Care Transfers: A Simulation Study, Umanka Karkada, Lada Adamic, Jeremy Kahn, Theodore Iwashyna, Int Care Med 2011; 37(10): 1633-1640.

Memes Online: Extracted, Subtracted, Injected, and Recollected, Matthew P. Simmons, Lada A. Adamic, Eytan Adar, ICWSM 2011.

Rating Friends Without Making Enemies, Lada A. Adamic, Debra Lauterbach, Chun-Yuen Teng, Mark S. Ackerman, ICWSM 2011.

The Party is Over Here: Structure and Content in the 2010 Election, Avishay Livne, Matthew P. Simmons, Eytan Adar, Lada A. Adamic, ICWSM 2011.

Culture Matters: A Survey Study of Social Q&A Behavior, Jiang Yang, Meredith Ringel Morris, Jaime Teevan, Lada A. Adamic, Mark S. Ackerman, ICWSM 2011.

Longevity in Second Life, Teng, Chun-Yuen, and Adamic Lada A. , 05/2010, ICWSM, Washington D.C., (2010)

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School of Information
University of Michigan
4360 North Quad
105 S. State St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1107
Tel&Fax: (734) 615-2132

Blog posts:

Thanksgiving ingredient network leftovers
Posted on 20 November 2012 | 10:29 pm

Recipe recommendation using ingredient networks
Posted on 23 November 2011 | 2:34 pm

Rating Friends Without Making Enemies
Posted on 30 June 2011 | 1:13 pm

Individual focus and knowledge contribution
Posted on 19 March 2010 | 2:18 pm

my first paper on financial networks
Posted on 8 April 2009 | 6:04 pm

Matt Simmons to join NetSI
Posted on 30 March 2009 | 10:19 am

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