University of Southern California

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Kristina Lerman
 Project Leader 
 Information Sciences Institute 
 Research Associate Professor 
 Department of Computer Science 
 University of Southern California 
  Kristina Lerman is a Project Leader at the Information Sciences Institute and holds a joint appointment as a Research Associate Professor in the USC Viterbi School of Engineering's Computer Science Department. Her research focuses on applying network- and machine learning-based methods to problems in social computing.  
 Research Interests  
  Social Networks: complex systems, dynamic networks, mathematical analysis, multi-agent systems.  
  Social Computing: social web and social media, learning from social annotation, social dynamics.  
  Artificial Intelligence: machine learning, semantic modeling, statistical text analysis.  
  September 2017  
  Plenary talk presented at Conference on Complex Systems 2017 in Cancun, Mexico: Cognitive Heuristics and the Limits of Crowd Wisdom.  
  July 2017  
  Keynote talk presented at HyperText 2017 in Prague, Czech Republic: Information is not a Virus.