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ISI POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLAR CHOSEN FOR PRESTIGIOUS PROGRAM

May 12, 2017

Yonatan Bisk, a postdoctoral scholar and research associate in ISI's Intelligent Systems Division, has been named to a novel program being offered by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).

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YIGAL ARENS RECEIVES DIGITAL GOVERNMENT HONOR

May 12, 2017

ISI Intelligent Systems Division Director Yigal Arens has been honored for distinguished service by the Digital Government Society (DGS), which fosters innovative deployment of technology and information to support public policy, upgrade government operations and engage citizens worldwide.

Arens was honored for his digital government contributions "...through sustained service and tireless dedication to the creation and long term viability of the professional academic society."

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ISI RESEARCHERS RECOGNIZED FOR REPRODUCIBILITY

May 8, 2017

A 2013 journal paper co-authored by Information Sciences Institute Director of Knowledge Technologies Yolanda Gil and postdoctoral student Daniel Garijo is among a handful of articles chosen to represent the best of open-access publishing.

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WHAT'S GOING ON: OF BOTS AND HUMAN BEHAVIOR

April 27, 2017

Emilio Ferrara's research on social bots was compelling even before the current Congressional investigations into likely Russian hacks surrounding the 2016 US presidential election.

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WHAT'S GOING ON: HANDLING SENSOR CHANGES AND FAILURES

April 18, 2017

Craig Knoblock is best known for research on a large scale: semantic alignment of data in the widely used open-source tool called Karma, geospatial mapping techniques used by the Army in Iraq, collaboration on a commercial web data extraction platform, and recent, groundbreaking progress on international human trafficking with Pedro Szekely.

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WHAT'S GOING ON: TEACHING DATA SCIENCE WITH DATA SCIENCE

March 28, 2017

Call it (data science)2. In a February, 2017 seminar, Jose Luis Ambite described a project that uses data science—a concept unifying statistics, data analysis, related methods and their results—to teach biomedical researchers about data science

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TWITTER BOT ANALYSIS RECEIVES WIDE MEDIA COVERAGE

March 16, 2017

An analysis of Twitter bots led by ISI's Emilio Ferrara is garnering high-profile media coverage around the globe.

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SPANISH NEWSPAPER FEATURES ISI FAKE BOTS ANALYSIS

February 15, 2017

Emilio Ferrara's work on fake Twitter bots was reported in the February 11, 2017 edition of El Periódico de Catalunya, a major Spanish newspaper based in Barcelona.

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ISI ANALYSIS OF JIHADI TWEETS FEATURED BY MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW

February 14, 2017

MIT Technology Review covered work by Adam Badawy and Emilio Ferrara that used data mining to analyze Twitter messages by 25,000 ISIS supporters. In the February 10, 2017 issue, MIT TR describes Badawy and Ferrara's exploration of 1.9 million tweets from now-closed accounts.

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EWA DEELMAN AND YOLANDA GIL CO-AUTHOR SCIENCE ARTICLE ON REPRODUCIBILITY

December 22, 2016

ISI's Ewa Deelman, Yolanda Gil and six colleagues from other institutions have published an article in Science magazine's policy forum.

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