The sixth event

The sixth event of the CSS Initiative London will take place on March 26, 2018 at the London School of Economics


This is the program:

15:00 Opening


15:05  Anastasios Noulas (NYU University)

           Title: Foursquare to the rescue: predicting ambulance calls across                                 geographies


15:35  Coline Cuau (The British Museum)

           Title: Invisible insights: learning from visitor conversations at the British                    Museum


16:05  Coffee Break


16:35  Luis E C Rocha (Greenwich University)

           Title: Correlations and forecast of death tolls in the Syrian conflict


17:05  Merve Alanyali (Warwick University and Alan Turing Institute)

           Title: Quantifying human behaviour using social media images


17:35  Pub!

Previous events

The fifth event of the CSS Initiative London will take place on Novermber 23, 2017 at the Alan Turing Institute


This is the program:

14:00 Opening


14:05  Kenneth Benoit (LSE)

           Title: The Brexit Debate Through Social Media: Topics, Arguments,                               Attitudes


14:45  Clementine Cottineau (UCL)

           Title: What a difference an urban km2 makes?


15:30  Coffee Break


15:50  Scott Hale (Oxford, ATI)

           Title: Social Data Science: New Approaches to Studying Bilingualism


16:35  Nicky Zachariou (Government Digital Service)

           Title: Generating a data driven taxonomy for GOV.UK



17:10  Pub!

The fourth event of the CSS Initiative London will take place on March 27, 2017 at University College London


This is the program:

15:00 Opening


15:05  Taha Yasseri (Oxford Internet Institute)

           Title: Armies of Bots and Humans in the Lab: Edit Wars in Wikipedia


15:45  James Cheshire (UCL)

           Title: Data Visualisation for Big-Data


16:30  Coffee Break


16:50  Abhinav Mehrotra (UCL)

           Title: Mobile Sensing for Human Behavior Modeling


17:35  Emiliano De Cristofaro (UCL)

           Title: Kek, Cuks, and God Emperor Trump: A measurement Study of                             4chan's Politically Incorrect Forum and its Effects on the Web



18:10  Pub!

The third event of the CSS Initiative London will take place on Nov 16, 2016 at Queen Mary University


This is the program:

15:00 Opening


15:05  Luca Aiello (Nokia Bells Lab)

           Title: The quest for a good city life


15:50  Elsa Arcaute (UCL)

           Title: Retriving territorial boundaries using percolation theory


16:35  Coffee Break


16:50  Giulia Iori (City University)

           Title: Expectation formation in agent based models of financial, credit and                  goods markets


17:35  Felix Reed-Tsochas

           Title: TBA


18:20  Refreshments!


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The second event of the CSS Initiative London took place on May 27, 2016 at the Oxford Internet Institute


This was the program:



14:00  Eduardo Lopez (Oxford)

           Title: The Network Picture of Labor Flow


14:50  Kate Farrahi (Goldsmiths, University of London)

           Title: Large-Scale Human Behavior Mining Using Smart-Phones


15:40  Coffee Break


16:00  Mason Porter (Oxford)

           Title: A Simple Generative Model of Collective Online Behavior


16:50  Closing Remarks


17:00  Pub!


The first event of the CSS Initiative London took take place on February 12, 2016 at ​Greenwich University Stephen Lawrence Hall, Room SL106

This was the program:

15:00  Opening

15:05  Mirco Musolesi (UCL)
           Title: Quantifying Human Behaviour Using Mobile Data

15:45  Guido Conaldi (Greenwich University)
           Title:  Who would ever have imagined? Organized anarchies and the                   network dynamics of decision opportunities in an Open Source Software             project

16:25  Vito Latora (Queen Mary University)
           Title: Interdisciplinarity and Funding in Modern Science

17:05  Open Discussion

17:30  Closing

17:35   Pub!

Sixth meeting

March 26, 2018



London School of Economics

Houghton St, London 


Room: PAR.LG.03
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