News tagged with social computing

Fireflies predict network loyalty

Online social networking generates vast quantities of data that might be useful to the service providers, advertising agencies, and even the users themselves. Writing in the International Journal of Communication Networks ...

dateAug 12, 2015 in Computer Sciences
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Being calm is contagious?

Woodlice are able to calm their excited neighbors according to findings made by Pierre Broly and Jean-Louis Deneubourg of the Free Brussels University (Belgium).

dateJun 11, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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Who should pay the price?

Social dilemmas, in which an individual profits from selfishness, unless the whole group chooses the selfish option, have long provided an academic challenge. A new study publishing in PLOS Computational Biology theoretically ...

dateMay 14, 2015 in Social Sciences
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