1. Node similarity as a basic principle behind connectivity in complex networks

Scholz, Matthias.
How are people linked in a highly connected society? Since in many networks a power-law (scale-free) node-degree distribution can be observed, power-law might be seen as a universal characteristics of networks. But this study of communication in the Flickr social online network reveals that […]

2. Pattern Recognition in Narrative: Tracking Emotional Expression in Context

Murtagh, Fionn ; Ganz, Adam.
Using geometric data analysis, our objective is the analysis of narrative, with narrative of emotion being the focus in this work. The following two principles for analysis of emotion inform our work. Firstly, emotion is revealed not as a quality in its own right but rather through interaction. […]

3. Deception in Speeches of Candidates for Public Office

Skillicorn, David ; Leuprecht, Christian.
The contribution of this article is twofold: the adaptation and application of models of deception from psychology, combined with data-mining techniques, to the text of speeches given by candidates in the 2008 U.S. presidential election; and the observation of both short-term andmedium-term […]