WWW 2016 paper accepted – Measuring urban social diversity using interconnected geo-social networks

Posted by mattjw on December 16, 2015 in news - (Comments Off on WWW 2016 paper accepted – Measuring urban social diversity using interconnected geo-social networks)

Our paper with Desi HristovaMirco Musolesi, Cecilia Mascolo, and Pietro Panzarasa has been accepted for the main track at WWW 2016.

Update: Additional coverage of this work at WIRED UK (and podcast episode), Independent, Phys.orgCambridge.ac.uk, ScienceDailyBusiness Insider, Tech.Mic, Pacific Standard, Inverse.com, EurekaAlert, Telegraph, Daily Mail, and Gizmodo UK. See also Desi's excellent write-up at The Conversation.

Visiting Researcher at UCL

Posted by mattjw on May 31, 2015 in news - (Comments Off on Visiting Researcher at UCL)

From June 2015 I will be a visiting researcher at UCL's Department of Geography.

Presenting at NetSci 2015

Posted by mattjw on May 11, 2015 in news - (Comments Off on Presenting at NetSci 2015)

I will be attending and presenting at NetSci 2015 in Zaragoza, Spain, June 1-5 2015.

Presenting at Data Natives 2015

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I will be presenting at the one-day Data Natives event being held at City University London on Fri 15th May 2015. I'll be talking about my current research on the analysis of robustness in real-world spatio-temporal networks.

Outreach Talk at Birmingham Pint of Science Festival

Posted by mattjw on April 25, 2015 in news - (Comments Off on Outreach Talk at Birmingham Pint of Science Festival)

I will be giving a talk at the Tackling Epidemics Face On evening that's part of the Birmingham Pint of Science Festival. The talk will be on Tuesday 19th May at the Jekyll & Hyde. Find out more via this post on the University of Birmingham blog, which I've co-written with the evening's co-presenters.

Update: The epidemics evening is now sold out! Please keep an eye out for next year's festival.

ICWSM 2015 paper accepted – Privacy and the city: User identification and location semantics in location-based social networks

Posted by mattjw on March 10, 2015 in news - (Comments Off on ICWSM 2015 paper accepted – Privacy and the city: User identification and location semantics in location-based social networks)

Our paper with Luca Rossi, Christoph Stich, and Mirco Musolesi has been accepted at ICWSM 2015. PDF to follow. See Research page.

Cardiff NHS Hack Day 2015

Posted by mattjw on January 24, 2015 in Uncategorized - (Comments Off on Cardiff NHS Hack Day 2015)

Team HEW at work. Credit: Paul Clarke.

This weekend I'm building a health data visualisation webapp at the Cardiff NHS hackathon! It was put together with Will Webberley, Martin Chorley, Glyn Mottershead, and a bunch of talented Cardiff Computational Journalism students! The students have also been live blogging throughout the weekend.

Visit the working webapp here. Find the code and data on GitHub.

Coverage elsewhere:

  • Post on the Cardiff Computational Journalism blog.
  • Post by Dyfrig Williams from the Welsh Audit Office's Good Practice Exchange .
  • Photos by Paul ClarkeSat and Sun.
  • Cardiff Computational Journalism live blog.
  • Martin's blog post.

Attending NHS Hack Day Cardiff

Posted by mattjw on January 23, 2015 in news - (Comments Off on Attending NHS Hack Day Cardiff)

I'll be at this year's NHS Hack Day Cardiff to build something cool with Martin ChorleyWill Webberley, and some Computational Journalism students.

NHS Hack Day Cardiff
Sat 24-25 January 2015
[Website] [Registration]

 

 

LASAGNE Multilayer Network Translation Framework (LMTF)

Posted by mattjw on November 6, 2014 in talks - (Comments Off on LASAGNE Multilayer Network Translation Framework (LMTF))

Presentation of a webapp (the LMTF) I developed with LASAGNE research project partners. The LMTF allows translation of popular multilayer network datasets into the LASAGNE data format.

[Slides on SpeakerDeck]

Program Committee ICWSM 2015 (Oxford, UK)

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I am a member of the Technical Program Committee for the next ICWSM. Please consider submitting.

ICWSM 2015
Oxford, UK
Abstracts Due: January 18, 2015
Full Papers Due: January 23, 2015
Main Conference: May 26-29, 2015