Publications


25. Lingzi Hong, Cheng Fu, Paul Torrens and Vanessa Frias-Martinez, "Understanding Citizens' and Local Governments' Digital Communications During Natural Disasters: The Case of Snowstorms", Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Web Science Conference. ACM, 2017.

24. Marco Hernandez, Lingzi Hong, Vanessa Frias-Martinez, Andrew Whitby, Enrique Frias-Martinez, "Estimating Poverty Using Cell Phone Data", World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 7969, 2017 [PDF].

23. Lingzi Hong, Enrique Frias-Martinez, Vanessa Frias-Martinez, "LDA Mapping of Regional Socioeconomic Status", NetMob, 2017 (Oral presentation). [PDF]

22. Sibren Isaacman, Vanessa Frias-Martinez, Lingzi Hong, Enrique Frias-Martinez,"Climate Change Induced Migrations from a Cell Phone Perspective", NetMob, 2017 (Poster presentation) [PDF].

21. Gaurav Paruthi, Enrique Frias-Martinez and Vanessa Frias-Martinez, "Peer-to-peer Microlending platforms: Characterization of Online Traits", IEEE International Conference on Big Data, 2016 (Workshop on Big Data for Sustainable Development) [PDF]. 

20. Lingzi Hong, Weiwei Yang, Philip Resnik, Vanessa Frias-Martinez,"Uncovering Topic Dynamics of Social Media and News: the Case of Ferguson", International Conference on Social Informatics, 2016 [PDF].


19. Gaurav Paruthi, Enrique Frias-Martinez, Vanessa Frias-Martinez, "The Role of Rating and Loan Characteristics in Online Microfunding Behaviors", Bloomberg Data for Good Exchange, 2016 [PDF].


18. Jay Ghurye, Gautier Krings, Vanessa Frias-Martinez,"A Framework to Model Human Behavior at Large Scale during Natural Disasters", IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management, MDM 2016 [PDF].

17. Lingzi Hong, Enrique Frias-Martinez and Vanessa Frias-Martinez, "Topic Models to Infer Socioeconomic Maps", AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2016 [PDF].

16. Jiaying He, Lingzi Hong, Vanessa Frias-Martinez and Paul Torrens,"Uncovering Social Media Reaction Patterns to Protest Events: A Spatiotemporal Dynamics Perspective of Ferguson Unrest", International Conference on Social Informatics, SocInfo, 2015. [PDF].

15. Bill Wu, Lingzi Hong and Vanessa Frias-Martinez, "Crowdsourcing Biking Times", Workshop on Pervasive Urban Applications, PURBA, International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing, Ubicomp, 2015. [PDF].

14. Gaurav Paruthi, Enrique Frias-Martinez and Vanessa Frias-Martinez, "Understanding Lending Behaviors on Online Microlending Platforms: The Case for Kiva", International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM), 2015. [PDF]

13. A. Morales, D. Pastor, Y. Torres, V. Frias-Martinez, E. Frias-Martinez, N. Oliver, A. Rutherfors, T. Logar, R. Clausen, O. De Backer, M. Luego-Oroz, "Studying Human Behavior through the Lens of Mobile Phones during Floods", Netmob, 2015. [PDF] [Poster]

12. Tony Liang and Vanessa Frias-Martinez, "Cars and Calls: Using CDR Data to Approximate Official Traffic Counts", D4D Challenge, Netmob, 2015. [PDF]

11. Andreea Molnar, Jesus Virseda and Vanessa Frias-Martinez, "Insights from EducaMovil: Involving Teachers in Creating Educational Content for Mobile Learning Games", Journal of Interactive Learning Research, volume 26(2), 2015. [PDF]

10. D. Pastor, A.Morales, Y. Torres, J. Bauer, A. Wadha, C. Castro-Correo, A. Calderon-Mariscal, L. Romanoff, J. Lee, A. Rutherfor, V. Frias-Martinez, N. Oliver, E. Frias-Martinez, M. Luego-Oroz, "Flooding through the lens of mobile phone activity", IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GTHC), 2014. [PDF].

9. Vanessa Frias-Martinez and Enrique Frias-Martinez, "Spectral Clustering for Sensing Urban Land Use using Twitter Activity", Journal of Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence,  volume 35, October 2014, pp 237-245. [PDF]

8. 
Vanessa Frias-Martinez and Enrique Frias-Martinez, "Crowdsourcing Land Use Maps via Twitter", Workshop on Data Science for Social Good (DSSG), KDD, 2014. [PDF]

7. Vanessa Frias-Martinez, Younnes Moumni and Enrique Frias-Martinez, "Estimation of traffic flow using passive cell-phone data", Workshop on Data Science and Macro-Modeling (DSMM), SIGMOD, 2014. [PDF]

6. Vanessa Frias-Martinez, Abson Sae-tang and Enrique Frias-Martinez, "To Call, or To Tweet? Understanding 3-1-1 Citizen Complaint Behaviors", International Conference on Social Computing, SocialCom, 2014. [PDF]

5. John Quinn, Vanessa Frias-Martinez and Lakshminarayan Subramanian, "Computational Sustainability and Artificial Intelligence in the Developing World", AI Magazine, 2014. To appear [PDF]

4. Vanessa Frias-Martinez, Victor Soto, Angel Sanchez and Enrique Frias-Martinez, "Consensus Clustering for Urban Land Use Analysis using Cell Phone Network Data", International Journal of Ad Hoc and Ubiquitous Computing, to appear, 2014. [PDF]

3. Younes Moumny, Vanessa Frias-Martinez and Enrique Frias-Martinez, "Characterizing Social Response to Urban Earthquakes using Cell-Phone Network Data: The 2012 Oaxaca Earthquake", Third Workshop on Pervasive Urban Applications @Pervasive'13, Zurich,Switzerland 2013. [PDF]

2. Vanessa Frias-Martinez, Victor Soto, Jesus Virseda and Enrique Frias-Martinez, "Can Cell Phone Traces Measure Social Development?", NetMob 2013 (Oral Presentation). [PDF]

1. Enrique Frias-Martinez, Graham Williamson and Vanessa Frias-Martinez, "Simulation of Epidemic Spread Using Cell Phone Call Data: H1N1 Case Study", NetMob 2013 (Poster). [PDF]