Niccolò Casnici

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This paper looks at 10 years of reviews in a multidisciplinary journal, The Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation (JASSS), which is the flagship journal of social simulation. We measured referee behavior and referees’ agreement. We found that the disciplinary background and the academic status of the referee have an influence on the report(More)
This paper looks at 800,000 messages on the Unicredit stock, exchanged by 7,500 investors in the forum, between 2005 and 2012 and measured collective interpretations of stock market trends. We examined the correlation patterns between market uncertainty, bad news and investors' network structure by measuring the investors' communication(More)
BACKGROUND Certain features of the social environment could maintain and even improve not only psychological well-being, but also health and cognition of the elderly. AIMS We tested the association between social network characteristics and the number of chronic diseases in the elderly. METHODS A randomized sample of the elderly population of Brescia,(More)
The images for Figs 2, 3 and 5 appear incorrectly. Please view the correct Figs 2, 3 and 5 here. Fig 2. Unicredit stock log-return, r t , series (blue line, left axis) and the filtered regime of volatility s t|t (red line, right axis). access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use,(More)
This paper investigates the fate of manuscripts that were rejected from JASSS-The Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, the flagship journal of social simulation. We tracked 456 manuscripts that were rejected from 1997 to 2011 and traced their subsequent publication as journal articles, conference papers or working papers. We compared the(More)
This paper investigates the diffusion of around 100,000 articles about literary authors in 52 versions of Wikipedia. We studied how Wiki versions replicate articles of authors belonging to a particular linguistic group and we collected findings about the potential mechanisms governing the replication process and its fairness. Results showed that diffusion(More)
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