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What's in a crowd? Analysis of face-to-face behavioral networks
The availability of new data sources on human mobility is opening new avenues for investigating the interplay of social networks, human mobility and dynamical processes such as epidemic spreading.Expand
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Dynamics of Person-to-Person Interactions from Distributed RFID Sensor Networks
Background Digital networks, mobile devices, and the possibility of mining the ever-increasing amount of digital traces that we leave behind in our daily activities are changing the way we canExpand
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High-Resolution Measurements of Face-to-Face Contact Patterns in a Primary School
Background Little quantitative information is available on the mixing patterns of children in school environments. Describing and understanding contacts between children at school would help quantifyExpand
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Seasonal transmission potential and activity peaks of the new influenza A(H1N1): a Monte Carlo likelihood analysis based on human mobility
BackgroundOn 11 June the World Health Organization officially raised the phase of pandemic alert (with regard to the new H1N1 influenza strain) to level 6. As of 19 July, 137,232 cases of the H1N1Expand
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The GLEaMviz computational tool, a publicly available software to explore realistic epidemic spreading scenarios at the global scale
BackgroundComputational models play an increasingly important role in the assessment and control of public health crises, as demonstrated during the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic. Much research hasExpand
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Close Encounters in a Pediatric Ward: Measuring Face-to-Face Proximity and Mixing Patterns with Wearable Sensors
Background Nosocomial infections place a substantial burden on health care systems and represent one of the major issues in current public health, requiring notable efforts for its prevention.Expand
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Social Dynamics in Conferences: Analyses of Data from the Live Social Semantics Application
Popularity and spread of online social networking in recent years has given a great momentum to the study of dynamics and patterns of social interactions. However, these studies have often beenExpand
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Live Social Semantics
Social interactions are one of the key factors to the success of conferences and similar community gatherings. This paper describes a novel application that integrates data from the semantic web,Expand
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High resolution dynamical mapping of social interactions with active RFID
In this paper we present an experimental framework to gather data on face-to-face social interactions between individuals, with a high spatial and temporal resolution. We use active Radio FrequencyExpand
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Semantics, Sensors, and the Social Web: The Live Social Semantics Experiments
The Live Social Semantics is an innovative application that encourages and guides social networking between researchers at conferences and similar events. The application integrates data from theExpand
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