The role of personality in shaping social networks and mediating behavioral change

@article{Lepri2016TheRO,
  title={The role of personality in shaping social networks and mediating behavioral change},
  author={Bruno Lepri and Jacopo Staiano and Erez Shmueli and Fabio Pianesi and Alex Pentland},
  journal={User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction},
  year={2016},
  volume={26},
  pages={143-175}
}
In this paper, we exploit different facets of the Friends and Family study to deal with two personality-related tasks of paramount importance for the user modeling and ubiquitous computing fields. First, we propose and validate an approach for automatic classification of personality traits based on the ego-networks’ structural characteristics. Our classification results show that (i) mobile phones-based behavioral data can be superior to survey ones for the purposes of personality… CONTINUE READING