Talks

  1. Networks in Space and Time
    Inaugural Lecture, University of Zurich, September 16, 2019
  2. Higher-Order Network Analytics for Time-Stamped Data on Social Interactions
    Tutorial at EuroCSS 2019, ETH Zürich, September 2, 2019
  3. What makes teams successful? A Data Science Perspective
    Invited Talk at advAIsor AG, Zurich, July 12, 2019
  4. pathpy: From Past to Future
    Opening Talk at the first pathpy user meeting, ETH Zurich, June 17, 2019
  5. Data, Networks, Social Science
    Opening Talk at Symposium Computational Social Science - Quo Vadis?, University of Zurich, April 26, 2019
  6. Demystifying Machine Learning
    Invited Talk at Klinik für Neurochirurgie, University of Zurich, April 25, 2019
  7. Introduction to Machine Learning
    Invited Talk at Klinik für Neurochirurgie, University of Zurich, April 25, 2019
  8. Data Analytics in Social Organizations: Lessons from Software Engineering and Scientometrics
    Invited Talk at Brownbag Lunch of Digital Society Initiative, University of Zurich, March 21, 2019
  9. Next Generation Network Analytics for Time Series
    Talk at Department of Computer Science, University of Zurich, March 8, 2019
  10. Optimal Network Models for Time Series Data
    Invited Talk at CRiSM Seminar Series, University of Warwick, UK, February 14, 2019
  11. Learning [with] Graphs
    Internal Research Pitch, University of Zurich, February 11, 2019
  12. What makes teams successful? A Data Science Perspective
    Invited Talk at UZH Executive MBA Information Event, Zürich, November 6, 2018
  13. Beyond Graph Mining: Higher-Order Data Analytics for Temporal Network Data
    Invited Talk at IBM Research, Rueschlikon, Switzerland, October 11, 2018
  14. Understanding Complex Systems: From Networks to Optimal Higher-Order Models
    Talk at Complexity Science Hub Vienna, Austria, September 5, 2018
  15. Beyond Graph Mining: Higher-Order Data Analytics for Temporal Network Data
    4 hour Hands-on Tutorial at 2018 ACM SIGKDD Conference on Kowledge Discovery and Data Mining, London, UK, August 19, 2018
  16. Learning Optimal Models of Causal Topologies in Temporal Network Data
    Talk at Max-Planck-Institute for Ornithology, University of Konstanz, Germany, July 10, 2018
  17. Next Generation Network Analytics for Time Series Data
    Talk at University of Stuttgart, Germany, July 5, 2018
  18. Entropy-based detection of inherent time scales in temporal networks
    Talk at NetSci 2018, Paris, France, June 15, 2018
  19. Learning optimal models of causal topologies in temporal data streams
    Talk at Symposium on Machine Learning in Network Science, Paris, France, June 12, 2018
  20. When networks are not enough: Inference of optimal higher-order models of complex systems
    Talk at Symposium on Statistical Inference for Network Models, Paris, France, June 11, 2018
  21. Next-Generation Network Analytics for Time Series Data
    Talk at Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Bergische Universität Wuppertal, Germany, June 4, 2018
  22. Data Analytics in Social Organizations: Lessons from Software Engineering and Scientometrics
    Invited Talk at Computation and Society Workshop, EPFL Lausanne, Switzerland, May 22, 2018
  23. Next-Generation Network Analytics for Time Series Data
    Talk at Department of Informatics, University of Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland, April 24, 2018
  24. Learning Optimal Models of Causal Topologies in Temporal Data Streams
    Invited Talk at Symposium on Networks, Time and Causality, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, April 13, 2018
  25. Next-Generation Network Analytics for Time Series Data
    Talk at Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Marburg, Germany, April 12, 2018
  26. Understanding Social Systems: From Sociophysics to Computational Social Science
    Talk at Spring meeting of the German Physical Society, Berlin, Germany, March 15, 2018
  27. When is a network a network? Multi-order graphical model selection in time series data on networks
    Talk at Spring meeting of the German Physical Society, Berlin, Germany, March 14, 2018
  28. Data Science in den Sozialwissenschaften
    Talk at Workshop of GI Data Science Task Force, Berlin, Germany, January 30, 2018
  29. Modelling Social Networks
    Invited Talk at Workshop on Ethics in Complex Systems, Potsdam, Germany, January 29, 2018
  30. Next Generation Network Analytics for Time Series Data
    SNSF Interview Talk, Bern, Switzerland, January 11, 2018
  31. Mining Social Organizations - A Network Perspective!?!
    Invited Lecture at Computational Social Science Seminar, ETH Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland, November 20, 2017
  32. Optimal Models of Complex Systems: From Networks to Multi-order Models
    Invited Talk at Network Science Institute, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA, November 7, 2017
  33. Optimal Models of Complex Systems: From Networks to Multi-order Models
    Talk at Research Unit in Engineering Sciences, University of Luxembourg, October 26, 2017
  34. Optimal Models of Complex Systems: From Networks to Multi-order Models
    Talk at Icelab, Umeâ University, Umea, Sweden, October 19, 2017
  35. From Relational Data to Graphs: Inferring Significant Links using Generalized Hypergeometric Ensembles
    Spotlight Talk at 13th International Workshop on Machine Learning in Graphs (MLG 2017), Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, August 13, 2017
  36. When is your network a network? Statistical Inference in Multi-Order Network Models of Pathway Data
    Talk at NetSci 2017, Indianapolis, IN, USA, June 22, 2017
  37. Multi-Order Graphical Models: A Unified Perspective on Pathways and Temporal Networks
    Talk at HONS 2017, Indianapolis, IN, USA, June 20, 2017
  38. Learning from Relational Data: Beyond Maximum Entropy Models
    Invited Panel Talk at the 10th workshop on Dynamics on and of Complex Networks, Indianapolis, IN, USA, June 19, 2017
  39. Controllability of Temporal Networks: An Analysis using Higher-order Networks
    Invited Talk at Symposium of Controlling Complex Systems, Indianapolis, IN, USA, June 19, 2017
  40. Data Science in Software Engineering
    Talk at genua GmbH, Kirchheim bei München, Germany, May 17, 2017
  41. Network Analytics for Complex Data
    Talk at Institute for Informatics, University of Zurich, Switzerland, April 5, 2017
  42. From Big to Complex Data: Pushing the Limits of Graph Mining and Network Analysis
    Talk at Institute for Machine Learning, ETH Zürich, Switzerland, December 19, 2016
  43. A Quantitative Study of the Ringelmann Effect in Software Development Teams
    Plenary Talk at 2nd CSS Winter Symposium, Cologne, Germany, December 1, 2016
  44. Mining Time-stamped Network Data
    Invited Talk at LIP6, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France, October 19, 2016
  45. Computational Social Science
    Invited Lightning Talk at Symposium of topical section "Informatik und Gesellschaft", Informatik 2016, Klagenfurt, Austria, September 26, 2016
  46. Knowledge Discovery in Complex Relational Data
    Talk at Oberseminar at AIFB, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany, June 7, 2016
  47. From Aristotle to Ringelmann: A large-scale analysis of productivity and coordination in Open Source Software projects
    Invited Talk at International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE 2016), Austin, TX, USA, May 18, 2016
  48. When Network Science meets Software Engineering
    Invited guest lecture at Elite Graduate Program in Software Engineering, Augsburg University, Germany, April 20, 2016
  49. Knowledge Discovery in Complex Relational Data
    Berufungsvortrag at Department of Computer Science, Paderborn University, Germany, February 25, 2016
  50. From Aristotle to Ringelmann: A large-scale analysis of productivity and coordination in Open Source Software projects
    Talk at Software Engineering 2016 (SE), TU Wien, Austria, February 24, 2016
  51. Mining high-frequency data on temporal networks
    Invited Lecture at Workshop on Complex Network Mining and Analysis, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland, January 9, 2016
  52. PhD Course: Modeling and Analysis of Complex Networks
    Invited Series of 9 Lectures at Singapore-ETH Centre (SEC), CREATE Campus, Singapore, December 7-11, 2015
  53. Mining Time-Stamped Network Data: Spectral Methods and Centrality Measures
    Invited Talk at workshop Application of network theory on computational social science, GESIS Winter Symposium, Cologne, Germany, December 1, 2015
  54. Mining Social Organizations: A Network Perspective
    Invited Talk at Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences (GESIS), Cologne, Germany, November 30, 2015
  55. Understanding Social Organizations
    Talk at Dagstuhl Seminar Social Concepts in Self-organising Systems, Dagstuhl, Germany, November 26, 2015
  56. Analysis of Non-Markovian Temporal Networks: Spectral Methods and Centrality Measures
    Seminar Talk at Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB), Luxembourg, November 25, 2015
  57. Mining Social Organizations: A Network Perspective
    Invited Talk at Symposium on computational social science, ETH Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland, November 6, 2015
  58. Understanding Complex Systems: When Big Data meets Network Science
    Invited Talk at Workshop on Self-adaptive and self-organising socio-technical systems held at IEEE SASO 2015, MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA, September 25, 2015
  59. Spectral Methods in the Analysis of Non-Markovian Temporal Networks
    Invited Talk at Harvard Medical School, Prof. Dr. Yang-Yu Liu, Boston, MA, USA, September 25, 2015
  60. Analysis of Non-Markovian Temporal Networks: Spectral Methods and Centrality Measures
    Invited Talk at Network Science Institute, Northeastern University, Prof. Dr. Alessandro Vespignani, Boston, MA, USA, September 24, 2015
  61. Analysis of Non-Markovian Temporal Networks
    Talk at interdisciplinary workshop Recognizing the Relevance of Change: Analysis and Control of Time-evolving Networks in Epidemiology and Evolutionary Medicine, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany, July 20-22, 2015
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  62. Spectral Methods in the Analysis of Non-Markovian Temporal Networks
    Talk at NetSci, Zaragoza, Spain, June 4, 2015
  63. Analyzing time-stamped network data: When ordering matters
    Talk at NetSci satellite Higher-Order Models in Network Science, Zaragoza, Spain, June 2, 2015
  64. Automated Software Remodularization Based on Move Refactoring - A Complex Systems Approach
    Talk at GI Conference on Software Engineering and Management, Dresden, Germany, March 17-20, 2015
  65. The Social Dimension of Citations
    Invited Talk at COST Workshop Quantifying scientific impact: networks, measures, insights?, Zurich, Switzerland, February 12-13, 2015
  66. Aggregate Networks Considered Harmful: Towards Higher-Order Models of Time-Varying Networks
    Talk at Second Annual KnowEscape Conference, Thessaloniki, Greece, November 26, 2014
  67. Modeling Time-Varying Complex Networks: The Importance of Non-Markovianity
    Invited Talk at Zürich Seminar on Applied Statistics, Zürich, Switzerland, October 23, 2014
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  68. The Social Dimension of Information Ranking
    Talk at Big Data und Gesellschaft: interdisziplinäre Analysen, Stuttgart, Germany, September 22, 2014
  69. Big Data and Socio-Technical Systems
    Invited Keynote at SASO^ST 2014, London, United Kingdom, September 12, 2014
  70. Complex Structures and Collective Dynamics in Networked Systems: Foundations for Self-Adaptation and Self-Organization
    Tutorial Lectures at IEEE SASO 2014, London, United Kingdom, September 8, 2014
  71. Diffusion in Non-Markovian Temporal Networks: Slow-Down or Speed-Up?
    Ignite Talk at NetSci 2014, Berkeley, CA, USA, June 6, 2014
  72. Higher-Order Aggregate Representations of Temporal Networks
    Talk at NetSci satellite Higher-Order Models in Network Science, Berkeley, CA, USA, June 3, 2014
  73. Complex Structures and Collective Dynamics in Networked Systems: Foundations for Self-Adaptation and Self-Organization
    Invited Lecture Series at iSocial Summer School, Stockholm, Sweden, June 1, 2014
  74. Automated Software Re-modularization Based on Move Refactoring: A Complex Systems Approach
    Contributed Talk at 13th International Conference on Modularity 2014, Lugano, Switzerland, April 23, 2014
  75. When your social position predicts your success: lessons from Open Source communities and citations
    Contributed Talk at Lorentz Centre Workshop Simulating the Social Processes of Science, Leiden, The Netherlands, April 9, 2014
  76. Categorizing Bugs with Social Networks: A Case Study on Four Open Source Software Communities
    Talk at Software Engineering (SE 2014), Kiel, Germany, February 27 2014
  77. Challenges and Research Directions for Self-optimisation, Organic and Autonomic Computing
    Statement at 2nd International Workshop on Self-optimisation in Organic and Autonomic Computing Systems (SAOS 2014), Lübeck, Germany, February 25, 2014
  78. The Social Dimension of Collaborative Information Spaces
    Talk at First Annual KNOWeSCAPE Conference, Aalto University, Espoo, Finland, November 18-20, 2013
  79. Force-based Layout of Non-Markovian Temporal Networks
    Talk at European Conference on Complex Systems (ECCS), Barcelona, Spain, September 20, 2013
  80. Predicting success based on social network analysis
    Invited Talk at ECCS satellite workshop Quantifying Success, Barcelona, Spain, September 18, 2013
  81. The Social Dimension of Information Ranking: A Discussion of Research Challenges and Approaches
    Talk at Workshop Sozioinformatik 2013, Koblenz, Germany, September 16, 2013
  82. Complex Structures and Collective Dynamics in Networked Systems: Foundations for Self-Adaptation and Self-Organization
    3 x tutorial lectures at IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (SASO 2013), Philadelphia, PA, USA, September 13, 2013, [Tutorial material]
  83. Self-Adaptation and Self-Organization in Socio-Technical Systems: A Tale of Two Layers
    Invited Panel Talk at IEEE SASO 2013, Philadelphia, PA, USA, September 12, 2013
  84. Topological and Temporal Complexity in Socio-Technical Systems
    Talk at Workshop on Self-Adaptation and Self-Organization in Socio-Technical Systems (SASO^ST 2013), Philadelphia, PA, USA, September 9, 2013
  85. Topological and Temporal Complexity in Socio-Technical Systems
    Invited Talk at University of Nebraska at Omaha, NE, USA, September 5, 2013
  86. Topological and Temporal Complexity in Socio-Technical Systems
    Invited Talk at Google Zurich Lab, Zurich, Switzerland, August 26, 2013
  87. Modeling and Analysis of Complex Dynamic Networks: Why Should Computer Scientists Care?
    Invited Talk at Computer Science Colloquium, Augsburg University, Germany, July 18, 2013
  88. The Paths Not Taken: Aggregate Networks Considered Harmful!
    Ignite Talk at NetSci 2013, København, Denmark, June 7, 2013
  89. Social Dynamics in Open Source Communities: Research Methods, Applications and Perspectives
    Talk at NetSci satellite workshop Social Dynamics, København, Denmark, June 4, 2013
  90. Modeling and Analysis of Complex Dynamic Networks: Why Should Computer Scientists Care?
    Invited Talk at NetSci satellite workshop Dynamic Information and Communication Networks, København, Denmark, June 3, 2013
  91. Structure and Dynamics of Collaborative Software Engineering: A Complex Networks Perspective
    Invited Talk at IBM Switzerland, Zürich, Switzerland, April 11, 2013
  92. Categorizing Bugs with Social Networks: A Case Study on Four Open Source Software Communities
    Invited Talk at Monte Verita Symposium Augmenting Software Developer Support to Improve Productivity, Monte Verita, Ascona, Switzerland, March 10-15, 2013
  93. Vom Programmierer zum Team, vom Team zur Community - Perspektiven des Social Software Engineering
    Invited Talk at DATEV TrendScout Workshop, Nürnberg, Germany, November 27, 2012
  94. A Tunable Mechanism for Identifying Trusted Nodes in Large Scale Distributed Networks
    11th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications (TrustCom-2012), Liverpool, UK, June 25 - 27, 2012
  95. Designing adaptive distributed systems: A complex networks perspective
    Invited talk at research seminar of Prof. Dr. Vincent D. Blondel, Catholic University of Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium, April 20, 2012
  96. Statistical Mechanics of Networks: Applications in Future Information Systems
    Invited Lecture Series at Summer School "Modeling and Analysis of Novel Mechanisms in Future Internet Applications", University of Wuerzburg, Germany, March 27 - April 3, 2012
  97. Organic Distributed Systems: A Complex Networks Perspective
    First International Workshop on Complex Sciences in the Engineering of Computing Systems (CSECS), held at ARCS 2012, Munich, Germany, February 28, 2012
  98. Modeling of Emerging Internet Servíces: Social Networks and Crowdsourcing
    Invited Talk at EuroView 2011, University of Würzburg, Germany, August 1, 2011
  99. Harnessing Complex Structures and Collective Dynamics in Large Networked Computing Systems
    Disputation lecture, University of Trier, Germany, May 27, 2011
  100. Physics-inspired Self-Organization and Adaptation in Large Dynamic Overlay Networks
    Invited Talk at Dagstuhl Seminar 11181 "Organic Computing - Design of Self-Organizing Systems", Schloss Dagstuhl, Germany, May 11, 2011
  101. Menschen, Rechner und Atome - Über die Soziophysik verteilter Systeme
    Invited Talk at Colloquium of the Institute of Computer Science, Group of Prof. Dr. Phuoc Tran-Gia, Würzburg, Germany, February 22, 2011
  102. Total vernetzt - Über die Beherrschbarkeit großer verteilter Rechnersysteme
    Invited Talk at Colloquium of the Multimedia Communications Lab, Group of Prof. Dr. Ralf Steinmetz, Darmstadt, Germany, February 9, 2011
  103. Social Web APIs - Die Durchdringung des WWW
    Talk at DATEV TrendScout Workshop, Nürnberg, Germany, December 2, 2010
  104. Distributed Creation and Adaptation of Random Scale-Free Overlay Topologies
    Talk at IEEE Conference on Self-Organizing and Self-Adaptive Systems (SASO), Budapest, Hungary, September 27 - October 1, 2010
  105. Ordnung im Chaos - Über die statistische Physik vernetzter Rechnersysteme
    DATEV TrendScout Workshop, Nürnberg, Germany, July 27, 2010
  106. Moore, Amdahl und Gustafson - ManyCores - Hardware- und Softwaretrends
    DATEV TrendScout Workshop, Nürnberg, Germany, November 19, 2009
  107. Die Zukunft von Microsoft .NET
    DATEV TrendScout Workshop, Nürnberg, Germany, November 19, 2009
  108. Breathing Life into Networks
    NetSci 2009, Venice, Italy, July 3, 2009
  109. Harnessing Complexity in Large-Scale Distributed Systems
    Invited Talk at Colloquium of the Department of Biological Physics, Group of Prof. Dr. Tamas Vicsek, Budapest, Hungary, April 16, 2009
  110. Harnessing Complexity in Large-Scale Distributed Systems
    Invited talk at Colloquium of the Computer Networks Group of Prof. Dr. Holger Karl, University of Paderborn, Germany, April 8, 2009
  111. HyperVerse: Simulation and Testbed Reconciled
    Second International Workshop on Massively Multiuser Virtual Environments (MMVE2009) at IEEE Virtual Reality 2009, LaFayette, Louisiana, USA, March 15, 2009
  112. Epidemic Self-Synchronization in Complex Networks
    First International Conference on Complex Sciences (Complex 2009), Shanghai, China, February 23-25, 2009
  113. Rich Internet Applications
    DATEV TrendScout Workshop, Nürnberg, Germany, December 2, 2008
  114. Self-Organization Aspects in the HyperVerse Project
    Invited Talk at EECS Seminar Series, Group of Prof. Dr. Dan Marinescu, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, USA, November 17, 2008
  115. Minimizing Load Delays in Distributed Virtual Environments Using Epidemic Hoarding
    Talk at 4th International Conference on Collaborative Computing: Networking, Applications and Worksharing (CollaborateCom’08), Orlando, FL, USA, November 13 - 16, 2008
  116. Awareness-Driven Phase Transitions in Very Large Scale Distributed Systems
    Talk at 2nd IEEE International Conferences on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (SaSo), Venice, Italy, October 20 - 24, 2008
  117. Dualcore, Quadcore, Octcore ...
    DATEV TrendScout Workshop, Nürnberg, Germany, July 24, 2008
  118. TopGen - Internet Router-Level Topology Generation Based on Technology Constraints
    Talk at 1st International Conference on Simulation Tools and Techniques for Communications, Networks and Systems (SimuTools’08), Marseille, France, March 3 - 7, 2008
  119. Trends in Virtualization
    DATEV TrendScout Workshop, Nürnberg, Germany, October 30, 2007
  120. SOA in the Small
    Invited Talk at McKinsey Workshop, Berlin, Germany, September 5, 2007
  121. Interface-based Web Service Syndication and its Application to a Collaborative Weblog Search Service
    Talk at 2nd International Conference on Collaborative Computing (CollaborateCom’06), Atlanta, Georgia, USA, November 17 - 20, 2006
  122. Web Federates - Towards A Middleware for Highly Scalable Peer-To-Peer Services
    Talk at 2nd International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies (WEBIST), Setubal, Portugal, April 11-13, 2006