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Mäs, Michael (author), Helbing, D. (author)
Many sociological theories make critically different macropredictions when their microassumptions are implemented stochastically rather than deterministically. Deviations from individuals’ behavioral patterns described by microtheories can spark cascades that change macrooutcomes, even when deviations are rare and random. With two experiments...
journal article 2020
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Nanni, Mirco (author), Andrienko, Gennady (author), Barabàsi, Albert Làszlò (author), Boldrini, Chiara (author), Bonchi, Francesco (author), Cattuto, Ciro (author), Dignum, M.V. (author), Helbing, D. (author), van den Hoven, M.J. (author)
The rapid dynamics of COVID-19 calls for quick and effective tracking of virus transmission chains and early detection of outbreaks, especially in the “phase 2” of the pandemic, when lockdown and other restriction measures are progressively withdrawn, in order to avoid or minimize contagion resurgence. For this purpose, contact-tracing apps...
journal article 2020
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Helbing, D. (author)
The digital revolution will make data abundant and cheap. Moving from a time of darkness into a digital age with information overload, we will need suitable filters. However, those who build these filters will determine what we see. This creates possibilities to influence people's decisions such that they become remotely controlled rather...
journal article 2017
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Van den Hoven, M.J. (author), Helbing, D. (author), Pedreschi, D. (author), Domingo-Ferrer, J. (author), Gianotti, F. (author), Christen, M. (author)
The pervasive use of information and communication technology (ICT) in modern societies enables countless opportunities for individuals, institutions, businesses and scientists, but also raises difficult ethical and social problems. In particular, ICT helped to make societies more complex and thus harder to understand, which impedes social and...
conference paper 2012
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Ferscha, A. (author), Farrahi, K. (author), Van den Hoven, J. (author), Hales, D. (author), Nowak, A. (author), Lukowicz, P. (author), Helbing, D. (author)
Modern ICT (Information and Communication Technology) has developed a vision where the “computer” is no longer associated with the concept of a single device or a network of devices, but rather the entirety of situated services originating in a digital world, which are perceived through the physical world. It is observed that services with...
journal article 2012
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