Publications

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2018

  • [PDF] [Slides] V. A. Traag, M. Malgarini, T. Cicero, S. Sarlo, and L. Waltman, “Peer review uncertainty at the institutional level,” in STI 2018 conference proceedings, 2018, p. 990–998.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{traag_vqr_2018,
    title = {Peer review uncertainty at the institutional level},
    author = {Traag, Vincent Antonio and Malgarini, M. and Cicero, T. and Sarlo, S. and Waltman, L.},
    booktitle = {{STI} 2018 Conference Proceedings},
    year = {2018},
    pages = {990--998},
    url={http://hdl.handle.net/1887/65241},
    slide_url = {https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.7171796}
    }
  • [PDF] [arXiv] V. A. Traag, L. Waltman, and N. J. van Eck, “From louvain to leiden: guaranteeing well-connected communities,” , 2018.
    [Bibtex]
    @article{traag_leiden_algo_2018,
    title={From Louvain to Leiden: guaranteeing well-connected communities},
    author={Traag, Vincent Antonio and Waltman, Ludo and Nees Jan van Eck},
    year={2018},
    eprinttype={arxiv},
    eprint={1810.08473}
    }
  • [PDF] [arXiv] [Slides] V. A. Traag and L. Waltman, “Systematic analysis of agreement between metrics and peer review in the UK REF,” , 2018.
    [Bibtex]
    @article{traag_uk_ref_2018,
    title={Systematic analysis of agreement between metrics and peer review in
    the {UK REF}},
    author={Traag, Vincent Antonio and Waltman, Ludo},
    year={2018},
    eprinttype={arxiv},
    eprint={1808.03491},
    slide_url = {https://www.slideshare.net/vtraag/replacing-peer-review-by-metrics-in-the-uk-ref}
    }
  • [PDF] [arXiv] V. A. Traag, P. Doreian, and A. Mrvar, “Partitioning signed networks,” in Advances in network clustering and blockmodeling, P. Doreian, V. Batagelj, and A. Ferligoj, Eds., Wiley-Interscience, 2018.
    [Bibtex]
    @incollection{traag_signed_2018,
    title={Partitioning signed networks},
    author={Traag, Vincent Antonio and Doreian, Patrick and Mrvar, Andrej},
    editor={Doreian, Patrick and Batagelj, Vladimir and Ferligoj, Anuška},
    booktitle={Advances in network clustering and blockmodeling},
    publisher={Wiley-Interscience},
    year={2018},
    chapter={8},
    eprinttype={arxiv},
    eprint={1803.02082}
    }

2017

  • [DOI] L. Waltman and V. A. Traag, “Impact factors: is the Nature Index at odds with DORA?,” Nature, vol. 545, iss. 7655, p. 412–412, 2017.
    [Bibtex]
    @article{waltman2017impact,
    title={Impact factors: Is the {Nature Index} at odds with {DORA}?},
    author={Waltman, Ludo and Traag, Vincent Antonio},
    journal={Nature},
    volume={545},
    number={7655},
    pages={412--412},
    year={2017},
    doi={10.1038/545412a}
    }
  • [arXiv] [Slides] L. Waltman and V. A. Traag, “Use of the journal impact factor for assessing individual articles need not be wrong,” , 2017.
    [Bibtex]
    @article{Waltman2017,
    author = {Waltman, L. and Traag, V. A.},
    eprinttype = {arXiv},
    eprint = {1703.02334},
    month = {mar},
    title = {Use of the journal impact factor for assessing individual articles need not be wrong},
    year = {2017},
    slide_url = {https://www.slideshare.net/vtraag/use-of-the-journal-impact-factor-for-assessing-individual-articles-need-not-be-wrong-111133501}
    }
  • [PDF] [DOI] V. A. Traag, R. Quax, and P. M. A. Sloot, “Modelling the distance impedance of protest attendance,” Physica A, vol. 468, p. 171–182, 2017.
    [Bibtex]
    @article{traag_protest_2017,
    author = {Traag, V. A. and Quax, R. and Sloot, P. M. A.},
    title = {Modelling the distance impedance of protest attendance},
    journal = {Physica {A}},
    year = {2017},
    volume = {468},
    pages = {171--182},
    doi = {10.1016/j.physa.2016.10.054},
    }

2016

  • [PDF] [arXiv] A. Decuyper, A. Browet, V. A. Traag, V. D. Blondel, and J. Delvenne, “Clean up or mess up: the effect of sampling biases on measurements of degree distributions in mobile phone datasets,” , 2016.
    [Bibtex]
    @article{Decuyper2016,
    author = {Decuyper, Adeline and Browet, Arnaud and Traag, Vincent Antonio and Blondel, Vincent D. and Delvenne, Jean-Charles},
    eprinttype = {arXiv},
    eprint = {1609.09413},
    month = {sep},
    title = {{Clean up or mess up: the effect of sampling biases on measurements of degree distributions in mobile phone datasets}},
    year = {2016}
    }
  • [PDF] [DOI] J. Uitermark, V. A. Traag, and J. Bruggeman, “Dissecting discursive contention: A relational analysis of the Dutch debate on minority integration, 1990–2006,” Social Networks, vol. 47, p. 107–115, 2016.
    [Bibtex]
    @article{uitermark_discursive_2016,
    author = {Uitermark, Justus and Traag, Vincent A. and Bruggeman,
    Jeroen},
    doi = {10.1016/j.socnet.2016.05.006},
    issn = {03788733},
    journal = {{Social Networks}},
    pages = {107--115},
    title = {{Dissecting discursive contention: A relational analysis of
    the Dutch debate on minority integration, 1990–2006}},
    volume = {47},
    year = {2016}
    }
  • [PDF] [arXiv] [Slides] [DOI] V. A. Traag, “Complex Contagion of Campaign Donations,” PLoS ONE, vol. 11, iss. 4, p. e0153539, 2016.
    [Bibtex]
    @article{traag_contagion_2016,
    eprinttype = {arXiv},
    eprint = {1601.07679},
    author = {Traag, Vincent A.},
    doi = {10.1371/journal.pone.0153539},
    editor = {Moreno, Yamir},
    issn = {1932-6203},
    journal = {{PLoS ONE}},
    month = {apr},
    number = {4},
    pages = {e0153539},
    title = {{Complex Contagion of Campaign Donations}},
    volume = {11},
    year = {2016},
    slide_url = {http://www.slideshare.net/vtraag/complex-contagion-of-campaign-donations}
    }
  • [PDF] [arXiv] [Slides] [DOI] V. A. Traag, R. Reinanda, and G. van Klinken, “Structure of a Media Co-occurrence Network,” in Proceedings of ECCS 2014, 2016, p. 81–91.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{traag_structure_elite_2016,
    author = {Traag, V. A. and Reinanda, R. and van Klinken, G.},
    booktitle = {Proceedings of {ECCS} 2014},
    eprint = {1409.1744},
    eprinttype = {arXiv},
    doi = {10.1007/978-3-319-29228-1_8},
    editor = {Battiston, Stefano and Pellegrini, Francesco De and
    Caldarelli, Guido and Merelli, Emanuela},
    pages = {81--91},
    publisher = {Springer International Publishing},
    title = {{Structure of a Media Co-occurrence Network}},
    year = {2016},
    slide_url = {http://www.slideshare.net/vtraag/httpwwwslidesharenetvtraagstructureofmediaattention}
    }

2015

  • [PDF] [DOI] J. Hicks, V. A. Traag, and R. Reinanda, “Turning Digitised Newspapers into Networks of Political Elites,” Asian Journal of Social Science, vol. 43, iss. 5, p. 567–587, 2015.
    [Bibtex]
    @article{hicks_elite_networks_2015,
    author = {Hicks, Jacqueline and Traag, Vincent A. and Reinanda,
    Ridho},
    doi = {10.1163/15685314-04305004},
    journal = {{Asian Journal of Social Science}},
    month = {jan},
    number = {5},
    pages = {567--587},
    publisher = {Brill},
    title = {{Turning Digitised Newspapers into Networks of Political
    Elites}},
    volume = {43},
    year = {2015}
    }
  • [PDF] [DOI] V. A. Traag, R. Reinanda, and G. van Klinken, “Elite Co-Occurrence in the Media,” Asian Journal of Social Science, vol. 43, iss. 5, p. 588–612, 2015.
    [Bibtex]
    @article{traag_cooccurrence_2015,
    author = {Traag, Vincent A. and Reinanda, Ridho and van Klinken, Gerry},
    doi = {10.1163/15685314-04305005},
    issn = {1568-4849},
    journal = {{Asian Journal of Social Science}},
    month = {jan},
    number = {5},
    pages = {588--612},
    publisher = {Brill},
    title = {{Elite Co-Occurrence in the Media}},
    volume = {43},
    year = {2015}
    }
  • [PDF] [DOI] J. Hicks, V. A. Traag, and R. Reinanda, “Old Questions, New Techniques: A Research Note on the Computational Identification of Political Elites,” Comparative Sociology, vol. 14, iss. 3, p. 386–401, 2015.
    [Bibtex]
    @article{hicks_elite_identification_2015,
    author = {Hicks, Jacqueline and Traag, Vincent A. and Reinanda,
    Ridho},
    doi = {10.1163/15691330-12341347},
    issn = {1569-1322},
    journal = {{Comparative Sociology}},
    month = {aug},
    number = {3},
    pages = {386--401},
    publisher = {Brill},
    title = {{Old Questions, New Techniques: A Research Note on the
    Computational Identification of Political Elites}},
    volume = {14},
    year = {2015}
    }
  • [PDF] [arXiv] [DOI] V. A. Traag, “Faster unfolding of communities: Speeding up the Louvain algorithm,” Physical Review E, vol. 92, iss. 3, p. +032801, 2015.
    [Bibtex]
    @article{traag_faster_2015,
    author = {Traag, V. A.},
    doi = {10.1103/PhysRevE.92.032801},
    eprinttype = {arXiv},
    eprint = {1503.01322},
    journal = {{Physical Review E}},
    month = {sep},
    number = {3},
    pages = {+032801},
    shorttitle = {{Faster unfolding of communities}},
    title = {{Faster unfolding of communities: Speeding up the Louvain
    algorithm}},
    volume = {92},
    year = {2015}
    }
  • [PDF] [arXiv] [DOI] V. A. Traag, R. Aldecoa, and J. -C. Delvenne, “Detecting communities using asymptotical surprise,” Physical Review E, vol. 92, iss. 2, p. +022816, 2015.
    [Bibtex]
    @article{traag_detecting_2015,
    author = {Traag, V. A. and Aldecoa, R. and Delvenne, J.-C.},
    doi = {10.1103/PhysRevE.92.022816},
    eprinttype = {arXiv},
    eprint = {1503.00445},
    journal = {{Physical Review E}},
    month = {aug},
    number = {2},
    pages = {+022816},
    title = {Detecting communities using asymptotical surprise},
    volume = {92},
    year = {2015}
    }

2014

  • [PDF] [arXiv] [Slides] V. A. Traag, R. Reinanda, J. Hicks, and G. van Klinken, “Dynamics of media attention,” in Proceedings of ICCSA 2014, Le Havre, France, 2014, p. 301–304.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{traag_dynamics_2014,
    address = {Le Havre, France},
    title = {Dynamics of Media Attention},
    eprinttype = {arXiv},
    eprint = {1409.2973},
    urldate = {2014-09-15},
    booktitle = {Proceedings of {ICCSA} 2014},
    author = {Traag, V. A. and Reinanda, R. and Hicks, J. and van Klinken,
    G.},
    month = sep,
    year = {2014},
    pages = {301--304},
    slide_url = {http://www.slideshare.net/vtraag/dynamics-of-media-attention}
    }
  • V. A. Traag, Algorithms and Dynamical Models for Communities and Reputation in Social Networks, Heidelberg: Springer, 2014.
    [Bibtex]
    @book{traag_algorithms_2014,
    address = {Heidelberg},
    series = {Springer Theses},
    title = {Algorithms and {Dynamical} {Models} for {Communities} and
    {Reputation} in {Social} {Networks}},
    isbn = {978-3-319-06390-4},
    url = {http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-06391-1},
    publisher = {Springer},
    author = {Traag, Vincent Antonio},
    year = {2014}
    }
  • [PDF] [DOI] C. J. Thomas, J. Lambrechts, E. Wolanski, V. A. Traag, V. D. Blondel, E. Deleersnijder, and E. Hanert, “Numerical modelling and graph theory tools to study ecological connectivity in the Great Barrier Reef,” Ecological Modelling, vol. 272, p. 160–174, 2014.
    [Bibtex]
    @article{thomas_numerical_2014,
    title = {Numerical modelling and graph theory tools to study ecological
    connectivity in the {Great} {Barrier} {Reef}},
    volume = {272},
    issn = {0304-3800},
    doi = {10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2013.10.002},
    journal = {{Ecological Modelling}},
    author = {Thomas, Christopher J. and Lambrechts, Jonathan and Wolanski,
    Eric and Traag, V. A. and Blondel, Vincent D. and
    Deleersnijder, Eric and Hanert, Emmanuel},
    month = jan,
    year = {2014},
    pages = {160--174},
    }

2013

  • [PDF] [Slides] V. A. Traag, “Algorithms and dynamical models for communities and reputation in social networks,” PhD Thesis, Louvain-la-Neuve, 2013.
    [Bibtex]
    @phdthesis{traag_algorithms_2013,
    title = {Algorithms and dynamical models for communities and reputation
    in social networks},
    url = {http://dial.academielouvain.be/handle/boreal:134615},
    language = {eng},
    school = {Université catholique de Louvain},
    address = {Louvain-la-Neuve},
    author = {Traag, Vincent Antonio},
    year = {2013},
    slide_url = {http://www.slideshare.net/vtraag/public-thesis-defence-groups-and}
    }
  • [PDF] [DOI] Y. Lupu and V. A. Traag, “Trading Communities, the Networked Structure of International Relations, and the Kantian Peace,” Journal of Conflict Resolution, vol. 57, iss. 6, p. 1011–1042, 2013.
    [Bibtex]
    @article{lupu_trading_2013,
    title = {Trading {Communities}, the {Networked} {Structure} of
    {International} {Relations}, and the {Kantian} {Peace}},
    volume = {57},
    issn = {0022-0027, 1552-8766},
    doi = {10.1177/0022002712453708},
    language = {en},
    number = {6},
    urldate = {2014-05-19},
    journal = {{Journal of Conflict Resolution}},
    author = {Lupu, Yonatan and Traag, Vincent Antonio},
    month = dec,
    year = {2013},
    pages = {1011--1042},
    }
  • [PDF] [arXiv] [Slides] [DOI] V. A. Traag, G. Krings, and P. Van Dooren, “Significant scales in community structure,” Scientific Reports, vol. 3, p. 2930, 2013.
    [Bibtex]
    @article{traag_significant_2013,
    title = {Significant scales in community structure},
    eprinttype = {arXiv},
    eprint = {1306.3398},
    volume = {3},
    doi = {10.1038/srep02930},
    journal = {{Scientific Reports}},
    author = {Traag, V. A. and Krings, Gautier and Van Dooren, Paul},
    year = {2013},
    pages = {2930},
    slide_url = {http://www.slideshare.net/vtraag/sig-traag-eccs13}
    }
  • [PDF] [arXiv] [DOI] B. C. Csáji, A. Browet, V. Traag, J. Delvenne, E. Huens, P. Van Dooren, Z. Smoreda, and V. D. Blondel, “Exploring the mobility of mobile phone users,” Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, vol. 392, iss. 6, p. 1459–1473, 2013.
    [Bibtex]
    @article{csaji_exploring_2013,
    title = {Exploring the mobility of mobile phone users},
    volume = {392},
    issn = {03784371},
    eprinttype = {arXiv},
    eprint = {1211.6014},
    doi = {10.1016/j.physa.2012.11.040},
    number = {6},
    journal = {{Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications}},
    author = {Csáji, Balázs Cs. and Browet, Arnaud and Traag, Vincent
    Antonio and Delvenne, Jean-Charles and Huens, Etienne and Van
    Dooren, Paul and Smoreda, Zbigniew and Blondel, Vincent D.},
    month = mar,
    year = {2013},
    keywords = {commuting distance, data mining, human mobility, location
    detection},
    pages = {1459--1473},
    }
  • [PDF] [arXiv] [DOI] V. A. Traag, P. Van Dooren, and P. De Leenheer, “Dynamical Models Explaining Social Balance and Evolution of Cooperation,” PLoS ONE, vol. 8, iss. 4, p. e60063, 2013.
    [Bibtex]
    @article{traag_dynamical_2013,
    title = {Dynamical {Models} {Explaining} {Social} {Balance} and
    {Evolution} of {Cooperation}},
    volume = {8},
    eprinttype = {arXiv},
    eprint = {1207.6588},
    doi = {10.1371/journal.pone.0060063},
    number = {4},
    journal = {{PLoS ONE}},
    author = {Traag, Vincent Antonio and Van Dooren, Paul and De Leenheer,
    Patrick},
    month = apr,
    year = {2013},
    pages = {e60063}
    }

2012

  • [PDF] [DOI] J. Uitermark, V. A. Traag, and J. Bruggeman, “De strijd om discursieve macht: een relationele discoursanalyse van het Nederlandse integratiedebat, 1990-2005,” Sociologie, vol. 8, iss. 2, p. 219–247, 2012.
    [Bibtex]
    @article{uitermark_strijd_2012,
    title = {De strijd om discursieve macht: een relationele
    discoursanalyse van het {Nederlandse} integratiedebat,
    1990-2005},
    doi = {10.5117/SOC2012.2.UITE},
    volume = {8},
    shorttitle = {De strijd om discursieve macht},
    number = {2},
    journal = {{Sociologie}},
    author = {Uitermark, J. and Traag, Vincent Antonio and Bruggeman,
    J.},
    year = {2012},
    pages = {219--247},
    }
  • [PDF] [DOI] J. Bruggeman, V. A. Traag, and J. Uitermark, “Detecting Communities through Network Data,” American Sociological Review, vol. 77, iss. 6, p. 1050–1063, 2012.
    [Bibtex]
    @article{bruggeman_detecting_2012,
    title = {Detecting {Communities} through {Network} {Data}},
    volume = {77},
    doi = {10.1177/0003122412463574},
    language = {en},
    number = {6},
    journal = {{American Sociological Review}},
    author = {Bruggeman, J. and Traag, V. A. and Uitermark, J.},
    month = nov,
    year = {2012},
    pages = {1050--1063},
    }

2011

  • [PDF] [arXiv] [Slides] [DOI] V. A. Traag, P. Van Dooren, and Y. Nesterov, “Narrow scope for resolution-limit-free community detection,” Physical Review E, vol. 84, iss. 1, p. +016114, 2011.
    [Bibtex]
    @article{traag_narrow_2011,
    title = {Narrow scope for resolution-limit-free community
    detection},
    volume = {84},
    eprinttype = {arXiv},
    eprint = {1104.3083},
    doi = {10.1103/PhysRevE.84.016114},
    number = {1},
    journal = {{Physical Review E}},
    author = {Traag, V. A. and Van Dooren, P. and Nesterov, Y.},
    month = jul,
    year = {2011},
    pages = {+016114},
    slide_url = {http://www.slideshare.net/vtraag/res-free},
    }
  • [PDF] [Slides] [DOI] V. A. Traag, P. Van Dooren, and Y. Nesterov, “Indirect reciprocity through gossiping can lead to cooperative clusters,” in IEEE Symposium on Artificial Life 2011, Piscataway, 2011, p. 154–161.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{traag_indirect_2011,
    address = {Piscataway},
    title = {Indirect reciprocity through gossiping can lead to cooperative
    clusters},
    doi = {10.1109/ALIFE.2011.5954642},
    booktitle = {{IEEE} {Symposium} on {Artificial} {Life} 2011},
    publisher = {IEEE},
    author = {Traag, V. A. and Van Dooren, P and Nesterov, Y},
    month = apr,
    year = {2011},
    pages = {154--161},
    slide_url = {http://www.slideshare.net/vtraag/reputation-dynamics-through-gossiping}
    }
  • [PDF] [Slides] [DOI] V. A. Traag, A. Browet, F. Calabrese, and F. Morlot, “Social Event Detection in Massive Mobile Phone Data Using Probabilistic Location Inference,” in Proceedings IEEE SocialCom’2011, Boston, 2011, p. 625–628.
    [Bibtex]
    @inproceedings{traag_social_2011,
    address = {Boston},
    title = {Social {Event} {Detection} in {Massive} {Mobile} {Phone}
    {Data} {Using} {Probabilistic} {Location} {Inference}},
    doi = {10.1109/PASSAT/SocialCom.2011.133},
    booktitle = {Proceedings {IEEE} {SocialCom}'2011},
    publisher = {IEEE},
    author = {Traag, V. A. and Browet, A. and Calabrese, F. and Morlot, F.},
    month = oct,
    year = {2011},
    pages = {625--628},
    slide_url = {http://www.slideshare.net/vtraag/presentation-social-event}
    }

2010

  • [PDF] [Slides] [DOI] V. A. Traag, Y. E. Nesterov, and P. Dooren, “Exponential Ranking: taking into account negative links,” Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 6430, p. 192–202, 2010.
    [Bibtex]
    @article{traag_exponential_2010,
    series = {Lecture {Notes} in {Computer} {Science}},
    title = {Exponential {Ranking}: taking into account negative links},
    volume = {6430},
    doi = {10.1007/978-3-642-16567-2},
    journal = {Lecture {Notes} in {Computer} {Science}},
    author = {Traag, Vincent A and Nesterov, Yurii E and Dooren, Paul
    Van},
    editor = {Bolc, Leonard and Makowski, Marek and Wierzbicki, Adam},
    year = {2010},
    pages = {192--202},
    slide_url = {http://www.slideshare.net/vtraag/exponential-ranking-taking-into-account-negative-links}
    }

2009

  • [PDF] [arXiv] [Slides] [DOI] V. A. Traag and J. Bruggeman, “Community detection in networks with positive and negative links,” Physical Review E, vol. 80, iss. 3, p. +036115, 2009.
    [Bibtex]
    @article{traag_community_2009,
    title = {Community detection in networks with positive and negative
    links},
    volume = {80},
    eprinttype = {arXiv},
    eprint = {0811.2329},
    doi = {10.1103/PhysRevE.80.036115},
    number = {3},
    journal = {{Physical Review E}},
    author = {Traag, V. A. and Bruggeman, Jeroen},
    month = sep,
    year = {2009},
    pages = {+036115},
    slide_url = {http://www.slideshare.net/vtraag/presentation-eth-37912748}
    }

2008

  • [PDF] [Slides] V. A. Traag, “Popularity Distributions with Social Influence,” Master Thesis, Amsterdam, 2008.
    [Bibtex]
    @mastersthesis{traag_popularity_2008,
    address = {Amsterdam},
    title = {Popularity {Distributions} with {Social} {Influence}},
    url = {http://dare.uva.nl/en/scriptie/273167},
    school = {University of Amsterdam},
    author = {Traag, V. A.},
    year = {2008},
    slide_url = {http://www.slideshare.net/vtraag/presentatie-uv-a}
    }
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