Publications

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2019

  • [PDF] [arXiv] [DOI] Traag, V. A., Waltman, L., & van Eck, N. J. (2019). From Louvain to Leiden: guaranteeing well-connected communities. Scientific reports, 9(1), 5233.
    [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},
    journal = {Scientific Reports},
    number = {1},
    pages = {5233},
    publisher = {Nature Publishing Group},
    volume = {9},
    year = {2019},
    eprinttype = {arxiv},
    eprint = {1810.08473},
    doi = {10.1038/s41598-019-41695-z},
    }
  • [PDF] [arXiv] [Slides] [DOI] Traag, V. A., & Waltman, L. (2019). Systematic analysis of agreement between metrics and peer review in the UK REF. Palgrave communications, 5(1), 29.
    [Bibtex]
    @article{traag_uk_ref_2018,
    author = {Traag, V. A. and Waltman, L.},
    doi = {10.1057/s41599-019-0233-x},
    issn = {2055-1045},
    journal = {Palgrave Communications},
    keywords = {Library science,Science,technology and society},
    month = {dec},
    number = {1},
    pages = {29},
    publisher = {Nature Publishing Group},
    title = {{Systematic analysis of agreement between metrics and peer review in the UK REF}},
    volume = {5},
    year = {2019},
    eprinttype = {arxiv},
    eprint = {1808.03491},
    slide_url = {https://www.slideshare.net/vtraag/replacing-peer-review-by-metrics-in-the-uk-ref}
    }

2018

  • [PDF] [arXiv] Šubelj, L., Waltman, L., Traag, V. A., & van Eck, N. J. (2018). Intermediacy of publications. .
    [Bibtex]
    @article{subelj_intermediacy_2018,
    title = {Intermediacy of publications},
    author = {Šubelj, Lovro and Waltman, Ludo and Traag, Vincent Antonio and van Eck, Nees Jan},
    year = {2018},
    eprinttype = {arxiv},
    eprint = {1812.08259}
    }
  • [PDF] [Slides] Traag, V. A., Malgarini, M., Cicero, T., Sarlo, S., & Waltman, L.. (2018). Peer review uncertainty at the institutional level. Paper presented at the STI 2018 conference proceedings.
    [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] Traag, V. A., Doreian, P., & Mrvar, A. (2018). Partitioning signed networks. In Doreian, P., Batagelj, V., & Ferligoj, A. (Eds.), In Advances in network clustering and blockmodeling Wiley-Interscience.
    [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] Waltman, L., & Traag, V. A. (2017). Impact factors: is the Nature Index at odds with DORA?. Nature, 545(7655), 412–412.
    [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] Waltman, L., & Traag, V. A. (2017). Use of the journal impact factor for assessing individual articles need not be wrong. .
    [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] Traag, V. A., Quax, R., & Sloot, P. M. A. (2017). Modelling the distance impedance of protest attendance. Physica A, 468, 171–182.
    [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] Decuyper, A., Browet, A., Traag, V. A., Blondel, V. D., & Delvenne, J. (2016). Clean up or mess up: the effect of sampling biases on measurements of degree distributions in mobile phone datasets. .
    [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] Uitermark, J., Traag, V. A., & Bruggeman, J. (2016). Dissecting discursive contention: A relational analysis of the Dutch debate on minority integration, 1990–2006. Social Networks, 47, 107–115.
    [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] Traag, V. A. (2016). Complex Contagion of Campaign Donations. PLoS ONE, 11(4), e0153539.
    [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] Traag, V. A., Reinanda, R., & van Klinken, G.. (2016). Structure of a Media Co-occurrence Network. Paper presented at the Proceedings of ECCS 2014.
    [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] Hicks, J., Traag, V. A., & Reinanda, R. (2015). Turning Digitised Newspapers into Networks of Political Elites. Asian Journal of Social Science, 43(5), 567–587.
    [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] Traag, V. A., Reinanda, R., & van Klinken, G. (2015). Elite Co-Occurrence in the Media. Asian Journal of Social Science, 43(5), 588–612.
    [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] Hicks, J., Traag, V. A., & Reinanda, R. (2015). Old Questions, New Techniques: A Research Note on the Computational Identification of Political Elites. Comparative Sociology, 14(3), 386–401.
    [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] Traag, V. A. (2015). Faster unfolding of communities: Speeding up the Louvain algorithm. Physical Review E, 92(3), +032801.
    [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] Traag, V. A., Aldecoa, R., & Delvenne, J. -C. (2015). Detecting communities using asymptotical surprise. Physical Review E, 92(2), +022816.
    [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] Traag, V. A., Reinanda, R., Hicks, J., & van Klinken, G.. (2014). Dynamics of media attention. Paper presented at the Proceedings of ICCSA 2014, Le Havre, France.
    [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}
    }
  • Traag, V. A. (2014). Algorithms and Dynamical Models for Communities and Reputation in Social Networks. Heidelberg: Springer.
    [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] Thomas, C. J., Lambrechts, J., Wolanski, E., Traag, V. A., Blondel, V. D., Deleersnijder, E., & Hanert, E. (2014). Numerical modelling and graph theory tools to study ecological connectivity in the Great Barrier Reef. Ecological Modelling, 272, 160–174.
    [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] Traag, V. A. ((2013). Algorithms and dynamical models for communities and reputation in social networks.). PhD Thesis, Louvain-la-Neuve.
    [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] Lupu, Y., & Traag, V. A. (2013). Trading Communities, the Networked Structure of International Relations, and the Kantian Peace. Journal of Conflict Resolution, 57(6), 1011–1042.
    [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] Traag, V. A., Krings, G., & Van Dooren, P. (2013). Significant scales in community structure. Scientific Reports, 3, 2930.
    [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] Csáji, B. C., Browet, A., Traag, V., Delvenne, J., Huens, E., Van Dooren, P., Smoreda, Z., & Blondel, V. D. (2013). Exploring the mobility of mobile phone users. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 392(6), 1459–1473.
    [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] Traag, V. A., Van Dooren, P., & De Leenheer, P. (2013). Dynamical Models Explaining Social Balance and Evolution of Cooperation. PLoS ONE, 8(4), e60063.
    [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] Uitermark, J., Traag, V. A., & Bruggeman, J. (2012). De strijd om discursieve macht: een relationele discoursanalyse van het Nederlandse integratiedebat, 1990-2005. Sociologie, 8(2), 219–247.
    [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] Bruggeman, J., Traag, V. A., & Uitermark, J. (2012). Detecting Communities through Network Data. American Sociological Review, 77(6), 1050–1063.
    [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] Traag, V. A., Van Dooren, P., & Nesterov, Y. (2011). Narrow scope for resolution-limit-free community detection. Physical Review E, 84(1), +016114.
    [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] Traag, V. A., Van Dooren, P., & Nesterov, Y.. (2011). Indirect reciprocity through gossiping can lead to cooperative clusters. Paper presented at the IEEE Symposium on Artificial Life 2011, Piscataway.
    [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] Traag, V. A., Browet, A., Calabrese, F., & Morlot, F.. (2011). Social Event Detection in Massive Mobile Phone Data Using Probabilistic Location Inference. Paper presented at the Proceedings IEEE SocialCom’2011, Boston.
    [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] Traag, V. A., Nesterov, Y. E., & Dooren, P. (2010). Exponential Ranking: taking into account negative links. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 6430, 192–202.
    [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] Traag, V. A., & Bruggeman, J. (2009). Community detection in networks with positive and negative links. Physical Review E, 80(3), +036115.
    [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] Traag, V. A. ((2008). Popularity Distributions with Social Influence.). Master Thesis, Amsterdam.
    [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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