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  • Coordination and growth: the Stag Hunt game on evolutionary networks 

    Starnini, Michele; Poncela, Julia; moreno, yamir; sanchez, angel (Institute of Physics (IOP), 2011-05-06)
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    Recently, the study of evolutionary games on networks has attracted great interest, focused mainly on the problem of the emergence of cooperation. A well studied framework for this problem is the Prisoner’s Dilemma game ...
  • The interconnected wealth of nations: Shock propagation on global trade-investment multiplex networks 

    Starnini, Michele; Boguña Espinal, Marian; Serrano, M.Angels (Nature, 2019-09-11)
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    Open Access
    The increasing integration of world economies, which organize in complex multilayer networks of interactions, is one of the critical factors for the global propagation of economic crises. We adopt the network science ...
  • Collective Response to Media Coverage of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Reddit and Wikipedia: Mixed-Methods Analysis 

    Gozzi, Nicolò; Starnini, Michele; Panisson, André; Paolotti, Daniela; Perra, Nicola (JMIR, 2020-10-12)
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    Open Access
    Background: The exposure and consumption of information during epidemic outbreaks may alter people’s risk perception and trigger behavioral changes, which can ultimately affect the evolution of the disease. It is thus of ...
  • Role of oxygen vacancy ordering and channel formation in tuning intercalation pseudocapacitance in Mo single-ion-implanted CeO2–x nanoflakes 

    Zheng, Xiaoran; Mofarah, Sajjad S.; Cen, Alan; Cazorla Silva, Claudio; Haque, Enamul; Chen, Ewing Y.; Atanacio, Armand J.; Manohar, Madhura; Vutukuri, Corey; Abraham, Joel Luke; Koshy, Pramod; Sorrell, Charles C. (2021-12-22)
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    Metal oxide pseudocapacitors are limited by low electrical and ionic conductivities. The present work integrates defect engineering and architectural design to exhibit, for the first time, intercalation pseudocapacitance ...
  • Flocking-enhanced social contagion 

    Levis, Demian; Díaz Guilera, Albert; Pagonabarraga Mora, Ignacio; Starnini, Michele (American Physical Society, 2020-09-01)
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    Open Access
    Background: Emergency Medical Services (EMS) plays a fundamental role in providing good quality healthcare services to citizens, as they are the first responders in distressing situations. Few studies have used available ...
  • Trends and Characteristics of Emergency Medical Services in Italy: A 5-Years Population-Based Registry Analysis 

    Campagna, Sara; Conti, Andrea; Starnini, Michele; Dalmasso Blanch, Marc; Gianino, Maria Michela; Borraccino, Alberto (2020-12-11)
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    Open Access
    Background: Emergency Medical Services (EMS) plays a fundamental role in providing good quality healthcare services to citizens, as they are the first responders in distressing situations. Few studies have used available ...
  • Impact of data accuracy on the evaluation of COVID-19 mitigation policies 

    Starnini, Michele; Aleta, Alberto; Tizzoni, Michele; Moreno, Yamir (Cambridge University Press, 2021-10-28)
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    Open Access
    Evaluating the effectiveness of nonpharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) to mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic is crucial to maximize the epidemic containment while minimizing the social and economic impact of these measures. ...
  • Emergence of Polarized Ideological Opinions in Multidimensional Topic Spaces 

    Baumann, Fabian; Lorenz-Spreen, Philipp; Sokolov, Igor M.; Starnini, Michele (2021-01-20)
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    Open Access
    Opinion polarization is on the rise, causing concerns for the openness of public debates. Additionally, extreme opinions on different topics often show significant correlations. The dynamics leading to these polarized ...
  • The echo chamber effect on social media 

    Cinelli, Matteo; De Francisci Morales, Gianmarco; Galeazzi, Alessandro; Quattrociocchi, Walter; Starnini, Michele (2021-02-23)
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    Open Access
    Social media may limit the exposure to diverse perspectives and favor the formation of groups of like-minded users framing and reinforcing a shared narrative, that is, echo chambers. However, the interaction paradigms among ...
  • Detecting adherence to the recommended childhood vaccination schedule from user-generated content in a US parenting forum 

    Betti, Lorenzo; De Francisci Morales, Gianmarco; Gauvin, Laetitia; Kalimeri, Kyriaki; Mejova, Yelena; Paolotti, Daniela; Starnini, Michele (Public Library of Science (PLOS), 2021-04-26)
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    Open Access
    Vaccine hesitancy is considered as one of the leading causes for the resurgence of vaccine preventable diseases. A non-negligible minority of parents does not fully adhere to the recommended vaccination schedule, leading ...
  • Prediction of new scientific collaborations through multiplex networks 

    Tuninetti, Marta; Aleta, Alberto; Paolotti, Daniela; Moreno, Yamir; Starnini, Michele (2021-12)
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    Open Access
    The establishment of new collaborations among scientists fertilizes the scientific environment, fostering novel discoveries. Understanding the dynamics driving the development of scientific collaborations is thus crucial ...
  • Modeling partial lockdowns in multiplex networks using partition strategies 

    Plazas,, Adrià; Malvestio, Irene; Starnini, Michele; Díaz Guilera, Albert (Springer Nature, 2021-04-01)
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    Open Access
    National stay-at-home orders, or lockdowns, were imposed in several countries to drastically reduce the social interactions mainly responsible for the transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Despite being essential to slow ...

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