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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Computer Science D-index 53 Citations 13,013 147 World Ranking 2428 National Ranking 1298
Social Sciences and Humanities D-index 55 Citations 13,235 131 World Ranking 874 National Ranking 449
Rising Stars D-index 58 Citations 15,652 210 World Ranking 117 National Ranking 20

Research.com Recognitions

Awards & Achievements

2022 - Research.com Rising Star of Science Award

2019 - ACM Senior Member

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Artificial intelligence
  • The Internet
  • Social science

Emilio Ferrara mostly deals with Social media, Internet privacy, Social network, Social system and Theoretical computer science. His Social media study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Misinformation, Information retrieval and Leverage. His Internet privacy research incorporates themes from Social media optimization, Anomaly detection and Intrusion detection system.

His studies deal with areas such as Empathy and Emotional contagion as well as Social network. His work carried out in the field of Social system brings together such families of science as Homophily, Complex contagion and Bayesian probability, Bayes' theorem. His Theoretical computer science study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Diffusion, Network science, Complex network and Artificial intelligence.

His most cited work include:

  • The rise of social bots (868 citations)
  • Graph embedding techniques, applications, and performance: A survey (758 citations)
  • Social bots distort the 2016 U.S. Presidential election online discussion (379 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

His scientific interests lie mostly in Social media, Internet privacy, Social network, Data science and World Wide Web. His Social media research includes themes of Misinformation, Conversation and Media studies. His work deals with themes such as Exploit, Context and Scale, which intersect with Internet privacy.

Emilio Ferrara has researched Social network in several fields, including Dynamic network analysis, Network science, Complex network and Cluster analysis. Emilio Ferrara combines subjects such as Focus and Social dynamics with his study of Data science. His Presidential election research includes elements of Presidential system, Democracy and Ideology.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Social media (45.23%)
  • Internet privacy (16.96%)
  • Social network (19.08%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2019-2021)?

  • Social media (45.23%)
  • Pandemic (4.59%)
  • Internet privacy (16.96%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His primary areas of investigation include Social media, Pandemic, Internet privacy, Misinformation and Artificial intelligence. His study in Social media is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Context and Public relations. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Conversation and Face.

The concepts of his Internet privacy study are interwoven with issues in Coping, Deception and Topic model. His studies in Misinformation integrate themes in fields like Premise, Interdependence and Data collection. His Artificial intelligence research focuses on Machine learning and how it relates to Training set.

Between 2019 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Tracking Social Media Discourse About the COVID-19 Pandemic: Development of a Public Coronavirus Twitter Data Set. (153 citations)
  • COVID-19: The First Public Coronavirus Twitter Dataset (82 citations)
  • What types of COVID-19 conspiracies are populated by Twitter bots? (37 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • The Internet
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Social science

Emilio Ferrara mainly focuses on Social media, Internet privacy, Pandemic, Misinformation and Context. The various areas that Emilio Ferrara examines in his Social media study include Advertising and Narrative. His Narrative study combines topics in areas such as Online harassment and Big data.

His Internet privacy research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Topic model, Cryptocurrency, Point and Deception. Emilio Ferrara connects Context with Presidential election in his research. His research in Disinformation intersects with topics in Consumption, Leverage and Identification.

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Best Publications

The rise of social bots

Emilio Ferrara;Onur Varol;Clayton Davis;Filippo Menczer.
Communications of The ACM (2016)

1431 Citations

Graph embedding techniques, applications, and performance: A survey

Palash Goyal;Emilio Ferrara.
Knowledge Based Systems (2018)

940 Citations

Social bots distort the 2016 U.S. Presidential election online discussion

Alessandro Bessi;Emilio Ferrara.
First Monday (2016)

764 Citations

Online Human-Bot Interactions: Detection, Estimation, and Characterization

Onur Varol;Emilio Ferrara;Clayton A. Davis;Filippo Menczer.
arXiv: Social and Information Networks (2017)

525 Citations

BotOrNot: A System to Evaluate Social Bots

Clayton Allen Davis;Onur Varol;Emilio Ferrara;Alessandro Flammini.
the web conference (2016)

515 Citations

Web data extraction, applications and techniques

Emilio Ferrara;Pasquale De Meo;Giacomo Fiumara;Robert Baumgartner.
Knowledge Based Systems (2014)

350 Citations

The DARPA Twitter Bot Challenge

V.S. Subrahmanian;Amos Azaria;Skylar Durst;Vadim Kagan.
IEEE Computer (2016)

348 Citations

Disinformation and social bot operations in the run up to the 2017 French presidential election

Emilio Ferrara.
First Monday (2017)

321 Citations

Defining and identifying Sleeping Beauties in science

Qing Ke;Emilio Ferrara;Filippo Radicchi;Alessandro Flammini.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2015)

299 Citations

Measuring Emotional Contagion in Social Media

Emilio Ferrara;Emilio Ferrara;Zeyao Yang.
PLOS ONE (2015)

260 Citations

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