Publications

Books and chapters

The Nature of Social Structures

L. M. Aiello
Encyclopedia of Social Network Analysis and Mining, Springer 2017
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Group Types in Social Media

Luca Maria Aiello
Springer UCD 2015
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Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Social Informatics

Luca Maria Aiello, Daniel McFarland
Springer, 2014
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Journals

Diversity of indoor activities and economic development of neighborhoods

D. Quercia, L. M. Aiello, R. Schifanella
PLOS One, 2018
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The New Urban Success: How Culture Pays

D. Hristova, L. M. Aiello, D. Quercia
Frontiers in Physics, 2018
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Beautiful and damned. Combined effect of content quality and social ties on user engagement

L. M. Aiello, R. Schifanella, M. Redi, S. Svetlichnaya, F. Liu, S. Osindero
Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, IEEE, 2017
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Adult Content Consumption in Online Social Networks

M. Coletto, L. M. Aiello, C. Lucchese, F. Silvestri
Social Network Analysis and Mining, Springer, 2017
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Incentivizing social media users for mobile crowdsourcing

P. Micholia, M. Karaliopoulos, I. Koutsopoulos, L. M. Aiello, G. De Francisci Morales, D. Quercia
International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, Elsevier, 2017
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Social Question Answering: Textual, User, and Network Features for Best Answer Prediction

P. Molino, L. M. Aiello, P. Lops
Transactions on Information Systems (TOIS), ACM, 2016
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OSoMe: The IUNI Observatory on Social Media

C. A. Davis, G. L. Ciampaglia, L. M. Aiello et al.
PeerJ, 2016
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Chatty maps: constructing sound maps of urban areas from social media data

L. M. Aiello, R. Schifanella, D. Quercia, F. Aletta
Royal Society Open Science, Royal Society, 2016
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Predicting celebrity attendees at public events using stock photo metadata

X. Shuai, N. O'Hare, L. M. Aiello, A. Jaimes
Multimedia Tools and Applications, Springer, 2014
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Characterization of online groups along space, time, and social dimensions

D. Martin-Borregon, L. M. Aiello, P. Grabowicz, A. Jaimes, R. Baeza-Yates
EPJ Data Science, Springer Open, 2014
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Fast filtering and animation of large dynamic networks

P. Grabowicz, L. M. Aiello, F. Menczer
EPJ Data Science, Springer Open, 2014
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Modeling dynamics of attention in social media with user efficiency

C. Vaca-Ruiz, L. M. Aiello, A. Jaimes
EPJ Data Science, Springer Open, 2014
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Tracking Human Migration from Online Attention

C. Vaca-Ruiz, D. Quercia, L. M. Aiello, P. Fraternali
Citizen in Sensor Networks, Springer, 2014
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Sensing Trending Topics in Twitter

L. M. Aiello, G. Petkos, C. Martin, D. Corney, S. Papadopoulos, R. Skraba, A. Goker, Y. Kompatsiaris, A. Jaimes
Transactions on Multimedia, IEEE, 2013
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Link creation and information spreading over social and communication ties in aNobii

L. M. Aiello, A. Barrat, C. Cattuto, R. Schifanella, G. Ruffo
EPJ data science, Springer Open, 2012
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Friendship prediction and homophily in social media

L. M. Aiello, A. Barrat, R. Schifanella, C. Cattuto, B. Markines, F. Menczer
Transactions on the Web (TWEB), ACM, 2012
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LotusNet: tunable privacy for distributed online social network services

L. M. Aiello, G. Ruffo
Computer Communications, Elsevier, 2012
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Contextual tag inference

M.I. Mandel, R.Pascanu, D. Eck, Y. Bengio, L. M. Aiello, R. Schifanella, F. Menczer
Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications (TOMCCAP), ACM, 2011
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An identity-based approach to secure P2P applications with Likir

L. M. Aiello, M. Milanesio, G. Ruffo, R. Schifanella
Peer-to-Peer Networking and Applications, Springer, 2011
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Conference proceedings

Hearts and Politics: Metrics for Tracking Biorhythm Changes during Brexit and Trump

L. M. Aiello, D. Quercia, E. Roitmann
ACM Digital Health, Lyon, France 2018
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Community Engagement Triage: Lightweight Prompts for Systematic Reviews

M. Dittus, L. M. Aiello, D. Quercia
CSCW, Jersey City, NJ, USA, 2017
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Analyzing Uber’s Ride-sharing Economy

F. Kooti, M. Grbovic, L. M. Aiello, N. Djuric, V. Radosavljevic, K. Lerman
WWW, Perth, Australia, 2017
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Evolution of Ego-networks in Social Media with Link Recommendations

L. M. Aiello, N. Barbieri
WSDM, Oxford, UK 2017
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iPhone’s Digital Marketplace: Characterizing the Big Spenders

F. Kooti, M. Grbovic, L. M. Aiello, E. Bax, K. Lerman
WSDM, Oxford, UK 2017
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The Role of Relevance in Sponsored Search

L. M. Aiello, I. Arapakis, R. Baeza-Yates, X. Bai, N. Barbieri, A. Mantrach, F. Silvestri
CIKM, Indianapolis, IN, USA, 2016
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On the Behaviour of Deviant Communities in Online Social Networks

M. Coletto, L. M. Aiello, C. Lucchese, F. Silvestri
ICWSM, Cologne, Germany, 2016
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The Emotional and Chromatic Layers of Urban Smells

D. Quercia, L. M. Aiello, R. Schifanella
ICWSM, Cologne, Germany, 2016
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Portrait of an Online Shopper: Understanding and Predicting Consumer Behavior

F. Kooti, K. Lerman, L. M. Aiello, M. Grbovic, N. Djuric, V. Radosavljevic
WSDM, San Francisco, USA, 2016
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Local Ranking Problem on the BrowseGraph

M. Trevisiol, L. M. Aiello, P. Boldi, R. Blanco
SIGIR, Santiago, Chile, 2015
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Smelly Maps: The Digital Life of Urban Smellscapes

D. Quercia, R. Schifanella, L. M. Aiello, K. McLean
ICWSM, Oxford, UK, 2015
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An Image is Worth More than a Thousand Favorites: Surfacing the Hidden Beauty of Flickr Pictures

R. Schifanella, M. Redi, L. M. Aiello
ICWSM, Oxford, UK, 2015
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Evolution of Conversations in the Age of Email Overload

F. Kooti, L. M. Aiello, K. Lerman, M. Grbovic, A. Mantrach
WWW, Florence, Italy, 2015
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The Digital Life of Walkable Streets

D. Quercia, L. M. Aiello, R. Schifanella, A. Davies
WWW, Florence, Italy, 2015
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Cold-start News Recommendation with Domain-dependent Browse Graph

M. Trevisiol, L. M. Aiello, R. Schifanella, A. Jaimes
RecSys, Foster City, CA, USA, 2014
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The shortest path to happiness: Recommending beautiful, quiet, and happy routes in the city

D. Quercia, R. Schifanella, L.M. Aiello
Hypertext, Santiago, Chile, 2014
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Reading the Source Code of Social Ties

L. M. Aiello, R. Schifanella, B. State
WebScience, Bloomington, IN, USA, 2014
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Soft Frequent Pattern Mining Approach for Textual Topic Detection

G. Petkos, S. Papadopoulos, L. M. Aiello, R. Skraba, Y. Kompatsiaris
WIMS, Thessaloniki, Greece, 2014
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Taking Brazil’s Pulse: Tracking Growing Urban Economies from Online Attention

C. Vaca-Ruiz, D. Quercia, L. M. Aiello, P. Fraternali
WWW, Seoul, Korea, 2014
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Follow My Friends This Friday! An Analysis of Human-generated Friendship Recommendations

R. Garcia-Gavilanes, N. O'Hare, L. M. Aiello, A. Jaimes
SocInfo, Kyoto, Japan, 2013
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Competition-Based Networks for Expert Finding

C. Aslay, N. O'Hare, L. M. Aiello, A. Jaimes
SIGIR, Dublin, Ireland, 2013
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Search Behaviour on Photo Sharing Platforms

S. Maniu, N. O'Hare, L. M. Aiello, L. Chiarandini, A. Jaimes
ICME, San Jose, CA, USA, 2013
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Distinguishing Topical and Social Groups Based on Common Identity and Bond Theory

P. A. Grabowicz, L. M. Aiello, V. M. Eguíluz, A. Jaimes
WSDM, Rome, Italy, 2013
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Predicting Participants in Public Events using Stock Photos

N.O'Hare L. M. Aiello, A. Jaimes
ACM Multimedia, Nara, Japan, 2012
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Image Ranking Based on User Browsing Behavior

M. Trevisiol, L. Chiarandini, L. M. Aiello, A. Jaimes
SIGIR, Portland, OR, USA, 2012
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People are Strange when you're a Stranger: Impact and Influence of Bots on Social Networks

L. M. Aiello, M. Deplano, R. Schifanella, G. Ruffo
ICWSM, Dublin, Ireland 2012
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Tagging relations to achieve complex search goals

R. Schifanella, L. M. Aiello, G. Ruffo
NWeSP, Salamanca, Spain, 2011
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Behavior-driven clustering of queries into topics

L. M. Aiello, D. Donato, U. Ozertem, F. Menczer
CIKM, Glasgow, UK 2011
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Link creation and profile alignment in the aNobii social network

L. M. Aiello, A. Barrat, C. Cattuto, G. Ruffo, R. Schifanella
SocialCom, Minneapolis, MN, USA, 2010
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Avoiding eclipse attacks on Kad/Kademlia: an identity based approach

R. Fantacci, L. Maccari, L. Chisci, M. Rosi, L. M. Aiello, M. Milanesio
ICC, Dresden, Germany, 2009
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Tempering Kademlia with a Robust Identity Based System

L. M. Aiello, M. Milanesio, G. Ruffo, R. Schifanella
P2P, Aachen, Germany, 2008
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Workshops, demos, posters, challenges

The sensorial map of the city

D. Quercia, L. M. Aiello, R. Schifanella
CSSWS, Cologne, Germany 2015
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Decomposition of Social Ties with Blau's Exchange Theory

L. M. Aiello, R. Schifanella, B. State
CSSWS, Cologne, Germany 2015
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Getting Jobs Done for the Sharing Economy

P. Micholia, M. Karaliopoulos, I. Koutsopoulos, D. Quercia, L. M. Aiello, G. De Francisci Morales
IC2S2, Helsinki, Finland 2015
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Men eat on Mars, Women on Venus? An Empirical Study of Food-Images

C. Wagner, L. M. Aiello
WebSci, Oxford, UK 2015
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Distributed Representations for Semantic Matching in non-factoid Question Answering

P. Molino, L. M. Aiello
SMIR, Queensland, Australia, 2014
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SNOW 2014 Data Challenge: Assessing the Performance of News Topic Detection Methods in Social Media

S.Papadopoulos, D.Corney, L.M.Aiello
SNOW, Seoul, Korea, 2014
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SocialSensor: Finding Diverse Images at MediaEval 2013

D. Corney, C. Martin, A. Göker, E. Spyromitros-Xioufis, S. Papadopoulos, L. M. Aiello, B. Thomee
MediaEval, Barcelona, Spain 2013
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Metro: Exploring Participation in Public Events

L. Chiarandini, L. M. Aiello, N. O'Hare, A. Jaimes
SocInfo, Kyoto, Japan, 2013
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Fast Visualization of Relevant Portions of Dynamic Networks

P. A. Grabowicz, L. M. Aiello, F. Menczer
CAD WICI data challenge, 2013
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Tagging with DHARMA, a DHT-based Approach for Resource Mapping through Approximation

L. M. Aiello
HOTP2P, Atlanta, GA, USA, 2010
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Secure and Flexible Framework for Decentralized Social Network Services

L. M. Aiello, G. Ruffo
SESOC, Mannheim, Germany, 2010
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Tutorials

Efficient Auto-generation of Taxonomies for Structured Knowledge Discovery and Organization

D. Ajwani, S. Dutta, P. Nicholson, L. M. Aiello, A. Sala
HT, Balitmore, MD, USA, 2018
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Computational Social Science for the World Wide Web

I. Weber, C. Wagner, M. Strohmaier, L. M. Aiello
WWW, Montréal, Canada, 2016
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Supporting sociological theories with social media data mining

L. M. Aiello
SocInfo, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2012
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Theses

Analysis, prediction and privacy-aware design of social media and online search

L. M. Aiello
PhD Thesis, Torino, Italy, 2012
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Analisi di Attacchi contro Reti p2p Strutturate e Sviluppo di un'Infrastruttura Kademlia-like Sicura basata sull'Identita'

L. M. Aiello
Master Thesis, Torino, Italy 2008
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FairPeers: Progettazione ed Implementazione di un Servizio di File Management Tramite Pastry

L. M. Aiello
Bachelor Thesis, Torino, Italy 2006
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