Publications

Here you can explore our latest research publications. Each entry lists the publication source, and details about the authors.

A Biased Review of Biases in Twitter Studies on Political Collective Action

Peter Cihon and Taha Yasseri (2016)

Frontiers in Physics, 4:34. doi: 10.3389/fphy.2016.00034

http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fphy.2016.00034/full

A central limit theorem with application to inference in $\alpha$-stable regression models

Marina Riabiz, Tohid Ardeshiri and Simon Godsill (2016)

JMLR Workshop and Conference proceedings, Vol 55

http://www.jmlr.org/proceedings/

At the Crossroads: Lessons and Challenges in Computational Social Science

Javier Borge-Holthoefer, Yamir Moreno, Taha Yasseri, eds. (2016)

Lausanne: Frontiers Media, doi: 10.3389/978-2-88945-021-3.

http://journal.frontiersin.org/researchtopic/3623/at-the-crossroads-lessons-and-challenges-in-computational-social-science

Beyond privacy and exposure: ethical issues within citizen-facing analytics

Peter Grindrod (2016)

Philosophical Translations of the Royal Society, volume 374, issue 2083. 

http://rsta.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/374/2083/20160132

Coherency-maximizing exploration in the supermarket

Peter S. Riefer, Rosie Prior, Nicholas Blair, Giles Pavey & Bradley C. Love (2016)

Nature Human Behaviour, Article number: 0017 (2017) doi:10.1038/s41562-016-0017

http://www.nature.com/articles/s41562-016-0017

Compelling truth: legal protection of the infosphere against big data spills

Burkhard Schafer (2016)

Philosophical Translations of the Royal Society, volume 374, issue 2083. 

http://rsta.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/374/2083/20160114

Control functionals for Monte Carlo integration

Chris J.Oates, Mark Girolami and Nicolas Chopin (2016)

J.R.Statist.Soc.B, arXiv:1410.2392 [stat.ME].

https://arxiv.org/pdf/1410.2392v5.pdf

Data philanthropy and the design of the infraethics for information societies

Mariarosaria Taddeo (2016)

Philosophical Translations of the Royal Society, volume 374, issue 2083.

http://rsta.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/374/2083/20160113

Data Polygamy: The Many-Many Relationships among Urban Spatio-Temporal Data Sets

Fernando Chirigati, Harish Doraiswamy, Theodoros Damoulas, Juliana Freire (2016)

SIGMOD '16 Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Management of Data, Pages 1011-1025, ISBN: 978-1-4503-3531-7 doi>10.1145/2882903.2915245

http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2915245

Data science ethics in government

Cat Drew (2016)

Philosophical Translations of the Royal Society, volume 374, issue 2083.

http://rsta.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/374/2083/20160119

Digital Divisions of Labor and Informational Magnetism: Mapping Participation in Wikipedia

Mark Graham, Ralph K Straumann, Bernie Hogan Oxford (2016)

Annals of the Association of American Geographers. 105(6) 1158-1178. doi:10.1080/00045608.2015.1072791.

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00045608.2015.1072791?journalCode=raag20

Facilitating the ethical use of health data for the benefit of society: electronic health records, consent and the duty of easy rescue

Sebastian Porsdam Mann, Julian Savulescu, Barbara J. Sahakian (2016)

Philosophical Translations of the Royal Society, volume 374, issue 2083. 

http://rsta.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/374/2083/20160130

Faultless responsibility: on the nature and allocation of moral responsibility for distributed moral actions

Luciano Floridi (2016)

Philosophical Translations of the Royal Society, volume 374, issue 2083. 

http://rsta.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/374/2083/20160112

Input-Output Non-Linear Dynamical Systems applied to Physiological Condition Monitoring

Konstantinos Georgatzis, Christopher K.I. Williams and Christopher Hawthorne (2016)

Proc Machine Learning in Health Care, JMLR W&C Track Volume 56, 2016

http://www.jmlr.org/proceedings/papers/v56/Georgatzis16.pdf

Investment consequences of the Paris climate agreement

Howard Covington (2016)

Journal of Sustainable Finance & Investment, DOI:10.1080/20430795.2016.1196556.

Locating ethics in data science: responsibility and accountability in global and distributed knowledge production systems

Sabina Leonelli (2016)

Philosophical Translations of the Royal Society, volume 374, issue 2083. 

http://rsta.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/374/2083/20160122

Phenotiki: An open software and hardware platform for affordable and easy image-based phenotyping of rosette-shaped plants

Massimo Minervini, Mario Valerio Giuffrida, Pierdomenico Perata, Sotirios A. Tsaftaris (2016)

The Plant Journal, 2017. In press.

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/tpj.13472/full

Predicting Patient State-of-Health using Sliding Window and Recurrent Classifiers

Adam McCarthy, Christopher K.I. Williams (2016)

NIPS 2016 Workshop on Machine Learning for Health

http://homepages.inf.ed.ac.uk/ckiw/postscript/ml4hc-final-20161201.pdf 

Privacy is an essentially contested concept: a multi-dimensional analytic for mapping privacy

Deirdre K. Mulligan, Colin Koopman, Nick Doty (2016)

Philosophical Translations of the Royal Society, volume 374, issue 2083. 

http://rsta.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/374/2083/20160118

Probabilistic Integration: A Role for Statisticians in Numerical Analysis?

François-Xavier Briol, Chris. J. Oates, Mark Girolami, Michael A. Osborne and Dino Sejdinovic (2016)

Cornell University Library, arXiv:1512.00933v2 [stat.ML].

https://arxiv.org/pdf/1512.00933v5.pdf

The dynamics of big data and human rights: the case of scientific research

Effy Vayena, John Tasioulas (2016)

Philosophical Translations of the Royal Society, volume 374, issue 2083. 

http://rsta.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/374/2083/20160129

The ethics of algorithms: Mapping the debate

Brent Daniel Mittelstadt, Patrick Allo, Mariarosaria Taddeo, Sandra Wachter, Luciano Floridi (2016)

Big Data & Society, 3 (2) 2053951716679679; DOI: 10.1177/2053951716679679

http://bds.sagepub.com/content/3/2/2053951716679679.full.pdf+html

The ethics of big data as a public good: which public? Whose good?

Linnet Taylor (2016)

Philosophical Translations of the Royal Society, volume 374, issue 2083.

http://rsta.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/374/2083/20160126

The ethics of data and of data science: an economist’s perspective

Jonathan Cave (2016)

Philosophical Translations of the Royal Society, volume 374, issue 2083.

http://rsta.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/374/2083/20160117

The ethics of smart cities and urban science

Rob Kitchin (2016)

Philosophical Translations of the Royal Society, volume 374, issue 2083.

http://rsta.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/374/2083/20160115

The opportunities and ethics of big data: practical priorities for a national Council of Data Ethics

Olivia Varley-Winter, Hetan Shah (2016)

Philosophical Translations of the Royal Society, volume 374, issue 2083.

http://rsta.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/374/2083/20160116

Using Geotagged Digital Social Data in Geographic Research

Ate Poorthuis, Matthew Zook, Taylor Shelton, Mark Graham and Monica Stephens (2016)

Key Methods in Geography. eds. Clifford, N., French, S., Cope, M., and Gillespie, T. London: Sage. 248-269.

https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2513938

What is data ethics?

Luciano Floridi, Mariarosaria Taddeo (2016)

Philosophical Translations of the Royal Society, volume 374, issue 2083. 

http://rsta.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/374/2083/20160360#sec-1

What’s the good of a science platform?

John Gallacher (2016)

Philosophical Translations of the Royal Society, volume 374, issue 2083.

http://rsta.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/374/2083/20160127