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World Trade Atlas 1870-2013

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M. Boguñá   |  12 / 09 / 2015

We present the World Trade Atlas 1870-2013, a collection of annual world trade maps in which distances incorporate the different dimensions that affect international trade, beyond mere geography. The atlas provides us with information regarding the long-term evolution of the interna- tional trade system and demonstrates that, in terms of trade, the world is not flat, but hyperbolic. You can check the evolution of world trade in this interactive video tool

Postdoctoral position available (closed)

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redacción   |  03 / 06 / 2015

We invite applications for a Post-Doctoral Research Associate (1+1 years) in Network Science-Mapping Complexity at the University of Barcelona (Spain). The successful candidate will be required to join us in the investigation of complex networks embedded in hidden metric spaces to get insights into the connection between the structure and function in biological complex systems.

Postdoctoral position available (closed)

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M. Boguñá   |  11 / 10 / 2014

Universitat de Barcelona announces the availability of one Marie-Curie experienced researcher position in Online Social Networking technologies with a focus on structure and evolution of social networks and their navigability properties (code: iSocial-UB-ER4)

New paper in Phyical Review X

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M. Boguñá   |  05 / 28 / 2014

Strong clustering in networks induces a core-periphery organization responsible for the emergence of a double percolation transition associated with the same symmetry breaking.

New paper in Physical Review X

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Phys. Rev. X   |  09 / 29 / 2014

Online social networks offer a data-driven way to study patterns of human behavior on small and large scales. Researchers have shown that individuals are significantly more likely to enroll in social networks based on the influence of one active friend than the influence of mass-media campaigns. Read the paper. Check the videos here and here