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Publications: Dr Nicola Perra

Gozzi N, Chinazzi M, Dean NE, Longini IM, Halloran ME, Perra N, Vespignani A ( 2022 ) . Estimating the impact of COVID-19 vaccine allocation inequities: a modeling study . medRxiv
Bracci A, Boehnke J, ElBahrawy A, Perra N, Teytelboym A, Baronchelli A ( 2022 ) . Macroscopic properties of buyer-seller networks in online marketplaces . PNAS Nexus
Chernikova A, Gozzi N, Boboila S, Perra N, Eliassi-Rad T, Oprea A ( 2022 ) . Modeling Self-Propagating Malware with Epidemiological Models .
Di Bona G, Bracci A, Perra N, Latora V, Baronchelli A ( 2022 ) . The decentralized evolution of decentralization across fields: from Governance to Blockchain .
Carli F, Foini P, Gozzi N, Perra N, Schifanella R ( 2022 ) . Modeling Teams Performance Using Deep Representational Learning on Graphs .
Chernikova A, Gozzi N, Boboila S, Angadi P, Loughner J, Wilden M, Perra N, Eliassi-Rad T et al. ( 2022 ) . Cyber Network Resilience against Self-Propagating Malware Attacks .
Perra N, Tizzoni M, Nsoesie E, Gauvin L, Karsai M, Bansal S ( 2022 ) . Addressing the socioeconomic divide in computational modeling for infectious diseases . Nature Communications
Gozzi N, Chinazzi M, Davis JT, Mu K, Piontti APY, Ajelli M, Perra N, Vespignani A ( 2022 ) . Anatomy of the first six months of COVID-19 vaccination campaign in Italy . PLoS Computational Biology vol. 18 , ( 5 )
Gozzi N, Comini N, Perra N ( 2022 ) . The adoption of non-pharmaceutical interventions and the role of digital infrastructure during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Colombia, Ecuador, and El Salvador .
Chernikova A, Gozzi N, Boboila S, Angadi P, Loughner J, Wilden M, Perra N, Eliassi-Rad T et al. ( 2022 ) . Cyber Network Resilience Against Self-Propagating Malware Attacks . vol. 13554 LNCS ,
Gao S, Dai X, Wang L, Perra N, Wang Z ( 2022 ) . Epidemic Spreading in Metapopulation Networks Coupled With Awareness Propagation . IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics
Bracci A, Boehnke J, ElBahrawy A, Perra N, Teytelboym A, Baronchelli A ( 2021 ) . Macroscopic properties of buyer-seller networks in online marketplaces .
Briand SC, Cinelli M, Nguyen T, Lewis R, Prybylski D, Valensise CM, Colizza V, Tozzi AE et al. ( 2021 ) . Infodemics: A new challenge for public health . Cell vol. 184 , ( 25 ) 6010 - 6014 .
Davis JT, Chinazzi M, Perra N, Mu K, Pastore y Piontti A, Ajelli M, Dean NE, Gioannini C et al. ( 2021 ) . Cryptic transmission of SARS-CoV-2 and the first COVID-19 wave . Nature vol. 600 , ( 7887 ) 127 - 132 .
Gozzi N, Tizzoni M, Chinazzi M, Ferres L, Vespignani A, Perra N ( 2021 ) . Estimating the effect of social inequalities on the mitigation of COVID-19 across communities in Santiago de Chile . Nature Communications vol. 12 , ( 1 )
Cronin B, Perra N, Rocha LEC, Zhu Z, Pallotti F, Gorgoni S, Conaldi G, De Vita R ( 2021 ) . Ethical implications of network data in business and management settings . Social Networks vol. 67 , 29 - 40 .
Gozzi N, Bajardi P, Perra N ( 2021 ) . The importance of non-pharmaceutical interventions during the COVID-19 vaccine rollout . PLoS Computational Biology vol. 17 , ( 9 )
Gozzi N, Scudeler M, Paolotti D, Baronchelli A, Perra N ( 2021 ) . Self-initiated behavioral change and disease resurgence on activity-driven networks . Physical Review E vol. 104 , ( 1 )
Perra N ( 2021 ) . Non-pharmaceutical interventions during the COVID-19 pandemic: A review . Physics Reports vol. 913 , 1 - 52 .
Davis JT, Chinazzi M, Perra N, Mu K, Piontti APY, Ajelli M, Dean NE, Gioannini C et al. ( 2021 ) . Cryptic transmission of SARS-CoV-2 and the first COVID-19 wave in Europe and the United States . medRxiv
Perra N ( 2020 ) . Non-pharmaceutical interventions during the COVID-19 pandemic: a rapid review .
Gozzi N, Scudeler M, Paolotti D, Baronchelli A, Perra N ( 2020 ) . Self-initiated behavioural change and disease resurgence on activity-driven networks .
Gozzi N, Tizzani M, Starnini M, Ciulla F, Paolotti D, Panisson A, Perra N ( 2020 ) . Collective Response to Media Coverage of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Reddit and Wikipedia: Mixed-Methods Analysis . Journal of Medical Internet Research vol. 22 , ( 10 )
Davis JT, Chinazzi M, Perra N, Mu K, Piontti APY, Ajelli M, Dean NE, Gioannini C et al. ( 2020 ) . Estimating the establishment of local transmission and the cryptic phase of the COVID-19 pandemic in the USA . medRxiv
Shah C, Dehmamy N, Perra N, Chinazzi M, Barabási A-L, Vespignani A, Yu R ( 2020 ) . Finding Patient Zero: Learning Contagion Source with Graph Neural Networks .
Gozzi N, Tizzani M, Starnini M, Ciulla F, Paolotti D, Panisson A, Perra N ( 2020 ) . Collective response to the media coverage of COVID-19 Pandemic on Reddit and Wikipedia .
Davis JT, Perra N, Zhang Q, Moreno Y, Vespignani A ( 2020 ) . Phase transitions in information spreading on structured populations . Nature Physics vol. 16 , ( 5 ) 590 - 596 .
Gozzi N, Perrotta D, Paolotti D, Perra N ( 2020 ) . Towards a data-driven characterization of behavioral changes induced by the seasonal flu . PLoS Computational Biology vol. 16 , ( 5 )
Gozzi N, Perrotta D, Paolotti D, Perra N ( 2020 ) . Towards a data-driven characterization of behavioral changes induced by the seasonal flu .
Aleta A, Meloni S, Perra N, Moreno Y ( 2019 ) . Explore with caution: mapping the evolution of scientific interest in physics . EPJ Data Science vol. 8 , ( 1 )
Perra N, Rocha LEC ( 2019 ) . Modelling opinion dynamics in the age of algorithmic personalisation . Scientific Reports vol. 9 , ( 1 )
Sun K, Ubaldi E, Zhang J, Karsai M, Perra N ( 2019 ) . The Effects of Local and Global Link Creation Mechanisms on Contagion Processes Unfolding on Time-Varying Networks . Temporal Network Theory ,
Brett T, Loukas G, Moreno Y, Perra N ( 2019 ) . Spreading of computer viruses on time-varying networks . Physical Review E vol. 99 , ( 5 )
Aleta A, Meloni S, Perra N, Moreno Y ( 2019 ) . Explore with caution: mapping the evolution of scientific interest in Physics .
Brett T, Loukas G, Moreno Y, Perra N ( 2019 ) . The spreading of computer viruses on time-varying networks .
Pastore y Piontti A, Perra N, Rossi L, Samay N, Vespignani A ( 2019 ) . Charting the Next Pandemic, Modeling Infectious Disease Spreading in the Data Science Age .
Liu QH, Xiong X, Zhang Q, Perra N ( 2018 ) . Epidemic spreading on time-varying multiplex networks . Physical Review E vol. 98 , ( 6 )
Nadini M, Sun K, Ubaldi E, Starnini M, Rizzo A, Perra N ( 2018 ) . Epidemic spreading in modular time-varying networks . Scientific Reports vol. 8 , ( 1 )
Massaro E, Ganin A, Perra N, Linkov I, Vespignani A ( 2018 ) . Resilience management during large-scale epidemic outbreaks . Scientific Reports vol. 8 , ( 1 )
Perra N, Rocha LEC ( 2018 ) . Modelling Opinion Dynamics in the Age of Algorithmic Personalisation .
Weng L, Karsai M, Perra N, Menczer F, Flammini A ( 2018 ) . Attention on Weak Ties in Social and Communication Networks . Complex Spreading Phenomena in Social Systems ,
Pozzana I, Sun K, Perra N ( 2017 ) . Epidemic spreading on activity-driven networks with attractiveness . Physical Review E vol. 96 , ( 4 )
Karsai M, Perra N ( 2017 ) . Control Strategies of Contagion Processes in Time-Varying Networks . Temporal Network Epidemiology ,
Nadini M, Sun K, Ubaldi E, Starnini M, Rizzo A, Perra N ( 2017 ) . Epidemic spreading in modular time-varying networks .
Massaro E, Ganin A, Perra N, Linkov I, Vespignani A ( 2017 ) . Resilience management during large-scale epidemic outbreaks .
Brownstein JS, Chu S, Marathe A, Marathe MV, Nguyen AT, Paolotti D, Perra N, Perrotta D et al. ( 2017 ) . Combining participatory influenza surveillance with modeling and forecasting: Three alternative approaches . JMIR Public Health and Surveillance vol. 3 , ( 4 )
Alessandretti L, Sun K, Baronchelli A, Perra N ( 2017 ) . Random walks on activity-driven networks with attractiveness . Physical review. E vol. 95 , ( 5-1 )
Ubaldi E, Vezzani A, Karsai M, Perra N, Burioni R ( 2017 ) . Burstiness and tie activation strategies in time-varying social networks . Scientific Reports vol. 7 ,
Pozzana I, Sun K, Perra N ( 2017 ) . Epidemic Spreading on Activity-Driven Networks with Attractiveness .
Alessandretti L, Sun K, Baronchelli A, Perra N ( 2017 ) . Random walks on activity-driven networks with attractiveness .
Zhang Q, Perra N, Perrotta D, Tizzoni M, Paolotti D, Vespignani A ( 2017 ) . Forecasting seasonal influenza fusing digital indicators and a mechanistic disease model . 26th International World Wide Web Conference, WWW 2017 . 311 - 319 .
Wang Z, Bauch CT, Bhattacharyya S, d'Onofrio A, Manfredi P, Perc M, Perra N, Salathé M et al. ( 2016 ) . Statistical physics of vaccination . Physics Reports vol. 664 , 1 - 113 .
Perra N ( 2016 ) . The spreading of infectious diseases in modern socio-technical systems Comment on “Pattern transitions in spatial epidemics: Mechanisms and emergent properties” by Gui-Quan Sun et al . Physics of Life Reviews vol. 19 , 87 - 89 .
Ubaldi E, Perra N, Karsai M, Vezzani A, Burioni R, Vespignani A ( 2016 ) . Asymptotic theory of time-varying social networks with heterogeneous activity and tie allocation . Scientific Reports vol. 6 ,
Wang Z, Bauch CT, Bhattacharyya S, d'Onofrio A, Manfredi P, Perc M, Perra N, Salathé M et al. ( 2016 ) . Statistical physics of vaccination .
Ubaldi E, Vezzani A, Karsai M, Perra N, Burioni R ( 2016 ) . Burstiness and tie reinforcement in time varying social networks .
Biggerstaff M, Alper D, Dredze M, Fox S, Fung ICH, Hickmann KS, Lewis B, Rosenfeld R et al. ( 2016 ) . Results from the centers for disease control and prevention's predict the 2013-2014 Influenza Season Challenge . BMC Infectious Diseases vol. 16 , ( 1 )
Borge-Holthoefer J, Perra N, Gonçalves B, González-Bailón S, Arenas A, Moreno Y, Vespignani A ( 2016 ) . The dynamics of information-driven coordination phenomena: A transfer entropy analysis . Science Advances vol. 2 , ( 4 )
Sun K, Baronchelli A, Perra N ( 2015 ) . Contrasting effects of strong ties on SIR and SIS processes in temporal networks . European Physical Journal B vol. 88 , ( 12 ) 1 - 8 .
Garcia D, Halegoua G, Mejova Y, Perra N, Pfeffer J, Ruths D, Weber I, West R et al. ( 2015 ) . Reports of the 2015 workshops held at the international AAAI conference on web and social media . AI Magazine . vol. 36 , 119 - 123 .
Tizzoni M, Sun K, Benusiglio D, Karsai M, Perra N ( 2015 ) . The scaling of human contacts and epidemic processes in metapopulation networks . Scientific Reports vol. 5 ,
Mistry D, Zhang Q, Perra N, Baronchelli A ( 2015 ) . Committed activists and the reshaping of status-quo social consensus . Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics vol. 92 , ( 4 )
Ubaldi E, Perra N, Karsai M, Vezzani A, Burioni R, Vespignani A ( 2015 ) . Asymptotic theory for the dynamic of networks with heterogenous social capital allocation .
Borge-Holthoefer J, Perra N, Gonçalves B, González-Bailón S, Arenas A, Moreno Y, Vespignani A ( 2015 ) . The dynamic of information-driven coordination phenomena: a transfer entropy analysis .
Weng L, Karsai M, Perra N, Menczer F, Flammini A ( 2015 ) . Attention on Weak Ties in Social and Communication Networks .
Mistry D, Zhang Q, Perra N, Baronchelli A ( 2015 ) . Committed activists and the reshaping of status-quo social consensus .
Dunne C, Muller M, Perra N, Martino M ( 2015 ) . VoroGraph: Visualization tools for epidemic analysis . Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings . vol. 18 , 255 - 258 .
Gonçalves B, Perra N ( 2015 ) . Introduction . Social Phenomena: From Data Analysis to Models ,
Perra N, Gonçalves B ( 2015 ) . Modeling and predicting human infectious diseases . Social Phenomena: From Data Analysis to Models ,
Gonçalves B, Karsai M, Perra N ( 2015 ) . Preface . AAAI Workshop - Technical Report . vol. WS-15-17 ,
Zhang Q, Gioannini C, Paolotti D, Perra N, Perrotta D, Quaggiotto M, Tizzoni M, Vespignani A ( 2015 ) . Social data mining and seasonal influenza forecasts: The FluOutlook platform . Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics) . vol. 9286 , 237 - 240 .
Gonçalves B, Perra N ( 2015 ) . Social phenomena: From data analysis to models .
Tizzoni M, Sun K, Benusiglio D, Karsai M, Perra N ( 2014 ) . The Scaling of Human Contacts in Reaction-Diffusion Processes on Heterogeneous Metapopulation Networks .
Tomasello MV, Perra N, Tessone CJ, Karsai M, Schweitzer F ( 2014 ) . The role of endogenous and exogenous mechanisms in the formation of R&D networks . Scientific Reports vol. 4 ,
Ciulla F, Perra N, Baronchelli A, Vespignani A ( 2014 ) . Damage detection via shortest-path network sampling . Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics vol. 89 , ( 5 )
Sun K, Baronchelli A, Perra N ( 2014 ) . Contrasting Effects of Strong Ties on SIR and SIS Processes in Temporal Networks .
Pastore Piontti AY, Gomes MFDC, Samay N, Perra N, Vespignani A ( 2014 ) . The infection tree of global epidemics . Network Science vol. 2 , ( 1 ) 132 - 137 .
Liu S, Perra N, Karsai M, Vespignani A ( 2014 ) . Controlling contagion processes in activity driven networks . Physical Review Letters vol. 112 , ( 11 )
Tomasello MV, Perra N, Tessone CJ, Karsai M, Schweitzer F ( 2014 ) . The role of endogenous and exogenous mechanisms in the formation of R&D networks .
Karsai M, Perra N, Vespignani A ( 2014 ) . Time varying networks and the weakness of strong ties . Scientific Reports vol. 4 ,
Ciulla F, Perra N, Baronchelli A, Vespignani A ( 2014 ) . Damage detection via shortest path network sampling .
Ribeiro B, Perra N, Baronchelli A ( 2013 ) . Quantifying the effect of temporal resolution on time-varying networks . Scientific Reports vol. 3 ,
Perra N, Vespignani A ( 2013 ) . Modeling contact and mobility based social response to the spreading of infectious diseases . Modeling the Interplay Between Human Behavior and the Spread of Infectious Diseases ,
Liu S, Perra N, Karsai M, Vespignani A ( 2013 ) . Controlling Contagion Processes in Time-Varying Networks .
Gonçalves B, Perra N, Vespignani A ( 2013 ) . Social Networks, Contagion Processes and the Spreading of Infectious Diseases . Handbook of Systems Biology ,
Weng L, Ratkiewicz J, Perra N, Gonçalves B, Castillo C, Bonchi F, Schifanella R, Menczer F et al. ( 2013 ) . The role of information diffusion in the evolution of social networks . Proceedings of the ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining . vol. Part F128815 , 356 - 364 .
Mocanu D, Baronchelli A, Perra N, Gonçalves B, Zhang Q, Vespignani A ( 2013 ) . The Twitter of Babel: Mapping World Languages through Microblogging Platforms . PLoS ONE vol. 8 , ( 4 )
Zhang Q, Perra N, Gonçalves B, Ciulla F, Vespignani A ( 2013 ) . Characterizing scientific production and consumption in Physics . Scientific Reports vol. 3 ,
Karsai M, Perra N, Vespignani A ( 2013 ) . Time varying networks and the weakness of strong ties .
Liu SY, Baronchelli A, Perra N ( 2013 ) . Contagion dynamics in time-varying metapopulation networks . Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics vol. 87 , ( 3 )
Zhang Q, Perra N, Goncalves B, Ciulla F, Vespignani A ( 2013 ) . Characterizing scientific production and consumption in Physics .
Weng L, Ratkiewicz J, Perra N, Gonçalves B, Castillo C, Bonchi F, Schifanella R, Menczer F et al. ( 2013 ) . The Role of Information Diffusion in the Evolution of Social Networks .
Gonçalves B, Perra N, Vespignani A ( 2013 ) . Chapter 27 Social Networks, Contagion Processes and the Spreading of Infectious Diseases . Handbook of Systems Biology ,
Mocanu D, Baronchelli A, Gonçalves B, Perra N, Vespignani A ( 2012 ) . The Twitter of Babel: Mapping World Languages through Microblogging Platforms .
Tizzoni M, Bajardi P, Poletto C, Ramasco JJ, Balcan D, Gonçalves B, Perra N, Colizza V et al. ( 2012 ) . Real-time numerical forecast of global epidemic spreading: Case study of 2009 A/H1N1pdm . BMC Medicine vol. 10 ,
Perra N, Baronchelli A, Mocanu D, Gonçalves B, Pastor-Satorras R, Vespignani A ( 2012 ) . Random walks and search in time-varying networks . Physical Review Letters vol. 109 , ( 23 )
Ribeiro B, Perra N, Baronchelli A ( 2012 ) . Quantifying the effect of temporal resolution on time-varying networks .
Liu S, Baronchelli A, Perra N ( 2012 ) . Contagion dynamics in time-varying metapopulation networks .
Perra N, Gonçalves B, Pastor-Satorras R, Vespignani A ( 2012 ) . Activity driven modeling of time varying networks . Scientific Reports vol. 2 ,
Perra N, Baronchelli A, Mocanu D, Gonçalves B, Pastor-Satorras R, Vespignani A ( 2012 ) . Random walks and search in time-varying networks .
Ciulla F, Mocanu D, Baronchelli A, Gonçalves B, Perra N, Vespignani A ( 2012 ) . Beating the news using Social Media: the case study of American Idol .
Perra N, Gonçalves B, Pastor-Satorras R, Vespignani A ( 2012 ) . Activity driven modeling of time varying networks .
Ciulla F, Mocanu D, Baronchelli A, Gonçalves B, Perra N, Vespignani A ( 2012 ) . Beating the news using social media: The case study of American idol . EPJ Data Science vol. 1 , ( 1 ) 1 - 11 .
Meloni S, Perra N, Arenas A, Gómez S, Moreno Y, Vespignani A ( 2011 ) . Modeling human mobility responses to the large-scale spreading of infectious diseases . Scientific Reports vol. 1 ,
Gonçalves B, Perra N, Vespignani A ( 2011 ) . Modeling users' activity on twitter networks: Validation of Dunbar's number . PLoS ONE vol. 6 , ( 8 )
Perra N, Balcan D, Gonçalves B, Vespignani A ( 2011 ) . Towards a characterization of behavior-disease models . PLoS ONE vol. 6 , ( 8 )
Perra N, Balcan D, Gonçalves B, Vespignani A ( 2011 ) . Towards a characterization of behavior-disease models .
Goncalves B, Perra N, Vespignani A ( 2011 ) . Validation of Dunbar's number in Twitter conversations .
Bajardi P, Poletto C, Balcan D, Hu H, Goncalves B, Ramasco JJ, Paolotti D, Perra N et al. ( 2010 ) . Modeling vaccination campaigns and the Fall/Winter 2009 activity of the new A(H1N1) influenza in the Northern Hemisphere .
Colizza V, Vespignani A, Perra N, Poletto C, Gonçalves B, Hu H, Balcan D, Paolotti D et al. ( 2009 ) . Estimate of novel influenza A/H1N1 cases in Mexico at the early stage of the pandemic with a spatially structured epidemic model . PLoS Currents ( NOV )
Balcan D, Colizza V, Singer AC, Chouaid C, Hu H, Gonçalves B, Bajardi P, Poletto C et al. ( 2009 ) . Modeling the critical care demand and antibiotics resources needed during the Fall 2009 wave of influenza A(H1N1) pandemic . PLoS Currents ( DEC )
Perra N, Zlati─ç V, Chessa A, Conti C, Donato D, Caldarelli G ( 2009 ) . PageRank equation and localization in the WWW . Europhysics Letters vol. 88 , ( 4 )
Balcan D, Hu H, Goncalves B, Bajardi P, Poletto C, Ramasco JJ, Paolotti D, Perra N et al. ( 2009 ) . Seasonal transmission potential and activity peaks of the new influenza A(H1N1): a Monte Carlo likelihood analysis based on human mobility .
Balcan D, Hu H, Goncalves B, Bajardi P, Poletto C, Ramasco JJ, Paolotti D, Perra N et al. ( 2009 ) . Seasonal transmission potential and activity peaks of the new influenza A(H1N1): A Monte Carlo likelihood analysis based on human mobility . BMC Medicine vol. 7 ,
Bajardi P, Poletto C, Balcan D, Hu H, Goncalves B, Ramasco JJ, Paolotti D, Perra N et al. ( 2009 ) . Modeling vaccination campaigns and the Fall/Winter 2009 activity of the new A(H1N1) influenza in the Northern Hemisphere . Emerging Health Threats Journal vol. 2 , ( 1 )
Bajardi P, Poletto C, Balcan D, Hu H, Goncalves B, Ramasco J, Paolotti D, Perra N et al. ( 2009 ) . Modeling vaccination campaigns and the Fall/Winter 2009 activity of the new A(H1N1) influenza in the Northern Hemisphere . Emerg Health Threats J vol. 2 ,
Perra N, Fortunato S ( 2008 ) . Spectral centrality measures in complex networks . Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics vol. 78 , ( 3 )
Perra N, Zlatic V, Chessa A, Conti C, Donato D, Caldarelli G ( 2008 ) . Schroedinger-like PageRank equation and localization in the WWW .
Perra N, Fortunato S ( 2008 ) . Spectral centrality measures in complex networks .