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Where Businesses Thrive: Predicting the Impact of the Olympic Games on Local Retailers through Location-based Services Data.

Petko Georgiev, Anastasios Noulas, Cecilia Mascolo.

In Proceedings of the 8th International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM 2014). Ann Arbour, Michigan, USA, June 2014. [Arxiv Link]

The Call of the Crowd: Event Participation in Location-based Social Services.

Petko Georgiev, Anastasios Noulas, Cecilia Mascolo.

In Proceedings of the 8th International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM 2014). Ann Arbour, Michigan, USA, June 2014. [Arxiv Link]

Hoodsquare: Modeling and Recommending Neighborhoods in Location-based Social Networks.

Amy X. Zhang, Anastasios Noulas, Salvatore Scellato, Cecilia Mascolo.

In Proceedings of the IEEE/ASE International Conference on Social Computing (SocialCom 2013). Washington D.C., USA. September 2013. [ArXiv Link]

A Place-focused Model for Social Networks in Cities.

Chloë Brown, Anastasios Noulas, Cecilia Mascolo, Vincent Blondel.

In Proceedings of the IEEE/ASE International Conference on Social Computing (SocialCom 2013). Washington D.C., USA. September 2013. [ArXiv Link]

Geo-Spotting: Mining Online Location-based Services for Optimal Retail Store Placement.

Dmytro Karamshuk, Anastasios Noulas, Salvatore Scellato, Vincenzo Nicosia, Cecilia Mascolo.

In Proceedings of 19th ACM International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD 2013). Chicago, IL. USA. August 2013.

[ArXiv PDF]. Press Coverage.

Social and place-focused communities in location-based online social networks.

Chloë Brown, Vincenzo Nicosia, Salvatore Scellato, Anastasios Noulas and Cecilia Mascolo.

In European Physics Journal B. Volume 86, number 6. [ArXiv PDF]

Exploiting Foursquare and Cellular Data to Infer User Activity in Urban Environments.

Anastasios Noulas, Cecilia Mascolo and Enrique Frias-Martinez.

In Proceedings of 14th International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM 2013). Milan, Italy. June 2013. [PDF]

Mining User Mobility Features for Next Place Prediction in Location-based Services.

Anastasios Noulas, Salvatore Scellato, Neal Lathia and Cecilia Mascolo.

In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM 2012). Short Paper. Brussels, Belgium. December 2012. [PDF]

A Random Walk Around the City: New Venue Recommendation in Location-Based Social Networks.

Anastasios Noulas, Salvatore Scellato, Neal Lathia and Cecilia Mascolo.

In Proceedings of ASE/IEEE International Conference on Social Computing (SocialCom). Amsterdam, The Netherlands. September 2012. [PDF]

Talking Places: Modelling and Analysing Linguistic Content in Foursquare.

Sandro Bauer, Anastasios Noulas, Diarmuid Ó Séaghdha, Stephen Clark and Cecilia Mascolo.

In Proceedings of ASE/IEEE International Conference on Social Computing (SocialCom). Amsterdam, The Netherlands. September 2012. [PDF]

The Importance of Being Placefriends: Discovering Location-focused Online Communities.
Chloë Brown, Vincenzo Nicosia, Salvatore Scellato, Anastasios Noulas, Cecilia Mascolo.
In ACM SIGCOMM Workshop on Online Social Networks (WOSN 2012). Helsinki, Finland. August 2012. [PDF]

A tale of many cities: universal patterns in human urban mobility.

Anastasios Noulas, Salvatore Scellato, Renaud Lambiotte, Massimiliano Pontil, Cecilia Mascolo.

In PLoS ONE. PLoS ONE 7(5): e37027. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0037027 Link.

Where Online Friends Meet: Social Communities in Location-based Networks.

Chloë Brown, Vincenzo Nicosia, Salvatore Scellato, Anastasios Noulas and Cecilia Mascolo.

In Proceedings of Sixth International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM 2012). Poster Paper. Dublin, Ireland. June 2012. [PDF]

Exploiting Place Features in Link Prediction on Location-based Social Networks

Salvatore Scellato, Anastasios Noulas, Cecilia Mascolo.

In Proceedings of 17th ACM International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD 2011). San Diego, USA. August 2011. [PDF]

Exploiting Semantic Annotations for Clustering Geographic Areas and Users in Location-based Social Networks

Anastasios Noulas, Salvatore Scellato, Cecilia Mascolo and Massimiliano Pontil.

In Proceeding of 3rd Workshop Social Mobile Web (SMW'11). Colocated with ICWSM 2011. Barcelona, Spain, July 2011. [PDF]

Socio-spatial Properties of Online Location-based Social Networks

Salvatore Scellato, Anastasios Noulas, Renaud Lambiotte and Cecilia Mascolo.

In Proceedings of Fifth International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM 2011). Barcelona, Spain, July 2011. [PDF]

An Empirical Study of Geographic User Activity Patterns in Foursquare

Anastasios Noulas, Salvatore Scellato, Cecilia Mascolo and Massimiliano Pontil.

In Proceedings of Fifth International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM 2011). Poster Paper. Barcelona, Spain, July 2011. [PDF]

Inferring Interests from Mobility and Social Interactions

Anastasios Noulas, Mirco Musolesi, Massimiliano Pontil, Cecilia Mascolo.

In Proceedings of Workshop on Analyzing Networks and Learning with Graphs (colocated with NIPS09). Whistler, Canada. December 2009. [PDF]

- Two papers accepted at ICWSM 2014!

Anastasios Noulas,

Research Associate,

Computer Laboratory,

University of Cambridge