Dr. Christian Zingg
In my research, I study the effects that shocks have on the network structure of social systems. To examine structural changes, I define and analyze measures that are, for example, based on entropies. Having a theoretical background yet being interested in real-world problems, it is essential to me to discuss both theory and applications.
Before starting as a PhD at the Chair of Systems Design, I studied applied mathematics at the ETH Zurich. My focus was on statistics as well as systems design.
Christian's most recent publications
Detecting and Optimising Team Interactions in Software Development
arXiv - 2023
Modeling social resilience: Questions, answers, open problems
Advances in Complex Systems - 2022
Struggling with change: The fragile resilience of collectives
arXiv - 2022
The downside of heterogeneity: How established relations counteract systemic adaptivity in tasks assignments
Entropy, 23(12), 1677 - 2021
gambit - An Open Source Name Disambiguation Tool for Version Control Systems
2021 IEEE/ACM 18th International Conference on Mining Software Repositories (MSR) - 2021
Citations Driven by Social Connections? A Multi-Layer Representation of Coauthorship Networks
Quantitative Science Studies - 2020
What is the Entropy of a Social Organization?
Entropy - 2019
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