Dissertations

Bellow you can find and download some of the dissertations written in our Chair or in collaboration with us. As recognition of their quality, some of them were awarded with ETH Medal and with the Zurich Dissertation Prize.

 

Rebekka Burkholz: Systemic Risk: From Generic Models to Food Trade Networks

Dissertation ETH No. 23467, Defense: 05/2016
Supervisor/Examiner: Prof. Frank Schweitzer,

Co-Examiners: Prof. Hans Herrmann, Prof. James Gleeson

 

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Nicolas Wider: Higher-Order Networks in Complex Systems: Temporality and Interconnectivity

Dissertation ETH No. 23457, Defense: 05/2016
Supervisor/Examiner: Prof. Frank Schweitzer, Co-Examiner: Prof. Vito Latora

 

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Mario Vincenzo Tomasello: Collaboration networks - their formation and evolution

Dissertation ETH No. 22448, Defense: 01/2015
Supervisor/Examiner: Prof. Frank Schweitzer, Co-Examiner: Prof. Hans Gersbach

The thesis was awarded the Zurich Dissertation Prize 2015

 

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Pavlin Mavrodiev: Decisions and Their Unintended Consequences

Dissertation ETH No. 22026, Defense: 06/2014
Supervisor/Examiner: Prof. Frank Schweitzer, Co-Examiner: Prof. Ryan Murphy

 

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Marcelo S. Zanetti: A Complex Systems Approach to Software Engineering

Dissertation ETH No. 21653, Defense: 12/2013
Supervisor/Examiner: Prof. Frank Schweitzer, Co-Examiner: Prof. Giuseppe Valetto

 

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Dorian Tanase: Social dynamics in Online product review communities

Dissertation ETH No. 20755, Defense: 10/2012
Supervisor/Examiner: Prof. Frank Schweitzer, Co-Examiner: Prof. Mike Thelwall

 

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David Garcia: Modeling collective emotions in online communities

Dissertation ETH No. 20699, Defense: 09/2012
Supervisor/Examiner: Prof. Frank Schweitzer, Co-Examiner: Prof. Johan Bollen

 

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Paolo Tasca: Diversification, Leverage and Systemic Risk

Dissertation Advanced School of Economics, Ca'Foscari University of Venice (DEA XXIII Ciclo), Defense: 03/2012
Supervisor/Examiner: Prof. Paolo Pellizzari, Examiners: Prof. Michael Haliassos, Prof. Antonio Guarino, Prof. Fabrizio Lillo

 

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Nicolas Perony: Comparative Analysis of Social Interactions in Animal Groups

Dissertation ETH No. 20255, Defense: 02/2012
Supervisor/Examiner: Prof. Frank Schweitzer, Co-Examiner: Prof. Barbara König
The Thesis was awarded the ETH Medaille.

 

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Hans-Ulrich Stark: Social Influence and Strategical Decision Making in Models of Social Interaction

Dissertation ETH No. 19639, Defense: 05/2011
Supervisor/Examiner: Prof. Frank Schweitzer, Co-Examiner: Prof. Dirk Helbing

 

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James B. Glattfelder: Ownership Networks and Corporate Control: Mapping Economic Power in a Globalized World

Dissertation ETH No. 19274, Defense: 09/2010
Supervisor/Examiner: Prof. Frank Schweitzer, Co-Examiner: Prof. Guido Caldarelli

 

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Stefania Vitali: Industrial organization from a geographical and network perspective

Dissertation ETH No. 18974, Defense: 05/2010
Supervisor/Examiner: Prof. Frank Schweitzer, Co-Examiner: Prof. Thomas Brenner
The Thesis was awarded the Zurich Dissertation Prize.

 

 

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Markus Michael Geipel: Dynamics of Communities and Code in Open Source Software

Dissertation ETH No. 18480, Defense: 09/2009
Supervisor/Examiner: Prof. Frank Schweitzer, Co-Examiner: Prof. Georg von Krogh

 

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Patrick Christian Groeber: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Emergence and Enforcement of Norms of Coordination and Cooperation

Dissertation ETH No. 18513, Defense: 09/2009
Supervisor/Examinear: Prof. Frank Schweitzer, Co-Examiner: Prof. Dirk Helbing

 

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Frank E. Walter: Designing Mechanisms for Trust-based Interaction in Social Networks

Dissertation ETH No. 18539, Defense: 09/2009
Supervisor/Examiner: Prof. Frank Schweitzer, Co-Examiner: Prof. Elgar Fleisch

 

 

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Michael D. König: Dynamic R&D networks

Dissertation ETH No. 18182, Defense: 01/2009
Supervisor/Esaminer: Prof. Frank Schweitzer, Co-Examiner: Prof. Francis Bloch
The Thesis was awarded the Zurich Dissertation Prize.

 

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J. Emeterio Navarro Barrientos: Adaptive Investment Strategies for Different Scenarios

Dissertation Humbolt University Berlin, Defense: 10/2008
Supervision/Examiner: Prof. Hans-Dieter Burkhard, Supervisor/Co-Examiner: Prof. Frank Schweitzer, Prof. Kai Nagel

 

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