Dr. David Garcia

dgarcia@ethz.ch

+41 44 632 06 93

ETH Zurich
Dr. David Garcia Becerra
Chair of Systems Design
WEV G 201
Weinbergstrasse 56/58
8092 Zurich
Switzerland

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Anticipated Shocks in Online Activity: Response Functions of Attention and Word-of-mouth Processes

[2016]
Stommel, Sebastian; Garcia, David; Abisheva, Adiya; Schweitzer, Frank

Proceedings of the 8th ACM Conference on Web Science

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Understanding Popularity, Reputation, and Social Influence in the Twitter Society

[2016]
Garcia, David; Mavrodiev, Pavlin; Casati, Daniele; Schweitzer, Frank

SocArxiv preprint

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The Dynamics of Emotions in Online Interaction

[2016]
Garcia, David; Kappas, Arvid; Kuster, Dennis; Schweitzer, Frank

Royal Society Open Science, volume: 3, number: 160059

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Women Through the Glass-Ceiling: Gender Asymmetries in Wikipedia

[2016]
Wagner, Claudia; Graells - Garrido, Eduardo; Garcia, David

EPJ Data Science, volume: 5, number: 5

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When the Filter Bubble Bursts: Collective Evaluation Dynamics in Online Communities

[2016]
Abisheva, Adiya; Garcia, David; Schweitzer, Frank

Proceedings of the 8th ACM Conference on Web Science

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The QWERTY Effect on the Web: How Typing Shapes the Meaning of Words in Online Human-Computer Interaction

[2016]
Garcia, David; Strohmaier, Markus

Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on World Wide Web

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Emotions, Demographics and Sociability in Twitter Interactions

[2016]
Lerman, Kristina; Arora, Megha; Gallegos, Luciano; Kumaraguru, Ponnurangam; Garcia, David

nternational Conference in Web and Social Media (ICWSM)

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Geography of Emotion: Where in a City are People Happier?

[2015]
Gallegos, Luciano; Lerman, Kristina; Huang, Arthur; Garcia, David

Proceedings of the 25th international World Wide Web conference companion

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It's a Man's Wikipedia? Assessing Gender Inequality in an Online Encyclopedia

[2015]
Wagner, Claudia; Garcia, David; Jadidi, Mohsen; Strohmaier, Markus

In Proceedings of the 9th International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media, pages: 454-463

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Becoming popular: Interpersonal emotion regulation predicts relationship formation in real life social networks

[2015]
Niven, Karen; Garcia, David; Lowe, Ilmo Van Der; Holman, David; Mansell, Warren

Frontiers in Psychology, volume: 6, number: 1452

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Quantifying the Economic and Cultural Biases of Social Media through Trending Topics

[2015]
Carrascosa, Juan Miguel; Cuevas, Ruben; Gonzalez, Roberto; Azcorra, Arturo; Garcia, David

PLOS ONE, pages: e0134407, volume: 10, number: 7

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The language-dependent relationship between word happiness and frequency

[2015]
Garcia, David; Garas, Antonios; Schweitzer, Frank

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, pages: 201502909, volume: 112, number: 23

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Emotions and Activity Profiles of Influential Users in Product Reviews Communities

[2015]
Tanase, Dorian; Garcia, David; Garas, Antonios; Schweitzer, Frank

Frontiers in Physics, volume: 3, number: 87

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Pro-Anorexia and Anti-Pro-Anorexia Videos on YouTube: Sentiment Analysis of User Responses

[2015]
Oksanen, Atte; Garcia, David; Sirola, Anu; Näsi, Matti; Kaakinen, Markus; Keipi, Teo; Räsänen, Pekka

Journal of Medical Internet Research, pages: e2560, volume: 11, number: 17

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Social signals and algorithmic trading of Bitcoin

[2015]
Garcia, David; Schweitzer, Frank

Royal Society Open Science, volume: 2, number: 150288

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Ideological and Temporal Components of Network Polarization in Online Political Participatory Media

[2015]
Garcia, David; Abisheva, Adiya; Schweighofer, Simon; Serdult, Uwe; Schweitzer, Frank

Policy and Internet, pages: 46-79, volume: 7, number: 1

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Sentiment cascades in the 15M movement

[2015]
Alvarez, Raquel; Garcia, David; Moreno, Yamir; Schweitzer, Frank

EPJ Data Science, volume: 4, number: 6

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Online Privacy as a Collective Phenomenon

[2014]
Sarigol, Emre; Garcia, David; Schweitzer, Frank

In Proceedings of the 2nd Conference on Online Social Networks 2014, pages: 95-105

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Gender Asymmetries in Reality and Fiction : The Bechdel Test of Social Media

[2014]
Garcia, David; Weber, Ingmar; Garimella, Rama Venkata Kiran

Proceedings of the International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media

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Modeling collective emotions in online social systems

[2014]
Garcia, David; Garas, Antonios; Schweitzer, Frank

Collective Emotions

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Who Watches ( and Shares ) What on YouTube ? And When ? Using Twitter to Understand YouTube Viewership

[2014]
Abisheva, Adiya; Garimella, Venkata Rama Kiran; Garcia, David; Weber, Ingmar

WSDM 2014

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Social Network Analysis in the Enterprise: Challenges and Opportunities

[2014]
Burger, Valentin; Hock, David; Scholtes, Ingo; Hofeld, Tobias; Garcia, David; Seufert, Michael

Socioinformatics-The Social Impact of Interactions between Humans and IT

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The digital traces of bubbles: Feedback cycles between socio-economic signals in the Bitcoin economy

[2014]
Garcia, David; Tessone, Claudio Juan; Mavrodiev, Pavlin; Perony, Nicolas

Journal of the Royal Society Interface, pages: 20140623, volume: 11, number: 99

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Resilience in Enterprise Social Networks

[2013]
Burger, Valentin; Hofeld, Tobias; Garcia, David; Seufert, Michael; Scholtes, Ingo; Hock, David

In Proceedings of Informatik 2013, 43. Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. (GI), Informatik angepasst an Mensch, Organisation und Umwelt, 16.-20. September 2013, Koblenz

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Social resilience in online communities: The autopsy of Friendster

[2013]
Garcia, David; Mavrodiev, Pavlin; Schweitzer, Frank

Proceedings of the 1st ACM Conference in Online Social Networks (COSN'13), pages: 39-50

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Political alignment and emotional expression in Spanish Tweets

[2013]
Garcia, David; Thelwall, Mike

Workshop on Sentiment Analysis at SEPLN

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The Role of Emotions in Contributors Activity: A Case Study of the Gentoo Community

[2013]
Garcia, David; Zanetti, Marcelo Serrano; Schweitzer, Frank

In Proceedings of the International Conference on Social Computing and Its Applications, pages: 410-417

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Measuring cultural dynamics through the Eurovision song contest

[2013]
Garcia, David; Tanase, Dorian

ACS - Advances in Complex Systems, pages: 33, volume: 16, number: 8

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Damping sentiment analysis in online communication: Discussions, monologs and dialogs

[2013]
Thelwall, Mike; Buckley, Kevan; Paltoglou, George; Skowron, Marcin; Garcia, David; Gobron, Stephane; Ahn, Junghyun; Kappas, Arvid; Kuster, Dennis; Janusz, A

In Proceedings of the 14th international conference on Computational Linguistics and Intelligent Text Processing

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Dyads to Groups : Modeling Interactions with Affective Dialog Systems

[2013]
Rank, Stefan; Skowron, Marcin; Garcia, David

International Journal of Computational Linguistics Research, pages: 22-- 32, volume: 4, number: 1

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An event-based architecture to manage virtual human non-verbal communication in 3d chatting environment

[2012]
Gobron, Stephane; Ahn, Junghyun; Garcia, David; Silvestre, Quentin; Thalmann, Daniel; Boulic, Ronan

Proceedings of the VII Conference on Articulated Motion and Deformable Objects 2012

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Political polarization and popularity in online participatory media : An integrated approach

[2012]
Garcia, David; Mendez, Fernando; Serdult, Uwe; Schweitzer, Frank

In Proceedings of the Proceedings of the first edition workshop on Politics, elections and data - PLEAD '12

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An nvc emotional model for conversational virtual humans in a 3d chatting environment

[2012]
Ahn, Junghyun; Gobron, Stephane; Garcia, David; Silvestre, Quentin; Thalmann, Daniel; Bulic, Ronan

Proceedings of the VII Conference on Articulated Motion and Deformable Objects 2012

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Positive words carry less information than negative words

[2012]
Garcia, David; Garas, Antonios; Schweitzer, Frank

EPJ Data Science, pages: 3, volume: 1

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Emotional persistence in online chatting communities

[2012]
Garas, Antonios; Garcia, David; Skowron, Marcin; Schweitzer, Frank

Scientific Reports, pages: 402, volume: 2

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Modeling online collective emotions

[2012]
Garcia, David; Schweitzer, Frank

Proceedings of the 2012 workshop on Data-driven user behavioral modelling and mining from social media-DUBMMSM '12, CIKM2012

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Agent-based simulations of emotion spreading in online social networks

[2012]
Suvakov, Milovan; Garcia, David; Schweitzer, Frank; Tadic, Bosiljka

(Submitted in May 2012), pages: 21

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Emotions in product reviews – empirics and models

[2011]
Garcia, David; Schweitzer, Frank

Proceedings of 2011 IEEE International Conference on Privacy, Security, Risk, and Trust, and IEEE International Conference on Social Computing, PASSAT/SocialCom, pages: 483--488

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An agent-based model of collective emotions in online communities

[2010]
Schweitzer, Frank; Garcia, David

The European Physical Journal B, pages: 533-- 545, volume: 77, number: 4

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Talks»

Talks

Computational Social Science: Understanding human behavior through digital traces [Dec. 15, 2016]

Online collective responses to the November 2015 Paris terrorist attacks [Oct. 5, 2016]

Annual conference of the Association of Internet Researchers

Understanding Popularity, Reputation and Social Influence in the Twitter Society [Sept. 23, 2016]

Internet, Policy, and Politics conference Oxford

Modeling and analysis of emotions in online interaction [June 2, 2016]

Stanford University

How group identity and human-computer interaction shape online communication [May 25, 2016]

IPAM, UCLA

The Dynamics of Emotions in Online Interaction [May 19, 2016]

GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences

The QWERTY effect on the web: How typing shapes the meaning of words in online human-computer interaction [April 15, 2016]

Geography of Emotion: Where in a City are People Happier? [April 12, 2016]

WWW conference

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Understanding human emotions and social interaction through the lens of computational social science [Feb. 24, 2016]

Karlsruhe Service Summit Workshop

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Assessing gender inequality in Wikipedia [Sept. 29, 2015]

Wikipedia Conference, University of Geneva, Switzerland

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Science Slam European Final [Sept. 25, 2015]

Aula der Wissenschaften, Vienna, Austria

Studying Human Behavior through Digital Traces: Polarization and Emotions in the Bitcoin Ecosystem [Sept. 17, 2015]

UC3M - Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Madrid, Spain

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Monitorización y analysis de actividad politica en redes sociales [Sept. 16, 2015]

Spanish Parliament, Madrid, Spain

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Trading and social signals in the Bitcoin ecosystem [Sept. 15, 2015]

GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, Cologne, Germany

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Monitoring and analyzing political activity in social media [Sept. 4, 2015]

NZZ Zurich, Switzerland

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The positivity offset and the negativity bias of emotions in online communities [July 7, 2015 - July 10, 2015]

ISRE conference, University of Geneva, Switzerland

Online Social Network Privacy as a Collective Phenomenon [June 16, 2015]

Data for Policy Conference, Cambridge, UK

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Gender Asymmetries in Reality and Fiction: The Bechdel Test of Social Media [June 8, 2015 - June 11, 2015]

International Conference on Computational Social Science (ICCSS 2015), Helsinki, Finland

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Trading and social signals in the Bitcoin ecosystem [June 8, 2015 - June 11, 2015]

International Conference on Computational Social Science (ICCSS 2015), Helsinki, Finland

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The digital traces of individual and collective emotions [Dec. 17, 2014]

Affective Sciences Centre, University of Geneva

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Computational social science: Studying and modelling humans through their digital traces [Oct. 3, 2014]

Bell Labs Dublin

Online Privacy as a Collective Phenomenon [Oct. 1, 2014 - Oct. 2, 2014]

ACM Conference on Online Social Networks (COSN'14)

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Network polarization in online politics participatory media [Sept. 26, 2014]

Internet, Policy & Politics Conference, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

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Political activity and network polarization in online participatory media [Sept. 8, 2014]

GESIS, Cologne

Quantitative Analysis and Modeling of Collective Emotions in Online Communities [June 6, 2014]

Reading Emotions Conference, University Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

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Gender Asymmetries in Reality and Fiction: The Bechdel Test of Social Media [June 2, 2014]

8th International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM '14), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA

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Gender Asymmetries in Reality and Fiction [May 22, 2014]

ETH Science Slam, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

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Political activity and polarization in Politnetz and Twitter [May 10, 2014]

Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg Delmenhorst, Bremen, Germany

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Análisis de polarización, desigualdad y resiliencia social a través de huellas digitales [April 25, 2014]

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain

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Gender Asymmetries in Reality and Fiction [April 9, 2014]

Euraxess Roadshow Science Slam, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

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Understanding Collective Emotions in Online Communities Through Agent-Based Modelling [March 27, 2014 - March 28, 2014]

Consortium of European Research on Emotion Conference 2014 (CERE 2014), Humboldt University Berlin, Berlin, Germany

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Measuring Social Resilience and Polarization Through Digital Traces: The Autopsy of Friendster and the Eurovision Crisis [Oct. 9, 2013]

CCNR seminar, Northeastern University, Boston

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Social resilience in online communities: The autopsy of Friendster [Oct. 7, 2013]

1st ACM Conference in Online Social Networks, Northeastern University, Boston

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The Role of Emotions in Contributors Activity: A Case Study of the Gentoo Community [Oct. 2, 2013]

Third International Conference on Social Computing and Its Applications, Karlsruhe, Germany

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The Digital Traces of Social Resilience [Aug. 31, 2013]

Scientifica Zelt at Polyterrasse, Zurich, Switzerland

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Political Polarization in Participatory Media [June 11, 2013 - June 12, 2013]

Non-Equilibrium Social Science Conference (NESS), ISCTE Lisbon University Institute, Lisbon, Portugal

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Collective Emotions in the Internet Society [June 7, 2013]

Global Brain Institute - Vrije Universieit Brussel, Brussels ,Belgium

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A modelling framework for collective emotions in online communities [Jan. 30, 2013]

Warsaw University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland

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Political Polarization and Popularity in Online Participatory Media: An Integrated Approach, Workshop on Politic, Elections, and Data [Nov. 2, 2012]

21st ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM'12), Maui, Hawaii, USA

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Modeling Online Collective Emotions: Workshop on Data-driven User Behavioral Modelling and Mining from Social Media [Oct. 29, 2012]

21st ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM'12) Maui, Hawaii, USA

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Measuring the dynamics of individual emotions under online interaction through subjective and physiological responses [Sept. 19, 2012 - Sept. 23, 2012]

Society for Psychophysiological Research (SPR) 52nd annual meeting, New Orleans, Lousiana, USA

Information content and emotional expression: positive words carry less information [Sept. 7, 2012]

European Conference on Complex Systems (ECCS'12), Brussels, Belgium

Analysing cultural affinity through the Eurovision Song Contest. Workshop in Cultural and opinion dynamics: Modeling, Experiments and Challenges for the future [Sept. 5, 2012]

European Conference on Complex Systems (ECCS'12), Brussels, Belgium

WP5 Research Update [Jan. 18, 2012]

The Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence (OFAI) Cyberemotions Workshop, Vienna, Austria

Emotional communication patterns in online chat communities [July 26, 2011 - July 29, 2011]

Plenary meeting of the International Society for Research on Emotion, Kyoto, Japan

Product Reviews and IRC Channel Analysis [Jan. 20, 2011]

Project Workshop "Cyberemotions", Ljubljana, Slovenia

Modeling Collective Emotions in Online Communities [Nov. 26, 2010]

Institute Jozef Stefan, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Modeling Collective Emotions in Online Communities [Oct. 29, 2010]

Universidad Carlos III Madrid, Madrid, Spain