Results for: Network Science

April 05, 2016

Virginia Tech Research Team Fights the Spread of Invasive Pests

Modeling and simulation methods typically used to predict the spread of infectious disease may help researchers halt the spread of invasive insect species.

July 15, 2015

CINET: Capturing the Contagion of Networks

Modern life is quickly becoming inundated with a flood of information and data feeds from all sources. Traffic networks, healthcare systems, wireless networks, electrical power grids, social media networks—the information from any one of these alone is staggering, but what happens when all the networks must be considered together? How are we to sift through the deluge to find the most useful data and to understand how these massive systems interact? 

August 25, 2014

New Social Media Surveillance Tool Vital to Public Health Preparedness, Researchers Say

BLACKSBURG, Va., Aug. 25, 2014 – A new social media surveillance tool may be the key to helping public health officials prepare for health epidemics or public crises like gun violence.

July 01, 2009

NDSSL and Collaborators Receive $1.45 Million to Develop Petascale Computer Modeling Capabilities

BLACKSBURG, Va., July 2, 2009 - The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a four-year, $1.45-million grant to the Network Dynamics and Simulation Science Laboratory (NDSSL) at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute (VBI) at Virginia Tech and partners to develop petascale computing environments that model billions of individuals in extremely large social and information networks.