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99. Mapping the NFT revolution: market trends, trade networks, and visual features

M. Nadini, L. Alessandretti, F. Di Giacinto, M. Martino, L. Aiello and A. Baronchelli

Scientific Report 11:20902 (2021)


98. Experimental evidence for scale-induced category convergence across populations

D. Guilbeault, A. Baronchelli and D. Centola

Nature Communications 12, 327 (2021)


97. Self-initiated behavioural change and disease resurgence on activity-driven networks

N. Gozzi, M. Scudeler, D. Paolotti, A. Baronchelli and N. Perra

Phys. Rev. E 104 (1), 014307 (2021)


96. Dark Web Marketplaces and COVID-19: before the vaccine

A. Bracci, M. Nadini, M. Aliapoulios, D. McCoy, I. Gray, A. Teytelboym, A. Gallo and A. Baronchelli

EPJ Data Science 10 (1), 6 (2021)


95. PRINCIPIA: a Decentralized Peer-Review Ecosystem

A. Mambrini, A. Baronchelli, M. Starnini, D. Marinazzo and M. De Domenico

arXiv preprint arXiv:2008.09011 (2020)


94. From code to market: Network of developers and correlated returns of cryptocurrencies

L. Lucchini, L. Alessandretti, B. Lepri, A. Gallo and A. Baronchelli

Science Advances 6,51 eabd2204 (2020)


93. Ethnic markers and the emergence of group-specific norms

J. Ozaita, A. Baronchelli and A. Sánchez

Scientific Reports 10 (1), 1-1 (2020)


92. Collective Dynamics of Dark Web Marketplaces

A. ElBahrawy, L. Alessandretti, L. Rusnac, D. Goldsmith, A. Teytelboym and A. Baronchelli

Scientific reports 10 (1), 1-8 (2020)


91. Machine Learning meets Number Theory: The Data Science of Birch-Swinnerton-Dyer

L. Alessandretti, A. Baronchelli and Y.-H. Hui

arXiv:1911.02008 (2019)


90. On the Relation Between Transversal and Longitudinal Scaling in Cities

F.L. Ribeiro, J. Meirelles, V.M. Netto, C.R. Neto and A.Baronchelli

PloS one 15 (5), e0233003 (2020)


89. Wikipedia and digital currencies: Interplay between collective attention and market performance

A. ElBahrawy, L. Alessandretti, and A. Baronchelli

Frontiers in Blockchain 2:12 (2019)


88. New Perspectives on the Aging Lexicon

D.U. Wulff, S. De Deyne, M.N. Jones, R. Mata et al.

Trends Cog. Sci. 23:8, 686 (2019)


87. The fragility of decentralised trustless socio-technical systems

M. De Domenico and A. Baronchelli

EPJ Data Science 8:2 (2019)


86. The dynamics of norm change in the cultural evolution of language

R. Amato, L. Lacasa, A. Díaz-Guilera and A. Baronchelli

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 115, 8260 (2018)


85. Experimental evidence for tipping points in social convention

D. Centola, J. Becker, D. Brackbill and A. Baronchelli

Science 360, 1116 (2018)


84. Anticipating Cryptocurrency Prices Using Machine Learning

L. Alessandretti, A. ElBahrawy, L. M. Aiello and A. Baronchelli

Complexity 8983590 (2018)


83. Understanding the interplay between social and spatial behaviour

L. Alessandretti, S. Lehmann and A. Baronchelli

EPJ Data Science 7: 36 (2018)


82. The emergence of consensus: A primer

A. Baronchelli

Royal Society Open Science 4, 172189 (2018)


81. The geographic embedding of online echo chambers: Evidence from the Brexit campaign

M. Bastos, D. Mercea and A. Baronchelli

PLoS ONE 13(11): e0206841 (2018)


80. Evidence for a conserved quantity in human mobility

L. Alessandretti, P. Sapiezynski, V. Sekara, S. Lehmann and A. Baronchelli

Nature Human Behaviour 2, 485 (2018).


79. Robust modeling of human contact networks across different scales and proximity-sensing techniques

M. Starnini, B, Lepri, A. Baronchelli, A. Barrat, Ciro Cattuto and R. Pastor-Satorras

International Conference on Social Informatics. SocInfo 2017, 536-551 (2017)


78. Evolutionary dynamics of the cryptocurrency market

A. ElBahrawy, L. Alessandretti, A. Kandler, R. Pastor-Satorras, and A. Baronchelli

Royal Society Open Science 4, 170623 (2017)

*Featured in Scientific American, MIT Technology Review, RealClearLife, Business Insider Deutschland, Les Échos, Computer Weekly, iProgrammer, etc.


77. Random walks on activity-driven networks with attractiveness

L. Alessandretti, K. Sun, A. Baronchelli and N. Perra

Phys. Rev. E. 95, 052318 (2017)


76. Scale-free networks emerging from multifractal time series

M. A. Budroni, A. Baronchelli and R. Pastor-Satorras

Phys. Rev. E. 95 052311 (2017)


75. Multi-scale spatio-temporal analysis of human mobility

L. Alessandretti, P. Sapiezynski, S. Lehmann and A. Baronchelli

PLoS ONE 12(2): e0171686 (2016)


74. Effects of temporal correlations in social multiplex networks

M. Starnini, A. Baronchelli and R. Pastor-Satorras

Scientific Reports 7: 8597 (2017)


73. A gentle introduction to the minimal Naming Game

A. Baronchelli

Belgian Journal of Linguistics 30, 171 (2016)


72. Emergence of metapopulations and echo chambers in mobile agents

M. Starnini, M. Frasca and A. Baronchelli

Scientific Reports 6, 31834 (2016)


71. Model reproduces individual, group and collective dynamics of human contact networks

M. Starnini, A. Baronchelli and R. Pastor-Satorras

Social Networks 47, 130 (2016)


70. Emergence of Consensus in a Multi-Robot Network: from Abstract Models to Empirical Validation

V. Trianni, D. De Simone, A. Reina and A. Baronchelli.

IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RA-L), 1: 348 (2016)


69. Committed activists and the reshaping of status-quo social consensus

D. Mistry, Q.Zhang, N. Perra and A. Baronchelli

Phys. Rev. E. 92, 042805 (2015)


68. The spontaneous emergence of conventions: An experimental study of cultural evolution

D. Centola and A. Baronchelli

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 112, 1989 (2015)

*Featured in:The Washington Post, Daily Mail, Chicago Tribune, Pacific Standard, Phys.Org, PshycCentral, Medical Daily, Oggiscienza and many more!


67. Epidemic spreading in non-Markovian time-varying networks

K. Sun, A. Baronchelli and N. Perra

Eur. Phys. J. B 88: 326 (2015)


66. Individual Biases, Cultural Evolution, and the Statistical Nature of Language Universals: The Case of Colour Naming Systems

A. Baronchelli, V. Loreto and A. Puglisi

PLoS ONE 10(5): e0125019 (2015)


65. Damage detection via shortest path network sampling

F. Ciulla, N. Perra, A. Baronchelli and A. Vespignani

Phys. Rev. E 89, 052816 (2014)


64. Modeling is a tool, and data are crucial

A. Baronchelli

Physics of Life Review 11, 317 (2014)


63. Lévy flights in human behavior and cognition

A. Baronchelli and F. Radicchi

Chaos, Solitons & Fractals 56, 101 (2013)


62. Networks in Cognitive Science

A. Baronchelli, R. Ferrer-i-Cancho, R. Pastor-Satorras, N. Chater, and M.H. Christiansen

Trends in Cognitive Science 17(7), 348-360 (2013)


61. #Bigbirds never die: Understanding social dynamics of emergent hashtag

Y.-R. Lin, D. Margolin, B. Keegan, A. Baronchelli and D. Lazer

Proceedings of the 7th International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM 2013). Preprint version here arXiv:1303.7144.


60. Quantifying the effect of temporal resolution on time-varying networks

B. Ribeiro N. Perra and A. Baronchelli

Scientific Reports 3: 3006 (2013)


59. Modeling human dynamics of face-to-face interaction networks

M. Starnini, A. Baronchelli and R. Pastor-Satorras

Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 168701 (2013)


58. The Twitter of Babel: mapping world languages through microblogging platforms

D. Mocanu, A. Baronchelli, N. Perra, B. Goncalves and A. Vespignani

PLoS ONE 8(4): e61981(2013)


57. Evolution in a changing environment

A. Baronchelli, N. Chater, M.H. Christiansen and R. Pastor-Satorras

PLoS ONE, 8(1): e52742 (2013)


56. Contagion dynamics in time-varying metapopulation networks

S.Liu, A. Baronchelli and N.Perra

Phys. Rev. E 87, 032805 (2013)


55. Connect and win: The role of social networks in political elections

A. Halu, K. Zhao, A. Baronchelli and G. Bianconi

Europhys. Lett. 102, 16002 (2013)


54. Cultural evolution of language

D. Dediu, M. Cysouw, S.C. Levinson, A. Baronchelli, M.H. Christiansen, W. Croft, N. Evans, S. Garrod, R. Gray, A. Kandler and E. Lieven

In P.J. Richerson & M.H. Christiansen (Eds.), Cultural evolution: Society, technology, language and religion. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. (2013)


53/ The biological origin of linguistic diversity

A. Baronchelli, N. Chater, R. Pastor-Satorras and M.H. Christiansen

PLoS ONE, 7(10): e48029 (2012)


52. Ordering dynamics of the multi-state voter model

M. Starnini, A. Baronchelli, and R. Pastor-Satorras

J. Stat. Mech. P10027 (2012)


51. Random Walks and Search in Time-Varying Networks

N. Perra, A. Baronchelli, D. Mocanu, B. Goncalves, R. Pastor-Satorras and A. Vespignani

Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 238701 (2012)


50. Beating the news using Social Media: the case study of American Idol

F. Ciulla, D. Mocanu, A. Baronchelli, B. Goncalves, N. Perra and A. Vespignani

EPJ Data Science 2012, 1:8 (2012)

*Featured in Science, The Boston Globe, Deutschlandradio, Physics Central, Interaksion, Rappler, Phys.org, Redorbit, Express (Belgium), and Realitatea (Romania)


49. Language Dynamics

A. Baronchelli, V. Loreto and F. Tria

Advances in Complex Systems (ACS) 15, 1203002 (2012)


48. Evolution of optimal Lévy-flight strategies in human mental searches

F. Radicchi and A. Baronchelli

Phys. Rev. E 85, 061121 (2012)


47. Random walks on temporal networks

M. Starnini, A. Baronchelli, A. Barrat and R. Pastor-Satorras

Phys. Rev. E 85, 056115 (2012)


46. Consensus in networks of mobile communicating agents

A. Baronchelli and Albert Díaz-Guilera

Phys. Rev. E 85, 016113 (2012)


45. Unified mean-field approach to voter-like models on networks

P. Moretti, S Liu, A. Baronchelli and R. Pastor-Satorras

Eur. Phys. J. B 85, 88 (2012)


44. Rationality, irrationality and escalating behavior in online auctions

F. Radicchi, A. Baronchelli and L.A.N. Amaral

PLoS ONE 7(1): e29910 (2012)


43. Exploring the roles of complex networks in linguistic categorization

T. Gong, A. Baronchelli, A. Puglisi and V. Loreto

Artificial Life 18(1): 107 (2012)


42. Edited volume: Advances in Complex Systems - Language Dynamics

A. Baronchelli, V. Loreto and F. Tria

Advances in Complex Systems Volume: 15, Number: 03n04 (May 2012)


41. Generalized voter-like models on heterogeneous networks

P. Moretti, A. Baronchelli, M. Starnini and R. Pastor-Satorras

book chapter for "Dynamics on and of Complex Networks: Time-Varying Dynamical Networks", eds. N. Ganguly et al. Birkhauser, Springer, Boston (due out 2012) Preprint arXiv:1206.3037


40. The minimal Naming Game: a complex systems approach

A. Baronchelli

book chapter, ed. Luc Steels. (due out, 2012). preprint pdf here. 2011


39. The maturity of modeling

A. Baronchelli

Physics of Life Reviews 8, 377 (2011)


38. Voter models on weighted networks

A. Baronchelli, C. Castellano and R. Pastor-Satorras

Phys. Rev. E. 83, 066117 (2011)


37. A fast no-rejection algorithm for the Category Game

F. Tria, A. Mukherjee, A. Baronchelli, A. Puglisi and V. Loreto

Journal of Computational Science 2, 316 (2011)


36. Role of feedback and broadcasting in the naming game

A. Baronchelli

Phys. Rev. E 83, 046103 (2011)

*Radio interview (in Italian) here in Caccia al Fotone; featured by "A Replicated Typo" and "njsottile: Computational science and languages".


35. Statistical physics of language dynamics

V. Loreto, A. Baronchelli, A. Mukherjee, A. Puglisi, F. Tria

J. Stat. Mech. P04006 (2011)


34. Complex networks and glassy dynamics: walks in the energy landscape

P. Moretti, A. Baronchelli, A. Barrat and R. Pastor-Satorras

J. Stat. Mech. P03032 (2011)


33. Aging in language dynamics

A. Mukherjee, F. Tria, A. Baronchelli, A. Puglisi and V. Loreto

PLoS ONE 6(2): e16677 (2011)


32. Mean-field diffusive dynamics on weighted networks

A. Baronchelli and R. Pastor-Satorras

Phys. Rev. E 82 011111 (2010)


31. Modeling the emergence of universality in color naming patterns

A. Baronchelli, T. Gong, A. Puglisi and V. Loreto

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 107, 2403 (2010) Supporting Information

*Featured in Physics Today (and its blog) and Spektrumdirect (in German)


30. On the origin of universal categorization patterns: an in-silica experiment

A. Baronchelli, T. Gong, A. Puglisi and V. Loreto

extended abstract in "The Evolution of Language" (proceedings of the 8th International Conference - EVOLANG 8), eds. A. D M Smith, M. Shouwstra, B. de Boer and K. Smith, World Scientific Publishing Company (2010).


29. Glass transition and random walks on complex energy landscapes

A. Baronchelli, A. Barrat and R. Pastor-Satorras

Phys. Rev. E 80, 020102(R) (2009)


28. Effects of mobility on ordering dynamics

A. Baronchelli and R. Pastor-Satorras

J. Stat. Mech. L11001 (2009)


27. Consensus and ordering in language dynamics

X. Castelló, A. Baronchelli and V. Loreto

Eur. Phys. J. B 71, 557 (2009)


26. What can mathematical, computational and robotic models tell us about the origins of syntax?

H. Jäger, L. Steels, A. Baronchelli, E. Briscoe, M. H. Christiansen, T. Griffiths, G. Jäger, S. Kirby, N. Komarova, P. J. Richerson and J. Triesch.

book chapter in "Biological Foundations and Origin of Syntax", eds. D. Bickerton and E. Szathmáry. Strüngmann Forum Reports, vol. 3. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2009, pp. 385--410.pdf here.


25. Mathematical modeling of language games

V. Loreto, A. Baronchelli and A. Puglisi

book chapter in: "Evolution of Communication and Language in Embodied Agents", eds. S. Nolfi and M. Mirolli. Springer, 2009, pp. 263--283.


24. Complex systems approach to the emergence of language

A. Baronchelli, C. Cattuto, V. Loreto and A. Puglisi

book chapter in: "Language, Evolution, and the Brain", eds. J. W. Minett amd E. S-Y. Wang. Hong Kong : City University of Hong Kong Press. 2009, pp. 141--178.


23. Bosonic reaction-diffusion processes on complex networks

A. Baronchelli, M. Catanzaro and R. Pastor-Satorras

Phys. Rev. E 78, 016111 (2008)


22. Random walks on complex trees

A. Baronchelli, M. Catanzaro and R. Pastor-Satorras

Phys. Rev. E 78, 011114 (2008)


21. Cultural route to the emergence of linguistic categories

A. Puglisi, A. Baronchelli and V. Loreto

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 105, 7936 (2008) Supporting Information


20. In-depth analysis of the Naming Game dynamics: the homogeneous mixing case

A. Baronchelli, V. Loreto and L. Steels

Int. J. of Mod. Phys. C 19, 785 (2008)


19. Complex systems approach to natural categorization

A. Baronchelli, A. Puglisi and V. Loreto

extended abstract in "The Evolution of Language" (proceedings of the 7th International Conference - EVOLANG 8), eds. A. D M Smith, K. Smith, and R. Ferrer i Cancho World Scientific Publishing Company (2010)


18. Non-equilibrium phase transition in negotiation dynamics

A. Baronchelli, L. Dall'Asta, A. Barrat and V. Loreto

Phys. Rev. E 76, 051102 (2007)

*Selected by the Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research.


17. Agreement dynamics on interaction networks with diverse topologies

A. Barrat, A. Baronchelli, L. Dall'Asta and V. Loreto

Chaos 17, 026111 (2007)


16. The role of topology on the dynamics of the Naming Game

A. Baronchelli, L. Dall'Asta, A. Barrat and V. Loreto

Eur. Phys. J. Special Topics 143, 233 (2007)


15. Statistical mechanics approach to language games

A. Baronchelli

PhD Thesis (defended January 2007)


14. Non-equilibrium dynamics of language games on complex networks

L. Dall'Asta, A. Baronchelli, A. Barrat and V. Loreto

Phys. Rev. E 74, 036105 (2006)


13. Microscopic activity patterns in the Naming Game

L. Dall'Asta and A.Baronchelli

J. Phys. A: Math. Gen. 39, 14851-14867 (2006)


12. Agreement dynamics on small-world networks

L. Dall'Asta, A. Baronchelli, A. Barrat and V. Loreto

Europhys. Lett. 73, 969 (2006)


11. Topology induced coarsening in language games language

A. Baronchelli, L. Dall'Asta, A. Barrat and V. Loreto

Phys. Rev. E 73, 015102(R) (2006)


10. Sharp transition towards shared vocabularies in multi-agent systems

A. Baronchelli, M. Felici, V. Loreto, E. Caglioti and L. Steels

J. Stat. Mech. P06014 (2006)

*Featured on New Scientist 16 Oct 2005 - "How new words become part of a language".


9. Ring structures and mean first passage time in networks

A. Baronchelli and V. Loreto

Phys. Rev. E. 73, 026103 (2006)


8. Strategies for fast convergence in semiotic dynamic

A. Baronchelli, L. Dall'Asta, A. Barrat and V. Loreto

in Artificial Life X, edited by L. M. Rocha et al., pages 480--485, MIT press (2006) preprint


7. Bootstrapping communication in language games

A. Baronchelli, L. Dall'Asta, A. Barrat and V. Loreto

in The Evolution of Language, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference (EVOLANG6), edited by A. Cangelosi, A. D. M. Smith & K. Smith, World Scientific Publishing Company (2006)


6. Complex systems approach to language games

A. Baronchelli, E. Caglioti, V. Loreto and L. Steels

Proceedings of the Second European Conference on Complex Systems ECCS'06, Oxford (UK), (2006)


5. Measuring complexity with zippers

A. Baronchelli, E. Caglioti and V. Loreto

Eur. J. Phys. 26, S69-S77 (2005)


4. Artificial sequences and complexity measures

A. Baronchelli, E. Caglioti and V. Loreto

J. Stat. Mech. P04002 (2005)


3. Self-organizing communication in language games

A. Baronchelli, M. Felici, E. Caglioti, V. Loreto and L. Steels

Proceedings of the First European Conference on Complex Systems ECCS'05, Paris (France), November 2005.


2. Dictionary based methods for information extraction

A. Baronchelli, E. Caglioti, V. Loreto and E. Pizzi

Physica A 342, 294-300 (2004)


1. Complessita' e informazione in sequenze di simboli. Alcune applicazioni in linguistica e genomica.

A. Baronchelli

Graduation thesis (in Italian) html

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