Publications

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Alessandro Vespignani
August 21, 2017
The RAPIDD Ebola Forecasting Challenge: Synthesis and Lessons Learnt
Cecile Viboud, Kaiyuan Sun, Robert Gaffey, Marco Ajelli, Laura Fumanelli, Stefano Merler, Qian Zhang, Gerardo Chowell, Lone Simonsen, Alessandro Vespignani
Epidemics
2018 Mar;22:13-21
September 13, 2017
The RAPIDD Ebola forecasting challenge: Model description and synthetic data generation
Marco Ajelli, Qian Zhang, Kaiyuan Sun, Stefano Merler, Laura Fumanelli, Gerardo Chowell, Lone Simonsen, Cecile Viboud, Alessandro Vespignani
Epidemics
2018 Mar;22:3-12
March 2, 2018
Science of science
Santo Fortunato, Carl T. Bergstrom, Katy Börner, James A. Evans, Dirk Helbing, Staša Milojević, Alexander M. Petersen, Filippo Radicchi, Roberta Sinatra, Brian Uzzi, Alessandro Vespignani, Ludo Waltman, Dashun Wang, Albert-László Barabási
Science
Vol. 359, Issue 6379, eaao0185
September 14, 2018
Link transmission centrality in large-scale social networks
Qian Zhang, Márton Karsai and Alessandro Vespignani
EPJ Data Science
7:33 (2018)
October 18, 2018
Quantifying the risk of local Zika virus transmission in the contiguous US during the 2015–2016 ZIKV epidemic
Kaiyuan Sun, Qian Zhang, Ana Pastore-Piontti, Matteo Chinazzi, Dina Mistry, Natalie E Dean, Diana Patricia Rojas, Stefano Merler, Piero Poletti, Luca Rossi, M Elizabeth Halloran, Ira M Longini Jr and Alessandro Vespignani
BMC Medicine
201816:195
April 3, 2017
Forecasting Seasonal Influenza Fusing Digital Indicators and a Mechanistic Disease Model
Q, Zhang, N. Perra, D. Perrotta, D. Paolotti, M. Tizzoni, A. Vespignani.
Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on World Wide Web
(WWW 2017)
March 1, 2017
Perspectives on model forecasts of the 2014–2015 Ebola epidemic in West Africa: lessons and the way forward
Gerardo Chowell, Cécile Viboud, Lone Simonsen, Stefano Merler and Alessandro Vespignani
BMC Medicine
15:42 (2017)
April 25, 2017
Spread of Zika virus in the Americas
Qian Zhang, Kaiyuan Sun, Matteo Chinazzi, Ana Pastore y Piontti, Natalie E. Dean, Diana Patricia Rojas, Stefano Merler, Dina Mistry, Piero Poletti, Luca Rossi, Margaret Bray, M. Elizabeth Halloran, Ira M. Longini Jr., Alessandro Vespignani
PNAS
114 (22) E4334-E4343 (2017)
December 5, 2017
Simulations for designing and interpreting intervention trials in infectious diseases
M. Elizabeth Halloran, Kari Auranen, Sarah Baird, Nicole E. Basta, Steven E. Bellan, Ron Brookmeyer, Ben S. Cooper, Victor DeGruttola, James P. Hughes, Justin Lessler, Eric T. Lofgren, Ira M. Longini, Jukka-Pekka Onnela, Berk Özler, George R. Seage, Thomas A. Smith, Alessandro Vespignani, Emilia Vynnycky and Marc Lipsitch
BMC Medicine
15:223
September 7, 2016
Spatiotemporal dynamics of the Ebola epidemic in Guinea and implications for vaccination and disease elimination: a computational modeling analysis
M. Ajelli, S. Merler, L. Fumanelli, A. Pastore y Piontti, N. E. Dean, I. M. Longini, M. E. Halloran and A. Vespignani.
BMC Medcine
14:30 (2016)
July 28, 2016
​Real-Time Assessment of the International Spreading Risk Associated with the 2014 West African Ebola Outbreak
A. Pastore y Piontti, Q. Zhang, M. F. C. Gomes, L. Rossi, C. Poletto, V. Colizza, D.L. Chao, I. Longing, M.E. Halloran and A. Vespignani.
Mathematical and Statistical Modeling for Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases
Springer, G. Chowell and J.M. Hyman (eds), pp 39-56 (2016)
July 22, 2016
Results from the centers for disease control and prevention’s predict the 2013–2014 Influenza Season Challenge
M. Biggerstaff, D. Alper , M. Dredze , S. Fox , I. Chun-Hai Fung, K.S. Hickmann, B. Lewis , R. Rosenfeld, J. Shaman, Ming-Hsiang Tsou, P. Velardi, A. Vespignani, L. Finelli and for the Influenza Forecasting Contest Working Group
BMC Infectious Diseases
16:357 (2016)
January 28, 2016
The Biosurveillance Analytics Resource Directory (BARD): Facilitating the Use of Epidemiological Models for Infectious Disease Surveillance
K. J. Margevicius , N. Generous , E. Abeyta , B. Althouse , H. Burkom , L. Castro, A. Daughton, S. Y. Del Valle , G. Fairchild , J. M. Hyman, R. Kiang, A. P. Morse, C. M. Pancerella , L. Pullum , A. Ramanathan , J. Schlegelmilch, A. Scott, K. J Taylor-McCabe , A. Vespignani, A. Deshpande
PLoS ONE
11(1): e0146600 (2016)
July 29, 2016
​Projected spread of Zika virus in the Americas
Q. Zhang, K. Sun, M. Chinazzi, A. Pastore y Piontti, N.E. Dean, D. Rojas, S. Merler, D. Mistry, P. Poletti, L. Rossi, M. Bray, M.E. Halloran, I. Longini and A. Vespignani.
Biorxiv
2016
November 2, 2016
Containing Ebola at the Source with Ring Vaccination
​Stefano Merler, Marco Ajelli, Laura Fumanelli, Stefano Parlamento, Ana Pastore y Piontti, Natalie E. Dean, Giovanni Putoto, Dante Carraro, Ira M. Longini Jr., M. Elizabeth Halloran, Alessandro Vespignani
PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases
10(11): e0005093 (2016)
April 1, 2016
The dynamics of information-driven coordination phenomena: A transfer entropy analysis
J. Borge-Holthoefer, N. Perra, B. Gonçalves, S. González-Bailón, A. Arenas, Y. Moreno, and A. Vespignani
Science Advances
2 (4), e1501158 (2016)
October 24, 2016
​Asymptotic theory of time-varying social networks with heterogeneous activity and tie allocation
Enrico Ubaldi, Nicola Perra, Márton Karsai, Alessandro Vezzani, Raffaella Burioni, Alessandro Vespignani
Scientific Reports
6:35724 (2016)
September 22, 2015
Asymptotic theory for the dynamic of networks with heterogenous social capital allocation
E Ubaldi, N Perra, M Karsai, A Vezzani, R Burioni, A Vespignani
arXiv
1509.04563 (2015)
August 31, 2015
Epidemic Processes in Complex Networks
R. Pastor-Satorras, C. Castellano, P. Van Mieghem, and A. Vespignani
Rev. Mod. Phys.
87, 925, (2015)
November 9, 2015
Online social networks and offline protest
Z.C. Steinert-Threlkeld, D. Mocanu, A. Vespignani, J. Fowler
EPJ Data Science
4 (1), 1-9 (2015)
August 29, 2015
Social Data Mining and Seasonal Influenza Forecasts: The FluOutlook Platform
Q. Zhang, C. Gioannini, D. Paolotti, N. Perra, D. Perrotta, M. Quaggiotto, M. Tizzoni, and A. Vespignani
Machine Learning and Knowledge Discovery in Databases
237-240 (2015)
June 15, 2015
Spatiotemporal spread of the 2014 outbreak of Ebola virus disease in Liberia and the effectiveness of non-pharmaceutical interventions: a computational modelling analysis
S. Merler, M. Ajelli, L. Fumanelli, M.F.C. Gomes, A. Pastore y Piontti, L. Rossi, D.L. Chao, I.M. Longini Jr, M.E. Halloran, A. Vespignani
The Lancet Infectious Diseases
15: 204–11 (2015)
October 24, 2014
Ebola: Mobility Data
M.E. Halloran, A. Vespignani, N. Bharti, L.R. Feldstein, K. A. Alexander, M. Ferrari, J. Shaman, J.M. Drake, T. Porco, J.N.S. Eisenberg, S.Y. Del Valle, E. Lofgren, S.V. Scarpino, M.C. Eisenberg, D. Gao, J.M. Hyman, S. Eubank, I.M. Longini Jr.
Science
346, 6208, (2014)
October 23, 2014
Assessing the impact of travel restrictions on international spread of the 2014 West African Ebola epidemic
C. Poletto, M.F. Gomes, A. Pastore y Piontti, L. Rossi, L. Bioglio, D.L. Chao, I.M. Longini, M.E. Halloran, V. Colizza, A. Vespignani
Eurosurveillance
19, 42, (2014)
May 30, 2014
Damage detection via shortest path network sampling
F. Ciulla, N. Perra, A. Baronchelli, A. Vespignani
Physical Review E
89, 052816, (2014)
February 10, 2014
Time varying networks and the weakness of strong ties
M. Karsai, N. Perra, A. Vespignani
Scientific Reports
4:4001, (2014)
September 2, 2014
Assessing the International Spreading Risk Associated with the 2014 West African Ebola Outbreak
M.F.C. Gomes, A. Pastore y Piontti, L. Rossi, D. Chao, I. Longini, M. Elizabeth Halloran, A. Vespignani
PLOS Currents Outbreaks
1, doi: 10.1371, (2014)
March 14, 2014
The Parable of Google Flu: Traps in Big Data Analysis
D. Lazer, R. Kennedy, G. King, A. Vespignani
Science Vol. 343
Issue 6176, pp. 1203-1205 (2014)
December 18, 2013
Web-based participatory surveillance of infectious diseases: the Influenzanet participatory surveillance experience
D. Paolotti, A. Carnahan, V. Colizza, K. Eames, J. Edmunds, G. Gomes, C. Koppeschaar, M. Rehn, R. Smallenburg, C. Turbelin, S.P. Van Noort, A. Vespignani
Clinical Microbiology and Infection
20: 17-21 (2014)
April 10, 2014
The Infection Tree of Global Epidemics
A. Pastore y Piontti, M. Ferreira Da Costa Gomes, N. Samay, N. Perra, A. Vespignani
Network Science
2: 132-137, (2014)
March 19, 2014
Controlling contagion processes in activity-driven networks
S. Liu, N. Perra, M. Karsai, A. Vespignani
Physical Review Letter, 112:118702, (2014)