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May 22, 2016

The Social Ties of Immigrant Communities in the United States

WEBSCI

In this paper we study the composition of Facebook social networks of people who have moved from one country to another.

By: Amaç Herdağdelen, Bogdan State, Lada Adamic, Winter Mason

May 21, 2016

Continuous Deployment at Facebook and OANDA

ICSE 2016: 38th IEEE Conference on Software Engineering

This paper describes the continuous deployment practices at two very different firms: Facebook and OANDA, and shows that continuous deployment does not inhibit productivity or quality even in the face of substantial engineering team and code size growth.

By: Tony Savor, Mitchell Douglas, Michael Gentili, Laurie Williams, Kent Beck, Michael Stumm

May 17, 2016

Lost in Propagation? Unfolding News Cycles from the Source

ICWSM '16

In this work, we pinpoint the information source of an event in the form of a press release and investigate how its news cycle unfolds.

By: Chenhao Tan, Adrien Friggeri, Lada Adamic

May 14, 2016

The Shortest Path is not Always a Straight Line. Leveraging Semi-Metricity in Graph Analysis.

VLDB 2016

This paper leverages the concept of the metric backbone to improve the efficiency of large-scale graph analytics.

By: Dionysios Logothetis

May 7, 2016

Changes in Engagement Before and After Posting to Facebook

CHI 2016

We are interested in the ways in which posting content changes individuals’ engagement with Facebook. The study augments previous knowledge about uses and gratifications from posting on social network sites by focusing on short-term activity of contributors.

By: Nir Grinberg, Alex Dow, Lada Adamic, Mor Naaman

May 7, 2016

Legacy Contact: Designing and Implementing Stewardship at Facebook

CHI 2016

In this paper we describe Legacy Contact, a new feature that better supports people coping with the death of a loved one on Facebook while giving people more control over what happens to their Facebook account in the future.

By: Jed R. Brubaker, Vanessa Callison-Burch

May 7, 2016

Finexus: Tracking Fingertips Using Four Magnetometers

CHI 2016

We built a system to magnetically track the fingertips in order to bring hands into VR. It works by instrumenting electromagnets at the tips of the finger; the system is able to track the delicate movements in real time using only four magnetic sensors.

By: Ke-Yu Chen, Shwetak Patel, Sean Keller

May 2, 2016

Deep Multi-Scale Video Prediction Beyond Mean Square Error

ICLR 2016

The paper is about predicting future frames in video sequences given the previous frames.

By: Michael Mathieu, Camille Couprie, Yann LeCun

May 2, 2016

Predicting Distributions with Linearizing Belief Networks

ICLR 2016: International Conference on Learning Representation

This work introduces a new family of networks called linearizing belief nets or LBNs.

By: Yann Dauphin, David Grangier

May 2, 2016

Metric Learning with Adaptive Density Discrimination

ICLR

Distance metric learning approaches learn a transformation to a representation space in which distance is in correspondence with a predefined notion of similarity.

By: Oren Rippel, Manohar Paluri, Piotr Dollar, Lubomir Bourdev