Peer-reviewed publications

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Impact of Network Centrality and Income on Slowing Infection Spread after Outbreaks

Shiv G. Yücel, Rafael H. M. Pereira, Pedro S. Peixoto, Chico Q. Camargo

Applied Network Science (2023)

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Heritage site-seeing through the visitor's lens on Instagram

Tania Loke, Yayoi Teramoto, Chico Q. Camargo, Kathryn Eccles

Journal of Cultural Analytics (2022)

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Mis- and disinformation studies are too big to fail: Six suggestions for the field’s future

Chico Q. Camargo and Felix Simon

Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) Misinformation Review (2022)

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SemEval-2022 Task 8: Multilingual news article similarity

Xi Chen, Ali Zeynali, Chico Q. Camargo, Fabian Flöck, Devin Gaffney, Przemyslaw A. Grabowicz, Scott A. Hale, David Jurgens, and Mattia Samory

Proceedings of the 16th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation. Association for Computational Linguistics (2022)

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Symmetry and simplicity spontaneously emerge from the algorithmic nature of evolution

Iain G. Johnston, Kamaludin Dingle, Sam F. Greenbury, Chico Q. Camargo, Jonathan P. K. Doye, Sebastian E. Ahnert, and Ard A. Louis

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2022)

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Coverage: NY Times | Le Monde | | Oxford Physics | University of Oxford | SyFy | University of Bergen | Nederlands Dagblad | | SciTechDaily | Tilt UOL | Nature Reviews Physics

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Measuring the Volatility of the Political agenda in Public Opinion and News Media

Chico Q. Camargo, Peter John, Helen Z. Margetts, and Scott A. Hale

Public Opinion Quarterly (2021)

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Autopsy of a metaphor: The origins, use and blind spots of the 'infodemic'

Felix M. Simon and Chico Q. Camargo

New Media & Society (2021)

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Estimating Traffic Disruption Patterns with Volunteered Geographic Information

Chico Q. Camargo, Jonathan Bright, Graham McNeill, Sridhar Raman, Scott A. Hale

Nature Scientific Reports (2020)

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Boolean Threshold Networks as Models of Genotype-Phenotype Maps

Chico Q. Camargo, Ard A. Louis

Complex Networks XI  (2020)

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New methods for the steady-state analysis of complex agent-based models

Chico Q. Camargo

Frontiers in Physics  (2020)

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Diagnosing the performance of human mobility models at small spatial scales using volunteered geographic information

Chico Q. Camargo, Jonathan Bright, Scott A. Hale

Royal Society Open Science (2019)

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Deep learning generalizes because the parameter-function map is biased towards simple functions

Guillermo Valle-Pérez, Chico Q. Camargo, Ard A. Louis

Proceedings of the International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR) (2019)

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Tight PAC-Bayesian generalization error bounds for deep learning

Guillermo Valle-Pérez, Chico Q. Camargo, Ard A. Louis

ICML workshop on Understanding Generalization in Deep Learning (2019)

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Input-output maps are strongly biased towards simple outputs

Kamaludin Dingle, Chico Q. Camargo, Ard A. Louis

Nature Communications (2018)

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Under review


Analyzing misinformation claims during the 2022 Brazilian general election on WhatsApp, Twitter, and Kwai

Scott A. Hale, Adriano Belisario, Ahmed Nasser Mostafa, Chico Q. Camargo

Under review.

Public writing

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Are We Really Living in an 'Infodemic'? Science Suggests a Different Story

Chico Q. Camargo, Felix M. Simon

The Oxford Internet Institute Blog (2021)

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YouTube's algorithms might radicalise people – but the real problem is we’ve no idea how they work

Chico Q. Camargo

The Conversation (2020)

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Complexity Explained: A Grassroot Collaborative Initiative to Create a Set of Essential Concepts of Complex Systems

Manlio De Domenico, Dirk Brockmann, Chico Q. Camargo, Carlos Gershenson, Daniel Goldsmith, Sabine Jeschonnek, Lorren Kay, Stefano Nichele, José Nicolás, Thomas Schmickl, Massimo Stella, Josh Brandoff, Ángel José Martı́nez Salinas, Hiroki Sayama

DOI: 10.17605/ (2019)

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Physics makes rules, evolution rolls the dice

Chico Q. Camargo

Science (2018)

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Video Series

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Nerdologia Fake News | Série

Chico Q. Camargo, Mila Laranjeira, Altay de Souza, Ana Arantes

Nerdologia (2022)

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