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Phylomemetic Patterns in Science Evolution—The Rise and Fall of Scientific Fields

We worked with David Chavalarias on an automated method for the bottom-up reconstruction of the cognitive evolution of science modeled as lineage relationships between scientific fields. We refer to these dynamic structures as phylomemetic networks or phylomemies, by analogy with biological evolution; and … Continue reading

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Multi-Level Modeling of Quotation Families Morphogenesis

We investigated with Elisa Omodei and Thierry Poibeau  the proliferation and diversification of clearly-cut pieces of content: quoted texts in social media. In line with the pioneering work of Leskovec et al. and Simmons et al. on meme dynamics (see … Continue reading

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