Publications

Andrea Baronchelli                                                                        back to homepage



2017 and preprints

80. Bitcoin is not alone: Quantifying and modelling the long-term dynamics of the cryptocurrency market
A. ElBahrawy, L. Alessandretti, A. Kandler, R. Pastor-Satorras, and A. Baronchelli
Preprint 
arXiv:
1705.05334

79. The emergence of consensus  
A. Baronchelli
Preprint 
arXiv:1704.07767

78. The interplay between activity and attractiveness on random walks in time-varying networks  
L. Alessandretti, K. Sun, A. Baronchelli and N. Perra
Accepted for publication in Phys. Rev. E. Preprint 
arXiv:1701.06449

77. Scale-free networks emerging from multifractal time series  
M. A. Budroni, A. Baronchelli and R. Pastor-Satorras 
Accepted for publication in Phys. Rev. E. Preprint 
arXiv:1612.07070

76. 
Multi-scale spatio-temporal analysis of human mobility
  
L. Alessandretti, P. Sapiezynski, S. Lehmann and A. Baronchelli  

75. Evidence for a conserved quantity in human mobility  
L. Alessandretti, P. Sapiezynski, S. Lehmann and A. Baronchelli  
Preprint 
arXiv:1609.03526

74. Temporal correlations in social multiplex networks  
M. Starnini, A. Baronchelli and R. Pastor-Satorras 
Preprint 
arXiv:1606.06626

2016 

73. A gentle introduction to the minimal Naming Game
A. Baronchelli 

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 

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)

2015

69. Committed activists and the reshaping of status-quo social consensus  
D. Mistry, Q.Zhang, N. Perra and A. Baronchelli 

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

67. Epidemic spreading in non-Markovian time-varying networks
K. Sun, A. Baronchelli and N. Perra

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 

2014 (yes, this is when teaching kicked in)

65. Damage detection via shortest path network sampling
F. Ciulla, N. Perra, A. Baronchelli and A. Vespignani

64. Modeling is a tool, and data are crucial
A. Baronchelli
Physics of Life Review 11, 317 (2014)

2013 

63. Lévy flights in human behavior and cognition
A. Baronchelli and F. Radicchi

62. Networks in Cognitive Science
A. Baronchelli, R. Ferrer-i-Cancho, R. Pastor-Satorras, N. Chater, and M.H. Christiansen

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

59. Modeling human dynamics of face-to-face interaction networks
M. Starnini, A. Baronchelli and R. Pastor-Satorras 

58. The Twitter of Babel: mapping world languages through microblogging platforms
D. Mocanu, A. Baronchelli, N. Perra, B. Goncalves and A. Vespignani

57. Evolution in a changing environment
A. Baronchelli, N. Chater, M.H. Christiansen and R. Pastor-Satorras 

56. Contagion dynamics in time-varying metapopulation networks
S.Liu, A. Baronchelli and N.Perra

55. Connect and win: The role of social networks in political elections
A. Halu, K. Zhao, A. Baronchelli and G. Bianconi

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

2012 

53/ The biological origin of linguistic diversity 
A. Baronchelli, N. Chater, R. Pastor-Satorras and M.H. Christiansen
PLoS ONE, 7(10): e48029 (2012)                                                                                          *Featured in The American Scholar

52. Ordering dynamics of the multi-state voter model 
M. Starnini, A. Baronchelli, and R. Pastor-Satorras 

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
DeutschlandradioPhysics Central, InteraksionRappler, 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)                                                                                           *Featured in Phys.org and PshycCentral

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 

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)  

2010

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).

2009 

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.

2008

23. Bosonic reaction-diffusion processes on complex networks
A. Baronchelli, M. Catanzaro and R. Pastor-Satorras
Phys. Rev. E 78, 016111 (2008)                                                                                                    *Selected by the Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research.

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)

2007

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)

2006

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)

2005

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.

2004

2. Dictionary based methods for information extraction
A. Baronchelli, E. Caglioti, V. Loreto and E. Pizzi
Physica A 342, 294-300 (2004) 

2003

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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