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Dr. May Lim

Graduate Students
Reniel B. Cabral, M.S.
Gerold C. Pedemonte, M.S.

Undergraduate Students
Adrian Chester Balingit
Gilian Uy
Damian Dailisan  
Ariel Carlos Cañete
Aldrich Suratos
Jessica Nasayao  


The group investigates sociotechnical systems that are rich in empirical data. We are actively involved in data mining social media, agent-based modeling of ecological systems, agent-based modeling of vehicular traffic, and analyzing complex networks.

Recent Publications
  • D. N. Dailisan and M. T. Lim. Vehicular traffic modeling with greedy lane-changing and inordinate waiting. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications [DOI:10.1016/j.physa.2019.01.107]
  • Richard N. Muallil, Samuel S. Mamauag, Reniel B. Cabral, Emerlinda O. Celeste-Dizon, Porfirio M. Aliño, Status, trends and challenges in the sustainability of small-scale fisheries in the Philippines: Insights from FISHDA (Fishing Industries' Support in Handling Decisions Application) model, Marine Policy 44, 212-221 (2014). [DOI:10.1016/j.marpol.2013.08.026]. 
  • Reniel B. Cabral, Porfirio M. Aliño and May T. Lim, Modelling the impacts of fish aggregating devices (FADs) and fish enhancing devices (FEDs) and their implications for managing small-scale fishery, ICES Journal of Marine Science (2014). [DOI:10.1093/icesjms/fst229]. 
  • Christian Alis and May Lim, Spatio-Temporal Variation of Conversational Utterances on Twitter, PLoS ONE 8(10): e77793 (2013). [DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0077793]. 
  • Reniel Cabral, Annabelle Cruz-Trinidad, Rollan Geronimo, Lydia Napitupulu, Paul Lokani, Delvene Boso, Christine Marie Casal, Nurulhuda Ahmad Fatan, and Porfirio Aliño, Crisis sentinel indicators: Averting a potential meltdown in the Coral Triangle, Marine Policy 39, 241–247 (2013). [DOI:10.1016/j.marpol.2012.10.012]. 
  • Reniel B Cabral, Porfirio M Aliño, and May T Lim, A coupled stock-recruitment-age-structured model of the North Sea cod under the influence of depensation, Ecological Modelling 253, 1–8 (2013). [DOI:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2012.12.031]. 
  • Christian M. Alis and May T. Lim, Adaptation of fictional and online conversations to communication media, European Physical Journal B 85, 397 (2012).[DOI:10.1140/epjb/e2012-30711-0]. 
  • Jay Samuel L. Combinido and May T. Lim, Crowding Effects in Vehicular Traffic, PLoS ONE 7(11), e48151 (2012). [DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0048151].