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Computational Communication Research Lab: C^2 Computational Communication Research Lab: C^2

Computational Communication Research Lab: C^2

Our Computational Communication Research Lab (run by Profs. Hilbert, Shen & Barnett) uses the digital (big data) footprint, computer simulations, machine-learning and other techniques to detect new patterns in human and social communication.

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Is Online Debate Widening Our Political Divide?

Is Online Debate Widening Our Political Divide?

Study finds that political expression on social media hardens political beliefs and hampers consensus.

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