Scanning Social Networks to Understand Political Polarization and Fake News

Computational social science is a discipline aimed at taking advantage of the wealth of data available in the digital world to study social phenomena through cutting-edge methods of data science, statistics and theoretical computer science.
Along with the scholars from Bocconi, Sciences Po and CEU who are developing CIVICA Research's European Polarization Observatory Working Group (EPO-WG) research project, a multidisciplinary network of European researchers is blooming, bringing new life to the young discipline.


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