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Dynamics of Violence in El Salvador
Central America is the deadliest region in the world. The UNODC reports that the level of violence in this region is higher than in any single nation, including those at war. El Salvador’s 2015 homicide rate was listed ...
Relational Social Media Search Engine
Given a collection of names of some people who are related to each other by a common relation, our goal is to find their profiles from social networks/media. For instance, they might belong to a particular class from a ...
Adaptation and Learning in Social Networks
This dissertation broadly addresses the issue of learning in social networks. The dissertation builds on existing literature that leverages learning as a mechanism for predicting the performance effects of different ...
Social Context and Stress Reactivity: Relations with Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disease Risk in Adolescence
Despite extensive research demonstrating how environmental characteristics and individual differences “get under the skin” to influence adults’ stress-related health outcomes, evidence for similar processes in the critical ...
Content Spread and User Relations in Social Computing
With the rapid growth of social media and the rise in popularity of social networks, content sharing and spreading have become the major activities for social media users. One of the valuable characteristics of social ...
Homicide Offending and Social Control: A National Case Control Study
The current study uses a case-control design to analyze the effect of social control and adult social bonds on the likelihood of an adult committing homicide. Using data from the Survey of Inmates in State Correctional ...