A New Product Release Often Sets Off a Customer Frenzy. But How Long Does It Last?
When consumers replace the old with the new, surprising trends emerge. A new mathematical model can better predict long-term sales.
Researchers: Ching Jin, Chaoming Song, Johannes Bjelland, Geoffrey Canright and Dashun Wang
April 1, 2020
When You’re Hot, You’re Hot: Career Successes Come in Clusters
Bursts of brilliance happen for almost everyone. Explore the “hot streaks” of thousands of directors, artists and scientists in our graphic.
Researchers: Lu Liu, Yang Wang, C. Lee Giles, Chaoming Song, Roberta Sinatra and Dashun Wang
July 11, 2018
Using Cell Phone Data to Predict the Next Epidemic
Whom you call is linked to where you travel, which dictates how viruses spread.
Researchers: Pierre Deville, Chaoming Song, Nathan Eagle, Vincent D. Blondel, Albert-László Barabási and Dashun Wang
April 14, 2017
Why a Scientist’s Big Break May Be Just Around the Corner
Researchers, have hope: your most successful paper can occur at any point in your career.
Researchers: Roberta Sinatra, Dashun Wang, Pierre Deville, Chaoming Song and Albert-László Barabási
November 2, 2016