Articles in Journals and Proceedings

  1. Carolina Becatti, Guido Caldarelli, Renaud Lambiotte, Fabio Saracco: Extracting significant signal of news consumption from social networks: the case of Twitter in Italian political elections, Palgrave Communications volume 5, Article number: 91 (2019)

  2. A. Balestrucci, R. De Nicola, M. Petrocchi, C. Trubiani: Do you really follow them? Automatic detection of credulous Twitter users. In IDEAL 2019: International Conference on Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning,

  3. Carolina Becatti, Irene Crimaldi, Fabio Saracco: Collaboration and followership: a stochastic model for activities in social networks, PLOS ONE 14(10): e0223768 (2019)

  4. Guido Caldarelli, Rocco De Nicola, Fabio Del Vigna, Marinella Petrocchi, Fabio Saracco: The role of bot squads in the political propaganda on Twitter, Communications Physics volume 3, Article number: 81 (2020)

  5. Giacomo Aletti, Irene Crimaldi, Fabio Saracco: A model for the Twitter sentiment curve, PLoS ONE 16(4): e0249634. (2021)

  6. Tommaso Radicioni, Elena Pavan, Tiziano Squartini, Fabio Saracco: Analysing Twitter Semantic Networks: the case of 2018 Italian Elections, Sci Rep 11, 13207 (2021).

  7. Guido Caldarelli, Rocco de Nicola, Marinella Petrocchi, Manuel Pratelli, Fabio Saracco: Flow of online misinformation during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic in Italy, EPJ Data Sci. 10, 34 (2021).

  8. Alessia Patuelli, Guido Caldarelli, Nicola Lattanzi, Fabio Saracco: Firms' Challenges and Social Responsibilities during Covid-19: a Twitter Analysis, PLoS ONE 16(7): e0254748 (2021).

  9. Vallarano, N., Bruno, M., Marchese, E. et al: Fast and scalable likelihood maximization for Exponential Random Graph Models with local constraints. Sci Rep 11, 15227 (2021).

  10. Tommaso Radicioni, Tiziano Squartini, Elena Pavan, Fabio Saracco: Networked partisanship and framing: a socio-semantic network analysis of the Italian debate on migration, PLoS ONE 16(8): e0256705 (2021)

  11. Rocco De Nicola, Marinella Petrocchi, Manuel Pratelli: On the efficacy of old features for the detection of new bots, Information Processing and Management 58 (2021) 102685

  12. Mattia Mattei, Guido Caldarelli, Tiziano Squartini, Fabio Saracco, Italian Twitter semantic network during the Covid-19 epidemic, EPJ Data Sci. 10, 47 (2021)

Drafts and Preprints

  1. Matteo Bruno, Renaud Lambiotte, Fabio Saracco: Brexit and bots: characterizing the behaviour of automated accounts on Twitter during the UK election, arXiv:2107.14155

  2. Manuel Pratelli, Marinella Petrocchi, Fabio Saracco, Guido Caldarelli, and Rocco De Nicola: Trading between effectiveness and computational costs in bot detection, Presented at ITASEC 2020

Media coverage

  1. Guido Caldarelli, Rocco De Nicola, Marinella Petrocchi, Fabio Saracco:
    L'uso dei bot nel dibattito sui migranti, La Scienza in rete
    (in Italian)

  2. Marinella Petrocchi, Fabio Saracco:
    L'uso dei bot nel dibattito sui migranti, Agenda Digitale
    (in Italian)

  3. Fabio Saracco:
    Statistical Physics of Twitter users' interactions
    Bulletin of the American Physical Society

  4. Guido Caldarelli, Rocco De Nicola, Marinella Petrocchi, and Fabio Saracco:
    Information Spreading and the Role of Automated Accounts on Twitter: Two Case Studies,
    in Democracy and Fake News: Information Manipulation and Post-Truth Politics, edited by Routledge