Publications

A list of my publications is below. See my Google Scholar profile as well.

How visualizing inferential uncertainty can mislead readers about treatment effects in scientific results

Explanation, Prediction, and Causality: Three Sides of the Same Coin?

Effectively Communicating Effect Sizes

Split-door criterion: Identification of causal effects through auxiliary outcomes

To put that in perspective: Generating analogies that make numbers easier to understand

Manipulating and measuring model interpretability

What’s Happening and What Happened: Searching the Social Web

Prediction and explanation in social systems

Online and Social Media Data As an Imperfect Continuous Panel Survey

Improving Comprehension of Numbers in the News

Exploring limits to prediction in complex social systems

The structural virality of online diffusion

Scalable Recommendation with Hierarchical Poisson Factorization

Estimating the causal impact of recommendation systems from observational data

A Large-scale Exploration of Group Viewing Patterns

Sharding Social Networks

Who Does What on the Web: A Large-Scale Study of Browsing Behavior

Who Says What to Whom on Twitter

Everyone's an influencer: quantifying influence on Twitter

Predicting consumer behavior with Web search

Inferring relevant social networks from interpersonal communication

Graphical models for inferring single molecule dynamics

Learning rates and states from biophysical time series: a Bayesian approach to model selection and single-molecule FRET data

Characterizing individual communication patterns

CentMail: Rate Limiting via Certified Micro-Donations

Allosteric collaboration between elongation factor G and the ribosomal L1 stalk directs tRNA movements during translation

Quantification of cell edge velocities and traction forces reveals distinct motility modules during cell spreading

Bayesian Approach to Network Modularity

Opposing effects of PKC-theta and WASp on symmetry breaking and relocation of the immunological synapse

Lateral Membrane Waves Constitute a Universal Dynamic Pattern of Motile Cells

The small GTPase R-Ras regulates organization of actin and drives membrane protrusions through the activity of PLC-$ε$

Nonmuscle myosin IIA-dependent force inhibits cell spreading and drives F-actin flow