Waiting for the miracle III: It’s torn and network fragmentation

This is the third part of our The complexity view on Leonard Cohen series, written together with Milja Heikkinen. We’re back on our Waiting for the miracle series. Feels weird to write on complexity under this title right now! But well, in the piece, after which our series is named, Cohen sings Let's be alone …

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Twitter conference time: #OHBMx plans

It’s Twitter conference time again! After three glorious years of #BrainTC, the brain Twitter conference is this year organized under the umbrella of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM). As the conference will take place on March 20th, the equinox, it is know as the OHBMequinoX or #OHBMx. Similarly as last year, I’m part …

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Waiting for the miracle II: Darkness and spreading phenomena

This is the second part of our series on The complexity view on Leonard Cohen, written together with Milja Heikkinen. I caught the darkness drinking from your cup. I said: Is this contagious? You said: Just drink it up. This time, let’s talk about something topical: diseases. Leaving alone the worrying news about the corona …

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Waiting for a miracle: The complexity view on Leonard Cohen (part 1)

I have written this post together with Milja Heikkinen. It’s already end of January – but never mind, we still want to wish you all the best for the new year 2020! One evening last year, we were sitting in a French commuter train and listening Leonard Cohen’s The Future. After following the lyrics (that …

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One more time: Complex Networks 2019!

Last week's Complex Networks conference in Lisbon was exactly as cool as I expected. Three days full* of outstanding talks, inspiring discussions, and meeting new people and old acquaintances. During the conference, I did quite a bit of live tweeting. So, this post is essentially a collection of my Twitter threads from Complex Networks. Check …

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To smooth or not to smooth?

I’ve written this post together with Ana Triana, and it’s based the our brand-new preprint “Effects of spatial smoothing on group-level differences in functional brain networks” by Ana, Enrico Glerean, Jari Saramäki and me, now available at arXiv. I’ve written quite a bit about how to construct a functional brain network from fMRI data. From …

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