News and recent activities
I'm co-chair of Young Scientist Conference within RuSSIR Summer School 2013, Kazan, Russia
I'm co-chair (with Henning Christiansen (Roskilde University) and Maria Grineva (Yandex Labs)) of FQAS 2013 Special Session "Search Beyond the Web: User-Generated Content from Social Networks and Native Apps", Granada, Spain
2009-present: Research Scientist at Barcelona Media, Spain
2005-2009: Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics, University of Twente, the Netherlands
1999-2004: Dipl. Eng. in Mathematics and Computer, Saint Petersburg State University, Russia
Algorithms and Models for Web Graphs
Probabilistic Analysis of Complex Networks
in chronological order
J.G. Neff, D. Laniado, K. Kappler, Y. Volkovich, P. Aragon, A. Kaltenbrunner; Jointly they edit: examining the impact of community identification on political interaction in Wikipedia.; PLoS ONE 8(4): e60584, 2013;
A. Kaltenbrunner, P. Aragon, D. Laniado, Y. Volkovich; Not all paths lead to Rome: Analysing the network of sister cities; in Proceedings of the seventh International Workshop on Self-Organizing Systems (IWSOS 2013)
P. Aragon, K. Kappler, A. Kaltenbrunner, J.G. Neff, D. Laniado, Y. Volkovich; Tweeting the campaign: Evaluation of the Strategies performed by Spanish Political Parties on Twitter for the 2011 National Elections.; in Internet, Politics, Policy 2012
A. Kaltenbrunner, S. Scellato, Y. Volkovich, D. Laniado, D. Currie, E.J. Jutemar, and C. Mascolo; Far from the eyes, Close on the Web: Impact of Geographic Distance on Online Social Interactions.; in Proceedings of the Workshop on Online Social Networks (WOSN2012)
P. Aragon, A. Kaltenbrunner, D. Laniado, and Y. Volkovich; Biographical Social Networks on Wikipedia - A cross-cultural study of links that made history.; in Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Wikis and Open Collaboration (WikiSym2012); [Technology Review] [the Atlantic]
Y. Volkovich, S. Scellato, D. Laniado, C. Mascolo and A. Kaltenbrunner; The length of bridge ties: structural and geographic properties of online social interactions.; in Proceedings of the 6th International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM2012)
P. Aragon, J. Gould, A. Kaltenbrunner, K. Kappler, D. Laniado, R. Ruiz de Querol, C. Ullod and Y. Volkovich;Bridging the Gap: A Reflection on an Interdisciplinary Approach to Social Media Research.; in Web Science track, 21th International Conference on World Wide Web (WWW 2012)
R Ruiz de Querol, K Kappler, A Kaltenbrunner, Y Volkovich, D Laniado; Social Innovation Meets Social Media: A Framework Proposal.; in Workshop on Social Innovation and Social Media, in Proceedings of the 5th International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM2011).
A. Kaltenbrunner, G. Gonzalez, R. Ruiz De Querol, and Y. Volkovich; Comparative analysis of articulated and behavioural social networks in a social news sharing website.;in New Review of Hypermedia and Multimedia, 2011.
D. Laniado, R. Tasso, Y. Volkovich, and A. Kaltenbrunner; When the Wikipedians Talk: Network and Tree Structure of Wikipedia Discussion Pages.; in Proceedings of the 5th International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM2011)
Y. Volkovich and A. Kaltenbrunner; Evaluation of Valuable User Generated Content on Social News Web Sites.;in Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on World Wide Web (WWW 2011)
Y. Volkovich, and N. Litvak; Asymptotic analysis for personalized Web search; in Adv. Appl. Prob 42.2, 2010
N. Litvak, W. R. W. Scheinhardt, Y. Volkovich, and B. Zwart; Characterization of tail dependence for in-degree and PageRank; in the 6th Workshop on Algorithms and Models for the Web-Graph (WAW2009).
Y. Volkovich, N. Litvak, and B. Zwart; Extremal dependencies and rank correlations in power law networks; in the 1st International Conference on Complex Sciences: Theory and Applications (Complex2009).
Y. Volkovich, N. Litvak, and D. Donato; Determining factors behind the PageRank log-log plot; in the 5th Workshop on Algorithms and Models for the Web-Graph (WAW2007).
N. Litvak, W. R. W. Scheinhardt, and Y. Volkovich;In-Degree and PageRank: Why do they follow similar power laws?; in Internet Math., Vol 4(2--3).
N. Litvak, W.R.W. Scheinhardt, and Y. Volkovich;Probabilistic relation between In-Degree and PageRank; in the 4th Workshop on Algorithms and Models for the Web-Graph (WAW2006).
Stochastic analysis of Web page ranking; University of Twente,2009
Chair and Organizing Committee:
Young Scientist Conference YSC RuSSIR2012, in conjunction with RuSSIR Summer School 2012;
The 6th Workshop On Algorithms And Models For The Web-Graph (WAW 2009), in conjunction with WSDM2009
Spectral Properties of Complex Networks Workshop, [invited speaker], Trento, Italy 2012
Internet Mathematics, Information Retrieval, Stochastic Processes and their Applications
Spanish language school in Malaga, founded by friends
Book “999 Abroad” by Borkur Sigurbjornsson, illustrated by me.