Scientific Publications and Technical Papers

Zufiria, P.J., Pastor-Escuredo, D., Úbeda-Medina, L., Hernandez-Medina, M.A., Barriales-Valbuena, I., Morales, A.J., Jacques, D.C., Nkwambi, W., Diop, M.B., Quinn, J. and Hidalgo-Sanchís, P. (2018). "Identifying seasonal mobility profiles from anonymized and aggregated mobile phone data. Application in food security." PloS one13(4), p.e0195714. [LINK]

Balicer R, Luengo-Oroz M, Cohen-Stavi C, Loyola E, Mantingh F, Romanoff L, Galea G (2018) "Using big data for non-communicable disease surveillance" The Lancet DOI: [LINK
Quinn JNyhan M, Navarro CColuccia DBromley L, Luengo-Oroz M (2018). "Humanitarian applications of machine learning with remote-sensing data: review and case study in refugee settlement mapping." The Royal Society Publishing: DOI 10.1098/rsta.2017.0363. [LINK
Olteanu, A., Castillo, C., Boy, J. and Varshney, K.R. (2018). "The Effect of Extremist Violence on Hateful Speech Online." arXiv preprint arXiv:1804.05704 [PDF
Kim, Jaewoo, Meeyoung Cha, and Jong Gun Lee. "Nowcasting commodity prices using social media." PeerJ Computer Science 3 (2017): e126. [PDF
Nielsen R C, Luengo-Oroz M, Mello M, Paz J, Pantin C, Erkkola T (2017) Social Media Monitoring of Discrimination and HIV Testing in Brazil, 2014-2015. Springer [PDF]
UN Global Pulse (2016) Measuring Economic Resilience to Natural Disasters with Big Economic Transaction Data, Un Global Pulse, BBVA [PDF
Hristova D, Rutherford A, Anson J, Luengo-Oroz M, Mascolo C (2016) The International Postal Network and Other Global Flows as Proxies for National Wellbeing. PLoS ONE 11(6): e0155976. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0155976 [PDF]
Seabold S , Rutherford A, De Backer O, Coppola A (2015) World Bank Policy Research Working Paper, The pulse of public opinion: using Twitter data to analyze public perception of reform in El Salvador. WPS7399 [PDF]
Andrade-Pacheco, R, Mubangizi, M, Quinn, J, & Lawrence, N (2015). Monitoring Short Term Changes of Malaria Incidence in Uganda with Gaussian Processes. Proceedings of AALTD 2015, 3. [PDF]
Decuyper, A, Rutherford, A, Wadhwa, A, Bauer, J M, Krings, G, Gutierrez, T, ... & Luengo-Oroz, M A (2014). Estimating food consumption and poverty indices with mobile phone data. arXiv preprint arXiv:1412.2595. [PDF]
Pastor-Escuredo, D, Morales-Guzmán, A, Torres-Fernández, Y, Bauer, J M, Wadhwa, A, Castro-Correa, C, ... & Oliver, N (2014, October). Flooding through the lens of mobile phone activity. In Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC), 2014 IEEE (pp. 279-286). IEEE. [PDF]
UN Global Pulse (2014) Mining Indonesian Tweets to Understand Food Price Crises, UN Global Pulse [PDF]
UN Global Pulse & Crimson Hexagon (2013). Twitter and perceptions of crisis-related stress. UN Global Pulse. [SlideShare]
Roberto R, MIT&NBER (2011). Bread Price Index: A Pilot Case, UN Global Pulse. [PDF]
UN Global Pulse & SAS (2011). Using Social Media Add Depth to Unemployment Statistics. UN Global Pulse. [PDF]