Collective Cognition, Information Theory, and Social Phenomena

Conflict and computation on Wikipedia: A finite-state machine analysis of editor interactions
Simon DeDeo
Future Internet 8 (3), 31 (2016)
See also: SFIHMM—code for HMM estimation, Viterbi reconstruction, module-finding, and more.
See also: open data on Wikipedia conflict time-series.

State power and elite autonomy: The board interlock network of Chinese non-profits
Ji Ma, Simon DeDeo

The evolution of Wikipedia’s norm network
Bradi Heaberlin, Simon DeDeo
Future Internet 8 (2), 14
See also: open data on Wikipedia policy pages, to accompany this work.

Exploration and exploitation of Victorian science in Darwin’s reading notebooks
Jaimie Murdock, Colin Allen, Simon DeDeo
Cognition, Volume 159, Pages 117–126. February 2017

Major Transitions in Political Order
Simon DeDeo
Chapter for From Matter to Life: Information and Causality (Cambridge University Press)
Edited by Sara Imari Walker, Paul C.W. Davies, George Ellis

A quantitative definition of organismality and its application to lichen
Eric Libby, Josh Grochow, Simon DeDeo, David Wolpert

Weak universality in sensory tradeoffs
Sarah Marzen and Simon DeDeo
Physical Review E 94 (6), 060101

The Evolution of Lossy Compression
Sarah Marzen and Simon DeDeo

Information theoretic structures of the French Revolution
Alexander Barron, Simon DeDeo, Rebecca Spang
CCS’15 — Poster

Social feedback and the emergence of rank in animal society
Elizabeth Hobson and Simon DeDeo
PLoS Computational Biology
biorXiv doi:10.1101/018374

Optimal High-Level Descriptions of Dynamical Systems
David H. Wolpert, Joshua A. Grochow, Eric Libby, Simon DeDeo

Wrong side of the tracks: Big Data and Protected Categories
Simon DeDeo
Chapter for Big Data is Not a Monolith (MIT Press)
Edited by Cassidy R. Sugimoto, Hamid Ekbia, Michael Mattioli

Group Minds and the Case of Wikipedia
Simon DeDeo
Human Computation 1 (1), 5-29
[also arxiv:1407.2210]

The Civilizing Process in London’s Old Bailey
Sara Klingenstein, Tim Hitchcock, Simon DeDeo*
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2014; published ahead of print June 16, 2014

Dynamical Structure of a Traditional Amazonian Social Network
Paul L. Hooper, Simon DeDeo, Ann E. Caldwell Hooper, Michael Gurven, Hillard S. Kaplan
Entropy 2013, 15(11), 4932-4955

Robust Compressed Sensing and Sparse Coding with the Difference Map
Will Landecker, Rick Chartrand, Simon DeDeo
Accepted, European Conference on Computer Vision [also arXiv:1311.0053]

Demystifying Information-Theoretic Clustering
Greg Ver Steeg, Aram Galstyan, Fei Sha, Simon DeDeo
Proceedings of the 31st International Conference on Machine Learning, 2014
[also Journal of Machine Learning Research, W&CP 32 (1) :19-27, 2014]
[also arXiv:1310.4201]

Estimating Functions of Distributions Defined over Spaces of Unknown Size
David H. Wolpert, Simon DeDeo
Entropy 2013, 15(11), 4668-4699

Collective Phenomena and Non-Finite State Computation in a Human Social System
Simon DeDeo
PLoS ONE 8(10): e75818 (2013)
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0075818 [also arXiv:1212.0018]

Bootstrap Methods for the Empirical Study of Decision-Making and Information Flows in Social Systems
Simon DeDeo, Robert Hawkins, Sara Klingenstein, Tim Hitchcock
Entropy 2013, 15(6), 2246-2276
doi:10.3390/e15062246 [also: arXiv:1302.0907]
discussed at third order scientist
THOTH: python code for estimation of entropy, mutual information, JSD and more

Evidence of Strategic Periodicities in Collective Conflict Dynamics
Simon DeDeo, David Krakauer & Jessica Flack
Journal of the Royal Society Interface 8(62):1260-73 (2011)
doi:10.1098/rsif.2010.0687 [also arXiv:1101.1556]

Effective Theories for Circuits and Automata
Simon DeDeo
Chaos 21, 037106 (2011) (focus issue; edited by Jim Crutchfield and Jon Machta.)
doi:10.1063/1.3640747 [also arXiv:1106.5778 & Virtual Journal of Biological Research, Vol. 22, 7, 2011]

Inductive Game Theory and the Dynamics of Animal Conflict
Simon DeDeo, David Krakauer & Jessica Flack.
PLoS Computational Biology 6(5): e1000782 (2010)
doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1000782 [also arXiv:1006.5469]

Dynamics and Processing in Finite Self-Similar Networks
Simon DeDeo & David Krakauer.
Journal of the Royal Society Interface 9(74):2131-44 (2012)
doi: 10.1098/​rsif.2011.0840 [also arXiv:1109.2648]

Parallel Complexity of Random Boolean Circuits
Jon Machta, Simon DeDeo, Stephan Mertens, Cris Moore
Journal of Statistical Mechanics 4: P04015 (2011)
doi:10.1088/1742-5468/2011/04/P04015 [also: arXiv:1102.3310]

Intelligent Data Analysis of Intelligent Systems
David Krakauer, Jessica Flack, Simon DeDeo, Doyne Farmer & Daniel Rockmore.
Advances in Intelligent Data Analysis IX. 8-17 (2010)
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-13062-5_3 [local copy]

Effective Theories for Gravity

Neutron Stars in f(R) Gravity with Perturbative Constraints
Alan Cooney, Simon DeDeo & Dimitrios Psaltis
Physical Review D 82 (2010) 064033 [arXiv:0910.5480]

Gravity with Perturbative Constraints: Dark Energy Without New Degrees of Freedom
Alan Cooney, Simon DeDeo & Dimitrios Psaltis
Physical Review D 79 (2009) 044033 [arXiv:0811.3635]

Stable, Accelerating Universes in Modified Gravity
Simon DeDeo & Dimitrios Psaltis
Physical Review D 78 (2008) 064013 [arxiv:0712.3939]

The Cosmic Microwave Background

A New Way to Find the Missing Baryons
Shirley Ho, Simon DeDeo & David Spergel
2009, submitted Physical Review D. [arXiv:0903.2845]

Cluster Mass Estimators from CMB Temperature and Polarization Lensing
Wayne Hu, Simon DeDeo & Chris Vale
New Journal of Physics, Vol 9, Issue 12, pg. 441 (2007). [astro-ph/0701276]

The kinetic Sunyaev-Zel'dovitch effect as a dark energy probe
Simon DeDeo, David N. Spergel & Hy Trac. 2005. [astro-ph/0511060]

Effects of the Sound Speed of Quintessence on the Microwave Background and Large Scale Structure.
Simon DeDeo, R. R. Caldwell & Paul J. Steinhardt
Physical Review D 67 (2003) 103509 [astro-ph/0301284]

Universe as Laboratory

Macroscopic Objects in Theories with Energy-dependent Speeds of Light.
Simon DeDeo & Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, 2008. [arXiv:0811.1999]

Particle Dark Energy
Simon DeDeo
Physical Review D 73 (2006) 043520 [astro-ph/0411283]

Testing Strong-field Gravity with Quasi-Periodic Oscillations
Simon DeDeo & Dimitrios Psaltis, 2004. [astro-ph/0405067]

Towards New Tests of Strong-field Gravity with Measurements of Surface Atomic Line Redshifts from Neutron Stars
Simon DeDeo & Dimitrios Psaltis
Physical Review Letters 90 (2003) 141101. [astro-ph/0302095]

General Relativistic Constraints on Emission Models of Anomalous X-Ray Pulsars
Simon DeDeo, Dimitrios Psaltis, Ramesh Narayan
Astrophysical Journal 559 (2001) 346 [astro-ph/0004266]

Photon Propagation around Compact Objects and the Inferred Properties of Thermally Emitting Neutron Stars
Dimitrios Psaltis, Feryal Özel, Simon DeDeo
Astrophysical Journal, 544 (2000) 390 [astro-ph/0004387]

Observational Work

CH3CN Observations toward Southern Massive Star-forming Regions
Esteban Araya, Peter Hofner, Stan Kurtz, Leonardo Bronfman & Simon DeDeo
Astrophysical Journal Supplement (2005) 157(2)

Improved frequency stability of the dual-noble-gas maser
D. Bear, T. E. Chupp, K. Cooper, S. DeDeo, M. Rosenberry, R. E. Stoner, & R. L. Walsworth
Physical Review A 57 (1998) 5006

Truly Miscellaneous!

Eternal time machine in (2+1)-dimensional anti-de Sitter space
Simon DeDeo, J. Richard Gott
Physical Review D 66 (2002) 084020 [gr-qc/0212118]

High School Mac Hack
[under pseudonym]
2600: The Hacker Quarterly 10(4):15 Summer 1993