Core team:

Chris Danforth

University of Vermont

Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Flint Professor of Mathematical, Natural, and Technical Sciences

Chris is an applied mathematician interested in modeling a variety of physical, biological, and social phenomenon. He has applied principles of chaos theory to improve weather forecasts as a member of the Mathematics and Climate Research Network, and developed a real-time remote sensor of global happiness using messages from Twitter: the Hedonometer. Danforth co-runs the Computational Story Lab with Peter Dodds.

Most recent papers:

Social media usage patterns during natural hazards..

Meredith Niles, Benjamin Emery, Andy Reagan, Peter Sheridan Dodds, Chris Danforth. PLoS ONE, , , 2019.
[pdf] [journal page] [arXiv]

Fragmentation and Inefficiencies in US equity markets: Evidence from the Dow 30..

John H. Ring IV, Brian Tivnan, David Dewhurst, Colin Van Oort, Tyler Gray, Chris Danforth, Matthew Koehler, Matthew T. McMahon, David Slater, Jason Veneman, Brendan F. Tivnan. Preprint, 2019.
[pdf] [arXiv]

Scaling of inefficiencies in the U.S. equity markets: Evidence from three market indices and more than 2900 securities.

Chris Danforth, Brian Tivnan, Colin Van Oort, David Dewhurst, Tyler Gray, John H. Ring IV. Preprint, 2019.
[pdf] [arXiv]

English Verb Regularization in Books and Tweets.

Chris Danforth, Peter Sheridan Dodds, Andy Reagan, Tyler Gray. PLoS ONE, , , 2018.
[pdf] [journal page] [online appendices]

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Most recent press:

Lapham's Quarterly