Core team:


Peter Sheridan Dodds

University of Vermont

Vermont Complex Systems Center, Director

Peter's research focuses on system-level, big data problems in many areas including language and stories, sociotechnical systems, Earth sciences, biology, and ecology. Peter has created (and constantly evolves) a series of complex systems courses starting with Principles of Complex Systems. He co-runs the Computational Story Lab with Chris Danforth.


Most recent papers:

Andy Reagan, Lewis Mitchell, Dilan Kiley, Chris Danforth, Peter Sheridan Dodds. The emotional arcs of stories are dominated by six basic shapes. EPJ Data Science, 31, 5, 2016.
[pdf] [journal page] [arXiv] [online appendices]
Andrew G. Reece, Chris Danforth, Andy Reagan, Katharina L. M. Lix, Peter Sheridan Dodds, Ellen Langer. Forecasting the onset and course of mental illness with Twitter data. Scientific Reports, , , 2017.
[pdf] [journal page] [arXiv]
Peter Sheridan Dodds, David Dewhurst, Fletcher F. Hazlehurst, Colin van Oort, Lewis Mitchell, Andy Reagan, Jake Williams, Chris Danforth. Simon's fundamental rich-gets-richer model entails a dominant first-mover advantage. Preprint, 2016.
[pdf] [arXiv]
Emily Cody, Andy Reagan, Peter Sheridan Dodds, Chris Danforth. Public opinion polling with Twitter. Preprint, 2016.
[pdf] [arXiv] [online appendices]
Ryan Gallagher, Andy Reagan, Chris Danforth, Peter Sheridan Dodds. Divergent Discourse Between Protests and Counter-Protests: #BlackLivesMatter and #AllLivesMatter. Preprint, 2016.
[pdf] [arXiv]
Peter Sheridan Dodds, Lewis Mitchell, Andy Reagan, Chris Danforth. Tracking the Teletherms: The spatiotemporal dynamics of the hottest and coldest days of the year. PLoS ONE, e0154184, 11 (5), 2016.
[pdf] [journal page] [arXiv] [online appendices]
Dilan Kiley, Andy Reagan, Lewis Mitchell, Chris Danforth, Peter Sheridan Dodds. Game story space of professional sports: Australian Rules Football. Physical Review E, , , 2016.
[pdf] [arXiv]
Nick Allgaier, Joshua Bongard, Peter Sheridan Dodds, Chris Danforth, Hugh Garavan, Robert A. Whelan. Nonlinear functional mapping of the human brain. 2016.
[pdf] [arXiv]
Tom McAndrew, Joshua Bongard, Chris Danforth, Peter Sheridan Dodds, Paul Hines, Jim Bagrow. What we talk about when we talk about causality: Features of causal statements across large-scale social discourse.. 2016.
[pdf]
Mark Ibrahim, Peter Sheridan Dodds, Chris Danforth. Connecting every bit of knowledge: The structure of Wikipedia's First Link Network. 2016.
[pdf] [arXiv] [online appendices]
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Most recent press:

Outside Magazine
2017-08-12
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