People

Yelena Mejova

Senior Research Scientist

Publications

Impact of food-related conflicts on self-reported food insecurity

S. Fiandrino, C. Dowd, G. Martini, Y. Mejova, E. Omodei, D. Paolotti, M. Tizzani
Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems 7 (2023)

Leave no Place Behind: Improved Geolocation in Humanitarian Documents

E. Belliardo, K. Kalimeri, Y. Mejova
GoodIT '23: Proceedings of the 2023 ACM Conference on Information Technology for Social Good (2023)

Big Social Media Twitter Data for Studying Social Connection: Case Study of Loneliness

Proceedings: XX ISA World Congress of Sociology - Melbourne, Australia June 25-July 1, 2023 498.1 (2023)

Echo Chambers of Vaccination Hesitancy Discussion on Social Media during COVID-19 Pandemic

Y. Mejova, G. Crupi, J. Lenti, M. Tizzani, K. Kalimeri, D. Paolotti, A. Panisson
Proceedings: XX ISA World Congress of Sociology - Melbourne, Australia June 25-July 1, 2023 224.3 (2023)

Authority without Care: Moral Values behind the Mask Mandate Response

Y. Mejova, K. Kalimeri, G. De Francisci Morales
Proceedings of the International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media Published by AAAI Press, Palo Alto, California USA - Vol. 17 - ISSN 2334-0770 (Online) ISSN 2162-3449 (Print) (2023)

Comfort Foods and Community Connectedness: Investigating Diet Change during COVID-19 Using YouTube Videos on Twitter

Y. Mejova, L. Manikonda
Proceedings of the International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media Vol. 17 - Published by AAAI Press, Palo Alto, California USA - ISSN 2334-0770 (Online) ISSN 2162-3449 (Print) (2023)

The Thin Ideology of Populist Advertising on Facebook during the 2019 EU Elections

A. Capozzi, G. De Francisci Morales, Y. Mejova, C. Monti, A. Panisson
WWW '23: Proceedings of the ACM Web Conference 2023 (2023)

Towards a global machine learning based impact model for tropical cyclones

M. Kooshki Forooshani, M. van den Homberg, K. Kalimeri, A. Kaltenbrunner, Y. Mejova, L. Milano, P. Ndirangu, D. Paolotti, A. Teklesadik, M. Turner
EGU23 (EGU General Assembly 23-28 April 2023) EGU23-14435 (2023)

Mapping urban socioeconomic inequalities in developing countries through Facebook advertising data

S. Piaggesi, S. Giurgola, M. Karsai, Y. Mejova, A. Panisson, M. Tizzoni
Frontiers in Big Data 5:1006352 (2022)

Digital Epidemiology

Handbook of Computational Social Science for Policy, Springer (2022)

Echoes through Time: Evolution of the Italian COVID-19 Vaccination Debate

G. Crupi, Y. Mejova, M. Tizzani, D. Paolotti, A. Panisson
Proceedings of the Sixteenth International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media 16(1) (2022)

Modeling Political Activism around Gun Debate via Social Media

Y. Mejova, J. An, G. De Francisci Morales, H. Kwak
ACM Transactions on Social Computing (2022)

Perceptions of FIFA Men’s World Cup 2022 Host Nation Qatar in the Twittersphere

S. Dun, H. Rachdi, S. Ali Memon, R. K. Pillai, Y. Mejova, I. Weber
International Journal of Sport Communication (2022)

Googling for Abortion: Search Engine Mediation of Abortion Accessibility in the United States

Y. Mejova, T. Gracyk, R. Robertson
Journal of Quantitative Description: Digital Media 2 (2022)

Cyber Social Threats 2021: AI, Covid-19 Vaccine, Detection and Countering Strategies

U. Kursuncu, J. Blackburn, Y. Mejova, M. Squire, A. Sheth
Workshop Proceedings of the 15th International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (2021)

Clandestino or Rifugiato? Anti-immigration Facebook Ad Targeting in Italy

A. Capozzi Lupi, G. De Francisci Morales, Y. Mejova, C. Monti, A. Panisson, D. Paolotti
CHI '21: Proceedings of the 2021 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 179 (2021)

Developing Annotated Resources for Internal Displacement Monitoring

F. Poletto, Y. Zhang, A. Panisson, Y. Mejova, D. Paolotti, S. Ponserre
Companion Proceedings of the Web Conference 2021 (WWW ’21 Companion) (2021)

Reports of the Workshops Held at the 2020 International Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence Conference on Web and Social Media

T. Abdelzaher, J. An, M. Bazzi, J. Blackburn, U. Kursuncu, Y. Mejova, J. Rappaz, H. Saggion, P. Smeros, S. Wijeratne, N. Yu
AI Magazine 41/4 (2020)

Impact of Online Health Awareness Campaign: Case of National Eating Disorders Association

Y. Mejova, V. Suarez-Lledó
Proceeding SocInfo 2020: Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series LNCS, Vol. 12467 (2020)

Facebook Ads: Politics of Migration in Italy

A. Capozzi Lupi, G. De Francisci Morales, Y. Mejova, C. Monti, A. Panisson, D. Paolotti
Proceeding SocInfo 2020: Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series LNCS, Vol. 12467 (2020)

Human Values and Digital Patterns in Physical Exercise (Extended Abstract)

Proceedings of the Twenty-Ninth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (2020)

Cyber Social Threats 2020 Workshop Meta-Report: COVID-19, Challenges, Methodological and Ethical Considerations

U. Kursuncu, Y. Mejova, J. Blackburn, A. Sheth
Workshop Proceedings of the 14th International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (2020)

Falling into the Echo Chamber: The Italian Vaccination Debate on Twitter

A. Cossard, G. De Francisci Morales, K. Kalimeri, Y. Mejova, D. Paolotti, M. Starnini
Proceedings of the Fourteenth International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media 14(1) (2020)

COVID-19 on Facebook Ads: Competing Agendas around a Public Health Crisis

COMPASS '20: Proceedings of the 3rd ACM SIGCAS Conference on Computing and Sustainable Societies (2020)

Facebook Ads as a Demographic Tool to Measure the Urban-Rural Divide

D. Rama, Y. Mejova, M. Tizzoni, K. Kalimeri, I. Weber
WWW '20: Proceedings of The Web Conference 2020, Taipei, Taiwan, April 2020 (2020)

Reports of the Workshops Held at the 2019 International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media

D. Alburez-Gutierrez, E. Chandrasekharan, R. Chunara, S. Gil-Clavel, A. Hannak, R. Interdonato, K. Joseph, K. Kalimeri, M. M. Malik, K. Mayer, Y. Mejova, D. Paolotti, E. Zagheni
AI Magazine 40 (4) (2019)

Effect of Values and Technology Use on Exercise: Implications for Personalized Behavior Change Interventions

UMAP '19 Proceedings of the 27th ACM Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization (2019)

Report on the 12th Russian Summer School in Information Retrieval (RuSSIR 2018)

Y. Mejova, E. Chernyak, E. Tutubalina, P. Braslavski
ACM SIGIR Forum 52 / 2 (2018)

Fake Cures: User-centric Modeling of Health Misinformation in Social Media

A. Ghenai, Y. Mejova
Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction - CSCW 2 / CSCW (2018)