Publications

  • A. Wesolowski, N. Eagle, A. Tatem, D. Smith, A. Noor, R. Snow, and C. Buckee (2012). "Quantifying the impact of human mobility on malaria", Science, 338(6104), pp. 267-270. PDF HTML

  • N. Eagle, M. Macy, and R. Claxton (2010), "Network Diversity and Economic Development", Science, 328(5981), pp. 1029-1031. PDF HTML

  • N. Eagle, A. Pentland, and D. Lazer (2009), "Inferring Social Network Structure using Mobile Phone Data", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), 106(36), pp. 15274-15278. PDF SOM HTML

  • T. Caughlin, N. Ruktanonchai, M. Acevedo, K. Lopiano, O. Prosper, N. Eagle, and A. Tatem (2013). "Place-based attributes predict community membership in a mobile phone communication network", PLoS ONE, (in press).

  • A. Wesolowski, N. Eagle, A. Noor, R. Snow, and C. Buckee (2013). "The impact of biases in mobile phone ownership on estimates of human mobility", Royal Soc. Interface, 10(81). PDF HTML

  • C. Buckee, A. Wesolowski, N. Eagle, E. Hansen, R. Snow (2013). "Mobile phones and malaria: modeling human and parasite travel", Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, (in press).

  • A. Wesolowski, C. Buckee, A. Garcia, N. Eagle, D. Pindolia, and A. Tatem (2013). "The Use of Census Migration Data to Approximate Human Movement Patterns across Temporal Scales", PLoS ONE, Vol 8(1): e52971. PDF HTML

  • J. Blumenstock and N. Eagle (2012). "Divided We Call: Disparities in Access and Use of Mobile Phones in Rwanda", Information Technology and International Development, Vol 8 (2), pp. 1-16. PDF HTML

  • A. Wesolowski, N. Eagle, A. Noor, R. Snow, and C. Buckee (2012). "Heterogenous mobile phone ownership and usage patterns in Kenya", PLoS ONE, 7(4): e35319. PDF HTML

  • A. Wesolowski and N. Eagle (2012). "Mobile Phones as a Lens into Slum Dynamics, Online Research Methods in Urban and Planning Studies, IGI Global. HTML

  • J. Toole, N. Eagle, and J. Plotkin (2011). "Spatiotemporal Correlations in Criminal Offense Records", ACM Trans. Intell. Syst. Technol., 2(4):38. PDF HTML

  • S. Phithakkitnukoon, R. Dantu, R. Claxton, and N. Eagle (2011). "Behavior-based adaptive call predictor", ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems (TAAS) 6(3):21. HTML

  • J. Blumenstock, N. Eagle, and M Fafchamp (2011). "Charity and Reciprocity in Mobile Phone-Based Giving: Evidence from Rwanda", Centre for the Study of African Economies Working Paper WPS/2011-19. Oxford, UK: University of Oxford.

  • N. Eagle (2011), "Mobile Phones as Social Sensors", The Handbook of Emergent Technologies in Social Research, Oxford University Press. PDF

  • J. Blumenstock and N. Eagle (2011). "Mobile divides: gender, socioeconomic status, and mobile phone use in Rwanda", Proceedings of the 4th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development, ACM Press. PDF HTML

  • M. Bayir, M. Demirbas, and N. Eagle (2010). "Mobility Profiler: A Framework for Discovering Mobility Profiles of Cell Phone Users", Pervasive and Mobile Computing 6(4), pp. 435-454. HTML

  • N. Eagle, A. Clauset, A. Pentland, and D. Lazer (2010), "Multi-Dimensional Edge Inference", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) 107(9), pp. E31. PDF HTML

  • N. Eagle (2010). "The Growing Potential of Mobile Phones", The Boston Review: Can Technology End Poverty? HTML

  • N. Eagle (2010). "The Economics of Innovation: The African Telecommunications Industry", SMS Uprising: Mobile Phone Activism in Africa, Fahamu Books. HTML

  • J. Toole, N. Eagle, and J Plotkin (2010). "Quantifying Behavioral Data Sets of Criminal Activity", AAAI Spring Symposium, pp. 91-96. PDF

  • A. Wesolowski and N. Eagle (2010. "Parameterizing the Dynamics of Slums", AAAI Spring Symposium, pp. 103-108. PDF

  • J. Blumenstock, D. Gillick, and N. Eagle (2010). "Who's Calling? Demographics of Mobile Phone Use in Rwanda", AAAI Spring Symposium, pp. 116-117. PDF

  • A. Kapoor, N. Eagle, and E. Horvitz (2010). "People, quakes, and communications: Inferences from call dynamics about a seismic event and its influences on a population", AAAI Spring Symposium, pp. 51-56.

  • S. Hill, A. Banser, G. Berhan, and N Eagle (2010). "Reality Mining Africa", AAAI Spring Symposium, pp. 45-50.

  • J. Blumenstock, Y. Shen and N. Eagle (2010). "A Method for Estimating the Relationship Between Phone Use and Wealth", Proceedings of the QualMeetsQuant Workshop at ICTD.

  • J. Ledlie, B. Odero, and N. Eagle (2010) "Including Local Entrepreneurs in ICT4D", CCC Workshop on Computer Science and Global Development.

  • N. Eagle and E. Horvitz (2009). "Artificial Intelligence for Development (AI-D)", Proceedings of the CCC Workshop on Computer Science and Global Development, pp. 41-43. PDF

  • N. Eagle and A. Pentland (2009), "Eigenbehaviors: Identifying Structure in Routine", Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 63:7, 1057-1066. PDF

  • N. Eagle, Y. de Montjoye, and L. Bettencourt (2009), "Community Computing: Comparisons between Rural and Urban Societies using Mobile Phone Data", IEEE Social Computing, 144-150. PDF HTML

  • N. Eagle (2009), "Engineering a Common Good", IEEE Engaging Data, Boston, MA 2009. PDF

  • N. Eagle (2009), "txteagle: Mobile Crowdsourcing", Internationalization, Design and Global Development, LNCS 5623, 447-456. PDF HTML

  • M.A. Bayir, M. Demirbas, N. Eagle (2009), "Discovering spatiotemporal mobility profiles of cellphone users", WoWMoM 2009, 1-9. PDF

  • N. Eagle, A. Clauset, J. Quinn (2009), "Cellular Tower Data for Anticipatory Computing", AAAI '09. PDF

  • N. Eagle, A. Clauset, J. Quinn (2009), "Methodologies for Continuous Cellular Tower Data Analysis", Pervasive '09. PDF

  • M. Raento, A. Oulasvirta, N. Eagle (2009), "Smartphones: An Emerging Tool for Social Scientists", Sociological Methods Research 37:3, 426-454. PDF

  • N. Eagle (2008), "Behavioral Inference Across Cultures: Using Telephones as a Cultural Lens", IEEE Intelligent Systems 23:4, 62-64. PDF

  • A. Clauset and N. Eagle (2007), "Persistence and periodicity in a dynamic proximity network", DIMACS Workshop on Computational Methods for Dynamic Interaction Networks. PDF

  • N. Eagle (2007). "Mobile Phones and African Entrepreneurship", ACM Interactions, 14(5), pp. 14-15. PDF HTML

  • N. Eagle and A. Pentland (2006), "Reality Mining: Sensing Complex Social Systems", Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, Vol 10(4), 255-268. PDF

  • N. Eagle (2005), "Machine Perception and Learning of Complex Social Systems", Ph.D. Thesis, Program in Media Arts and Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June. PDF

  • N. Eagle and A. Pentland (2005), "Social Serendipity: Mobilizing Social Software", IEEE Pervasive Computing, 4 (2): 28-34, 2005. PDF

  • N. Eagle (2005), "Using Mobile Phones to Model Complex Social Systems", O'Reilly Network, June. HTML

  • N. Eagle and A. Pentland (2005), "Organizational rhythms - the search for the patterns of the aggregate", Vodafone Receiver, Number 14, December 2005.

  • N. Eagle (2004), "Can Serendipity Be Planned?", MIT Sloan Management Review, Vol. 46, No. 1, 10-14. PDF

  • N. Eagle and A. Pentland (2003), "The Organization Life Log", Proceedings of the Seventh IEEE International Symposium on Wearable Computing (ISWC), 256-257.

  • N Eagle and A. Pentland (2003), "Social Network Computing", Ubicomp 2003: Ubiquitous Computing, Springer-Verlag Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2864, 289-296. PDF


Patents Pending

  • B. Olding and N. Eagle. Automated Management of Tasks and Workers in a Distributed Workforce. U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 12/848,104. Assignee: Jana Mobile Inc.

  • B. Olding, M. Quiroga, and N. Eagle. Economic Rewards for the Performance of Tasks by a Distributed Workforce. U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 12/848,105. Assignee: Jana Mobile Inc.

  • B. Olding and N. Eagle. Creating Incentive Hierarchies to enable Groups to Accomplish Goals. U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 13/445802. Assignee: Jana Mobile Inc.

  • B. Olding, M. Quiroga, and N. Eagle. Completing Tasks involving Confidential Information by Distributed People in an Unsecure Environment. U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 13/445787. Assignee: Jana Mobile Inc.

  • N. Eagle and A. Pentland, "Combined short range radio network and cellular telephone network for interpersonal communications." U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 60/568,482. Filed May 6, 2004. MIT ID: 10705T. Assignee: Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Upcoming ESS Book


N. Eagle and K. Greene (2013), Reality Mining: Using Big Data to Engineer a Better World, MIT Press (in prep).