List of publications


This list of publications encompasses mostly journal papers. For a full list of papers and impact metrics, please refer to both Google Scholar and ResearcherID pages.

61. "A comparative analysis of knowledge

acquisition performance in complex networks".

Guerreiro L., Silva F.N. and AMANCIO D.R.

Manuscript under review, 2020.
arXiv: abs/2007.12028


60. "Semantical flow in language networks discriminates

texts by genre and publication date".

Corrêa Jr. E.A., Marinho V.Q. and AMANCIO D.R.

Physica A, v. 557, p. 124895, 2020.
arXiv: abs/1905.07595

doi: 10.1016/j.physa.2020.124895

59. "Recency predicts bursts in the evolution of author citations".
Silva F.N., Tandon A., AMANCIO D.R., Flammini A., Menczer F., Milojevic S. and Fortunato S.
Quantitative Science Studies, p. 1-13, 2020.

arXiv: abs/1911.11926

doi: 10.1162/qss_a_00070

Video abstract:

58. "Analyzing the relationship between

text features and research proposal success"

Tohalino J.A.V., Quispe L.V.C. and AMANCIO D.R.

Manuscript under review, 2020.

arXiv: abs/2005.08254

57. "How are scientific works viewed?"

Brito A.C.M., Silva F.N., Arruda H.F., Comin C.H, AMANCIO D.R. and Costa L.F.

Manuscript under review, 2020.
arXiv: abs/2005.04512

56. "Using word embeddings to improve the
discriminability of co-occurrence text networks

Quispe L.V.C., Tohalino J.A.V. and AMANCIO D.R.

Manuscript under review, 2020.

arXiv: abs/2003.06279 


55. "Complex systems: features, similarity and connectivity".

Comin C.H., Peron T.K.D., Silva F.N., AMANCIO D.R., Rodrigues F.A. and Costa L.F.
Physics Reports v. 861, p. 1-41, 2020.
arXiv: abs/1606.05400

doi: 10.1016/j.physrep.2020.03.002

54. "A complex network approach to political analysis:

application to the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies".
Brito A.C.M, Silva F.N. and AMANCIO D.R.

PLoS ONE 15(3): e0229928, 2020.
arXiv: abs/1909.02346
doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0229928
*Network visualization here

Video abstract:

Media coverage (in Portuguese):

"Modelo matemático busca entender comportamento

dos partidos políticos no Congresso"

- Jornal da USP

- Rádio CBN

53. "Overconfidence and the 2D:4D ratio".

Silva E.B., Silva T.C., Constantino M., AMANCIO D.R and Tabak B.M.

Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Finance, v. 25, p. 100278, 2020.
doi: 10.1016/j.jbef.2020.100278 

52. "Comparing the impact of subfields in scientific journals".
Chacon X.S.Q., Silva T.C. and AMANCIO D.R. 
Scientometrics (in Press), 2020.
arXiv: abs/2001.04244

doi: 10.1007/s11192-020-03651-x

51. "Modeling economic networks with firm-to-firm wire transfers".
Silva T.C., AMANCIO D.R and Tabak B.M.
Manuscript under review, 2019.

arXiv: abs/2001.06889

50. "Word sense induction using word embeddings

and community detection in complex networks."

Corrêa Jr. E.A. and AMANCIO D.R.

Physica A, v. 523, p. 180-190, 2019.
arXiv: abs/1803.08476

doi: 10.1016/j.physa.2019.02.032     

49. "Paragraph-based complex networks: application to

document classification and authenticity verification."

Arruda H.F, Marinho V.Q., Costa L.F. and AMANCIO D.R.
Information Processing & Management,  v. 56 (3), 479-494, 2019.

arXiv: abs/1806.08467

doi: 10.1016/j.ipm.2018.12.008

48. "Clustering algorithms: a comparative approach."

Rodriguez M., Comin C.H., Casanova D., Bruno O.M., AMANCIO D.R. et al.
PLoS ONE, 14(1) e0210236, 2019.

arXiv: abs/1612.08388.

doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0210236

47. "Connecting network science and information theory".

Arruda H.F., Silva F.N., Comin C.H., AMANCIO D.R. and Costa L.F.

Physica A, v. 515, p. 641-648, 2019.

doi: 10.1016/j.physa.2018.10.005

arXiv: abs/1704.03091

46. "The dynamics of knowledge acquisition via self-learning in complex networks".

Lima T.S., Arruda H.F., Silva F.N., Comin C.H., AMANCIO D.R. and Costa L.F.
Chaos (Woodbury, N.Y.) v. 28, 083106, 2018.

doi: 10.1063/1.5027007
arXiv: abs/1802.09337

45. "Principal Component Analysis: a natural approach to data exploration."

Gewers F., Ferreira G.R., Arruda H.F., Silva F.N., Comin C.H., AMANCIO D.R. and Costa L.F.
arXiv: abs/1804.02502

44. "Representation of texts as complex networks: a mesoscopic approach."

Arruda H.F., Silva F.N., Marinho V.Q., AMANCIO D.R. and Costa L.F.

Journal of Complex Networks, v. 6, p. 125-144, 2018.

doi: 10.1093/comnet/cnx023

arXiv: abs/1606.09636

43. "Word sense disambiguation: a complex network approach."  

Corrêa Jr. E.A., Lopes A.A. and AMANCIO D.R.

Information Sciences, v. 442, p. 103-113, 2018.
doi: 10.1016/j.ins.2018.02.047

arXiv: abs/1606.07950

*Funded by Google Research Awards

42. "Labelled network subgraphs reveal stylistic subtleties in written texts".

Marinho V.Q., Hirst G. and AMANCIO D.R. 

Journal of Complex Networks, v. 6(4), p. 620–638, 2018.

doi: 10.1093/comnet/cnx047

arXiv: abs/1705.00545

41. "Extractive multi-document summarization using multilayer networks."

Tohalino J.V. and AMANCIO D.R.

Physica A, v. 503, p. 526-539, 2018.

doi: 10.1016/j.physa.2018.03.013

arXiv: abs/1711.02608

40. "Authorship attribution based on life-like network automata".

Machicao J., Correa Jr. E.A., Miranda G.H.B., AMANCIO D.R. and Bruno O.M. 

PLoS ONE, v. 13, p. e0193703, 2018.

doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0193703

arXiv: abs/1610.06498

*Media coverage (in Portuguese):

- University of São Paulo

39. "An image analysis approach to text analytics based on complex networks".

Arruda H.F., Marinho V.Q., Lima T.S., AMANCIO D.R. and Costa L.F.

Physica A, v. 510, p. 110-120, 2018.

doi: 10.1016/j.physa.2018.06.110

arXiv: abs/1708.07265

*Media coverage:

- MIT Technology Review: "On the 'calligraphy' of books

38. "Text authorship identified using the dynamics of word co-occurrence networks".

Akimushikin C.V., AMANCIO D.R. and Oliveira Jr. O.N.

PLoS ONE, v. 12, p. e0170527, 2017.

doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0170527

arXiv: abs/1608.01965

37. "Enriching complex networks with word embeddings for

detecting mild cognitive impairment from speech transcripts".

Santos L., Corrêa Jr. E.A., Oliveira Jr. O.N., AMANCIO D.R. et AL.

Proceedings of the 55th Annual Meeting of ACL, p. 1284, 2017.

doi: 10.18653/v1/P17-1118

36. "Patterns of authors contribution in scientific manuscripts".

Corrêa Jr. E.A., Silva F.N., Costa L.F. and AMANCIO D.R.

Journal of Informetrics, v. 11, p. 498-510, 2017.

doi: 10.1016/j.joi.2017.03.003

arXiv: abs/1609.05545

35. "Knowledge acquisition: a complex networks approach."

Arruda H.F., Silva F.N., Costa L.F. and AMANCIO D.R.

Information Sciences, v. 421C, p. 154-166, 2017.

doi: 10.1016/j.ins.2017.08.091

arXiv: abs/1703.03366

34. "On the role of words in the network structure of texts".

Akimushikin C.V., AMANCIO D.R. and Oliveira Jr. O.N. 

Physica A, v. 495, p. 49-58, 2017.

doi: 10.1016/j.physa.2017.12.054

arXiv: abs/1705.04187

33. "Using complex networks for text classification:

discriminating informative and imaginative documents".

Arruda H.F., Costa L.F. and AMANCIO D.R.

EPL (Europhysics Letters), v. 113, p. 28007, 2016.

doi: 10.1209/0295-5075/113/28007

arXiv: abs/1507.07826

32. "Using network science and text analytics to produce surveys in a scientific topic".

Silva F.N., AMANCIO D.R., Bardosova M., Costa L.F. and Oliveira Jr. O.N.

Journal of Informetrics, v. 10, p. 487-502, 2016.

doi: 10.1016/j.joi.2016.03.008

arXiv: abs/1507.07826

*Media coverage (in Portuguese):

- São Paulo Research Foundation 

- Technological Innovation

*Supplementary Material:

Visualization of scientific fields 

31. "Topic segmentation via community detection in complex networks."

Arruda H.F., Costa L.F. and AMANCIO D.R.

Chaos (Woodbury, N.Y.), v. 26, p. 063120, 2016.

doi: 10.1063/1.4954215

arXiv: abs/1512.01384

30. "Network analysis of named entity co-occurrences in written texts".


EPL (Europhysics Letters), v. 114, p. 58005, 2016.

doi: 10.1209/0295-5075/114/58005

arXiv: abs/1509.05281

 --- . "Authorship attribution via network motifs identification".

Marinho V.Q., Hirst G. and AMANCIO D.R. 

5th Brazilian Conference on Intelligent Systems, 2016.

doi: 10.1109/BRACIS.2016.071 

29. "Probing the topological properties of complex

networks modeling short written texts".


PLoS ONE, v. 10, p. e0118394, 2015.

doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0118394

arXiv: abs/1412.8504

28. "Authorship recognition via fluctuation analysis

of network topology and word intermittency."


Journal of Statistical Mechanics, p. P03005, 2015.

doi: 10.1088/1742-5468/2015/03/P03005

arXiv: abs/1502.01245

27. "A complex network approach to stylometry".


PLoS ONE, v. 10, p. e0136076, 2015.

doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0136076

arXiv: abs/1506.09107

26. "Concentric network symmetry grasps authors'

styles in word adjacency networks".

AMANCIO D.R., Silva F.N. and Costa L.F. 

EPL (Europhysics Letters), v. 110, p. 68001, 2015.

doi: 10.1209/0295-5075/110/68001

arXiv: abs/1504.02162

25. "Comparing the topological properties of real

and artificially generated scientific manuscripts."


Scientometrics, v. 105, p. 1763-1779, 2015.

doi: 10.1007/s11192-015-1637-z

arXiv: abs/1506.05702

24. "Robustness of community structure to node removal."

AMANCIO D.R., Oliveira Jr. O.N. and Costa L.F.

Journal of Statistical Mechanics, p. P03003, 2015.

doi: 10.1088/1742-5468/2015/03/P03003

arXiv: abs/1308.6295

23. "A systematic comparison of supervised classifiers."

AMANCIO D.R. et al.

PLoS ONE, v. 9, p. e94137, 2014.

doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0094137

arXiv: abs/1311.0202

22. "A perspective on the advancement of natural language

processing tasks via topological analysis of complex networks".


Physics of Life Reviews, v. 11, p. 641-643, 2014.

doi: 10.1016/j.plrev.2014.07.010

arXiv: abs/1412.1342

*Invited comment on "Approaching human

language with complex networks"

21. "Correlations between climate network and relief data".

Peron T.K.D., Comin C.H., AMANCIO D.R., et al.

Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics, v. 21, p. 1127-1132, 2014.

doi: 10.5194/npg-21-1127-2014

20. "Topological-collaborative approach for

disambiguating authors' names in collaborative networks".

AMANCIO D.R., Oliveira Jr. O.N. and Costa L.F.

Scientometrics, v. 102, p. 465-485, 2014.

doi: 10.1007/s11192-014-1381-9

arXiv: abs/1311.1266

19. "On time-varying collaboration networks".

Viana M.P., AMANCIO D.R. and Costa L.F. 

Journal of Informetrics, v. 7, p. 371-378, 2013.

doi: 10.1016/j.joi.2012.12.005

arXiv: abs/1302.4092

18. "Network-based stochastic competitive learning

approach to disambiguation in collaborative networks."

Silva T.C. and AMANCIO D.R.

Chaos (Woodbury, N.Y.), v. 23, p. 013139, 2013.

doi: 10.1063/1.4794795

arXiv: abs/1303.0344

17. "Probing the statistical properties of unknown

texts: application to the Voynich manuscript."

AMANCIO D.R., Altmann E.G., Rybski D. et al. 

PLoS ONE, v. 8, p. e67310, 2013.

doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0067310

arXiv: abs/1303.0347

*Media coverage:

- Motherboard

- FAPESP video

- FAPESP page (in Portuguese)

Estado de Minas

- Correio Braziliense

16. "Discriminating word senses with tourist walks in complex networks".

Silva T.C. and AMANCIO D.R.

The European Physical Journal B, v. 86, p. 297, 2013.

doi: 10.1140/epjb/e2013-40025-4

arXiv: abs/1306.3920

*Editor's highlight
*Media coverage:



- Science Daily

15. "Using complex networks to quantify consistency in the use of words".

AMANCIO D.R., Oliveira Jr. O.N. and Costa L.F. 

Journal of Statistical Mechanics, p. P01004, 2012.

doi: 10.1088/1742-5468/2012/01/P01004

arXiv: abs/1302.4107

14. "Extractive summarization using

complex networks and syntactic dependency".

AMANCIO D.R., Nunes M.G.V., Oliveira Jr. O.N. and Costa L.F.

Physica A, v. 391, p. 1855-1864, 2012.

doi: 10.1016/j.physa.2011.10.015

13. "Using complex networks concepts to

assess approaches for citations in scientific papers".

AMANCIO D.R., Nunes M.G.V., Oliveira Jr. O.N. and Costa L.F.

Scientometrics, v. 90, p. 2, 2012.

doi: 10.1007/s11192-012-0630-z

12. "Three-feature model to reproduce the topology of citation

networks and the effects from authors visibility on their h-index"

AMANCIO D.R., Oliveira Jr. O.N. and Costa L.F.

Journal of Informetrics, v. 6, p. 427-434, 2012.

doi: 10.1016/j.joi.2012.02.005

arXiv: abs/1302.4095

11. "Unveiling the relationship between

complex networks metrics and word senses."

AMANCIO D.R., Oliveira Jr. O.N. and Costa L.F.

EPL (Europhysics Letters), v. 98, p. 18002, 2012.

doi: 10.1209/0295-5075/98/18002

arXiv: abs/1302.4465

10. "Identification of literary movements

using complex networks to represent texts".

AMANCIO D.R., Oliveira Jr. O.N. and Costa L.F.

New Journal of Physics, v. 14, p. 043029, 2012.

doi: 10.1088/1367-2630/14/4/043029

arXiv: abs/1302.4099

9. "Structure semantics interplay in complex networks

and its effects on the predictability of similarity in texts."

AMANCIO D.R., Oliveira Jr. O.N. and Costa L.F.

Physica A, v. 391, p. 4406-4419, 2012.

doi: 10.1016/j.physa.2012.04.011

arXiv: abs/1303.0350

8. "Word sense disambiguation via high

order of learning in complex networks."  

Silva T.C. and AMANCIO, D. R.

EPL (Europhysics Letters), v. 98, p. 58001, 2012.

doi: 10.1209/0295-5075/98/58001

arXiv: abs/1302.4471

7. "On the use of topological features and hierarchical

characterization for disambiguating names in collaborative networks."

AMANCIO D.R., Oliveira Jr. O.N. and Costa L.F.

EPL (Europhysics Letters), v. 99, p. 48002, 2012.

doi: 10.1209/0295-5075/99/48002

arXiv: abs/1302.4504

6. "A decaying factor accounts for contained activity in neuronal

networks with no need of hierarchical or modular organization."

AMANCIO D.R., Oliveira Jr. O.N. and Costa L.F.

Journal of Statistical Mechanics, p. P11018, 2012.

doi: 10.1088/1742-5468/2012/11/P11018

arXiv: abs/1209.5411

5. "Complex networks analysis of language complexity."

AMANCIO D.R., Aluisio S.M., Oliveira Jr. O.N. and Costa L.F.

EPL (Europhysics Letters),, v. 100, p. 58002, 2012.

doi: 10.1209/0295-5075/100/58002

arXiv: abs/1302.4490

4. "Using metrics from complex

networks to evaluate machine translation".

AMANCIO D.R. et al. 

Physica A, v. 390, p. 131-142, 2011.

doi: 10.1016/j.physa.2010.08.052

3. "On the concepts of complex networks to

quantify the difficulty in finding the way out of labyrinths". 

AMANCIO D.R., Oliveira Jr. O.N. and Costa L.F.

Physica A, v. 390, p. 4673-4683, 2011.

doi: 10.1016/j.physa.2011.06.079

2. "Comparing intermittency and network

measurements of words and their dependence on authorship."

AMANCIO D.R., Altmann E.G., Oliveira Jr. O.N. and Costa L.F.

New Journal of Physics, v. 13, p. 123024, 2011.

doi: 10.1088/1367-2630/13/12/123024

arXiv: abs/1112.6045

1. "Complex network analysis of manual and machine translations".

AMANCIO D.R. et al. 

International Journal of Modern Physics C, v. 19, p. 583, 2008.

doi: 10.1142/S0129183108012285

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