Sabrina Casucci*, Li Lin, Sharon Hewner, & Alexander Nikolaev, "Estimating the Causal Effects of Chronic Disease Combinations on 30-day Hospital Readmissions based on Observational Medicaid Data", Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (Oxford, IF: 3.70), forthcoming

Zulqarnain Haider, Alexander Nikolaev, Jee Eun Kang, & Changhyun Kwon, "Inventory Rebalancing through Pricing in Public Bike Systems", European Journal of Operational Research (Elsevier, IF 3.30), forthcoming

Hernan Caceres, Dongchen Yu*, & Alexander Nikolaev, "Evaluating Shortfall Distributions in Periodic Inventory Systems with Stochastic Endogenous Demands and Lead-times", Annals of Operations Research (Springer, IF 1.71), forthcoming 


Abhinav Perla*, Alexander Nikolaev, & Eduardo Pasiliao, “Workforce Management under Social Link Based Corruption”, OMEGA (Elsevier, IF 4.03), forthcoming

Rahul Gopalsamy*, Alexander Semenov, Eduardo Pasiliao, Scott McIntosh, & Alexander Nikolaev, “Engagement as a Driver of Growth of Online Health Forums: Observational Study”, Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR Publications, IF 5.18), 19(8).

Aashvinikumar Devari*, Alexander Nikolaev, & Qing He, “Crowdsourcing the Last Mile Delivery of Online Orders by Exploiting the Social Networks of Retail Store Customers”, Transportation Research E: Logistics and Transportation Review (Elsevier, IF 2.97), forthcoming

Mohammadreza Samadi*, Rakesh Nagi, Alexander Semenov, & Alexander Nikolaev, “Seed Activation Scheduling for Influence Maximization in Social Networks”, OMEGA (Elsevier, IF 4.03), 77, pp. 96-114.

Sung-Heui Bae, Alireza Farasat*, Alexander Nikolaev, Jin Young Seo, Kelly Foltz-Ramos, Donna Fabry, Jessica Castner, “Nursing Teams: Behind the Charts”, Journal of Nursing Management (Wiley, IF 1.72), 25, pp. 354–365.

Sushant Khopkar*, & Alexander Nikolaev, "Predicting Long-Term Product Ratings Based on Few Early Ratings and User Base Analysis", Electronic Commerce Research and Applications (Elsevier, IF 2.14), 21, pp. 38-49.

Alireza Farasat*, Alexander Nikolaev, Suzanne Miller, & Rahul Gopalsamy*, “Crowdlearning: Towards Collaborative Problem-Posing at Scale”, Proceedings of the 4th Annual ACM Conference on Learning at Scale, forthcoming

Mohammadreza Samadi*, Alexander Nikolaev, & Rakesh Nagi, “The Temporal Aspects of the Evidence-based Influence Maximization on Social Networks”, Optimization Methods and Software (Taylor&Francis, IF 1.544), 32(2), pp. 290-311.


Lei Sun*, & Alexander Nikolaev, "Mutual Information Based Matching for Causal Inference with Observational Data”, Journal of Machine Learning Research (Microtome Publishing, IF 2.47), 17(199), pp. 1-31.

Alexander Nikolaev, Shounak Gore*, & Venu Govindaraju, “Engagement Capacity and Engaging Team Formation for Reach Maximization of Online Social Media Platforms,” Proceedings of the 22nd ACM SIGKDD Conference, pp. 225-234.

Alireza Farasat*, Geoff Gross, Rakesh Nagi, & Alexander Nikolaev, “Social Network Analysis with Data Fusion”, IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems (IEEE, IF: N/A), 3(2), pp. 88-99.

Siddhartha Nambiar*, Alexander Nikolaev, Melissa Green*, Lora Cavuoto, & Ann Bisantz, “Low-Cost Sensor System Design for In-Home Physical Activity Tracking”, IEEE Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine (IEEE, IF N/A), 4(1), pp. 1-6.

Alireza Farasat*, & Alexander Nikolaev, “Nurse Scheduling Explicitly Incorporating Social Structure”, Socio-Economic Planning Sciences (Elsevier, IF 0.80), 56, pp. 3-13 (Feature Article).

Alireza Farasat*, & Alexander Nikolaev, “Social Structure Optimization in Team Formation”, Computers and Operations Research 

(Elsevier, IF 1.99), 74(C), pp. 127-142.

Mohammadreza Samadi*, Alexander Nikolaev, & Rakesh Nagi, “A Subjective Evidence Framework for Influence Maximization in Online Social Networks”, OMEGA (Elsevier, IF 4.03), 59(B), pp. 263-278.

Anshuman Kumar*, Jamie Kang, Chang Kwon, & Alexander Nikolaev, “Inferring OD-Pairs and Utility-Based Travel Preferences of Shared Mobility System Users in a Multi-Modal Environment”, Transportation Research B: Methodology (Elsevier, 3.77), 91, pp. 270-291.

Dinissa Duvanova, Alexander Nikolaev, Alexander Nikolsko-Rzhevsky, & Alexander Semenov, “Violent Conflict and Online Segregation: An Analysis of Social Network Communication Across Ukraine’s Regions”, Journal of Comparative Economics 

(Elsevier, IF 1.38), 44(1), pp.163-181.

Alexander Semenov, Alexander Nikolaev, Alexander Veremyev, Vladimir Boginski, & Eduardo Pasiliao, “An Analysis of Viral Advertisement Re-posting Activity in Social Media”, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Computational Social Networks, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Springer, IF N/A), Volume 9795, pp. 123-134.


Alexander Nikolaev, Raihan Razib*, & Ashwin Kucheriya*, "On Efficient Use of Entropy Centrality for Community Detection in Social Networks". Social Networks (Elsevier, IF 2.0), 40, pp. 154-162.

Alireza Farasat*, Alexander Nikolaev, Sargur Srihari & Rachael Hageman-Blair, “Probabilistic Graphical Models in Modern Social Network Analysis”, Social Network Analysis and Mining (Springer, IF N/A), 5(62), pp.1-18.

Sung-Heui Bae, Alexander Nikolaev, Jin Young Seo, & Jessica Castner, “Healthcare Provider Social Network Analysis: A Systematic Review”. Nursing Outlook (Elsevier, IF 1.588), 63(5), pp. 566-584.

Alireza Farasat*, Geoff Gross, Rakesh Nagi, & Alexander Nikolaev, “Social Network Extraction and High Value Individual (HVI) Identification within Fused Intelligence Data”, Proceeding of 2015 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling & Prediction, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Springer, IF N/A), Volume 9021, pp. 44-54.


Michael Stearns*, Siddhartha Nambiar*, Alexander Nikolaev, Alexander Semenov, Scott McIntosh, “Towards Evaluating and Enhancing the Reach of Online Health Forums as a Treatment of Smoking”. Network Modeling and Analysis in Health Informatics and Bioinformatics (Springer, IF N/A), 3(1):1-11, DOI: 10.1007/s13721-014-0069-7, PMCID: PMC4461236.

Sushant Khopkar*, Rakesh Nagi, Alexander Nikolaev, & Vaibhab Bhembre, "Efficient Algorithms for Incremental All Pairs Shortest Paths, Closeness and Betweenness in Social Network Analysis". Social Network Analysis and Mining (Springer, IF N/A), 4(1), pp. 1-20.

Dinissa Duvanova, Alexander Semenov, & Alexander Nikolaev, “Do Social Networks Bridge Political Divides? Evidence from Ukrainian Parliamentary Elections”. Post-Soviet Affairs (Taylor&Francis, IF 1.114), DOI: 10.1080/1060586X.2014.918453, pp. 1-26.


Atishay Godre*, Alexander Nikolaev, & Rahul Rai, “An Energy Consumption Rewards System to Incentivize Environmentally Conscious Social Behavior”, Proceedings of 2013 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, pp. V012T13A068-V012T13A068.

Alexander Semenov, Alexander Nikolaev, & Jari Veijalainen, “Online Activity Traces Around a “Boston Bomber””, Proceedings of IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining, pp. 1050-1053

Dinissa Duvanova, Alexander Semenov, & Alexander Nikolaev, “Network Analysis of Political Activism in Ukraine”, Proceedings of 2013 Midwest Political Science Association Conference, 24 pages.

Michael Stearns*, Alexander Nikolaev, Sue Kase, & Kirk Ogaard, “Fusion of a Set of Attributed Graphs for Event Reconstruction”, In Proceedings of IIE ISERC 2013 Conference, 9 pages.

Sabrina Casucci*, Li Lin, & Alexander Nikolaev, "A Theoretical Model for Patient Care Transition Process to Reduce Hospital Re-Admission", Proceedings of 2013 Healthcare Systems Process Improvement Conference, 8 pages (Best Student Paper Award),