Ian Dennis Miller

Ian Dennis Miller
University of Toronto | U of T · Department of Psychology

M.A. Psychology, B.S. Cognitive Science

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Introduction
PhD student, University of Toronto. Computational social psychology, memes, networks, agent-based models. Scientist-hacker-dad; has committed acts of sociology.
Additional affiliations
September 2011 - present
University of Toronto
Position
  • PhD Student
Education
September 2011 - September 2012
University of Toronto
Field of study
  • Social Psychology
August 1999 - May 2003
Carnegie Mellon University
Field of study
  • Cognitive Science

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Publications (6)
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pplapi.com (pronounced “people API”) is a web-based data service that provides access to a synthetic world population, n = 7,171,922,938. Researchers can submit queries to pplapi.com using its Application Programming Interface (API) to obtain samples consisting of synthetic agents drawn from this population. Because researchers do not need to host...
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pplapi.com (pronounced “people API”) is a web-based data service that provides access to a synthetic world population, n = 7,171,922,938. Researchers can submit queries to pplapi.com using its Application Programming Interface (API) to obtain samples consisting of synthetic agents drawn from this population. Because researchers do not need to host...
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The propagation of online memes is initially influenced by meme creators and secondarily by meme consumers, whose individual sharing decisions accumulate to determine total meme propagation. We characterize this as a sender/receiver sequence in which the first sender is also the creator. This sequence consists of two distinct processes, the creatio...
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An online social psychological survey was implemented using a variety of Open Source Software products. The specific technologies, the way in which they were combined, and the challenges are discussed, as well as the requirements that were fulfilled. The scientific results of this work, as well as other methodological considerations, will be publis...
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A ?build it and they will come? approach to many university digitization initiatives has precluded systematic investigations of the demand for these resources. Those who fund and develop digital resources have identified the general lack of knowledge about the level and quality of their use in educational settings as pressing concerns. The purpose...

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