Chico Q. Camargo

Chico Q. Camargo

Lecturer in Computer Science
University of Exeter



Peer-reviewed publications

Shiv G. Yücel, Rafael H. M. Pereira, Pedro S. Peixoto, Chico Q. Camargo (2022). Impact of Network Centrality and Income on Slowing Infection Spread after Outbreaks. Under review.

Tania Loke, Yayoi Teramoto, Chico Q. Camargo, Kathryn Eccles. Heritage site-seeing through the visitor's lens on Instagram. Journal of Cultural Analytics (2022).

Chico Q. Camargo and Felix M. Simon. Mis- and disinformation studies are too big to fail: Six suggestions for the field’s future. Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) Misinformation Review (2022).

Xi Chen, Ali Zeynali, Chico Q. Camargo, Fabian Flöck, Devin Gaffney, Przemyslaw A. Grabowicz, Scott A. Hale, David Jurgens, and Mattia Samory (2022). SemEval-2022 Task 8: Multilingual news article similarity. Proceedings of the 16th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation (SemEval-2022). Association for Computational Linguistics.

Iain G. Johnston, Kamaludin Dingle, Sam F. Greenbury, Chico Q. Camargo, Jonathan P. K. Doye, Sebastian E. Ahnert, Ard A. Louis. Symmetry and simplicity spontaneously emerge from the algorithmic nature of evolution. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2022).

Chico Q. Camargo, Scott A. Hale, Peter John, Helen Z. Margetts. Measuring the volatility of the political agenda in public opinion and news media. Public Opinion Quarterly 85, no. 2 (2021): 493-516.

Felix M. Simon and Chico Q. Camargo. Autopsy of a metaphor: The origins, use and blind spots of the 'infodemic'. New Media & Society (2021).

Chico Q. Camargo, Jonathan Bright, Graham McNeill, Sridhar Raman, Scott A. Hale. Estimating Traffic Disruption Patterns with Volunteered Geographic Information. Nature Scientific Reports 10.1 (2020): 1-8.

Chico Q. Camargo, Ard A. Louis. Boolean Threshold Networks as Models of Genotype-Phenotype Maps. Complex Networks XI. Springer, Cham, 2020. 143-155.

Chico Q. Camargo. New methods for the steady-state analysis of complex agent-based models. Frontiers in Physics 8 (2020): 103.

Chico Q. Camargo, Jonathan Bright, Scott A. Hale. Diagnosing the performance of human mobility models at small spatial scales using volunteered geographic information. Royal Society Open Science, 6(11) (2019): 191034.

Guillermo Valle-Pérez, Chico Q. Camargo, Ard A. Louis. Deep learning generalizes because the parameter-function map is biased towards simple functions. Proceedings of the International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR), 2019.

Guillermo Valle-Pérez, Chico Q. Camargo, Ard A. Louis. Tight PAC-Bayesian generalization error bounds for deep learning. ICML workshop on Understanding and Improving Generalization in Deep Learning, 2019.

Kamaludin Dingle, Chico Q. Camargo, Ard A. Louis. Input-output maps are strongly biased towards simple outputs. Nature Communications, 9.1 (2018): 761.


Public writing

Chico Q. Camargo, Felix M. Simon. Are We Really Living in an 'Infodemic'? Science Suggests a Different Story, The Oxford Internet Institute Blog, 2021.

Chico Q. Camargo. YouTube’s algorithms might radicalise people – but the real problem is we’ve no idea how they work, The Conversation, 2020.

Manlio De Domenico, Dirk Brockmann, Chico Q. Camargo, Carlos Gershenson, Daniel Goldsmith, Sabine Jeschonnek, Lorren Kay, Stefano Nichele, José Nicolás, Thomas Schmickl, Massimo Stella, Josh Brandoff, Ángel José Martı́nez Salinas, Hiroki Sayama. Complexity Explained: A Grassroot Collaborative Initiative to Create a Set of Essential Concepts of Complex Systems. DOI: 10.17605/osf.io/tqgnw, 2019.

Chico Q. Camargo. A ciência brasileira está com a corda no pescoço. E daí? [Brazilian science is in dire straits. So what?] Huffpost Brazil, 2018.

Chico Q. Camargo. Onde estão as patentes brasileiras? [Where are all the Brazilian patents?], Huffpost Brazil, 2018.

Chico Q. CamargoPhysics makes rules, evolution rolls the dice. Book review. Science, 2018.