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The memory remains: Understanding collective memory in the digital age

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Recently developed information communication technologies, particularly the Internet, have affected how we, both as individuals and as a society, create, store, and recall information. Internet also provides us with a great opportunity to study memory using transactional large scale data, in a quantitative framework similar to the practice in statistical physics. In this project, we make use of online data by analysing viewership statistics of Wikipedia articles on aircraft crashes. We study ...

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10.1126/sciadv.1602368

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Oxford, SSD, Oxford Internet Institute
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Collective Memory in the Digital Age: Understanding Forgetting on the Internet
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American Association for the Advancement of Science Publisher's website
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Science Advances Journal website
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3
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4
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Article: e1602368
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2017-01-01
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2375-2548
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pubs:642446
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uri:5e450202-d3dc-4ebd-8d5f-7abfaa81f924
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uuid:5e450202-d3dc-4ebd-8d5f-7abfaa81f924
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4

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