University of Vermont

Catherine Bliss

Catherine Bliss

Ph.D., University of Vermont

Office: 207C Lord House
Phone: (802)656-2271
E-Mail: Catherine.Bliss@uvm.edu
Personal Web Page: www.cems.uvm.edu/~cabliss

Office hours:  Updated each semester (see course syallbi for more detail)

Title:  Lecturer

Area(s) of Expertise:
Complex systems, complex networks, online learning and teaching

Curriculum Vitae

Publications:

  • Bliss, C. A., Danforth, C. M., & Dodds, P. S. (2014). Estimation of global network statistics from incomplete data. PloS one, 9(10), e108471. [Data available] http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0108471


  • Bliss, C. A., Frank, M. R., Danforth, C. M., & Dodds, P. S. (2014). An Evolutionary Algorithm Approach to Link Prediction in Dynamic Social Networks. Journal of Computational Science, 5(5):750-764. http://arxiv.org/abs/1304.6257


  • Yeager, C., Hurley-Dasgupta, B., & Bliss, C. A. (2013). cMOOCs and Global Learning: An Authentic Alternative. Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, 17(2). http://sloanconsortium.org/jaln/v17n2/cmoocs-and-global-learning-authentic-alternative.


  • Bliss, C. A., Kloumann, I. M., Harris, K. D., Danforth, C. M., & Dodds, P. S. (2012). Twitter reciprocal reply networks exhibit assortativity with respect to happiness. Journal of Computational Science, 3(5), 388-397. http://arxiv.org/abs/1112.1010


  • Kloumann, I. M., Danforth, C. M., Harris, K. D., Bliss, C. A., & Dodds, P. S. (2012). Positivity of the English language. PloS one, 7(1), e29484 http://arxiv.org/abs/1108.5192


  • Dodds, P. S., Harris, K. D., Kloumann, I. M., Bliss, C. A., & Danforth, C. M. (2011). Temporal patterns of happiness and information in a global social network: Hedonometrics and Twitter. PloS one, 6(12), e26752. http://arxiv.org/abs/1101.5120


  • Bliss, C. A., & Lawrence, B. (2009). Is the whole greater than the sum of its parts? A comparison of small group and whole class discussion board activity in online courses. Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, 13(4), 25-39.


  • Bliss, C. A., & Lawrence, B. (2009). From posts to patterns: A metric to characterize discussion board activity in online courses. Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, 13(2), 15-32. http://eric.ed.gov/?id=EJ862344