About the Authors

Fabrizio Iozzi
Department of Decision Sciences, Bocconi University, Milan, Italy

Francesco Trusiano
Department of Computational Social Science, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, United States of America

Matteo Chinazzi
Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy

Francesco C. Billari
Dondena Centre for Research on Social Dynamics, Bocconi University, Milan, Italy

Emilio Zagheni
Department of Demography, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Stefano Merler, Marco Ajelli
Predictive Models for Biomedicine & Environment, Bruno Kessler Foundation, Trento Povo, Italy

Emanuele Del Fava
Interuniversity Institute for Biostatistics and Statistical Bioinformatics, Hasselt University, Diepenbeek, Belgium

Piero Manfredi
Dipartimento di Statistica e Matematica Applicata all'Economia, Università di Pisa, Pisa, Italy

Corresponding Author

manfredi@ec.unipi.it

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: FI FT MC FCB SM MA PM. Performed the experiments: FI FT MC SM MA. Analyzed the data: EZ EDF PM. Wrote the paper: FI PM. Design of the paper: PM.