Jevin D. West
Jevin West

Recent Publications

Calling Bullshit: The Art of Skepticism in a Data-Driven World
Calling Bullshit: The Art of Skepticism in a Data-Driven World (2020)
Carl T Bergstrom and
Random House.
isbn: 0525509186
Combining interventions to reduce the spread of viral misinformation
Combining interventions to reduce the spread of viral misinformation (2022)
Joseph B Bak-Coleman, Ian Kennedy, Morgan Wack, Andrew Beers, Joseph S Schafer, Emma S Spiro, Kate Starbird and Jevin D. West
Nature Human Behaviour.
June 23: 1-9
Modest interventions complement each other in reducing misinformation
Modest interventions complement each other in reducing misinformation (2022)
Joseph B Bak-Coleman and Jevin D. West
Nature Human Behaviour.
June 23
Misinformation in and about science
Misinformation in and about science (2021)
Jevin D. West and Carl T Bergstrom
Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences.
118(15): 1-8
Auditing Google's Search Headlines as a Potential Gateway to Misleading Content: Evidence from the 2020 US Election
Auditing Google's Search Headlines as a Potential Gateway to Misleading Content: Evidence from the 2020 US Election (2022)
Himanshu Zade, Morgan Wach, Yuanrui Zhang, Kate Starbird, Ryan Calo, Jason Young, and Jevin D. West
Journal of Online Trust and Safety.
1(4):1-32
Replication does not reliably measure scientific productivity
Replication does not reliably measure scientific productivity (2022)
Joseph Bak-Coleman, Richard Mann, Carl T Bergstrom, and Jevin D. West
SocArxiv.
May 12
How do you solve a problem like misinformation?
How do you solve a problem like misinformation? (2021)
Ryan Calo, Chris Coward, Emma Spiro, Kate Starbird and Jevin D. West
Science Advances.
7(50): eabn0481
The chatbot era: Better or worse off?
The chatbot era: Better or worse off? (2023)
Jevin D. West
Seattle Times.
March 31
The Past 110 Years: Historical Data on the Underrepresentation of Women in Philosophy Journals
The Past 110 Years: Historical Data on the Underrepresentation of Women in Philosophy Journals (2022)
Nicole Hassoun, Sherri Conklin, Michael Nekrasov, Jevin D. West
Ethics.
132(3): 680-729
Bursting Scientific Filter Bubbles: Boosting Innovation via Novel Author Discovery
Bursting Scientific Filter Bubbles: Boosting Innovation via Novel Author Discovery (2022)
Jason Portenoy, Marissa Radensky, Jevin D. West, Eric Horvitz, Daniel S. Weld, Tom Hope
Proceedings of the 2022 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems.
April 29
Peer-Reviewed Journals

The architects of perceived consensus
The architects of perceived consensus (2023)
Andrew Beers, Sarah Nguyễn, Kate Starbird, Jevin D. West and Emma Spiro
(in review)
Gender-based homophily in collaborations across a heterogeneous scholarly landscape
Gender-based homophily in collaborations across a heterogeneous scholarly landscape (2023)
Sam Wang, Carole Lee, Jevin D. West, Carl T Bergstrom, and Elena Erosheva
PLoS One.
18(4): e0283106
Where are the Women: The Ethnic Representation of Women Authors in Philosophy Journal by Regional Affiliation and Specialization
Where are the Women: The Ethnic Representation of Women Authors in Philosophy Journal by Regional Affiliation and Specialization (2023)
Sherri Lynn Conklin, Michael Nekrasov, Jevin D. West
European Journal of Analytic Philosophy.
19(1): 1-46
Combining interventions to reduce the spread of viral misinformation
Combining interventions to reduce the spread of viral misinformation (2022)
Joseph B Bak-Coleman, Ian Kennedy, Morgan Wack, Andrew Beers, Joseph S Schafer, Emma S Spiro, Kate Starbird and Jevin D. West
Nature Human Behaviour.
June 23: 1-9
Lower use of academic affiliation by university faculty who study abortion in top U.S. newspapers
Lower use of academic affiliation by university faculty who study abortion in top U.S. newspapers (2022)
Madison Miller, Alexa R. Lindley, Jevin D. West, Erin K. Thayer, and Emily M. Godfrey
Journal of Communication in Healthcare.
118(15): 1-8
The Past 110 Years: Historical Data on the Underrepresentation of Women in Philosophy Journals
The Past 110 Years: Historical Data on the Underrepresentation of Women in Philosophy Journals (2022)
Nicole Hassoun, Sherri Conklin, Michael Nekrasov, Jevin D. West
Ethics.
132(3): 680-729
Misinformation in and about science
Misinformation in and about science (2021)
Jevin D. West, Carl T Bergstrom
Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences.
118(15): 1-8
The hidden influence of communities in collaborative funding of clinical science (2021)
K. Vasan, Jevin D. West
Royal Society Open Science.
8(8):210072
The Influence of Changing Marginals on Measures of Inequality in Scholarly Citations: Evidence of Bias and a Resampling Correction (2020)
L. Kim, C. Adolph, J.D. West, K. Stovel
Sociological Science.
7: 314-341
Constructing and Evaluating Automated Literature Review Systems (2020)
J.H. Portenoy, J.D. West
Scientometrics.
(in review)
Scientific Journals Still Matter in the Era of Academic Search Engines and Preprint Archives (2019)
L. Kim, J.H. Portenoy, J.D. West, Katherine W. Stovel
Journal of the American Society for Information Science & Technology.
71 (10): 1218--1226
Understanding the Elephant: The Discourse Approach to Boundary Identification and Corpus Construction for Theory Review Articles (2019)
K.R. Larsen, D. Hovorka, A. Dennis, J.D. West
Journal of the Association for Information Systems.
20(7):15
The State of OA: A large-scale analysis of the prevalence and impact of Open Access articles (2018)
H. Piwowar​​, J. Priem​​, V. Larivière, J.P. Alperin, L. Matthias, B. Norlander, A. Farley, J.D. West, S. Haustein
PeerJ.
6:e4375, doi:10.7717/peerj.4375
Toward the Operationalization of Visual Metaphor (2017)
A. Hiniker, R. Hong, Y. Kim, N. Chen, J.D. West, C. Aragon
Journal of the American Society for Information Science & Technology.
68(10): 2338-2349, 10.1002/asi.23857
Attrition and Performance of Community College Transfers (2017)
L. Aulck, J.D. West
PLoS One.
12: 1-23, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0174683
Men set their own cites high: Gender and self-citation across fields and over time (2017)
M.M. King, C.T. Bergstrom, S.J. Correll, J. Jacquet, J.D. West
Socius.
3:1-22, doi: 10.1177/2378023117738903
Viziometrics: Analyzing Visual Information in the Scientific Literature (2017)
P. Lee, J.D. West, B. Howe
IEEE Transactions on Big Data.
PP(99): 1-14. doi: 10.1109/TBDATA.2017.2689038
Towards Assessing Gender Authorship in Aquaculture Publications (2017)
M. Chow, H. Egna, J.D. West
The Journal of the Asian Fisheries Society.
30S:131-143
Scalable and Efficient Flow-Based Community Detection for Large-Scale Graph Analysis (2017)
S. Bae, D. Halperin, J.D. West, M. Rosvall, B. Howe
IEEE Transactions on Big Data.
11(3): 32:1--32:30. doi: 10.1145/2992785
All Patents Great and Small - A Big Data Network Approach to Valuation (2017)
A.W. Torrance, J.D. West
Virginia Journal of Law and Technology.
20(3): 466-504
Leveraging Citation Networks to Visualize Scholarly Influence Over Time (2017)
J. Portenoy, J. Hullman, J.D. West
Frontiers in Research Metrics and Analytics.
2:1-10, doi: 10.3389/frma.2017.00008
A recommendation system based on hierarchical clustering of an article-level citation network (2016)
J.D. West, I. Wesley-Smith, C.T. Bergstrom
IEEE Transactions on Big Data.
2(2): 113-123. doi: 10.1109/TBDATA.2016.2541167
The Academic Advantage: Gender Disparities in Patenting (2015)
C.R. Sugimoto, C. Ni, J.D. West, Vincent Lariviere
PLoS One.
10(5): e0128000, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0128000
Memory in network flows and its effects on spreading dynamics and community detection (2014)
M. Rosvall, A.V. Esquivel, A. Lancichinetti, J.D. West, R. Lambiotte
Nature Communications.
5:4630, doi:10.1038/ncomms5630
Cost-effectiveness of open access publications (2014)
J.D. West, T.C. Bergstrom, C.T. Bergstrom
Economic Inquiry.
52: 1315-1321. doi: 10.1111/ecin.12117
Finding Cultural Holes: How Structure and Culture Diverge in Networks of Scholarly Communication (2014)
D. Vilhena, J.G. Foster, M. Rosvall, J.D. West, J.A. Evans, C.T. Bergstrom
Sociological Science.
1: 221-238, doi: 10.15195/v1.a15
The Role of Gender in Scholarly Authorship (2013)
J.D. West, J. Jacquet, M. King, S.J. Correll, C.T. Bergstrom
PLoS One.
8(7): e66212, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0066212
Author-Level Eigenfactor Metrics: Evaluating the Influence of Authors, Institutions and Countries Within the SSRN Community (2013)
J.D. West, M. C. Jensen, R. J. Dandrea, G. J. Gordon, C.T. Bergstrom
Journal of the American Society for Information Science & Technology.
64(4): 787-801, doi: 10.1002/asi.22790
The EigenfactorTM Metrics: A network approach to assessing scholarly journals (2010)
J.D. West, T.C. Bergstrom, C. T. Bergstrom
College & Research Libraries.
71(3): 236-244, doi: 10.5860/0710236
Big Macs and Eigenfactor Scores: Don't Let Correlation Coefficients Fool You (2010)
J.D. West, T.C. Bergstrom, C. T. Bergstrom
Journal of the American Society for Information Science & Technology.
61(9): 1800-1807, doi: 10.1002/asi.21374
Differences in Impact Factor across fields and over time (2009)
B.M. Althouse, J.D. West, T.C. Bergstrom, C. T. Bergstrom
Journal of the American Society for Information Science & Technology.
60(1): 27-34, doi: 10.1002/asi.20936
Coevolutionary cycling of host sociality and pathogen virulence in contact networks (2009)
F. Prado, A. Sheih, J.D. West, B. Kerr
Journal of Theoretical Biology.
261: 561-569, doi: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2009.08.022
Dynamics of stomatal patches for a single surface of Xanthium strumarium L. leaves observed with flourescence and thermal images (2005)
J.D. West, D. Peak, J. Peterson, K.A. Mott
Plant, Cell & Environment.
28: 633-641, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3040.2005.01309.x
Evidence for complex, collective dynamics and emergent, distributed computation in plants (2004)
D. Peak, J.D. West, S.M. Messinger, K.A. Mott
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA.
101: 918-922, doi: 10.1073/pnas.0307811100
Peer-Reviewed Conferences

Mobilizing Manufactured Reality: How Participatory Disinformation Shaped Deep Stories to Catalyze Action during the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election
Mobilizing Manufactured Reality: How Participatory Disinformation Shaped Deep Stories to Catalyze Action during the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election (2022)
Stephen Prochaska, Kayla Duskin, Jevin D. West and Kate Starbird
ACM Conference On Computer-Supported Cooperative Work And Social Computing (CSCW)
(in press)
Bursting Scientific Filter Bubbles: Boosting Innovation via Novel Author Discovery
Bursting Scientific Filter Bubbles: Boosting Innovation via Novel Author Discovery (2022)
Jason Portenoy, Marissa Radensky, Jevin D. West, Eric Horvitz, Daniel S. Weld, Tom Hope
Proceedings of the 2022 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems
April 29
SciSight: Combining faceted navigation and research group detection for COVID-19 exploratory scientific search (2020)
T. Hope, J. Portenoy, K. Vasan, J. Borchardt, E. Horvitz, D. Weld, M. Hearst, J.D. West
Proceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP) (Systems Demonstrations).
Increasing Enrollment by Optimizing Scholarship Allocations Using Machine Learning and Genetic Algorithms (2020)
L. Aulck, D. Nambi, J.D. West
International Conference on Educational Data Mining (EDM).
Modeling and analysis of migration and mobility among scholars using bibliometric data (2020)
S. Aref, A. Miranda-Gonzalez, A. Subbotin, T. Theile, E. Zagheni, J.D. West
Social Informatics.
GraviTIE: Exploratory Analysis of Large-Scale Heterogeneous Image Collections (2019)
S. Yang, L. Rodriguez, J.D. West, B. Howe
The World Wide Web Conference (WWW).
pgs, 3605–3609
The Demography of the Peripatetic Researcher: Evidence on Highly Mobile Scholars from the Web of Science (2019)
S. Aref, E. Zagheni, J.D. West
Social Informatics.
Using Machine Learning and Genetic Algorithms to Optimize Scholarship Allocation for Student Yield (2019)
L. Aulck, D. Nambi, J.D. West
Special Interest Group on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining’s (KDD) Workshop on Machine Learning in Education.
Mining University Registrar Records to Predict First-Year Undergraduate Attrition (2019)
L. Aulck, D. Nambi, N. Velagapudi, J. Blumenstock, J.D. West
International Conference on Educational Data Mining (EDM).
Using institutional records and student survey responses to examine freshmen interest groups (FIGs) (2019)
L. Aulck, J. Malters, C. Lee, G. Mancinelli, M. Sun, J.D. West
Society for Research in Educational Effectiveness’ (SREE’s) Symposium on New Types of Data and Their Applications in Educational Research.
Identifying the Central Figure of a Scientific Paper (2019)
S. Yang, P. Lee, J.D. West, B. Howe
International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR).
pgs, 1063-1070
Is together better? Examining scientific collaborations across multiple authors, institutions, and departments (2018)
L. Aulck, K. Vasan J.D. West
Special Interest Group on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining’s (KDD) Workshop on Scholarly Big Data (BigScholar)
Classifying digitized art type and time period (2018)
B. Howe, P. Lee, M. Grechkin, P.T. Yang, J.D. West
SIGKDD Conference On Knowledge Discovery and Data (KDD) Mining Workshop on Data Science for Digital Art History.
Chromatic Structure and Family Resemblance in Large Art Collections — Exemplary Quantification and Visualizations (2018)
L. Tran, P. Lee, J.D. West, M. Schich
SIGKDD Conference On Knowledge Discovery and Data (KDD) Mining Workshop on Data Science for Digital Art History.
A worldwide patent citation network (2017)
A.W. Torrance, J.D. West
IP Statistics for Decision Makers (IPSDM) conference.
PhyloParser: A Hybrid Algorithm for Extracting Phylogenies from Dendrogram (2017)
P. Lee, S. Yang, J.D. West, B. Howe
14th IAPR International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR).
1087-1094, doi: 10.1109/ICDAR.2017.180
STEM-ming the Tide: Predicting STEM attrition using student transcript data (2017)
L. Aulck, R. Aras, L. Li, C. L'Heureux, P. Lu, J.D. West
Special Interest Group on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining’s (KDD) Workshop on Machine Learning in Education
Deep Mapping of the Visual Literature (2017)
B. Howe, P. Lee, M. Grechkin, P.T. Yang, J.D. West
Proceedings of the 26th International Conference onWorld Wide Web Companion (WWW): Workshop on Big Scholarly Data.
1273-1277, doi: 10.1145/3041021.3053065
Echo Chambers in Science? (2017)
L. Kim, J.D. West, K. Stovel
American Sociological Association (ASA) Annual Meeting, August 2017
Improved adaptation in exogenously and endogenously changing environments (2017)
J.R. Nahum, J.D. West, B.M. Althouse, L. Zaman, C. Ofria, B. Kerr
Proceedings of the 14th European Conference on Artificial Life (ECAL).
14:306-313, doi: 10.7551/ecal_a_052
Visualizing Scholarly Publications and Citations to Enhance Author Profiles (2017)
J. Portenoy, J.D. West
Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on World Wide Web Companion (WWW).
Workshop on Big Scholarly Data. 1279-1282, doi: 10.1145/3041021.3053058
Predicting Student Dropout in Higher Education (2016)
L. Aulck, N. Velagapudi, J. Blumenstock, J.D. West
International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML).
Workshop on Data4Good: Machine Learning in Social Good Applications. arxiv: 1606.06364
Delineating Fields Using Mathematical Jargon (2016)
J.D. West, J. Portenoy
Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL).
Workshop on Bibliometric-enhanced Information Retrieval & Natural Language Processing. pgs 63-71
Viziometrix: A platform for analyzing the visual information in big scholarly data (2016)
P. Lee, J.D. West, B. Howe
Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on World Wide Web (WWW).
Worskhop on Big Scholarly Data. pgs. 413-418, doi: 10.1145/2872518.2890523
Static Ranking of Scholarly Papers using Article-Level Eigenfactor (ALEF) (2016)
I. Wesley-Smith, C.T. Bergstrom, J.D. West
WSDM Conference: Entity Ranking Challenge Workshop.
arXiv:1606.08534
Babel: A platform for research in scholarly article recommendation (2016)
I. Wesley-Smith, J.D. West
Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on World Wide Web (WWW).
Worskhop on Big Scholarly Data. pgs. 289-294, doi: 10.1145/2872518.2890517
Dynamic Visualization of Citation Networks Showing the Influence of Scholarly Fields Over Time (2016)
J. Portenoy, J.D. West
WWW Workshop on Semantics, Analytics, Visualization. Enhancing Scholarly Data.
Springer International Publishing. pgs. 147-151
An experimental platform for scholarly article recommendation (2015)
I. Wesley-Smith, R. Dandrea, J.D. West,
37th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR).
1344: 30-39
Theory Identity: A Machine-Learning Approach (2014)
K.R. Larsen, D. Hovorka, J.D. West, J. Birt, J.R. Pfaff,T.W. Chambers, Z.R. Sampedro, N. Zager, B. Vanstone
Best Paper Nomination.
Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS).
4639-4648. doi: 10.1109/HICSS.2014.564
Innovative women: an analysis of global gender disparities in patenting (2014)
C.R. Sugimoto, C. Ni, J.D. West, V. Lariviere
International Conference on Science and Technology Indicators.
611-615.
Scalable Flow-Based Community Detection for Large-Scale Network Analysis (2013)
S. Bae, D. Halperin, J.D. West, M. Rosvall, B. Howe
Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Data Mining Workshops (ICDMW).
303-310. doi: 10.1109/ICDMW.2013.138
Hoptrees: Branching History Navigation for Hierarchies (2013)
M. Brooks, J.D. West, C. Aragon, C.T. Bergstrom
Human-Computer Interaction (INTERACT)
316-333. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-40477-1_20
Comparing the dynamics of stomatal networks to the problem-solving dynamics of cellular computers (2011)
J.D. West, D. Peak, K.A. Mott and S.M. Messinger
Unifying Themes in Complex Systems: Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Complex Systems.
327-341. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-17635-7_40
Invited

The chatbot era: Better or worse off?
The chatbot era: Better or worse off? (2023)
Jevin D. West
Seattle Times.
March 31
GrantExplorer
GrantExplorer (2023)
Cole Chamberlin, Jevin D. West
ACS Green Chemistry Institute Nexus.
March 24
A volcanic change in social-media landscape
A volcanic change in social-media landscape (2022)
Jevin D. West
Seattle Times
December 9
An Introduction to Calling Bullshit: Learning to Think Outside the Black Box (2022)
J.D. West and C.T. Bergstrom
Numeracy
15(1):1-5
How do you solve a problem like misinformation?
How do you solve a problem like misinformation? (2021)
Ryan Calo, Chris Coward, Emma Spiro, Kate Starbird and Jevin D. West
Science Advances
7(50): eabn0481
Calling BS: Data reasoning during an infodemic (2020)
J.D. West and C.T. Bergstrom
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Forum
October 20
This covid-19 misinformation went viral. Here’s what we learned. (2020)
K. Starbird, E. Spiro, J.D. West
The Washington Post
Hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19 prevention? How to separate science from partisanship (2020)
J.D. West and C.T. Bergstrom
NBC News
August 5
5 types of misinformation to watch out for while ballots are being counted – and after (2020)
K. Starbird, J.D. West, Renee DiResta
The Conversation
Deepfakes and the U.S. Elections: Lessons from the 2020 Workshops (2020)
S. Prochaska, M. Grass, J.D. West
University of Washington Center for an Informed Public (CIP)
The 2020 election integrity partnership (2020)
J.D. West
Yale University Law School Information Society Project (ISP)
Curiosity is an antidote to misinformation (2020)
J.D. West
University of Washington Center for an Informed Public (CIP) Newsletter
July 29
With CIP's team in place, we're actively engaged in building a community to combat strategic misinformation (2020)
J.D. West
University of Washington Center for an Informed Public (CIP) Newsletter
June 29
Preventing and Mitigating Misinformation (2020)
J.D. West
University of Washington Information School Newsletter
October 14
Misinformation and the Impending US Election (2020)
J.D. West and C.T. Bergstrom
Penguin Random House Newsletter
August
A Center for an Informed Public (2020)
J.D. West
University of Washington Magazine. Forward
How to fine-tune your BS meter (2017)
J.D. West
Seattle Times. Op-ed
The Science of Data Science (2016)
J.D. West
Journal of Integrated Creative Studies.
2016-010-e. doi: 10.14989/214432
Can Ignorance Promote Democracy? (2011)
J.D. West, C.T Bergstrom
Science.
334(6062):1503-1504. doi:10.1126/science.1216124
How to improve the use of metrics: Learn from Game Theory (2010)
J.D. West
Nature.
465:870-872. doi:10.1038/465870a
Response to "Big Macs and Eigenfactor Scores: The Correlation Conundrum" (2010)
J.D. West, T.C. Bergstrom, C. T. Bergstrom
Journal of the American Society for Information Science & Technology.
61(12):2592 doi: 10.1002/asi.21408
The EigenfactorTM Metrics: How does the Journal of Biological Chemistry stack up? (2009)
J.D. West, M. Stefaner, C. T. Bergstrom
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB Today).
April: p. 20-21
Assessing Citations with the EigenfactorTM Metrics (2008)
C.T. Bergstrom, J.D. West
Neurology.
71(23):1850-1851. doi:10.1212/01.wnl.0000338904.37585.66
Eigenfactor - The Google Approach to Bibliometrics (2008)
J.D. West
Front Matter, Allen Press.
4:7
Book Chapters

Global Ebbs and Flows of Patent Knowledge (2022)
Andrew W. Torrance, Jevin D. West, Lisa Friedman
Trade in Knowledge: Intellectual Property, Trade and Development in a Transformed Global Economy
Cambridge University Press.
Patent Analytics: Information From Innovation (2021)
A.W. Torrance, J.D. West
Legal Informatics.
Cambridge University Press. Chapter 20. (in press)
The Data Gold Rush in Higher Education (2016)
J.D. West, J. Portenoy
Big Data is Not a Monolith.
chpt. 10, MIT Press
A Network Approach to Scholarly Evaluation (2014)
J.D. West, D. Vilhena
Beyond Bibliometrics: Harnessing Multidimensional Indicators of Scholarly Impact.
chpt. 8:151-166, MIT Press
Bacteriophages: models for exploring basic principles of ecology (2008)
B. Kerr, J.D. West, B.J.M Bohannan
Bacteriophage Ecology: Population Growth, Evolution, and Impact of Bacterial Viruses.
chpt. 2: 31-63, University Press, Cambridge, U.K.
Patents

Systems and Methods for Data Analysis (2013)
C.T. Bergstrom, M. Rosvall, D. Vilhena, J.D. West, A. Torrance
US Patent Application: US20140337280A1.
Theses

Eigenfactor: ranking and mapping scientific knowledge (2010)
J.D. West
Doctoral Dissertation.
University of Washington, Department of Biology
Investigations into the spatial and temporal dynamics of stomatal networks to determine whether plants perform emergent, distributed computation (2004)
J.D. West
Masters Thesis.
Utah State University, Department of Biology
White paper, Blog Posts, Theses and Patents

Addressing false claims and misperceptions of the UW Center for an Informed Public’s research (2023)
Kate Starbird, Ryan Calo, Chris Coward, Emma Spiro, Jevin D. West
Center for an Informed Public.
March 16
How Real-Time Visualizations of Vote Count 'Spikes' Can Lead to Unfounded Allegations of Election Fraud (2022)
Sukrit Venkatagiri, Mike Caulfield, and Jevin D. West
Election Integrity Partnerhsip.
November 13
The Long Fuse: Misinformation and the 2020 Election (2021)
Center for an Informed Public, Digital Forensic Research Lab, Graphika, and Stanford Internet Observatory
Election Integrity Partnerhsip.
March 2
Vote Data Patterns used to Delegitimize the Election Results (2020)
J. Bak-Coleman, Mo. Wack, J. Schafer, E. Spiro, J.D. West
Election Integrity Partnerhsip.
November 6
Uncertainty and Misinformation: What to Expect on Election Night and Days After (2020)
Kate Starbird, Michael Caulfield, Renee DiResta, J.D. West, Emma Spiro, Nicole Buckley, Rachel Moran, Morgan Wack
Election Integrity Partnerhsip.
October 26
"Know the Facts": Do Social Media COVID-19 Banners Help? (2020)
J. Geeng, J.D. West, F. Roesner
Medium.
April 2
Weaponizing projections as tools of election delegitimization (2020)
J. Bak-Coleman, Mo. Wack, J. Schafer, M. Haughey, J.D. West
Election Integrity Partnerhsip.
Uncovering Reality (2020)
F. Maffia, A. Verret, G. Wood, J. Gardner, C.T. Bergstrom, J.D. West
Pacific Science Center (Virtual Exhibit)
Facts in the time of COVID-19 (2020)
F. Maffia, A. Verret, G. Wood, J. Gardner, C.T. Bergstrom, J.D. West
Pacific Science Center (Virtual Exhibit)
Comparing Impact Factor and Scopus CiteScore (2016)
C.T. Bergstrom, J.D. West (Dec. 8)
Eigenfactor.org
HTML
Working Papers

Helping Students FIG-ure It Out: A large-scale study of freshmen interestgroups (FIGs) and student success (in review)
L. Aulck, J. Malters, C. Lee, G. Mancinelli, A. Lau, M. Sun, J.D. West
Delineating knowledge domains in the scientific literature using visual information (2021)
S. Yang, P. Lee, J.D. West, B. Howe
(in review).
A natural network derived technology classification (in prep)
A.W. Torrance, L. Friedman, J.D. West
Frontiers in Physics (Social Physics): The Physics of the Law - Legal Systems Through the Prism of Complexity Science
Measuring interdisciplinarity without subject categories (in prep)
J.D. West, J. Portenoy, A.K. Misra, J. Foster, C.T. Bergstrom
Why scatter plots suggest causality, and what we can do about it (2018)
C.T. Bergstrom, J.D. West
References Predict Acceptance In Top Computer Science Conferences (in review)
S. Yang, J. Meng, T. Zhou, B. Howe, J.D. West
Show Me Don't Tell Me: Figure Use Associated with Increased Citations (in prep)
P. Lee, J.D. West, B. Howe
Echo Chambers in Science? (in prep)
L. Kim, J.D. West, K. Stovel
Mapping mathematical jargon in the scholarly literature (in prep)
J. Portenoy, J.D. West
Ranking and mapping article-level citation networks (in prep)
J.D. West, J. Portenoy, D. Vilhena, M. Rosvall, C.T. Bergstrom
Are Trolls Good (At Choosing Valuable Patents)? (in prep)
Andrew W. Torrance, Jevin D. West
Measuring interdisciplinarity without subject categories (in prep)
J.D. West, J. Portenoy, A.K. Misra, J. Foster, C.T. Bergstrom
Pseudocode

Calculating Author-Level Eigenfactors (2008)
J.D. West, C.T. Bergstrom
Eigenfactor.org
Compressed Source Code for the Eigenfactor Calculation (2008)
C.T. Bergstrom, J.D. West
Eigenfactor.org
Calculating Journal-Level Eigenfactors (2008)
J.D. West, C.T. Bergstrom
Eigenfactor.org
Posters

Is Abortion 'Too Political'? Assessing Use of University Affiliation by Faculty in Popular U.S. Newspapers (2021)
Madison Miller, Malaika Schwartz, Alexa Lindley, Jevin D. West, Emily Godfrey
Virtual (May 3-7) PDF
Chromatic Structure and Family Resemblance in Large Art Collections — Exemplary Quantification and Visualizations (2018)
L.H. Tran, K. Park, P. Lee, J.D. West, M. Schich
Mexico City, Mexico (June 26-29)
Examining Gender Authorship in Aquaculture Journals (2016)
M. Chow, J.D. West, S. Bodman, H. Egna
Bangkok, Thailand (Aug. 3-7) PDF
Visualizing Scholarly Influence Over Time (2016)
J. Portenoy, J.D. West
Philadelphia, PA (March. 20-21) PDF
Surveying Usage of Academic Research in Journalism (2016)
L. Walls, I. Edwards, T. Ho J.D. West, Emma Spiro
University of Washington (June) PDF
Coursector (2015)
C. Greene, M. Kelly, P. Pradhan, N. Sinha J.D. West
Audience Choice Award
University of Washington (June) PDF
Using Visual Metaphor in Interactive Visualization to Improve Navigation of Complex Data Sets (2014)
R. Hong, Y. Kim, A. Hiniker, N. Chen, C. Aragon, J.D. West
University of Washington (November) PDF
Course Connect (2014)
E. Carlson, A. Dillinger, J. Giorgi, N. Silpakit, N. Wittenbrok, J.D. West
University of Washington (June) PDF
Categorical Landscapes: Large Scale Cluster Analysis of Wikipedia Category System over Time (2012)
J.D. West, Joseph T Tennis
UW iSchool Research Fair
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
A Novel Method for Ranking the Quality of Cardiology Literature (2009)
B.M. Althouse, C.T. Bergstrom, J.D. West
Orlando, FL (March) PDF
Traversing Fitness Landscapes by Changing Environments (2009)
J.R. Nahum, B.M. Althouse, J.D. West, C. Ofria, B. Kerr
Best Poster Award, Gordon Research Conference.
Proctor Academy, NH (July 20-24) PDF
A Top-Down Approach to Discriminate Adaptive Landscape Topology (2007)
J.D. West, J. Nahum, C. Levy, B. Kerr
Gordon Research Conference.
Proctor Academy, NH (July 22-27) PDF
Ranking and Mapping Scholarly Literature (2007)
J.D. West, M. Rosvall, B.M. Althouse, C.T. Bergstrom
Gordon Research Conference.
Proctor Academy, NH (July 22-27) PDF
The Missing Link (2007)
J.D. West, K. Hall
UW Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Symposium.
University of Washington (April) PDF
The evolution of a 'Tragedy of the Commons' in a Host-Pathogen Metapopulation (2006)
J.D. West, A. Dean, C. Neuhauser, B. Bohannan, B. Kerr
Port Townsend, WA (April) PDF
Sophisticated Information Processing in Plants (2005)
J.D. West, D. Peak, K.A. Mott
Universitatbonn, Florence, Italy (May 17-20) PDF
Problem Solving Dynamics of Stomatal Networks (2004)
J.D. West, S.M. Messinger, D. Peak, K.A. Mott
Utah State University (June)
Stomatal Networks and Cellular Computation (2004)
J.D. West, D. Peak, K.A. Mott, S.M. Messinger
Boston, MA (May 17) PDF
The Game of Leaf: Evidence that Stomatal Networks are Cellular Computers (2003)
J.D. West, S.M. Messinger, D. Peak, K.A. Mott
Santa Fe, NM (May) PDF
Can Stomata Respond as a Reaction Diffusion Model? (2001)
J.D. West, D. Peak, K.A. Mott
Logan, UT (April)
Conference Workshops

Data-Driven Discovery: A New Era of Exploiting the Literature and Data (2017)
Y. Ding, J.D. West, M. Song, G. Meng, Q. Yu, S. Bodman, H. Egna
iConference.
Modifying the Eigenfactor Algorithm for improving interpretability (2014)
J.D. West
Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIST)
Workshop on Informetric and Scientometric Research (SIG/MET) PDF
The Temporal Dimension in the Study of Knowledge Bases: Approaches to Understanding Knowledge Creation and Representation Over Time (2013)
M. Adler, J.T. Tennis, S. Milojevic, S. van Hooland, C. Rogers, J.D. West
Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology
50(1): 1-3, PDF
Acknowledgements

Dual adjacency matrix: exploring link groups in dense networks (2015)
K. Dinkla, H.N. Riche, M.A. Westenberg
Computer Graphics Forum.
34(3): 311-320. HTML