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Dr. Erika Fille Tupas LEGARA

Dr. Erika Fille Tupas LEGARA


Research Interests:

  • complex systems modeling
  • complex networks analysis
  • urban complexity
  • computational social science
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Qualifications:

  • Ph.D., Physics, National Institute of Physics, University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines, 2011
  • Complex Systems Summer School, Sante Fe Institute, NM, USA, June 2010
  • M.S., Physics, National Institute of Physics, University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines, 2008
  • B.S., Physics, National Institute of Physics, University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines, 2006

Published Journals/ Articles:

Journals

    • EF Legara, C. Monterola, and C. David,�"Complex Network Tools in Building Expert Systems that Perform Framing Analysis,"�Expert Systems With Applications,�accepted for publication on February 01, 2013.
    • C David, JM Atun,�EF Legara, and C Monterola, "Finding Frames: Comparing Two Methods of Frame Analysis," Communication Methods and Measures 5, Issue 4, pp. 329-351, 2011.
    • A Longjas,�EF Legara, and C Monterola, "Power law mapping in human area perception", Int J of Mod Phys C 22 (5), pp. 495-503, 2011.
    • EF Legara, C Monterola, C and Abundo, "Ranking of predictor variables based on effect size criterion provides an accurate means of automatically classifying opinion column articles", Physica A 390 (1), pp 110-119, 2011.
    • I Crisologo, R Batac, A Longjas,�EF Legara�and C Monterola, "A procedure for generating a random number sequence using seven individuals", Intl J of Mod Phys C 21 (5), pp. 567-581, 2010.
    • EF Legara, C Monterola, C David, and JM Atun, "News Framing of Population and Family Planning Issues via Syntactic Network Analysis", Intl J of Mod Phys C 21, Issue: 1, pp. 51-65. 2010.
    • EF Legara, A Longjas, R Batac, "Competition in a social structure," Intl J of Mod Phys C 20 (1), pp 1-7, 2009.
    • EF Legara, C Monterola, DE Juanico, M Litong-Palima, C. Saloma, "Earning potential in multilevel marketing enterprises," Physica A 387, pp 4889-4895, 2008.

Conferences

    • H Kasim, T Hung,�EF Legara, C Monterola, G Lee, X Li, BS Lee, S Lu, L Wang, and V Jayaraman, "Scalable Complex System Modeling for Sustainable City,"�Sixth IEEE International Scalable Computing Challenge (SCALE 2013), Delft, Netherlands, 14-16 May 2013.�
    • C Abundo, C Monterola and EF Legara, "Criticality of Forcing Directions on the Clustering, Fragmentation and Resilience of Grid Networks," 2012 European Conference on Complex Systems, Universit� Libre de Bruxelles, 03-7 September 2012.
    • EF Legara, V Narang, SY Wong, SR Leong and A Gouaillard,�"Modeling of Lymph Node and Activation of T-Cells: recent trends and a workable complex systems solution,"�2012 European Conference on Complex Systems, Universit� Libre de Bruxelles, 03-7 September 2012.
    • EF Legara, C Monterola, C David, and JM Atun, “Network Analysis in Media Framing Research”, in European Conference on Complex Systems, Vienna, September 2011.
    • C David, EF Legara, JM Atun, and C Monterola, "Finding frames: A comparison of two methods applied to news analysis of Philippine population policy coverage," in Communication @ the Center at the 61st Annual ICA Conference, May 2011.
    • C David, EF Legara, JM Atun, and C Monterola , "News Frames of the Population Issue in the Philippines: Do They Reflect Strategic Frames of Message Sources?," 60th Annual ICA Conference, Singapore, Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre, 22-26 June 2010.
    • EF Legara, C Monterola, C David, and JM Atun, "Topology of Surrounding Concepts in Frames: A Complex Network Approach," Plenary Presentation. Proceedings of the 28th SPP Congress (2010). (Plenary Speaker)
    • C Abundo, EF Legara, C Monterola, "Dependency of a Network"s Resilience to Forcing Directions", Proceedings of the 28th SPP Congress (2010). (Poster Presentation)
    • A Longjas, I Crisologo, R Batac, EF Legara, and C Monterola, "Simultaneous Visual And Auditory Cues Enhance Human Random Number Generation", Proceedings of the 28th SPP Congress (2010). (Poster Presentation)
    • EF Legara, C Monterola, and C Abundo, "Opinion column articles author attribution: an effect-size criterion approach," Proceedings of the 27th SPP Congress (2009). (Oral Presentation, presentor)
    • A Presbitero, EF Legara, and C Monterola, "Global community structure allows emergence of cooperation in spatial prisoner’s dilemma," Proceedings of the 27th SPP Congress (2009). (Poster Presentation)
    • C Abundo, EF Legara, and C Monterola, "Pressure Loading Leading to Failure of Edges in a Grid Network," Proceedings of the 27th SPP Congress (2009). (Poster Presentation)
    • EF Legara, A Longjas, and R Batac, "An Analaytic Approach to Competition Dynamics,"Proceedings of the 26th SPP Congress (2008). (Oral Presentation, presentor)
    • EF Legara, C Monterola, and J Tugaff, "Targeted versus random schemes in family planning information spreading," Proceedings of the 26th SPP Congress (2008). (Poster Presentation)
    • EF Legara, I Crisologo, A Longjas, and C Monterola, "Dual scaling law in human area perception of concentric circles," Proceedings of the 26th SPP Congress (2008). (Oral Presentation)
    • EF Legara, C Monterola, C David, and JM Atun, "News framing of population and family planning issues via semantic network analysis," Proceedings of the 26th SPP Congress (2008). (Oral Presentation, presentor)
    • EF Legara, A Presbitero, C Monterola, and J Tugaff, "Random and targeted course deletions in curriculum network," Proceedings of the 26th SPP Congress (2008). (Oral Presentation)
    • A Longjas, I Crisologo, C Monterola, and EF Legara, "A procedure for generating a random number sequence using at least seven individuals," Proceedings of the 26th SPP Congress (2008). (Oral Presentation)
    • EF Legara, DE Juanico, C Monterola, and C Saloma, “Growth and Robustness of Multilevel Marketing Company,” Proceedings of the 25th SPP Congress (2007). (Oral Presentation, presentor)
    • EF Legara and A Longjas, “Modeling the Dynamics of Competition Between Telecommunications Companies,” Proceedings of the 25th SPP Congress (2007). (Poster Presentation)
    • EF Legara, C Monterola, M Litong‐Palima, and C Saloma, “Preferential Attachment Model of Multilevel Marketing” Proceedings of the 24th SPP Congress, ISSN 1656‐2666 Vol. 3, 2006. (Oral Presentation, presentor)
    • SD Separa and EF Legara, “Scientific Collaboration in the SPP Physics Congress in 2001‐2005,”Proceedings of the 24th SPP Congress, ISSN 1656‐2666 Vol. 3, 2006. (Poster Presentation)
    • EF Legara, C Monterola, M Litong‐Palima, and C Saloma, “Dynamical Model and Strategies for Network Marketing” Symposium of the Mathematical Aspects of Computer Science, 2006. (Oral Presentation, presentor)
    • EF Legara, M LitongPalima, C Saloma, “Robustness of Multilevel Network Marketing Plans Under Influenced Quitting,” Proceedings of the 23rd SPP Congress, ISSN 16562666 Vol. 2, 2005. (Oral Presentation, presentor)
    • JA Balista, E Legara, J Escay, “Population’s Response to Depth Ambiguity: Patterns in Angle Dependence,” Proceedings of the 23rd SPP Congress, ISSN 16562666 Vol. 2, 2005 (Oral Presentation)
    • EF Legara, M LitongPalima, C Saloma, “Behavior of an Evolving Business Network in a Social Network,” Proceedings of the 22nd SPP Congress, ISSN 16562666 Vol. 1, 2004. (Oral Presentation, presentor)

Recent Awards/Achievements

    • 2013 IEEE SCALE Challenge.�First Prize Winner. H Kasim, T Hung, EF Legara (presenter), C Monterola, et al, "Scalable Complex System Modeling for Sustainable City," Sixth IEEE International Scalable Computing Challenge (SCALE 2013), Delft, Netherlands, 14-16 May 2013.�
    • Edgardo Gomez Awardee for Excellence in Dissertation Research, U.P. Diliman (UPD) College of Science,�April 2011
    • Most Outstanding PhD Graduate, UPD College of Science /�Batch Valedictorian,�April 2011
    • PhD Physics Most Outstanding Student, National Institute of Physics /�Batch Valedictorian,�April 2011
    • Delegate to the 3rd HOPE Meeting in Tokyo, Japan for the Promotion of Science in Asia,�March 2011
    • Santa Fe Institute - Complex Systems Summer School Scholar,�June 2010
    • DOST PCASTRD Scholarship,�June 2006-March 2008
    • Cum Laude, B.S. in Physics,�April 2006
    • DOST‐SEI Undergraduate Scholarship (Merit Scholar), June 2001-March 2006

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