Fauci-Email: A JSON Digest of Anthony Fauci’s Released Emails

Authors

  • Austin R. Benson Cornell University
  • Nate Veldt Texas A&M University
  • David F. Gleich Purdue University

Keywords:

Social network analysis; communities identification; expertise and authority discovery

Abstract

A collection of over 3000 pages of emails sent by Anthony Fauci and his staff were released in an effort to understand the United States government response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In this paper, we describe how the original PDF document of emails was translated into a resource consisting of json files that make many future studies easy. We include examples for how to convert this email information into a network, a hypergraph, a temporal sequence, and a tensor for subsequent analysis, and discuss use cases and benefits in analyzing the data in these different derived formats. These resources are broadly useful for future research and pedagogical uses in terms of human and system behavioral interactions.

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Published

2022-05-31

How to Cite

Benson, A. R., Veldt, N., & Gleich, D. F. (2022). Fauci-Email: A JSON Digest of Anthony Fauci’s Released Emails. Proceedings of the International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media, 16(1), 1208-1217. Retrieved from https://ojs.aaai.org/index.php/ICWSM/article/view/19371