Dr. Frank Takes (Leiden University)
Frank Takes is an Associate Professor at LIACS, the computer science department of Leiden University. His research interest is network science from a computational point of view. In light of this, he leads the Leiden Computational Network Science Lab, a research group working on methods and algorithms for knowledge discovery from network data. His focus is in particular on higher order patterns such as network communities and network motifs. Real-world applications include online social networks, online media, criminal networks, corporate networks, networks in finance, economics, science and infrastructure. Frank teaches among other things a MSc level course on social network analysis.