Matthew Denny

Pennsylvania State University

PhD Student, Political Science and Social Data Analytics

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Scholarly Papers (8)

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Text Preprocessing for Unsupervised Learning: Why It Matters, When It Misleads, and What to Do about It

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2017
Matthew Denny and Arthur Spirling
Pennsylvania State University and New York University
Downloads 1,670 (11,676)
Citation 15

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text-as-data, preprocessing, forking paths

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The Importance of Generative Models for Assessing Network Structure

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2016
Matthew Denny
Pennsylvania State University
Downloads 214 (163,807)
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Network, Relational Theory, GERGM, Generative Model, International Finance

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More Effective than We Thought: Accounting for Legislative Hitchhikers Reveals a More Inclusive and Productive Lawmaking Process

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 11 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2018
Andreu Casas, Matthew Denny and John Wilkerson
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Department of Communication Science, Pennsylvania State University and University of Washington - Department of Political Science
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Congress, Institutions, Text As Data, Legislative Effectiveness, Active Learning

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Transparency by Conformity: A Field Experiment Evaluating Openness in Local Governments

Public Administration Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 May 2016
University of Massachusetts, Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania State University and Microsoft Research New York City
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Transparency, Public Records, Local Government, Field Experiment, Peer Effects

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Influence in the United States Senate

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2016
Matthew Denny
Pennsylvania State University
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Network, Influence, Congress, Diffusion

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Inference on the Effects of Observed Features in Latent Space Models for Networks

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 21 Jul 2016
Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania State University and Microsoft Research New York City
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More than Control: Partisan Differences in the Use of Statutory Constraints on the Bureaucracy

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Apr 2018
Matthew Denny
Pennsylvania State University
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Ally Principle, Congress, Text As Data

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Stochastic Weighted Graphs: Flexible Model Specification and Simulation

Political Networks Workshops & Conference 2016
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 Jun 2016
University of San Francisco, Pennsylvania State University, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Charlotte, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Political Science and Pennsylvania State University
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Exponential Random Graph, Generalized Exponential Random Graph, Markov Chain Monte Carlo, Metropolis-Hastings