Maksim Terpilowski
Research fellow
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Currently, I am a senior research fellow at Laboratory for social and conginitive informatics at Higher School of Economics (Saint Petersburg, Russia). Previously, I worked as a research fellow at I.M. Sechenov Institute of Evolutionary Physiology and Biochemistry and as an assistant professor at Ulyanovsk State University (Ulyanovsk, Russia).

I received a PhD in Biology at Samara State Agricultural Academy (Samara, Russia) and studied bioecology and microbiology at Ulyanovsk State University (Ulyanovsk, Russia).


Recent publications

Social signature in an online environment: stability and cognitive limits
OY Koltsova, LV Mararitsa, MA Terpilovskii, YE Sinyavskaya
Computers in Human Behavior, 122 (2021)
Testing users’ ability to recognize fake news in three countries. An experimental perspective
V Vziatysheva, Y Sinyavskaya, A Porshnev, M Terpilovskii, S Koltcov, K Bryanov
International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, 370-390 (2021)
Analysis and tuning of hierarchical topic models based on Renyi entropy approach
S Koltcov, V Ignatenko, M Terpilovskii, P Rosso
PeerJ Computer Science 7:e608 (2021)
Designing an Experiment on Recognition of Political Fake News by Social Media Users: Factors of Dropout
O Koltsova, Y Sinyavskaya, M Terpilovskii
International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, 261-277 (2020)

Open-source projects

scikit-posthocs Multiple pairwise comparison tests
tmplot Visualization of topic modeling results new!
mchmm Markov chains and hidden Markov models
scikit-na Missing data analysis new!
bitermplus Biterm topic models new!

You can find the other projects on my GitHub.


PhD in Biology
Samara State Agricultural Academy
Specialist's Degree in Linguistics
Ulyanovsk State University
Specialist's Degree in Bioecology
Ulyanovsk State University