Program

Monday – September 18th, 2017

9:30am 

OPENING
Welcome to the First Edition of the International Summer School of the PhD School of the University of Milano-Bicocca

Maria Cristina Messa
Rector of the University of Milano-Bicocca

Giovanna Iannantuoni
President of the PhD School of the University of Milano-Bicocca

10:15am Structure of the School and Program Presentation

Stefania Bandini
Department of Computer Science, Systems and Communication – University of Milano-Bicocca

10:30am Coffee break

SESSION 1: THE BIG-DATA REVOLUTION  

Chair: Mario Mezzanzanica
Department of Statistics and Quantitative Methods – University of Milano-Bicocca (Italy)

11:30am The Future of AI and Big-Data for Business: eXplainable and Versatile

Daniele Magazzeni
King’s College London (UK)

1:00pm Lunch  break

2:00pm Data from the market for the market: consumers, companies, and decision-makers. The case of the Veneto banks.

Carlo Biasior
Center for Research and Protection of Consumers, Trento (Italy)

3:30pm Coffee  break

4:00pm Possibilities and issues of collective intelligence – Needs of Big Data governance

Hiroko Kudo
Chuo University, Tokyo (Japan)

5:30pm Working groups

Tuesday – September 19th, 2017

SESSION 2: BIG DATA AND DATA ANALYTICS

Chair: Mario Mezzanzanica
Department of Statistics and Quantitative Methods – University of Milano-Bicocca (Italy)

 9:00am Big Data Architecture Evolution

Antonio Picariello
University of Naples “Federico II” & CINI ITEM National Lab (Italy)

10:30am Coffee break

11:00am Introduction to Machine Learning and Applications

Mirko Cesarini
University of Milan-Bicocca (Italy)

12:30pm Lunch  break

2:00pm An overview on NoSQL data stores

Fabio Mercorio
University of Milan-Bicocca (Italy)

3:30pm Coffee  break

4:00pm Graph-databases at a glance (Lab)

Fabio Mercorio
University of Milan-Bicocca (Italy)

Wednesday – September 20th, 2017

SESSION 3: FROM DATA ANALYTICS TOWARDS DATA SEMANTICS

Chair: Stefania Bandini
Department of Computer Science, Systems and Communication – University of Milano-Bicocca (Italy)

9:00am Deep learning in natural language processing

Enza Messina
Department of Computer Science, Systems and Communication – University of Milano-Bicocca (Italy)

10:30am Coffee break

11:00am Recognition and description of visual data

Raimondo Schettini
Department of Computer Science, Systems and Communication – University of Milano-Bicocca (Italy)

12:30pm Lunch  break

2:00pm Data semantics for data analytics

Matteo Palmonari
Department of Computer Science, Systems and Communication – University of Milano-Bicocca (Italy)

3:30pm Coffee  break

4:00pm How multilingual is the Internet?

Florian Coulmas
IN-EAST Institute of East Asian Studies – University if Duisburg Essen (Germany)

5:30pm PUBLIC EVENT (CITY OF COMO)

Thursday – September 21st, 2017

SESSION 4: BIG-DATA and ECONOMICS

Chair: Matteo Manera
Department of Economics, Management and Statistics – University of Milano-Bicocca (Italy)

9:00am From the Economics of Data to Data-driven Economics

Massimiliano Nuccio
DESPINA – Big Data Lab, University of Torino (Italy)

10:30am Coffee break

11:00am Supervised and Unsupervised Tools in Data Science for Economics

Massimiliano Nuccio
DESPINA – Big Data Lab, University of Torino (Italy)

12:30pm Lunch  break

2:00pm Unsupervised algorithms for text mining: the topic modeling

Marco Guerzoni
Department of Economics and Statistics “Cognetti de Martiis”, University of Torino (Italy)

3:30pm Coffee  break

4:00pm Supervised techniques for consumer choices

Marco Guerzoni
Department of Economics and Statistics “Cognetti de Martiis”, University of Torino (Italy)

5:30pm Working groups

Friday – September 22nd, 2017

SESSION 5: COLLECTIVE INTELLIGENCE: FROM CROWDS TO COMMUNITIES

Chair: Katsuhiro Nishinari
Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology – The University of Tokyo (Japan)

9:00am Collective, big and resilient: from crowds to communities

Stefania Bandini
Department of Computer Science, Systems and Communication, University of Milano-Bicocca (Italy)

10:00am Crowdsourcing and Innovation: Key Issues and Reseach Paths

Gianluigi Viscusi
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), College Of Management (CDM), Chair of Corporate Strategy and Innovation (CSI), Lausanne (Switzerland)

11:00am Coffee break

11:30am Building collective knowledge from the knowledge of the collective. Simple methods for complex decisions.

Federico Cabitza
Department of Computer Science, Systems and Communication – University of Milano-Bicocca (Italy)

12:30pm Lunch  break

2:30pm Students presentations and evaluation

3:30pm Coffee  break

4:00pm Students presentations and evaluation

17:30pm Closure