Past Events

 

Past Events

Workshop on social network analysis

Start:
2018/08/21
End:
2018/08/21
Location:
Digital Methods in Humanities and Social Sciences | Summer school, Univ. of Tartu, Estonia
Link:
Digital Methods in Humanities and Social Sciences | Summer school
Description:

Concepts of social network analysis were discussed.

A workshop by Rajesh Sharma, University of Tartu, Estonia.

Polarization on social media -Tutorial

Start:
2018/08/18
End:
2018/08/18
Location:
KDD 2018, WebConf 2018, ICWSM 2017
Link:
Polarization on social media
Description:

Which topics spark the most heated debates on social media? How do social media users interact when they disagree? Can we nudge them towards constructive disagreement? Answering these questions helps us understand large-scale societal mechanisms - including phenomena such as partisan sharing, echo chambers, and filter bubbles, which might be detrimental to the democratic process.

WSTNET Web Science Summer School 2018

Start:
2018/07/30
End:
2018/08/04
Location:
Hannover, Germany
Link:
WWSSS18
Description:

Web Science is the emergent study of the people and technologies, applications, processes and practices that shape and are shaped by the World Wide Web. Web Science aims to draw together theories, methods and findings from across academic disciplines, and to collaborate with industry, business, government and civil society, to develop our knowledge and understanding of the Web: the largest socio-technical infrastructure in human history.

Social media analysis with GATE

Start:
2018/07/30
End:
2018/08/04
Location:
WSTNet Web Science Summer School
Link:
WWSSS’18
Description:

The WWSSS’18 addresses the inter-disciplinary field of Web Science by focusing on lectures which tackle the aforementioned challenges in topics such as data science and data mining, big data processing, information retrieval, Web governance as well as the sociology and psychology of online interactions.

Invited Keynote and Tutorial by Diana Maynard

Using language to save the world: information extraction tools for social media and medical data analysis

Start:
2018/07/27
End:
2018/07/27
Location:
GESIS Research Institute, Cologne
Link:
Gesis Institute
Description:

The GATE open source NLP toolkit has been in continuous development for 20 years at the University of Sheffield. In this talk, I will give an overview of some of our language analysis work, giving examples of real-life case studies. In particular, I will focus on three main areas of interest: analysing patient records to improve medical research, investigating the correlation between the public’s environmental behaviour and social media, and tools for assessing critical information during disasters such as earthquakes.

Invited talk on Visual Analytics

Start:
2018/07/26
End:
2018/07/26
Location:
University of Edinburgh
Description:

Presentation of SoBigData research on visual analytics (focus on sport data) by Natalia and Gennady Andrienko.

Tutorials on "Practical Sentiment Analysis" and "Introduction to NLP"

Start:
2018/07/23
End:
2018/07/30
Location:
Essex University Summer School on Big Data and Analytics
Link:
University of Essex
Description:

The Essex Big Data and Analytics Summer School bring you two weeks of cutting-edge courses across the field of data science and analytics.

Tutorial by Diana Maynard.

Well-being & Economy workshop @ Lipari Summer School

Start:
2018/07/22
End:
2018/07/22
Location:
Hotel Giardino sul Mare, Via Maddalena, Lipari, Italy
Link:
Well-being&Economy workshop
Description:
Big Data, the masses of digital breadcrumbs produced by the information technologies that humans use in their daily activities, allow us to scrutinize individual and collective behavior at an unprecedented scale, detail, and speed. Building on this opportunity we have the potential capability of creating a digital nervous system of our society, enabling the measurement, monitoring and prediction of relevant aspects of the socio-economic structure in quasi real time.

Lipari School on Computational Complex and Social Systems

Start:
2018/07/19
End:
2018/07/25
Location:
Lipari, Italy
Link:
Lipari School on Computational Complex and Social Systems
Description:

This summer school will provide opportunities to collect experience with modern data analysis, in particular Big Data analytics. This includes subjects to mine data in the Internet of Things. Our main and special guest speakers, who are recognized authorities in this field, will address such a scope focusing on algorithms, computational models and practical results.

Schedule: http://www.sobigdata.eu/well-being-economy-workshop

Advanced Course on Data Science & Machine Learning

Start:
2018/07/19
End:
2018/07/23
Location:
Certosa di Pontignano, Siena, Italy
Link:
Advanced Course on Data Science & Machine Learning
Description:

Inside the antique cells, the lecture rooms and around the fascinating atmosphere of the ancient Certosa di Pontignano, Siena – Tuscany the world’s leading scientists and industry experts discuss scientific challenges with a highly selected number of participants in a unique setting, nestled within the most idyllic landscapes of Tuscany, in the outskirts of Siena. For one intense week (18-24 July 2018) you will work alongside faculty that are undisputed leaders in their own field: the result is a profound experience that fosters professional and personal development.

International school on Computational Social Science and Complex Systems

Start:
2018/07/16
End:
2018/07/21
Location:
Villa Monastero, Viale Giovanni Polvani 4, Varenna, Lecco, Italy
Link:
International school on Computational Social Science and Complex Systems
Description:

The Enrico Fermi Schools are a highly prestigious series of summer schools of the Italian Physical Society with a tradition of more than 60 years and with many Nobel laureates as lecturers (https://www.sif.it/attivita/scuola_fermi/). The International Schools devote special care in planning the program and produces proceedings of the school that have become classics. 

Reducing controversy by connecting opposing views

Start:
2018/07/13
End:
2018/07/19
Location:
IJCAI 2018, Stockholm, Sweden
Link:
IJCAI 2018
Description:

Invited talk by Kiran Garimella at the best paper track at IJCAI

Large-scale Social media analysis

Start:
2018/07/05
End:
2018/07/05
Location:
UCREL Summer School in Corpus-Based Natural Language Processing
Link:
UCREL Summer School
Description:

Lecture on large-scale social media analysis by Kalina Bontcheva

Invited talks on visual analytics

Start:
2018/07/03
End:
2018/07/04
Location:
Univ Vilnius and GIS-Centras
Link:
gis centras
Description:

Presentation of SoBigData research on visual analytics (focus on sport data) by Natalia and Gennady Andrienko.

Performance evaluation in soccer from data to algorithms

Start:
2018/07/03
End:
2018/07/03
Location:
Google Zurich
Link:
Google Switzerland
Description:

Performance evaluation in soccer from data to algorithms by Paolo Ferragina.

Advanced School on Data Science for Big Data EAIA2018

Start:
2018/07/02
End:
2018/07/05
Location:
Porto, Portugal
Link:
Advanced School on Data Science for Big Data EAIA2018
Description:

Data Science and Big Data are not only hot topics but also essencial to current society. Economy, health, agriculture, energy, media, education, industry, mobility, leasure and all other human activities rely more and more on the advanced processing of large quantities of data. This proposal is based on our large experience as lecturers and as organizers of previous Summer Schools such as "Summer School On Data Sciences For Big Data - Resource Aware Data Mining" in Porto, associated to ECML PKDD 2015

Human artificial intelligence: open the black box

Start:
2018/06/28
End:
2018/06/28
Location:
Generali Italia |TAM TAM TALKS
Link:
Generali Italia |TAM TAM TALKS
Description:

Prof. Dino Pedreschi, the pioneer of Big Data Analytics, helps us to understand Artificial Intelligence with examples and simulations.

Resonances Summer School "Big Data"

Start:
2018/06/25
End:
2018/06/29
Location:
Ispra, Italy
Link:
Resonances Summer School "Big Data"
Description:

SciArt is a project joining art and science to support EU policy making. The flagship initiative of the SciArt project is the "Resonances" festival. The 2019 Resonances III theme is "big data". With SciArt, the Joint Research Centre (JRC) brings together artists, scientists and policymakers. At the Resonances festivals artists and scientist collaborate to exhibit artistic installations. The JRC will organise a Resonances summer school for artists and JRC scientists in Ispra, Italy, on 25 - 29 June 2018. This summer school lays the foundation for the 2019 Resonances III 'big data' festival.

JRC Resonances Summer School on Big Data

Start:
2018/06/25
End:
2018/06/29
Location:
Resonances summer school "big data" , ISPRA, Italy
Link:
Resonances summer school "big data" , ISPRA, Italy
Description:

The flagship initiative of the SciArt project is the "Resonances" festival. The 2019 Resonances III theme is "big data". With SciArt, the Joint Research Centre (JRC) brings together artists, scientists and policymakers. At the Resonances festivals, artists and scientist collaborate to exhibit artistic installations.

Workshop by Fosca Giannotti.

Analyzing Privacy Risk in Human Mobility Data

Start:
2018/06/25
End:
2018/06/25
Location:
DataMod Workshop, Toulouse (France)
Link:
DataMod Workshop
Description:

DataMod 2018 aims at bringing together practitioners and researchers from academia, industry and research institutions interested in the combined application of computational modelling methods with data-driven techniques from the areas of knowledge management, data mining and machine learning. 

Workshop by Francesca Pratesi.

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