SoBigData is the European Research Infrastructure for Big Data and Social Mining.
From data to knowledge, investigating stories ethically, paying attention to citizens privacy.


7

EUROPEAN COUNTRIES

 
12

RESEARCH INSTITUTE

 
100

AND MORE DATA SCIENTISTS

 
 
SoBigData covers different thematic research environments, called exploratories. In SoBigData, researchers do analyses and use innovative methodologies in the exploratories:
smart cities, human mobility behavior analysis
poverty indicators, spatial analysis
text and social network analysis
macroscopic human flows, social behavior analysis
training indicators, performance predictors

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SEARCH THE SOBIGDATA CATALOGUE

A Resource Catalogue allows access to the all SoBigData online resources. Scientists can register to discover resources and opening discussion threads. SoBigData covers six thematic areas: text and social mining, web analytics, visual analytics, social network, human mobility and social data analysis. Every resource is described by metadata and is ready to be downloaded or executed on the SoBigData Lab (cloud engine).

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In SoBigData data producers, analysts and researchers work together. There are several ways to collaborate with us and experiment ideas. SoBigData periodically supports short term visits.

FIND OUT HOW TO BE INVOLVED

MOOC ON PRIVACY AND ETHICS

SoBigData promotes and adopts the legally and ethically grounded collection, management and analysis of this data, discover tools for ethical assessment and training material for self-improvement. Learn how to access the first aid for responsible data scientist course.

Transnational Calls

There are no upcoming calls at the moment.
Past calls are available here.

Blog

An article published on the Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera tells about the work that some universities and research centres are doing to create tools that allow those who work with data and citizens to be more aware of the new Euro..

On May 25th SoBigData launched FAIR, a free online course to help orienting in the new European regulation on privacy...

Good, effective policymaking that produces outcomes that benefit, protect and sustain society, communities, groups and individuals depends upon robust, rigorous, and interpretable research...

A SAGE Ocean Concept Grant won by SoBigData! The SoBigData member Stefano Cresci (IIT-CNR) won this very prestigious award with a proposal based on digital DNA...

CONSORTIUM


Our expedition team: 12 research institutions from 7 countries (Italy, UK, Germany, Estonia, Finland, The Netherlands, and Switzerland).