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.

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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.

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Blog

The former football coach of Italian teams applies math to sport. The project with Luca Pappalardo and Paolo Cintia from the University of Pisa and CRN-ISTI: "It is clear then that the game remains unpredictable, it is its beauty...

An article published on March 23 tells how finance is influenced by fake tweets.  The results come from a research done by Fabrizio Lillo, Maurizio Tesconi and Stefano Cresci, members of the SoBigData project...

Fosca Giannotti in the Italian delegation at #G7 Academies' Summit Ottawa 19 - 20 March 2018 Realizing our #DigitalFuture: inclusive, democratic, ethical, open to all citizens...

After the success of the first edition, also this year the SoBigData lab has launched the Tuscan Big Data Challenge...

Paolo Ferragina, Professor at University of Pisa talked about the themes of digitization and industry 4.0 in Florence on December the 5th...

CONSORTIUM


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