2nd SmartData@PoliTO Workshop on Big Data and Data Science

The Second Workshop for the Interdepartmental Center SmartData@PoliTO will be held on from March 1, 2018 to March 3, 2018  in Camogli.

A three days workshop, collecting colleagues and students for sharing ideas, interests and competences, with the aim to setup research collaborations share the research activities of the new center.


Hotel Cenobio dei Dogi,

Via N. Cuneo, 34 – 16032 Camogli Genova


Thursday, March 1st

14:15 – 14:30 Welcome Marco Mellia

14:30 – 18:30 Statistical Physics of Learning (Chair: Andrea Pagnani)
1. Introduction to biological sequence analysis, Andrea Pagnani
2. Expectation Consistency methods and application, Anna Paola Muntoni
3. Network inference for epidemic cascades, Alfredo Braunstein
4. Bayesian inference for spreading process on graphs, Luca Dall’Asta

20:00 Dinner

Friday, March 2nd

09:00 – 11:10 Geometrical and topological aspects of data analysis (Chair: Francesco Vaccarino)
5. Introduction to Topological Data Analysis, Francesco Vaccarino
6. DISMA excellence project: smart data pervasive topics, Berrone/Canuto
7. Resilient Control of Dynamical Flow Networks, Giacomo Como

11:10  – 11:30 Break

11:30 – 12:20 Applications and verticals (Chair: Idilio Drago)
8. Big data in oil and gas exploration, Valentina Socco
9. Optimization of Embedded Deep Neural Networks, Calimera / Tenace

12:20 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 16:00 Applications and verticals (Chair: Idilio Drago)

10. IoT and Big Data for smart cities, Alessandro Aliberti
11. Transport mode detection, Cristina Pronello
12. Internet measurements: Datasets, Methologies and Applications, Luca Vassio, Martino Trevisan
13. Machine learning for network security, Daniele Canavese

16:00 – 16:15 Break

16:15 – 18:45 Applications and verticals (Chair: Idilio Drago)

14. Evolutionary Machine Learning for Android Malware Analysis, Andrea Marcelli
15. Neural networks for image recognition, Enrico Magli, Giulia Fracastoro, Diego Valsesia
16. Machine Learning for Speaker recognition, Pietro Laface, Sandro Cumani
17. Big data methods for assessing the impact of web distribution strategies on performance in the hospitality industry, Elisabetta Raguseo

20:00 Dinner

Saturday, March 3rd

9:00 – 10:30 Machine learning methodologies (Chair: Paolo Garza)

18. Scalable algorithms for Big data, Luca Venturini
19. Enhancing deep learning models with semantics, Andrea Pasini

10:30 – 10:50 Break

10:50 – 12:20 Machine learning methodologies (Chair: Paolo Garza)

20. Transparency of data mining models for images, Francesco Ventura
21. Transparency of data mining models for structured data, Eliana Pastor
22. Self-tuning of data mining algorithms for textual data, Evelina di Corso


Lastname Firstname Research Group/Referee
Aliberti Alessandro EDA – Enrico Macii, Andrea Acquaviva
Baralis Elena DBDMG – DataBase Data Mining Group
Berrone Stefano DISMA – Stefano Berrone
Biazzo Indaco Andrea Pagnani
Bordone Molini Andrea SmartData
Braunstein Alfredo Pagnani
Cagliero Luca DBDMG – DataBase Data Mining Group
Calimera Andrea  DAUIN
Canavese Daniele TORSEC
Catania Giovanni Andrea Pagnani
Corinto Fernando DET
Cumani Sandro Speech Recognition Group / Pietro Laface
Dall’Asta Luca Statistical Physics of Learning/Pagnani
De Gregorio Alessandro Francesco Vaccarino
Della Santa Francesco Francesco Vaccarino
Di Corso Evelina DBDMG – DataBase Data Mining Group
Drago Idilio TNG
Fracastoro Giulia Enrico Magli
Garza Paolo DBDMG – DataBase Data Mining Group
Giordano Danilo TNG
Laface Pietro Speech Recgnition / Pietro Laface
Lamberti Fabrizio  DAUIN
Magli Enrico Enrico Magli
Marcelli Andrea DAUIN – CAD Group (Squillero)
Mellia Marco SmartData Coordinatore e TNG
Monti Diego Maurizio Morisio
Morra Lia DAUIN
Munafò Maurizio Matteo TNG
Pagnani Andrea Andrea Pagnani
Pasini Andrea DBDMG – DataBase Data Mining Group
Pastor Eliana DBDMG – DataBase Data Mining Group
Pieropan Mirko Andrea Pagnani
Politi Nicola Claudio Canuto
Pronello Cristina Cristina Pronello
Socco Valentina  DIATI
Tenace Valerio  EDA
Trevisan Martino TNG
Vaccarino Francesco  DISMA
Valsesia Diego Enrico Magli
Vassio Luca TNG
Ventura Francesco DBDMG – DataBase Data Mining Group
Venturini Luca DBDMG – DataBase Data Mining Group

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