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ISI Foundation Principal Researcher Laetitia Gauvin is giving a seminar about “Network Analysis in Data Science”, Tuesday 14th November 2017 at the IMéRA – Institut d'études avancées in Marseille.

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The link between social media and mental health status, including depression and suicidality, is increasingly investigated. According to the World Health Organization, in the year 2020, approximately 1.53 million people will die from suicide, not identified only as an individual phenomenon anymore, but as influenced by social, cultural and environmental factors.

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Influenza outbreaks affect millions of people every year and its surveillance is usually carried out in developed countries through a network of sentinel doctors who report the weekly number of Influenza-like Illness cases observed among the visited patients.

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Held in Singapore from 6th to 10th November, CIKM 2017 is a premier international forum for research on topics at the confluence of information retrieval, data management, and knowledge management.

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Due giorni di idee, tecnologie e networking per la cooperazione allo sviluppo e per il sociale. È così che si presentano gli Open Days dell'Innovazione, in programma il 6 e il 7 novembre a Milano.

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The Science of the Intangible

2 novembre 2017

Open Position @ ISI

The ISI Foundation (http://www.isi.it) is looking for an exceptional candidate to fill an open postdoctoral position in Topological Data Analysis and Network Science for neuroscience, with particular focus on structural and functional brain connectivity in neurodegenerative diseases.<br><br>

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Meet the ISI Fellows 2017!

Within the celebrations of the tenth Premio Lagrange – Fondazione CRT, awarded to physicist and network neuroscience pioneer Danielle Bassett, ISI Foundation is proud to announce the scientists who will join the fifth round of the ISI Fellow program.

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Politica, comunicazione, informazione, energia, ambiente, acqua, aria, rifiuti, gestione delle emergenze. Sono solo alcuni dei settori della società contemporanea che oggi sono fortemente caratterizzati dalla produzione e circolazione di dati digitali. Una crescente mole di informazioni il cui traffico viene sempre più spesso regolamentato da algoritmi, tanto potenti quanto invisibili. Alla riflessione sulla “società degli algoritmi” è dedicato digits2017, l'evento in programma sabato 28 ottobre 2017 presso il PIN – Polo Universitario Città di Prato.

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The human brain is a complex network of functionally and structurally interconnected regions. &nbsp;Resting state functional magnetic resonance imaging (rfMRI) can be used to measure functional connectivity and then identify brain networks and related brain disorders and diseases. To explore these complex networks, however, huge amounts of data are necessary.

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Monday 9th October, the Sala Napoleonica of University of Milan will host the third workshop of the Center for Complexity &amp; Biosystems. Scientists from European institutions, universities and research centers will discuss some of the most recent advancements in several scientific areas (such as digital epidemiology, research on cancer stem cells, study of graphitic nanomaterials and complexity in biology).

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9 ottobre 2017

In occasione della riunione dei ministri della scienza e della tecnologia del G7 a Torino, e in concomitanza con la discussione alla Camera dei Deputati del disegno di legge sull'uso terapeutico della cannabis, venerdì 29 settembre l'Università di Torino ospita una conferenza sui temi del diritto alla scienza e della libertà di ricerca sulle sostanze stupefacenti e psicotrope.&nbsp;

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The wide availability of the Internet and the growth of digital communication technologies have become an important tool for epidemiological studies and health surveillance. In the recent years new models, based on digital technologies and online participation, have been developed in many countries. Influenzanet is a participatory surveillance system monitoring the incidence of influenza-like illness (ILI) in Europe since 2003. It is based on data provided by volunteers who self-report their symptoms via the Internet throughout the influenza season and currently involves 10 countries.

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Utilizzare l'immensa mole di dati resa disponibile dalla rivoluzione digitale per sviluppare progetti innovativi che creino valore pubblico: rientra in questo fertile e stimolante filone di ricerca la notizia che la Fondazione ISI di Torino è stata selezionata tra i vincitori del premio Big Data for Gender Challenge, promosso dall'iniziativa Data2X della United Nations Foundation.

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ISI Foundation is among the winners of the Big Data for Gender Challenge. Organized by the United Nations Foundation's Data2X initiative, the challenge has been addressed to research projects that seek to catalyze innovative solutions to fill global gender data gaps on the well-being of women and girls

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The Cancun International Convention Center in Cancun (Mexico) is hosting the CCS 2017 – Conference on Complex Systems. From September 17th to September 22th, the conference will gather scholars and students working in different fields, focusing with an interdiscipilnary approach on several research tracks like Foundations of Complex Systems, Cognition and Linguistics, Infrastructure, Planning and Environment, Socio-Ecological Systems, Information and Communication Technologies, Economics and Finance, Biological and (Bio)Medical Complexity, Complexity in Physics and Chemistry.

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Molecular quantum entanglement

20 settembre 2017

ISI Research Leader Francesco Bonchi gave the final keynote at EPIA 2017 - 18th EPIA Conference on Artificial Intelligence (LINK https://web.fe.up.pt/~epia2017/). Held from 5th to 8th September at the Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto, in Portugal, the conference gathered researchers, engineers and practitioners in several disciplines, with the purpose of promoting research in all areas of Artificial Intelligence, covering both theoretical/foundational issues and applications.

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The structure of scientific collaborations has been the object of intense study both for its importance for innovation and scientific advancement, and as a model system for social group coordination and formation. Over the last years, the predominant complex networks approach has yielded important insights and shaped the understanding of scientific communities.

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Come funzionano la creatività e l'innovazione? Da dove arrivano? Come possono permetterci di affrontare le sfide di una società in continuo movimento? A queste domande proverà a rispondere la Kreyon Conference 2017, l'evento che animerà il Palazzo delle Esposizioni di Roma dal 6 al 9 settembre, con un programma articolato tra dibattiti accademici e divulgazione scientifica, workshop interattivi e la possibilità offerta al pubblico di costruire una vera e propria città in scala.

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Music can be looked as a complex network of interacting components, whose knowledge allows to generate new sequences from original phrases. A new paper, out in Nature Scientific Reports, explores the statistics of melodies, presenting an innovative Maximum Entropy model that can be used for generating sequences that mimic some aspects of the musical style of a given corpus.

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Capturing Digital Signals for Health Research

30 agosto 2017

Open Position @ ISI

The ISI Foundation (http://www.isi.it) is seeking to appoint a Senior Data Scientist and a Data Scientist to undertake applied research activities within a recently-funded Innovation Lab on Artificial Intelligence, a mixed initiative between fundamental research performed at ISI Foundation and real-world business-driven challenges posed by Intesa Sanpaolo.

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From 24th to 26th July, Madrid hosted Data 2017, the 6th International Conference on Data Science Technology and Applications. Held at the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, the conference brought together researchers, engineers and practitioners interested on databases, big data, data mining, data management, data security and other aspects of information systems and technology involving advanced applications of data.

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The island of Sant'Antioco, in southwestern Sardinia, is hosting the Summer School on Methods for Computational Social Sciences . First of a series, this school focuses on methods for capturing, analyzing and modeling digital trace data (click streams, interaction networks, sequences of user activities).

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Starting from the beginning of the 20th century, popular music has acquired a great importance in modern culture. Music industry grew accordingly, with a global market value in 2014 estimated at US$15 billion. While artists and labels constantly strive for fame and popularity, leaving a longstanding mark and influencing future works has become a very important achievement, too.

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L’era dei Big Data

Il lavoro della Fondazione ISI sui Big Data è stato protagonista della puntata di SuperQuark andata in onda ieri sera (12 luglio) su Rai Uno.

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