ISI Foundation at WWW2017 in Perth

ISI Foundation will join WWW 2017, the 26th International World Wide Web Conference. Held in Perth, Australia, 3-7 April, the event will focus on the evolution of digital networks, new technical standards, the impact of the web on society, and its future. WWW 2017 will include a three-day technical program, two days of workshops and tutorials, a poster display and hands-on developer day plus broad alternate tracks, keynote speeches and invited talks, seminars and panel discussions focused around the conference themes.

ISI Scientific Director Ciro Cattuto is co-chairing the newly-introduced “Computational Health” track, bringing together advances in computer science with direct benefits to the medical and public health domains. Researchers Daniela Paolotti, Alain Barrat and Michele Tizzoni are in the track Program Committee and two papers co-authored by ISI Foundation scientists will be presented on Wednesday 5 April: Using participatory Web-based surveillance data to improve seasonal influenza forecasting in Italy (by Daniela Perrotta, Michele Tizzoni and Daniela Paolotti) and Forecasting seasonal influenza fusing digital indicators and mechanistic disease models (by Qian Zhang, Nicola Perra, Daniela Perrotta, Daniela Paolotti, Michele Tizzoni and Alessandro Vespignani).

Michele Tizzoni will also join the poster session at Wiki Workshop 2017, Tuesday 4 April, while Francesco Bonchi – who is in the Program Committee of both “Semantics and Knowledge” and “Social Newtork Analysis and Computational Social Science” tracks – co-authored the paper Secure Centrality Computation Over Multiple Networks (with Gilad Asharov, David Garcia Soriano and Tamir Tassa), presented Thursday 6 April.

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