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2nd International SoBigData Summer School - Empowering Data for Social Good

Start:
2024/06/16 02:00 Europe/Rome
End:
2024/06/22 02:00 Europe/Rome
Location:
Baratti, Livorno, Italy
Link:
2nd International SoBigData Summer School
Description:

The 2024 edition of the SoBigData summer school will focus on how data can be used for social good, and this topic will be explored around five different thematic areas: European Framework and Communities, Trustworthy and Ethical AI, Ecology and Green development, Health, Technology and AI.

MAURO 2024 - 1st International Workshop on Impact of Algorithms and Services on the Urban Ecosystem

Start:
2024/06/24 02:00 Europe/Rome
End:
2024/06/24 02:00 Europe/Rome
Location:
Brussels, Belgium
Link:
1st International Workshop on Impact of Algorithms and Services on the Urban Ecosystem
Description:

As cities worldwide are becoming increasingly interconnected and technologically advanced, it is crucial to explore the implications of algorithmic decision-making and AI applications on urban environments. The proposed workshop aims to delve into the profound influence of algorithms (AI in particular), platforms and services on the structure and dynamics of the urban ecosystem.

UKDE 2024 - 1st International Workshop on User-Centered Practices of Knowledge Discovery in Educational Data

Start:
2024/07/01 02:00 Europe/Rome
End:
2024/07/04 02:00 Europe/Rome
Location:
Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
Link:
UKDE 2024
Description:

The increasing amount of learning data, originated from a variety of learning contexts (e.g., Massive Open Online Courses - MOOCs, intelligent tutoring systems, and flipped classroom courses) is soliciting interesting educational research questions. Notable research directions include exploring and understanding how students learn and how people teach, as well as developing strategies for supporting learners and teachers effectively.

HLDM 2024 - 2nd Workshop on Hybrid Human-Machine Learning and Decision Making

Start:
2024/09/09 02:00 Europe/Rome
End:
2024/09/13 02:00 Europe/Rome
Location:
Vilnius,  Lithuania
Link:
HLDM 2024 - Workshop on Hybrid Human-Machine Learning and Decision Making
Description:

In the past, machine learning and decision-making have been treated as independent research areas. However, with the increasing emphasis on human-centered AI, there has been a growing interest in the understanding of how these two research fields interplay and can be jointly addressed to propose novel technological solutions having humans at their center.

RKDE 2024 - 2nd International Tutorial and Workshop on Responsible Knowledge Discovery in Education

Start:
2024/09/09 02:00 Europe/Rome
End:
2024/09/13 02:00 Europe/Rome
Location:
Radisson Blu Hotel, Vilnius, Lithuania
Link:
RKDE 2024 - International Tutorial and Workshop on Responsible Knowledge Discovery in Education
Description:

By offering a large number of highly diverse resources, learning platforms have been attracting lots of participants, and the interactions with these systems have generated a vast amount of learning-related data. Their collection, processing and analysis have promoted a significant growth of machine learning and knowledge discovery approaches and have opened up new opportunities for supporting and assessing educational experiences in a data-driven fashion.

Past Events

AI & Society Roundtable

Start:
2021/06/30 02:00 Europe/Rome
End:
2021/06/30 02:00 Europe/Rome
Location:
Online event
Link:
AI & Society Roundtable
Description:

A collective intelligence exercise towards shaping the research questions of Social AI, driven by societal challenges. It is implemented through a structured conversation among inter-disciplinary scientists, looking at the relationship between AI and society from multiple perspectives.

Explainable User Models and Personalized Systems (ExUM)

Start:
2021/06/21 02:00 Europe/Rome
End:
2021/06/25 02:00 Europe/Rome
Location:
Utrecht, the Netherlands
Link:
Explainable User Models and Personalized Systems (ExUM)
Description:
ExUM workshop aims to provide a forum to discuss and investigate the role of transparency and explainability in the development of novel methodologies to build user models and personalized systems. Research lines of interest for ExUM include: building scrutable user models and transparent algorithms, analyzing the impact of opaque algorithms on final users, studying the role of explanation strategies, investigating how to provide users with more control in personalized and adaptive systems.

Horizon Europe - Giornata nazionale di lancio

Start:
2021/05/25 02:00 Europe/Rome
End:
2021/05/25 02:00 Europe/Rome
Location:
On line
Link:
Horizon Europe - Giornata nazionale di lancio
Description:

La Giornata nazionale di lancio del programma quadro Horizon Europe si svolgerà on line nella mattinata del 25 maggio. Un’occasione imperdibile per tutti coloro interessati ai temi e ai finanziamenti del Programma Quadro.

Statistical Causality

Start:
2021/05/04 02:00 Europe/Rome
End:
2021/05/25 02:00 Europe/Rome
Speaker:
Marco Malvaldi
Location:
Online Event
Link:
Statistical Causality
Description:

This short course is organized for Ph.D. students in Data Science and other programs of the organizing institutions.
Registration is mandatory.
Other interested people can register, but their admission is subject to approval (based on the total number of participants).
Registration form: https://datasciencephd.eu/events/statistical-causality/registration

KDD Lab Workshop 2021

Start:
2021/04/20 02:00 Europe/Rome
End:
2021/04/21 02:00 Europe/Rome
Location:
Online Event
Description:

This event is invitation only

20/04 Morning

09:00 - Workshop opening
Fosca Giannotti
Dino Pedreschi

10:00 - Session 1 - Introduction of Thematic Areas

ERCIM-JST Joint Symposium on Big Data and Artificial Intelligence

Start:
2021/02/18 01:00 Europe/Rome
End:
2021/02/19 01:00 Europe/Rome
Location:
Online Event
Link:
ERCIM-JST Joint Symposium on Big Data and Artificial Intelligence
Description:

ERCIM (European Research Consortium on Informatics and Mathematics) and JST (Japan Science and Technology Agency) are organizing the first joint symposium on Big Data and Artificial Intelligence. The online symposium aims to present recent results of research conducted in the context of the JST Crest programme as well as relevant research results from European institutions.

International Forum on Digital and Democracy

Start:
2020/12/10 01:00 Europe/Rome
End:
2020/12/11 01:00 Europe/Rome
Location:
Island of San Giorgio in Venice, Italy, Online Event
Link:
International Forum on Digital and Democracy
Description:

The digital age, featuring the virtual dimension of the world, significantly impacts democracy, dealing with electoral systems, political representations and citizens’; participation. The digital network revolution has scaled up and speeded up the pace of transformation in political organization, participation, information and engagement, weakening the role of the structures which traditionally served as intermediaries.

Italian Workshop on Explainable Artificiale Intelligence XAI.it 2020

Start:
2020/11/25 01:00 Europe/Rome
End:
2020/11/26 01:00 Europe/Rome
Location:
Torino, Italy, Online Event
Link:
Italian Workshop on Explainable Artificiale Intelligence XAI.it 2020
Description:

Artificial Intelligence systems are increasingly playing an increasingly important role in our daily lives. As their importance in our everyday lives grows, it is fundamental that the internal mechanisms that guide these algorithms are as clear as possible. It is not by chance that the recent General Data Protection Regu-lation (GDPR) emphasized the users' right to explanation when people face artificial intelligence-based technologies.

Falling Walls Circle Table: Understanding the Scientific Method in the 21st Century

Start:
2020/11/05 01:00 Europe/Rome
End:
2020/11/05 01:00 Europe/Rome
Location:
Berlin (online event)
Link:
Falling Walls Circle Table: Understanding the Scientific Method in the 21st Century
Description:

Against the background of the Covid-19 pandemic, which proves to provide fertile ground to intensify the ‘information disorder’ characterised by conspiracy theories and ‘alternative facts’, it is vital to underline the relevance of science and the value of the scientific method that lies at its core and has been developed over centuries.

SocInfo2020

Start:
2020/10/06 02:00 Europe/Rome
End:
2020/10/09 02:00 Europe/Rome
Location:
Pisa, Italy
Link:
SocInfo2020
Description:

We are delighted to welcome the 12th International Conference on Social Informatics (SocInfo 2020) in Pisa, Italy, on 6-9 October, 2020.

Privacy in Statistical Databases 2020 PSD2020

Start:
2020/09/23 02:00 Europe/Rome
End:
2020/09/25 02:00 Europe/Rome
Location:
Terragona, Catalonia
Link:
Privacy in Statistical Databases 2020
Description:

Privacy in statistical databases is about finding tradeoffs to the tension between the increasing societal and economical demand for accurate information and the legal and ethical obligation to protect the privacy of individuals and enterprises which are the respondents providing the statistical data. In the case of statistical databases, the motivation for respondent privacy is one of survival: statistical agencies or survey institutes cannot expect to collect accurate information from individual or corporate respondents unless these feel the privacy of their responses is guaranteed.

NetSci2020

Start:
2020/09/17 02:00 Europe/Rome
End:
2020/09/25 02:00 Europe/Rome
Location:
Rome, Italy
Link:
NetSci2020
Description:

NetSci 2020 is the flagship conference of the Network Science Society, which aims to bring together leading researchers and practitioners working in the emerging research area of network science.
The NetSci conference fosters multi-disciplinary communication and collaboration in network science research across computer and information sciences, physics, mathematics, statistics, the life sciences, medicine, food science, neuroscience, environmental sciences, social sciences, finance and business, arts and design.

Quantifying Success @ NetSci2020

Start:
2020/09/17 02:00 Europe/Rome
End:
2020/09/17 02:00 Europe/Rome
Location:
Online
Link:
Quantifying Success
Description:

During the past few years the increasing availability of large-scale datasets that capture activities in scientific publications, patents, grant proposals, sports, enterprises, as well as social media activities has created an unprecedented opportunity to explore patterns underlying success.

Bias and Fairness in AI

Start:
2020/09/14 02:00 Europe/Rome
End:
2020/09/18 02:00 Europe/Rome
Location:
Ghent, Belgium
Link:
Bias and Fairness in AI
Description:

AI techniques based on big data and algorithmic processing are increasingly used to guide decisions in important societal spheres, including hiring decisions, university admissions, loan granting, and crime prediction. They are applied by search engines, Internet recommendation systems and social media bots, influencing our perceptions of political developments and even of scientific findings. However, there are growing concerns with regard to the epistemic and normative quality of AI evaluations and predictions.

eXplainable Knowledge Discovery in Data Mining XKDD2020

Start:
2020/09/14 02:00 Europe/Rome
End:
2020/09/14 02:00 Europe/Rome
Location:
Ghent, Belgium
Link:
eXplainable Knowledge Discovery in Data Mining XKDD2020
Description:

In the past decade, machine learning based decision systems have been widely used in a plethora of applications ranging from credit score, insurance risk, and health monitoring, in which accuracy is of the utmost importance. Although the application of these systems may bring myriad benefits, their use might involve some ethical and legal risks, such as codifying biases; jeopardizing transparency and privacy, reducing accountability.

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