Cintia Paolo

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Born in Marsciano(PG), 4th november 1983. I got my Phd in Computer Science in 2015 and I am a post-doc researcher at the University of Pisa. My research activity is focused on Sports Data Science and Mobility Data Mining. I am co-founder of Playerank srl, a spin-off company of the University of Pisa keen on developing AI tools for Sports Analytics.
January-May 2014: Visiting student at Tartu University (Estonia)
2006 Bachelor Degree in Computer Science at University of Perugia
2009 Master Degree in Computer Science at University of Pisa
Post Doc
Istituto di Scienza e Tecnologie dell’Informazione, National Research Council of Italy (ISTI-CNR)
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The largest collection ever of spatio-temporal data of soccer matches is made public on Scientific Data. A crucial resource for the developing of Sports Analytics.

ISTI News July 2019

On the fifth issue of the ISTI News newsletter you'll find the project Track&Know, the papers "A survey of methods for explaining black box models" by Riccardo Guidotti, Anna Monreale, Salvatore Ruggieri,

Dal 4 al 6 aprile si e' svolto a Genova il primo torneo di calcio & dati nella cornice dell'evento Futura 2019 organizzato dal MIUR.

The increasing availability of large amounts of data and digital footprints has given rise to ambitious research challenges in many fields, which spans from medical research, financial and commercial world, to people and environmental monitoring.

Pint of Science 2017

One of the most difficult tasks for scientists and researchers is to communicate the results of their activities and the effects on the everyday life.

Paolo Cintia and Luca Pappalardo have joined the conversation on sports at Radio Aula 40 talking about sports analytics.

Big Data applied to soccer: Paolo Cintia and Luca Pappalardo are interviewed by Zona Cesarini, a sport program on Rai Radio 1, the Italian national radio broadcasting network.

Paolo Cintia and Luca Pappalardo interviewed by Radio 3 Scienza on the italian national broadcasting network Rai Radio 3.