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Dino Pedreschi is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Pisa, and a pioneering scientist in mobility data mining, social network mining and privacy-preserving data mining. He co-leads with Fosca Giannotti the Pisa KDD Lab - Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining Laboratory, a joint research initiative of the University of Pisa and the Information Science and Technology Institute of the Italian National Research Council, one of the earliest research lab centered on data mining. His research focus is on big data analytics and mining and their impact on society. He is a founder of the Business Informatics MSc program at Univ. Pisa, a course targeted at the education of interdisciplinary data scientists. Dino has been a visiting scientist at Barabasi Lab (Center for Complex Network Research) of Northeastern University, Boston (2009-2010), and earlier at the University of Texas at Austin (1989-90), at CWI Amsterdam (1993) and at UCLA (1995). In 2009, Dino received a Google Research Award for his research on privacy-preserving data mining.
Big Data Analytics
Social Network Analysis and Mining
Analysis of Human Mobility
Privacy-by-Design and Ethical Data Mining
Nowcasting of Socio-Economic Indicators
Complex Network Dynamics
Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery
Privacy Preserving Data Mining
Constraint-Based Pattern Discovery
Data Mining Query Language
Market Basket Analysis
Fraud Detection
Logic in Databases
Non Monotonic Non Deterministic Temporal Reasoning
Deductive and Object-Oriented Databases
Formal Methods
Logic Programming
2009 Google Research Award on Privacy
2017 University of Pisa Ordine del Cherubino
1989-1990 Visiting scientist at University of Texas, Austin
1993 Visiting scientist at CWI Amsterdam
1995 Visiting scientist at UCLA
2009-2010 Visiting scientist at Barabasi Lab (Center for Complex Network Research) of Northeastern University, Boston
2004 Co-Chair of ECML/PKDD
2005 Vice-Chair of ICDM
2014 Vice-Chair of ICDE
1987 Ph.D. in Computer Science at University of Pisa
Full Professor
Department of Computer Science, University of Pisa (DI-UNIPI)
+39 050 221 2752
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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,

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ISTI News March 2018

On the fourth issue of the ISTI News newsletter you'll find the papers "Clustering individual transactional data for masses of users" by Riccardo Guidotti, Anna Monreale, Mirco Nanni, Fosca Giannotti, Din

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ISTI News June 2017

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