Mar 26

DataWiz 2014: 1st Workshop on Data Visualization!

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The CfP of DataWiz 2014, the 1st Workshop on Data Visualization, is out.
It will be held in conjunction with Hypertext 2014 (September 1-4, Santiago, Chile).

The event aims at bringing together an interdisciplinary audience (e.g. computer and cognitive scientists, designers, data journalists), in order to discuss tools, models and metaphors useful to understand and explain input or output data through advanced graphical user interfaces.

Visit the DataWiz 2014 website and submit your work… See you in Santiago!
Please, contact one of the organizers (M. DeplanoA. Panisson and G. Ruffo) if you have questions.

 

Jun 17

R. Schifanella has been awarded with the “Yahoo! Faculty Research and Engagement award”: Congratulations!

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Rossano Schifanella has been awarded with the ”Yahoo! Faculty Research and Engagement award” for the project ”Automation of Flickr photos recommendation on mobile devices”, developed in collaboration between Yahoo Labs and the University of Turin.

Mar 19

New Book Chapter published by IGI Global

libro_gwapThe chapter “GWAP as a Tool to Analyze, Design, and Test Geo-Social Systems” of the book “Intelligent Multimedia Technologies for Networking Applications: Techniques and Tools” has been published by IGI Global. Written by Martina Deplano and Giancarlo Ruffo, the chapter describes the possibility to use a Game With A Purpose paradigm on geo-social networks, in order to gather users’ information as a side effect of their  gaming activity. This data can be then used to provide future services based on a cyclic analysis and implementation method. The chapter is available here.

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