Jan 17

Our ultimate paper on Anobii is out

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The paper “Link creation and information spreading over social and communication ties in an interest-based online social network” has been published in EPJ Data Science, on December 2012. This is our latest publication on the extensive analysis we conducted on the data we crawled from the Anobii social network, and we discuss our findings on how social links are created, communications are established, and information is spread amongst users in this peculiar community. The paper has been co-authored by Luca M. AielloAlain BarratCiro CattutoRossano Schifanella and Giancarlo Ruffo, and it can be accessed here.

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Nov 21

Event Detection: winner of the 2012 Telecom Working Capital competition

The “Event Detection” proposal is one of the 20 winning projects of the 2012 Telecom Italia Working Capital competition! The project aims to analyze social data originated from smartphones, to detect crowd-sourced events around the world.
The original idea has been developed by Marco Sero as the final project of his bachelor program, under the supervision of the ARCS group.
Our group is one of the stakeholders of the project and it will work on the impact that may be of interest for the scientific community. Congrats to Marco from all of us!

Sep 19

Conference on SettembreMusica and MITO

On September 17th, 2012, Mario has participated to the conference “From SettembreMusica to MITO: A digital history of 34 years of concerts in Torino“, where he presented the latest results obtained with the precious help of Luca Ferreri on the project “Data analysis, integration, and visualization of the history of the MITO-SettembreMusica Festival”. The conference was coordinated by the musicologist Susanna Franchi, and included the talks of Giuliana Bonello of the CSI-Piemonte, and Paolo Ciuccarelli and Marco Quaggiotto of the Politechnic of Milano.

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