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01.12.2021
19/11/2020
Big Data as Gold. A Bocconi Professor Contributes to Faster Simulators
Simulators are increasingly crucial in decision making, but they can be time and memory consuming, hence they are often substituted by emulators. Emanuele Borgonovo has developed a faster emulation algorithm improving a technique pioneered by a South African statistician and mining engineer
29/10/2020
How to Summarize Graphs and Hypergraphs
Luca Trevisan has recently published an article about how to summarize these data structures in order to save memory and computational time while preserving their characteristic features.
08/09/2020
Dirk Hovy wins an ERC Starting Grant
Dirk Hovy, Scientific Director of DMI and Associate Professor of Computer Science, has won an ERC Starting Grant.
17/08/2020
Daniele Durante wins the Leonardo Da Vinci Medal
Daniele Durante has won the Leonardo Da Vinci Medal, awarded by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research to the best scientific contributions by junior researchers.
24/06/2020
Two Generations of Bayesian Statisticians in a Bocconi BayesLab Webinar Series
The new BIDSA Research Unit on Bayesian Statistics will host an online seminar series in which outstanding young researchers have the opportunity to present their work and get discussion from toplevel senior scholars.
Bocconi University
Call for Papers: Sequence Analysis Association 1st International Conference
Banque de France and Bocconi University conference on Alternative Datasets for Macro Analysis and Monetary Policy
28/05/2020
Early Lockdown Measures Are Our Best Weapons Against Covid
BIDSA Fellow Emanuele Borgonovo and Xuefei Lu, University of Edinburgh, studied the importance of time to intervention in the COVID-19 outbreak in a paper combining a standard epidemiological model, machine learning techniques and sensitivity analysis.
28/05/2020
BIDSA Affiliates receive IBM Faculty Award
BIDSA Affiliates Christoph Feinauer and Carlo Baldassi received the IBM Faculty Award, a competite worldwide program to foster collaborations between researchers from leading universities and IBM
11/05/2020
Sonia Petrone Is the New Editor of "Statistical Science"
The journal, published by the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS), covers the full range of contemporary statistical thought.
07/05/2020
Counting the Invisible
Estimating the number of war victims through incomplete reports is a challenging statistical problem that Giacomo Zanella has tackled from both a theoretical and a computational point of view.