Seminars 

 

“D2 Seminar Series” is a series of seminars organized by the Florence Center for Data Science that invites members and fellows of the Center (and not only) to present their current researches or academic work. It takes place twice a month, Fridays from 2-3.30 pm. People are invited to attend and the registration (free of charge) is available one week before the event on the website (under the Events page).

3rd Edition D2 Seminar Series

Seminar Giacomo Toscano & Gabriele Fiorentini

20TH OF January 2023, FROM 2.30-4 PM:

Giacomo Toscano from the Department of Economics and Management of the University of Florence presented a seminar on

“Central limit theorems for the Fourier-transform estimator of the volatility of volatility”

Gabriele Fiorentini from the Department of Statistics, Computer Science, Applications “G. Parenti” of the University of Florence presented a seminar on

“Specification tests for non-Gaussian structural vector autoregressions

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Seminar Monica Bianchini & Giulio Bottazzi

25TH OF NOVEMBER 2022, FROM 2.30-4 PM:

Monica Bianchini from the Department of Information Engineering and Mathematics of the University of Siena presented a seminar on

A gentle introduction to Graph Neural Networks

Giulio Bottazzi from the Institute of Economics of the Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies of Pisa presented a seminar on

Persistence in firm growth: inference from conditional quantile transition matrices

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Seminar Gianmarco Bet & Agnese Panzera

11TH OF November 2022, FROM 2.30-4 PM:

Gianmarco Bet from the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science “Ulisse Dini” of the University of Florence presented a seminar on

Detecting anomalies in geometric networks

Agnese Panzera from the Department of Statistics, Computer Science, Applications “G. Parenti” of the University of Florence presented a seminar on

Density estimation for circular data observed with errors

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Seminar Alessio Brini & Matteo Pedone

28TH OF OCTOBER 2022, FROM 2.30-4 PM:

Alessio Brini from Duke University Pratt School of Engineering presented a seminar on

“Reinforcement Learning Policy Recommendation for Interbank Network Stability
(joint work with Gabriele Tedeschi and Daniele Tantari)”

Matteo Pedone from the Department of Statistics, Computer Science, Applications “G. Parenti” of the University of Florence presented a seminar on

A Bayesian nonparametric approach to personalized treatment selection

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Seminar Claudio Durastanti & Cecilia Viscardi

14th OF October 2022, FROM 2-3.30 PM:

Claudio Durastanti from the Department of Basic and Applied Sciences for Engineering (SBAI) of Sapienza University presented a seminar on

Spherical Poisson Waves

Cecilia Viscardi from the Department of Statistics, Computer Science, Applications “G. Parenti” of the University of Florence presented a seminar on

Likelihood-free Transport Monte Carlo

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2nd Edition D2 Seminar Series

 

Seminar Georgia Papadogeorgou & Joseph Antonelli

13th OF may 2022, FROM 10-11.30 PM:

Georgia Papadogeorgou from the Department of Statistics of the University of Florida presented a seminar on 

“Unmeasured spatial confounding

Joseph Antonelli from the Department of Statistics of the University of Florida presented a seminar on

“Heterogeneous causal effects of neighborhood policing in New York City with staggered adoption of the policy

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Seminar Andrea Barucci & Alessandra Mattei

22nd of April 2022, from 2-3.30 pm:

Andrea Barucci from IFAC-CNR Institute of Applied Physics presented a seminar on

Exploring Egyptian Hieroglyphs with Convolutional Neural Networks

Alessandra Mattei from the Department of Statistics, Computer Science, Applications “G. Parenti”, University of Florence presented a seminar on

Selecting Subpopulations for Causal Inference in Regression Discontinuity Designs (Joint work with Laura Forastiere e Fabrizia Mealli)

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Seminar Fabio Schoen & Alessandro Panunzi & Lorenzo Gregori

8TH OF April 2022, FROM 3-4.30 PM:

Fabio Schoen from the Department of Information Engineering, University of Florence presented a seminar on

Clustering for Optimization, Optimization for Clustering

Alessandro Panunzi & Lorenzo Gregori from the Department of Humanities, University of Florence presented a seminar on

Towards action concepts identification through unsupervised and semi-supervised clustering on a multimodal cross-linguistic ontology

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Seminar Brunero Liseo & Ernesto De Vito

25TH OF March 2022, FROM 2.30-4 PM:

Brunero Liseo from the Department of Methods and Models for Economics, Territory, and Finance of Sapienza University presented a seminar on

ABCC: Approximate Bayesian Conditional Copulae (with Clara Grazian and Luciana Dalla Valle)”

Ernesto De Vito from the Department of Mathematics of the University of Genova presented a seminar on

Understanding Neural Networks with Reproducing Kernel Banach Spaces

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Seminar Daniela Bubboloni

11TH OF FEBRUARY 2022, FROM 2.00-3.00 PM:

Daniela Bubboloni from the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science “Ulisse Dini” presented a seminar on

Paths and flows for centrality measures in networks

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Seminar Marco Pangallo & Fiammetta Menchetti

25th OF February 2022, FROM 2.30-4 PM:

Marco Pangallo from the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies presented a seminar on

Making a housing market agent-based model learnable

Fiammetta Menchetti from the Department of Statistics, Computer Science, Applications “G. Parenti” presented a seminar on

Combining counterfactual outcomes and ARIMA models for policy evaluation

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Seminar Fabio Corradi & Michela Baccini

11th OF February 2022, FROM 2.30-4 PM:

Fabio Corradi from the Department of Statistics, Computer Science, Applications “G. Parenti” of the University of Florence presented a seminar on

Learning the two parameters of the Poisson-Dirichlet distribution with a forensic application

Michela Baccini from the Department of Statistics, Computer Science, Applications “G. Parenti” presented a seminar on

Combining and comparing regional epidemic dynamics in Italy: Bayesian meta-analysis of compartmental models and model assessment via Global Sensitivity Analysis

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Seminar Lorenzo Seidenari & Francesco Calabrò 

28th of January 2022, from 2.30-4 pm:

Lorenzo Seidenari from the Department of Information Engineering of the University of Florence presented a seminar on

Predicting Multiple Future Trajectories for Safe Self-Driving Cars

Francesco Calabrò from the Department of Mathematics and Applications “Renato Caccioppoli” of the University of Naples “Federico II” presented a seminar on

The use of neural networks for the resolution of Partial Differential Equations

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Seminar Andrea Marino & Raffaele Guetto

10th of December 2021, from 2-3.30 pm:

Andrea Marino from the Department of Statistics, Computer Science, Applications “G. Parenti” presented a seminar on

Italy's lowest-low fertility in times of uncertainty

Raffaele Guetto from the Department of Statistics, Computer Science, Applications “G. Parenti” presented a seminar on

Approximating the Neighborhood Function of (Temporal) Graphs

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Seminar Giorgio Ricchiuti & Marco Bertini

26th of November 2021, from 2-3.30 pm:

Giorgio Ricchiuti from the Department of Economics and Management presented a seminar on

State Space Model to Detect Cycles in Heterogeneous Agents Models

Marco Bertini from the Department of Information Engineering presented a seminar on

High quality video experience using deep neural networks”

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Seminar Luigi Brugnano & Veronica Ballerini

12th of November 2021, from 2-3.30 pm:

Luigi Brugnano from the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science “Ulisse Dini” presented a seminar on

Recent advances in bibliometric indexes and their implementation

Veronica Ballerini from the Department of Statistics, Computer Science, Applications “G. Parenti” presented a seminar on

Fisher's Noncentral Hypergeometric Distribution for the Size Estimation of Unemployed Graduates in Italy

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Seminar Giulia Iorio & Massimo Fornasier

29th of October 2021, from 2-3.30 pm:

Giulia Iorio from the Department of Economics, School of Social Science of the City University of London presented a seminar on

Performance-based research funding: Evidence from the largest natural experiment worldwide

Massimo Fornasier from the Department of Mathematics of the Technical University of Munich presented a seminar on

Consensus-based optimization

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Seminar Leonardo Bargigli & Chiara Marzi

15th of October 2021, from 2-3.30 pm:

Leonardo Bargigli from the Department of Economics and Management, University of Florence presented a seminar on

Endogenous and Exogenous Volatility in the Foreign Exchange Market (with G. Cifarelli)”

Chiara Marzi from the Institute of Applied Physics ‘Nello Carrara’ (IFAC) – National Research Council (CNR) presented a seminar on

Artificial Intelligence in Neuroimaging”

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1st Edition D2 Seminar Series

 

Seminar Anna Gottard & Costanza Conti

2nd of July – FROM 2-3.30 PM

Anna Gottard from the Department of  Statistics, Computer Science, Applications “G. Parenti” presented  a seminar on

Circular data, conditional independence & graphical models”

Costanza Conti from the Department of Industrial Engineering presented a seminar on

Penalized hyperbolic-polynomial splines” (Joint work with: Rosanna Campagna, Universit`a degli Studi della Campania “L. Vanvitelli”)

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Seminar Enrico Ravera & Gherardo Chirici

18th of June 2021, from 2-3.30 pm

Enrico Ravera from the Magnetic Resonance Center (CERM) and Department of Chemistry presented a seminar on

“From algebra to biology: what does the math of ensemble averaging methods can tell us”

Gherardo Chirici from the research unit COPERNICUS Earth Observation and Spatial Analysis and the Department of Agriculture, Food, Environment, and Forestry presented a seminar on

“Big data from space. Recent Advances in Remote Sensing Technologies” 

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Seminar Cesare Bracco & Leonardo Boncinelli

4th of June 2021, from 2-3.30 pm

Cesare Bracco from the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science “Ulisse Dini”, University of Florence presented a seminar on

Scattered data: surface reconstruction and fault detection” (joint work with O. Davydov, C. Giannelli, D. Großmann, S. Imperatore, D. Mokriš, A. Sestini)

Leonardo Boncinelli from the Department of Economics and Management, University of Florence presented a seminar on

Game-based education promotes sustainable water use”

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Seminar Fabrizia Mealli & Andrew Bagdanov

21st of May 2021, from 2-3.30 pm:

Fabrizia Mealli from the Department of Statistics, Computer Science, Applications “G. Parenti” presented a seminar on

Assessing causality under interference”

Andrew Bagdanov from the Department of Information Engineering, University of Florence presented a seminar on

Lifelong Learning at the end of the (new) Early Years”

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