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).

17th Seminar -D2 Seminar Series

17TH SEMINAR – 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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16th Seminar -D2 Seminar Series

16TH SEMINAR – 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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15th Seminar -D2 Seminar Series

15TH SEMINAR – 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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14th Seminar -D2 Seminar Series

14TH SEMINAR – 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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13th Seminar -D2 Seminar Series

13TH SEMINAR – 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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12th Seminar -D2 Seminar Series

12TH SEMINAR – 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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11th Seminar -D2 Seminar Series

11TH SEMINAR – 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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10th Seminar -D2 Seminar Series

10th Seminar – 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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9th Seminar -D2 Seminar Series

9th Seminar – 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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8th Seminar -D2 Seminar Series

8th Seminar – 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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7th Seminar -D2 Seminar Series

7th Seminar – 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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6th Seminar -D2 Seminar Series

6th Seminar – 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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5th Seminar -D2 Seminar Series

5th Seminar – 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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4th Seminar -D2 Seminar Series

4th Seminar – 2nd of July 2021, 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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3rd Seminar -D2 Seminar Series

3rd Seminar – 18th of June 2021, from 2-3.30 pm

Enrico Ravera from the Magnetic Resonance Center (CERM) and Department of Chemistry presentd 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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2nd Seminar -D2 Seminar Series

2nd Seminar – 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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1st Seminar -D2 Seminar Series

1st Seminar – 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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