Sentiment Analysis in Social and Expressive Media

By | December 15th, 2017|News|

With the diffusion of social media, sentiment analysis, sometimes called opinion mining, has become a more utilized tool for any organization wishing to  monitor how the public feels in regard to business, products, politics or anything discussed on the web. For the second seminar of the MADAS Series we have invited two academic experts in the field: Viviana [...]


By | December 7th, 2017|News|

MADAS inaugurates its Seminar Series (MSS) on Dec 14th, 2017 h.14-17 with a seminar on semantic tools for tex analysis. Guest lectures are three academic experts in NLP: Daniele Radicioni, Assitant Professor at the Department of Computer Science - University of Torino  and his team - Enrico Mensa and Davide Colla.

MSS – Madas Seminar Series

By | November 6th, 2017|News|

Starting December 2017 MADAS will launch the Madas Seminar Series - MMS, a calender of open seminars focused on different teorethical and empirical aspects of data science. Invited guest speakears include lecturers and professors at the University of Torino, but also internationals scholars in their fields. We will start on December 14th (h.14-17.30 at Collegio [...]


By | October 15th, 2017|News|

The inauguration ceremony will take place on Friday, November 3rd, 2017, at 5:30 PM in the new location of Collegio Carlo Alberto (Piazza Arbarello 8, Turin). The inauguration lecture will be delivered by Professor Elhanan Helpman. Full program here.


By | July 10th, 2017|News|

We are proud to announce the I cohort of MADAS graduates. The diploma ceremony has been held on June 30th at Collegio Carlo Alberto. Diplomas are presented by the President of the CCA, professor Pietro Terna and by the Director of the course, professor Magda Fontana. Best wishes to our students in their prospective [...]

Some thoughts on Big Data and academic research

By | November 11th, 2016|News|

Marco Guerzoni, founder of Despina - Big Data Lab of the Department of Economics and Statistics, and Matteo Ruggiero (Department of Economic and Social Sciences and Mathematical Statistics) in this interview talk about the importance of sharing the University research with institutions, politicians, enterprises, other educational institutions and research centers. They also explain which are [...]

CAPS – Paper submission – Deadline November 30th

By | October 27th, 2016|News|

CAPS 2017 is the first International Conference on Complexity-Based Analytics and Policies for Social Good. It is a cross-disciplinary conference for research where the tools of Complex Systems and/or Agent Based Modeling are used to examine a wide range of policies and procedures that promote, emphasize, contribute to, improve, or otherwise positively affect social good. [...]

The 28th Annual EAEPE Conference 2016. Industrialisation, socio-economic transformation and Institutions

By | October 27th, 2016|News|

MADAS Professors Magda Fontana and Paolo Racca will present their paper "Topic Modeling and historical thinking: a tale of uncertainty in economic thought" during the Session on Complexity and Evolutionary Economics at The 28th Annual EAEPE Conference 2016 that will take place in Manchester on 3-5 November 2016. Background to the 2016 Conference Theme [...]

L’Università di Torino verso il futuro. Ricerca, innovazione e formazione al tempo dei Big Data

By | October 19th, 2016|News|

8 novembre 2016 Collegio Carlo Alberto Sala Gialla, Via Real Collegio, 30, Moncalieri Lo sviluppo tumultuoso delle tecnologie digitali e l’affermarsi di Internet come mondo virtuale che diventa sempre più integrato alla quotidianità hanno esponenzialmente accresciuto la disponibilità d'informazione in tutti i campi del sapere umano. In questo contesto, la scienza dei dati (o data [...]

BIG DATA WEEK 2016 – 24-28 October, London

By | October 12th, 2016|News|

Big Data Week is the leading global platform of interconnected community events focusing on the social, political, technological impacts of data. It brings together a global community of data scientists, data technologies, data visualisers and data businesses spanning six major commercial, financial, social and technological sectors. The festival connects a number of global cities through [...]