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Celebrating Pride, Turing, and LGBTQ Presence in STEM Disciplines

Celebrating Pride, Turing, and LGBTQ Presence in STEM Disciplines

by Luca Trevisan, Full Professor of Computer Science

On the anniversary of the birth of Alan Turing, founder of computing AI pioneer, and persecuted as a gay man, some thoughts on how things have evolved, over the last several decades, for researchers in his fields  

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The Math of Stem Cells

The Math of Stem Cells

by Sirio Legramanti

Triggered by a challenging biological problem, Hugo Lavenant has developed innovative mathematical models for stem cell differentiation  

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Why Artificial Intelligence Won't Turn on Us

Why Artificial Intelligence Won't Turn on Us

by Fabio Todesco

Simply put: current AI is not about thinking machines and it's not intelligent in a human like sense, says Riccardo Zecchina in the latest episode of the Bocconi podcast  

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Synthesizing Big, Wide and Dirty Data to Predict Election Outcomes

Synthesizing Big, Wide and Dirty Data to Predict Election Outcomes

by Sirio Legramanti

An applied social science problem inspired Bocconi professor Omiros Papaspiliopoulos to investigate new scalable Bayesian computation strategies  

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Three New Professors Join Bocconi

Three New Professors Join Bocconi

by Fabio Todesco

Two full professors and an assistant professor have arrived to bolster the Bocconi faculty for the second semester of the academic year  

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Navigating Uncertainty: Why We Need Decision Theory During a Pandemic

Navigating Uncertainty: Why We Need Decision Theory During a Pandemic

by Sirio Legramanti

Massimo Marinacci, AXA Bocconi Chair in Risk, and Valentina Bosetti investigate how modern decision theory can assist policymakers in critical times such as the COVID19 crisis, in a paper coauthored by the Nobel laureate Lars Peter Hansen  

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Big Data as Gold. A Bocconi Professor Contributes to Faster Simulators

Big Data as Gold. A Bocconi Professor Contributes to Faster Simulators

by Sirio Legramanti

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  

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News

  • Finding the Perfect Number

    Francesco Grossetti has released a computer package capable of finding out the number of topics that best describes the content of corpuses of texts too large to be managed  

  • Fear of COVID, the Effectiveness of Non Pharmaceutical Interventions

    Colombe Ladreit analyzes the economic effects of lockdowns and distancing  

  • From Intelligence to AI and from Art to Artifice

    The fifth edition of ScienzaNuova, a seminar of research and experimentation on the fundamental concepts of modern sciences, returns to Merano  

  • Circular Businesses Risk Less and Reap Higher Returns

    Adherence to circular economy practices reduces by 12 times the default risk at one year from opening and leads to better risk adjusted returns, according to a white paper by Bocconi University, Ellen MacArthur Foundation and Intesa Sanpaolo, coordinated by Claudio Zara  

  • How to Support Victims of Extortion and Usury in a Moment of Crisis

    A study resulting from an agreement between the Commissioner for the coordination of anti racket and anti usury initiatives and Bocconi University evaluates the functioning of the Solidarity Fund, born from an idea of Giovanni Falcone  

  • Methods and Models for Deciding with Data

    Emanuele Borgonovo, through two research projects, aims to make models understandable and useful to managers  

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    Theory & Experiments Seminar Series

    Elizabeth Baldwin, Oxford University https://elizabeth-baldwin.me.uk/papers/equilibrium-existence-duality.pdf

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    Development Labor Political Economy - Joint with Collegio Carlo Alberto

    Jesse Shapiro (Brown University)

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    Development Labor Political Economy - Joint with Collegio Carlo Alberto

    Charles Angelucci (MIT Sloan)

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    Development Labor Political Economy

    Maria Petrova (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

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