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How to Protect User Rights Against an Algorithm

How to Protect User Rights Against an Algorithm

by Fabio Todesco

The right to know the motivation of a decision made by artificial intelligence is difficult to enforce. Europe therefore aims to strengthen the stance of users through procedural obligations on platforms, explains Oreste Pollicino  

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The Changing Customer Journey

The Changing Customer Journey

by Andrea Costa

Privacy rules, automated algorithms, and increasing opportunities for companies to track users both online and offline have a major impact on an already complex marketing ecosystem, Sara Valentini explains  

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Machines Get It Wrong: How to Avoid that Woman and Gay Are Mistaken as Bad Words

Machines Get It Wrong: How to Avoid that Woman and Gay Are Mistaken as Bad Words

by Fabio Todesco

Systems to automatically detect online hate can classify terms used to identify victims of homophobic or misogynistic attacks, such as gay or woman, as offensive. A new tool succeeds in mitigating the problem  

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How to Make Language Technologies More Inclusive

How to Make Language Technologies More Inclusive

by Fabio Todesco

Dirk Hovy suggests a fairer way for automatic translation systems to deal with modern pronouns and advocates technologies that adapt to the users, instead of the opposite  

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When Machines Learn Prejudices

When Machines Learn Prejudices

by Fabio Todesco

When called upon to complete neutral sentences, popular language models most often use hurtful words if the subject is a woman rather than a man, and even more so if the subject is LGBTQIA+  

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How Owners Shape Corporate Strategies

How Owners Shape Corporate Strategies

by Fabio Todesco

Bocconi and University of St. Gallen jointly organize a conference on the role of owners in the digital world, today and tomorrow  

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Fellowships for Scholars Affected by the War in Ukraine

Fellowships for Scholars Affected by the War in Ukraine

by Weiwei Chen

A call for up to three fellowships at the Bocconi Lab for European Studies for postdoctoral candidates of any nationality who are directly affected by the war  

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The Changing Role of Antitrust in the Digital Age

The Changing Role of Antitrust in the Digital Age

by Ruyue Li

IGIER Visiting Student Ruyue Li reports on the recent IGIER Policy Seminar with Massimo Motta (UPF), Steve Tadelis (Berkeley) And Antonio Butta' (Agcom)  

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How to Optimize Buyer Information

How to Optimize Buyer Information

by Laure Anique

IGIER visiting student Laure Anique reports on the recent IGIER Policy Seminar with Stephen Morris (MIT)  

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  • A New Life for a Major Social Science Research Project About Our Lives

    Francesco Billari is Italy's representative in a consortium monitoring longterm demographic trends, newly funded with a Horizon Europe grant  

  • Giacinto della Cananea Wins Accademia dei Lincei Prize

    President of the Republic Sergio Mattarella will attend the award ceremony  

  • Computer Science to Aid Oncology Research

    Francesca Buffa is among the coordinators of a research project on biomarkers in glioblastoma patients financed by Fondazione Celeghin  

  • The Academy of Management Honors Bocconi Research

    Franco Malerba and Stefano Breschi's paper on gender bias against women entrepreneurs wins a diversity award  

  • Artificial Intelligence to Help Breast Cancer Patients

    Oriana Ciani follows for Bocconi the Cinderella project for a greater involvement of patients in choosing surgical techniques that preserve their quality of life after surgery  

  • Filippo De Marco Wins the 9th SUERF/UniCredit Foundation Prize

    The prize was reserved for research papers on factors affecting postCOVID nonperforming loans  

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