First Place at Rare Disease Hackaton

A team of PhD Students, postdoc researchers and young contract teachers of the Bioinformatics group (coordinated by Professors Monica Bianchini and Franco Scarselli) of the SAILab, won the 5th edition of Rare Disease Hackaton, part of the Forum Sistema Salute di Firenze. The team proposed a project named EMMA, Emotional Multi Modal Assistant, that uses […]

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Winners of soccer data challenge

First Place at SoBigData Soccer Data Challenge

Three of our PhD students Matteo Tiezzi, Dario Zanca, Andrea Zugarini, together with Alessandro Rossi, former PhD student of our lab as well, won the SoBigData Soccer Data Challenge, held in Pisa on October 12-13 during the Internet Festival 2018. The competition was open to people with a passion for data and soccer. For 30 […]

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Simone Marullo Awarded with Pietro Torasso Prize from AI*IA

Simone Marullo, currently student of Computer and Automation Engineering Master Degree at University of Siena, has been awarded with the “Pietro Torasso” prize from the Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence (AI*IA). Popularize Artificial intelligence 2018 – Pietro Torasso Prize was meant to remember Prof. Torasso by encouraging scientific outreach of AI techniques by students. The […]

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Best Student Paper Award at AI*IA 2018

Lisa Graziani, PhD Student of Universities of Florence and Siena, received best student paper award at AI*IA 2018 (International Conference of the Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence). The awarded paper is “The Role of Coherence in Facial Expression Recognition” written by Lisa Graziani, Stefano Melacci and Marco Gori. It will be presented during the conference, […]

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First Place at Hackathon Infinity

Three of our PhD students (Giuseppe Marra, Dario Zanca, and Andrea Zugarini, together with Giovanni Ciccone) won the Hackathon Mediaset Infinity, held in Rimini at Web Marketing Festival 2018. The goal of the challenge was to predict churn rate of users registered in infinitytv platform. Ten teams, composed of both students and professionals from Statistics […]

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