ISMB at the International Workshop on Big Data Applications and Principles 2015

7 September 2015

On Tuesday the 8th of September, in conjunction with the 19th ADBIS Conference, the 2nd International Workshop on Big Data Applications and Principles (BigDap) will take place in Poitiers (France). During the workshop researchers and practitioners will share their experiences on designing and developing big data applications.

Antonio Attanasio, a researcher of Advanced Computing and Electromagnetics Area, is going to present the paper "Fast and effective decision support for crisis management by the analysis of people's reactions collected from Twitter", written together with Antonio Lotito, Francesco Ruà (Mobile Solutions) and Michele Osella (Innovation Development).
The contribution describes how real time data from social networks can be analyzed to detect hazards and to evaluate human behavior during a crisis. The article is focused on some of the activities performed within the European Snowball project.