GIACS Conference on

"Data in Complex Systems"

Palermo, Italy, April 7-9 2008

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(updated 12 April 2008)

Monday 7 April 2008
08:30-08:45 Registration
08:45-09:00 Opening addresses
09:00-09:45 Jànos KérteszSearching peoples' digital footprints
09:45-10:30 Victor M. YakovenkoDistributions of money, income, and wealth: the social inequality data.

10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-11:45 Fredrik Liljeros - Experiences from extracting large data sets from public offices.
11:45-12:30 Massimo Marchiori – The good, the bad and the ugly: data, people and the law.
13:15-15:00 Lunch
15:00-15:45 Ulrich A. MüllerData cleaning in finance and insurance risk modeling.
15:45-16:30 Salvatore MiccichèDifferent levels of information in financial data: an overview of some widely investigated databases.
16:30-17:00 Coffee break
17:00-17:30 Silvio M. Duarte Queiros – On linear and non-linear dependency measures.
17:30-18:00 Carmen Costea Franchising complexity: how to profit from transcending the linear paradigm in education.
20:00-21:30 Dinner
Tuesday 8 April 2008
09:00-09:45 Doron LancetGeneCards tools for combinatorial annotation and dissemination of human genome information.
09:45-10:30 Pietro Liò – May I see your genome, please?
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-11:45 Madalena Damasio Costa – Measuring multiscale complexity in physiologic signals.
11:45-12:30 Stefano Monti – Cancer genomics: from integrative data analysis to targeted therapy.
12:30-13:15 Stephen EubankA data-driven epidemiological model.
13:15-15:00 Lunch
15:00-15:45 Serge Galam – Bottom up aggregated decision making from ground fragment fuzzy data.
15:45-16:30 Armando Bazzani Physics of the city: an exponential car mobility law.
16:30-17:00 Coffee break
17:00-17:45 Jukka-Pekka Onnela – Social networks: from data to modelling. Part 1 Part 2
17:45-19:00 Round table on: Data in complex systems research. Problems and opportunities in biological and social systems.
20:00-21:30 Dinner
Wednesday 9 April 2008
09:00-09:45 Yuval Shavitt – Measuring the Internet from hundreds of vantage points.
09:45-10:30 Anthony Brabazon – Exploring natural computation.
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-11:45 Gérard Weisbuch – Start-up venture capitalists investment networks.
11:45-12:30 Guido CaldarelliThe COSIN project, data in complex networks.
13:15-15:00 Lunch
15:00-16:30 Round table on: Planning of future activities on “Data in complex systems” to be performed within the GIACS coordination action.
16:30-17:00 Coffee break
17:00-17:30 Closing remarks
20:00-21:30 Dinner