Advanced Topics

in Computer Science

Coordinator: Paolo Merialdo

News: see the Facebook group

First module (2018-2919): Prof. Eduardo Grampin (Universidad de la República de Uruguay)

March 4th - March 27th 2019

Monday - Wednesday 4.00pm - 6.00pm

Slides: intro, class1, class2, class3, class4, class 5, class 6

Textbooks: BGP in the data center, EVPN in the data center

Second module (2018-2919): Prof. Sihem Amer-Yahia CNRS, Univ. Grenoble Alpes

Title: Models and Algorithms on the Social Web: Recommender Systems, User Data Mining, Crowdsourcing

April 29th (4.00pm-7.00pm), 30th (2.00pm-4.00pm), - May 6th (4.00pm-7.00pm), 8th 4.00pm-6.00pm) 2019


Slides: Overview of Recommender Systems (day 1), Travel Itinerary Recommendation (day 1), User data mining (day2), CrowdData Sourcing (day3) , CrowdDataSourcing (day4)


Recommendation assignment (in Python), (in Scala),


Third module (2018-2919): Dr. Divesh Srivastava AT&T Research Labs (NJ)

Title: Big Data Integration

May 13rd, 15th, 27th, 29th 2019

Monday 4.00pm-7.00pm, Wednesday 4.00pm - 6.00pm

Slides: Big Data Integration

Fourth module (2018-2919): Dr. Peter Ossadnik Ab Initio (Lexington, MA)

Title: Modern Data Processing: challenges from the real world

May 20th, 22th, June 10rd, 12th 2019

Monday 4.00pm-7.00pm, Wednesday 4.00pm - 6.00pm

Fifth module (2018-2919): Prof. Julia Stoyanovich NYU (New York, NY)

Title: Responsible Data Science

June 3rd, 5th 2019

Monday 4.00pm-7.00pm, Wednesday 4.00pm - 6.00pm

Slides: Responsible Data Science Part 1: intro, algorithmic fairness, diversity, Part 2: transparency and interpretability