• Explore
    the jungle of big data
    go discovering social data in an ethical way
  • A compass
    to find the way
    a network of universities, institutions and companies
    to study big data
  • Your boat
    in the ocean of big data
    The European Research Infrastructure on Social Data Mining
    where data are safe
 

SoBigData is the European Research Infrastructure for Big Data and Social Mining. For technical details see the EU Project Site.

 

ACCESS TO INFRASTRUCTURE


Do you want to start your big data journey?

VIRTUAL ACCESS

 Make your journey virtually by exploring data right from your home. Virtual Access will be available from October 2016.


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TRANSNATIONAL ACCESS

Take your luggage and come to SoBigData to explore data. Transnational Access will be available from October 2016.


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TRAINING


How to become a big data explorer.

 SoBigData Datathons bring together computer programmers, storytellers, graphic designers and statisticians.

SoBigData Summer Schools prepare the best PhDs in science and engineering to work as data scientists.

SoBigData Training Courses are tailored specifically for high-school students to promote the role of data scientists.

DISSEMINATION


Meet the big data explorers and take part in the SoBigData community.

 We organize SoBigData Conferences to tell the news about our researches.

 During SoBigData Workshops we work with reasearchers and industrial partners.

 We join other events around the world, to talk about us and to listen big data news.

 In this press section you can read magazine and journal articles talking about us.

 

VIS 2016

Start:
2016/10/23
End:
2016/10/28
Location:
Baltimore, MD
Link:
IEEE VIS 2016
Description:

We invite you to participate in IEEE Visual Analytics Science and Technology (VAST)IEEE Information Visualization (InfoVis)IEEE Scientific Visualization (SciVis), and art program, along with the growing array of symposia that share our week.  Bring your imagination, your data, your problems, your solutions, your research, insights, experience, and enthusiasm.

CIKM2016

Start:
2016/10/24
End:
2016/10/28
Location:
Indianapolis, IN
Link:
25th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management
Description:

CIKM is a top-tier ACM conference in the areas of information retrieval, knowledge management and databases. Since 1992, it has successfully brought together leading researchers and developers from the three communities, with the purpose of identifying challenging problems facing the development of advanced knowledge and information systems, and shaping future research directions through the publication of high quality, applied and theoretical research findings.

WISE2016

Start:
2016/11/07
End:
2016/11/10
Location:
Shanghai, China
Link:
17th International Conference on Web Information Systems Engineering
Description:

WISE has established itself as a solid community aiming at high quality research and offering the ground for advancing and progressing efforts in Web information systems addressed topics.

IMC 2016

Start:
2016/11/14
End:
2016/11/16
Location:
Santa Monica, CA
Link:
2016 Internet Measurement Conference
Description:

The 2016 Internet Measurement Conference (IMC) will bring together researchers in computer networks to consider the latest results in Internet measuement and analysis. The conference is sponsored jointly by ACM SIGCOMM and ACM SIGMETRICS. IMC 2016 is the 16th in a series of highly successful Internet Measurement Workshops and Conferences.

BIGDATA 2016

Start:
2016/12/05
End:
2016/12/08
Location:
Washington D.C.
Link:
2016 IEEE International Conference on Big Data
Description:

n recent years, "Big Data" has become a new ubiquitous term. Big Data is transforming science, engineering, medicine, healthcare, finance, business, and ultimately our society itself. The IEEE Big Data conference series started in 2013 has established itself as the top tier research conference in Big Data

COLING 2016

Start:
2016/12/11
End:
2016/12/16
Location:
Osaka, Japan
Link:
26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics
Description:

The International Committee on Computational Linguistics (ICCL) is pleased to announce the 26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING 2016), in Osaka, Japan, at the Osaka International Convention Center (OICC) (located in Nakanoshima in the center of Osaka).

ICDM2016

Start:
2016/12/12
End:
2016/12/16
Location:
Barcelona, Spain
Link:
IEEE International Conference on Data Mining
Description:

The IEEE International Conference on Data Mining series (ICDM) has established itself as the world’s premier research conference in data mining. It provides an international forum for presentation of original research results, as well as exchange and dissemination of innovative, practical development experiences.

DAPS2016

Start:
2016/12/12
End:
2016/12/12
Location:
Barcelona, Spain
Link:
Data mining for the Analysis of Performance and Success
Description:

The purpose of this workshop is to bring together researchers from a variety of areas, all working on the problem of analyzing and understanding the patterns of success, though from different angles. The aim is to discuss: 1) the recently developed machine learning and data mining techniques that can be leveraged to address challenges in analyzing performance and success, and 2) starting from challenges in analyzing performance and success, the practical research directions in the machine learning and data mining community.

Key Dates:

CSCW2017

Start:
2017/02/25
End:
2017/03/01
Location:
Portland, OR
Link:
Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing
Description:

CSCW is the premier venue for presenting research in the design and use of technologies that affect groups, organizations, communities, and networks. Bringing together top researchers and practitioners from academia and industry, CSCW explores the technical, social, material, and theoretical challenges of designing technology to support collaborative work and life activities. CSCW welcomes a diverse range of topics and research methodologies. Studies often involve the development and application of novel technologies and/or ethnographic studies that inform design practice or theory.

www2017

Start:
2017/04/03
End:
2017/04/07
Location:
Perth, Australia
Link:
2017 World Wide Web conference
Description:

The 26th International World Wide Web conference promises delegates a sustainable, relevant, innovative and memorable program and is the centerpiece of Perth's ‘Festival of the Web’: eight days of social events from dawn to dark, focusing on four themesthat address the significant challenges of our era and beyond.

ECSM2017

Start:
2017/07/03
End:
2017/07/04
Location:
Vilnius, Lithuania
Link:
4th European Conference on Social Media (ECSM2017)
Description:

Social media is being adopted and applied in almost every area of human activity, be it for personal applications, in education, for commercial applications or in the public sector. The rapid uptake of social media is related to many factors including its ease of use and adaptability to different devices. However, it also poses some challenges and problems that need to be addressed and discussed.

CONSORTIUM


Our expedition team: 12 research institutions from 7 countries (Italy, UK, Germany, Estonia, Finland, The Netherlands, and Switzerland).