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Wednesday 8, 9:00 – 9:30. Virtual Room 1


Wednesday 8, 9:30 – 10:30. Virtual Room 1

The semicircular flow of the data economy
Pablo de Pedraza

Session 1a. Neural networks and machine learning

Wednesday 8, 11:00 – 12:00. Virtual Room 1
Chair: Sergio L. Toral

Comparative multivariate forecast performance for the G7 Stock Markets: VECM Models vs deep learning LSTM neural networks
Nuno Rafael Barbosa Ferreira, Diana Aldea Mendes, Vivaldo Manuel Pereira Mendes

Combining content analysis and neural networks to analyze discussion topics in online comments about organic food
Hannah Danner, Gerhard Hagerer, Florian Kasischke, Georg Groh

Interpretable Machine Learning – An Application Study Using the Munich Rent Index
Julia Brosig

Session 1b. Web scraping and web data (I)

Wednesday 8, 11:00 – 12:00. Virtual Room 2
Chair: María Olmedilla

Model degradation in web derived text-based models
Piet Daas, Jelmer Jansen

Extracting usual service prices from public contracts
Tomáš Bruckner, Filip Vencovský

Predicting SME’s default: some old facts and a new idea
Lisa Crosato, Josep Domenech, Caterina Liberati

Session 2a. Business

Wednesday 8, 12:00 – 13:20. Virtual Room 1
Chair: Hannah Danner

Setting Crunchbase for Data Science: Preprocessing, Data Integration and Feature Engineering
Francesco Ferrati, Moreno Muffatto

Big Data in Corporate Governance decision
Alfredo Juan Grau Grau, Inmaculada Bel Oms

Communicating Corporate Social Responsibility through Twitter: a topic model analysis on selected companies
Annamaria Bianchi, Camilla Salvatore, Silvia Biffignandi

Evaluating accredited mHealth applications. An exploratory study
Pilar Sancha, Ana Gessa, Amor Jiménez

Session 2b. Google Trends and Search Engine data

Wednesday 8, 12:00 – 13:20. Virtual Room 2
Chair: Julia Brosig

Google Trends Topic-Based Uncertainty: A Multi-National Approach
Florian Schütze

Donald Trump, investor attention and financial markets
Tapas Tanmaya Mohapatra, Prof. Dr. Monika Gehde-Trapp

Measuring and Forecasting Job-Search in Italy using Machine Learning
Carlo Drago, Gentian Hoxhalli

Internet searches as a leading indicator of house purchases in a subnational framework: the case of Spain
Concha Artola, Jorge Herrera De La Cruz

Session 3a. Official statistics

Wednesday 8, 14:45 – 15:45. Virtual Room 1
Chair: Jose L. Cervera

Question-Generating Datasets: Facilitating Data Transformation of Official Statistics for Broad Citizenry Decision-Making
Patricia Snell Herzog, Rahul Yadav, Davide Bolchini

New technologies and role of direct surveys in the production of Official Statistics
Loredana De Gaetano, Pasquale Papa

Data granularity in mid-year life table construction
Jose M Pavia, Natalia Salazar, Josep Lledo

Session 3b. Industry adoption

Wednesday 8, 14:45 – 15:45. Virtual Room 2
Chair: Ana Pont

A field study on the impacts of implementing concepts and elements of industry 4.0 in the biopharmaceutical sector
Felipe Silva, David Resende, Marlene Amorim, Monique Borges

User-defined Machine Learning Functions
Markus Herrmann, Marc Fiedler

Journalists as end-users: quality management principles applied to the design process of news automation
Laurence Dierickx

Session 4a. Web scraping and web data (II)

Wednesday 8, 16:30 – 18:00. Virtual Room 1
Chair: Concha Artola

Third Places and Art Spaces: Using Web Activity to Differentiate Cultural Dimensions of Entrepreneurship Across U.S. Regions
Timothy F. Slaper, Peter Lenz, Alyssa Bianco

Search in second Hand market : The case of mobile phone
Yeonju Baik

Political Polarization and Movie Ratings: Web Scraping The Brazilian Contemporary Scenario
Bruno De Oliveira Chagas, Ana Paula Moritz

Mining News Data for the Measurement and Prediction of Inflation Expectations
Diana Gabrielyan, Lenno Uusküla, Jaan Masso

Session 4b. Sports and culture

Wednesday 8, 16:30 – 18:00. Virtual Room 2
Chair: Nuno Rafael Barbosa Ferreira

Bridging internet and cultural heritage through a digital marketing funnel: An exploratory approach
Calin Veghes

Sample Size Sensitivity in Descriptive Baseball Statistics
John Kulas, Marlee Wanamaker, Diuky Padron-Marrero, Hui Xu

Investigating inefficiencies of bookmaker odds in football using machine learning
Benedikt Mangold, Johannes Stübinger

Session 5a. Transport and energy

Thursday 9, 9:00 – 10:30. Virtual Room 1
Chair: Caterina Liberati

Strategic Open Innovation model: mapping Iberdrola network
Naiara Pikatza, Izaskun Álvarez, Rosa María Río-Belver, Ernesto Cilleruelo

A method for determining the emergence level of transformer technologies for green energy applications
Gaizka Garechana, Rosa Río-Belver, Enara Zarrabeitia, Izaskun Álvarez-Meaza

An algorithm to fit conditional tail expectation regression models for vehicle excess speed in driving data
Albert Pitarque, Montserrat Guillen

Regression scores to identify risky drivers from braking pulses
Shuai Sun, Jun Bi, Montserrat Guillen, Ana Maria Pérez-Marín

Session 5b. Social media and social behavior

Thursday 9, 9:00 – 10:30. Virtual Room 2
Chair: Carmen Pérez Cabañero

Information balance between newspapers and social networks
Andrea Russo, Giovanni Giuffrida, Francesco Mazzeo Rinaldi

Proposal of a composite indicator for measuring social media presence in the wine market
Andrea Conchado Peiró, José Miguel Carot Sierra, Elena Vázquez Barrachina, Enrique Orduña Malea

eWOM in reward-based crowdfunding platforms: a behavioral approach
Pau Sendra Pons, Irene Comeig Ramírez

Citizens’ attention in Madrid City through the study of personalized records
Pilar Rey Del Castillo

Session 6a. Sentiment analysis (I)

Thursday 9, 11:00 – 12:00. Virtual Room 1
Chair: Shuai Sun

High order PLS path modeling to evaluate well-being merging traditional and big data: A longitudinal study
Elena Siletti, Francesca De Battisti

Sentiment Analysis of Twitter in Tourism Destinations
Carmen Perez Cabañero, Enrique Bigne, Carla Ruiz Mafe, Antonio Carlos Cuenca

Comparing Methods to Retrieve Tweets: a Sentiment Approach
Daniele Toninelli, Stephan Schlosser, Michela Cameletti

Session 6b. Consumer behavior

Thursday 9, 11:00 – 12:00. Virtual Room 2
Chair: Pau Sendra Pons

Causal discovery with Point of Sales data
Peter Gmeiner

Enhancing UX of analytics products with AI technology
Christo Mirchev, Jean Dr. Metz, Markus Herrmann

Identification of online reviews helpfulness using Neural Networks
Sergio L. Toral, María Olmedilla, Mª Del Rocío Martínez Torres

Poster Session

Thursday 9, 12:00 – 13:20. Several Rooms

Digital credit screening and gender bias: An online experiment
Federico Ramírez, Irene Comeig, Elena Sogo

Big Data for fighting crime in the city of Toronto
Michael Conyette

Political disinformation on social media and the risk to democracy
Gloria Marchetti

Introducing Dialogic Process Analysis in Natural Language Processing
Gian Piero Turchi, Luisa Orrù, Annalisa Trovò, Christian Moro, Nicolò Navarin

Social networks as a business research tool and a basis for building relationships with consumers in retail businesses in Latvia
Iveta Linina, Velga Vevere, Rosita Zvirgzdina

Regression Trees and the Measurement of Out-of-Sample Technical Efficiency
Miriam Esteve, Juan Aparicio, Jesús J. Rodríguez-Sala, Alejandro Rabasa

Smart Meters Data as a Source of Household and Farms Statistics
Marwa Elkabbany

A new perspective on net neutrality: investing in innovation
Irene Comeig Ramírez, Lucia Pinar García

UAE SDG Data Hub: A whole-of-society approach to achieve sustainable development
Christiaan Coetzee,Marwa Elkabbany,Reem Al Hammadi

What can latent dirichlet allocation topic modeling say about ecosystems?
Diego Mahecha, Catherine Beaudry, Fabiano Armellini, Carl-Éric Aubin

Automatic analysis of website changes to monitor firms’ economic activity
Joan Manuel Valenzuela, Ana Pont, Josep Domenech

Digital transformation as an analytical problem of knowledge
Rafal Maciag

Measuring Bitcoin Interest: An Interval-Based Composite Leading Indicator Approach
Carlo Drago

Session 7a. Sentiment analysis (II)

Thursday 9, 14:45 – 15:45. Virtual Room 1
Chair: Daniele Toninelli

Pruned Wasserstein Index Generation Model and wigpy Package
Fangzhou Xie

#immigrants project: the on-line perception of integration
Rosario D’Agata, Simona Gozzo

The epistemological impacts of big data on public opinion studies
Pedro Neris Caldas, Anderson Vinícius Romanini

Session 7b. Geospatial and mobile phone data

Thursday 9, 14:45 – 15:45. Virtual Room 2
Chair: Albert Pitarque

Extracting User Behavior at Electric Vehicle Charging Stations with Transformer Deep Learning Models
Omar Isaac Asensio, Daniel J Marchetto, Sooji Ha, Sameer Dharur

Digital footprint for tourism research
Eduardo Cebrián, Josep Domenech

Investigating the impacts of street environment on pre-owned housing price in Shanghai using street-level images
Waishan Qiu, Xiaojiang Li, Xiaokai Huang, Ziye Zhang, Wenjing Li