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Save the date – CARMA 2023

The 5th International Conference on Advanced Research Methods and Analytics (CARMA 2023) will be held in Seville on 28 – 30 June, 2023.

Tentative dates:

Submission deadline: February, 2023
Author notification: April, 20203
Camera ready due: May, 2023

The call for papers will open on December!






Special Session on Big Data for Central Banks

We are pleased to announce that CARMA 2022 will host a special session on Big Data for Central Banks, organized by Juri Marcucci (Bank of Italy). It will include the following presentations:

An interpretable machine learning workflow with an application to economic forecasting
Andreas Joseph (Bank of England)

Identifying Financial Crises Using Machine Learning on Textual Data
Seung Jung Lee (Federal Reserve Board)

Opportunities and risks in the residential sector during a green transition: House prices, energy renovations and rising energy prices
Alessandro T. Martinello (Danmarks Nationalbank)

Central Bank Mandates and the Financial Cycle: through the Lens of Federal Reserve Speeches
Isaiah Hull (Sveriges Riksbank)

Textual analysis of a Twitter corpus during the COVID-19 pandemics
Juri Marcucci (Bank of Italy)




List of accepted papers

We are proud to announce the list of papers that the scientific committee selected for presentation in CARMA 2022.

Special Session on Official Statistics

Big Data and Official Statistics: Challenges and Applications at Statistics Netherlands
Piet Daas

The Web Intelligence Hub – A tool for integrating web data in Official Statistics
Fernando Reis

Suggested Framework for Big Data Analysis of Enterprise Websites. A Case Study for Web Intelligence Network
Jacek Maslankowski

Quality Guidelines for the Acquisition and Usage of Big Data with additional Insights on Web Data
Alex Kowarik

Exploration and experience with new web data sources. A Case Study for innovative tourism statistics
Galya Stateva, Marek Cierpiał-Wolan

Leveraging mobile network data to understand pandemic-era population human mobility
Aidan Condron

Full papers

A visual analysis of the literature on Internet neutrality
Klaudijo Klaser, Lucía Desamparados Pinar García

Data-driven digital models for planning and development of Smart Villages
Hemanta Doloi

Ethical Behavior and Legal Regulations in Artificial Intelligence
Thomas Hauer

The effects of the e-tailer’s reputation, the e-tailer’s familiarity, and the relevance of the e-tailer’s social media communication on impulse buying
Yosra Akrimi

Exploring Redditors’ Communication Style
Yilang Zhao

Unsupervised Learning for the Analysis and Detection of Fraud in the Insurance Industry
José A. Alvarez-Jareño, José Manuel Pavía

Google Trends Search Information Related to Breastfeeding in the U.S.
Richard A. Fabes, Denise Ann Bodman, Bethany Bustanmante Van Vleet, Carol L Martin

News versus Corporate Reputation: Measuring through Sentiment and financial analysis
Naiara Pikatza-Gorrotxategi, Rosa María Río-Belver, Izaskun Alvarez-Meaza, Enara Zarrabeitia-Bilbao

Cape Town road traffic accident analysis: Utilising supervised learning techniques and discussing their effectiveness
Sebnem Er, Christo Du Toit, Sulaiman Salau

Can unlisted firms benefit from market information? A data-driven approach
Alessandro Bitetto, Stefano Filomeni, Michele Modina

Analysis of Wellness Experiences in a Tourist Destination
Lourdes Cauzo-Bottala, Francisco Javier Quirós-Tomás, Myriam González-Limón, María Del Rocío Martínez-Torres

The effect on purchase intention of social media influencers’ recommendations
Miguel Gonzalez-Mohino, L. Javier Cabeza-Ramirez

What are Gen Z’s and Millennials’ opinions on Masculinity in Advertising: a Qualitative Research Study
Toms Kreicbergs, Deniss Ščeulovs

Influence of popularity on the transfer fees of football players
Pilar Malagón-Selma, Ana Debón, Josep Domenech

Social Desirability and the Willingness to Provide Social Media Accounts in Surveys. The Case of Environmental Attitudes.
Beate Klösch, Markus Hadler, Markus Reiter-Haas, Elisabeth Lex

Evaluation of the use of influencers for the development of consumer satisfaction in the Baltic consumer goods market
Iveta Linina, Velga Vevere, Rosita Zvirgzdina

Using Google Scholar Data as an alternative, open, data source to Web of Scholar, case of Polish Universities
Brett Thomas Buttliere

Collaborate for what: a structural topic model analysis on CDP data
Camilla Salvatore, Alice Madonna, Annamaria Bianchi, Albachiara Boffelli, Matteo Giacomo Maria Kalchschmidt

Text mining methods for innovation studies: limits and future perspectives
Pietro Cruciata

The Demand Side of Information Provision: Using Multivariate Time Series Clustering to construct an uncertainty proxy
Florian Schütze

Machine Learning and MADIT methodology for the fake news identification: the persuasion index
Gian Piero Turchi, Luisa Orrù, Christian Moro, Marco Cuccarini, Monia Paita, Marta Silvia Dalla Riva, Davide Bassi, Giovanni Da San Martino, Nicolò Navarin

Monitoring the survival of subscribers in a marketing mailing list
Andrea Marletta

Digital Ethnography Redux: Interpreting Drone Cultures and Microtargeting in an era of Digital Transformation
David Beesley, Gavin Mount

Applying NLP techniques to characterize what makes an online review trustworthy
María Olmedilla Fernández, José Carlos Romero, Rocío Martínez-Torres, Sergio Toral

Emergency Calls in the City of Vaughan (Canada) During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Spatiotemporal Analysis
Adriano O. Solis, Ali Asgary, Nawar Khan, Janithra Wimaladasa, Maryam S. Sabet

Implementing sentiment analysis to an open-ended questionnaire: Case study of digitalization in elderly care during COVID-19
Ida Toivanen, Venla Räsänen, Jari Lindroos, Tomi Oinas, Sakari Taipale

Changes in corporate websites and business activity: automatic classification of corporate webpages
Joan Manuel Valenzuela Rubilar, Josep Domenech, Ana Pont

Understanding the effects of Covid-19 on P2P hospitality: Comparative classification analysis for Airbnb-Barcelona.
Juan Pablo Argente Del Castillo Martínez, Isabel P. Albaladejo

Simulating the inconsistencies of Google Trends data
Eduardo Cebrián, Josep Domenech

Policy indicators from private online platforms
Jose Vila, Jose Luis Cervera-Ferri, Yolanda Gomez

Covid 19 and lodging places
Estefania Ruiz Martinez, Francisco Porras-Bernardez, Georg Gartner

Cracking the Code of Geo-Identifiers: Harnessing Data-Based Decision-Making for the Public Good
Patricia Snell Herzog

Toward an early detection of SME’s default with websites’ indicators
Josep Domenech, Lisa Crosato, Caterina Liberati

Automated Information Retrieval from the Bibliographic Metadata: A Way to Facilitate the Systematic Literature Review
Marie Vítová Dušková

Exploring Redditors’ Topics with Natural Language Processing
Yilang Zhao

Study of e-commerce trends based on customer characteristics in Latvia
Igors Babics, Rosita Zvirgzdiņa

Imperatives of scalable data-driven analytics
Markus Herrmann


Big data for public value: some open questions
Pietro Pavone

Investigating mechanisms for compensating for an inability to touch products: the role of brand and situational involvement
Lili Zheng, Michel Plaisent, Prosper Bernard

Report on Amazon´s Project Statistical evaluation on socio-economic variables across Germany
Sebastian De La Serna

Research projects on Industry 4.0, New Zealand agri-finance investment trends and Didactic content on Global Learning and fostering critical understanding towards data
Sebastian De La Serna

Research on the Construction of Agro-Ecological Park Under the Background of Smart Agriculture ——Take Zengcheng Chuangxian Smart Agriculture Model Park as an Example
Jian Chen, Haiyan Lv, Yingying Cai

Analyzing the Natural Language Processing technology field using Tech mining
Gaizka Garechana

Bibliometric analysis of Experimental Economics and progress of the research field
Myriam González-Limón, Asunción Rodríguez-Ramos, Cristina Maldonado

Abuse of Big Data in Online Gambling
Edward Bace

Evaluating E-Learning systems success to understand student’s performance during Covid Pandemic.
Eliseo Bustamante, Mónica Martínez-Gómez, César Berna-Escriche

A comparative study of Bitcoin’s Price fluctuations by Twitter sentiments
Sadia Bruce

Analysis of factors involved in the teaching-learning system in a state of emergency
Alba Lira Pérez Avellaneda, Diana Cueva, Mónica Martínez-Gómez

Refusing to be safe. The Social Network Communication of deniers.
Rosario D’Agata, Simona Gozzo

Topic modeling in court rulings
Juan Diego Cuenca Camacho

Automated real estate valuation disruption in the Smart Cities context
Andrea San José Cabrero, Gema Ramírez Pacheco

Special Session on Official Statistics

We are pleased to host in CARMA 2022 a special session on The Internet and Big Data in Official Statistics. It is organized by Aidan Condron, chair of the WISER group.

The session will include contributions from experts of Eurostat, CBS Netherlands, Statistics Poland, Statistics Austria, and the Central Statistics Office, Ireland.

More information about the session can be found here:

The Internet and Big Data in Official Statistics





Fabian Brasean confirmed as keynote speaker

We are glad to announce that Dr. Fabian Braesemann (Oxford Internet Institute and Saïd Business School) has confirmed his participation as keynote speaker in CARMA 2022 to talk about Social Data Science and the Digital Economy.

You will find all the information about his speech here.

We can’t wait for his talk!









CARMA 2022 website is coming soon

CARMA 2022 will be held on 29 June – 1 July 2022 in Valencia as a hybrid conference: face-to-face and virtual. Full paper submission deadline is 15 March 2022.

The conference organizing committee is so happy to see you again!

We are currently preparing the website for CARMA 2022. It will be ready soon 🙂