My PhD work is focused on data mining and scalable algorithm, with the final goal of improving state-of-the-art on event detection in social media. Social media has become a very used and useful tool for news coverage, providing sometimes more information than traditional media.

Finding Subgraphs with Maximum Total Density and Limited Overlap
WSDM 2015, Oana Denisa Balalau, Francesco Bonchi, T-H. Hubert Chan, Francesco Gullo, Mauro Sozio
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