Peer-Reviewed Scientific Publications

Zhu Sun and Jie Yang and Jie Zhang and Alessandro Bozzon (2017). Exploiting both Vertical and Horizontal Dimensions of Feature Hierarchy for Effective Recommendation. In Proceedings of the Thirty-First AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-17), pp. 189 — 195, San Francisco, CA, USA. AAAI.

Jie Yang and Zhu Sun and Alessandro Bozzon and Jie Zhang (2016). Learning Hierarchical Feature Influence for Recommendation by Recursive Regularization. In Proceedings of 10th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems. (RecSys 2016), pp. 51–58, Boston, MA, USA. ACM.

Deniz Iren, Cynthia C. S. Liem, Jie Yang, Alessandro Bozzon (2016). Using social media to reveal social and collective perspectives on music. In ACM Web Science Conference, WebSci ’16. ACM. 

Achilleas Psyllidis, Alessandro Bozzon, Stefano Bocconi, Christiaan Titos Bolivar (2015). A Platform for Urban Analytics and Semantic Data Integration in City Planning. In Springer Berlin Heidelberg (Eds.), Proceedings of the 16th Computer-Aided Architectural Design Futures Foundation Conference (CAAD Futures 2015), pp. 21 — 36. doi:

Achilleas Psyllidis, Alessandro Bozzon, Stefano Bocconi, Christiaan Titos Bolivar (2015). Harnessing Heterogeneous Social Data to Explore, Monitor, and Visualize Urban Dynamics. In Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Computers in Urban Planning and Urban Management (CUPUM 2015). 

Stefano Bocconi, Alessandro Bozzon, Achilleas Psyllidis, Christiaan Titos Bolivar, Geert-Jan Houben. Social Glass: A Platform for Urban Analytics and Decision-making Through Heterogeneous Social Data. Proceedings of the 24nd International Conference on World Wide Web (WWW ’15 Companion). International World Wide Web Conferences Steering Committee, Republic and Canton of Geneva, Switzerland, 175-178.  doi:

Marco Balduini, Alessandro Bozzon, Emanuele Della Valle, Yi Huang, Geert-Jan Houben (2014). Recommending Venues Using Continuous Predictive Social Media Analytics. IEEE Internet Computing 18(5):28-35. 

Marco Balduini, Stefano Bocconi, Alessandro Bozzon, Emanuele Della Valle, Yi Huang, Jasper Oosterman, Themis Palpanas, Mikalai Tsytsarau (2014). A Case Study of Active, Continuous and Predictive Social Media Analytics for Smart City. In Tope Omitola, John Breslin,Payam Barnaghi (Eds.), Proceedings of the Fifth Workshop on Semantics for Smarter Cities a Workshop at the 13th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2014), pp. 31-46, Riva del Garda, Italy. Online Proceedings for Scientific Workshops 1280, CEUR Workshop Proceedings ( 

A. Bozzon, C. Hauff, G.J. Houben (2014). cItyAM: Managing Big Urban Data for Analyzing and Modelling Cities. ERCIM News No. 98, Special issue: Future Cities and Smart Technologies.

PhD Dissertation

Achilleas Psyllidis (2016). Revisiting Urban Dynamics through Social Urban Data: Methods and tools for data integration, visualization, and exploratory analysis to understand the spatiotemporal dynamics of human activity in cities. PhD dissertation. A+BE | Architecture and the Built Environment, Delft. Doi:

Technical Reports

Alessandro Bozzon and Joske Houtkamp and Frank Kresin and Natasha De Sena and Mathijs M. de Weerdt (2015). From Needs to Knowledge: A reference framework for smart citizens initiatives. Technical Report, AMS: Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Science