Peer-Reviewed Scientific Publications


Psyllidis, Achilleas, Yang, Jie, & Bozzon, Alessandro. (2018). Regionalization of Social Interactions and Points-of-Interest Location Prediction with Geosocial Data. IEEE Access, Special Issue: Social Computing Applications for Smart Cities, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 34334—34353, doi: 10.1109/ACCESS.2018.2850062.

Shahin Sharifi Noorian, Achilleas Psyllidis, and Alessandro Bozzon (2018). A time-varying p-median model for location-allocation analysis. In Proceedings of the 21st AGILE Conference on Geo-Information Science, June 12–15, Lund, Sweden.

Andrea Mauri, Achilleas Psyllidis, and Alessandro Bozzon (2018). Social Smart Meter: Identifying Energy Consumption Behavior in User-Generated Content. In WWW ’18 Companion: The 2018 Web Conference Companion, April 23–27, 2018, Lyon, France. ACM, New York, NY, USA.

Achilleas Psyllidis and Hendra Hadhil Choiri (2018). A Convolutional Neural Network-based Model for Predicting the Perceived Attractiveness of Urban Places. American Association of Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting, New Orleans.


Pavel Kucherbaev, Alessandro Bozzon, Geert-Jan Houben (To Appear). Human Aided Bots. IEEE Internet Computing

Wenjie Pei*, Jie Yang*, Zhu Sun, Jie Zhang, Alessandro Bozzon, David Tax. Interacting Attention-Gated Recurrent Networks for Recommendation. ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2017), Singapore, November 6 – 10, 2017, ACM. (*: Equal Contribution.)

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, Zhu Sun, Alessandro Bozzon, Jie Zhang, Martha Larson. CitRec 2017: International Workshop on Recommender Systems for Citizens. ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys 2017), Como, Italy, August 27 – 31, 2017, ACM. 

Pavel Kucherbaev, Achilleas Psyllidis, and Alessandro Bozzon. Chatbots as Conversational Recommender Systems in Urban Contexts.  1st International Workshop on Recommender Systems for Citizens (CitRec 2017). Como, Italy, August 31, 2017, ACM.



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. 

Jie Yang, Claudia Hauff, Geert-Jan Houben and Christiaan Titos Bolivar. Diversity in Social Media Urban Analytics. International Conference on Web Engineering (ICWE 2016), Lugano, Switzerland, June 6 – 9, p. 335-353, 2016, Springer LNCS. 

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.  

Arkka Dhiratara, Jie Yang, Alessandro Bozzon and Geert-Jan Houben. Social Media Data Analytics for Tourism — A Preliminary Study. Knowledge Discovery on the Web (KDWeb 2016), Cagliari, Italy, September 08 – 10, 2016.



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 24th International Conference on World Wide Web (WWW ’15). 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. 

Book Reviews

Achilleas Psyllidis. (2018). Urban Analytics. International Journal of Geographical Information Science (IJGIS), vol. 32, no. 11, pp. 2334—2335. doi: 10.1080/13658816.2018.1508688

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