Digital impact is pervasive.

Therefore, the Bliss’ research perimeter is not fixed once and for all, but it adapts to the research topics of our members.

Some major areas are listed below together with a sample of our fellows’ publications.

Ethical implication of data and AI

  • Scantamburlo, T., Cortés, A., Schacht, M., "Progressing Towards Responsible AI", 1st International Workshop on Evaluating Progress in Artificial Intelligence, European Conference in Artificial Intelligence - ECAI 2020
  • Cristianini, N., Scantamburlo, T. "On social machines for algorithmic regulation". AI & Soc (2019), doi: 10.1007/s00146-019-00917-8
  • Scantamburlo T., Charlesworth A. and Cristianini N. (2019).  "Machine decisions and human consequences". In K. Yeung & M. Lodge (eds) Algorithmic Regulation. Oxford: Oxford University Press (the draft accepted for publication is available on arXiv: 1811.06747)
  • Zicari, R. V.. (2018). "Big Data and Artificial Intelligence: Ethical and Societal Implications [PDF]". In Wolff, B. (Ed.), In Whither artificial intelligence? Debating the policy challenges of the upcoming transformation (pp. 68). Mercator Science-Policy Fellowship-Programme
  • Helbing, D., Frey, B. S., Gigerenzer, G., Hafen, E., Hagner, M., Hofstetter, Y., van den Hoven, J., Zicari, R. V., & Zwitter, A.. (2017). "Will Democracy Survive Big Data and Artificial Intelligence?". Scientific American (February 25, 2017)

Digital platforms and online communities

  • Lars Bo Jeppesen, Francesco Rullani and Nicolai Foss (2020). "How Context and Attention Shape Behaviors in Online Communities: a Modified Garbage Can Model", Industrial and Corporate Change, forthcoming
  • Nuccio, M., & Guerzoni, M. (2019). "Big data: Hell or heaven? Digital platforms and market power in the data-driven economy". Competition & Change, 23(3), 312-328, doi: 10.1177/1024529418816525
  • Paolo Giordani, Francesco Rullani and Lorenzo Zirulia (2018). "Endogenous Growth of Open Collaborative Innovation Communities", Industrial and Corporate Change, 27:4, 745–762
  • Lanzolla, G., Giudici, A. 2017. "Pioneering strategies in the digital world. Insights from the Axel Springer’s case". Business History, 59(5): 744-777
  • Nicolai Foss, Lars Frederiksen and Francesco Rullani (2016). "Problem-formulation and problem-solving in self-organized communities: how modes of communication shape project behaviors in the free open source software community". Strategic Management Journal, 37(13), 2589–2610

Social network and media

Consumer behaviour and decision making

  • Chiara Grosso and Cipriano Forza (2019). "Users’ social interaction needs while shopping via online sales configurators [PDF]". International Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management, Volume 10, Issue 2, June 2019
  • Knudsen, T., Marchiori, D., & Warglien, M. (2018). "Hierarchical decision-making produces persistent differences in learning performance". Scientific reports, 8(1), 1-12
  • Chiara Grosso, Cipriano Forza, Alessio Trentin (2017). "Supporting the social dimension of shopping for personalized products through online sales configurators". Journal of intelligent Information Systems, vol. 1, p. 9-35, ISSN: 0925-9902, doi:10.1007/s10844-016-0429-0
  • Sandrin Enrico, Alessio Trentin , Chiara Grosso, Cipriano Forza (2017). "Enhancing the consumer-perceived benefits of a mass-customized product through its online sales configurator: An empirical examination". Industrial Management & Data Systems, vol. 117, p. 1295-1315, ISSN: 0263-5577, doi: 10.1108/IMDS-05-2016-0185
  • Warglien, M., Gavetti, G. (2015). "A model of collective interpretation" in Organization Science, vol. 26(5), pp. 1263-1283 (ISSN 1047-7039)

Digital skills, competences & capabilities

Smart & sustainable mobility networks

Digital transformation and industry 4.0

Modeling and algorithms