Starting grant FIRB Futuro in Ricerca

December 2010 - July 2014
Advanced statistical and numerical methods for the analysis of high dimensional functional data in life sciences and engineering

FIRB SNAPLE Closing Workshop 15-16 May 2014, MOX, Politecnico di Milano


Starting grant funded by MIUR Ministero dell'Istruzione dell'Università e della Ricerca.
The project is among the 105 selected out of 3792 proposals in the various fields of sciences and humanities (success rate 2.7%).
Soon renamed SNAPLE: Statistical and Numerical methods for the Analysis of Problems in Life sciences and Engineering.
SNAPLE aims at providing a substantial contribution to the development of innovative techniques for the analysis of high-dimensional functional data, interfacing advanced statistical and numerical methods.

Project information

  • Duration: Dec. 2010 - Jul. 2014
  • Total cost: 327.000 euro
    MIUR funding: 264.900 euro

Research team

FIRB SNAPLE research products

  • More than 40 publications, including 19 papers in international journals (17 ISI journals), 5 chapters in scientific volumes, 17 peer-reviewed conference proceedings, 3 preprints in revision for ISI journals and 1 R-package. See publications.

  • More than 40 invited presentations in national and international conferences, universities and research centers.

  • Three workshops:
    - FIRB SNAPLE kickoff meeting, 2011/10/13, MOX, Politecnico di Milano
    - Second 1-day workshop FIRB SNAPLE, 2012/09/07, CRiSM, University of Warwick, UK
    - FIRB SNAPLE Closing Workshop, 2014/05/15-16, MOX, Politecnico di Milano

Open positions

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