BarCamp: Technology Foresight and Statistics for the Future

  • Laura Azzimonti
  • Marzia A. Cremona
  • Andrea Ghiglietti
  • Francesca IevaEmail author
  • Alessandra Menafoglio
  • Alessia Pini
  • Paolo Zanini
Part of the Contributions to Statistics book series (CONTRIB.STAT.)


Barcamp is quite a new event for the scientific and technological community. In full generality, it is an “unconference”, a meeting where everyone can contribute, presenting a topic and generating a discussion. In this paper, we propose the BarCamp as an innovative way of producing and communicating statistical knowledge, and we describe the experiment held at Politecnico di Milano, entitled “Technology Foresight and Statistics for the Future”.


Computational Statistics Statistical Knowledge Round Table Graphical Communication Curve Representation 
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BarCamp is one of the activities planned for celebrating the 150th anniversary of Politecnico di Milano. The authors wish to thank the organizers of S.Co. Conference and the Department of Mathematics of Politecnico di Milano.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Laura Azzimonti
    • 1
  • Marzia A. Cremona
    • 1
  • Andrea Ghiglietti
    • 1
  • Francesca Ieva
    • 2
    Email author
  • Alessandra Menafoglio
    • 1
  • Alessia Pini
    • 1
  • Paolo Zanini
    • 1
  1. 1.MOX – Modeling and Scientific Computing, Department of MathematicsPolitecnico di MilanoMilanoItaly
  2. 2.Department of Mathematics “Federigo Enriques”Università degli Studi di MilanoMilanoItaly

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