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RAFFAELLA PICCARRETA

RAFFAELLA PICCARRETA
Docente Associato
Dipartimento di Scienze delle Decisioni

Insegnamenti a.a. 2017/2018

20354 DATA ANALYSIS - PREPARATORY COURSE
20486 FONDAMENTI DI BUSINESS ANALYTICS / PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS ANALYTICS
20570 DATA ANALYTICS AND VISUALIZATION
40329 ADVANCED DATA ANALYSIS 1

Insegnamenti a.a. precedenti


Note biografiche

Laureata in Discipline economiche e sociali presso l'Università Bocconi. Dottorato di ricerca in Statistica metodologica presso l'Università di Trento.


Curriculum Accademico

Presso l'Università Bocconi è stata docente per i corsi di Statistica, Calcolo automatico, Economia applicata, Statistica economica, Indagini campionarie, Metodi Statistici per l’Economia Applicata (CLEMIT, LS), Statistics for Ecoomics and Business (EMIT, LS), Data Analysis (PhD in Business Administration and Management, PhD in Statistics). E’ stata inoltre docente presso l'Università dell'Insubria (Facoltà di Economia) e l’Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (Facoltà di Scienze Politiche).
Ha svolto periodi di ricerca presso il CSSS (Center for Statistics and the Social Science), University of Washington, Seattle, USA, e presso la Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Faculty of Social Sciences, Dept. of Social Science Research Methods (Settembre-Dicembre 2007).

Ha collaborato come referee alle seguenti riviste: Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A, Statistics and Computing, Computational Statistics, Journal of Applied Statistics, Statistical Papers, Sociological Methods and Research, Statistics in Medicine, Sociological Methods, Statistical Methods and Applications, Advances in Life Course Research, Advances in Data Analysis and Classification, Journal of Statistical Software, Statistical Methods and Applications

È membro della Società Italiana di Statistica (SIS).

E’ affiliata al Centro 'Carlo F. Dondena' per la ricerca sulle dinamiche sociali e al BIDSA (Bocconi INstitute for Data Science and Analytics) 


Ha ottenuto il riconoscimento Indennità di eccellenza nella ricerca dell'Università Bocconi per il 2008, per il 2009, e per il 2013.


Aree di interesse scientifico

Analisi di dati multivariati. Analisi di dati categorici. Analisi delle sequenze (serie storiche qualitative). Alberi di segmentazione (nel caso di variabili ordinali). Analisi di matrici di dissimilarità. Algoritmi genetici. Reti neurali.


Pubblicazioni principali

Articoli su riviste scientifiche: 

  • Joint sequence analysis: association and clustering, (2017) Sociological Methods and Research, 46(2): 252-287
  • Transition to Parenthood and HIV Infection in Rural Zimbabwe (with E. Del Fava, C. A. S. Gregson, A. Melegaro), (2016), PLOS One, 11: e0163730- e0163731
  • The relationship between clinical instability and endurance tests, pain and disability in non-specific low back pain” (with C. Vanti, C. Conti, F. Faresin, and S. Ferrari), (2016). Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, 39(5):359-68
  • Implying sequences using scores. Some considerations (2015) Invited commentary to the paper “Like mother, like daughter? A dyadic sequence analysis approach to uncover patterns of mothers and daughters careers”, Sociological Methodology, 45: 76-81.
  • Clinical tests, pain and disability in subjects with lumbar SPL. A cross-sectional diagnostic test study (with Silvano Ferrari, Carla Vanti, and M. Monticone), Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, 2014, 37(9):647-659.
  • The Italian version of the Physical Therapy Patient  Questionnaire (PTPSQ-I(15). Psychometric properties in a sample of inpatients”  (with C. Vanti, P. Pillastrini , M. Monticone, D. Ceron, F. Bonetti, F.S. Violante, A. Guccione), BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:135
  • Parametric and Nonparametric Analysis of Life Courses: An Application to Family Formation Patterns (with Marco Bonetti and Gaia Salford) Demography, 2013, 50:881–902
  • Cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the Physical Therapy Outpatient Satisfaction Survey in an Italian musculoskeletal population (with C. Vanti, F. Bonetti, D. Ceron, F.S. Violante, A. Guccione, and P. Pillastrini), BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 2013, 14:125
  • Italian Version of the Physical Therapy Patient Satisfaction Questionnaire: Cross-Cultural Cross-Cultural Adaptation and Psychometric Properties (with C. Vanti, M. Monticone, D. Ceron, F. Bonetti, A. Guccione, and P. Pillastrini), Physical Therapy, 2013, 93:911-922.  
  • Mining for Association between life courses (with C. Elzinga), in Contemporary Issues in Exploratory Data Mining in the Behavioral Sciences (Quantitative Methodology Series), John McArdle and Gilbert Ritschard (Editors) Routledge (2013)  
  • Graphical and smoothing techniques for sequence analysis Sociological Methods & Research, 2012, 41(2) 362–380  
  • Faster Route to the CEO Suite: Nepotism or Managerial Proficiency? (with Carlo Salvato and Alessandro Minichilli), Family Business Review, 2012, 25(2) 206 –224  
  • Binary trees for dissimilarity data, Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 2010 54, pp. 1516-1524  
  • Exploring sequences: A graphical tool based upon Multidimensional Scaling (with Orna Lior), JRSS Series A, 2010, 173, pp. 165-184; 
  • Strings of Adulthood: A Sequence Analysis of Young Women’s Work-family Trajectories (with Arnstein Aassve e Francesco Billari), European Journal of Population, 2007, vol. 23, pp. 369-388;
  • Clustering Work and Family Trajectories using a Divisive Algorithm, (withFrancesco Billari), JRSS Series A, 2007, 170, pp. 1061-1078;
  • Classification Trees for Ordinal Variables, Computational Statistics, 2008, 23, pp. 407-427;
  • Analysing Demographic Life Courses through Sequence Analysis, (withFrancesco Billari), Mathematical Population Studies, 12, 2005, pp. 1-27;
  • Sequence Analysis of BHPS Life Courses Data, (withArnstein Aassve and Francesco Billari) in New Developments in Classification and Data Analysis, M. Vichi, P. Monari, S. Mignani, A. Montanari, eds., pp. 275-284, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg 2004;
  • Ordinal classification trees based on impurity measures, in Advances in Multivariate Data Analysis, Bock-Chiodi-Mineo, eds., pp. 39-51, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg 2004;
  • A New Measure of Nominal-Ordinal Association, Journal of Applied Statistics, 28(1), 2001, pp. 107-120;
  • Genetic Algorithms for the Analysis of Bayesian hierarchical partition models (with Claudio Borroni), Statist. Meth. Appl. 10, 2001, pp. 113-121;
  • ’Stable clusters’: a new approach for clustering binary variables, in Studies in Classification, Data Analysis and Knowledge Organization, S. Borra, R. Rocci, M. Vichi e M. Schader, eds., Springer, 2001, pp. 35-42;
  • Life Courses as Sequences: An Experiment in Clustering via Monothetic Divisive Algorithms (with Francesco Billari) in Studies in Classification, Data Analysis and Knowledge Organization, S. Borra, R. Rocci, M. Vichi e M. Schader, eds., 2001;
  • Genetic Algorithms for Optimal Grouping of Categories in Two-way contingency Tables, (with Claudio Borroni) Statistica Applicata, 12(4), 2000, pp. 435-444;
  • Sharp Bounds for the Maximum of the Goodman-Kruskal t Index in a class of I x J Tables with Given Rows and Columns Totals, Computational Statistics, 14(3), 1999, pp. 397-418.

Testi didattici: Statistica descrittiva: esercizi risolti e guida alla soluzione usando Excel (con M. Mezzetti), Milano, EGEA, 2002;"Appunti di inferenza statistica" (con P. Veronese), Milano, Spiegel, 2001; Note di statistica descrittiva (con L. Molteni), Milano, EGEA, 2000; Modello Lineare: Aspetti Metodologici e Applicazioni, Milano, Datanova, 1996; Introduzione alla logica di programmazione, Milano, Datanova, 1996.