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M.Sc. thesis proposals for POLIMI students

We offer a number of M.Sc. thesis proposals for POLIMI students. If you’re interested in a specific topic, reach out to the thesis advisor.

Proposals from M. Brambilla

  • Explainable AI (XAI)
    • Explainability of CNNs
    • Explainability of tabular data
    • Human-in-the-loop Explainability
    • Gamified Data Collection for NLP Explainability Tasks
    • Gamified Approaches to Evaluate the Understandability of Explainations
  • Neuro-Simbolic AI
  • Data Science
    • Combining Big Data, Data Engineering, and Data Science (ML, dataviz, NLP) for:
      • Societal challenges
      • Socio-political settings
      • Economy, ethics
      • News and disinformation
  • Gamification
  • ChatGPT for Software Engineering and Modeling
    • Analyze the use, configuration, and features of ChatGPT
    • Understand the strength and weaknesses of when generating answers to software questions
    • Implement and analyze ChatGPT as generator of UML/IFML or BPMN models

Proposals from F. Pierri

  • Leveraging Large Language Models (chatGPT et al.) to detect and fact-check online misinformation
  • Detecting and modeling Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior on Meta platforms 
  • Investigating conspiracy theories on TikTok and YouTube
  • Investigate political targeted advertisement on Meta (Facebook, Instagram) platforms
  • Studying adolescents’ usage of social media through digital data donations

Proposals from A. Bernasconi

Theses – Anna Bernasconi ⇢
  • Analysis of convergent evolution in SARS-CoV-2 impacting anti-viral therapies
  • Warning system for viral genomic surveillance in public health contexts
  • A data-driven approach for storing and analyzing Causal Loop Diagrams
  • Extending and applying topic modeling with Multi-Label Topic Models
  • Building user interfaces for dynamic topic modeling visualization and exploration
  • User validation studies for domain-specific search systems
  • Design and implementation of a unifying FAIR repository for genomic tracks