Giovanni is a Data Scientist at The Alan Turing Institute. He did his PhD in Technology Management at the Digital Humanities Laboratory of the EPFL in Lausanne, working on methods for text mining and citation analysis of scholarly publications.
He was for two years the operations manager of the Venice Time Machine, a large-scale digitisation and indexation project based at the Archives of Venice, and is cofounder of Odoma, a start-up offering customised machine learning techniques in the cultural heritage domain.
Giovanni is interested in how data science can contribute to the scientific endeavour, and to society at large. He is particularly passionate about the humanities and the study of the past through an interplay of quantitative and qualitative methods.
Talks I've Given
AI for Cultural Heritage: the Venice Time Machine and beyond
Featuring Giovanni Colavizza
In recent years digital approaches to the humanities are rapidly changing research and communication practices.venice time-machine data-science ai cultural-heritage digital-humanities