Girls and Gents,
I’m delighted to open this digital convention on Knowledge Science in Central Banking, collectively organized by Banca d’Italia and the Irving Fischer Committee of the Financial institution for Worldwide Settlements. I wish to welcome all of the members becoming a member of us right now from some sixty international locations.
For the final two years, we’ve lived by a dramatic interval because the COVID-19 pandemic has swept the globe. By no means earlier than as in these darkish days has Knowledge Science within the type of huge information and machine studying (ML) algorithms proved so useful within the conflict towards Coronavirus. The dearth of organic data on this virus has spurred the info science neighborhood to step up and contribute to the struggle towards COVID-19. Scientists from many alternative disciplines and public organizations have acknowledged the significance of knowledge analytics by open sourcing the virus genome and different datasets within the hope of a swift data-driven answer.
On this four-day convention we’ll endeavour to share amongst establishments and academia the most recent and most fascinating functions of Knowledge Science and machine studying to sharpen our analytical capability to deal with new and quickly evolving financial equilibria.