People

Daniela Paolotti

Senior Research Scientist

Fields of study:
Computational and Digital Epidemiology

Home page: danielapaolotti.squarespace.com

Project manager of the Italian web platform for Influenza-like Illness Surveillance: https://www.influweb.it/

Publications

Grippenet: A New Tool for the Monitoring, Risk-Factor and Vaccination Coverage Analysis of Influenza-Like Illness in Switzerland

A. Richard, L. Mueller, A. Wisniak, A. Thiabaud, T. Merle, D. Dietrich, D. Paolotti, E. Jeannot, A. Flahault
MDPI Vaccines - Vaccination and Public Health: Optimizing Vaccine Uptake through the Application of Social and Behavioral Science Theory, Principles, and Strategies 8/3 (2020)

Falling into the Echo Chamber: The Italian Vaccination Debate on Twitter

Proceedings of the Fourteenth International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media 14(1) (2020)

Towards a data-driven characterization of behavioral changes induced by the seasonal flu

N. Gozzi, D. Perrotta, D. Paolotti, N. Perra
PLOS Computational Biology 16(5): e1007879 (2020)

Reports of the Workshops Held at the 2019 International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media

D. Alburez-Gutierrez, E. Chandrasekharan, R. Chunara, S. Gil-Clavel, A. Hannak, R. Interdonato, K. Joseph, K. Kalimeri, M. M. Malik, K. Mayer, Y. Mejova, D. Paolotti, E. Zagheni
AI Magazine 40 (4) (2019)

Spatio-temporal Analysis of Flu-related Drugs Uptake in an Online Cohort in England

D. Perrotta, D. Paolotti, D. Delle Vedove, C. Obi, R. Pebody, R. Schifanella
Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Digital Public Health (2019)

Digital Health Innovation: From Proof of Concept to Public Value

D. Paolotti, U. Shah, M. Edelstein, O. L. Neto, P. Kostkova, C. Wood
Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Digital Public Health (2019)

Participatory Disease Surveillance Systems: Ethical Framework

L. D. Geneviève, A. Martani, T. Wangmo, D. Paolotti, C. Koppeschaar, C. Kjelsø, C. Guerrisi, M. Hirsch, O. Woolley-Meza, P. Lukowicz, A. Flahault, B. S. Elger
Journal of Medical Internet Research 21, 5 e12273 (2019)

Unsupervised extraction of epidemic syndromes from participatory influenza surveillance self-reported symptoms

K. Kalimeri, M. Delfino, C. Cattuto, D. Perrotta, V. Colizza, C. Guerrisi, C. Turbelin, J. Duggan, J. Edmunds, C. Obi, R. Peabody, A. Franco, Y. Moreno, S. Meloni, C. Koppeschaar, C. Kjelsø, R. Mexia, D. Paolotti
PLOS Computational Biology 15(4): e1006173 (2019)

Global flu view: a platform to connect crowdsourced disease surveillance around the world

A. W. Crawley, D. Paolotti, F. Dalton, J. S. Brownstein, M. Smolinski
International Journal of Infectious Diseases 79 (2019)

grippeNET App: Enhancing, Participatory Influenza Monitoring Through Mobile Phone Sensors

M. Hirsch, O. Woolley-Meza, D. Paolotti, A. Flahault, P. Lukowicz
Proceedings of UbiComp/ISWC’18 Adjunct (2018)

A Topological Data Analysis Approach to Influenza-Like-Illness

J. Costa, P. Skraba, D. Paolotti, R. Mexia
Proceedings of the ACM SIGKDD Workshop on Epidemiology meets Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery (epiDAMIK) (2018)

Self-Swabbing for Virological Confirmation of Influenza-Like Illness Among an Internet-Based Cohort in the UK During the 2014-2015 Flu Season: Pilot Study

C. Wenham, E. Gray, C. Keane, M. Donati, D. Paolotti, R. Pebody, E. Fragaszy, R. McKendry, J. Edmunds
J Med Internet Res 20,3 (2018)

Combining Participatory Influenza Surveillance with Modeling and Forecasting: Three Alternative Approaches

J. S. Brownstein, S. Chu, A. Marathe, M. V. Marathe, A. T. Nguyen, D. Paolotti, N. Perra, D. Perrotta, M. Santillana, S. Swarup, M. Tizzoni, A. Vespignani, A. K. Vullikanti, M. L. Wilson, Q. Zhang
JMIR Public Health and Surveillance 3, No 4 Oct-Dec (2017)

Influenzanet: Citizens Among 10 Countries Collaborating to Monitor Influenza in Europe

C. Koppeschaar, V. Colizza, C. Guerrisi, C. Turbelin, J. Duggan, J. Edmunds, C. Kjelsø, R. Mexia, Y. Moreno, S. Meloni, D. Paolotti, D. Perrotta, E. van Straten, A. O Franco
JMIR Public Health and Surveillance 3(3):e66 (2017)

Forecasting Seasonal Influenza Fusing Digital Indicators and a Mechanistic Disease Model

Q. Zhang, N. Perra, D. Perrotta, M. Tizzoni, D. Paolotti, A. Vespignani
Proceeding of the 26th International Conference on World Wide Web (WWW) (2017)

Using Participatory Web-based Surveillance Data to Improve Seasonal Influenza Forecasting in Italy

D. Perrotta, M. Tizzoni, D. Paolotti
Proceeding of the 26th International Conference on World Wide Web (WWW) (2017)

Participatory Syndromic Surveillance of Influenza in Europe

C. Guerrisi, C. Turbelin, T. Blanchon, T. Hanslik, I. Bonmarin, D. Levy-Bruhl, D. Perrotta, D. Paolotti, R. Smallenburg, C. Koppeschaar, A. O Franco, R. Mexia, J. Edmunds, R. Vasile, R. Pebody, E. van Straten, S. Meloni, Y. Moreno, J. Duggan, C. Kjelsø, V. Colizza
J Infect Dis. 214 (supp 4): S386-S392 (2016)

Supporting Epidemic Intelligence, Personalised and Public Health with advanced computational methods

J. Pita Costa, D. Paolotti, F. Fuart, P. Škraba, E. Belayeva, I. Novalija
Conference Paper : EM-Health Workshop-Zdravje Ljubljana (2015)

Social Data Mining and Seasonal Influenza Forecasts: The FluOutlook Platform

Q. Zhang, C. Gioannini, D. Paolotti, N. Perra, D. Perrotta, M. Quaggiotto, M. Tizzoni, A. Vespignani
Lecture Notes in Computer Science 9286 (2015)

Association between Recruitment Methods and Attrition in Internet-Based Studies

P. Bajardi, D. Paolotti, A. Vespignani, K. Eames, S. Funk, J. Edmunds, C. Turbelin, M. Debin, V. Colizza, R. Smallenburg, C. Koppeschaar, A. Franco, V. Faustino, A. Carnahan, M. Rehn, F. Merletti, J. Douwes, R. Firestone, L. Richiardi
PLoS ONE 9 (12) (2014)

The representativeness of a European multi-center network for influenza-like-illness participatory surveillance

P. Cantarelli, M. Debin, C. Turbelin, C. Poletto, T. Blanchon, A. Falchi, T. Hanslik, I. Bonmarin, D. Levy-Bruhl, A. Micheletti, D. Paolotti, A. Vespignani, J. Edmunds, K. Eames, R. Smallenburg, C. Koppeschaar, A. O Franco, V. Faustino, A. Carnahan, M. Rehn, V. Colizza
BMC Public Health 14 (2014)

Determinants of Follow-Up Participation in the Internet-Based European Influenza Surveillance Platform Influenzanet

P. Bajardi, A. Vespignani, S. Funk, K. Eames, J. Edmunds, C. Turbelin, M. Debin, V. Colizza, R. Smallenburg, C. Koppeschaar, A. Franco, V. Faustino, A. Carnahan, M. Rehn, D. Paolotti
J Med Internet Res 16, 3 (2014)

Web-based participatory surveillance of infectious diseases: the Influenzanet participatory surveillance experience

D. Paolotti, A. Carnahan, V. Colizza, K. Eames, J. Edmunds, G. Gomes, C. Koppeschaar, M. Rehn, R. Smallenburg, C. Turbelin, S. Van Noort, A. Vespignani
Clinical Microbiology and Infection 20 (2014)

On the usefulness of ontologies in epidemiology research and practice

J. Ferreira, D. Paolotti, F. M. Couto, M. J. Silva
The Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 10.1136/jech (2012)

Rapid assessment of influenza vaccine effectiveness: analysis of an internet-based cohort

K. Eames, E. Brooks-Pollock, D. Paolotti, M. Perosa, C. Gioannini, J. Edmunds
Epidemiology and Infection, Available on CJO 140(7) (2012)

Single aminoacidic mutations in meningococcal antigen fHbp have sizeable and predictable impact on its immunogenicity

D. Medini, A. Muzzi, D. Paolotti, D. Serruto, D. Brunelli, M. Comanducci, M. Guiliani, M. Scarselli, R. Rappouli, A. Covacci, M. Pizza
Proceedings of 17th International Pathogenic Neisseria Conference (2010)

Internet-based monitoring system for infuenza-like illness: H1N1 surveillance in Italy

D. Paolotti, C. Gioannini, V. Colizza, A. Vespignani
Proceedings of eHealth 2010 Casablanca 13-15 December 2010 (2010)

Estimate of Novel Influenza A/H1N1 cases in Mexico at the early stage of the pandemic with a spatially structured epidemic model

V. Colizza, A. Vespignani, N. Perra, C. Poletto, B. Gonçalves, H. Hu, D. Balcan, D. Paolotti, W. Van den Broeck, M. Tizzoni, P. Bajardi, J. J. Ramasco
Public Library of Science Currents: Influenza. RRN1129 (2009)

Seasonal transmission potential and activity peaks of the new influenza A(H1N1): a Monte Carlo likelihood analysis based on human mobility

D. Balcan, H. Hu, B. Gonçalves, P. Bajardi, C. Poletto, J. J. Ramasco, D. Paolotti, N. Perra, M. Tizzoni, W. Van den Broeck, V. Colizza, A. Vespignani
BMC Medicine 7:45 (2009)

Modeling the critical care demand and antibiotics resources needed during the Fall 2009 wave of influenza A(H1N1) pandemic

D. Balcan, V. Colizza, A. Singer, C. Chouaid, H. Hu, B. Gonçalves, P. Bajardi, C. Poletto, J. J. Ramasco, N. Perra, M. Tizzoni, D. Paolotti, W. Van den Broeck, A. Valleron, A. Vespignani
PLoS Curr.: Influenza 1133 (2009)

Modeling vaccination campaigns and the Fall/Winter 2009 activity of the new A(H1N1) influenza in the Northern Hemisphere

P. Bajardi, C. Poletto, D. Balcan, H. Hu, B. Gonçalves, J. J. Ramasco, D. Paolotti, N. Perra, M. Tizzoni, W. Van den Broeck, V. Colizza, A. Vespignani
Emerging Health Threats Journal 2:e11 (2009)