BEST 2018 Conference Program

Thursday, 12 July 2018
09:00 – 09:30 [Registration]
09:30 – 09:45 [Opening speech]
Irena Vodenska and Yoshi Fujiwara
09:45 – 10:30 Invited talk: Insolvency proceedings in Greek legislation-civic insolvency
Invited Speaker: Katerina Manoli
10:30 – 11:00 [Coffee break]
11:00 – 11:20 Minimum Model of Japanese Production Networks
Hiromitsu Goto, Wataru Souma
11:20 – 11:40 Segmentation Phenomenon in Korean Manufacturing Industries
Duk Hee Lee and Changmin Jeong
11:40 – 12:00 Political Corruption and Corporate Cash Holdings
Seung Hun Han and Dongeook Seo
12:00 – 12:20 Macroscopic features of production network and sequential graph drawing
Yuji Fujita, Yoshi Fujiwara, Wataru Souma
12:20 – 12:40 A Possible Clue to the Mystery of the Excess Trade Balances
Hiroshi Iyetomi
12:40 – 14:00 [Lunch break]
14:00 – 14:20 Predicting student learning outcomes using online learning analytics
Jelena Mitic, Slobodanka Djenic, Ana Miletic, Vladimir Brusic
14:20 – 14:40 HLA epitope binding algorithms,  HLA peptidome, and T cell-based cancer vaccine design
Derin Keskin
14:40 – 15:00 A Study on Inpatient Management of Diabetes Patients in the United States
Yashvardhan Nanavati, Sambasiva Rao Gangineni, Lou Chitkushev, Guang Lan Zhang
15:00 – 15:20 Computational Solutions for Single Cell Transcriptomics: Turning Big Data into Knowledge
Razin A. Shaikh, Minjie Lyu, Nasser M. Mustafa, Vladimir Brusic
Friday, 13 July 2018
09:00 – 09:30 Introduction of ‘MUFG AI Studio (M-AIS)’
Invited Speaker: Motokiyo Hirayama
09:30 – 10:00 Social implementation of interfirm networks
Invited Speaker: Daisuke Ito
10:00 – 10:30 [Coffee break]
10:30 – 10:50 Data-Driven Modelling of Global Economy: Challenges and Opportunities
Dimitar Trajanov, Irena Vodenska, Ana Gjorgjevikj, Kostadin Mishev and Ljubomir Chitkusev
10:50 – 11:10 Missing Data Analyses of Open Finance Datasets
Ana Gjorgjevikj, Kostadin Mishev, Irena Vodenska, Ljubomir Chitkusev and Dimitar Trajanov
11:10 – 11:30 Scaling and Multiscaling Properties of Financial Time Series in Stock Market
Le Anh Quang, Nam Jung, Eun Sung Cho, Jae Hwan Choi, and Jae Woo Lee
11:30 – 11:50 Sentiment analysis in finance news based on open services
Kostadin Mishev, Ana Gjorgjevikj, Irena Vodenska, Ljubomir Chitkusev and Dimitar Trajanov
11:50 – 12:10 Application of deep learning to the sentiment analysis in economy
Wataru Souma, Irena Vodenska, Hideaki Aoyama, Hiroshi Iyetomi, Yoshi Fujiwara
12:10 – 13:10 [Lunch break]
16:00 – 21:00 [Social event]
Tour of the Historical City of Thessaloniki
21:00 – 23:00 [Gala Dinner]
ΚOUZINA by KIOUPIA Ladadika, Thessaloniki
Saturday, 14 July 2018
09:00 – 09:20 Impact of FED’s announcements on major financial market sectors
Irena Vodenska and Wenjing Cai
09:20 – 09:40 Network Visualization and Helmholtz-Hodge Decomposition – Some Exact Results
Hideaki Aoyama
09:40 – 10:00 Metcalfe’s Law and Money Flow of Bitcoin
Yoshi Fujiwara
10:00 – 11:00 [Panel] Big data in Economics, Science, and Technology: Future directions and opportunity for collaboration
Moderator: Hideaki Aoyama
11:00 – 18:00 [Social event]
Visit of the archeological site of Pella, the city of Edessa and the museum of Vergina