Big Data, Intelligenza Artificiale e Valutazione: cosa accade in Italia

Journal title RIV Rassegna Italiana di Valutazione
Author/s Francesco Mazzeo Rinaldi, Ornella Occhipinti
Publishing Year 2024 Issue 2023/85-86 Language Italian
Pages 23 P. 185-207 File size 270 KB
DOI 10.3280/RIV2023-085010
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In this article, we will address an aspect many have considered "exotic" in the evolving evaluation landscape. We are referring to the diverse world of Big Data (BD) and Artificial Intelligence (AI), which arguably repre-sent one of the significant innovations in the field of evaluation and will likely continue to grow and evolve in the decades to come. We will discuss three specific aspects: 1) the opportunities and main uses that BD and AI offer to evaluation; 2) the challenges and risks that evaluation research and practice are facing concerning the 'new' availabil-ity of data and analysis methods not classically referable to the world of evaluators; 3) The state of diffusion in Italy of BD and AI in evaluation research and practice.

Keywords: Big data; Artificial intelligence; Data Science; Bias; Evaluation.

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Francesco Mazzeo Rinaldi, Ornella Occhipinti, Big Data, Intelligenza Artificiale e Valutazione: cosa accade in Italia in "RIV Rassegna Italiana di Valutazione" 85-86/2023, pp 185-207, DOI: 10.3280/RIV2023-085010