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Textual and Content-Based Search in Repositories of Web Application Models
Found in: ACM Transactions on the Web (TWEB)
By Alessandro Bozzon, Bojana Bislimovska, Marco Brambilla, Piero Fraternali
Issue Date:March 2014
pp. 1-47
Model-driven engineering relies on collections of models, which are the primary artifacts for software development. To enable knowledge sharing and reuse, models need to be managed within repositories, where they can be retrieved upon users’ queries....
     
Fast Blending Scheme for Molecular Surface Representation
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics
By Julius Parulek,Andrea Brambilla
Issue Date:December 2013
pp. 2653-2662
Representation of molecular surfaces is a well established way to study the interaction of molecules. The state-of-theart molecular representation is the SES model, which provides a detailed surface visualization. Nevertheless, it is computationally expens...
 
Fast Blending Scheme for Molecular Surface Representation
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics
By Julius Parulek,Andrea Brambilla
Issue Date:December 2013
pp. 2653-2662
Representation of molecular surfaces is a well established way to study the interaction of molecules. The state-of-theart molecular representation is the SES model, which provides a detailed surface visualization. Nevertheless, it is computationally expens...
 
A bottom-up, knowledge-aware approach to integrating and querying web data services
Found in: ACM Transactions on the Web (TWEB)
By Marco Brambilla, Silvia Quarteroni, Stefano Ceri
Issue Date:October 2013
pp. 1-33
As a wealth of data services is becoming available on the Web, building and querying Web applications that effectively integrate their content is increasingly important. However, schema integration and ontology matching with the aim of registering data ser...
     
Choosing the right crowd: expert finding in social networks
Found in: Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT '13)
By Alessandro Bozzon, Giuliano Vesci, Marco Brambilla, Matteo Silvestri, Stefano Ceri
Issue Date:March 2013
pp. 637-648
Expert selection is an important aspect of many Web applications, e.g., when they aim at matching contents, tasks or advertisement based on user profiles, possibly retrieved from social networks. This paper focuses on selecting experts within the populatio...
     
Exploratory search upon semantically described web data sources
Found in: Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Semantic Search over the Web (SSW '12)
By Marco Brambilla
Issue Date:August 2012
pp. 1-4
Exploratory search applications upon structured Web content is becoming one of the main information seeking paradigms for users. This is mainly due to the move towards mobile and pervasive Web access and to the more and more tight intertwining between ever...
     
Web Data Management through Crowdsourcing Upon Social Networks
Found in: 2012 International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM 2012)
By M. Brambilla,A. Bozzon
Issue Date:August 2012
pp. 1123-1127
Retrieval and management of Web data is becoming a more and more complex problem, due to the amount of information to be dealt with, to the diversity of the information sources and of the data formats, and to the evolving expectations of users. In particul...
 
Biomarker Evaluation by Multiple Kernel Learning for Schizophrenia Detection
Found in: 2012 2nd International Workshop on Pattern Recognition in NeuroImaging (PRNI)
By Aydin Ulas,Umberto Castellani,Vittorio Murino,Marcella Bellani,Michele Tansella,Paolo Brambilla
Issue Date:July 2012
pp. 89-92
In this paper, we use the promising paradigm of Multiple Kernel Learning (MKL) to challenge the problem of biomarker evaluation for schizophrenia detection. We use eight different Regions of Interest (ROIs) extracted from Magnetic Resonance Images (MRIs). ...
 
Answering search queries with CrowdSearcher
Found in: Proceedings of the 21st international conference on World Wide Web (WWW '12)
By Alessandro Bozzon, Marco Brambilla, Stefano Ceri
Issue Date:April 2012
pp. 1009-1018
Web users are increasingly relying on social interaction to complete and validate the results of their search activities. While search systems are superior machines to get world-wide information, the opinions collected within friends and expert/local commu...
     
Diversification for multi-domain result sets
Found in: Proceedings of the 20th ACM international conference on Information and knowledge management (CIKM '11)
By Alessandro Bozzon, Marco Brambilla, Marco Tagliasacchi, Piero Fraternali
Issue Date:October 2011
pp. 1905-1908
Multi-domain search answers to queries spanning multiple entities, like "Find an affordable house in a city with low criminality index, good schools and medical services", by producing ranked sets of entity combinations that maximize relevance, measured by...
     
Query splitting techniques and search service recommendation for multi-domain natural language queries
Found in: Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Web APIs and Service Mashups (Mashups '11)
By Alessandro Bozzon, Marco Brambilla
Issue Date:September 2011
pp. 1-8
Current general purpose search engines are not able to address multi-domain queries, i.e., queries that span over several domains of interest. In this paper we address the general problem of natural language multi-domain search queries, seen as the first s...
     
A Framework for Integrating, Exploring, and Searching Location-Based Web Data
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Alessandro Bozzon,Marco Brambilla,Stefano Ceri,Silvia Quarteroni
Issue Date:November 2011
pp. 24-31
This article presents the adaptation of a general search computing framework for exploratory search over Web data as suggested by the specificity of location-based data services. The result is a conceptual model of geographic entities, the spatial function...
 
Search computing: multi-domain search on ranked data
Found in: Proceedings of the 2011 international conference on Management of data (SIGMOD '11)
By Alessandro Bozzon, Daniele Braga, Francesco Corcoglioniti, Marco Brambilla, Piero Fraternali, Salvatore Vadacca, Stefano Ceri
Issue Date:June 2011
pp. 1267-1270
We demonstrate the Search Computing framework for multi-domain queries upon ranked data collected from Web sources. Search Computing answers to queries like "Find a good Jazz concert close to a specified location, a good restaurant and a hotel at walking d...
     
Content-based search of model repositories with graph matching techniques
Found in: Proceeding of the 3rd international workshop on Search-driven development: users, infrastructure, tools, and evaluation (SUITE '11)
By Alessandro Bozzon, Bojana Bislimovska, Marco Brambilla, Piero Fraternali
Issue Date:May 2011
pp. 5-8
Modern software project repositories provide support for both source code and design models that describe in details the data structure, behavior, and components of an application. We propose a graph matching-based technique between software models to addr...
     
Exploratory search in multi-domain information spaces with liquid query
Found in: Proceedings of the 20th international conference companion on World wide web (WWW '11)
By Alessandro Bozzon, Marco Brambilla, Piero Fraternali, Salvatore Vadacca, Stefano Ceri
Issue Date:March 2011
pp. 189-192
Search Computing (SeCo) aims at building search applications that bridge the gap between general-purpose and vertical search engines. SeCo queries extract ranked information about several interconnected domains, such as "hotels", "restaurants" or "concerts...
     
Dissimilarity-Based Detection of Schizophrenia
Found in: Brain Decoding: Pattern Recognition Challenges in Neuroimaging, Workshop on
By A. Ulas, R.P.W. Duin, U. Castellani, M. Loog, M. Bicego, V. Murino, M. Bellani, S. Cerruti, M. Tansella, P. Brambilla
Issue Date:August 2010
pp. 32-35
We propose to approach the detection of patients affected by schizophrenia by means of dissimilarity-based classification techniques applied to brain magnetic resonance images. Instead of working with features directly, pairwise distances between expert de...
 
Agent Technologies for Space Applications: The DAFA Experience
Found in: Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology, IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on
By Francesco Amigoni, Andrea Brambilla, Michèle Lavagna, Rick Blake, Ian le Duc, Jonathan Page, Oliver Page, Sonia de la Rosa Steinz, Robin Steel, Quirien Wijnands
Issue Date:September 2010
pp. 483-489
The Distributed Agents For Autonomy (DAFA) study has been performed for ESA/ESTEC by SciSys UK Ltd, VEGA, and Politecnico di Milano in 2008-2009. The aim of DAFA study has been to examine the application of distributed agent technology to increase the over...
 
Search Computing: Managing Complex Search Queries
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Stefano Ceri, Adnan Abid, Mamoun Abu Helou, Davide Barbieri, Alessandro Bozzon, Daniele Braga, Marco Brambilla, Alessandro Campi, Francesco Corcoglioniti, Emanuele Della Valle, Davide Eynard, Piero Fraternali, Michael Grossniklaus, Davide Martinenghi, Stef
Issue Date:November 2010
pp. 14-22
Search computing focuses on building answers to complex search queries (for example,
 
An Incremental Approach to Functional Diagnosis
Found in: Defect and Fault-Tolerance in VLSI Systems, IEEE International Symposium on
By Luca Amati, Cristiana Bolchini, Laura Frigerio, Fabio Salice, William Eklow, Arnold Suvatne, Eugenio Brambilla, Federico Franzoso, Michele Martin
Issue Date:October 2009
pp. 392-400
This paper presents a methodology for an incremental approach to functional fault diagnosis of complex boards, used to identify candidate failing components based on the results of the executed tests, once a misbehavior has been detected but not localized....
 
Engineering search computing applications: vision and challenges
Found in: Proceedings of the 7th joint meeting of the European software engineering conference and the ACM SIGSOFT symposium on The foundations of software engineering on European software engineering conference and foundations of software engineering symposium (ESEC/FSE '09)
By Marco Brambilla, Stefano Ceri
Issue Date:August 2009
pp. 171-172
Search computing is a novel discipline whose goal is to answer complex, multi-domain queries. Such queries typically require combining in their results domain knowledge extracted from multiple Web resources; therefore, conventional crawling and indexing te...
     
Pharos: an audiovisual search platform
Found in: Proceedings of the 32nd international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval (SIGIR '09)
By Alessandro Bozzon, Cyril Laurier, Daniel Weinland, Eric Moore, Francesco Nucci, Gerhard Backfried, Marco Brambilla, Michel Plu, Olli Pihlajamaa, Patrick Aichroth, Piero Fraternali, Serge Zagorac, Stefan Debald, Vincenzo Croce, Wolfgang Neidl
Issue Date:July 2009
pp. 435-435
We introduce a generic engine for large-scale similarity search and demonstrate it on a set of 100 million Flickr images.
     
Model-Driven Engineering of Service Orchestrations
Found in: Services, IEEE Congress on
By Marco Brambilla, Matteo Dosmi, Piero Fraternali
Issue Date:July 2009
pp. 562-569
This paper presents a methodology for the Model Driven Engineering of complex, multi-actor business processes, mixing tasks executed by humans and by machines. The idea is to enrich business description languages with a few extra details on task assignment...
 
A Conceptual Modeling Approach to Business Service Mashup Development
Found in: Web Services, IEEE International Conference on
By Alessandro Bozzon, Marco Brambilla, Federico Michele Facca, Giovanni Toffetti Carughu
Issue Date:July 2009
pp. 751-758
Professional mashups that include complex choreographies, data mediation, and result publishing within Web pages are still affected by implementation and design practices that rely either on very simple models or on low-level scripting and programming skil...
 
An I-IP based approach for the monitoring of NBTI effects in SoCs
Found in: On-Line Testing Symposium, IEEE International
By C. Guardiani, A. Shibkov, A. Brambilla, G. Storti Gajani, D. Appello, F. Piazza, P. Bernardi
Issue Date:June 2009
pp. 15-20
In this paper we present a design for reliability methodology, with the goal of reducing the impact of transistor V<inf>TH</inf> degradation due for example to phenomena such as NBTI. It uses infrastructure IPs (I-IPs) featuring a self compensa...
 
Model-Driven Design of Audiovisual Indexing Processes for Search-Based Applications
Found in: Content-Based Multimedia Indexing, International Workshop on
By Piero Fraternali, Marco Brambilla, Alessandro Bozzon
Issue Date:June 2009
pp. 120-125
As the Web becomes a platform for multimedia content fruition, audiovisual search assumes a central role in providing users with the content most adequate to their information needs. A key issue for enabling audiovisual search is extracting indexable knowl...
 
Special Session: Multimedia Indexing for Content Based Search
Found in: Content-Based Multimedia Indexing, International Workshop on
By Marco Brambilla, Francesco Saverio Nucci
Issue Date:June 2009
pp. 113-114
No summary available.
 
Business Process-Based Conceptual Design of Rich Internet Applications
Found in: Web Engineering, International Conference on
By Marco Brambilla, Juan Carlos Preciado, Marino Linaje, Fernando Sanchez-Figueroa
Issue Date:July 2008
pp. 155-161
This paper presents a methodology and a mix of conceptual models for addressing design and development of Web applications supported by rich interfaces. For specifying the high level design of the user tasks, we exploit business process models. In particul...
 
MVC-Webflow: An AJAX Tool for Online Modeling of MVC-2 Web Applications
Found in: Web Engineering, International Conference on
By Marco Brambilla, Alessandro Origgi
Issue Date:July 2008
pp. 344-349
Modern Web applications are characterized by a high level of complexity and deal with huge amounts of data. When the application grows in complexity, manual code development is not suitable, because it lacks in efficiency, reuse, reliability, maintainabili...
 
Modeling Ontology-Driven Personalization of Web Contents
Found in: Web Engineering, International Conference on
By Marco Brambilla, Christina Tziviskou
Issue Date:July 2008
pp. 247-260
Personalization of contents accessed on the web can be improved by proper exploitation of user preferences and navigation behavior. Such profile information may be provided by metadata and should be managed through state-of-the-art web engineering methodol...
 
A cooperative approach for topology control in Wireless Sensor Networks: Experimental and simulation analysis
Found in: A World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks, International Symposium on
By Paolo Costa, Matteo Cesana, Stefano Brambilla, Luca Casartelli, Luca Pizziniaco
Issue Date:June 2008
pp. 1-10
The choice of the transmission power levels adopted in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) is critical to determine the performance of the network itself in terms of energy efficiency, connectivity and spatial reuse, since it has direct impact on the physical ...
 
Model-driven design and development of semantic Web service applications
Found in: ACM Transactions on Internet Technology (TOIT)
By Dario Cerizza, Emanuele Della Valle, Federico Michele Facca, Irene Celino, Marco Brambilla, Stefano Ceri
Issue Date:November 2007
pp. 3-es
This article proposes a model-driven methodology to design and develop semantic Web service applications and their components, described according to the emerging WSMO standard. In particular, we show that business processes and Web engineering models have...
     
WebML and Glue: An Integrated Discovery Approach for the SWS Challenge
Found in: Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology, International Conference on
By Marco Brambilla, Stefano Ceri, Federico Facca, Christina Tziviskou, Irene Celino, Dario Cerizza, Emanuele Della Valle, Andrea Turati
Issue Date:November 2007
pp. 148-151
In this paper we describe the improvements on our approach to the old discovery scenario of the SWS Challenge and our current solution for the new discovery and composition scenario. The mediation scenario is not included in this paper since there were no ...
 
Human Computer Interaction: Legibility and Contrast
Found in: Image Analysis and Processing, International Conference on
By Silvia Zuffi, Carla Brambilla, Giordano Beretta, Paolo Scala
Issue Date:September 2007
pp. 241-246
In human computer interaction readability of textual information is one of the foremost requirements for displays designed to provide visual information. In this context it is of main interest to identify the design attributes that influence readability, a...
 
Semantic personalization of web portal contents
Found in: Proceedings of the 16th international conference on World Wide Web (WWW '07)
By Christina Tziviskou, Marco Brambilla
Issue Date:May 2007
pp. 1245-1246
Enriching Web applications with personalized data is of major interest for facilitating the user access to the published contents, and therefore, for guaranteeing successful user navigation. We propose a conceptual model for extracting personalized recomme...
     
Extending WebML towards semantic web
Found in: Proceedings of the 16th international conference on World Wide Web (WWW '07)
By Federico Michele Facca, Marco Brambilla
Issue Date:May 2007
pp. 1235-1236
Available methodologies for developing Sematic Web applications do not fully exploit the whole potential deriving from interaction with ontological data sources. Here we introduce an extension of the WebML modeling framework to fulfill most of the design r...
     
Applying Web-based Networking Protocols and Software Architectures for providing adaptivity, personalization, and remotization features to Industrial Human Machine Interface Applications
Found in: Advanced Information Networking and Applications, International Conference on
By Alessandro Bozzon, Marco Brambilla, Piero Fraternali, Paolo Speroni, Giovanni Toffetti
Issue Date:May 2007
pp. 940-947
This paper proposes an innovative use of a mix of networking standards and software implementation technologies for the design of industrial Human Machine Interface (HMI) systems. We describe how well known technologies and practices can be transferred fro...
 
Process modeling in Web applications
Found in: ACM Transactions on Software Engineering and Methodology (TOSEM)
By Ioana Manolescu, Marco Brambilla, Piero Fraternali, Stefano Ceri
Issue Date:October 2006
pp. 360-409
While Web applications evolve towards ubiquitous, enterprise-wide or multienterprise information systems, they face new requirements, such as the capability of managing complex processes spanning multiple users and organizations, by interconnecting softwar...
     
Constraint tuning and management for web applications
Found in: Proceedings of the 6th international conference on Web engineering (ICWE '06)
By Jordi Cabot, Marco Brambilla
Issue Date:July 2006
pp. 345-352
Since the Web is becoming a platform for implementing complex B2C and B2B applications instead of simple content publishing sites, the need arises of imposing constraints on the navigation and on the managed information. Web conceptual modeling languages a...
     
Generation of WebML web application models from business process specifications
Found in: Proceedings of the 6th international conference on Web engineering (ICWE '06)
By Marco Brambilla
Issue Date:July 2006
pp. 85-86
This short paper aims at demonstrating the integration of workflow specifications with conceptual models for Web application design. In particular, we propose a visual editor of business process diagrams (according to the BPMN notation), which seamlessly i...
     
Model-driven design and deployment of service-enabled web applications
Found in: ACM Transactions on Internet Technology (TOIT)
By Ioana Manolescu, Marco Brambilla, Piero Fraternali, Sara Comai, Stefano Ceri
Issue Date:August 2005
pp. 439-479
Significant effort is currently invested in application integration, enabling business processes of different companies to interact and form complex multiparty processes. Web service standards, based on WSDL (Web Service Definition Language), have been ado...
     
Model-driven design of service-enabled web applications
Found in: Proceedings of the 2005 ACM SIGMOD international conference on Management of data (SIGMOD '05)
By Aldo Bongio, Marco Brambilla, Piero Fraternali, Roberto Acerbis, Stefano Ceri
Issue Date:June 2005
pp. 851-856
Significant efforts are currently invested in application integration to enable the interaction and composition of business processes of different companies, yielding complex; multi-party processes. Web service standards, based on WSDL, have been adopted a...
     
Exception handling in workflow-driven Web applications
Found in: Proceedings of the 14th international conference on World Wide Web (WWW '05)
By Christina Tziviskou, Marco Brambilla, Sara Comai, Stefano Ceri
Issue Date:May 2005
pp. 170-179
As the Web becomes a platform for implementing B2B applications, the need arises of Web conceptual models for describing Web oriented workflow applications implementing business processes. In this context, new problems about process correctness arise, due ...
     
Declarative specification of Web applications exploiting Web services and workflows
Found in: Proceedings of the 2004 ACM SIGMOD international conference on Management of data (SIGMOD '04)
By Ioana Manolescu, Marco Brambilla, Marco Dario, Piero Fraternali, Sara Comai, Stefano Ceri
Issue Date:June 2004
pp. 909-910
This demo presents an extension of a declarative language for specifying data-intensive Web applications. We demonstrate a scenario extracted from a real-life application, the Web portal of a computer manufacturer, including interactions with third-party s...
     
Managing Asynchronous Web Services Interactions
Found in: Web Services, IEEE International Conference on
By Marco Brambilla, Stefano Ceri, Mario Passamani, Alberto Riccio
Issue Date:June 2004
pp. 80
Asynchronous interactions are becoming more and more important in the implementation of complex B2B Web applications. This paper addresses correlation and coordination issues involved with asynchronous Web services, by studying different mechanisms and met...
 
High Speed FIR Filters for Digital Decimation
Found in: Integrated Circuit Design and System Design, Symposium on
By Marco Brambilla, Daniele Guidi, Valentino Liberali
Issue Date:October 1999
pp. 0124
This paper describes a multistage FIR decimation filter implemented with a multiplier-free architecture. The filter is designed to be used in \mathA/D converters in sub-micron CMOS technology. The proposed architecture aims at increasing the operation spee...
 
Multiresolution Wavelet Transform and Supervised Learning for Content-Based Image Retrieval
Found in: Multimedia Computing and Systems, International Conference on
By C. Brambilla, A. Della Ventura, I. Gagliardi, R. Schettini
Issue Date:June 1999
pp. 9183
We focus here on the definition of an effective strategy that allows the user to pose a visual query and retrieve a set of images from a database that satisfy his criteria of pictorial similarity without requiring any semantic expression of them. The strat...
 
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