Search For:

Displaying 1-21 out of 21 total
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,
 
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...
 
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...
 
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...
 
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...
 
Recommending Venues to Visitors of City Scale Events by Continuous Predictive Social Media Analytics
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Marco Balduini,Alessandro Bozzon,Emanuele Della Valle,Yi Huang,Geert-Jan Houben
Issue Date:June 2014
pp. 1
This paper demonstrates how a novel Continuous Predictive Social Media Analytics system, CP-SMA, operates in real-time on social media streams and graphs to recommend venues to visitors of geo- and temporally-bounded city scale events. By making a unique c...
 
Moody closet: exploring intriguing new views on wardrobe recommendation
Found in: Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Gamification for Information Retrieval (GamifIR '14)
By Alessandro Bozzon, Bojana Dumeljic, Martha Larson
Issue Date:April 2014
pp. 61-62
This paper introduces Moody Closet, a mobile application for the management of a personal wardrobe with a personalized outfit recommender. To provide incentive for the users to add content and express their preferences, the system provides an easy and enjo...
     
On the application of game mechanics in information retrieval
Found in: Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Gamification for Information Retrieval (GamifIR '14)
By Alessandro Bozzon, Luca Galli, Piero Fraternali
Issue Date:April 2014
pp. 7-11
The exponential growth of digital generated content in the form of audio, video and complex data structures calls for novel methods and tools able to cope with the limitation of automated analysis techniques. Gamification, the process of using game design ...
     
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....
     
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...
     
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...
     
Second International Workshop on DATA Visualization and Integration on the Web (DATAVIEW'11)
Found in: Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Web APIs and Service Mashups (Mashups '11)
By Alessandro Bozzon, Moira Norrie, Sara Comai
Issue Date:September 2011
pp. 1-2
Welcome to the 2nd International Workshop on DATA Visualization and Integration on the Web (DATAVIEW'11), held in conjunction with the European Conference on Web Services (ECOWS'11), September 14-16, 2011 in Lugano, Switzerland. The goal of the DATAVIEW wo...
     
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...
     
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.
     
Lexical analysis for modeling web query reformulation
Found in: Proceedings of the 30th annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval (SIGIR '07)
By Alessandro Bozzon, Claudiu S. Firan, Paul - Alexandru Chirita, Wolfgang Nejdl
Issue Date:July 2007
pp. 739-740
Modeling Web query reformulation processes is still an unsolved problem. In this paper we argue that lexical analysis is highly beneficial for this purpose. We propose to use the variation in Query Clarity, as well as the Part-Of-Speech pattern transitions...
     
Conceptual modeling and code generation for rich internet applications
Found in: Proceedings of the 6th international conference on Web engineering (ICWE '06)
By Alessandro Bozzon, Giovanni Toffetti Carughi, Piero Fraternali, Sara Comai
Issue Date:July 2006
pp. 353-360
This paper addresses conceptual modeling and automaticcode generation for Rich Internet Applications, a variant ofWeb-based systems bridging desktop and thin-client Webinterfaces. We show how classical Web modeling conceptsare not enough to capture the spe...
     
Capturing RIA concepts in a web modeling language
Found in: Proceedings of the 15th international conference on World Wide Web (WWW '06)
By Alessandro Bozzon, Giovanni Toffetti Carughi, Piero Fraternali, Sara Comai
Issue Date:May 2006
pp. 907-908
This work addresses conceptual modeling and automatic code generation for Rich Internet Applications, a variant of Web-based systems bridging the gap between desktop and Web interfaces. The approach we propose is a first step towards a full integration of ...
     
 1