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Automatic Web Service Composition
Found in: Services Computing, IEEE International Conference on
By Giuseppe De Giacomo, Massimo Mecella
Issue Date:September 2006
pp. xxxviii
The tutorial aims at providing a deep comprehension of the Web Service Composition problem and automated techniques to tackle it. Web Service Composition is currently one of the most hyped and addressed issue in the Service Oriented Computing. Starting fro...
ACConv -- An Access Control Model for Conversational Web Services
Found in: ACM Transactions on the Web (TWEB)
By Elisa Bertino, Federica Paci, Federica Paci, Massimo Mecella, Massimo Mecella, Mourad Ouzzani, Mourad Ouzzani
Issue Date:July 2011
pp. 1-33
With organizations increasingly depending on Web services to build complex applications, security and privacy concerns including the protection of access control policies are becoming a serious issue. Ideally, service providers would like to make sure that...
Implementing and Running Data-Centric Dynamic Systems
Found in: 2013 IEEE 6th International Conference on Service-Oriented Computing and Applications (SOCA)
By Alessandro Russo,Massimo Mecella,Fabio Patrizi,Marco Montali
Issue Date:December 2013
pp. 225-232
Data- and artifact-centric business processes are gaining momentum due to their ability of explicitly capturing the interplay between the process control-flow and the manipulated data. In this paper, we rely on the framework of Data-Centric Dynamic Systems...
Mining Artful Processes from Knowledge Workers' Emails
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Claudio Di Ciccio,Massimo Mecella
Issue Date:September 2013
pp. 10-20
MailOfMine aims at automatically building a set of workflow models--which represent the artful processes behind knowledge workers' activities--on top of a collection of email messages. Such models formalize the unspecified agile processes that knowledge wo...
Visualization of Multidimensional Sensor Data in Industrial Engineering
Found in: 2013 17th International Conference on Information Visualisation
By Stephen Kimani,Mariano Leva,Massimo Mecella,Tiziana Catarci
Issue Date:July 2013
pp. 156-161
Sensors have become increasingly deployed in many areas, and especially in industrial engineering settings. Sensor data is however temporal, massive, and multidimensional in nature. Such characteristics make it difficult to render sensor data for visual an...
Mobile Process Management through Web Services
Found in: Services Computing, IEEE International Conference on
By Massimiliano de Leoni, Massimo Mecella
Issue Date:July 2010
pp. 378-385
Nowadays, process-aware information systems (PAISs) are widely used for the management of “administrative” processes characterized by clear and well-defined structures. Besides those scenarios, PAISs can be used also in mobile and pervasive scenarios, wher...
Smart Homes Infrastructures and Interactions (SHII 2009)
Found in: Enabling Technologies, IEEE International Workshops on
By Marco Aiello, Tiziana Catarci, Massimo Mecella
Issue Date:July 2009
pp. 234-235
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Verification of Access Control Requirements in Web Services Choreography
Found in: Services Computing, IEEE International Conference on
By Federica Paci, Mourad Ouzzani, Massimo Mecella
Issue Date:July 2008
pp. 5-12
Web services choreography is used to design peer-to-peer applications where each peer is potentially a Web service. It defines the required behavior of participating Web services along with their interactions through message exchanges. Implementing a compl...
Coordinating Mobile Actors in Pervasive and Mobile Scenarios: An AI-Based Approach
Found in: Enabling Technologies, IEEE International Workshops on
By Massimiliano de Leoni, Andrea Marrella, Massimo Mecella, Stefano Valentini, Sebastian Sardina
Issue Date:June 2008
pp. 82-87
Process Management Systems (PMSs) can be used not only in classical business scenarios, but also in highly dynamic and uncertain environments, for example, in supporting operators during Emergency Management for coordinating their activities. In such chall...
Mobile Ad Hoc Networks for Collaborative and Mission-Critical Mobile Scenarios: A Practical Study
Found in: Enabling Technologies, IEEE International Workshops on
By Gianluca Bertelli, Massimiliano de Leoni, Massimo Mecella, Justin Dean
Issue Date:June 2008
pp. 147-152
Nowadays Mobile Ad hoc NETworks (MANETs) are proposed in many collaborative and mobile scenarios. Despite the effort of the research community on algorithms and implementations mainly targeted to laptops, very few implementations exist for commercial PDAs ...
Adaptive Process Management. Issues and (Some) Solutions
Found in: Enabling Technologies, IEEE International Workshops on
By Massimo Mecella
Issue Date:June 2008
pp. 227-228
The paper describes the principal issues presented in an invited talk given at the ProGility 2008 Workshop in the context of WETICE 2008. We discuss adaptive process management, by providing an introduction and a possible classification scheme, we review r...
Pervasive Software Environments for Supporting Disaster Responses
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Tiziana Catarci, Massimiliano de Leoni, Andrea Marrella, Massimo Mecella, Berardino Salvatore, Guido Vetere, Schahram Dustdar, Lukasz Juszczyk, Atif Manzoor, Hong-Linh Truong
Issue Date:January 2008
pp. 26-37
In complex emergency scenarios, teams from various emergency-response organizations must collaborate. These teams include both first responders, such as police and fire departments, and those operators who coordinate the effort from operational centers. Th...
AutomaticWorkflows Composition of Mobile Services
Found in: Web Services, IEEE International Conference on
By Giuseppe De Giacomo, Massimiliano de Leoni, Massimo Mecella, Fabio Patrizi
Issue Date:July 2007
pp. 823-830
<p>Pervasive computing environments are nowadays more and more used as a supporting tool for cooperative workflows, e.g., in emergency management. A typical problem in these scenarios is the synthesis of workflows in presence of sets of services (hos...
A Bayesian Approach for Disconnection Management in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
Found in: Enabling Technologies, IEEE International Workshops on
By Massimiliano de Leoni, Massimo Mecella, Ruggero Russo
Issue Date:June 2007
pp. 62-67
Mobile Ad-hoc Networks are used in many scenarios (e.g., emergency management) for supporting collaborative work of operators. But this requires either (i) continuous connections, or at least (ii) the possibility to foresee that a device is going out to di...
ComposingWeb Services with Nondeterministic Behavior
Found in: Web Services, IEEE International Conference on
By Daniela Berardi, Giuseppe De Giacomo, Massimo Mecella, Diego Calvanese
Issue Date:September 2006
pp. 909-912
The promise of Web services is to enable the composition of new distributed applications/solutions: when no available service can satisfy a client request, (parts of) available services can be composed and orchestrated in order to satisfy such a request. S...
MOBIDIS: A Pervasive Architecture for Emergency Management
Found in: Enabling Technologies, IEEE International Workshops on
By Massimiliano de Leoni, Fabio De Rosa, Massimo Mecella
Issue Date:June 2006
pp. 107-112
Current mobile and pervasive technologies (e.g., PDAs, GPRS/UMTS and WiFI connections, etc.) enable the development of adaptive peer-to-peer software infrastructures for supporting collaborative work of human operators in emergency/disaster scenarios. In t...
WORKPAD: an Adaptive Peer-to-Peer Software Infrastructure for Supporting Collaborative Work of Human Operators in Emergency/Disaster Scenarios
Found in: Collaborative Technologies and Systems, International Symposium on
By Massimo Mecella, Michele Angelaccio, Alenka Krek, Tiziana Catarci, Berta Buttarazzi, Schahram Dustdar
Issue Date:May 2006
pp. 173-180
The system presented in the paper is the main result of an on-going European research project WORKPAD (IST- 2005-5-034749) that aims at building and developing an innovative software infrastructure (software,models, services, etc.) for supporting collabora...
Disconnection Prediction in Mobile Ad hoc Networks for Supporting Cooperative Work
Found in: IEEE Pervasive Computing
By Fabio De Rosa, Alessio Malizia, Massimo Mecella
Issue Date:July 2005
pp. 62-70
People who collaborate via mobile ad hoc networks (MANETS) in emergency situations would benefit from software support for their collaboration. Such a coordination layer typically requires continuous connections among devices (for example, for data and inf...
Mobile Adaptive Information Systems on MANET: What We Need as Basic Layer?
Found in: Web Information Systems Engineering Workshops, International Conference on
By Fabio De Rosa, Valeria Di Martino, Luca Paglione, Massimo Mecella
Issue Date:December 2003
pp. 260-268
In the last few years we have witnessed an increasing use of mobile devices in several areas, such as e-Commerce, e-Learning and e-Government. At present, there are several kinds of mobile devices, each one already equipped with the most current wireless t...
Integrating Autonomous Enterprise Systems through Dependable CORBA Objects
Found in: Autonomous Decentralized Systems, International Symposium on
By Carlo Marchetti, Antonino Virgillito, Massimo Mecella, Roberto Baldoni
Issue Date:March 2001
pp. 204
Integrating autonomous enterprise systems allows the cooperation among applications belonging to distinct systems. As an example, this problem shows up when integrating software services of large departments and organizations in e-Government initiatives. T...
Enabling Italian E-Government through a Cooperative Architecture
Found in: Computer
By Massimo Mecella, Carlo Batini
Issue Date:February 2001
pp. 40-45
<p>In 1993, the Italian government created the Authority for Information Technology in the Public Administration to promote innovation by defining the criteria for implementing and managing the Italian Public Administration's information systems. Its...
An Interoperable Replication Logic for CORBA Systems
Found in: Distributed Objects and Applications, International Symposium on
By Carlo Marchetti, Massimo Mecella, Antonino Virgillito, Roberto Baldoni
Issue Date:September 2000
pp. 7
The Replication Logic is a set of protocols, mechanisms and services that allow a CORBA system to handle object replication. In this paper we present a specific implementation of a Replication Logic, namely Interoperable Replication Logic (IRL), which exhi...
User profiling and micro-accounting for smart energy management
Found in: Proceedings of the 11th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (SenSys '13)
By Mario Caruso, Roberto Baldoni, Adriano Cerocchi, Leonardo Querzoni, Massimo Mecella
Issue Date:November 2013
pp. 1-2
Energy management, and in particular its efficient optimization, is one of the hot trends in the current days, both at the enterprise level (optimization of whole corporate/government buildings) and single-citizens' homes. Energy efficiency is generally fu...
Synthesizing daily life logs through gaming and simulation
Found in: Proceedings of the 2013 ACM conference on Pervasive and ubiquitous computing adjunct publication (UbiComp '13 Adjunct)
By Çağri Ilban, Francesco Leotta, Mario Caruso, Massimo Mecella, Stavros Vassos
Issue Date:September 2013
pp. 451-460
In the recent years there has been a growing interest in the design and implementation of smart homes, and smart buildings in general. The evaluation of approaches in this area typically requires massive datasets of measurements from deployed sensors in re...
Pericles: a performance evaluation platform for indoor localization systems
Found in: Proceedings of the 3rd ACM SIGSPATIAL International Workshop on Indoor Spatial Awareness (ISA '11)
By Fabio Aloise, Francesco Leotta, Massimo Mecella
Issue Date:November 2011
pp. 23-30
People Localization and Tracking (PLT) systems are in charge of providing information about mobile agents to components providing higher level services. This low level knowledge usually consists of the dynamic position (or more generally the dynamic pose) ...
Design and evaluation of a system for mesh-based P2P live video streaming
Found in: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Advances in Mobile Computing and Multimedia (MoMM '08)
By Federico Covino, Massimo Mecella
Issue Date:November 2008
pp. 1-21
This paper introduces StreamComplete, a new architecture and prototype system for mesh-based P2P live video streaming; it realizes a new concept of overlay network's management as well as merges the best practices of treeand mesh-based approaches. StreamCo...
Emulating mobile ad-hoc networks of hand-held devices: the OCTOPUS virtual environment
Found in: Proceedings of the 1st international workshop on System evaluation for mobile platforms (MobiEval '07)
By Fabio D'Aprano, Massimiliano de Leoni, Massimo Mecella
Issue Date:June 2007
pp. 35-40
Nowadays, Mobile Ad-hoc NETworks (manet are investigated and adopted in many application scenarios, such as emergency management. Unfortunately, testing and validating complex systems developed on top of manet is still a difficult and error-prone task, due...
Automatic web services composition in trustaware communities
Found in: Proceedings of the 3rd ACM workshop on Secure web services (SWS '06)
By Fahima Cheikh, Giuseppe De Giacomo, Massimo Mecella
Issue Date:November 2006
pp. 43-52
The promise ofWeb Service Computing is to utilizeWeb services as fundamental elements for realizing distributed applications/solutions. In particular, when no available service can satisfy client request, (parts of) available services can be composed and o...
Access control enforcement for conversation-based web services
Found in: Proceedings of the 15th international conference on World Wide Web (WWW '06)
By Elisa Bertino, Federica Paci, Massimo Mecella, Mourad Ouzzani
Issue Date:May 2006
pp. 257-266
Service Oriented Computing is emerging as the main approach to build distributed enterprise applications on the Web. The widespread use of Web services is hindered by the lack of adequate security and privacy support. In this paper, we present a novel fram...
Synthesis of underspecified composite e-services based on automated reasoning
Found in: Proceedings of the 2nd international conference on Service oriented computing (ICSOC '04)
By Daniela Berardi, Diego Calvanese, Giuseppe De Giacomo, Massimo Mecella, Maurizio Lenzerini
Issue Date:November 2004
pp. 105-114
In this paper we study automatic composition synthesis of <i>e</i>-Services, based on automated reasoning. We represent the behavior of an <i>e</i>-Service in terms of a deterministic transition syst (or a finite state machine), in which fo...