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HistoGraph -- A Visualization Tool for Collaborative Analysis of Networks from Historical Social Multimedia Collections
Found in: 2014 18th International Conference on Information Visualisation (IV)
By Jasminko Novak,Isabel Micheel,Mark Melenhorst,Lars Wieneke,Marten During,Javier Garcia Moron,Chiara Pasini,Marco Tagliasacchi,Piero Fraternali
Issue Date:July 2014
pp. 241-250
This paper describes the design and development of histoGraph, an interactive tool for explorative visualization and collaborative investigation of historical social networks from multimedia collections. Developed in an interdisciplinary collaboration of c...
 
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,
 
Rich Internet Applications
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Piero Fraternali, Gustavo Rossi, Fernando Sánchez-Figueroa
Issue Date:May 2010
pp. 9-12
Modern Web solutions resemble desktop applications, enabling sophisticated user interactions, client-side processing, asynchronous communications, and multimedia. A pure HTTP/HTML architecture fails to support these required capabilities in several respect...
 
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...
 
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...
 
Identifying Cultural Markers for Web Application Design Targeted to a Multi-cultural Audience
Found in: Web Engineering, International Conference on
By Piero Fraternali, Massimo Tisi
Issue Date:July 2008
pp. 231-239
This paper addresses the problem of defining a Web design process suitable for the multi-cultural audience of a Web application in the globalization era. Traditional usability guidelines implicitly depend on the background of the audience, and may overlook...
 
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...
 
Conceptual Modelling of Web Applications, Workflows and Web Services
Found in: Web Information Systems Engineering, International Conference on
By Piero Fraternali
Issue Date:December 2003
pp. 373
Conceptual modelling has recently gained attention as a means for formalizing the development process of Web applications, opening the way to the benefits of software engineering also in the Web context. New applications demand the extension of hypertextua...
   
Conceptual-Level Log Analysis for the Evaluation of Web Application Quality
Found in: Web Congress, Latin American
By Piero Fraternali, Maristella Matera, Andrea Maurino
Issue Date:November 2003
pp. 46
So far, conceptual modeling of Web applications has been used primarily in the upper part of the life cycle, as a driver for system analysis. Little attention has been put on exploiting the conceptual models developed during analysis for application evalua...
 
Conceptual Modeling of Data-Intensive Web Applications
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Stefano Ceri, Piero Fraternali, Maristella Matera
Issue Date:July 2002
pp. 20-30
<p>Breaking Web applications into
 
Building a Database Design Laboratory on the Internet
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Stefano Ceri, Piero Fraternali, Stefano Gevinti, Stefano Paraboschi
Issue Date:September 1998
pp. 41-48
<p>Web Lab offers Internet access to a unique development environment for database applications. It disseminates research project results efficiently and also demonstrates the feasibility of selling development technologies as services rather than to...
 
Ordering and Selecting Production Rules for Constraint Maintenance: Complexity and Heuristic Solution
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering
By Piero Fraternali, Stefano Paraboschi
Issue Date:January 1997
pp. 173-178
<p><b>Abstract</b>—We present a technique for analyzing the run time behavior of <it>integrity constraints repair actions</it>, i.e., active database rules specifically designed to correct violations of database integrity. Whe...
 
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....
     
Top-k diversity queries over bounded regions
Found in: ACM Transactions on Database Systems (TODS)
By Davide Martinenghi, Eleonora Ciceri, Ilio Catallo, Marco Tagliasacchi, Piero Fraternali
Issue Date:June 2013
pp. 1-44
Top-k diversity queries over objects embedded in a low-dimensional vector space aim to retrieve the best k objects that are both relevant to given user's criteria and well distributed over a designated region. An interesting case is provided by spatial Web...
     
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...
     
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.
     
Automating function point analysis with model driven development
Found in: Proceedings of the 2006 conference of the Center for Advanced Studies on Collaborative research (CASCON '06)
By Aldo Bongio, Massimo Tisi, Piero Fraternali
Issue Date:October 2006
pp. 18-es
This paper describes a technique for automating the size estimation of software projects conducted using Model Driven Development methods. Specifically, an algorithm has been implemented for performing the function point count of a software project startin...
     
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...
     
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 ...
     
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...
     
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...
     
The IDEA Web lab
Found in: Proceedings of the 1998 ACM SIGMOD international conference on Management of data (SIGMOD '98)
By Piero Fraternali, Stefano Ceri, Stefano Paraboschi
Issue Date:June 1998
pp. 227-234
With the spreading of the World Wide Web as a uniform and ubiquitous interface to computer applications and information, novel opportunities are offered for introducing significant changes in all organizations and their processes. This demo presents the ID...
     
The Algres testbed of CHIMERA: an active object-oriented database system
Found in: Proceedings of the 1995 ACM SIGMOD international conference on Management of data (SIGMOD '95)
By Giuseppe Psaila, Piero Fraternali, Stefano Ceri, Stefano Paraboschi
Issue Date:May 1995
pp. 219-230
DataMine is a statistical database mining system with strong emphasis on interactiveness and nice graphical representation of information produced. It also supports an offline mode of discovery, and provides an extensive API which allows users to write "mi...
     
Computing graphical queries over XML data
Found in: ACM Transactions on Information Systems (TOIS)
By Ernesto Damiani, Piero Fraternali, Sara Comai
Issue Date:January 1992
pp. 371-430
The rapid evolution of XML from a mere data exchange format to a universal syntax for encoding domain-specific information raises the need for new query languages specifically conceived to address the characteristics of XML. Such languages should be able n...
     
Model-driven development of Web applications: the AutoWeb system
Found in: ACM Transactions on Information Systems (TOIS)
By Paolo Paolini, Piero Fraternali
Issue Date:January 1992
pp. 323-382
This paper describes a methodology for the development of WWW applications and a tool environment specifically tailored for the methodology. The methodology and the development environment are based upon models and techniques already used in the hypermedia...
     
Tools and approaches for developing data-intensive Web applications: a survey
Found in: ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR)
By Piero Fraternali
Issue Date:March 1988
pp. 227-263
The exponential growth and capillar diffusion of the Web are nurturing a novel generation of applications, characterized by a direct business-to-customer relationship. The development of such applications is a hybrid between traditional IS development and ...
     
A structured approach for the definition of the semantics of active databases
Found in: ACM Transactions on Database Systems (TODS)
By Letizia Tanca, Piero Fraternali
Issue Date:March 1988
pp. 414-471
Active DBMSs couple database technology with rule-based programming to achieve the capability of reaction to database (and possibly external) stimuli, called events. The reactive capabilities of active databases are useful for a wide spectrum of applicatio...
     
Automatic generation of production rules for integrity maintenance
Found in: ACM Transactions on Database Systems (TODS)
By Letizia Tanca, Piero Fraternali, Stefano Ceri, Stefano Paraboschi
Issue Date:March 1988
pp. 367-422
In this article we present an approach to integrity maintenance, consisting of automatically generating production rules for integrity enforcement. Constraints are expressed as particular formulas of Domain Relational Calculus; they are automatically trans...
     
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