SWAP - Semantic Web Access and Personalization Research Group

Marco de Gemmis

Assistant Professor

University of Bari Aldo Moro
Department of Computer Science
Via E.Orabona, 4 - I70126 BARI, Italy
Room 761, 7th Floor

Phone: +39 080 5443283
e-mail: marco.degemmis[_AT_]uniba.it (sostituire [_AT_] con chiocciola






Research Interests and Activities | Publications | Courses





Main Research Interests

Intelligent Information Access

  • Recommender Systems
  • Information Filtering
  • Hybrid Recommendation Strategies
  • Machine Learning Techniques for Recommender Systems

Personalization

  • User Modeling and Profiling
  • Semantic Web Personalization

Information Retrieval

  • Natural Language Processing techniques
  • Personalized Retrieval

Semantic Web

  • Knowledge Representation
  • Ontologies



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Member of the Program Committee

  • EC-Web 2009 (10th International Conference on Electronic Commerce and Web Technologies, Linz, Austria, 31 August-4 September, 2009)
  • HIS 2008 (8th International Conference on Hybrid Intelligent Systems, Barcelona, Spain, September 10-12, 2008);
  • KES 2008 (12th International Conference on Knowledge-Based and Intelligent Information & Engineering Systems);
  • (TUMAS-A) 2008 Towards User Modelling and Adaptive Systems for All: Web Intelligence & Intelligent Agent Technology in eLearning, nell'ambito della conferenza internazionale IEEE/WIC/ACM 2008 (Joint International Conference on Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology, Sydney, Australia, December 9-12, 2008);
  • Web X.0 and Web mining workshop (WWM), nell'ambito della First International Conference on Human Computer Interaction (HCI 2009), Allahabad, India, January 19, 2009;
  • Wikis, Blogs, Bookmarking Tools - Mining theWeb 2.0, nell'ambito della conferenza internazionale ECML/PKDD 2008 (19th European Conference on Machine Learning & 12th European Conference on Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases, Antwerp, Belgium, September 15, 2008);
  • Recommender Systems and Personalized Retrieval (RSPR 2008), nell'ambito della conferenza internazionale ICADIWT 2008 (1st IEEE International Conference on the Applications of Digital Information andWeb Technologies, Ostrava, Czech Republic. August 4-6, 2008);
  • Engineered Applications of Semantic Web (SWEA), invited session at the International Conference on Knowledge-Based & Intelligent Information & Engineering Systems (KES 2008);
  • ECML-PKDD 2007 - 18th European Conference on Machine Learning and 11th European Conference on Principles and Practice on Knowledge Discovery in Databases);
  • HIS 2007 (7th International Conference on Hybrid Intelligent Systems and the 5th Conference on Neuro-Computing and Evolving Intelligence);
  • Workshop on Web Mining 2.0 2007, in congiunzione con 18th European Conference on Machine Learning (ECML) and Principles and 11th European Conference on Practice on Knowledge Discovery in Databases (PKDD) 2007;
  • SWAP 2007 (4th Workshop on Semantic Web Applications and Perspectives);
  • AC 2007 (IADIS International Conference Applied Computing);
  • Engineered Applications of Semantic Web (SWEA), invited session at the International Conference on Knowledge-Based & Intelligent Information & Engineering Systems (KES 2007);
  • AC 2006 (IADIS International Conference Applied Computing);
  • Workshop on Web Mining 2006 (WebMine), in congiunzione con 17th European Conference on Machine Learning (ECML) and 10th Principles and Practice on Knowledge Discovery in Databases (PKDD) 2006.
  • HIS 2006 (6th International Conference on Hybrid Intelligent Systems and the 4th Conference on Neuro-Computing and Evolving Intelligence);



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Events Co-organizer




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Referee

International Volumes and Journals

  • Encyclopaedia of Digital Libraries, Edited by Yin-Leng Theng, Schubert Foo, Dion Goh Hoe Lian, and Jin-Cheon Na, School of Communication and Information, Nanyang Technological University (Singapore)
  • IJMSO International Journal of Metadata, Semantics and Ontologies
  • DKE Data & Knowledge Engineering Journal
  • Clare-Marie Karat, Jan Blom, and John Karat (Eds), Designing Personalized User Experiences for eCommerce, Kluwer Academic Publishers.
  • ACM TOIT ACM Transactions on Internet Technologies, Special Issue on Intelligent Techniques for Web Personalization;
  • IJEC International Journal of Electronic Commerce, special issue on Recommender Systems

International Conferences

  • ECIR 2009 (European Conference on Information Retrieval)
  • ECAI 2008 (European Conference on Artificial Intelligence)
  • ECML-PKDD 2008 (European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases)
  • ECIR 2008 (European Conference on Information Retrieval)
  • RecSys 2008 (ACM International Conference on Recommender Systems)
  • DaWaK 2008 (International Conference on Data Warehousing and Knowledge Discoovery)
  • IJCAI 2007 (International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence)
  • SIGIR 2007 (Poster and Demonstration Session alla International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval)
  • ECIR 2007 (European Conference on Information Retrieval)
  • KES 2007 (International Conference on Knowledge-Based & Intelligent Information & Engineering Systems)
  • ECML-PKDD 2006 (European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases)))
  • ADMA 2006 (Advanced Data Mining and Applications)
  • ISMIS 2006 (International Symposium on Methodologies for Intelligent Systems)
  • ECML-PKDD 2005 (European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases)
  • IEA-AIE 2005 (International Conference on Industrial & Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence & Expert Systems)
  • SWAP 2005 (Sematic Web Application and Perspectives)
  • ADMA 2005 (Advanced Data Mining and Applications)
  • ECAI 2004 (European Conference on Artificial Intelligence)
  • ECML-PKDD 2004 (European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases)
  • ISMIS 2003 (International Symposium on Methodologies for Intelligent Systems)
  • AI*IA 2003 (Congresso Nazionale Associazione Italiana Intelligenza Artificiale)
  • ICML 2002 (International Conference on Machine Learning)
  • ECDL 2002 (European Conference on Digital Libraries)
  • DAS 2002 (Document Analysis Systems)



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Associations

  • AAAI (The Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence);
  • AI*IA (Associazione Italiana per l'Intelligenza Artificiale);
  • AICA (Associazione Italiana per l'Informatica ed il Calcolo Automatico);
  • SIGLEX (the ACL special interest group on the lexicon).



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Publications

My publications on DBLP

PhD thesis

  • M. de Gemmis. Learning User Profiles from Text for Personalized Information Access. Ph.d. thesis, University of Bari, Department of Computer Science, 2005.

Patents

  • MARCO DEGEMMIS, PASQUALE LOPS, GIOVANNI SEMERARO. (2006). Metodo per l'interazione con una interfaccia utente grafica provvista di oggetti interattivi, in particolare di una pagina Web, tramite l'utilizzo di dispositivi che non richiedono l'uso delle mani (dispositivi handless). RM2006A000188. Pasquale Lops, Marco Degemmis, Giovanni Semeraro.

International Journals

  • P. Basile, A. Caputo, M. de Gemmis, A. Gentile, P. Lops, and G. Semeraro. Improving ranked keyword search with SENSE: SEmantic N-levels Search Engine. Communications of SIWN (formerly: System and Information Sciences Notes), 5:39-45, August 2008. ISSN 1757-4439 (Print) 1757-4447 (CD-ROM).
  • G. Semeraro, V. Andersen, H. Andersen, M. Degemmis, and P. Lops. User Profiling and Virtual Agents: a Case Study on E-commerce Services. Universal Access in the Information Society, 7(3):179-194, 2008. ISSN 1615-5289 (Print) 1615-5297 (Online). Springer, Berlin.
  • P. Basile, M. de Gemmis, A. Gentile, L. Iaquinta, P. Lops, and G. Semeraro. An Electronic Performance Support System Based on a Hybrid Content-Collaborative Recommender System. Neural Network World: International Journal on Neural and Mass-Parallel Computing and Information Systems, 17(6):529-541, 2007. ISSN 1210-0552.
  • M. Degemmis, P. Lops, and G. Semeraro. A Content-collaborative Recommender that Exploits WordNet-based User Profiles for Neighborhood Formation. User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction: The Journal of Personalization Research (UMUAI), 17(3):217-255, 2007. ISSN 0924-1868 (Print) 1573-1391 (Online). Springer Science + Business Media B.V.
  • G. Semeraro, M. Degemmis, P. Lops, and P. Basile. Mining Semantically Indexed Documents for Intelligent User Profiling. Kuenstliche Intelligenz, 21(3):9-15, 2007. ISSN 0933-1875.
  • M. Degemmis, P. Lops, S. Ferilli, N. Di Mauro, T. Basile, and G. Semeraro. Text Learning for User Profiling in e-Commerce. International Journal of Systems Science, 37(13):905{918, 2006. ISSN 0020-7721 (Print) 1464-5319 (Online). Taylor & Francis.
  • V. Andersen, H. Andersen, M. Degemmis, O. Licchelli, P. Lops, and F. Zambetta. A methodological approach for designing and evaluating intelligent applications for digital collections. Applied Artificial Intelligence: An International Journal, 17(7):745-771, 2003. ISSN 0883-9514.
  • G. Semeraro, P. Lops, and M. Degemmis. Learning Customer Profiles Using Unlabelled Data. Informatica: An International Journal of Computing and Informatics, 27(4):385-389, 2003. ISSN 0350-5596. Informatika Society.
  • G. Semeraro, M. Degemmis, and P. Lops. User Profiling to Support Internet Customers: What do you Want to Buy Today? Informatica: An International Journal of Computing and Informatics, 26(4):407{418, 2002. ISSN 0350-5596. Informatika Society.

National Journals

  • P. Lops and M. Degemmis. L'undicesima conferenza internazionale di human-computer interaction (hci 2005). Intelligenza Artificiale, 2(3):71-72, 2005.
  • P. Lops and M. Degemmis. DELOS: la rete europea di eccellenza sulle digital libraries. Intelligenza Artificiale, 1(3):61-63, 2004.

Chapters in International Volumes

  • G. Semeraro, P. Basile, M. de Gemmis, and P. Lops. User Profiles for Personalizing Digital Libraries. In Y.-L. Theng, S. Foo, D. G. H. Lian, and J.-C. Na, editors, Handbook of Research on Digital Libraries: Design, Development and Impact. Idea Group Inc., 2008. To appear.
  • M. Degemmis, P. Lops, G. Semeraro, M. Costabile, S. Guida, and O. Licchelli. Improving Collaborative Recommender Systems by means of User Profiles. In C.-M. Karat, J. Blom, and J. Karat, editors, Designing Personalized User Experiences in eCommerce, Chapter 14 , pages 253-274. Kluwer Academic, 2004. ISBN 978-1-4020-2147-3.
  • G. Semeraro, F. Abbattista, M. Degemmis, O. Licchelli, P. Lops, and F. Zambetta. Agents, Personalisation, and Intelligent Applications. In R. Corchuelo, A. R. Cortes, and R. Wrembel, editors, Technology Supporting Business Solutions. Part IV: Data Analysis and Knowledge Discovery, Chapter 7, pages 163-186. Nova Sciences Publishers, 2003. ISBN 1-59033-802-2.

International Collections

  • P. Basile, M. Degemmis, P. Lops, and G. Semeraro. Combining Knowledge-based Methods and Supervised Learning for E®ective ItalianWord Sense Disambiguation. In J. Bos and R. Delmonte, editors, Semantics in Text Processing - STEP 2008 Conference Proceedings, volume 1 of Research in Computational Semantics, pages 5-16. College Publications, 2008. ISBN 978-1-904987-93-2.
  • P. Basile, M. Degemmis, A. L. Gentile, P. Lops, and G. Semeraro. The JIGSAW Algorithm for Word Sense Disambiguation and Semantic Indexing of Documents. In R. Basili and M. T. Pazienza, editors, AI*IA 2007: Artificial Intelligence and Human-Oriented Computing, 10th Congress of the Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence, Rome, Italy, September 10-13, 2007, Proceedings, volume 4733 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 314-325. Springer, 2007. ISBN 978-3-540-74781-9.
  • P. Lops, M. Degemmis, and G. Semeraro. Improving Social Filtering Techniques Through WordNet-Based User Profiles. In C. Conati, K. F. McCoy, and G. Paliouras, editors, User Modeling 2007, 11th International Conference, UM 2007, Corfu, Greece, June 25-29, 2007, Proceedings, volume 4511 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 268-277. Springer, 2007. ISBN 978-3-540-73077-4.
  • G. Semeraro, P. Basile, M. Degemmis, and P. Lops. Content-Based Recommendation Services for Personalized Digital Libraries. In C. Thanos, F. Borri, and L. Candela, editors, Digital Libraries: Research and Development, First International DELOS Conference, Pisa, Italy, February 13-14, 2007, Revised Selected Papers, volume 4877 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 77-86. Springer, 2007. ISBN 978-3-540-77087-9. ISSN 1818-8044.
  • M. Degemmis, P. Lops, and P. Basile. An intelligent personalized service for conference participants. In F. Esposito, Z. W. Ras, D. Malerba, and G. Semeraro, editors, Foundations of Intelligent Systems, 16th International Symposium, ISMIS 2006, Bari, Italy, September 27-29, 2006, Proceedings, volume 4203 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 707-712. Springer, 2006. ISBN 3-540-45764-X.
  • M. Degemmis, P. Lops, and G. Semeraro. Learning Semantic User Profiles from Text. In X. Li, O. R. Zaiane, and Z. Li, editors, Advanced Data Mining and Applications, Second International Conference, ADMA 2006, Xi'an, China, August 14-16, 2006, Proceedings, volume 4093 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 661-672. Springer, 2006. ISBN 3-540-37025-0.
  • I. Palmisano, D. Redavid, L. Iannone, G. Semeraro, M. Degemmis, P. Lops, and O. Licchelli. A RDF-Based Framework for User Profile Creation and Management. In B. Gabrys, R. J. Howlett, and L. C. Jain, editors, Knowledge-Based Intelligent Information and Engineering Systems, 10th International Conference, KES 2006, Bournemouth, UK, October 9-11, 2006, Proceedings, Part III , volume 4253 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 606-613. Springer, 2006. ISBN 3-540-46542-1.
  • G. Semeraro, P. Basile, M. Degemmis, and P. Lops. Discovering User Profiles from Semantically Indexed Scientific Papers. In B. Berendt, A. Hotho, D. Mladenic, and G. Semeraro, editors, From Web to Social Web: Discovering and Deploying User and Content Profiles, Workshop on Web Mining, WebMine 2006, Berlin, Germany, eptember 18, 2006. Revised Selected and Invited Papers, volume 4737 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 61-81. Springer, 2006. ISBN 978-3-540-74950-9.
  • M. Degemmis, P. Lops, S. Ferilli, N. D. Mauro, T. M. A. Basile, and G. Semeraro. Learning User Profiles from Text in e-Commerce. In X. Li, S. Wang, and Z. Y. Dong, editors, Advanced Data Mining and Applications, First International Conference, ADMA 2005, Wuhan, China, July 22-24, 2005, Proceedings, volume 3584 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 370-381. Springer, 2005. ISBN 3-540-27894-X.
  • M. Degemmis, P. Lops, and G. Semeraro. Intelligent Information Access by Learning WordNet-Based User Profiles. In S. Bandini and S. Manzoni, editors, AI*IA 2005: Advances in Artificial Intelligence, volume 3673 of Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, pages 78-81. Springer, 2005.
  • M. Degemmis, P. Lops, and G. Semeraro. WordNet-Based Word Sense Disambiguation for Learning User Profiles. In M. Ackermann, B. Berendt, M. Grobelnik, A. Hotho, D. Mladenic, G. Semeraro, M. Spiliopoulou, G. Stumme, V. Svatek, and M. van Someren, editors, Semantics, Web and Mining, Joint International Workshops, EWMF 2005 and KDO 2005, Porto, Portugal, October 3 and 7, 2005, Revised Selected Papers, volume 4289 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 18-33. Springer, 2005. ISBN 3-540-47697-0.
  • B. Mehta, C. Niederee, A. Stewart, M. Degemmis, P. Lops, and G. Semeraro. Ontologically-Enriched Unified User Modeling for Cross-System Personalization. In L. Ardissono, P. Brna, and A. Mitrovic, editors, User Modeling 2005, 10th International Conference, UM 2005, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, July 24-29, 2005, Proceedings, volume 3538 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 119-123. Springer, 2005. ISBN 3-540-27885-0.
  • G. Semeraro, P. Lops, and M. Degemmis. Personalization for the Web: Learning User Preferences from Text. In M. Hemmje, C. Niederee, and T. Risse, editors, From Integrated Publication and Information Systems to Virtual Information and Knowledge Environments, Essays Dedicated to Erich J. Neuhold on the Occasion of His 65th Birthday, volume 3379 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 162-172. Springer, 2005. ISBN 3-540-24551-0.
  • G. Semeraro, P. Lops, M. Degemmis, C. Niederee, and A. Stewart. Exploiting Lexical Knowledge in Learning User Profiles for Intelligent Information Access to Digital Collections. In E. A. Fox, E. J. Neuhold, P. Premsmit, and V. Wuwongse, editors, Digital Libraries: Implementing Strategies and Sharing Experiences, 8th International Conference on Asian Digital Libraries, ICADL 2005, Bangkok, Thailand, December 12-15, 2005, Proceedings, volume 3815 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 253-262. Springer, 2005. ISBN 3-540-30850-4.
  • M. Degemmis, O. Licchelli, P. Lops, and G. Semeraro. Learning Usage Patterns for Personalized Information Access in e-Commerce. In C. Stary and C. Stephanidis, editors, User-Centered Interaction Paradigms for Universal Access in the Information Society, 8th ERCIM Workshop on User Interfaces for All, Vienna, Austria, June 28-29, 2004, Revised Selected Papers, volume 3196 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 133-148. Springer, 2004. ISBN 3-540-23375-X.
  • F. Abbattista, G. Catucci, M. Degemmis, P. Lops, G. Semeraro, and F. Zambetta. A Framework for the Development of Personalized Agents. In V. Palade, R. J. Howlett, and L. C. Jain, editors, Knowledge-Based Intelligent Information and Engineering Systems, 7th International Conference, KES 2003, Oxford, UK, September 3-5, 2003, Proceedings, Part I , volume 2773 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 959-966. Springer, 2003. ISBN 3-540-40803-7.
  • M. Degemmis, P. Lops, G. Semeraro, and F. Abbattista. Extraction of User Profiles by Discovering Preferences through Machine Learning. In M. A. Klopotek, S. T. Wierzchon, and K. Trojanowski, editors, Intelligent Information Processing and Web Mining, Proceedings of the International IIS: IIPWM'03 Conference held in Zakopane, Poland, June 2-5, 2003 , Advances in Soft Computing, pages 69-78. Springer, 2003. ISBN 3-540-00843-8.
  • F. Esposito, G. Semeraro, S. Ferilli, M. Degemmis, N. D. Mauro, T. M. A. Basile, and P. Lops. Evaluation and Validation of Two Approaches to User Profiling. In B. Berendt, A. Hotho, D. Mladenic, M. van Someren, M. Spiliopoulou, and G. Stumme, editors, Web Mining: From Web to Semantic Web, First European Web Mining Forum, EWMF 2003, Cavtat-Dubrovnik, Croatia, September 22, 2003, Revised Selected and Invited Papers, volume 3209 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 130-147. Springer, 2003. ISBN 3-540-23258-3.
  • G. Semeraro, M. Degemmis, P. Lops, U. Thiel, and M. L'Abbate. A Personalized Information Search Process Based on Dialoguing Agents and User Profiling. In F. Sebastiani, editor, Advances in Information Retrieval, 25th European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2003, Pisa, Italy, April 14-16, 2003 , volume 2633 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 613-621. Springer, 2003. ISBN 3-540-01274-5.

International Conferences

  • P. Basile, M. de Gemmis, A. Gentile, L. Iaquinta, P. Lops, and G. Semeraro. META - MultilanguagE Text Analyzer. In Proceedings of the Language and Speech Technnology Conference - LangTech 2008, February 28-29, 2008, Rome, Italy, pages 137-140. 2008.
  • M. Degemmis, P. Lops, G. Semeraro, and P. Basile. Integrating tags in a semantic content-based recommender. In P. Pu, D. G. Bridge, B. Mobasher, and F. Ricci, editors, Proceedings of the 2008 ACM Conference on Recommender Systems, RecSys 2008, Lausanne, Switzerland, October 23-25, 2008 , pages 163-170. ACM, 2008. ISBN 978-1-60558-093-7.
  • L. Iaquinta, M. de Gemmis, P. Lops, G. Semeraro, M. Filannino, and P. Molino. Introducing Serendipity in a Content-based Recommender System. In F. Xhafa, F. Herrera, A. Abraham, M. Koppen, and J. M. Benitez, editors, Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Hybrid Intelligent Systems HIS-2008 , pages 168-173. IEEE Computer Society Press, Los Alamitos, California, 2008. ISBN 978-0-7695-3326-1.
  • L. Iaquinta, A. Gentile, P. Lops, M. de Gemmis, and G. Semeraro. A Hybrid Content-Collaborative Recommender System Integrated into an Electronic Performance Support System. In A. Koenig, M. Koppen, A. Abraham, and N. Kasabov, editors, Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Hybrid Intelligent Systems HIS-2007 , pages 47-52. IEEE Computer Society Press, Los Alamitos, California, 2007. ISBN 0-7695-2946-1.
  • G. Semeraro, P. Basile, M. de Gemmis, and P. Lops. Intelligent Services for Personalized Digital Libraries. In DELOS Conference 2007 - Working Notes, Tirrenia, Pisa, pages 91-98. 2007. ISBN 2-912335-30-2.
  • G. Semeraro, M. Degemmis, P. Lops, and P. Basile. Combining Learning and Word Sense Disambiguation for Intelligent User Profiling. In M. M. Veloso, editor, IJCAI 2007, Proceedings of the 20th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Hyderabad, India, January 6-12, 2007 , pages 2856-2861. Morgan Kaufmann, 2007.
  • M. Degemmis, P. Lops, and G. Semeraro. Semantically Enhanced Personalization for the Web. In Universal Access in HCI: Exploring New Interaction Environments, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction, pages 426-429. Mira Digital Publishing, St. Louis, Montana, 2005. CD-ROM.
  • G. Semeraro, P. Lops, and M. Degemmis. WordNet-based User Profiles for Neighborhood Formation in Hybrid Recommender Systems. In N. Nedjah, L. de Macedo Mourelle, A. Abraham, and M. KÄoppen, editors, Hybrid Intelligent Systems, pages 291-296. IEEE Computer Society, 2005. ISBN 0-7695-2457-5.
  • M. Degemmis, P. Lops, G. Semeraro, M. F. Costabile, O. Licchelli, and S. Guida. A Hybrid Collaborative Recommender System Based on User Profiles. In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems, ICEIS 2004, Volume 4: Software Agents and Internet Computing, pages 162-169. 2004.
  • G. Semeraro, P. Lops, and M. Degemmis. Exploiting Supervised Learning Techniques to Model User Preferences: Personalized e-Salespersons for Personalized e-Stores. In Universal Access in HCI: Inclusive Design in the Information Society. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction, pages 617-621. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Inc., Mahwah, New Jersey, 2003. ISBN 0-8058-4933-5.
  • G. Semeraro, P. Lops, and M. Degemmis. Learning Probabilistic User Profiles from Labelled and Unlabelled Data. In M. Bohanec, B. Filipic, M. Gams, D. Trcec, and B. Lincar, editors, Intelligent and Computer Systems, Complex Systems in e-Business, Proceedings of the 6th International Multi-Conference Information Society, Ljubljana, Slovenia, pages 127-131. 2003. ISBN 961-6303-51-1.
  • G. Semeraro, P. Lops, and M. Degemmis. People I Know. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Knowledge Management I-KNOW 2003 , pages 463-471. Springer, Berlin, 2003. ISSN 0948-695X.
  • G. Semeraro, P. Lops, M. Degemmis, and O. Licchelli. Learning User Profiles for Intelligent Search. In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems, pages 426-429. 2003.
  • F. Abbattista, M. Degemmis, P. Lops, G. Semeraro, V. Andersen, and H. Andersen. An Empirical Evaluation of E-Salespersons for E-Commerce. In Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks, pages 340{344. 2002. ISBN 953-6114-52-6.

National Conferences

  • P. Basile, M. Degemmis, A. L. Gentile, L. Iaquinta, P. Lops, and G. Semeraro. Semantic indexing of documents for semantic digital libraries. In M. Agosti, F. Esposito, and C. Thanos, editors, Post-proceedings of the Forth Italian Research Conference on Digital Library Systems, IRCDL 2008, Padova, Italy, 24-25 January 2008, pages 41-50. DELOS: an Association for Digital Libraries, 2008.
  • G. Semeraro, P. Lops, M. de Gemmis, P. Basile, and A. L. Gentile. Personalization in Digital Libraries: An Intelligent Service based on Semantic User Profiles. In M. Agosti, F. Esposito, and C. Thanos, editors, Post-proceedings of the Third Italian Research Conference on Digital Library Systems, IRCDL 2007, Padova, 29-30 January 2007 , pages 27-37. DELOS: a Network of Excellence on Digital Libraries, 2007.
  • G. Semeraro, M. Degemmis, P. Lops, and P. Basile. Intelligent Information Access by Exploiting Lexical Knowledge and Machine Learning. In M. Agosti and C. Thanos, editors, Post-proceedings of the Second Italian Research Conference on Digital Library Management Systems (IRCDL 2006), Padova, 27th January 2006 , pages 37-44. DELOS: a Network of Excellence on Digital Libraries, 2006. ISBN 2-912335-26-4.
  • M. Degemmis, P. Lops, and G. Semeraro. Personalization for the Web: Learning User Preferences from Text. In Proceedings of the 1st Italian Research Conference on Digital Library Management Systems, pages 42-50. 2005.
  • F. Abbattista, G. Catucci, M. Degemmis, P. Lops, G. Semeraro, and F. Zambetta. Un Framework per la Realizzazione di Agenti Personalizzati. In Proceedings of the XLII AICA Annual Conference, pages 665{673. Benevento, Italy, September 28-30, 2004.
  • M. Degemmis, S. Guida, P. Lops, G. Semeraro, and M. Costabile. Improving Recommendations by Integrating Collaborative Filtering and Supervised Learning Techniques. In L. Ardissono and A. Goy, editors, Proceedings of the 2nd Symposium on Human-Computer Interaction HCITALY 2003 , pages 60-66. 2003.
  • F. Abbattista, M. Degemmis, O. Licchelli, P. Lops, A. Paradiso, G. Semeraro, and F. Zambetta. The Cogito Project: an Intelligent Personalized Agent to Support Users of a B-to-C Web Site. In Proceedings of the AICA Annual Conference, pages 471-480. Conversano (Bari), Italy, September 25-27, 2002.

National and International Workshops

  • P. Basile, F. Calefato, M. de Gemmis, P. Lops, G. Semeraro, M. Bux, C. Musto, and F. Narducci. Augmenting a Content-based Recommender System with Tags for Cultural Heritage Personalization. In L. Aroyo, T. Kuflik, O. Stock, and M. Zancanaro, editors, Proceedings of the Workshop on Personalized Access to Cultural Heritage (PATCH 2008) at the 5th International Conference on Adaptive Hypermedia and Adaptive Web-Based Systems (AH 2008), Hannover, Germany, pages 25-34. July 29, 2008.
  • P. Basile, F. Calefato, M. de Gemmis, P. Lops, G. Semeraro, M. Bux, C. Musto, and F. Narducci. Cultural Heritage Personalization using a Content-based Recommender System and Folksonomies. In G. Armano, M. Schaerf, and G. Semeraro, editors, Proceedings of the AI*IA 2008 Workshop on Artificial Intelligence for the Cultural Heritage, Cagliari, Italy, pages 46-54. September 11, 2008.
  • P. Basile, A. Caputo, A. Gentile, M. de Gemmis, P. Lops, and G. Semeraro. Enhancing Semantic Search using N-Levels Document Representation. In S. Bloehdorn, M. Grobelnik, P. Mika, and T. Tran Duc, editors, Proceedings of the Workshop on Semantic Search (SemSearch 2008) at the 5th European Semantic Web Conference (ESWC 2008), Tenerife, Spain, volume 334 of CEUR Workshop Proceedings, pages 29-43. June 2, 2008. ISSN 1613-0073. Online http://sunsite.informatik.rwthaachen.de/Publications/CEUR-WS/Vol-334/paper-03.pdf.
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