Andrea Pazienza| Postdoctoral Researcher

Important! The slides on the seminar "Argumentation in Artificial Intelligence" are available in the "Tutoring" Section.
The Argumentation in Artificial Intelligence Working Group webpage from Associazione Italiana per l'Intelligenza Artificiale is available online at https://sites.google.com/a/aixia.it/argomentazione/
The Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Advances In Argumentation In Artificial Intelligence 2017 are available online at
http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-2012/

Personal information

Address Campus Universitario
Via Edoardo Orabona, 4
70126 Bari,
Italy
E-mail andrea.pazienza_AT_uniba.it
Phone +39 080 5442298
Supervisor Prof. Stefano Ferilli
Currently working at LACAM 4th floor of Computer Science Dept.
University of Bari 'Aldo Moro'

Research Interests

- Abstract Argumentation
- Machine Learning
- Argument Mining
- Argument Based Machine Learning
- Inductive Logic Programming
- Defeasible Reasoning

Applications:
- Online Debating Systems
- Social Network Analysis
- Automatic Document Processing
- Legal Reasoning
- Financial Data
- Ambient Intelligence
- Process Mining

  • January 2018 - NOW

    Postdoctoral Researcher

    Postdoc Fellow at the Department of Computer Science, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy

Qualification

  • Nov 2014 - Nov 2017

    PhD Student in Computer Science and Mathematics

    PhD Student in Computer Science and Mathematics, Department of Computer Science, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy.
    Supervisor: Prof. Stefano Ferilli
    Thesis Title: A New Integrated Framework to Handle Bipolar, Weighted and Trusted Information in Abstract Argumentation.
    Thesis Defended on March 2018
  • April 2014

    Master's Degree in Computer Science

    Master's Degree in Computer Science with full marks and honors, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy.
    Supervisors: Prof. Stefano Ferilli - Prof. Floriana Esposito.
    Thesis Title: Intelligent Support to Experimental Setting in Machine Learning.
  • December 2011

    First level Degree in Computer Science and Digital Communication

    Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science and Digital Communication with full marks, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy.
    Supervisor: Prof. Sebastiano Pizzutilo.
    Thesis Title: Security Communication between Computer Networks using IPSec Tunnel.

Activities


Proceedings of International Conferences

  • S. Ferilli, A. Pazienza, S. Angelastro, A Suglia. A Similarity-based Abstract Argumentation Approach to Extractive Text Summarization, 16th International Conference of the Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence (AI*IA 2017), Bari, Italy, November 14-17, 2017
  • A. Pazienza, S. Ferilli, F. Esposito. On the Gradual Acceptability of Arguments in Bipolar Weighted Argumentation Frameworks with Degrees of Trust, 23rd International Symposium on Methodologies for Intelligent Systems (ISMIS 2017), Warsaw, Poland, June 26-29, 2017
  • S. Ferilli, A. Pazienza, F. Esposito. Empowered Negative Specialization in Inductive Logic Programming, 14th International Conference of the Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence (AI*IA 2015), Ferrara, Italy, September 23-25, 2015
  • S. Ferilli, A. Pazienza, F. Esposito. Rule Generalization Strategies in Incremental Learning of Disjunctive Concepts, 9th International Web Rule Symposium (RuleML 2015), Berlin, Germany, August 2-5, 2015
  • S. Ferilli, B. De Carolis, A. Pazienza, F. Esposito, D. Redavid. An Agent Architecture for Adaptive Supervision and Control of Smart Environments, 5th International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Embedded Computing and Communication Systems (PECCS 2015), Angers, France, February 11-13, 2015

Proceedings of International Workshops

  • A. Pazienza, S. Ferilli, F. Esposito. Constructing and Evaluating Bipolar Weighted Argumentation Frameworks for Online Debating Systems, 1st Workshop on Advances In Argumentation In Artificial Intelligence (AI^3 2017 @ AI*IA 2017), Bari, November 14-17, 2017
  • A. Pazienza, S. Ferilli, F. Esposito. Synthesis of Argumentation Graphs by Matrix Factorization, 1st Workshop on Advances In Argumentation In Artificial Intelligence (AI^3 2017 @ AI*IA 2017), Bari, November 14-17, 2017
  • G. Palestra, A. Pazienza, S. Ferilli, B. De Carolis, F. Esposito. RescueRobot: Modeling Complex Robots Behaviors in Emergency Situations, 4th International Workshop on Artificial Intelligence and Robotics (AIRO 2017 @ AI*IA 2017 ), Bari, Italy, November 14-17, 2017
  • A. Pazienza. Abstract Argumentation for Argument-based Machine Learning, 2nd Second Summer School on Argumentation: Computational and Linguistic Perspectives (SSA 2016), Potsdam, Germany, September 8-12, 2016
  • A. Pazienza, S. F. Pellegrino, S. Ferilli, F. Esposito. Clustering Underlying Stock Trends via Non-negative Matrix Factorization, 1st Workshop on MIning DAta for financial applicationS (MIDAS 2016 @ ECML-PKDD 2016 ), Riva del Garda, Italy, September 19-23, 2016

Proceedings of National Conferences

  • S. Ferilli, A. Pazienza. An Abstract Argumentation-based Approach to Automatic Extractive Text Summarization, 14th Italian Research Conference on Digital Libraries (IRCDL 2018 ), Udine, Italy, January 25-26, 2018
  • A. Pazienza, F. Esposito, S. Ferilli. An Authority Degree-Based Evaluation Strategy for Abstract Argumentation Frameworks, 30th Convegno Italiano di Logica Computazionale (CILC2015), Genova, Italy, July 1-3, 2015

Proceedings of National Workshops

  • S. Ferilli, A. Pazienza. Mining Arguments from Online Debating Systems, 6th Italian Workshop on Machine Learning and Data Mining (MLDM.it 2017 @ AI*IA 2017 ), Bari, Italy, November 14-17, 2017
  • S. Ferilli, A. Pazienza. An Abstract Argumentation-Based Strategy for Reading Order Detection, 1st AI*IA Workshop on Intelligent Techniques At LIbraries and Archives (IT@LIA 2015 @ AI*IA 2015 ), Ferrara, Italy, September 22, 2015
2018
  • ILP 2018 (28th International Conference on Inductive Logic Programming) Ferrara, Italy, September 2-4, 2018
  • BRACIS 2018 (7th Brazilian Conference on Intelligent Systems) São Paulo, Brazil, October 22-25, 2018
  • ECML-PKDD 2018 (European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases) Dublin, Ireland, September 10-14, 2018
  • IJCAI-ECAI-18 (27th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence) Stockholm, Sweden, July 13-19, 2018
  • CMNA 2018 (18th Workshop on Computational Models of Natural Argument), Liverpool, UK, April 4-6, 2018
2017
  • Information Sciences, Journal ISSN: 0020-0255, 2017
  • ILP 2017 (27th International Conference on Inductive Logic Programming) Orléans, France, September 4-6, 2017
  • ICAART 2018 (International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence) Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, January 16-18, 2018
  • AAAI-18 (32nd AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence) New Orleans, USA, February 2-7, 2018
  • IJCAI-17 (26th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence) Melbourne, Australia, August 19-25, 2017
  • RCRA 2017 (24th RCRA International Workshop on Experimental Evaluation of Algorithms for Solving Problems with Combinatorial Explosion) Bari, Italy, November 14-17, 2017
2016
  • Computational Intelligence, Journal ISSN: 1467-8640, 2016
  • AI*IA 2016 (15th International Conference of the Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence) Genova, Italy, Nov. 28 - Dec. 1, 2016
  • ILP 2016 (26th International Conference on Inductive Logic Programming) London, UK, September 4-6, 2016
  • NFmcp 2016 (15th International Workshop on New Frontiers in Mining Complex Patterns ) Riva del Garda, Italy, September 19-23, 2016
  • IJCAI-16 (25th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence) New York City, USA, July 9-15, 2016
  • CILC-16 (31th Convegno Italiano di Logica Computazionale) Milan, Italy, June 20-22, 2016
2015
  • ICAART 2016 (International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence) Rome, Italy, February 24-26, 2016
  • ICDM 2015 (IEEE International Conference on Data Mining) Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA, November 14-17, 2015
  • BRACIS 2015 (4th Brazilian Conference on Intelligent Systems) Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil, November 4-7, 2015
  • ECMLPKDD 2015 (European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases) Porto, Portugal, September 7-11, 2015
  • CILC 2015 (30th Convegno Italiano di Logica Computazionale) Genova, Italia, July 1-3, 2015
  • AI 2015 (28th Canadian Conference on Artificial Intelligence) Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, June 2-5, 2015
2014
  • ICAART 2015 (International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence) Lisbon, Portugal, January 10-12, 2015
  • ADMA 2014 (International Conference on Advanced Data Mining and Applications) Guilin, China, December 19-21, 2014
Artificial Intelligence A.Y. 2017-2018 (taught by Prof. Stefano Ferilli)
  • 1 - Argumentation in Artificial Intelligence Seminar - Slides
Intelligenza Artificiale A.A. 2015-2016 (taught by Prof. Floriana Esposito and Prof. Stefano Ferilli)
  • 1 - Prolog Lists - Slides
  • 2 - Prolog Built-in Predicates Review - Slides
  • 3 - Seminario su InTheLEx - Slides
Tutorato Speciale A.A. 2015-2016
  • Algoritmi e Strutture Dati, BSc in Computer Science (Bari)
    • Lezione 1 - 14/04/16 - Slides , Esempi
    • Lezione 2 - 22/04/16 - Slides , Esempi1 , Esempi2
    • Lezione 3 - 29/04/16 - Slides , Esempi
    • Lezione 4 - 05/05/16 - Slides , Esempi
    • Lezione 5 - 13/05/16 - Slides
    • Lezione 6 - 20/05/16 - Slides
    • Lezione 7 - 26/05/16 - Slides
    • Lezione 8 - 01/06/16 - Slides
    • Lezione 9 - 10/06/16 - Slides
    • Lezione 10 - 24/06/16 - Slides
    • Lezione 11 - 01/07/16 - Slides
    • Lezione 12 - 05/07/16 - Slides
A.A. 2015-2016 A.A. 2014-2015
  • Laboratorio di Informatica, BSc in Computer Science and Software Production Technologies (taught by Prof. Corrado Mencar)
  • Laboratorio di Informatica, BSc in Computer Science (taught by Prof. Fabio Calefato)
Tutorato Speciale A.A. 2014-2015
  • Algoritmi e Strutture Dati, BSc in Computer Science and Digital Communication (Taranto)
  • ARGUER - ARGuing Using Enhanced Reasoning
  • SEX^3<<1 - EXpert System for EXperimental Setting and EXecution Support
  • InTheLEX - INcremental THEory Learner from EXamples

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