SWAP - Semantic Web Access and Personalization Research Group

Events

Upcoming Events


AIxIA 2013: XIII Conference of the Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence
December 4-6, 2013 Turin, Italy

SWAP group is presenting the papers:

  • Supervised Learning and Distributional Semantic Models for Super-Sense Tagging
  • A Virtual Player for "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" based on Question Answering





Recent Events

RecSys 2013: ACM Conference on Recommender Systems
October 12-16, 2013 Hong Kong, China

SWAP group co-organized the following workshops:


EC-WEB 2013: 14th International Conference on Electronic Commerce and Web Technologies
August 26-30, 2013 Prague, Czech Republic

SWAP group co-organized the event.


DEXA 2013: 24th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications
August 26-29, 2013 Prague, Czech Republic

SWAP group co-organized the following workshop:


Smart Companies and Artificial Intelligence
May 14, 2013 Florence Italy

SWAP group organized the event.



UMAP 2013: User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization
June 10-14, 2013 Rome, Italy

SWAP group co-organized the event.



EMPIRE: 1st workshop on Emotions and Personality in Personalized Services
June 10, 2013 Rome, Italy, in conjunction with UMAP.

SWAP group organized the event.


Il Primo Open Data Day Italiano
February 23, 2013 Bari, Italy

SWAP group co-organized the event.



IIR 2013: 4th Italian Information Retrieval workshop (IIR 2013)
January 16-17, 2013 Pisa, Italy

SWAP group co-chaired the event.


ISWC 2012: Internation Semantic Web Conference
November 11-15, 2012 Boston, USA

SWAP group organized the following workshop:


RecSys 2012: ACM Conference on Recommender Systems
September 9-13, 2012 Dublin, Ireland

SWAP group organized the following workshop:


ICSC 2012: 6th IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing
September 19-21, 2012 Palermo, Italy

SWAP group presented the papers:

  • Exploiting Distributional Semantic Models in Question Answering
  • A Study on Compositional Semantics of Words in Distributional Spaces

EC-WEB 2012: 13th International Conference on Electronic Commerce and Web Technologies
September 3-7, 2012 Wien, Austria

SWAP group co-organized the event.


DEXA 2012: 23rd International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications
September 3-7, 2012 Vienna, Austria

SWAP group co-organized the following workshop:Recommender Systems meet Databases (RSmeetDBs).


UMAP 2012: User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization
July 16-20, 2012 Montreal, Canada

SWAP group organized the following workshop:

and presented the paper Enhanced Semantic TV-Show Representation for Personalized Electronic Program Guides at the Industrial Track


AI*IA 2012 Symposium on Artificial Intelligence
June 14-16, 2012 Rome, Italy

SWAP group organized/gave the following workshop/talks:


SemEval 2012 Semantic Evaluation Exercises
June 7-8, 2012 Montreal, Canada

SWAP group presented the paper:


IIR 2012: 3rd Italian Information Retrieval workshop (IIR 2012)
January 26-27, 2012 Bari, Italy

SWAP group is organizing the event.


Big Data, Small Brains: Deep Content Analytics for Better Recommendations
January 9, 2012, Roma 3 University, Rome (Italy)

Invited talk by Giovanni Semeraro, Pasquale Lops, Marco de Gemmis






Past Events

Internet, Memoria e Futuro - The Semantic Way
November 24, 2011 Povo di Trento, Italy

SWAP group participated to the panel The future of semantic technologies.


BANCHE E ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
November 15, 2011 Milan, Italy

SWAP group participated to the event with the talk Tecnologie Semantiche per la gestione della conoscenza e l'accesso intelligente all'informazione: Natural Browsing e QuestionCube.


RecSys 2011: 5th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems
October 23-27, 2011 Chicago, USA

SWAP group presented the paper Leveraging the LinkedIn Social Network Data for Extracting Content-based User Profiles.


ISWC 2011: International Semantic Web Conference
October 23-27, 2011 Bonn, Germany

SWAP group co-organized the following workshop:


AI*IA 2011: XIIth Conference of the Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence
September 15-17, 2011 Palermo, Italy

SWAP group presented the following papers:


DART 2011: 5th International Workshop on New Challenges in Distributed Information Filtering and Retrieval
September 17, 2011 Palermo, Italy

SWAP group co-organized the event.


ICTIR 2011: 3rd International Conference on Theory of Information Retrieval
12-14 September, 2011, The University Centre of Bertinoro, Italy

SWAP group presented the paper Negation for document re-ranking in ad-hoc retrieval.


ECML/PKDD 2011: 21st European Conference on Machine Learning and 14th Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases
September 5-9, 2011, Athens, Greece

SWAP group presented the paper Lightweight Approach to the Cold Start Problem in the Video Lecture Recommendation at the Discovery Challenge Workshop.


DEXA 2011: 22nd International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications
August 29-September 2, 2011 Toulouse, France

SWAP group organized the Recommender Systems meet Databases workshop.


EC-Web 2011: 12th International Conference on Electronic Commerce and Web Technologies
August 29-September 2, 2011 Toulouse, France

SWAP group organized the Recommender Systems track.


GEMS 2011: GEometrical Models of Natural Language Semantics
July 31, 2011, co-located with EMNLP 2011, Edinburgh, Scotland

SWAP group presented the paper Encoding syntactic dependencies by vector permutation
Online pdf


UMAP 2011: User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization
July 11-15, 2011 Girona, Spain

SWAP group organized the following workshops:


Information Retrieval and Information Filtering: two battlefields for NLP techniques
May 6, 2011, University of Basque Country, San Sebastian (Spain)

Invited talk by Giovanni Semeraro, Marco de Gemmis, Pasquale Lops


IIR-2011: Italian Information Retrieval (IIR) Workshop
January 27-28, 2011, Milan, Italy

SWAP group presented the papers


AI*IA 2010: 11th AI*IA Symposium on Artificial Intelligence
December 1-3, 2010 Brescia, Italy

SWAP group participated to the:


TAL 2010: Il Trattamento Automatico della Lingua come motore per l'innovazione
October 28-29, 2010 Rome, Italy

SWAP group gave the talk Tecnologie del linguaggio e tecnologie della semantica.


RecSys 2010: 4th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems
September 26-30, 2010 Barcelona, Spain

SWAP group presented the paper MARS: a MultilAnguage Recommneder Systems at the International Workshop on Information Heterogeneity and Fusion in Recommender Systems.
Two PhD students presented their work at the Doctoral Symposium.


EC-WEB 2010: 11th International Conference on Electronic Commerce and Web Technologies
August 30-September 3, 2010 University of Deusto -- Bilbao, Spain

SWAP group has organized the event.


SWAP 2010: 6th Workshop on Semantic Web Applications and Perspectives
September 21-22, 2010 Bressanone-Brixen -- Italy

SWAP group has co-organized the event.


UMAP 2010: 18th International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation, and Personalization
June 20-24, 2010 Big Island of Hawaii

Giovanni Semeraro gave an invited talk at the 8th Workshop on Intelligent Techniques for Web Personalization & Recommender Systems (ITWP'10), titled Content-based Recommender Systems: problems, challenges and current research directions


SemEval-2 Evaluation Exercises on Semantic Evaluation - ACL SigLex event
July 15-16, 2010, Uppsala, Sweden

SWAP group presented the following paper:

  • UBA: Using Automatic Translation and Wikipedia for Cross-Lingual Lexical Substitution

SIGIR 2010: 33rd Annual ACM SIGIR Conference
July 19-23, 2010, Geneva, Switzerland

SWAP group presented the following poster:

  • From Fusion to Re-ranking: A Semantic Approach

SSSC 2010
IEEE Summer School on Semantic Computing, July 25-31, 2010 Berkeley (CA), United States

Cataldo Musto and Lucio Narducci attended the Summer School and were granted with the 1st place award for their contribution in the Student Project Work organized within the Summer School. Their work focused on the development of GeoMusic, a tool for the suggestion of geolocalized and personalized music playlists.



Working Capital
July 13, 2010 Bari, Italy

Michele Filannino wins a national contest promoted by Telecom Italia. The project aims to endorse Italian innovation in the field of Web 2.0. Michele has presented the following project:

  • Fuzzy techniques for Natural language Processing video

IIR2010
January 27-28, 2010 Padova, Italy

SWAP group has presented the following papers:

  • Semantic Vectors: an Information Retrieval Scenario pdf
  • Integrating Named Entities in a Semantic Search Engine pdf
  • An IR-Based Approach to Tag Recommendation pdf
  • Natat in Cerebro: Intelligent Information Retrieval for "The Guillotine" Language Game pdf
  • Serendipitous Encounters along Dynamically Personalized Museum Tours pdf



AI*IA 2009
December 9-12, 2009 Reggio Emilia, Italy

SWAP group has presented the following papers:

  • Language is the Skin of my Thought: Integrating Wikipedia and AI to Support a Guillotine Player to the main conference
  • Content-based Recommendation Services for Personalized Fruition of Cultural Heritage to the Intelligent Cultural Heritage workshop
  • UNIBA @ EVALITA 2009 - Lexical Substitution Task to the EVALITA workshop



ISDA '09
November 30- December 2, 2009 Pisa, Italy

SWAP group has presented the following papers:

  • Content-based Filtering with Tags: the FIRSt System to the workshop on "Tags and Recommendations in Web 2.0"
  • Recommendations toward Serendipitous Diversions to the workshop on "Computational Intelligence for Personalization in Web Content and Service Delivery"



Festival della Creatività 2009
October 15-18, 2009 Florence, Italy

SWAP group has presented the system: OTTHO (On the Tip of my Thought).


3rd ACM Conference on Recommender Systems 2009
October 22-25, 2009 - New York, USA

SWAP group has presented the following papers:



CLEF 2009: Cross-Language Evaluation Forum 2009 Workshop
September 30-October 2009 Corfu, Greece

SWAP group participated to the CLEF 2009 Ad Hoc Track: Robust - WSD Task


ISMIS 2009: 18th International Symposium on Methodologies for Intelligent Systems
September 14-17 2009 - University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic

SWAP group participated to the Text Mining Session with the paper Boosting a Semantic Search Engine by Named Entities


ECML-PKDD 2009: European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases
September 7-11, 2009 - Bled, Slovenia

SWAP group participated to the:


EC-Web 2009: International Conference on Electronic Commerce and Web Technologies
31 August - 4 September 2009 - Linz, Austria

SWAP group has organized the Recommender Systems track and has presented the paper Content-based Personalization Services Integrating Folksonomies.


ESSIR 2009: European Summer School in Information Retrieval (ESSIR) 2009
31 August - 4 September 2009 - University of Padua, Italy


International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-09)
July 11-17, 2009 - Pasadena, California USA.

SWAP group has presented the paper: On the Tip of my Thought: Playing the Guillotine Game.


Hypertext 2009 - Workshop on Web 3.0: Merging Semantic Web and Social Web
June 29-July 1, 2009 - Turin, Italy

SWAP group has organized the First Workshop on Web 3.0: Merging Semantic Web and Social Web


TrebleCLEF Summer School on Multilingual Information Access
June 15-19, 2009 - Pisa, Italy


Information mining: una nuova corsa alla conoscenza strategica
April 27, 2009 - Rome, Italy

SWAP group has presented the talk Intelligent Information Filtering



SWAP 2008: Semantic Web Applications and Perspectives
December 15-17, 2008 - Rome, Italy


IIA 2008: Intelligent Information Access
December 9-11, 2008 - Cagliari, Italy


CLEF 2008: Cross Language Evaluation Forum:

September 17-19, 2008 - Aarhus, Denmark


KES 2008: International Conference on Knowledge-Based & Intelligent Information & Engineering Systems
September 3-5, 2008 - Zagabria, Croazia


ICADIWT 2008: IEEE International Conference on the Applications of Digital Information and Web Technologies
August 4-6, 2008 - Technical University of Ostrava (Czech Republic)
SWAP group has organized the First Workshop on Recommender Systems and Personalized Retrieval


AAAI 2008: AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence
July 13–17, 2008 - Chicago, Illinois, USA


SemSearch08: Semantic Search 2008 Workshop
June 2nd, 2008 - Tenerife, Spain


SWAP 2007: Workshop on Semantic Web Applications and Perspectives

December 18-20, 2007 - Bari, Italy


CILC 2006: Convegno Italiano di Logica Computazionale
June 26-27, 2006 - Bari, Italy