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Publications

2015

Papers in journals

1. Cristina Ioana Muntean, Franco Maria Nardini, Fabrizio Silvestri, Ranieri Baraglia. On Learning Prediction Models for Tourists Paths. ACM TIST 7(1), 2016. online: October 2015.
2. Alessandro Lulli, Emanuele Carlini and Laura Ricci, Dragon: Multidimensional Range Queries on Distributed Aggregation Trees, FGCS, to appear.
3. Maria Luisa Damiani, Chiara Renso Introduction to special issue: Semantic and symbolic trajectories. SIGSPATIAL Special 7(1): 2 (2015)
4. Igo Ramalho Brilhante, José Antônio Fernandes de Macêdo, Franco Maria Nardini, Raffaele Perego, Chiara Renso. On planning sightseeing tours with TripBuilder. Inf. Process. Manage. 51(2): 1-15 (2015)
5. Renato Fileto, Cleto May, Chiara Renso, Nikos Pelekis, Douglas Klein, Yannis Theodoridis. The Baquara2 knowledge-based framework for semantic enrichment and analysis of movement data. Data Knowledge Engeneering, 98:104-122, 2015.
6. Fabio C Albuquerque, Marco A Casanova, Hlio Lopes, Luciana R Redlich, Jose Antonio de Macedo, Melissa Lemos, Marcelo Tilio de Carvalho, Chiara Renso. A methodology for traffic-related Twitter messages interpretation, Computers in Industry, Available online 29 October 2015, In press.
7. Igo Ramalho Brilhante, José Antônio Fernandes de Macêdo, Franco Maria Nardini, Raffaele Perego, Chiara Renso. Planning sightseeing tours using crowdsensed trajectories. SIGSPATIAL Special 7(1): 59-66 (2015)
8. Alberto De Francesco, Claudia Di Napoli, Maurizio Giordano, Giuseppe Ottaviano, Raffaele Perego, Nicola Tonellotto. MIDAS: a cloud platform for SOA testing as a service. IJHPCN 8(3): 285-300 (2015)
9. Djamal Belazzougui, Rossano Venturini. Compressed String Dictionary Search with Edit Distance One, Algorithmica, 2015 (to appear)
10. Alessio Orlandi, Rossano Venturini. Space-efficient substring occurrence estimation, , Algorithmica, 2015 (to appear)
11. Calzavara, S.; Tolomei, G.; Casini, A.; Bugliesi, M.; Orlando, S. A supervised learning approach to protect client authentication on the web in ACM TRANSACTIONS ON THE WEB, vol. 9, pp. 1-30 (ISSN 1559-1131)
12. E. Marzini, P. Mori, S. Di Bona, D. Guerri, M. Lettere, L. Ricci, A Tool for Managing the X1.V1 Platform on the Cloud. Scalable Computing: Practice and Experience 16(1).

Patents

1. Domenico Dato, Claudio Lucchese, Franco Maria Nardini, Salvatore Orlando, Raffaele Perego, Nicola Tonellotto, Rossano Venturini. A method to rank documents by a computer, using additive ensembles of regression trees and cache optimisation, and search engines using such a method. International Patent Pending. 2015.

Papers in Conference Proceedings

1. Roi Blanco, Matteo Catena and Nicola Tonellotto. Exploiting Green Energy to Reduce Operational Costs of Multi-Center Web Search Engines, WWW 2016
2. Claudio Lucchese, Franco Maria Nardini, Salvatore Orlando, Raffaele Perego, Nicola Tonellotto, Rossano Venturini. QuickScorer: A Fast Algorithm to Rank Documents with Additive Ensembles of Regression Trees. ACM SIGIR 2015: 73-82 [Best Paper Award]
3. Claudio Lucchese, Franco Maria Nardini, Salvatore Orlando, Raffaele Perego, Nicola Tonellotto. Speeding up Document Ranking with Rank-based Features. ACM SIGIR 2015: 895-898.
4. Giuseppe Ottaviano, Nicola Tonellotto, Rossano Venturini. Optimal Space-time Tradeoffs for Inverted Indexes, ACM WSDM, 2015
5. Matteo Catena, Craig Macdonald, Nicola Tonellotto: Load-sensitive CPU Power Management for Web Search Engines. SIGIR 2015: 751-754
6. Claudio Lucchese, Salvatore Orlando, Raffaele Perego. Supervised Evaluation of Top-k Itemset Mining Algorithms. DaWaK 2015: 82-94
7. Alessandro Lulli, Thibault Debatty, Laura Ricci, Matteo Dell’Amico, and Pietro Michiardi, Scalable k-NN based text clustering, IEEE BigData 2015.
8. Paolo Ferragina, Francesco Piccinno, Rossano Venturini. Compressed indexes for string-searching in labeled graphs, WWW 2015
9. Ricardo Usbeck, Michael Röder, Axel-Cyrille Ngonga Ngomo, Ciro Baron, Andreas Both, Martin Brümmer, Diego Ceccarelli, Marco Cornolti, Didier Cherix, Bernd Eickmann, Paolo Ferragina, Christiane Lemke, Andrea Moro, Roberto Navigli, Francesco Piccinno, Giuseppe Rizzo, Harald Sack, René Speck, Raphaël Troncy, Jörg Waitelonis, Lars Wesemann: GERBIL: General Entity Annotator Benchmarking Framework. WWW 2015: 1133-1143
10. Steffen Herbold, Alberto De Francesco, Jens Grabowski, Patrick Harms, Lom M. Hillah, Fabrice Kordon, Ariele-Paolo Maesano, Libero Maesano, Claudia Di Napoli, Fabio De Rosa, Martin A. Schneider, Nicola Tonellotto, Marc-Florian Wendland, Pierre-Henri Wuillemin. The MIDAS Cloud Platform for Testing SOA Applications, In Proceedings of the 8th IEEE International Conference on Software Testing, Verification and Validation (ICST 2015), pages 1-8, Graz, Austria, April 2015. IEEE. ISBN 978-1-4799-7125-1.
11. Alessandro Lulli, Laura Ricci, Emanuele Carlini, and Patrizio Dazzi, Distributed Current Flow Betweenness Centrality, IEEE SASO 2015.
12. Alessandro Lulli, Laura Ricci Emanuele Carlini, Patrizio Dazzi, and Claudio Lucchese, Cracker: Crumbling Large Graphs Into Connected Components, IEEE ISCC 2015
13. Massimiliano Bertolucci, Emanuele Carlini, Patrizio Dazzi, Alessandro Lulli, Laura Ricci, Static and Dynamic Big Data Partitioning on Apache Spark, ParCo 2015.
14. Vania Vidal, Marco Antonio Casanova, Narciso Arruda, Mariano Roberval, Giseli Lopes, Luiz Paes Leme, Chiara Renso. Specification and Incremental Maintenance of Linked Data Mashup Views. CAiSE 2015
15. Lucas Andre Alencar, Luis Otavio Alvares, Chiara Renso, Alessandra Raffaeta, Vania Bogorny. A Rule-based Method for Discovering Trajectory Profiles. SEKE 2015, Pittsburgh, USA, July 2015
16. Vinicius Monteiro de Lira, Valeria Cesario Times, Chiara Renso, Salvatore Rinzivillo. ComeWithMe: an Activity-oriented Carpooling Approach. 18th IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Gran Canaria, Spain, 2015.
17. Maria Carolina Torres da Silva, Valeria Cesario Times, Jose Antonio de Macedo, Chiara Renso. SWOT: A Conceptual Data Warehouse Model for Semantic Trajectories. Proceedings of the ACM Eighteenth International Workshop on Data Warehousing and OLAP, DOLAP 2015, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, October 19-23, 2015,
18. Bernardo Pereira Nunes, Terhi Nurmikko-Fuller, Giseli Rabello Lopes, Chiara Renso. A Serious Game Powered by Semantic Web technologies, Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on World Wide Web Companion, WWW 2015, Florence, Italy, May 18-22, 2015.
19. Marcin Sydow, Cristina Ioana Muntean, Franco Maria Nardini, Stan Matwin, Fabrizio Silvestri. MUSETS: Diversity-aware Web Query Suggestions for Shortening User Sessions. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Methodologies for Intelligent Systems (ISMIS) 2015. October 2015. Full paper.
20. F. Lettich, S. Orlando, C Silvestri. Processing streams of spatial k-NN queries and position updates on manycore GPUs. 23rd ACM SIGSPATIAL Int.l Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems
21. C. Silvestri, F. Cagnin, F. Lettich, S. Orlando, and M. Wachowicz. Mining Condensed Spatial Co-Location Patterns. 4th ACM SIGSPATIAL MobiGIS 2015.
22. Matteo Catena: Energy Efficiency in Web Search Engines. FDIA 2015.
23. Barbara Guidi, Tobias Amft, Kalman Graffi, Laura Ricci. FroDO: Friendly Routing Over Dunbar-based Overlays, 40th Annual IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks, October 26-29th 2015, Clearwater Beach, Florida.
24. A. De Salve, P.Mori, L. Ricci. A Privacy-Aware Framework for Decentralized Online Social Networks, International Conference on Data Management in Cloud, Grid and P2P Systems, Valencia, Spain, September 1-2, 2015.

Papers in workshops

1. Igo Ramalho Brilhante, Jose Antonio de Macedo, Franco Maria Nardini, Raffaele Perego, Chiara Renso. Scaling up the Mining of Semantically-enriched Trajectories: TripBuilder at the World Level, Proceedings of the 6th Italian Information Retrieval Workshop, Cagliari, Italy, May 25-26, 2015.
2. Gabriele Capannini, Domenico Dato, Claudio Lucchese, Monica Mori, Franco Maria Nardini, Salvatore Orlando, Raffaele Perego, Nicola Tonellotto. QuickRank: a C++ Suite of Learning to Rank Algorithms. IIR 2015.
3. Diego Ceccarelli, Alberto De Francesco, Raffaele Perego, Marco Segala, Nicola Tonellotto, Salvatore Trani. Entity Linking on Philosophical Documents. IIR 2015
4. Mauro Coletto, Claudio Lucchese, Salvatore Orlando, Raffaele Perego. Electoral Predictions with Twitter: A Machine-Learning approach. IIR 2015
5. Matteo Catena, Nicola Tonellotto: A Study on Query Energy Consumption in Web Search Engines. IIR 2015
6. Cristina Ioana Muntean, Franco Maria Nardini. Gamification in Information Retrieval: State of the art, Challenges and Opportunities. Proceedings of the 6th Italian Information Retrieval Workshop (IIR 2015). Cagliari (Italy). 
7. Alessandro Lulli, Patrizio Dazzi, Laura Ricci, and Emanuele Carlini, Multi-Layer Framework for Graph Processing via Overlay Composition, PELGA workshop, in conjunction with Euro-Par 2015
8. Emanuele Carlini, Patrizio Dazzi, Matteo Mordacchini, Alessandro Lulli, and Laura Ricci, Community Discovery for Interest Management in DVEs: A Case Study, LSDVE workshop, in conjunction with Euro-Par 2015

Others publications

1. Paolo Boldi, Raffaele Perego, Fabrizio Sebastiani. Proceedings of the 6th Italian Information Retrieval Workshop, Cagliari, Italy, May 25-26, 2015. CEUR Workshop Proceedings 1404, CEUR-WS.org 2015
2. Emanuele Carlini, Patrizio Dazzi, Alessandro Lulli, Laura Ricci, Layered Thinking in Vertex Centric Computations, ERCIM News 2015(102)
3. Coletto, M., Lucchese, C., Orlando, S., Perego, R., Chessa, A., and Puliga, M. Twitter for election forecasts: a joint machine learning and complex network approach applied to an italian case study. In IC2S2 ’15: Proceedings of the International Conference on Computational Social Science (2015). (poster).

2014

Papers in journals

1. C. Lucchese, S. Orlando, R. Perego. A unifying framework for mining approximate top-k binary patterns. IEEE Transactions On Knowledge and Data Engineering, 26, 12 (2014), 2900 – 2913.
2. Freris, N. M., Lucchese, C., Vlachos, M., and Zoumpoulis, S. Right-protected data publishing with provable distance-based mining. IEEE Transactions On Knowledge and Data Engineering 26, 8 (2014), 2014–2028
3. I. Ramalho Brilhante, J. A. Macedo, F. M. Nardini, R. Perego, C. Renso, On planning sightseeing tours with TripBuilder, Information Processing & Management, Volume 51, Issue 2, March 2015, Pages 1-15 (published online in 2014)
4. E. Carlini, L. Ricci, M. Coppola. Integrating Centralized and P2P Architectures to Support Interest Management in Massively Multiplayer On-line Games, Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, Wiley, 2014.
5. V. Bogorny, C. Renso, A.R. de Aquino, F. de Lucca Siqueira, L. O. Alvares: CONSTAnT – A Conceptual Data Model for Semantic Trajectories of Moving Objects. T. GIS 18(1): 66-88 (2014)
6. P. Dazzi. Toward Sci-φ: A Lightweight Cloud PaaS for Developing Embarrassingly Parallel Applications Based on Jini. The Scientific World Journal
7. L. Leonardi, S. Orlando, A. Raffaetà, A. Roncato, C. Silvestri, G. Andrienko, and N. Andrienko. A general framework for trajectory data warehousing and visual OLAP. Geoinformatica, Springer, 18(2): 273-312 (2014)
8. R. Grossi, G. Ottaviano. Fast Compressed Tries through Path Decompositions In ACM Journal of Experimental Algorithmics, October 2014.

Papers in Conference Proceedings

1. G. Ottaviano and R. Venturini. Partitioned Elias-Fano Indexes. SIGIR 2014: Proceedings of the 37th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, 2014 (Best Paper Award)
2. S. Calzavara, G. Tolomei, M. Bugliesi, S. Orlando. Quite a mess in my cookie jar!: leveraging machine learning to protect web authentication. WWW Conference 2014: 189-200.
3. D. Belazzougui, P. Boldi, G. Ottaviano, R. Venturini, and S. Vigna. Cache-Oblivious Peeling of Random Hypergraphs. DCC 2014: Proceedings of the 24th IEEE Data Compression Conference, 2014
4. A. Farruggia, P. Ferragina, and R. Venturini. Bicriteria data compression: efficient and usable. ESA 2014: Proceedings of 22th Annual European Symposium on Algorithms, 2014
5. A. Freire, C. Macdonald, N. Tonellotto, I. Ounis, and F. Cacheda. A Self-Adapting Latency/Power Tradeoff Model for Replicated Search Engines. In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM 2014), pages 13-22, New York City (NY), USA, February 2014. ACM.
6. A. Farruggia, P. Ferragina, A. Frangioni, and R. Venturini. Bicriteria data compression. SODA 2014: Proceedings of the 25th Annual ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms, 2014
7. C. Silvestri, F. Lettich, S. Orlando, and C. S. Jensen. GPU-based Computing of Repeated Range Queries over Moving Objects. 22nd Euromicro Int.l Conf. on Parallel, Distributed and Network-Based Processing (PDP 2014), pages 640-647.
8. G.o F. Anastasi, E. Carlini, M. Coppola, P. Dazzi, and M. Distefano. An OVF Toolkit Supporting Inter-Cloud Application Splitting, accepted at Third IEEE International Conference on Cloud Networking (CLOUDNET), 2014.
9. G F. Anastasi, E. Carlini, M. Coppola, P. Dazzi. QBROKAGE: A Genetic Approach for QoS Cloud Brokering, accepted at IEEE Cloud 2014.
10. G. F. Anastasi, E. Carlini, M. Coppola, P. Dazzi, A. Lazouski, F. Martinelli, G. Mancini, P. Mori. Usage Control in Cloud Federations, IEEE International Conference on Cloud Engineering (IC2E), pp 141-146, 2014.
11. V. Monteiro de Lira, S. Rinzivillo, V. Cesário Times, C. Renso: MAPMOLTY: A Web Tool for Discovering Place Loyalty Based on Mobile Crowdsource Data. ICWE 2014: 528-531
12. M.Conti, A. DeSalve, B.Guidi, F. Pitto, L. Ricci. Trusted Dynamic Storage for Dunbar-based P2P Online Social Networks, 22nd International Conference on Cooperative Information Systems (CoopIS2014), OnTheMove Federated Conferences, Amantea, Italy, October 27-31th 2014.
13. D. Mascitti, M.Conti, A. Passarella, L. Ricci. Service Provisioning through Opportunistic Computing, International Conference on Selected Topics in Mobile and Wireless Networking, MoWNet 2014, invited paper, Roma, September 8-9th 2014.
14. E.Marzini, P.Mori, S. Di Bona, D. Guerri, M. Lettere, L. Ricci. A secure Cloud Manager for the X1.V1 Platform, 27th International Symposium on Computer Based Medical Systems, New York, May 27-29th 2014.
15. A. Freire, C. Macdonald, N. Tonellotto, I. Ounis, and F. Cacheda. Towards Green Information Retrieval: Studying the Suitability of Queueing Theory in Reducing Power Consumption. In Proceedings of the 3rd Spanish Conference on Information Retrieval (CERI 2014), pp 12, A Coruna, Spain, April 2014.
16. R. Nabo, R. Fileto, M. Nanni, C. Renso, Annotating Trajectories by Fusing them with Social Media Users’ Posts, GEOINFO 2014.
17. G. F. Anastasi, P. Cassarà, P. Dazzi, A. Gotta, M. Mordacchini, A. Passarella, A Hybrid Cross-Entropy Cognitive-based Algorithm for Resource Allocation in Cloud Environments, 8th IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (SASO 2014).
18. V. Monteiro de Lira, S. Rinzivillo, C. Renso, V. Cesário Times, P. C. A. R. Tedesco: Investigating semantic regularity of human mobility lifestyle. IDEAS 2014: 314-317

Books

1. R. Venturini, Compressed data structures for strings, Springer, 2014.

Chapters in Books

1. C. Lucchese, C. I. Muntean, R. Perego, F. Silvestri, H. Vahabi, R. Venturini. Recommender Systems. Chapter in book “Mining User Generated Content”, M.F. Moens, J. Li, T. Chua (Editors). Chapman and Hall/CRC, January 16, 2014.
2. C. Renso, M. Wachowicz: Spatiotemporal Reasoning and Decision Support Tools. Encyclopedia of Social Network Analysis and Mining 2014: 2022-2032
3. L. Genovali, B. Guidi, L. Ricci. Managing Virtual Entities in MMOGs: a Voronoi-based Approach. Volume 456 of the Communications in Computer and Information Science, 2014
4. G. Capannini, R. Baraglia, F. M. Nardini, F. Silvestri. Effective Data Access Patterns on Massively Parallel Processors, Edited by Emmanuel Jeannot and Julius Zilinskas, Wiley Series on Parallel and Distributed Computing, John Wiley & Sons.

Demo papers

1. I. Ramalho Brilhante, J. A. Fernandes de Macêdo, F. M. Nardini, R. Perego, C. Renso: TripBuilder: A Tool for Recommending Sightseeing Tours. ECIR 2014: 771-774 (Best Demo Paper Award)
2. D. Ceccarelli, C. Lucchese, S. Orlando, R. Perego, S. Trani. Manual Annotation of Semi-Structured Documents for Entity-Linking, ACM CIKM 2014.
3. D. Ceccarelli, C. Lucchese, S. Orlando, R. Perego, S. Trani. Dexter 2.0 – an Open Source Tool for Semantically Enriching Data, ISWC 2014.

Papers in workshops

1. M. Conti, A. DeSalve, B. Guidi, L. Ricci. Epidemic Diffusion of Social Updates in Dunbar Based DOSN, Second Workshop on Large Scale Distributed Virtual Environments on Clouds and P2P, LSDVE 2014, EUROPAR 2014, Porto, August 25-26th 2014.
2. E. Carlini, P. Dazzi, A. Esposito, A. Lulli, and L. Ricci. Balanced Graph Partitioning with Apache Spark, 3rd Workshop on Big Data Management in Clouds in conjunction with Euro-Par 2014.
3. M.Conti, B.Guidi, A.Passarella, L. Ricci. Distributed protocols for Ego Betweeness Centrality computation in DOSNs, Fifth IEEE Workshop on Pervasive Collaboration and Social Networking, Percom, Budapest, March 2014.
4. M. Verma, D.Ceccarelli. Bringing Head Closer to the Tail with Entity Linking. Seventh International Workshop on Exploiting Semantic Annotations in Information Retrieval (ESAIR) 2014.
5. A. De Francesco, C. Di Napoli, M. Giordano, G. Ottaviano, R. Perego, N. Tonellotto. A SOA Testing platform on the Cloud: the MIDAS experience. In Proceedings of the Cloud Computing Project and Initiatives Workshop, CCPI’14, 2014.
6. R. Baraglia, C. Ioana Muntean, F. M. Nardini, F. Silvestri: LearNext: Learning to Predict Tourists Movements. IIR 2014: 75-79

2013

Papers in journals

1. C. Lucchese, S. Orlando, R. Perego, F. Silvestri, G. Tolomei. Discovering User Tasks from Search Engine Query Logs. In ACM Transactions on Information Systems (ACM TOIS), vol. 31, issue 3 – July 2013, pp. 14:1–14:43 [selected as a Notable Article in Computing in 2013 by ACM Computing Reviews].
2. G. Berardi, A. Esuli, F. Sebastiani, F. Silvestri: Endorsements and rebuttals in blog distillation. Inf. Sci. 249: 38-47 (2013)
3. P. Ferragina, J. Sirén, R. Venturini: Distribution-Aware Compressed Full-Text Indexes. Algorithmica 67(4): 529-546 (2013)
4. P. Ferragina, I. Nitto, R. Venturini: On the Bit-Complexity of Lempel-Ziv Compression. SIAM J. Comput. 42(4): 1521-1541 (2013)
5. R. Baraglia, P. Dazzi, G. Capannini, M. Pagano. A Multi-criteria Job Scheduling Framework for Large Computing Farms, Journal of Computer and System Sciences, 79(2): 230-244 (2013).
6. R. Baraglia, P. Dazzi, M. Mordacchini, Laura Ricci. A Peer to Peer Recommender System for Self-Emerging User Communities based on Gossip Overlays, Journal of Computer and System Sciences, 79(2): 291-308 (2013).
7. F. Giummolè, S. Orlando, G. Tolomei. A Study on Microblog and Search Engine User Behaviors: How Twitter Trending Topics Help Predict Google Hot Queries”. HUMAN Journal, ASE Science, Vol 2, No 3 (2013), pp. 195-209.
8. H. Kavalionak, E. Carlini, L. Ricci, A. Montresor, M. Coppola. Integrating Peer-to-Peer and Cloud Computing for Massively Multiuser Online Games, Peer-to-Peer Networking and Applications, Springer, 2013.
9. E. Carlini, L. Ricci, M. Coppola: Flexible load distribution for hybrid distributed virtual environments. Future Generation Comp. Syst. 29(6): 1561-1572 (2013)

Papers in Conference Proceedings

1. D. Broccolo, C. Macdonald, S .Orlando, I. Ounis, R. Perego, F. Silvestri, N. Tonellotto. Load-sensitive selective pruning for distributed search. ACM CIKM 2013, San Francisco, CA (USA). October 2013. Full paper.
2. D. Ceccarelli, C. Lucchese, S. Orlando, R. Perego, S. Trani. Learning relatedness measures for entity linking. ACM CIKM 2013, San Francisco, CA (USA). October 2013. Full paper.
3. D. Ceccarelli, S. Gordea, C. Lucchese, F. M. Nardini, R. Perego. When Entities Meet Query Recommender Systems: Semantic Search Shortcuts. Proceedings of 28th ACM Symposium On Applied Computing (SAC) 2013. Coimbra (Portugal). March 2013. Full paper.
4. N. Tonellotto, C. Macdonald, I. Ounis: Efficient and effective retrieval using selective pruning. WSDM 2013: 63-72. Full paper.
5. P. Hsu, G. Ottaviano. Space-Efficient Data Structures for Top-k Completion. In Proceedings of the 22st World Wide Web Conference (WWW), 2013, Full paper.
6. F. Giummolè, S. Orlando, and G. Tolomei. “Trending Topics on Twitter Improve the Prediction of Google Hot Queries”. Proc. of 2013 ASE/IEEE Int.l Conference on Social Computing (Socialcom 2013) – selected among the best conference papers for a journal version.
7. A. Freire, C. Macdonald, N. Tonellotto, I. Ounis, F. Cacheda: Hybrid Query Scheduling for a Replicated Search Engine. ECIR 2013: 435-446. Full paper.
8. R. Grossi, G. Ottaviano. Design of Practical Succinct Data Structures for Large Data Collections. In Proceedings of the Symposium on Experimental Algorithms (SEA), 2013
9. G. Ottaviano, P. Kohli. Compressible Motion Fields. In Proceedings of the Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2013
10. C. Lucchese, S. Orlando, R. Perego, F. Silvestri, G. Tolomei. Modeling and Predicting the Task-by-Task Behavior of Search Engine Users. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Open Research Areas in Information Retrieval, OAIR 2013, pp. 77–84. Full paper.
11. P. Ferragina, R. Venturini: Compressed Cache-Oblivious String B-tree. ESA 2013: 469-480.
12. A. Cardaci, L. Caviglione, A. Gotta, N. Tonellotto: Performance Evaluation of SPDY over High Latency Satellite Channels. PSATS 2013: 123-134
13. R. Grossi, R. Raman, S. Rao Satti, R. Venturini: Dynamic Compressed Strings with Random Access. ICALP (1) 2013: 504-515
14. D. Belazzougui, R. Venturini: Compressed static functions with applications. SODA 2013: 229-240
10. Ferrari, S. Gnesi, G. Tolomei. Using Clustering to Improve the Structure of Natural Language Requirements Documents. In Proceedings of the International Working Conference on Requirements Engineering: Foundation for Software Quality, REFSQ 2013, pp. 34–49.
11. I. Brilhante, J.A. Macedo, F. M. Nardini, R. Perego, C. Renso. Where Shall We Go Today? Planning Touristic Tours with TripBuilder. ACM CIKM 2013, San Francisco, CA (USA). October 2013. Short paper.
15. R. Baraglia, C. I. Muntean, F. M. Nardini, F. Silvestri. LearNext: learning to predict tourists movements. ACM CIKM 2013, San Francisco, CA (USA). October 2013. Short paper.
16. D Broccolo, C Macdonald, S Orlando, I Ounis, R Perego, F Silvestri, N. Tonellotto. Query Processing in Highly-Loaded Search Engines. SPIRE 2013: 49-55. Short paper.

Chapters in Books

1. P. Ferragina and R. Venturini, Web search. In The power of algorithms, Springer, 2013, pp. 107-137.
2. Roberto G Cascella, Lorenzo Blasi, Yvon Jegou, Massimo Coppola, Christine Morin, The Future Internet (chapter: Contrail: Distributed Application Deployment under SLA in Federated Heterogeneous Clouds), Springer, 2013, pp. 91-103.

Papers in workshops

1. D. Ceccarelli, S. Orlando, G. Tolomei. Twitter Anticipates Bursts of Requests for Wikipedia Articles. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Data-driven user behavioral modelling and mining from social media, CIKM-DUBMOD 2013, pp.5–8.
2. S. Orlando, F. Pizzolon, G. Tolomei SEED: A Framework for Extracting Social Events from Press News, Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on World Wide Web Companion – WWW ’13 Companion, ACM, pp. 1285-1294, Convegno: 2nd Int.l Workshop on Web of Linked Entities (WOLE 2013)
3. E Carlini, P Dazzi, M Mordacchini, L Ricci. Toward community-driven interest management for Distributed Virtual Environment, Large Scale Distributed Virtual Environments on Clouds and P2P (LSDVE) co-located with EuroPar 2013.
4. G. Anastasi, E. Carlini, P. Dazzi. Smart cloud federation simulations with CloudSim, Proceedings of the first workshop on Optimization techniques for resources management in clouds. ACM, 2013
5. D. Ceccarelli, C. Lucchese, S. Orlando, R. Perego, and S. Trani. Dexter: an open source framework for entity linking. In Proceedings of the Sixth International Workshop on Exploiting Semantic Annotations in Information Retrieval, 2013
Posters
1. C. I. Muntean, F. M. Nardini, F. Silvestri, M. Sydow. Learning to shorten query sessions. WWW (Companion Volume) 2013: 131-132. Poster paper.
2. R. Blanco, G. De Francisci Morales, F. Silvestri: Towards leveraging closed captions for news retrieval. WWW (Companion Volume) 2013: 135-136. Poster paper.
3. M. Mordacchini, P. Dazzi, R. Baraglia, L. Ricci. Towards GROUP protocol formalization. IEEE P2P 2013. Poster paper.

Other

1. D. Ceccarelli, S. Gordea, C. Lucchese, F. M. Nardini, R. Perego. On Suggesting Entities as Web Search Queries. Proceedings of the 4th Italian Information Retrieval Workshop. Pisa (Italy). January 2013. Extended Abstract.
2. P. Dazzi, E. Carlini. Epeerdemics: A Peer-to-Peer Simulator Targeting Epidemic-Based Protocols, ERCIM News 2013(92).
3. C. Lucchese, R. Perego, S. Trani, M. Atzemoglou, B. Baurens, D. Kotzinos: InGeoCloudS: A Cloud-Based Platform for Sharing Geodata Across Europe. ERCIM News 2013(94) (2013)
4. A. De Francesco, C. Di Napoli, M.-F. Wendland, F. De Rosa: MIDAS: Automated SOA Testing on the Cloud. ERCIM News 2013(95) (2013)
5. R. Baraglia, P. Dazzi, M. Mordacchini, L. Ricci: ATLAAS-P2P: A Two-Layer Architecture for Approximated Search in Peer to Peer. ERCIM News 2013(92) (2013).
6. L. Ricci, R. Baraglia: Editorial. Future Generation Comp. Syst. 29(6): 1459-1460 (2013)
7. R. Grossi, F. Sebastiani, F. Silvestri: Editorial. J. Discrete Algorithms 18: 1-2 (2013)
8. R. Baraglia, M. Coppola, P. Dazzi (Eds.): First ACM workshop on Optimization techniques for resources management in clouds – ORMaCloud ’13, co-located with ACM HPDC 2013, New York, NY, USA, June 17, 2013. Proceedings. ACM 2013.
9. N. Tonellotto, C. Macdonald, I. S. Altingovde: Workshop on large-scale and distributed systems for information retrieval (LSDS-IR 2013). WSDM 2013: 791-792

2012

1. Elia Bruni, Alessio Ferrari, Norbert Seyff, Gabriele Tolomei: Automatic Analysis of Multimodal Requirements: A Research Preview. REFSQ 2012: 218-224
2. Alessio Ferrari, Stefania Gnesi, Gabriele Tolomei: A clustering-based approach for discovering flaws in requirements specifications. SAC 2012: 1043-1050
3. F. Bonchi, R. Perego, F. Silvestri, H. Vahabi, and R. Venturini. Efficient Query Recommendations in the Long Tail via Center-Piece Subgraphs. SIGIR 2012: 345-354.
4. R. Blanco, D. Ceccarelli, C. Lucchese, R. Perego, and F. Silvestri. You Should Read This! Let Me Explain You Why! Explaining News Recommendations to Users. CIKM 2012.
5. C. Lucchese, R. Perego, F. Silvestri, H. Vahabi, R. Venturini. How random walks can help tourism. 34th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR), p. 195-206, 2012.
6. D. Broccolo, L. Marcon, F.M. Nardini, R. Perego, F. Silvestri. Generating Suggestions for Queries in the Long Tail with an Inverted Index, Information Processing & Management, 48(2): 326-339 (2012).
7. C. Lucchese, F. Falchi, S. Orlando, R. Perego, F. Rabitti. Similarity Caching in Large-Scale Image Retrieval. Information Processing & Management, 48(5): 803-818 (2012).
8. Gabriele Capannini, Fabrizio Silvestri, Ranieri Baraglia. Sorting on GPUs for large scale datasets: A thorough comparison. Information Processing & Management, 48(5)
9. M. Pennacchiotti, F. Silvestri, H. Vahabi, R. Venturini. Making Your Interests Follow You on Twitter. CIKM 2012.
10. F. Bonchi, F. M. Nardini, O. Frieder, F. Silvestri, and H. Vahabi. Interactive and Context-Aware Tag Spell Check and Correction. CIKM 2012.
11. S. Jonassen, B. B. Cambazoglu, F. Silvestri.  Prefetching Query Results and its Impact on Search Engines.  SIGIR 2012.
12. G. De Francisci Morales, A. Gionis, C. Lucchese. From Chatter to Headlines: Harnessing the Real-Time Web for Personalized News Recommendation. In Proceedings of «WSDM ’12: ACM Int. Conference on Web Search and Data Mining.», Seattle, Washington, February 2012.
13. Ana Freire, Craig Macdonald, Nicola Tonellotto, Iadh Ounis, and Fidel Cacheda. Scheduling queries across replicas. In Proceedings of the 35th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR 2012), page 2 pp, Portland (OR), USA, August 2012. ACM.
14. Craig Macdonald, Nicola Tonellotto, and Iadh Ounis. Effect of dynamic pruning safety on learning to rank effectiveness. In Proceedings of the 35th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR 2012), page 2 pp, Portland (OR), USA, August 2012. ACM.
15. Craig Macdonald, Nicola Tonellotto, and Iadh Ounis. Learning to predict response times for online query scheduling. In Proceedings of the 35th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference (SIGIR 2012), page 10 pp, Portland (OR), USA, August 2012. ACM.
16. Alberto Gotta, Nicola Tonellotto, and Emnet Tsadiku Abdo. On cloud based multisource reliable multicast transport in broadband multimedia satellite networks. In Proceedings of the 4th International ICST Conference on Personal Satellite Services (PSATS 2012). Springer-Verlag, March 2012.
17. Nicola Tonellotto. Resource management in grid / clouds (invited). In Proceedings of the 4th International ICST Conference on Personal Satellite Services (PSATS 2012). Springer-Verlag, March 2012
18. Salvatore Orlando, C. Silvestri. “gpuDCI: Exploiting GPUs in Frequent Itemset Mining”. 20th Euromicro International Conference on Parallel, Distributed and Network-based Processing (PDP 2012), pages 416-425, ISBN: 978-0-7695-4633-9
19. Salvatore Orlando, A. Triossi, A. Raffaetà, T. Frühwirth.”Compiling CHR to Parallel Hardware.” 14th Int.l Symposium on Principles and Practice of Declarative Programming (PPDP 2012).
20. Ranieri Baraglia, Claudio Frattari, Cristina Ioana Muntean, Franco Maria Nardini, Fabrizio Silvestri: A Trajectory-Based Recommender System for Tourism. AMT 2012: 196-205.
21. Ranieri Baraglia, Claudio Frattari, Cristina Ioana Muntean, Franco Maria Nardini, Fabrizio Silvestri, RecTour: A Recommender System for Tourists. In Proc. International Workshop on Tourism Facilities (TF 2012), colocated with IEEE/WIC/ACM Web Intelligence 2012 (WI-IAT 2012). Macau (China).
22. Ranieri Baraglia, Patrizio Dazzi, Barbara Guidi, Laura Ricci: GoDel: Delaunay overlays in P2P networks via Gossip. P2P 2012: 1-12
23. Kris Jack, Maurizio Sambati, Fabrizio Silvestri, Salvatore Trani, Rossano Venturini: Cite-as-you-write. ERCIM News 2012(90) (2012)
24. Giacomo Berardi, Andrea Esuli, Fabrizio Sebastiani, Fabrizio Silvestri: Blog Distillation via Sentiment-Sensitive Link Analysis. NLDB 2012: 228-233
25. Djamal Belazzougui, Rossano Venturini: Compressed String Dictionary Look-Up with Edit Distance One. CPM 2012: 280-292
26. Laura Ricci, Emanuele Carlini: Distributed Virtual Environments: From client server to cloud and P2P architectures. HPCS 2012: 8-17
27. E. Carlini, L. Ricci, and M. Coppola. Reducing Server Load in MMOG via P2P Gossip, Proceedings of the ACM Workshop on Network and System Support for Games (NetGames 2012), Venice, Italy
28. Stéphane Campinas, Thomas Perry, Diego Ceccarelli, Renaud Delbru, Giovanni Tummarello: Introducing RDF Graph Summary with Application to Assisted SPARQL Formulation. DEXA Workshops 2012: 261-266.
29. Franco Maria Nardini, M-Dyaa Albakour, Ibrahim Adeyanju, Udo Kruschwitz, Studying Search Shortcuts in a Query Log to Improve Retrieval Over Query Sessions. Proceedings of the International Workshop on Information Retrieval Over Query Sessions (SIR 2012) co-located with the 34th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2012). Barcelona (Spain).
30. Philipp Leitner, Franco Maria Nardini, Gabriele Tolomei, Schahram Dustdar, Fabrizio Silvestri, Mining Lifecycle Event Logs for Enhancing Service-based Applications. In “Adaptive Web Services for Modular and Reusable Software Development: Tactics and Solutions”. IGI Global.
31. Ibrahim Adeyanju, Franco Maria Nardini, M-Dyaa Albakour, Dawei Song, Udo Kruschwitz, RGU-ISTI-Essex at TREC 2011 Session Track. Proceedings of the International Text REtrieval Conference (TREC) 2011. November 2011.
32. R. Baraglia, G. Capannini, P. Dazzi, and G. Pagano, “A multi-criteria job scheduling framework for large computing farms,” Journal of Computer and System Sciences, vol. 79, iss. 2, pp. 230-244, 2013.
33. R. Baraglia, P. Dazzi, M. Mordacchini, and L. Ricci, “A peer-to-peer recommender system for self-emerging user communities based on gossip overlays,” Journal of Computer and System Sciences, vol. 79, iss. 2, pp. 291-308, 2013.
34. E. Carlini, M. Coppola, P. Dazzi, L. Ricci, and G. Righetti, “Cloud Federations in Contrail,” , M. Alexander, P. D’Ambra, A. Belloum, G. Bosilca, M. Cannataro, M. Danelutto, B. Di Martino, M. Gerndt, E. Jeannot, R. Namyst, J. Roman, S. Scott, J. Traff, G. Valle, and J. Weidendorfer, LNCS Ed., Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, 2012, vol. 7155, pp. 159-168.
35. M. Coppola, P. Dazzi, A. Lazouski, F. Martinelli, P. Mori, J. Jensen, I. Johnson, and P. Kershaw, “The Contrail approach to cloud federations,” in Proceedings of the International Symposium on Grids and Clouds (ISGC’12), 2012.
36. R. Baraglia, P. Dazzi, and R. Ferrini, “A Multi-criteria Class-based Job Scheduler for Large Computing Farms,” in Proceedings of the International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing Techniques and Applications, PDPTA 2012, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, 2012.