Umberto Nanni

Professore ordinario


nanni@diag.uniroma1.it
Stanza: B207
Tel: +39 0677274020
Fax: +39 0677274002
Biografia: 

POSITION & APPOINTMENTS
- November 2005--: full professor (Information Management Systems), University of Rome "La Sapienza"
- November 2014--: President of the Area Council in Information Engineering (Latina location), University of Rome "La Sapienza"
- February 2015--: Director of the Research Center for Distance Learning and Technologies for Learning, Telematic University Unitelma Sapienza

Previous Positions & Appointments
1994--2005: associate professor, Sapienza University of Rome, Faculty of Engineering
1992--1994: associate professor, University of L'Aquila, Faculty of Sciences
1989--1992: university researcher, University of L'Aquila, Faculty of Sciences
2003-2015: co-founder and member of the "Research and Transport Center" ("Sapienza") - 2012-2015: member of the directorial board (http://www.ctl.uniroma1.it)
2007-2014: coordinator of the Interfaculty Teaching Laboratories in via Tiburtina ("Sapienza").

Visiting Research Institutions
He has been visiting several research institutions, including:
- International Computer Science Institute (ICSI) (Berkeley, CA)
- Max Planck Institut für Informatik (Saarbrücken, Germany)
- University of Utrecht (Utrecht, the Netherlands)
- Technion of Haifa (Haifa, Israel)

TEACHING
Current courses at Università di Roma “La Sapienza”:
- Networks and Operating Systems
- Data Bases and Software Engineering
- Information Systems
Previous courses
- Enterprise Information Systems (Management Engineering)
- Software and Services for the Information Society (Computer Engineering)
Advisor
Over 400 Thesis (MS and BA)

Editorial Activity
He is reviewer for various national and international journals and conferences.
Recent Events
- ICWL 2016 - 15th International Conference on Web-based Learning, 26-29 October 2016: Co-Chairman of the Program Committee, co-editor of the Conference Proceedings (LNCS 10013, Springer Verlag). https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783319474397
- Special Issue on Visual Aspects in Technology Enhanced Learning, International Journal of Distance Education Technologies (IJDET), Vol. 14, n. 1, ISSN: 1539-3100, EISSN: 1539-3119, Publisher IGI-global - guest co-editor. https://www.safaribooksonline.com/library/view/international-journal-of/...
Recent Program Committee Memberships
IEETeL 2018 - 9th International workshop on Interactive Environments and Emerging Technologies for eLearning, Olhao, Algarve, Portugal, April 26-28, 2018. https://sites.google.com/view/ieetel2018/
eLmL 2018 - 10th International Conference on Mobile, Hybrid, and On-line Learning, March 25-29, 2018 - Rome, Italy, http://www.iaria.org/conferences2018/eLmL18.html
ICWL 2017 - 16th International Conference on Web-based Learning, 20-22 September 2017, Cape Town, South Africa. http://www.hkws.org/conference/icwl2017
IEETeL 2017 - 8th International workshop on Interactive Environments and Emerging Technologies for eLearning, London, UK, July 11-14, 2017. https://easychair.org/cfp/ieetel2017
eLmL 2017 - 9th International Conference on Mobile, Hybrid, and On-line Learning, March 19 - 23, 2017, Nice, France. https://www.iaria.org/conferences2017/eLmL17.html

Pubblicazioni: 

Journals

[FZS17]       Patrizia Ferroni, Fabio Massimo Zanzotto, Noemi Scarpato, Silvia Riondino, Umberto Nanni, Mario Roselli, Fiorella Guadagni. Risk Assessment for Venous Thromboembolism in Chemotherapy-Treated Ambulatory Cancer Patients: A Machine Learning Approach. Medical Decision Making, Vol. 37, No. 2, February 2017. DOI: 10.1177/0272989X16662654, PMID: 27491558, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0272989X16662654 

[DFL16]       William Di Luigi, Gabriele Farina, Luigi Laura, Umberto Nanni, Marco Temperini, Luca Versari. OII‑WEB: an Interactive Online Programming Contest Training System. Olympiads in Informatics, 2016, Vol. 10, pp. 207 - 222, ISSN 1822-7732, DOI: 10.15388/ioi.2016.13 

[RNB15]      Silvia Riondino, Umberto Nanni, Fay Betsou, Luisa Rossetti, Corrado Campisi, Riccardo Fiorentino, Raffaele Palmirotta, Patrizia Ferroni, Mario Roselli, Fiorella Guadagni. Sample PREanalytical Code (SPREC) for labelling of biospecimens: an analysis of specimen labelling protocols. Journal of Biorepository Science for Applied Medicine, July 2015, 3(1): 15-21. DOI: 10.2147/BSAM.S68062. https://dx.doi.org/10.2147/BSAM.S68062 

[RFS15]      Silvia Riondino, Patrizia Ferroni, Antonella Spila, Jhessica Alessandroni, Roberta D'Alessandro, Vincenzo Formica, David Della-Morte, Raffaele Palmirotta, Umberto Nanni, Mario Roselli, Fiorella Guadagni. Ensuring Sample Quality for Biomarker Discovery Studies - Use of ICT Tools to Trace Biosample Life-cycle (Review). Cancer Genomics and Proteomics, November-December 2015, vol. 12, no. 6, 291-299. Print ISSN 1109-6535. Online ISSN 1790-6245. PMID: 26543078. 

[N14]           Umberto Nanni. Lifecycle of specimens and data intelligence in a biobank: some models and case studies with Biobim (ABSTRACT). Anticancer Research, 6077, 34 (10), 2014, ISSN 0250-7005. http://www.iiar-anticancer.org/conference/?page_id=1335 

[FFN13]       Francesco Filippi, Gaetano Fusco, and Umberto Nanni. User empowerment and advanced public transport solutions. Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences, 87:3–17, 2013. ISSN: 1877-0428. DOI: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.10.590. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877042813040354 

[NT12]         Umberto Nanni and Marco Temperini. elearning for knowledge management in collaborative architectural design. International Journal of Design Sciences and Technology, 19(2):105–121, 2012. ISSN: 1630-7267. http://europia.org/IJDST/Vol19/IJDSTV19N2 Paper Seven

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[NBR12]      Umberto Nanni, Fay Betsou, Silvia Riondino, Luisa Rossetti, Antonella Spila, Maria Grazia Valente, David Della-Morte, Raffaele Palmirotta, Mario Roselli, Patrizia Ferroni, Fiorella Guadagni. Sprecware: software tools for standard preanalytical code (SPREC) labelling: effective exchange and search of stored biospecimens. International Journal of Biological Markers, 27(3):272–279, 2012. ISSN: 1724-6008. DOI: 10.5301/JBM.2012.9718 

[LGM12]      Sabine Lehmann, Fiorella Guadagni, Helen Moore, Garry Ashton, Michael Barnes, Erica Benson, Judith Clements, Iren Koppandi, Domenico Coppola, Sara Yasemin Demiroglu, Yvonne DeSouza, Annemieke De Wilde, Jacko Duker, James Eliason, Barbara Glazer, Keith Harding, Jae Pil Jeon, Joseph Kessler, Theresa Kokkat, Umberto Nanni, Kathi Shea, Amy Skubitz, Stella Somiari, Gunnel Tybring, Elaine Gunter, and Fotini Betsou. Standard preanalytical coding for biospecimens: Review and implementation of the sample preanalytical code (sprec). Biopreservation and Biobanking, 10(4):366–374, 2012. ISSN: 1947-5535. DOI: 10.1089/bio.2012.0012 

[NSV11]      U. Nanni, A. Spila, M. Valente, P. Somma, M. Iacoboni, J. Alessandroni, P. Ferroni, M. Roselli, and F. Guadagni. (ABSTRACT) RFID as a new ict tool to monitor specimen life cycle and quality control in a biobank. Biopreservation and Biobanking, 9(1):102–102, 2011. ISSN: 1947-5535. DOI: 10.1089/bio.2011.9120. 

[GBN11]      Fiorella Guadagni, Fotini Betsou, and Umberto Nanni. A software tool for labeling with the standard preanalytical code (sprec): Effective exchanging and searching specimens (ABSTRACT). Biopreservation and Biobanking, 9(1):108, 2011. ISSN: 1947-5535. DOI: 10.1089/bio.2011.9120 

[GSN10]      Fiorella Guadagni, Antonella Spila, Umberto Nanni, Paolo Somma, Vincenzino Perrone, Francesco De Angelis, Raffaele Palmirotta, and Patrizia Ferroni. Automated processing of biological samples - the experience of the interinstitutional multidisciplinary biobank (BioBim) (ABSTRACT). Biopreservation and Biobanking, 7(4):230–231, 2010. ISSN: 19475535. DOI: 10.1089/bio.2010.7401.abs. 

[NSR11]      Umberto Nanni, Antonella Spila, Silvia Riondino, Maria Giovanna Valente, Paolo Somma, Mauro Iacoboni, Jhessica Alessandroni, Patrizia Ferroni, Mario Roselli, and Fiorella Guadagni. RFiD as a new ICT tool to monitor specimen life cycle and quality control in a biobank. International Journal of Biological Markers, 26(2):129–135, 2011. ISSN: 17246008. DOI: 10.5301/JBM.2011.8323 

[AFL11]       Paola Alimonti, Esteban Feuerstein, Luigi Laura, and Umberto Nanni. Linear time analysis of properties of conflict-free and general Petri nets. Theoretical Computer Science, 412(4 5):320 338, 2011. ISSN: 0304-3975. DOI: 10.1016/j.tcs.2010.09.030 

[BLA10]      Fotini Betsou, Sylvain Lehmann, Garry Ashton, Michael Barnes, Erica E. Benson, Domenico Coppola, Yvonne Desouza, James Eliason, Barbara Glazer, Fiorella Guadagni, Keith Harding, David J. Horsfall, Cynthia Kleeberger, Umberto Nanni, Anil Prasad, Kathi Shea, Amy Skubitz, Stella Somiari, and Elaine Gunter. Standard preanalytical coding for biospecimens: Defining the sample preanalytical code (sprec). Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention, 19(4):1004–1011, 2010. ISSN: 1055-9965. DOI: 10.1158/10559965.EPI-09-1268 

[CFN09b]    Gianfranco Carrara, Antonio Fioravanti, and Umberto Nanni. Knowledge-based collaborative architectural design. International Journal of Design Sciences and Technology, 16(2):1–16, 2009. ISSN: 1630-7267. http://europia.org/IJDST/vol16/IJDST V16N1 2009 Paper1.pdf 

[FMN03]      Daniele Frigioni, Alberto Marchetti-Spaccamela, and Umberto Nanni. Fully dynamic shortest paths in digraphs with arbitrary arc weights. Journal of Algorithms, 49(1):86–113, 2003. ISSN: 0196-6774. DOI: 10.1016/S0196-6774(03)00082-8 

[CDS03]      Serafino Cicerone, Gabriele Di Stefano, Daniele Frigioni, and Umberto Nanni. A fully dynamic algorithm for distributed shortest paths. Theoretical Computer Science, 297(1-3):83–102, 2003. ISSN: 0304-3975. DOI: 10.1016/S0304-3975(02)00619-9 

[FMNZ01]    Daniele Frigioni, Tobias Miller, Umberto Nanni, and Christos Zaroliagis. An experimental study of dynamic algorithms for transitive closure. ACM Journal of Experimental Algorithmics, 6(9):1–42, 2001. ISSN: 1084-6654. DOI: 10.1145/945394.945403 

[FMN01]      Daniele Frigioni, Alberto Marchetti-Spaccamela, and Umberto Nanni. Dynamic algorithms for classes of constraint satisfaction problems. Theoretical Computer Science, 259(1-2):287–305, 2001. ISSN: 0304-3975. DOI: 10.1016/S0304-3975(00)00013-X 

[FGN01]      Michele Flammini, Giorgio Gambosi, Umberto Nanni, and Richard B. Tan. Characterization results of all shortest paths interval routing schemes. Networks, 37(4):225–232, 2001. ISSN: 0028-3045. DOI: 10.1002/net.1017 

[BBB01]      A. Bertocchi, G. Bracco, G. Buceti, C. Centioli, F. Iannone, G. Manduchi, U. Nanni, M. Panella, C. Stracuzzi, and V. Vitale. Recent developments and object-oriented approach in FTU database. Fusion Engineering and Design, 56-57:981–986, 2001. ISSN: 0920-3796. DOI: 10.1016/S0920-3796(01)00441-0 

[FMN00]      Daniele Frigioni, Alberto Marchetti-Spaccamela, and Umberto Nanni. Fully dynamic algorithms for maintaining shortest paths trees. Journal of Algorithms, 34(2):251–281, 2000. ISSN: 0196-6774. DOI: 10.1006/jagm.1999.1048 

[FMN98b]    Daniele Frigioni, Alberto Marchetti-Spaccamela, and Umberto Nanni. Semidynamic algorithms for maintaining single-source shortest path trees. Algorithmica, 22(3):250–274, 1998. ISSN: 0178-4617. DOI: 10.1007/PL00009224 

[FINP98]     Daniele Frigioni, Mario Ioffreda, Umberto Nanni, and Giulio Pasqualone. Experimental analysis of dynamic algorithms for the single source shortest paths problem. ACM Journal of Experimental Algorithmics, 3(5):1–20, 1998. ISSN: 1084-6654. DOI: 10.1145/297096.297147 

[FGN98b]    Michele Flammini, Giorgio Gambosi, Umberto Nanni, and Richard B. Tan. Multidimensional interval routing schemes. Theoretical Computer Science, 205(1-2):115–133, 1998. ISSN: 0304 3975. DOI: 10.1016/S0304-3975(97)00070-4 

[CFN98]      Serafino Cicerone, Daniele Frigioni, Umberto Nanni, and Francesco Pugliese. A uniform approach to semi-dynamic problems on digraphs. Theoretical Computer Science, 203(1):69 90, 1998. ISSN: 0304-3975. DOI: 10.1016/S0304-3975(97)00288-0 

[FGN97]      Paolo G. Franciosa, Giorgio Gambosi, and Umberto Nanni. The incremental maintenance of a depth-first-search tree in directed acyclic graphs. Information Processing Letters, 61(2):113 120, 1997. DOI: 10.1016/S0020-0190(96)00202-5 

[MNR96]      Alberto Marchetti-Spaccamela, Umberto Nanni, and Hans Rohnert. Maintaining a topological order under edge insertions. Information Processing Letters, 59(1):53–58, 1996. ISSN: 0020-0190. DOI: 10.1016/0020-0190(96)00075-0 

[dMN93]      Fabrizio d’Amore, Alberto Marchetti-Spaccamela, and Umberto Nanni. The weighted list update problem and the lazy adversary. Theoretical Computer Science, 108(2):371–384, 1993. ISSN: 0304-3975. DOI: 10.1016/0304-3975(93)90201-4 

[AIM92]       Giorgio Ausiello, Giuseppe F. Italiano, Alberto Marchetti-Spaccamela, and Umberto Nanni. On line computation of minimal and maximal length paths. Theoretical Computer Science, 95(2):245–261, 1992. ISSN: 0304-3975. DOI: 10.1016/0304-3975(92)90267-J 

[AIM91]       Giorgio Ausiello, Giuseppe F. Italiano, Alberto Marchetti-Spaccamela, and Umberto Nanni. Incremental algorithms for minimal length paths. Journal of Algorithms, 12(4):615–638, 1991. ISSN: 0196-6774. DOI: 10.1016/0196-6774(91)90036-X 

[AIN90]       Giorgio Ausiello, Giuseppe F. Italiano, and Umberto Nanni. Dynamic maintenance of directed hypergraphs. Theoretical Computer Science, 72(2-3):97–117, 1990. ISSN: 0304-3975. DOI: 10.1016/0304-3975(90)90030-L Book

[AN17]     Luca Allulli, Umberto Nanni. Fondamenti di basi di dati - Teoria, metodo ed esercizi Hoepli, 2017 http://www.hoeplieditore.it/scheda-libro/allulli-luca-nanni-umberto/fondamenti-di-basi-di-dati-9788820375164-5568.htmlContributions in monographies

[NP13]        Umberto Nanni and Andrea Palleschi. Tecnologie dell’Informazione.In: Giancarlo Ruocco, Teodoro Valente (ed.), Gestione sostenibile del ciclo dei rifiuti urbani - Gli scenari strategici per Roma e per la Regione Lazio. Aracne, 2013, pages 55– 106. ISBN: 9788854860018. DOI: 10.4399/97888548600185. http://www.aracneeditrice.it/aracneweb/index.php/pubblicazione.html?item=9788854860018 

[NS10]        Umberto Nanni and Antonio Santacaterina. CoKAAD: a Framework for Collaborative Architectural Design. In: Gianfranco Carrara, Antonio Fioravanti, Yehuda E. Kalay (eds.), Collaborative Working Environments for Architectural Design, Palombi Editori, Roma, Italy, 2010, pages 219–230. ISBN: 978-886060-261-9. http://www.palombieditori.it/detail.php?book=1107&c=90 

[CFN09a]    Gianfranco Carrara, Antonio Fioravanti, and Umberto Nanni. An innovative knowledge structure for supporting collaboration in building design. In: In: Dato E., Beheshti R., Khaldoun Z. (eds.), Innovation for Building and Construction. Towards a better, stronger and sustainable future using advanced ICT. p. 331-350, PARIS: Europia Productions, ISBN/ISSN: 9782909285566 

[NST93b]    Umberto Nanni, Silvio Salza, and Mario Terranova. The LOGIDATA+ prototype system. Paolo Atzeni (ed), LOGIDATA+: Deductive Databases with Complex Objects, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, volume 701. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 1993, pages 211–232. ISBN: 978-3-540-56974-9. DOI: 10.1007/BFb0021899 

[NST93a]    Umberto Nanni, Silvio Salza, and Mario Terranova. LOA: the LOGIDATA+ Object Algebra. Paolo Atzeni (ed), LOGIDATA+: Deductive Databases with Complex Objects, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, volume 701. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 1993, pages 195–210. ISBN: 978-3-540-56974-9. DOI: 10.1007/BFb0021898.International Conferences

[FLNT18]     Paolo Fantozzi, Luigi Laura, Umberto Nanni, and Marco Temperini. Visual Analysis of vertex-disjoint path connectivity in networks. iV2018 - 22nd International Conference Information Visualisation, 10 - 13 July 2018, University of Salerno, Italy. 

[DFL15]      William Di Luigi, Gabriele Farina, Luigi Laura, Umberto Nanni, Marco Temperini, and Luca Versari, Three Uses of the Online Social Programming Training System: On Nature and Purpose of Spreading Algorithmic Problem Solving, 2nd International Conference on Smart Learning Environments - ICSLE 2015. Sinaia, Romania, September 2015. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-287-868-7_47 

[LNT14a]     Luigi Laura, Umberto Nanni, Marco Temperini, Visual analysis based on dominator trees with application to personalized elearning, 13th International Conference of Web-based Learning - ICWL 2014, Tallinn, Estonia, August 14-17, 2014. Advances in Web-Based Learning - ICWL 2014, LNCS 8613, Springer, pp 207-212. ISBN: 978-3-319-09634-6 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-09635-3_23. 

[LNT14b]     Luigi Laura, Umberto Nanni, Marco Temperini, The organization of large-scale repositories of learning objects with directed hypergraphs, 7th International Workshop on Social and Personal Computing for Web-Supported Learning Communities - SPeL 2014, Tallinn, Estonia, August 14, 2014, New Horizons in Web Based Learning, LNCS v.8699, pp 23-33. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-13296-9_3 

[AIL12]        Giorgio Ausiello, Giuseppe F. Italiano, Luigi Laura, Umberto Nanni, and Fabiano Sarracco. Structure theorems for optimum hyperpaths in directed hypergraphs. In A. Ridha Mahjoub, Vangelis Markakis, Ioannis Milis, and Vangelis Th. Paschos, editors, Combinatorial Optimization - Second International Symposium, ISCO 2012, Athens, Greece, April 19-21, 2012, volume 7422 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 1–14. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2012. ISBN: 978-3-642-32146-7.  DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-32147-4 1. 

[NT11]         Umberto Nanni and Marco Temperini. elearning for collaborative architectural design. In Proc. 13th International Conference on Advances in Design Sciences and Technology, pages 299–314. Europia Productions, Paris, France, 8-10, June 2011 2011. ISBN: 979-1090094-05-5. http://www.dau.uniroma1.it/europia13/home.html 

[DRC09a]    Silvio Di Re, Andrea Campagna, and Umberto Nanni. A reference architecture for freight transport management systems. In International Conference on Models and Technologies for Intelligent Transportation Systems, pages 276–282, 2009. http://w3.uniroma1.it/gaetanofusco/subfusco/MT-ITS 

[CFN10]      Gianfranco Carrara, Antonio Fioravanti, and Umberto Nanni. Knowledge representation and management in design: Abstractions, filters and process improvements. In 22th International Conference on Systems Research, Informatics and Cybernetics (InterSymp) - Advances in Adaptive Planning Capabilities, Baden-Baden, Germany, August 2-6, 2010, pages 23–40. IIAS - International Institute for Advanced Studies in Systems Research & Cybernetics, Tecumseh, ON, Canada, 2010. ISBN: 978-1-897233-17-7. http://digitalcommons.calpoly.edu/cadrc/96 

[DRC09b]    Silvio Di Re, Claudia Castaldi, and Umberto Nanni. Interoperability of freight transport management systems: the freightwise solution. In 13th Meeting of the EURO Working Group on Transportation: Advances in Transportation Systems Analysis (EWGT 2009). Padova University Press, Padua, Italy, 2009. ISBN: 978-88-903541-4-4 

[NPS08]      Umberto Nanni, Enrico Pulcini, and Fabiano Sarracco. Towards a dynamic model for the train platforming problem. In Arrival - 2nd annual workshop and review meeting, Rome, Italy, March 11-13, 2008. http://www.diei.univaq.it/arrival/abstracts/Nanni.pdf 

[FNS07]      Francesco Filippi, Umberto Nanni, and Fabiano Sarracco. An internet-based collaborative transport network in an italian industrial cluster. In 2nd International Clustering Conference, Istambul, Turkey, October 25-26, 2007, 2007. 

[SDB07]      A. Santacaterina, C. Di Biagio, G. Pennella, and U. Nanni. The hard real-time problem on ethernet. In Proceedings of the Sixth IASTED International Conference on Communication Systems and Networks, CSN ‘07, pages 69–75. ACTA Press, Anaheim, CA, USA, 2007. ISBN: 978-0-88986-696-6. http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1659709.1659724 

[LNS05]      Luigi Laura, Umberto Nanni, and Fabiano Sarracco. Fast lsi-based techniques for query expansion in text retrieval systems. In 2nd International Workshop on Text-based Information Retrieval (TIR-05), pages 15–28, September 1114, 2005 2005. http://www.uni weimar.de/medien/webis/research/events/tir-05/tir05papers-final/laura05-fast-lsi-based-technique-query-expansion.pdf 

[CFN04]      Gianfranco Carrara, Antonio Fioravanti, and Umberto Nanni. Knowledge sharing, not metaknowledge. In 16th International Conference on Systems Research, Informatics and Cybernetics (InterSymp) - Intelligent Software Systems for the New Infrastructure, BadenBaden, Germany, July 29 - August 5, 2004, pages 105–118. IIAS - International Institute for Advanced Studies in Systems Research & Cybernetics, Tecumseh, ON, Canada, 2004. ISBN: 1-894613-41-4. http://digitalcommons.calpoly.edu/cadrc/23 

[DFM01]      Camil Demetrescu, Daniele Frigioni, Alberto Marchetti-Spaccamela, and Umberto Nanni. Maintaining shortest paths in digraphs with arbitrary arc weights: An experimental study. In 4th Workshop on Algorithm Engineering (WAE’00), volume 1982 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 218–229. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2001. DOI: 10.1007/3-54044691-5 19 

[CSF00]      Serafino Cicerone, Gabriele Stefano, Daniele Frigioni, and Umberto Nanni. A fully dynamic algorithm for distributed shortest paths. In Gaston H. Gonnet and Alfredo Viola, editors, LATIN 2000: Theoretical Informatics, volume 1776 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 247–257. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2000. ISBN: 978-3-540-67306-4. DOI: 10.1007/10719839 25 

[FMN98c]    Daniele Frigioni, Tobias Miller, Umberto Nanni, Giulio Pasqualone, Guido Schaefer, and Christos Zaroliagis. An experimental study of dynamic algorithms for directed graphs. In Gianfranco Bilardi, Giuseppe F. Italiano, Andrea Pietracaprina, and Geppino Pucci, editors, 6th European Symposium on Algorithms - ESA 98, volume 1461 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 368–380. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 1998. ISBN: 978-3-54064848-2. DOI: 10.1007/3-540-68530-8 31 

[FMN98a]    Daniele Frigioni, Alberto Marchetti-Spaccamela, and Umberto Nanni. Fully dynamic shortest paths and negative cycles detection on digraphs with arbitrary arc weights. In Gianfranco Bilardi, GiuseppeF. Italiano, Andrea Pietracaprina, and Geppino Pucci, editors, 6th European Symposium on Algorithms - ESA ‘98, volume 1461 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 320–331. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 1998. ISBN: 978-3-540-64848-2. DOI: 10.1007/3 540-68530-8 27 

[FGN98a]    Michele Flammini, Giorgio Gambosi, Umberto Nanni, and Richard B. Tan. Characterization results of all shortest paths interval routing schemes. In Luisa Gargano and David Peleg, editors, SIROCCO 98, 5th International Colloquium on Structural Information & Communication Complexity, pages 201–213. Carleton Scientific, 1998. http://citeseer.uark.edu:8080/citeseerx/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.33.4177&rep=rep1&type=pdf 

[AIN98]       Giorgio Ausiello, Giuseppe F. Italiano, and Umberto Nanni. Hypergraph traversal revisited: Cost measures and dynamic algorithms. In Lubos Brim, Josef Gruska, and Jiri Zlatuska, editors, Mathematical Foundations of Computer Science - MFCS, volume 1450 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 1–16. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 1998. ISBN: 978-3-540-64827-7. DOI: 10.1007/BFb0055754 

[ACI98]       David Alberts, Giuseppe Cattaneo, Giuseppe F. Italiano, Umberto Nanni, and Christos Zaroliagis. A software library of dynamic graph algorithms. In Battiti R. and A. A. Bertossi, editors, Proc. Workshop on Algorithms and Experiments (ALEX ‘98), pages 129–136. University of Trento, Italy, 1998. http://rtm.science.unitn.it/alex98/book/alberts.ps.gz 

[FINP97]     Daniele Frigioni, Mario Ioffreda, Umberto Nanni, and Giulio Pasqualone. Experimental analysis of dynamic algorithms for the single source shortest path problem. In Workshop on Algorithm Engineering (WAE 97), pages 54–63, 1997. http://www.dsi.unive.it/ wae97/proceedings/ONLY PAPERS/pap6.ps.gz 

[CFN97]      Serafino Cicerone, Daniele Frigioni, Umberto Nanni, and Francesco Pugliese. Counting edges in a dag. In Fabrizio d’Amore, Paolo Giulio Franciosa, and Alberto MarchettiSpaccamela, editors, Graph-Theoretic Concepts in Computer Science, volume 1197 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 85–100. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 1997. ISBN: 978 3 540 62559 9. DOI: 10.1007/3-540-62559-3 9 

[FMN96]      Daniele Frigioni, Alberto Marchetti-Spaccamela, and Umberto Nanni. Fully dynamic output bounded single source shortest path problem. In Proceedings of the seventh annual ACM-SIAM symposium on Discrete algorithms, SODA ‘96, pages 212–221, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 1996. Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. ISBN: 0-89871-366-8. http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=313852.313926 

[FGN95]      Michele Flammini, Giorgio Gambosi, Umberto Nanni, and Richard B. Tan. Multidimensional interval routing schemes. In Jean-Michel Helary and Michel Raynal, editors, Proceedings 9th International Workshop on Distributed Algorithms (WDAG ‘95), Le Mont-Saint-Michel, France, September 13-15, volume 972 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 131–144. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 1995. ISBN: 978-3-540-60274-3. DOI: 10.1007/BFb0022143 

[MNR94b]    Alberto Marchetti-Spaccamela, Umberto Nanni, and Hans Rohnert. On-line graph algorithms for incremental compilation. In Jan van Leeuwen, editor, Graph-Theoretic Concepts in Computer Science, volume 790 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 70–86. Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, 1994. ISBN: 978-3-540-57899-4. DOI: 10.1007/3-540-578994 42 

[MNR94a]    Alberto Marchetti-Spaccamela, Umberto Nanni, and Hans Rohnert. On-line graph algorithms for incremental compilation. In Jan van Leeuwen, editor, Graph-Theoretic Concepts in Computer Science, volume 790 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 70–86. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 1994. ISBN: 978-3-540-57899-4. DOI: 10.1007/3-540-578994 42 

[FMN94b]    Daniele Frigioni, Alberto Marchetti-Spaccamela, and Umberto Nanni. Incremental algorithms for the single-source shortest path problem. In P.S. Thiagarajan, editor, Foundation of Software Technology and Theoretical Computer Science, volume 880 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 113–124. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 1994. ISBN: 978-3-54058715-6. DOI: 10.1007/3-540-58715-2 118 

[FMN94a]    Daniele Frigioni, Alberto Marchetti-Spaccamela, and Umberto Nanni. Dynamization of backtrack-free search for the constraint satisfaction problem. In M. Bonuccelli, P. Crescenzi, and R. Petreschi, editors, Algorithms and Complexity, volume 778 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 136–151. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 1994. ISBN: 9783-540-57811-6. DOI: 10.1007/3-540-57811-0 12 

[FGN94]      Paolo G. Franciosa, Giorgio Gambosi, and Umberto Nanni. On the structure of dfs-forests on directed graphs and the dynamic maintenance of dfs on dag’s. In Jan van Leeuwen, editor, 2nd Annual European Symposiumon Algorithms - ESA ‘94, volume 855 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 343–353. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 1994. ISBN: 9783-540-58434-6. DOI: 10.1007/BFb0049421 

[NST92]      U Nanni, S Salza, and M Terranova. An algebraic approach to the manipulation of complex objects. In Proceedings of the 25th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 1992, volume 1, pages 359–368. IEEE, 1992. DOI: 10.1109/HICSS.1992.183184 

[AFN92]      Paola Alimonti, Esteban Feuerstein, and Umberto Nanni. Linear time algorithms for liveness and boundedness in conflict-free petri nets. In Imre Simon, editor, LATIN ‘92, volume 583 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 1–14. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 1992. ISBN: 978-3-540-55284-0. DOI: 10.1007/BFb0023812 

[dMN91a]    Fabrizio d’Amore, Alberto Marchetti-Spaccamela, and Umberto Nanni. Competitive algorithms for the weighted list update problem. In Frank Dehne, Jrg-Rdiger Sack, and Nicola Santoro, editors, Algorithms and Data Structures, volume 519 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 240–248. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 1991. ISBN: 978-3-540-54343-5. DOI: 10.1007/BFb0028266 

[AIM90]       Giorgio Ausiello, Giuseppe F. Italiano, Alberto Marchetti-Spaccamela, and Umberto Nanni. Incremental algorithms for minimal length paths. In Proceedings of the first annual ACM-SIAM symposium on Discrete algorithms, SODA ‘90, pages 12–21, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 1990. Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. ISBN: 0-89871-251-3. http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=320176.320178 

[AIM90]       Giorgio Ausiello, Giuseppe F. Italiano, Alberto Marchetti-Spaccamela, and Umberto Nanni. Incremental algorithms for minimal length paths. In Proceedings of the first annual ACM-SIAM symposium on Discrete algorithms, SODA ‘90, pages 12–21, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 1990. Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. ISBN: 0-89871-251-3. 

[IMN89]       Giuseppe F. Italiano, Alberto Marchetti-Spaccamela, and Umberto Nanni. Dynamic data structures for series parallel digraphs. In F. Dehne, J.-R. Sack, and N. Santoro, editors, Algorithms and Data Structures, volume 382 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 352–372. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 1989. ISBN: 978-3-540-51542-5. DOI: 10.1007/3-54051542-9 30 

[AMN89]      Giorgio Ausiello, Alberto Marchetti-Spaccamela, and Umberto Nanni. Dynamic maintenance of paths and path expressions on graphs. In P. Gianni, editor, Symbolic and Algebraic Computation, volume 358 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 1–12. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 1989. ISBN: 978-3-540-51084-0. DOI: 10.1007/3-540-510842 1National Conferences

[CDS09]      Bruno Ciciani, Pierangelo Di Sanzo, Umberto Nanni, Francesco Quaglia, and Fabiano Sarracco. Osservambiente - a project for territorial governance. In itAIS 2009 - VI Conference of the Italian Chapter of AIS, pages 1–8, 2009.  http://www.cersi.it/itais2009/pdf/TR 12/itais2009 submission 105.pdf 

[NS07]        Umberto Nanni and Antonio Santacaterina. Cokaad: a framework for collaborative architectural design. In Collaborative Architectural and Building Design (CollABD 2007), pages 225–235. Palombi Editori, Roma, Italy, 2007 

[LNG01]      S. Lauretti, U. Nanni, F. Guagnelli, G. Ortolani, M. D’onofrio, A. Urso, R. Alexander, and A. Amici. Il data mining nella analisi dei database oncologici: Studio multicentrico nel carcinoma della vescica. In 74 Congresso SIU - Società Italiana di Urologia, 2001 

[IN89a]        Giuseppe F. Italiano and Umberto Nanni. On line maintainenance of minimal directed hypergraphs. In C. Bohm and P. Miglioli, editors, 3rd Italian Conference on Theoretical Computer Science, pages 335–349. World Scientific Publishing, 1989 

[N87a]         Umberto Nanni. CGQL: a conceptual graphic query language for relational databases. In Atti del Congresso Annuale dell’Associazione Italiana per l’Informatica ed il Calcolo Automatico - AICA 1987, 1987.

 

Interessi di ricerca: 

The main areas of scientific work and project initiatives are:
1. Information Systems (Transport and Logistics, Health, Cultural Heritage)
2. Algorithm Engineering (path algorithms and other combinatorial problems)
3. Technology Enhanced Learning
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He (co)authored about 90 scientific papers (h-index=21). The main publications can be found at:
https://scholar.google.it/scholar?q="umberto+nanni"
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=umberto+nanni
 
MAIN PROJECTS

● 2015-2017: Unit Coordinator of the European Project PRIDE - Profiling Relations In Drug trafficking in Europe - no. JUST/2014/JDRU/AG/DRUG/7074, DG HOME - Migration and Home Affairs. Project objective: "Web-based system on drug-profiling and drug-tracking in real time".

● 2016-2017: Coordinator for ICT Area - Ancient Law (ALIR). Information Retrieval and semantic indexing techniques for studying legal texts: sources, lexicons, contexts, written traditions. Multidisciplinary project at the University.

● 2014-2015: Coordinator for ICT Area - Archaic - Roman Law, Archeology & ICT: The Case of the Forum. Multidisciplinary project at the University.

● 2013-2014: Scientific Coordinator (for Univ. "La Sapienza") of a project on “Food Traceability” – an industrial innovation project funded by "Sviluppo Lazio" for the joint use of genetic markers and RFID technologies to ensure the traceability of agro-industrial products .

● 2013-2014: Scientific Coordinator (for Univ. "La Sapienza") of the SPRECware project - Labeling of human biological samples using the Standard PREanalytical Code. This industrial innovation project funded by "Lazio Development" is aimed at the realization of ICT tools and solutions developed to promote the adoption of the "SPREC" coding for the collection and exchange of samples between biological banks networks and research centers. More information at: http://www.sprecware.org

● 2011-2014 (39 months): Principal Investigator of the research project funded by EACEA Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency): eLF-eLearning Fitness, no. 511669-2010-LLP-KA3-KA3MP. The project, which will last three years, has a budget of 667 KEuro co-financed 75% by the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency ( EACEA ) under the Lifelong Learning Programme - Call for Proposals 2010 Key Activity 3, Information and Communication Technologies.
The ELF project, with 19 partners and 42 associated partners, has the following objectives:
1. the realization of an eLearning platform for fitness instructors based on EQF (European Qualification Framework)
2. the establishment of a National Registry of Certifications in 10 European countries. http://www.elearningfitness.eu

● 2012: Coordinator of a “technical table” on "Information Technologies" within an initiative for the Lazio Region, promoted by University "La Sapienza" of Rome to provide stakeholders with research, technological development and innovative ideas for the good governance of waste disposal for the protection of public health, the environment and cultural heritage. The results of this initiative are published in a monograph [NP13]. http://www.aracneeditrice.it/aracneweb/index.php/pubblicazione.html?item=9788854860018

● 2011-2012: Member of two working groups of the Italian chapter of BBMRI - Biobanking and Biomolecular Resources Research Infrastructure, coordinated by the Istituto Superiore di Sanità. http://www.bbmri-eric.it

● 2010: Participation – Study for supporting the preparation of the impact assessment on “e-Maritime Initiative”, developed for the European Commission, Directorate - General Energy And Transport (Tenders No MARE/2010/05)

● 2006 -- 2010: Participation – FREIGHTWISE – Management Framework for Intelligent Intermodal Transport, EC contract no: TREN-06-FP6TR-S07-60148, DG Transport and Energy (TREN): the project aims at creating a support tool for integrated multimodal supply-chain planning and definition of European freight transport policies. https://cordis.europa.eu/project/rcn/85651_en.html

● 2008-2010: Participation – Project “Osservambiente”. The project, promoted by Nergal s.r.l., with a grant from Regione Campania, has the goal of developing an Environmental Monitoring System, which integrates territorial and urban elements in order to provide an innovative tool for the governance of the territory monitoring, planning of interventions and verification of results.

● 2008-: He cooperates with IRCCS “San Raffaele Pisana” of Rome in several projects efforts concerning interoperability and sustainable quality management in Biobanks.

● 2006-2009: A Portal for the Technological District of the Aerospace, funded by Filas (Finanziaria Lazio)

● 2004 -- 2008: Participation – SAFETYNET – Building the European Road Safety Observatory, EC contract no: TREN-04-FP6TR-S12.395465/506723, DG Transport and Energy (TREN): the objective of the project is to build the framework of a European Road Safety Observatory, which will be the primary focus for road safety data and knowledge. http://www.erso.eu/

● 2006-2008: Coordinator of a Research Unit of the MIUR Project (PRIN-2005) entitled “Model for Multidisciplinary Collaborative Design in Architecture” on the specific topic “A Software Platform to support the Collaborative Architectural Design”.

● 2007: Member of the Technical Group that contributes to the “Regional Plan for Infomobility” for AREMOL, Department of Mobility, Regione Lazio. http://www.aremol.it/userfiles/file/P_R_Infomob.pdf

● 2006-2007: Participation – Logistics Outsourcing in an Industrial Districts, funded by ICE – Istituto Nazionale per il Commercio Estero (National Institute for Foreign Trade)

● 2006: Scientific Coordinator of a contract funded by IRPPS-CNR (Institute for Research on Population and Social Policies, of the National Research Council) as part of the “Scenario” Project. This project, funded by MIUR (Ministry of Instruction, University and Research) in the Special Fund for Applied Research, developed a system that provides tools for decision support in order to plan action on the ground and assess the cultural, social, economic, environmental impact and priorities.

● 2000-2003: ALCOM-FT (Algorithms and Complexity for Future Technologies), 5FP IST-FET Programme, no. IST-1999-14186.

● 1997-1999: ALCOM-IT  (Algorithms and Complexity - Information Technology), Esprit Long Term Research Project no. 20244.

● 1995-1998: Coordinator of a Research Unit in a Special Project funded by CNR (National Research Council) on “Mobility, security, allocation of resources in telecommunications networks”.

● 1995-1998: Coordinator of three contracts funded by National Agency ENEA (Ente Nazionale Energie e Ambiente), Centro Ricerche della Casaccia (Department ERG-SIRE - Integrated Systems for Energy Saving), on “Information Systems for Management and Planning of Urban Mobility”.

● 1995--: Coordinator of several local research projects funded by Università di Roma “La Sapienza” on various topics, including: “Dynamic and Distributed Algorithms”, “Management of information structures”, “Algorithms for the management of urban mobility”, “Collection and Analysis of Clinical Data with Inferential Data Mining Techniques”.

● 1994-1995: Coordinator of the course “Managing Design of Software Applications”, co-organized by the University of L'Aquila, and funded by the European Social Fund (ESF).

● 1993-1994: Coordinator of a Research Unit at University of L'Aquila of the National Project “Efficiency of Algorithms and Design of Information Structures” (MURST 40%).

● 1992 —: Cooperation with government agencies, including: Ministry of Finance, Customs Agency, Interministerial Committee for Economic Policies (CIPE), Region Lazio, Region Abruzzo, Province of Chieti, City of Terni.

● 1992-1995: ALCOM II (Algorithms and Complexity), ESPRIT BRA, Project no. 7141.

● 1989-1991: ALCOM (Algorithms and Complexity), ESPRIT BRA, Project no. 3075.