Prof. Umberto Nanni

"Sapienza" UniversitÓ di Roma
FacoltÓ di Ingegneria dell'Informazione, Informatica e Statistica
Dipartimento di Ingegneria Informatica, Automatica e Gestionale "Antonio Ruberti"

Seminars in Software and Services for the Information Society

(Seminari di Software e Servizi per la SocietÓ dell'Informazione)


Laurea Magistrale in Ingegneria Informatica (Facoltà di Ingegneria dell'Informazione, Informatica e Statistica)
Master of Science in Engineering in Computer Science (MSE-CS) (School of Engineering in Computer Science)
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The course is taught in the second semester, and will host two series of seminars, hold at DIAG - via Ariosto 25, Room A7, on MONDAY, at 15:45-17:15 & 17:30-19:00.
The schedule for A.Y. 2014-2015 was the following:

Data Intelligence (lectures given by Prof. Umberto Nanni)

Process Intelligence (lectures coordinated by Prof. Massimo Mecella)

Data Intelligence (Umberto Nanni) - main topics

Seminars in the past years: 2009-2010, 2010-2011, 2011-2012, 2012-2013, 2013-2014.


For comprehensive details concerning the exam, please check:

For those students who attended at least 75% of the lectures, the examination requirements include a project.
Awareness of methodologies, technologies, and software tools adopted in the project is - of course - expected.


The project can be discussed either with Prof. Nanni, or with Prof. Massimo Mecella - according to the topic (respectively - Data Intelligence, or Process Intelligence).
The following refers to a possible project in DATA INTELLIGENCE, to be discussed with professor U. Nanni.

In principle, there are no constraints on the specific topic. For some comment about the chosen topics for your projects, please contact professor Nanni in office hours or by e-mail.

Requirements and Suggestions

Regardless the topic, the discussion of a project in Data Intelligence requires: Additional presentations (powerpoint, or similar) are NOT required.

As an example, a typical report (FAQ: Is it possible to adopt a different structure? - A: YES), depending on the considered project, might include:

  1. Definition
  2. How
  3. What
  4. Output
The adoption of design formalism is required, notably in the "what" section: UML diagrams and/or workflows and/or Dimensional Fact Model.

Additional suggestions:


For discussing a project in data intelligence:
>>> booking for discussion of project in S4I
For office hours, please, refer to the Announcement Page.
Umberto Nanni (home page)