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 (FacoltÓ di Ingegneria dell'Informazione)
Master in Computer Engineering (School of Information Engineering)


The course is taught in the second semester, and will host two series of seminars, hold at DIAG - via Ariosto 25, Room A7, at 15:45-17:15 & 17:30-19:00, with the following schedule:

Data Intelligence (lectures given by Prof. Umberto Nanni)

Monday, March 4, 2013:
Goals, Overview; Business Intelligence architectures
Monday, March 11, 2013:
Multidimensional model & Data Warehouse; MS SQL-Server Analysis Services: basics
Monday, March 25, 2013:
Introduction to Key Performance Indicators and Critical Success Factors
Monday, April 15, 2013:
RFID; Examples; case study
Monday, April 29, 2013:
Notions of Social Networks Analysis (SNA); case study
Monday, May 27, 2013:
Data Mining; Examples; case study

Process Modeling & Management (coordinated by Prof. Massimo Mecella)

Monday, March 18, 2013: Massimo Mecella
Introduction to Process Modeling, Business Process, Business Process Management System
Monday, April 8, 2013: Claudio Di Ciccio
Formal Approaches to Business Processes through Petri Nets
Monday, April 22, 2013: Massimo Mecella
Business Process Modeling Notation (OMG standard)
Monday, May 6, 2013: Alessandro Russo
YAWL and Its Supporting Environment
Monday, May 13, 2013: Claudio Di Ciccio
Process Mining
Monday, May 20, 2013: Fabio Patrizi
Artifact-Centric Service Interoperation (ACSI)

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

SLIDES used in the seminars of Data Intelligence (lectures given by Prof. Umberto Nanni)

Office Hours


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


For discussing a possible topics for the projects, please contact professor Nanni in office hours, or arrange an appointment by telephone (in office hour, please) or by e-mail.

Requirements and Suggestions

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

As an example (this meas that, yes, a different structure is OK), a typical report, 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:


The project can be discussed by arranging an appointment with Prof. Nanni (email, or a telephone call or a visit in office hours) or (according the topic) with Prof. Massimo Mecella.

Umberto Nanni (home page)