Valentina Franzoni

Valentina  Franzoni image
Contact and personal infos: Advisor:  Marco Schaerf
Research Area:
Artificial Intelligence and Knowledge Representation
Interests:
artificial intelligence, data mining, web-based semantic proximity, social network analysis, link prediction, automated emotion recognition, web usability, e-learning, knowledge representation

Activities
Participation to PhD school
DescriptionExternal siteYear
Corso di Scrittura tecnico-scientifica, Prof. Emilio Matricciani (ICT Sapienza )Link2015
Big Data Management Course, Prof. Domenico Lembo (DIAG)Link2015
Interactive decision making and learning in human-centered systems Course, Prof. Subramanian Ramamoorthy (DIAG)Link2015
Bibliometrics as Big Data Science: Combination of Large Datasets and Research assessment Methodologies Doctoral Course, Prof. Henk F. Moed (DIAG)Link2015
Fondamenti del Sapere Scientifico e Tecnologico, Doctoral Course, Prof. Giovanni Iacovitti (DIET)Link2015
Seminar speaker: A Delegation-based Cooperative Robotic Framework, DIAG 12 June 2015 (AI and Robotics Seminars for Interactive decision making and learning in human-centered systems Course)2015
Seminar, speaker: Joint Link Prediction and Attribute Inference Using Social -Attribute Network, DIET 19 june 2015 (corso Fondamenti del Sapere Scientifico e Tecnologico)2015
Seminar, speaker: Entity Resolution Methods For Affiliation Disambiguation, DIAG 23 june 2015 (for the Bibliometrics as Big Data Science Course)2015
Seminar, speaker: Models of Structural and Semantic Proximity in Information Networks, DIAG 22 October 2015 (1st year final presentation)2015
Tutorial: Neo4j for SNA, just another tutorial using a scientific biography. DIAG, 22 October 2015 (final project for the Big Data Management course)2015
Seminar, speaker: Content Extraction by Multi-path Traces in Semantic Networks, DMI Unipg 13 May 2016 (for the Artificial Intelligence Course)2016
DIAG Seminar: Entity selection and ranking for data mining applications. 27 Nov 2015, 14-16 (Evimaria Terzi)Link2015
Lecture on Bitcoin, 8-9/6/2016 9:30-11:00, Prof. Alberto Marchetti Spaccamela (DIAG) In the course of: Great Ideas in ICTLink2016
Lecture on Design Thinking and Everyday Life, 8-9/6/2016 11-00-13:00 DIAG In the course of: Product Design for Robotics (Prof. Imbesi)Link2016
Models of Structural and Semantic Proximity in Information Networks, speaker (2nd year final presentation)2016
School on Open Science Cloud (SOSC) jointly organized by the Chemistry, Biology and Biotechnologies and the Physics and Geology Departments of the University of Perugia and INFNLink2017
Participation to national and international research projects
DescriptionExternal siteYear
Partecipazione al progetto di ricerca Mobile Knowledge Agents in Evolutionary Environments del Dipartimento di Matematica e Informatica, Università degli Studi di Perugia, responsabile Prof. Alfredo Milani (2014-2017)2014-2017
HKBU-UNIPG Summer Exchange Programme 2016 (scientific organization committe, awarded for excellent contribution)2016
Research Projects of National Interest (PRIN) under Grant No.010FP79LR_003 ?Logical methods of information management?.2014
HKBU-UNIPG Exchange Programme 2017 (scientific organization committe, chair), Perugia 15 June-31 July 20172017
Participation to conferences/workshops
DescriptionExternal siteYear
Artificial Intelligence for Society and Economy, XIII AI*IA Symposium on Artificial Intelligence (Pisa, 10-12 December 2014)2014
International Journalism Festival (Perugia, Italy), workshops e seminari su data scienceLink2015
Giornata di Seminari Scientifici in Informatica e Sistemi di Elaborazione delle Informazioni 17 aprile 2015, Dipartimento di Ingegneria, Università degli Studi di PerugiaLink2015
Invited speaker at the HKBU-Unipg Exchange Programme 2015, summer school organised within Hong Kong Baptist University (HK, China) and University of Perugia (Italy), seminar on: Social Computing in Scientific Research (Perugia, 10 July 2015)2015
IEEE Italy Section Summer School, Perugia 25 June 2015 (one day participation)Link2015
11th Reasoning Web Summer School. Berlin, Germany from July 31 - August 4, 2015. Presentation of the poster: Semantic Extraction Models for MultimediaLink2015
9th International Conference on Web Reasoning and Rule Systems (RR 2015). Berlin, Germany August 4-6, 2015. Doctoral consortium, presentation of the paper: Context Extraction by Multi-path Traces in Semantic Networks Link2015
Festival internazionale delle App, Todi 2015: partecipazione al workstand di mobile robotics -Guarda che RobApp!- organizzato dal Dipartimento di Matematica e Informatica, Università degli Studi di Perugia, Prof.Alfredo Milani, KIT LabLink2015
Exhibit di Mobile Robotics Workshop in occasione della visita del Vice Presidente del Senato della Repubblica, Senatrice L. Lanzillotta, al Knowledge and Information Technology Lab, Dipartimento di Matematica e Informatica, Unipg2015
Worskshop I MOOC come risorse per la didattica universitaria, Prof. Floriana Falcinelli, Università degli Studi di Perugia (aula magna, 11-11-2015)2015
Invited speaker on: Knowledge, coding and Robotics; at the Love Film Festival, in occasion of the presentation of the sci-fi book named: Ulisse Missione Robot. (Perugia, 4 May 2016)Link2016
Invited speaker on: Knowledge, coding and Robotics; organized by LibreItalia and Unipg; in the Week of Pink Rose (Settimana del Rosa Digitale) at DMI University of Perugia (Perugia, 9 March 2016)Link2016
Invited speaker at the HKBU-Unipg Exchange Programme 2016, summer school organised within Hong Kong Baptist University (HK, China) and University of Perugia (Italy), seminar on: Web Usability and Accessibility (Perugia, 25 July 2016)2016
Invited speaker at the HKBU-Unipg Exchange Programme 2016, summer school organised within Hong Kong Baptist University (HK, China) and University of Perugia (Italy), seminar on: Social Network Analysis, Metrics and Methods (Perugia, 8 July 2016)2016
Program chair at the 5th International Workshop on Web-based Collective Evolutionary Systems: models, measures, applications WCES16 July 4-7, 2016, in Beijing, China Held in conjunction with ICCSA 2016 (workshop awarded)Link2016
Sicurezza informatica e utente, invited speaker nell\'ambito del corso di Informatica e Statistica per la triennale in Tecnico di Laboratorio Biomedico, Perugia 21 Novembre (Prof.Pallottelli)2016
Data analysis su dati INGV del terremoto del centro Italia, invited speaker nell\'ambito del corso di Informatica e Statistica per la triennale in Tecnico di Laboratorio Biomedico Universita\' degli Studi di Perugia, Perugia 28 Novembre (Prof.Pallottelli)2016
Program Commettee member at IEEE Intelligent and Security Informatics (ISI 2017) international interdisciplinary conference, for the theme "Security and Big Data" (July 22-24, 2017, Beijing, China)Link2017
Chair of EMORE, international multidisciplinary workshop on Emotion Reconition, at International Conference on Computer Science and Its Applications (ICCSA 2017)Link2017
Chair of IWCES, 6th International Workshop on Web-based Collective Evolutionary Systems: models, measures, applications. At International Conference on Computer Science and Its Applications (ICCSA 2017)Link2017
HKBU-UNIPG Summer Exchange Programme 2017, scientific supervisor and chair for the seminar series on Cyber-emotions, Perugia University, Department of Mathematics andComputer Science, 26 June-26 July 2017Link2017
Invited speaker at the HKBU-Unipg Exchange Programme 2017, summer school organised within Hong Kong Baptist University (HK, China) and University of Perugia (Italy), seminar on: Web-based Semantic Emotion Recogniton (Perugia, 14 July 2017)Link2017
Speaker at the HKBU-Unipg Exchange Programme 2017, summer school organised within Hong Kong Baptist University (HK, China) and University of Perugia (Italy), seminar on: Emotions in Artificial Intelligence (Perugia, 26 June 2015), introductory speech for 2017
17th ICCSA, Trieste 3-6 July 2017. Presentation of the paper: A Deep Learning Semantic Approach to Emotion Recognition Using the IBM Watson Bluemix Alchemy Language. Workshop EMORELink2017
17th ICCSA, Trieste 3-6 July 2017. Presentation of the paper: Structural and semantic proximity in information networks. Workshop IWCESLink2017
17th ICCSA, Trieste 3-6 July 2017. Presentation of the paper: SEMO: a semantic model for emotion recognition in web objects. Workshop ACER@WI2017Link2017
Long stay visiting research periods
DescriptionExternal siteYear
Visiting PhD student at Hong Kong Baptist University, working on Semantic Image Recognition and Set Similarity Measures for Collective Knowledge. 29 Gen-29 Feb 2016. Supervisors at HKBU: Prof. Alfredo Milani, Dr. Yuanxi Li.2016

Publications
Title Autor(s) Published in Year
1A Multistrain Bacterial Diffusion Model for Link PredictionValentina Franzoni, Andrea Chiancone, Alfredo MilaniInternational Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artifi cial Intelligence, Vol.31, Issue 11, (2017) DOI: 10.1142/S02180014175902482017
2Just an Update on PMING Distance for Web-based Semantic Similarity in Artificial Intelligence and Data MiningValentina Franzoniarxiv:1701.02163, CoRR [cs.AI]2017
3Semantic Evolutionary Concept Distances for Effective Information Retrieval in Query ExpansionValentina Franzoni, Yuanxi Li, Clement H. C. Leung, Alfredo MilaniarXiv:1701.05311 [cs.IR] Authors postprint, including revision differences with respect to the main publication. CoRR abs/1701.05311 (2017)2017
4Structural and Semantic Proximity in Information NetworksFranzoni V., Milani A. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 104042017
5A Web-Based System for Emotion Vector ExtractionValentina Franzoni, Giulio Biondi, Alfredo MilaniLNCS, volume 104062017
6EmEx, a Tool for Automated Emotive Face Recognition Using Convolutional Neural NetworksMatteo Riganelli, Valentina Franzoni, Osvaldo Gervasi,Sergio TassoComputational Science and Its Applications, ICCSA 2017 pp 692-7042017
7Clustering Facebook for Biased Context ExtractionFranzoni V., Li Y., Mengoni P., Milani A.ICCSA 2017, workshop IWCES, LNCS Springer2017
8A Deep Learning Semantic Approach to Emotion Recognition Using the IBM Watson Bluemix Alchemy LanguageGiulio Biondi, Valentina Franzoni, Valentina PoggioniICCSA 2017, LNCS, volume 10406, pp 718-729, workshop EMORE2017
9SEMO: a semantic model for emotion recognition in web objectsValentina Franzoni, Alfredo Milani, Giulio BiondiWI 2017: 953-9582017
10A path-based model for emotion abstraction on facebook using sentiment analysis and taxonomy knowledgeValentina Franzoni, Yuanxi Li, Paolo MengoniWI 2017: 947-9522017
11Emotional book classification from book blurbsValentina Franzoni, Valentina PoggioniWI 2017: 931-9382017
12Emotional affordances in human-machine interactive planning and negotiationValentina Franzoni, Alfredo Milani, Jordi Vallverd?WI 2017: 924-9302017
13Context Extraction by Multi-path Traces in Semantic NetworksFranzoni V.Proc. of Reasoning Rules (RR 2015) Doctoral Consortium. To be published.2016
14A Semantic Comparison of Clustering Algorithms for the Evaluation of Web-Based Similarity MeasuresFranzoni V., Milani A.Lecture Notes in Computer Science Computational Science and Its Applications - ICCSA 2016(1):438-452 · July 2016 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-42092-9_342016
15Web-based Similarity for Emotion Recognition in Web ObjectsValentina Franzoni, Giulio Biondi, Alfredo Milani, Yuanxi LiIn Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing (UCC '16). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 327-332. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/2996890.30078832016
16Web-based Semantic Similarity for Emotion Recognition in Web ObjectsValentina Franzoni, Giulio Biondi, Alfredo Milani, Yuanxi LiarXiv:1612.05734v1 [cs.AI], Authors preprint, including revision differences with respect to the main publication, DOI 10.1145/2996890.3007883, published in the UCC '16 workshop in IEEE UCC, December 06 - 09, 2016, Shanghai, China.2016
17Improving Link Ranking Quality by Quasi-Common NeighbourhoodA. Chiancone, V. Franzoni. A. Milani, R.NiyogiIEEE CPS, 2015 International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications2015
18Semantic Context Extraction From Collaborative Networks Franzoni V., Milani A.IEEE International Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work in Design (CSCWD 2015), Calabria, Italy2015
19Set Similarity Measures for Images Based on Collective KnowledgeFranzoni V., Leung C., Li Y., Mengoni P., Milani A.Computational Science and Its Applications - LNCS Vol. 9155, pp 408-4172015
20Semantic Extraction Models for Collaborative MultimediaFranzoni V., Leung C.H.C., Milani A.Joint Poster Session RuleML 2015, Reasoning Web Summer School 2015 and RR 20152015
21Multistrain Bacterial Model for Link PredictionChiancone A., Franzoni V., Madotto A., Milani A., Poggioni V., Pallottelli S.in Proc. 11th International Conference on Natural Computation IEEE ICNC (2015). CFP15CNC-CDR ISBN: 978-1-4673-7678-52015
22Multi-path Traces in Semantic Graphs For Latent Knowledge ElicitationFranzoni V., Milani A., Pallottelli S.In Proc. 11th International Conference on Natural Computation, IEEE ICNC 2015. CFP15CNC-CDR ISBN: 978-1-4673-7678-52015
23Context-based Image Semantic SimilarityFranzoni V., Leung C. H.C., Li Y., Milani A., Pallottelli S.12th International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery (FSKD), Zhangjiajie (2015), pp. 1280-1284. doi: 10.1109/FSKD.2015.73821272015
24Leveraging Zero Tail in Neighbourhood Based Link PredictionAndrea Chiancone, Valentina Franzoni, Yuanxi Li, Krassimir Markov and Alfredo Milani2015 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology (WI-IAT), Vol.3 Pagg. 135-139 DOI 10.1109/WI-IAT.2015.129, Singapore Dec 20152015
25A Pheromone-like Model for Semantic Context Extraction from Collaborative NetworksValentina Franzoni and Alfredo MilaniIEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology (WI-IAT), Singapore, Dec 2015, pp. 540-547. doi: 10.1109/WI-IAT.2015.212015
26Can we Infer Book Classification by Blurbs?Franzoni V., Poggioni V., Zollo F.In LNCS CEUR-WS Italian Information retrieval Conference2014
27Heuristics for Semantic Path Search in WikipediaFranzoni V., Mencacci M., Mengoni P., Milani A.In Computational Science and Its Applications, pp. 327-340, Springer LNCS2014
28Heuristic Semantic Walk for Concept Chaining in Collaborative NetworksFranzoni V., Milani A.International Journal of Web Information Systems, Vol. 10 Iss: 1, pp.85-103 2014
29Semantic Heuristic Search in Collaborative Networks: Measures and ContextsFranzoni V., Milani A., Mengoni P., Mencacci M.2014 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Joint Conferences on Web Intelligence (WI) and Intelligent Agent Technologies (IAT), Warsaw, Polland; 08/2014. CPS Vol.12014
30Collective Evolutionary Concept Distance Based Query Expansion For Effective Web Document RetrievalFranzoni V., Milani A., Leung C. H. C., Li Y.X.In Computational Science and its Applications, pp. 657-672, Springer LNCS2013
31Automated Book Classification According to the Emotional Tags of the Social Network ZazieFranzoni V., Poggioni V., Zollo F.Proceedings of first International Workshop on Emotion and Sentiment in Social and Expressive Media: approaches and perspectives from AI (ESSEM 2013), AI*IA 2013 Conference, Tourin (Italy), Vol. 1096, pp. 83-94. CEUR-WS 2013
32Heuristic Semantic WalkFranzoni V., Milani A.In Computational Science and Its Applications, 643-656, Sprienger LNCS 2013
33PMING Distance: A Collaborative Semantic Proximity MeasureFranzoni V., Milani A.WI-IAT, vol. 2, pp.442-449, 2012 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conferences on Web In-telligence and Intelligent Agent Technology2012
34Guidelines for Web Usability and Accessibility on the Nintendo WiiFranzoni V., Gervasi O.Transactions on Computational Science VI, pp. 19-402009
35Web Usability on the Nintendo Wii PlatformFranzoni V., Gervasi O., Pallotteli S., Tasso S.Computational Science and Its Applications, ICCSA 2008, pp 105-118, Sprienver LNCS2008