Patrizia Grifoni

Patrizia Grifoni
Italian National Research Council | CNR · IRPPS-Istituto di Ricerche sulla Popolazione e le Politiche Sociali

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January 1990 - November 2015
Italian National Research Council
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Dear Colleagues, currently, human–computer interaction (HCI) is experiencing increasingly more challenges linked to the so-called third wave of artificial intelligence (AI) envisioning future AI systems powered by human-like learning, reasoning and knowledge-building capabilities in a context-aware manner. Since AI technologies, including computer...
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The research focuses on identifying challenges and lessons from distance learning experiences in Italy during COVID-19, on opportunities emerging from a more digitalized school in the post-COVID-19 crisis, and on preparedness for potential future emergencies. The study aims to analyze different teachers’ experiences, perceptions, and perspectives o...
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This paper analyses the role of information and communications technology (ICT) in supporting the implementation of the actions to be undertaken by the various actors of the Quadruple Helix (science, policy, industry, and society) in case of a disaster through the lens of sustainable development. A two-step methodology consisting of an online forum...
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Emotion classification is a research area in which there has been very intensive literature production concerning natural language processing, multimedia data, semantic knowledge discovery, social network mining, and text and multimedia data mining. This paper addresses the issue of emotion classification and proposes a method for classifying the e...
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The scientific community devotes considerable attention to defining and implementing approaches for preventing and managing disasters. The article presents an innovative disaster management approach that considers societal, economic and environmental issues and expectations, in order to stimulate actors’ collaboration at different scales (local, na...
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Online reviews have become a fundamental element in searching for and buying a tourism service. In particular, in the phase of post-pandemic caused by the COVID-19, social media are important channels of inspiration of dreams and encouragement to begin envisioning future trips. However, the growing trend of fake reviews is becoming a big issue for...
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The increasing use of social media and the recent advances in geo-positioning technologies have produced a great amount of geosocial data, consisting of spatial, textual, and social information, to be managed and queried. In this paper, we focus on the issue of query processing by providing a systematic literature review of geosocial data represent...
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IJGI Webinar | Social Computing for Geographic Information Science: Which Data, Tools, and Methods for Analyzing Mobility? ------------------ All information available at https://ijgi-1.sciforum.net/
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Fake news detection has gained increasing importance among the research community due to the widespread diffusion of fake news through media platforms. Many dataset have been released in the last few years, aiming to assess the performance of fake news detection methods. In this survey, we systematically review twenty-seven popular datasets for fak...
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The wide interest in ambiguities is because it represents uncertainty but also a fundamental item of discussion for who is interested in the interpretation of languages also considering that it is functional for communicative purposes. This paper addresses ambiguity issues in terms of identification of the meaningful features of multimodal ambiguit...
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Sustainable bioeconomy and circular economy are more and more connected to sustainable development goals. This requires engaging all the different stakeholders to promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development. Therefore, information access is a key challenge related to all the sustainable development goals. This article consi...
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The paper aims to provide a method to analyse and observe the characteristics that distinguish the individual communication style such as the voice intonation, the size and slant used in handwriting and the trait, pressure and dimension used for sketching. These features are referred to as Communication Extensional Features. Observing from the Comm...
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Computational models can be considered human-designed computing models inspired by the processes observed in the natural world, which allow simulating and understanding these processes. Computational modelling is notably applied to simulate the behaviour and long-term dynamics of human Language. The research effort made so far in computational mode...
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The paper aimed to analyse cyberbullying knowledge and awareness among students, teachers, and parents of 22 Italian primary schools to extract elements to consider for defining successful cyberbullying prevention and management strategies in coherence with some sustainable development goals defined in the 2030 Agenda. Four different research quest...
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The aim of the study is to analyse the opportunities and challenges of emergency remote teaching based on experiences of the COVID-19 emergency. A qualitative research method was undertaken in two steps. In the first step, a thematic analysis of an online discussion forum with international experts from different sectors and countries was carried o...
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The use of a co-creation process within e-learning practices enables learners to live positive experiences as they are more actively involved in the learning process. Starting from this consideration, the paper aims to demonstrate that using a co-creation approach to design a Massive Open Online Course allows amplification of the learning experienc...
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Ambiguities represent uncertainty but also a fundamental item of discussion for who is interested in the interpretation of languages and it is actually functional for communicative purposes both in human–human communication and in human–machine interaction. This paper faces the need to address ambiguity issues in human–machine interaction. It deals...
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Dear Colleague, On behalf of the open access ISPRS International Journal of Geo-information IJGI (ISSN 2220-9964, Impact factor 2.239), we are pleased to announce a new Special Issue entitled "Social Computing for Geographic Information Science". The submission deadline is 31 March 2021 and papers may be submitted immediately or at any point unti...
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Socialization is the essential building process of any society in natural ecosystems. Effective socialization processes have been investigated for both “biotic” (human) and “abiotic” (virtual) entities, also within digital ecosystems in the perspective of common and self-adaptive languages. In this paper, we propose an approach for socialization, l...
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Language is a complex evolving system and it is not a trivial task to model the dynamics of processes occurring during its evolution. Therefore, modeling language evolution has attracted the interest of several researchers giving rise to a lot of models in the literature of the last millennium. This work reviews the literature devoted to computatio...
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This paper proposes a method for predicting dynamics and evolution of social networks (MONDE). The dynamics and the evolution are related to relationships and potentials for collaboration and knowledge sharing among members of a social network according to their topics of interests. MONDE combines a multi-layer Hidden Markov Model with a genetic al...
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This paper provides an analysis of the trends of the scientific production of language evolution models discussing the current developments and outlines the most promising future perspectives of this research field. A hybrid evaluation methodology has been applied in this study that integrates bibliometric and social research techniques to gain bot...
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The rapid evolution of the interactive technologies is producing also the evolution of human-machine interaction. From the early 80's to now, we have moved from the first interactive systems, which used a finite-state machine for modelling the interaction, to the new interaction systems that can be considered as digital ecosystems, which include ma...
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The evolution of Information and Communication Technologies has changed the learning sector by stimulating the development of distant learning based approaches (electronic, mobile, ubiquitous and blended learning). Distant learning consists of delivering lessons remotely without a face-to-face contact between a teacher and the learners. It produces...
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Smart cities applications are now very relevant in both the academic and industrial settings. Smart health processes are among the most significant cases of smart cities applications, where the goal is to determine effective and efficient decision-making processes in the context of healthcare management. One way to achieve this goal is just introdu...
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Developing Europe means, first of all, creating a pervasive feeling of European citizenship, and creating a sense of belonging to a community in all countries of the European Union. This paper focuses on extracting Italian students' socio-psychological dimension with respect to their perception and feelings regarding European citizenship, and their...
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The paper describes the state of the art of the sharing economy in an ecosystemic perspective including a discussion about the strengths and weakness of business models (apartment/house renting, couch-surfing, car sharing and ride sharing, co-working, reselling and trading) and regulatory and legal issues in some European countries such as: Italy,...
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The MARINA project was funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme with the aim to create an all-inclusive Knowledge Sharing Platform for catalysing and federating the convergence of already existing networks, communities, online platforms and services by addressing marine research issues and topics according to Re...
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Integrating contextual information into the process of location-based service delivering is an emerging trend towards more advanced techniques aiming at personalization and intelligence of location-based services in the big data era. This chapter provides a systematic review of current context-aware location-based service systems using big data by...
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The paper provides a methodology for approaching sentiment analysis in the business domain. It involves the different phases that compose the sentiment analysis processing (sentiment extraction, sentiment changes detection and sentiment prediction). Each phase involves different steps and some examples of approaches/methods/models to perform them....
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The Internet is deeply changing how buyers and sellers interact in the marketplace. The Web enables consumers to be informed on their purchases both online and offline thanks to crowdsourced reviews. However, recent studies have found evidence that online consumers review could be not truthful as some users such as owners, competitors, paid users,...
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The deep financial and economic crisis, which still characterizes these years, requires searching for tools in order to enhance knowledge sharing, creativity and innovation. The Internet is one of these tools that represents a practically infinite source of resources. In this perspective, the KnowInG project, funded by the STC programme MED, is aim...
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Socialization is an essential process for building any society in natural ecosystems. In recent years, effective socialization processes have been investigated also within digital ecosystems also in the perspective of common and self-adaptive languages that allowboth "biotic" (human) and "abiotic" (physical) entities to socialize. In this paper, we...
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When social networks actors are involved in the production, consumption and exchange of content and information by texts, images, audios, videos, they act in a shared digital environment that can be considered as a digital ecosystem. On the increasing size of produced data, an open issue is the understanding of the real sentiment and emotion from t...
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The paper has the objective to define a fall detection methodology using the sensors available on smartphone. Furthermore, the paper proposes a platform that support the remote fall detection methodology modeling the emergency management by using a collaborative approach. The advantage of the proposed platform is that the fall detection doesn't nee...
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In this paper we show the results of our studies carried out in the framework of the European Project SciCafe2.0 in the area of Participatory Engagement models. We present a methodological approach built on participative engagements models and holistic framework for problem situation clarification and solution impacts assessment. Several online pla...
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Designing an effective human-machine multimodal interaction environment requires addressing crucial issues such as the correct interpretation of complex user’s input from different modal channels. In this context the use of corpora of multimodal sentences is very important because they allow integrating properties and linguistic knowledge which are...
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The interest in language evolution by various disciplines, such as linguistics, computer science, biology, etc., makes language evolution models an active research topic and many models have been defined in the last decade. In this work, an overview of computational methods and grammars in language evolution models is given. It aims to introduce re...
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The paper analyses factors that usually influence the adoption of online commerce, focusing in particular on how social influence acts in this process considering in particular an Italian sample. It investigates about the actual transaction behaviour, and not just the intention to shop online. Starting from analysing technology acceptance models of...
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The paper discusses the use of RFID technologies in healthcare setting examining the status of applications and prospective views. The authors have identified two classes of applications of RFID technologies in healthcare setting: people monitoring/management and items/assets management applications. While for the perspective views it is provided t...
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This work aims at providing a linguistic representation of multimodal behavioural features in human–human and human–machine communication processes. Different multimodal behavioural features are considered, such as the tone and type of sentence for speech; size, slant, and individual social stile for handwriting; and trait, pressure, dimension, and...
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Multimodal systems use integrated multiple interaction modalities (e.g. speech, sketch, handwriting, etc.) enabling users to benefit of a communication more similar to the human-human communication. To develop multimodal systems, several research questions have been addressed in the literature from the early 80s till the present day, such as multim...
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Social media are computer-mediated communication tools frequently used for co-creating value because they promote communication, interaction and collaboration among all actors. This paper provides a description of the co-creativity process by Social Media within the product development process analysing the consumers’ involvement in the different s...
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The paper gives an overview of the different sentiment classification approaches and tools used for sentiment analysis. Starting from this overview the paper provides a classification of (i) approaches with respect to features/techniques and advantages/limitations and (ii) tools with respect to the different techniques used for sentiment analysis....
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The paper provides a crowd-sourcing business model (CBM) that integrates the useful components of both crowd-sourcing and business models. The model includes the business strategy that a company decides to implement in accordance with the company's scope, market perspectives and competitors that are important to differentiate their own products. An...
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The paper starts from the hypothesis that consumers’ purchase decisions are strongly influenced by other members of social network and in particular by people with the same interests, social affinity, their centrality in the network and the electronic word of mouth. Starting from an analysis of literature on user acceptance, we developed a model ca...
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During the design of multimodal interaction environments, the use of a corpus of multimodal sentences is very important in order to achieve various tasks of multimodal interaction. In last decade, several researchers addressed the creation of multimodal corpora for English, French, and various other languages. However, from the analysis of these mu...
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The paper provides a framework that allows integrating services of Social Networking in different fields. In particular, its use by companies, healthcare professionals, teachers, tour operators, travel agencies and scientific researchers professionals and consumers in general are discussed. Within the framework users can select topics of interest (...
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The increasingly growing number of services available on the web, along with advances in information and communication technologies, has given rise to the development of new approaches for service discovery, devoted to retrieve services advertised by a service provider and satisfying users requests. Traditional service discovery attempts are devote...
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The users' need to quickly assemble information, online services and applications is stimulating the development of paradigms that are able to integrate data, functionality and user interfaces from the Web. In this context, data, services, applications, and knowledge can be viewed as entities of a Digital Ecosystem, defined as a virtual environment...
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Communication plays an essential role in risk awareness when the gap between the risk perception and the actual risk depends on correct knowledge. This study investigates public risk awareness and public participation, as part of the European project Integrative flood risk governance approach for improvement of risk awareness and increased public p...
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The chapter analyses e-health services provided by different Social Media (collaborative projects, blogs, content communities, social networking sites, virtual games and virtual social worlds and video-chat) and introduces a Hybrid Cloud E-health Services architecture (HCLES) able to provide open, interoperable, scalable, and extensible services fo...
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This study starts from the need to enhance the scientific knowledge on prosody features that characterize the human communication and in particular on the importance they have to attribute meaning to sentences. Starting from these considerations the focus of the paper is to distinguish the role that prosodic features have in distinguishing four dif...
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A big challenge of the new millennium consists of activating a large mobilization of society toward concrete, efficient and efficacy actions which promote awareness of the problems and their solutions for a sustainable environment. In order to address the different environmental issues existing today in Italy, besides correct and transparent commun...
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Purpose – An open question in the advanced economies, and in the current crisis even more, is to widely improve knowledge sharing as a driver of innovation and creativity processes. The need of addressing knowledge, creativity and innovation is co-generating new knowledge sharing tools, attempting to create new network linkages among professionals...
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The way by which people communicate each other changes in the different cultures due to the different communicative expectations and depending on their cultural backgrounds. The development of the Internet has caused an increasing use of computer systems by people from different cultures, highlighting the need for interaction systems that adapt the...
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The Web is becoming more and more a wide software framework on which each one can compose and use contents, software applications and services. It can offer adequate computational resources to manage the complexity implied by the use of the five senses when involved in human machine interaction. The core of the paper describes how SOA (Service Orie...