Valentina Franzoni

dottorando


franzoni@diag.uniroma1.it
Stanza: B221
Tel: +39 0677274003
Fax: +39 0677274002
Biografia: 
 
OPEN CFP on AFFECTIVE COMPUTING and EMOTION RECOGNITION:
 
BSc (thesis on Web Usability with Prof. Osvaldo Gervasi) and MSc (thesis on Web-based Semantic Proximity Measures with Prof. Alfredo Milani) at University of Perugia, Italy in Computer Science at Department of Mathematics and Computer Science.

Research Assistant at University of Perugia, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science (2011-2014: assegnista e borsista on Usability and on Web Semantics) with Prof. Alfredo Milani, and at Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong (oct-dec 2012), Department of Computer Science with Prof. Clement Leung on Image Semantics Retrieval on the Web.

Lecturer in the first level master course of Information Security at University of Perugia (2012),
TA at University of Perugia for various courses among which Artificial Intelligence, Multimedia Systems, Software Engineering, Computer Lab for Literature.

In Organizing Committee for:
- 1st International interdisciplinary Workshop on Affective Computing and Emotion Recognition (ACER) at ACM/WIC/IEEE WI 2017, Leipzig, Germany
- 6th International Workshop on Web-based Collective Evolutionary Systems: models, measures, applications (IWCES) at ICCSA 2017,Trieste, Italy
- 1st International Workshop on Emotion Recognition (EMORE) at ICCSA 2017,Trieste, Italy
- 5th International Workshop on Web-based Collective Evolutionary Systems: models, measures, applications (IWCES) at ICCSA 2016, Beijing, China
- Summer Exchange programme within University of Perugia and Hong Kong Baptist University, from 2012 to 2016
- "Guarda che RobApp!" interactive lab at Todi Appy Days 2014
- Google University Hackathon, Perugia 2013
- ICAPS Summer School 2013

Local Coordinator for:
Summer Exchange programme 2013 within University of Perugia and Hong Kong Baptist University 
Summer Exchange programme 2014 within University of Perugia and Hong Kong Baptist University
 
Activities followed during PhD School:
https://www.dis.uniroma1.it/~dottoratoii/students/304
 
 

 

Pubblicazioni: 

Proximity Measures and Models:

Franzoni V.;​"Just an Update on PMING Distance for Web-based Semantic Similarity inArtificialIntelligence abd Data Mining". CoRR arXiv:1701.02163[cs.AI]. Jan 2017 DOI:10.13140/RG.2.2.20531.22560

Franzoni V., Milani A.; "A Semantic Comparison of Clustering Algorithms for the Evaluation of Web-Based Similarity Measures". 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_34

Franzoni V.; "Context Extraction by Multi-path Traces in Semantic Networks". Proc. of Reasoning Rules (RR 2015) Doctoral Consortium. To be published in Arxiv (2015) and CEUR (2016)

Franzoni V., Milani A.; "A Pheromone-like Model for Semantic Context Extraction from Collaborative Networks". 2015 IEEE WIC/WI, Singapore Dec 2015 (to be published 2015)

Franzoni V., Milani A., Pallottelli S.; "Multi-path Traces in Semantic Graphs For Latent Knowledge Elicitation". In Proc. 11th International Conference on Natural Computation, IEEE ICNC 2015. CFP15CNC-CDR ISBN: 978-1-4673-7678-5 (2015)

Franzoni V., Leung C. H.C., Li Y., Milani A., Pallottelli S.; "Context-based Image Semantic Similarity". In Proc. 12th International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery IEEE FSKD 2015. CFP15FSK-CDR ISBN: 978-1-4673-7681-5  (2015)

Franzoni V., Leung C.H.C., Milani A.; "Semantic Extraction Models for Collaborative Multimedia". Joint Poster Session RuleML 2015, Reasoning Web Summer School 2015 and RR 2015 (2015)

Franzoni V., Milani A.; "Semantic Context Extraction from Collaborative Networks". IEEE International Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work in Design (CSCWD), Calabria, Italy (2015)

Franzoni A., Leung, H.C., Li, Y., Milani A.; "Set Similarity Measures for Images Based on Collective Knowledge". In Computer Science And Its Applications, Sprienger LNCS (2015)

Franzoni V., Milani A.; "Heuristic Semantic Walk for Concept Chaining in Collaborative Networks". International Journal of Web Information Systems, Vol. 10 Iss: 1, pp.85-103 DOI 10.1108/IJWIS-11-2013-0031 (2014)

Franzoni V., Milani A., Mengoni P., Mencacci M.; "Semantic Heuristic Search in Collaborative Networks: Measures and Contexts". 2014 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Joint Conferences on Web Intelligence (WI) and Intelligent Agent Technologies (IAT), Warsaw, Polland; 08/2014. CPS Vol.1 DOI 10.1109/WI-IAT.2014.27

Franzoni V., Mencacci M, Mengoni P., Milani A.; "Heuristics for Semantic Path Search in Wikipedia". In Computational Science and Its Applications, pp. 327-340, Springer (2014)

Franzoni V., Milani A., Leung C. H. C., Li Y.X.; "Collective Evolutionary Concept Distance Based Query Expansion For Effective Web Document Retrieval". In Computational Science and its Applications, pp. 657-672, Springer (2013)

Franzoni V., Milani A.; "Heuristic Semantic Walk". In Computational Science and Its Applications, 643-656, Sprienger (2013)

Franzoni V., Milani A., "PMING Distance: A Collaborative Semantic Proximity Measure". WI-IAT, vol. 2, pp.442-449, 2012 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conferences on Web In-telligence and Intelligent Agent Technology (2012)

Link Prediction:

Chiancone A., Franzoni V., Milani A. Niyogi R.; "Improving Link Quality by Quasi-common Neighbourhood".IEEE CPS International Conference onComputer Science And Its Applications, Barnff,Alberta (Canada) (2015)

Chiancone A., Franzoni V., Madotto A., Milani A., Pallottelli S., Poggioni V.; "Multistrain Bacterial Model for Link Prediction". in Proc. 11th International Conference on Natural Computation IEEE ICNC (2015). CFP15CNC-CDR ISBN: 978-1-4673-7678-5 (2015)

A. Chiancone, V. Franzoni, Y. Li, K. Markov and A. Milani, "Leveraging Zero Tail in Neighbourhood for Link Prediction," 2015 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology (WI-IAT), Singapore, 2015, pp. 135-139. doi: 10.1109/WI-IAT.2015.129

Emotion Recognition:

Franzoni V., Biondi G., Milani A., Li Y.; "Web-based Similarity for Emotion Recognition in Web Objects". 2016 5th Franzoni V., Biondi G., Milani A., Li Y.; "Web-based Similarity for Emotion Recognition in Web Objects". 2016 5th International Workshop on Intelligent Data Processing IDP 2016 in 2016 IEEE/ACM 9th International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing. Pages 327-332, DOI: 10.1145/2996890.3007883 

Franzoni V., Biondi G., Milani A., Li Y.; "Web-based Semantic Similarity for Emotion Recognition in Web Objects". 2016 CoRR arXiv:1612.05734v1 [cs.AI]
 
Franzoni V., Poggioni V., Zollo F.; "Can we Infer Book Classification by Blurbs?". In LNCS CEUR-WS Italian Information retrieval Conference. (2014)

Franzoni V., Poggioni V., Zollo F.; "Automated Book Classification According to the Emotional Tags of the Social Network Zazie". 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)

Web Usability:

Franzoni V., Gervasi O.; "Guidelines for Web Usability and Accessibility on the Nintendo Wii". Transactions on Computational Science VI, pp. 19-40 (2009)

Franzoni V., Gervasi O., Pallotteli S., Tasso S.; "Web Usability on the Nintendo Wii Platform". Computational Science and Its Applications, ICCSA 2008, pp 105-118 (2008)

Riconoscimenti e premi: 

Award for Excellent 5-years contribution to Coordination of the HKBU-UNIPG International Exchange programme 2012-2016 within University of Perugia and hong Kong Baptist University. Received in 2016.

FSE Awards 2014, III classificato nella categoria "Giovani e mobilità". Regione Umbria, per progetto di ricerca Por Umbria FSE "iLearn: metriche di usabilità e protocolli di sviluppo per e-learning su dispositivi mobili innovativi"

Award for Outstanding Coordination HKBU-UNIPG International Exchange programme 2014 within University of Perugia and hong Kong Baptist University.

Award for Outstanding Coordination, HKBU-UNIPG International Exchange Programme 2013 within University of Perugia and Hong Kong Baptist University

PageRank Competition (25-27 Oct 2013), during MOC on "Social Network Analysis" by Prof. Lada Adamic, University of Michigan: II place

Google University Hackathon 2013, squadra Università degli Studi di Perugia: III classificato (team organizer University of Perugia)

Area di ricerca: 
Intelligenza artificiale e rappresentazione della conoscenza
Interessi di ricerca: 

artificial intelligence, link prediction, web-based semantic proximity, social network analysis, automated emotion recognition, web usability, e-learning