Current Position [VQR 2011-2014]










Research Interests

  • Algorithmic Game Theory: Nash Equilibria, Coalitional Games, Computational Social Choice, Fair Allocations
  • Machine Learning: Process Mining, Outlier Detection
  • Database Theory: Query Optimization, Data Integration, Deductive Databases
  • Constraint Satisfaction: Structural Decomposition Methods, Optimization
  • Nonmonotonic Reasoning: Logic Programming, Abduction

Other Positions

  • Invited Professor at the University of Paris, Dauphine (2014)
  • Research Associate at the ICAR institute of the National Research Council (2007-2008)
  • Visiting Researcher at the Oxford Computing Laboratory (2006)
  • Visiting PhD student at the Vienna University of Technology (2003)


Recent Professional Services

  • Associate editor of the Journal of Artificial Intelligence (AIJ)
  • Member of the editorial board of "Intelligenza Artificiale", the official journal of the Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence
  • Member of the program committees of several AI conferences, including AAAI, IJCAI, ECAI, and AAMAS

Recent Talks

Research Projects

  • Coordinator of the POR project "Explora Process" project  (2017-2021).
  • Coordinator for the CINI ("Consorzio Interuniversitario Nazionale per l'Informatica") research unit  within the project (PON01_00451) "TETRis: Servizi innovativi Open Source su TETRA" (2011-2014).
  • Coordinator for the University of Calabria reserach unit within the PIA project "Business Games in the Tourism" (2010-2012).
  • Coordinator for the University of Calabria research unit on the objective "Open Source per la gestione di processi e il Business Process Intelligence" within the project "OpenKnowTech: Laboratorio di Tecnologie per la Integrazione, Gestione e Distribuzione di Dati, Processi e Conoscenze" (2006-2011).

Past projects (selection): TOCAI.IT, INFOMIX, G4B, ONTODLV.

Publications (personal entries in online resources)

Divulgazione Scientifica

Attività Didattica