PHD Theses

Process-Aware Data Quality Assessment

By Ognjen Savković Freire Universität Bozen September 2016 Abstract Data quality is one of the most important problems in data management. In this thesis we focus on two problems of data quality: stability and completeness. Stability and completeness are two…

Probabilistic Reasoning and Learning for the Semantic Web

By Riccardo Zese Università di Ferrara 2015   Abstract The Semantic Web introduced a new vision of the World Wide Web where the information resources published on the Internet are readable and understandable by machines. However, incompleteness and/or uncertainty are…

Portfolio Approaches in Constraint Programming

By Roberto Amadini, University of Bologna 4 Giugno 2015 Abstract Recent research has shown that the performance of a single, arbitrarily efficient algorithm can be significantly outperformed by using a portfolio of —possibly on-average slower— algorithms. Within the Constraint Programming…

Constraints meet concurrency

By Jacopo Mauro Università di Bologna 10 Maggio 2012 Abstract e investigate the benefits that emerge when the fields of constraint programming and concurrency meet. On one hand, constraints can be use in concurrency theory to increase the conciseness and…