PHD Theses

Inference and Learning Systems for Uncertain Relational Data

Inference and Learning Systems for Uncertain Relational Data by Giuseppe Cota Dottorato di Ricerca in Scienze dell’Ingegneria University of Ferrara, Italy 19 Febbraio 2018 http://docente.unife.it/giuseppe.cota/phd-thesis   Abstract Representing uncertain information and being able to reason on it is of foremost…

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…