Past International Projects

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    PREFORMA (2014 - 2017)

    Contract n. 619568

    PREservation FORMAts for culture information/e-archives

    It aims at addressing the challenge of implementing good quality standardised file formats for preserving data content in the long term. The main objective is to give memory institutions full control of the process of the conformity tests of files to be ingested into archives and to develop modular and flexible software tools to this end.

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    KEYSTONE (2013 - 2017)

    Contract n. IC1302

    semantic KEYword-based Search on sTructured data sOurcEs

    It aims at launching and establishing a cooperative network of researchers, practitioners, and application domain specialists who work in fields related to semantic data management, the Semantic Web, information retrieval, artificial intelligence, machine learning and natural language processing, in order to coordinate collaboration among them and to enable research activity and technology transfer in the area of keyword-based search over structured data sources.

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    ELIAS (2011 - 2016)

    Contract n. 09-RNP-085

    Evaluating Information Access Systems

    It aims at achieving an evaluation methodology directed at user-oriented interactive evaluation, a new and tested set of interactive evaluation metrics, infrastructure and test suites based on these and an ongoing collaborative forum with evaluation cycles with a focus on evaluating information access systems, as well as producing a European network of new researchers trained in the improved methodologies.

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    CULTURA (2011 - 2014)

    Contract n. 269973

    Cultivating Understanding and Research through Adaptivity

    It aims at delivering innovative adaptive services and an interactive user environment which dynamically tailors the investigation, comprehension and enrichment of digital humanities artefacts and collections. Through the provision of such functionality, CULTURA can empower all users to investigate, comprehend and contribute to digital cultural collections.

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    PROMISE (2010 - 2013)

    Contract n. 258191

    Participative Research labOratory for Multimedia and Multilingual Information Systems Evaluation

    It aims at providing a virtual laboratory for conducting participative research and experimentation to carry out, advance and bring automation into the evaluation and benchmarking of complex multilingual and multimedia information systems, by facilitating management and offering access, curation, preservation, re-use, analysis, visualization, and mining of the collected experimental data.

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    EuropeanaConnect (2009 - 2011)

    Contract n. ECP-2008-DILI-528001


    It develops services and components for the Europeana digital library with a special focus on multilinguality and interoperability.

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    EuropeanaV1 (2009 - 2011)

    Contract n. ECP-2008-DILI-558001


    It aims at delivering the European Digital Library as an operational service and the community behind it.

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    TrebleCLEF (2008 - 2009)

    Contract n. 215231


    It fosters and promotes the experimental evaluation of multilingual information access systems.

    Role: Leader of the unit of the Department; leader of WP2 about the organization of the CLEF evaluation campaigns and the design and development of the evaluation infrastructure; leader of task 2.4 about the systematic experiments which study the impact of languages over system components and are carried out in Grid@CLEF.

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    TELplus (2007 - 2009)

    Contract n. ECP-2006-DILI-510003


    It aims at improving The European Library, which is the access point to 48 national libraries across Europe, and delivers components and additional functionalities to it.

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    SAPIR (2007 - 2009)

    Contract n. IST-045128

    Search In Audio Visual Content Using Peer-to-peer IR

    It delivers advanced multimedia (audio, text, images) search capabilities over P2P networks.

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    DELOS (2004 - 2007)

    Contract n. G038-507618


    It is the European network of excellence on digital libraries. It developed the DELOS reference model for digital libraries, which provided the foundations for defining what a digital library is, and delivered the DelosDLMS, the next generation digital library management systems complying with the reference model.

Past National Projects

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    SIAR Veneto (2005 - 2016)

    Sistema Informativo Archivistico Regionale del Veneto.

    Sistema Informativo Archivistico Regionale, Regional Archival Information System (SIAR) Project.
    It is a project aimed to develop a distributed Digital Library System (DLS) for describing, managing, accessing and sharing archival resources. SIAR is a joint project with the Italian Veneto Region and the "Sopraintendenza Archivistica per il Veneto" (Archival Regional Board of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage).

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    SVETPET - Pet Veterinary Surveillance (2013 - 2015)

    It is a project aimed at implementing the surveillance of diseases of pets of the Veneto Region. The project designs and develops a Web-based application for managing and accessing the diagnoses of transmittable and non-transmittable diseases of dogs and cats made by veterinarians in their practices, in hospitals, in kennels and catteries.

    Role: Participant of the unit of the Department.

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    Noveservizi (2012 - 2013)

    It is a project aimed at carrying out a feasibility study for a search engine in the medical domain.

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    PV (2008 - 2013)

    Portale Veneto

    It is a project of the Veneto Region aimed at designing and developing the portal to the libraries of the Region, offering advanced services such as annotation or geo-spatial location.

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    SAN (2009 - 2011)

    Sistema Archivistico Nazionale

    It is a project of the Direzione Generale Archivi (DGA) of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities for the design and development of a national archival system.

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    ECD (2002 - 2005)

    Law n. 47/97-99

    Enhanced Content Delivery

    It is a national CNR project to develop methods and components to deliver enhanced content to the end-users of both digital libraries and the Web.