Recent Submissions

  • Reliable Multidimensional Data Summaries Using Histograms 

    Shekelyan, Michael (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, 2018)
    The main focus of this thesis is the data summary problem, where one takes a large set of multidimensional data points in the Euclidean space, creates a data summary that is much smaller and then uses only the summary to ...
  • Benchmarking and Optimization of OBDA Systems 

    Lanti, Davide (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, 2018)
    In this thesis we address the two distinct but interleaved problems of benchmarking and optimization of ontology-based data access (OBDA) systems. OBDA is an approach to cope with the emerging need of providing an ...
  • Context-Based Integrated Development Environment Command Recommendations 

    Gašparič, Marko (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, 2018)
    Software developer’s working process could benefit from the support of a recommender system that is able to suggest applicable and useful integrated development environment commands. While previous work focused on prediction ...
  • Lean internal startups: empowering software product innovation in large companies 

    Edison, Henry (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, 2017)
    Context: Developing product innovation is a risky activity, but when successful, it enables established and large companies to create new market and entry barriers, to challenge market leaders, to accrue high products and ...
  • Managing and Consuming Completeness Information for RDF Data Sources 

    Darari, Fariz (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, 2017)
    The ever increasing amount of Semantic Web data gives rise to the question: How complete is the data? Though generally data on the Semantic Web is incomplete, many parts of data are indeed complete, such as the children ...
  • Ontology-Mediated Query Answering with Lightweight Temporal Description Logics 

    Kovtunova, Alisa (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, 2017)
    The main topic of this doctoral dissertation is to extend the ontology-mediated query rewriting paradigm to the case where the ontology, the query and the data are temporally characterised. We follow an approach of the ...
  • Pivoting in Software Startups 

    Bajwa, Sohaib Shahid (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, 2017)
    Context: Software startups are able to produce cutting-edge products significantly contributing to the world economy. However, lack of resources, high reactiveness, and uncertain conditions are some of the road blocks on ...
  • Lean internal startups: empowering software product innovation in large companies 

    Edison, Henry (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, 2017)
    Context: Developing product innovation is a risky activity, but when successful, it enables established and large companies to create new market and entry barriers, to challenge market leaders, to accrue high products and ...
  • Reasoning and Query Answering with Complete Data and Ontologies 

    Ngo, Thi Phuong Nhung (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, 2017)
    Combining relational databases and ontologies is necessary for modern query answering systems. To deal with the problem, the ontology-based data access approach uses ontologies to capture databases, i.e. databases are ...