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Web service contracting: specification and reasoning with SCIFF
The semantic web vision will facilitate automation of many tasks, including the location and dynamic reconfiguration of web services. In this article, we are concerned with a specific stage of web service location, called, ...
Expressing DL-Lite ontologies with Controlled English
(Bozen-Bolzano University Press, 2007)
In this paper we deal with the problem of providing natural language front-ends to databases upon which an ontology layer has been added. Specifically, we are interested in expressing ontologies formalized in Description ...
Open Source technologies for dyslexic pupils
(IOS Press, 2009)
We describe how Open Source applications can be used to achieve aids for the integration at school of pupils suffering from dyslexia. The experience is based on speech synthesis tools, Festival and MBROLA, and requires a ...
Dal percorso di apprendimento all'itinerario virtuale: esperienze sul Web 2.0
(Università degli Studi di Trento, 2009)
Questo lavoro illustra una metodologia di progettazione di corsi, erogati in modalità tradizionale, ibrida o a distanza, utilizzando strumenti di apprendimento collaborativo basati sulle tecnologie Web 2.0. Si presenteranno ...
Rewriting queries with arbitrary aggregation functions using views
(Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2006)
The problem of rewriting aggregate queries using views is studied for conjunctive queries with arbitrary aggregation functions and built-in predicates. Two types of queries over views are introduced for rewriting aggregate ...
PEM: Experience Management Tool for Software Companies
(ACM Press, 2008)
Process control and improvement are keys to successful businesses. A working Experience Factory helps to achieve them but it is not easy to implement. The PROM Experience Manager (PEM) is designed to facilitate such ...
Evaluating different approaches for indexing fuzzy sets
Providing efficient query processing in database systems is one step towards gaining acceptance of such systems by end users. We propose several techniques for indexing fuzzy sets in databases to improve the query evaluation ...
An empirical analysis on the discontinuous use of pair programming
Pair Programming has been shown to increase communication and teamwork skills and to provide better code. The aim of this work is to show the efficacy of Pair Programming in transferring knowledge and skills over an ...
(Scuola IaD : F&D, 2009)
In this demo, we would like to show how cooperative learning features have been added to the Moodle LMS, creating a virtual environment called DIEL.
Ontological reasoning and abductive logic programming for service discovery and contracting
The Service Oriented Architecture paradigm, and its implementation based on Web Services, have been the object of an intense research and standardization activity. One of the most challenging open research issues is the ...