Marco Viviani

e-mail: marco [dot] viviani [at] unimib [dot] it
Work: (+39) 02-6448-7839
Address: Office 1003 @ DISCo

Marco Viviani is an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) at the Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca / Department of Informatics, Systems, and Communication (DISCo), on topics connected to Information Retrieval and Data Analytics in the Social Web.

He graduated in Computer Science and he obtained a Ph.D. in Informatics from the Università degli Studi di Milano.

In 2009 he obtained a one-year postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Université de Bourgogne / Le2i (Dijon, France). In 2010 he obtained a two-year Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Institut National des Sciences Appliquées / LIRIS (Lyon, France). From 2011 to 2013 he held a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Università degli Studi dell’Insubria (Varese, Italy) / DiSTA.

His main topics of interest include Information Retrieval, Knowledge Extraction, and Management, Social Media Analytics, Social Computing, Trust and Reputation Management, User Modeling, Fuzzy Logic, Aggregation Operators.

On these topics, he has written several international publications.


Profiles


Education

  • 2004: Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Università degli Studi di Milano
  • 2008: Ph.D. in Informatics, Università degli Studi di Milano. Ph.D. Thesis: “Aggregation-based Trust Management in Multi-agent Systems”
  • 2019: 24 ECTS credits in anthropo-psycho-pedagogical subjects and teaching methodology and technology, Università degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza”

Qualifications

  • Abilitazione Scientifica Nazionale (National Italian Qualification), obtained from the Ministero dell’Istruzione, dell’Università e della Ricerca (Italy). Valid from January 14, 2020 to January 14, 2029.
  • Qualification aux fonctions de maitre de conferences (National French Qualification), obtained from the Ministère de l’Enseignement supérieur, de la Recherche et de l’Innovation (France). Valid from January 27, 2017 to December 31, 2021.

Organization Activities


Other Chairing Activities

  • Web Chair of the 19th International Conference on Information Processing and Management of Uncertainty in Knowledge-Based Systems (IPMU 2022), July 11-15, 2022 / Milan, Italy
  • Publicity Chair of the 19th International Conference of the Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence (AI*IA 2020), November 24-27, 2020 / Milan, Italy
  • Local Organization Chair of the 12th European Summer School in Information Retrieval (ESSIR 2019), July 15-19, 2019 / Milan, Italy
  • Web and Publicity Chair of the 12th International Conference on Scalable Uncertainty Management (SUM 2018) October 3-5 / Milan, Italy
  • Tutorial Chair of the 12th International Workshop on Fuzzy Logic and Applications (WILF 2018) September 6-8, 2018 / Genova, Italy

Editorial Activities


Program Committees

  • ECIR 2021 / The 43rd European Conference on Information Retrieval / Lucca, Italy
  • AAAI 2021 / The Thirty-Fifth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence / Virtual conference
  • FLAIRS-34 / The 34th International Conference of the Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society / North Miami Beach, Florida, USA
  • MEDES 2020 / The 12th International ACM SIGAPP Conference on Management of Emergent Digital Ecosystems 2019 / Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • OHARS 2020 / Workshop on Online Misinformation- and Harm-Aware Recommender Systems (Co-located with RecSys 2020) / Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • WEBSCI 2020 / The 12th International ACM Web Science Conference 2020 / Southampton, UK
  • IJCAI-PRICAI 2020 / The 29th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence and the 17th Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence / Yokohama, Japan
  • DATA ANALYTICS 2020 / The Ninth International Conference on Data Analytics / Nice, France
  • ICWSM-2020 / The 14th International Conference on Web and Social Media / Atlanta, Georgia, USA
  • AAAI-20 / The Thirty-Fourth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence / New York, USA
  • eKNOW 2020 / The 12th International Conference on Information, Process, and Knowledge Management / Barcelona, Spain
  • FLAIRS-33 / The 33rd International FLAIRS Conference / North Miami Beach, Florida, USA
  • ECIR 2020 / The 42nd European Conference on Information Retrieval / Lisbon, Portugal
  • ACM SAC 2020 / The 35rd ACM/SIGAPP Symposium On Applied Computing, IAR Track (on Information Access and Retrieval) and KomIS Track (Knowledge Discovery meets Information Systems) / Brno, Czech Republic
  • ALLDATA 2020, The Sixth International Conference on Big Data, Small Data, Linked Data, and Open Data / Lisbon, Portugal
  • IEA/AIE 2020 / The 33 International Conference on Industrial, Engineering & Other Applications of Applied Intelligent Systems / Kitakyushu, Japan
  • IEEE DSAA 2019 / The 6th IEEE International Conference on Data Science and Advanced Analytics / Washington DC, USA
  • CLiC-it 2019 / The 6th Italian Conference on Computational Linguistics / Bari, Italy
  • SIMPDA 2019 / The 9th International Symposium on Data-driven Process Discovery and Analysis / Bled, Slovenia
  • IEEE SERVICES 2019 / The IEEE World Congress on Services, IEEE SERVICES 2019 Workshop on New Advances in FinTech / Milan, Italy
  • MEDES 2019 / The 11th International ACM SIGAPP Conference on Management of Emergent Digital Ecosystems 2019 / Limassol, Cyprus
  • IJCAI 2019 / The 28th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence / Macao, China
  • ECIR 2019 / The 41st European Conference on Information Retrieval / Cologne, Germany
  • eKNOW 2019 / The 11th International Conference on Information, Process, and Knowledge Management / Athens, Greece
  • ACM SAC 2019 / The 34th ACM/SIGAPP Symposium On Applied Computing, IAR Track (on Information Access and Retrieval) / Limassol, Cyprus
  • DSAA 2018 / The 5th IEEE International Conference on Data Science and Advanced Analytics (DSAA), BFPData special track (on Opportunities and Risks for Data Science in Organizations: Banking, Finance, and Policy) / Turin, Italy
  • Web Intelligence (WI) 2018 / IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence / Santiago, Chile
  • MEDES 2018 / The 10th International ACM SIGAPP Conference on Management of Emergent Digital Ecosystems 2018, main conference and SCADE special track (on Soft Computing & Applications in Digital Ecosystems) / Tokyo, Japan
  • SUM 2018 / The 12th International Conference on Scalable Uncertainty Management / Milan, Italy
  • IJCAI 2018 / The 27th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence / Stockholm, Sweden
  • ECIR 2018 / The 40th European Conference on Information Retrieval / Grenoble, France
  • ACM SAC 2018 / The 33rd ACM/SIGAPP Symposium On Applied Computing / Pau, France
  • SITIS 2017 / The 13th International Conference on Signal-Image Technology & Internet Systems / Jaipur, India
  • FUZZ-IEEE 2017 / The 2017 IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, Naples, Italy
  • IEA/AIE 2017 / The 30th International Conference on Industrial, Engineering & Other Applications of Applied Intelligent Systems, Arras, France
  • ACM SAC 2017 / The 32nd ACM/SIGAPP Symposium On Applied Computing / Marrakech, Morocco
  • SITIS 2016 / The 12th International Conference on Signal-Image Technology & Internet Systems / Naples, Italy
  • ACM SAC 2016 / The 31st ACM/SIGAPP Symposium on Applied Computing / Pisa, Italy
  • IEEE DSAA’ 2015 / 2015 IEEE International Conference on Data Science and Advanced Analytics / Paris, France
  • KDDA 2015 / Knowledge Discovery and Data Analysis / Esi, Algeria
  • ICTIR 2015 / ACM SIGIR International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval / Northampton, Massachusetts, USA
  • KITA 2015 / The 1st International Workshop on the design, development, and use of Knowledge IT Artifacts in professional communities and aggregations / Lisbon, Portugal
  • IEEE DEST-CEE 2012 / The 6th IEEE International Conference on Digital Ecosystems and Technologies for Complex Systems, Environment, and Service Engineering / Campione d’Italia, Italy
  • METHOD 2012 / The 1st IEEE International Workshop on Methods for Establishing Trust with Open Data @ COMPSAC 2012 / Izmir, Turkey
  • MultiA-Pro 2012 / International Workshop on Interoperability of User Profiles in Multi-Application Web Environments / Lyon, France
  • MultiA-Pro 2010 / International Workshop on User Profiles in Multi-application Environments / Nice, France

Peer Reviewer


Keynote speeches, Seminars, and Lectures

  • Keynote speech. Accessing Credible Information on the Social Web. September 25, 2020 / CLEF eHealth 2020 – Task 2: Consumer Health Search. Virtual conference
  • Lecture. The Issue of Information Credibility in the Social Web. September 18, 2019 / International Summer School on Advances in Artificial Intelligence. Lake Como School of Advanced Studies. Villa del Grumello, Como (Italy)
  • Seminar. Assessing the credibility of User-Generated Content in social media. June 6, 2017 / Institut National des Sciences Appliquées (INSA), Lyon (France).
  • Seminar. Aggregation Operators for Trust Management in Multi-agent Systems. November 10, 2011 / Institut National des Sciences Appliquées (INSA), Lyon (France).
  • Seminar. Intégration et Interopérabilité dans le partage confidentiel de données dans le cadre de la Simulation en Imagerie Médicale. 3e journée SIMED-ISLE, Intégration & interopérabilité données/logiciels/calculs, June 10, 2010 / Université de Grenoble, Grenoble (France).

Teaching

  • Informatica – Editoria digitale (Computer Science – Electronic publishing), Master di I livello in Editoria e Produzione Musicale (Master’s degree in Music Publishing and Production), Libera università di lingue e comunicazione IULM (International University of Languages and Media)
  • Informatica per le Scienze della Terra (Computer Science for Earth Sciences), Bachelor's Degree in Geological Sciences and Technologies, Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca
  • Social Media Analytics, Master's Degree in Data Science, Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca
  • Text Mining and Search, Master's Degree in Data Science, Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca

  • Informatica – Editoria digitale (Computer Science – Electronic publishing), Master di I livello in Editoria e Produzione Musicale (Master’s degree in Music Publishing and Production), Libera università di lingue e comunicazione IULM (International University of Languages and Media)
  • Informatica per le Scienze della Terra (Computer Science for Earth Sciences), Bachelor's Degree in Geological Sciences and Technologies, Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca
  • Social Media AnalyticsMaster's Degree in Data Science, Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca
  • Text Mining and SearchMaster's Degree in Data Science, Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca

  • Informatica – Editoria digitale (Computer Science – Electronic publishing), Master di I livello in Editoria e Produzione Musicale (Master’s degree in Music Publishing and Production), Libera università di lingue e comunicazione IULM (International University of Languages and Media)
  • Linguaggi di Programmazione – Tutoraggio (Programming Languages – Tutoring), Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca

  • Informatica – Editoria digitale (Computer Science – Electronic publishing), Master di I livello in Editoria e Produzione Musicale (Master’s degree in Music Publishing and Production), Libera università di lingue e comunicazione IULM (International University of Languages and Media)
  • Linguaggi di Programmazione – Esercitazioni (Programming Languages – Exercises), Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca

Ph.D. Thesis Supervisor/Co-supervisor

  • Sondess Missaoui (Co-supervisor). Context-Aware Approaches to Mobile Search”. XXX Ph.D. cycle. Approved by the doctoral council. University of Milano-Bicocca.

Ph.D. Thesis Reviewer

  • Alessandro Balestrucci. Potential Target Audience of Misinformation on Social Media: Credulous Users. XXXII Ph.D. cycle. GSSI Gran Sasso Science Institute.

Master’s and Bachelor’s Thesis Supervisor/Co-supervisor

  • Alessandro Pontiggia (Co-supervisor). Product Mapper: tecniche di text mining applicate alla gestione del risparmio (Product Mapper: text mining techniques applied to asset management). Master’s Degree in Data Science.

  • Luca Chiodini (Co-supervisor). Verso l’identificazione automatica di utenti Twitter a rischio binge drinking (Towards the automatic identification of Twitter users at risk of binge drinking). Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science.
  • Marco De Grandis (Co-supervisor). Fake News Detection in Microblogging through Multi-Criteria Decision Making. Master’s Degree in Computer Science.
  • Marco De Zio (Co-supervisor). Un approccio model-driven per la definizione di modelli di ranking in Information Retrieval (A model-driven approach for defining ranking models in Information Retrieval). Master’s Degree in Computer Science.
  • Daniel Leidi (Co-supervisor). Acquisizione e analisi di dati di utenti in ambito immobiliare (Acquisition and analysis of user data in the real estate sector). Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science.

  • Elias Bassani (Co-supervisor). Un approccio per la valutazione automatica della qualità dell’informazione generata dagli utenti su Wikipedia (An approach for the automatic evaluation of the quality of information generated by users on Wikipedia). Master’s Degree in Computer Science.
  • Ernesto Cecco D’Ortona (Co-supervisor). BigUp. Uno strumento per la diffusione meritocratica di informazione nelle reti sociali virtuali (BigUp. A tool for the meritocratic dissemination of information in virtual social networks). Master’s Degree in Theory and Technology of Communication.
  • Alessandro Pietra (Co-supervisor). Sviluppo di un’applicazione Web per l’analisi di news pubblicate su Facebook e Twitter da testate giornalistiche italiane (Development of a Web application for the analysis of news published on Facebook and Twitter by Italian newspapers). Master’s Degree in Computer Science.

  • Daniele Casiero (Co-supervisor). Tecniche per l’identificazione di falsa informazione e disturbatori (troll) nei Social Media (Techniques for identifying false information and trolls in Social Media). Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science.
  • Alessio Serafino (Co-supervisor). Credibilità delle informazioni nel Web sociale: estrazione e analisi di contenuto generato dagli utenti (Credibility of information in the Social Web: extraction and analysis of user-generated content). Master’s Degree in Computer Science.