Valentina Franzoni


PhD student at Rome Sapienza University, Dept. of Computer, Control, and Management Engineering.
I have been a research assistant at Univ. of Perugia, Dept. of Maths and Computer Science, working on AI, Semantic Similarity Measures, Social Networks, Emotion Recognition and Classification, E-Learning, Usability.

Recent productions: Heuristic Semantic Walk, PMING Distance, Usability and Accessibility guidelines for Web-based content on Mobile Devices, Classification of Emotions by book blurbs.

Adaptive & Self-Organizing Systems Agents & Multi-Agent Systems Algorithms & Analysis of Algorithms Artificial Intelligence Autonomous Systems Bioengineering Bioinformatics Brain-Computer Interface Computational Biology Computer Education Computer Networks & Communications Computer Vision Data Mining & Machine Learning Data Science Emerging Technologies Human-Computer Interaction Mobile & Ubiquitous Computing Natural Language & Speech Network Science & Online Social Networks Optimization Theory & Computation Robotics Security & Privacy Social Computing Software Engineering World Wide Web & Web Science

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Work details

PhD Candidate

Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
December 2014
Department of Computer, Automatic and Management Engineering "Antonio Ruberti"
artificial intelligence and knowledge

MSc student

University of Perugia
October 2009 - May 2012
Mathematics and Computer Science
Course: computer science

research fellow

University of Perugia, Italy
October 2011 - September 2012
Mathematics and Computer Science
funded from local regional government, working on usability of e-learning apps on innovative and mobile devices.

Senior research assistant

Hong Kong Baptist University
October 2012 - December 2012
Computer Science
image classification using soft semantics

research fellow

University of Perugia
April 2013 - March 2014
Mathematics and Computer Science
funded from local regional government, working on usability of QR-codes as tool for augmenting content of e-learning apps and services. Working through the university spin-off Esebel s.r.l.

research scholar

University of Perugia
April 2014 - July 2014
Mathematics and Computer Science
weak semantics, web semantics, evolutionary algorithms using web-based similarity measures as heuristics

Visiting Researcher

Hong Kong Baptist University
January 2016 - March 2016
Computer Science
short visit under supervision of Pro.Alfredo Milani, collaborating with Dr. Yuanxi Li, on the topic "Image set distances"

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21 Dec 2016

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