Nicola Zeni


Via Tommaso Gar, 14 - 38122 Trento
tel. 0461 282371
nicola.zeni[at]unitn [dot] it
Formazione



2007PhD in Information and Communication Technology
Major Field of Study: Semantic Web
Thesis Title: The Cerno Framework for Semantic Annotation: Extensions and Applications
Thesis Advisors: Luisa Mich and John Mylopoulos
1999Faculty of Economics and Business Administration Degree (equivalent to a four year BSc plus MSc)in Economics and Business Administration. Computer Sciences courses: Information Systems, Informatics Fundamentals, Databases, Languages and Translators. Dissertation in Computer Science: J.E.N.I. Java Enhanced Neural Interface
1988 Diploma of Accountancy, Istituto Tecnico Commerciale of Trento, Main courses: Mathematics, economics, banking and accountancy.
Carriera accademica ed attività didattica















University Teaching activities
2007–2008Member of Examination Commission: Information Systems Design
- University of Trento
2006–2007Member of Examination Commission: Information Systems Design
- University of Trento
Tutoring for part-time students - Faculty of Economics 
- University of Trento
2005–2006Member of Examination Commission: Information Systems Design
- University of Trento
2004–2005MembMember of Examination Commission: Information Systems Design
- University of Trento
2003–2004MembMember of Examination Commission: Information Systems Design
- University of Trento
2003Teaching assistant of the course of "Informatics Fundamentals"
- University of Trento
TeacTeaching assistant in the course of "Multimedia Laboratory"
- University of Trento
2002–2003Member of Examination Commission: Information Systems Design
- University of Trento
2001Teaching assistant of the course of "Informatics Fundamentals"
- University of Trento
2000–2001Member of Examination Commission: Information Systems Design
- University of Trento
Teaching assistant of the course of "Informatics Fundamentals"
- University of Trento
Non University Teaching activities
1998Teacher for the course of Information System
- Comune di Trento
2001Teacher for the course of Web-Designer
- European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL).
2002Teacher for a course of Web-Technologies for analysts and programmers
- UniCredit
Teaching in course of MsAccess - CNR
Teaching in course of DBMS MySQL - F.S.E.
Interessi di ricerca
  • Semantic Web
  • Software Analysis
  • Neural Networks
  • NLP systems
  • Support Vector Machine
  • Database Systems
Attività di ricerca













2008Research project: "RFID for Festival" - RFID
technology applied to turists to evaluate the economic impact of cultural events
2007Research project Stage on Conceptual modeling using linguistic tools by Department of Information and Communication Technology - University of Trento.
2006Research project: Parco Paneveggio-Pale di San Martino:
desing and development of a database for the cataloging building information -
Department of Ingegneria Civile ed Ambientale - University of Trento.
2003Stage on Conceptual modeling using linguistic tools by Department of Information and Communication Technology - University of Trento.
2002-2003Development of an interface for goal modelling for the research group of Knowledge Management -
Dipartimento di Ingegneria e Scienza dell'Informazione - University of Trento
2002Research project NL-OOPS, restyling and implementation of new features for the NL-OOPS tool: evaluation of the quality of conceptual models – NLOOPS project
- DISA - University of Trento.
Research project of development of tool for Quality Web site evaluation, e-Tourism research group – DISA, University of Trento.
2001-2002Research project sponsored by Banca Popolare of Alto Adige to develop Neural Networks for the prediction of risk in loans.
2000Project of the young researcher on: Integration and distribution of information in intranet – internet network (grant of the University of Trento).
Development of a Java Agent for the distribution of mail on a web magazine, TRIPS project - University of Trento.
Development of an Application Navigator for Windows platform, Lab. di Maieutiche - University of Trento.
Development of a Neural Nets for an Information Retrieval System - Sponsored by Provincia Autonoma di Trento and CNR Milano.
1998Research project: "Tipologie di mercato immobiliare in Trentino : comportamenti e strategie dei soggetti privati e pubblici in un contesto in trasformazione" - desing and development of a database for the cataloging GIS building information - Department of Ingegneria Civile ed Ambientale - University of Trento.
Appartenenza a società e comitati scientifici

  • Membership ACM since 2005

  • Membership AICA since 1990

  • Membership AIIA since 1992

Premi e riconoscimenti
Research grant "giovani ricercatori": Integrazione e distribuzione delle informazioni nella rete intranet – internet
Convegni e conferenze

  • March 2008 - Barcellona, Spain, SREIS 2008.

  • June 2007 - Paris, France: NLDB 2007.

  • December 2005 – Trento, Italy: SWAP 2005.

  • August 2005 – Bath, England: ICAPR 2005.

  • March 2003 – Trento, Italy: A Tool to support the evaluation of quality of web sites.

  • November 2001 – Granada, Spain: European Security in the XXI Century.

  • August 2001 – Bergen, Norvay: IRIS-24

  • July 2001 – Lion, France: Egos 17th Colloquium.

  • April 2000 – Trento, Italy: Informatica e scuola: software libero e proprietario. Il fenomeno Linux.

Altre attività
Consulting Activities:

  • information systems and DSS design and implementationon

  • ERP systems

  • WEB solutions


Portfolio:

  • Carraro S.p.A.

  • UniCredit (WebEgg, TradingLab, UBM, USI)

  • University of Trento

  • Fondo Sociale Caritro

  • Banc Postal (France)

  • Attijary-WafaBank (Morocco)

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