Delegato per lo sport
Diploma di Maturità Classica, July 1985, Liceo-Ginnasio F. Petrarca, Trieste, final vote 60/60.
Diploma di Laurea in Filosofia, July 10, 1992, University of Milan. Master thesis on ``Il ragionamento del senso comune nelle ricerche di Intelligenza Artificiale. Il problema della qualificazione''. Advisors: Prof. E. Ballo (Philosophy Department, University of Milan), Prof. F. Giunchiglia (University of Trento). Final vote: 110/110 e Lode.
Ph.D in Philosophy of Science at the Philosophy Department of the University of Genoa.
Carriera accademica ed attività didattica
June 2000 - 2003: Assistant Professor in computer science, University of Trento.
2002: Consultant of the Division on Automated Reasoning Systems at IRST
2003 - present: Associate Professor in Computer Science, University of Trento
2006- present: Pro.Rector for the Development of Sport Activities ( http://www.unisport.tn.it/ ), University of Trento
2008 - 2010: Coordinator of the FP7 project "OKKAM - Enabling the Web of Entities"
2010-2015: Governing Board member of the Semantic Valley consortium
2010 - present: President and co-founder of the spin-off company OKKAM srl ( http://www.okkam.biz/ )
2012 - 2014: Vice President and Head of the Academic Liaison Department of the Organising Committee of the Winter Universiade Trentino 2013
2014 - 2015: Representative of the Italian Government in the EU Expert Group on the Economic Impact of Sport
2001 - 2003: course on Informatics for Humanities, School of Humanities, University of Trento
2004-present: Laboratory of Computer Science at the School of Economics and Management, University of Trento
2007- present: Laboratory of Knowledge Management, School of Economics and Management, University of Trento
2004 - present: Models for Knowledge Representation and Reasoning on the Web, School of Economics and Management, University of Trento
2014 - present: Introduction to Programming, course on Interfaces and Communication Technologies, School of Cognitive Science, University of Trento
Interessi di ricerca
Contextual representation and reasoning.
Philosophical foundations of AI.
Distributed Knowledge Management.
Entity-centric knowledge bases.
Attività di ricerca
2001-2003: local coordinator for the University of Trento of the project Enabling Distributed and Autonomous Management of Knowledge (EDAMOK)
2002 - 2008: coordinator of the research program on Information and Knowledge Management (IKM) at the Department of Information and Communication Technologies of the University of Trento.
2008 - 2010: general coordinator of the FP7 large-scale integrating project "OKKAM - Enabling the Web of Entities"
Appartenenza a società e comitati scientifici
Programme Committee Member of the International conference on Terminology & Ontology: Theories and applications (TOTh 2013). Chambery (France), 6-7 June 2013
Premi e riconoscimenti
1997-1999 PostDoctorate Fellowship at the Department of Computer and Management Sciences of the University of Trento.
Visiting Research Fellowship of the Caledonian Research Foundation - Royal Society of Edinburgh (Scotland) to carry research at the University of Dundee, Department of Philosophy during 1998.
Best paper Award at the 8th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence: Methodology, Systems, Applications (AIMSA'98), Sozopol (Bulgaria), 21-23 September 1998. Title of the paper: M. Benerecetti, P. Bouquet, C. Ghidini, Formalizing Belief Reports. The approach and a Case Study.
Best paper Award at the 11th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence: Methodology, Systems, Applications (AIMSA'98), Varna (Bulgaria), 2-4 September 2004. Title of the paper: P. Bouquet, L. Serafini, S. Zanobini, Coordinating Semantic Peers.
Convegni e conferenze
uly 3rd, 1995: talk on ``Reasoning about theory formulation and reformulation. A new solution to the qualification problem''. II World Conference on the Fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence (WOCFAI-95), Paris.
4 January 1996: talk on ``The problem of context from the Standpoint of Artificial Intelligence'' at Congress of the Italian Society of Logic and Philosophy of Scince (SILFS) - Rome, 3-5 January 1996
22-28 July 1996: co-instructor of the course on Introduction to Contextual Reasoning. An Artificial Intelligence Perspective at the Second Internation School in Cognitive Science (CogSci'96), Sofia (July-August 1996).
30 October 1996: presentation at the workshop ``Normatività logica e ragionamento di senso comune'' (Trento, 28-30 October 1996).
13 Dicember 1996: seminar on Ragionamento e Contesto at the Philosophy Department at the University of Genoa.
7 April 1997: presentation of the paper ``Formalizing Opacity and Transparency in Belief Contexts'' at the Second AISB Workshop on Practical Reasoning and Rationality (Manchester, 7-8 April 1997).
April 11, 1997: talk on ``Semantic vs. Cognitive Contexts'' al Workshop dal titolo Contexts organizzato nell'ambito della seconda European Conference on Cognitive Science (ECCS'97), Manchester (inghilterra), 9-11 aprile 1997.
8 November 1997: presentation of the paper ``A multi-context approach to belief report'' at the AAAI Fall Symposium on Context in Knowledge Representation (KR) and Natural Language (NL), MIT, Cambridge, Mass.
October 1997 - January 1997: co-instructor (with Francesca Castellani) of a course on Formalizing belief contexts at the University of Trento.
March 1998: talk on ``Ragionamento in Contesti di Credenza'' at the Symposium on Teorie della Mente e Rappresentazione, Trento (Italy), 21-23 March 1998.
14 May 1998: invited seminar on ``Tra Località e Globalità: Fodor, il "frame problem" e un approccio contestuale alla rappresentazione della conoscenza'', University of Salerno.
3 August 1998: presentation of the paper on A Context-Based Framework for Mental Representation at the XX Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Madison, Wisconsin (USA), August 1-4, 1998.
21 August 1998: presentation of the paper on A contextual framework for distributed mental representation at the 9th Irish Artificial Intelligence & Cognitive Science (AICS '98), University College, Dublin (Ireland), 19-21 August 1998.
3 November 1998: talk on ``A Logic of Contextual Reasoning''. Department of Computer Science, University of St. Andrews (Scotland, UK).
25 November 1998: relazione dal titolo ``The role of context in a theory of knowledge representation''. Department of Philosophy, University of Dundee (Scotland, UK).
30 November 1998: talk on ``A Logic of Contextual Reasoning''. Department of Computer Science, University of Birmingham (England, UK).
3 December 1998: talk on ``Contextual Reasoning and Linguistic Communication''. Psycho-linguistics Research Seminar series, Department of Psychology, University of Dundee (Scotland, UK).
18 February 1999: talk on ``Verso una logica del ragionamento su credenze. Contesti di Credenza come Spazi Cognitivi''. Triennial meeting of the Italian Society of Logic and Philosophy of Sciences (Società Italiana di Logica e Filosofia delle Scienze, SILFS), Urbino (Italy), 15-20 February 1999.
15 September 1999: talk on ``The role of multi-agent systems in representing, using, and integrating knowledge in a distributed environment'' at TEDIS (Center for Studies on Technologies in Distributed Intelligence Systems), Venice International University, Venice (Italy).
22 October 1999: invited talk on ``The WIL project''. Conference on Knowledge management: professional communities as distributed intelligent systems at TEDIS (Center for Studies on Technologies in Distributed Intelligence Systems), Venice International University, Venice (Italy).
3 February 2000: invited talk at the University of Salerno on ``Logic, common sense, and contextual reasoning''.
30 May 2000: talk on ``Foundations of contextual reasoning'' at the 1st Workshop on Context (WOC'2000). University of Genoa.
21 March 2000: talk on A Distributed Intelligence Paradigm for Knowledge Management at the AAAI-00 Spring Symposium on ``Bringing Knowledge to Business Processes''. Stanford, CA (USA), 20-22 March 2000.
27 July 2001: talk on On the dimensions of context dependence: partiality, approximation, and perspective at the Third International Conference on Modeling and Using Context (CONTEXT'2001). Dundee (Scotland), 27-29 July 2001.
10 November 2001: talk on A Distributed System for Knowledge Management at the National Conference of the Associazione Italiana per la Ricerca sui Sistemi (AIRS). Castel Ivano, Trento (Italy), 9-10 November 2001.
29 November 2001: talk on Un approccio distribuito al Knowledge Management at the conference on ``Knowledge Management: ruoli, contributi e prospettive dell'Intelligenza Artificiale'' Milano, 29-30 November 2001.
28 July 2002: talk on Contextualized local ontologies specification via CTXML at the AAAI-02 Workshop on ``Meaning Negotiation''. Edmonton (Canada), 28 July - 3 August 2002.
20 September 2002: poster presentation on Counterfactual reasoning at the First Conference of the Italian Association of Cognitive Science (AISC). Rovereto, Trento (Italy), 20-21 September 2002.
20 September 2002: talk on Autonomous agents and sunk costs effect at the First Conference of the Italian Association of Cognitive Science (AISC). Rovereto, Trento (Italy), 20-21 September 2002.
22 May 2003: invited talk on Distributed Knowledge Management: a new paradigm for Knowledge Management in complex organizations at Dipartimento di Informatica e Sistemistica (University of Milan, Italy).
28 July 2002: talk on Contextualized local ontologies specification via CTXML at the AAAI-02 Workshop on ``Meaning Negotiation''. Edmonton (Canada).
October 2003: talk on Semantic Coordination at the the II International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC-03), Sanibel Island, Florida, October 2003.