Teachers 2018

Federico Boschetti Federico Boschetti
graduated in Classics at the University “Ca’ Foscari” of Venice in 1998. He got his PhD in Classical Philology jointly at the University of Trento and the University of Lille III in 2005 (thesis: “Essay of computer-assisted linguistic and stylistic analyses of the Aeschylus’ Persae”). He also got a PhD in Cognitive and Brain Sciences – Language, Interaction and Computation at the University of Trento in 2010 (thesis: “A Corpus-based Approach to Philological Issues”).
Since 2011 he has been a researcher at the Institute of Computational Linguistics “A. Zampolli “of the CNR of Pisa. His research interests are: Digital Philology, Collaborativa and Cooperative Philology, Historical OCR and Distributional Semantics applied to ancient texts.
Vittore Casarosa Vittore Casarosa
graduated in Electrical Engineering at the University of Pisa and after a few years spent at a center just established in Pisa by the Italian National Research Council to do research on “Electronic Computers” (that center is today ISTI, the Institute for Science and Technology in Informatics), he has spent many years in the R&D laboratories of IBM in Italy, France and in the US, doing and managing research mostly in image processing and networking.
Since 2000 he is Senior Research Associate of the Italian National Research Council at ISTI, where he is associated with the activities of the Multimedia Laboratory in the field of Digital Libraries; from 2000 to 2007 he has been Deputy Director of DELOS, the Network of Excellence on Digital Libraries.
Vittore has held teaching assignments at the University of Pisa (Department of Engineering) and at the Open University of Bolzano (department of Computer Science). Presently he is teaching courses on Digital Libraries at the University of Pisa (department of Digital Humanities) and at the University of Parma (DILL International Master).
Augusto Ciuffoletti Augusto Ciuffoletti
graduated in Computer Science in 1980 with a thesis on distributed fault-tolerant systems. Since 1988 he has been a researcher at the Department of Computer Science at the University of Pisa, where he is currently teaching computer networks at the Course of Studies in Digital Humanities. He is presently collaborating with the Open Cloud Computing Interface (OCCI) working group of the OGF, and he is an academic member of the Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF).
In 2016 he was a Guest Lecturer at the Cloud Computing Summer School at the ZHAW in Zurich. He has been associated with the Italian Institute of Nuclear Physics (INFN-CNAF, Bologna) from 2001 to 2010 for Grid and Cloud related projects (DataGrid, CoreGrid, OGF Europe). He has been a visiting scientist at the International Computer Science Institute in Berkeley, at the University of South Florida, and at the IBM T.J.Watson Center in Yorktown Heights. His research interests focus on the design principles and the monitoring of distributed infrastructures.
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Carlo Meghini Carlo Meghini
is prime researcher at CNR-ISTI and the head of the Digital Libraries group in the NeMIS Lab of ISTI. His area of research include infrastructure architectures, conceptual modelling and digital libraries. He is involved in European projects since 1988, in the areas of Digital Libraries (DELOS Network of Excellence, BRICKS, EDLNet, Europeana version 1.0, Europeana version 2.0, Europeana version 3.0, ASSETS, eCloud) and Digital Preservation (CASPAR, Presto4U, PRELIDA).
Since 2007 he is involved in several activities related to Europeana, the European digital library, taking care of the scientific aspects of the project. Starting with the ARIADNE project, and continuing with the PARTHENOS and VRE4EIC, he is involved in the construction of research infrastructures, bringing his expertise and competence into this relatively new area. He has published more than 90 scientific papers in international journals, books and conferences.
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Roberto Rosselli Del Turco Roberto Rosselli Del Turco
is an Assistant Professor at the Università degli studi di Torino, where he teaches Germanic Philology, and also an Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities at the University of Pisa. He is the editor of the Digital Vercelli Book (http://vbd.humnet.unipi.it/), an ongoing project that aims at providing a full edition of this important manuscript. To further the DVB project he created Edition Visualization Technology (EVT), a software tool to navigate and visualize digital editions developed at the University of Pisa (http://evt.labcd.unipi.it/).
Roberto is also co-director of the Visionary Cross project (http://www.visionarycross.org/), an international project aiming at producing an advanced multimedia edition of key Anglo-Saxon texts and monuments.
Enrica Salvatori Enrica Salvatori
graduated in Medieval History at the University of Pisa, Ph.D. in Medieval History at the University of Milan; associate professor in Medieval History at the University of Pisa since 2006, where she teaches Medieval History and Digital Public History; visiting professor at the University P. Valéry (Montpellier, France) in 2006, 2008, 2011 and 2015. Since 2015 she is the Director of the Laboratorio di Cultura Digitale (LabCD, Digital Culture Laboratory).
She is in the board of: Società Storica Pisana, Associazione Italiana per l’Informatica Umanistica e la Cultura Digitale (AIUCD), OpenEdition Italia, Associazione Italiana di Public History (AIPH); Editorial board: Umanistica Digitale; Annales du Midi. President of Società Storica Spezzina; P.I. of Codice Pelavicino Edizione Digitale project (http://pelavicino.labcd.unipi.it/). Fields of research: Medieval Mediterranean Circulation, Evolution of the Municipality in Italy and Provence, History of Lunigiana, Digital Public History.
Nicoletta Salvatori Nicoletta Salvatori
graduated in Pisa in Philosophy of Science. Since 1985 she is a professional journalist, member of the Ugis (association of Italian scientific journalists). She was editor in chief of the monthly naturalistic magazine Airone, creator and chief editor of the monthly scientific magazine Quark, editorial chief in Domus Publishing Co. (Tuttoturismo, Meridiani and Meridiani Montagna), editor in Chief of Arte Navale magazine, about yachting and seafaring culture. She is editor in chief of Umanistica Digitale, the journal of the Italian Association of Digital Humanities (AIUCD – Associazione per l’Informatica Umanistica e la Cultura Digitale).
Nicoletta has written several books and ebooks. She works as an editorial consultant at the communication agency Hole in One in Milano, and at the Simonelli electronic publishing Co. She teaches editing, new media and communication at the University of Pisa (Informatica Umanistica).
Rachele Sprugnoli Rachele Sprugnoli
got the bachelor and master degree in Humanities Computing at the University of Pisa and completed her PhD in “Information Technology” at the University of Trento. Currently, she is a researcher in the “Digital Humanities” group at Fondazione Bruno Kessler, in Trento.
Her research is focused on how computational methods and technologies can be applied to the treatment of cultural content, in particular of historical texts. Other research interests are: creation of linguistic resources, semantic annotation of texts, automatic processing of temporal information.
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Timothy Tambassi Timothy Tambassi
is an ICUB Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Research Institute of the University of Bucharest, an Honorary Research Fellow in History of Philosophy at the University of Parma and a Visiting Researcher at the University of Eastern Piedmont. Currently, his main interests of research include Metaphysics, Formal Ontology, Philosophy of Geography, Geo-ontologies and the Philosophy of E.J. Lowe. His most recent book is The Philosophy of Geo-Ontologies (Springer, 2017).
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