Past International Projects

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    CULTURA (2011 - 2014)

    Contract n. 269973

    Cultivating Understanding and Research through Adaptivity

    It aims at delivering innovative adaptive services and an interactive user environment which dynamically tailors the investigation, comprehension and enrichment of digital humanities artefacts and collections. Through the provision of such functionality, CULTURA can empower all users to investigate, comprehend and contribute to digital cultural collections.

    Role: Leader in the unit of the Department.

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    PROMISE (2010 - 2013)

    Contract n. 258191

    Participative Research labOratory for Multimedia and Multilingual Information Systems Evaluation

    It aims at providing a virtual laboratory for conducting participative research and experimentation to carry out, advance and bring automation into the evaluation and benchmarking of complex multilingual and multimedia information systems, by facilitating management and offering access, curation, preservation, re-use, analysis, visualization, and mining of the collected experimental data.

    Role: Participant in the unit of the Department.

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    EuropeanaConnect (2009 - 2011)

    Contract n. ECP-2008-DILI-528001

     

    It develops services and components for the Europeana digital library with a special focus on multilinguality and interoperability.

    Role: Participant in the unit of the Department.

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    TrebleCLEF (2008 - 2009)

    Contract n. 215231

     

    It fosters and promotes the experimental evaluation of multilingual information access systems.

    Role: Participant in the unit of the Department.

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    TELplus (2007 - 2009)

    Contract n. ECP-2006-DILI-510003

     

    It aims at improving The European Library, which is the access point to 48 national libraries across Europe, and delivers components and additional functionalities to it.

    Role: Leader of the unit of the Department.

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    SAPIR (2007 - 2009)

    Contract n. IST-045128

    Search In Audio Visual Content Using Peer-to-peer IR

    It delivers advanced multimedia (audio, text, images) search capabilities over P2P networks.

    Role: Leader of the unit of the Department.

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    DELOS (2004 - 2007)

    Contract n. G038-507618

     

    It is the European network of excellence on digital libraries. It developed the DELOS reference model for digital libraries, which provided the foundations for defining what a digital library is, and delivered the DelosDLMS, the next generation digital library management systems complying with the reference model.

    Role: Leader of the unit of the Department.

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    MIRA (1996 - 1999)

    EEC ESPRIT Working Group No. 20039

     

    European Working Group on the evaluation of interactive multimedia information retrieval systems. Thirteen universities and research institutions of different European nations participated in the activities of Mira. The second biannual meeting of 1996 was organized by the University of Padua at Villa Duodo, Monselice near by Padua.

    Role: Leader of the unit of the Department.

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    EUROIEMASTER (1995 - 1997)

    IE No. 2012 EUROIEMASTER

     

    The project led to the definition of a syllabus for an innovative Master of Science in Information Engineering. Together with the University of Padua participated to the project Sheila Pantry Associates of Sheffield (UK) (coordinator), the Department of Mathematics and Informatics of the University of the Balearic Islands (Mallorca, Spain), the School of Computer Applications at Dublin City University (Ireland), and Department of Information Studies, University of Sheffield (UK).

    Role: Leader of the unit of the Department.

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    IRIDES (1995)

    An electronic publishing project

     

    IRIDES has been a joint project of the University of Padua together with Glasgow University and GMD Darmstadt. The project allowed us to design and develop a prototype for the electronic publishing, storage, dissemination and retrieval through the Web of The Computer Journal, published by Oxford University Press.

    Role: Leader of the unit of the Department.

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    JUKEBOX (1993 - 1994)

    EEC Project JUKEBOX (LIB-JUKEBOX/4-1049)

     

    The University of Padua contributed to the project defining the functional specifications of an online catalog for the retrieval of textual and musical data.

    Role: Leader of the unit of the Department.

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    IDOMENEUS (1992 - 1995)

    ESPRIT Network of Excellence, No. 6606

     

    The University of Padua contributed to the idea and the design of the proposal for IDOMENEUS, the network of excellence in information retrieval, databases and multimedia of the EEC, that was financed by the EEC and operated from 1992 to 1995.

    Role: Domain leader for the Information Retrieval and Multimedia area of the ESPRIT Network of Excellence and Leader of the unit of the Department.

Past National Projects

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    SVETPET (2013 - 2015)

    Pet Veterinary Surveillance

    It is a project aimed at implementing the surveillance of diseases of pets of the Veneto Region. The project designs and develops a Web-based application for managing and accessing the diagnoses of transmittable and non-transmittable diseases of dogs and cats made by veterinarians in their practices, in hospitals, in kennels and catteries.

    Role: Leader of the unit of the Department.

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    Noveservizi (2012 - 2013)

    It is a project aimed at carrying out a feasibility study for a search engine in the medical domain.

    Role: Leader of the unit of the Department.

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    Cimbrian Project (2009 - 2012)

    Cimbrian as a test case for synchronic and diachronic language variation

    A project to collect, digitize and tag linguistic data from Cimbrian varieties spoken in the Northeast of Italy.

    Role: Leader of the unit of the Department.

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    SAN (2009 - 2011)

    Sistema Archivistico Nazionale

    It is a project of the Direzione Generale Archivi (DGA) of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities for the design and development of a national archival system.

    Role: Representative of the Veneto Region in the working group about the metadata for the archival resources managed by the SAN system.

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    PV (2008 - 2012)

    Portale Veneto

    It is a project of the Veneto Region aimed at designing and developing the portal to the libraries of the Region, offering advanced services such as annotation or geo-spatial location.

    Role: Leader of the unit of the Department.

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    IPSA (2005 - 2006)

    Imaginum Patavinae Scientiae Archivum

    The IPSA PRIN project has been the natural continuation of a University of Padua project that has seen the design and development of IPSA (Imaginum Patavinae Scientiae Archivum), a prototype of a digital archive management system containing metadata and images related to astronomical, astrological and botanical manuscripts of the Italian and European Middle Ages and Renaissance. IPSA is a web application designed and realised by the University of Padua. Its main application is to allow and facilitate the study of the scientific tradition during the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.

    Role: Participant of the University of Padua unit.

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    ECD (2002 - 2005)

    Law n. 47/97-99

    Enhanced Content Delivery

    It is a national CNR project to develop methods and components to deliver enhanced content to the end-users of both digital libraries and the Web.

    Role: Leader of the unit of the Department.

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    IBM VoIP (2002 - 2003)

    Soluzione Tecnica per trasmissione dati e voce su protocollo IP

    It is a project of the IBM Italy Foundation concerning the study, comparison, and quality of service evaluation of Voice over IP (VoIP) solutions of different vendors.

    Role: Leader of the unit of the Department.

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    InterData (1998 - 2000)

    Metodologie e tecnologie per la gestione di dati e processi su reti Internet e Intranet Programma di ricerca (cofinanziato dal MURST - esercizio 1997)

    Target of the project is the development of methods and tools for the management of data and processes on Internet and Intranet networks.

    Role: Leader of the unit of the Department.

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    ADMV (1997 - 1999)

    Feasibility study for a digital library for the Venetian music of the eighteenth century

    Archivio Digitale della Musica Veneta (ADMV): Feasibility study for the implementation of a digital archive of documents on music produced in the Veneto region and of the eighteen century. The feasibility study was for a project to be developed by "Discoteca di Stato" (Rome), "Marciana" National Library (Venice), and University National Library of Turin.

    Role: Leader of the unit of the Department.

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    Semantic Network Inter-Operations (1996 - 1999)

    European Space Agency (ESA) project on "Semantic Network Inter-Operations"

    Participation, together with Consorzio Padova Ricerche (CPR) and Vitrociset (Rome), in the European Space Agency (ESA) project on "Semantic Network Inter-Operations".

    Role: Leader of the unit of the Department.

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    MULTIDATA (1989 - 1994)

    CNR project on multimedia databases

    MULTIDATA: the Italian National Research Council (CNR) project on multimedia databases.

    Role: Leader of the unit of the Department.

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    OPAC-DUO (1989 - 1991)

    Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) named DUO

    Co-ordinator of the design and development project of the Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) named DUO that served more than 65,000 users of the University of Padova.

    Role: Co-ordinator of the project for the University.

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    CNR strategic project (1986 - 1988)

    Project for the design of the database of CNR research projects

    Strategic project of the CNR for the design and development of the database of CNR research projects.

    Role: Leader of the unit of the Department.