Michelangelo Ceci is an assistant professor at the Department of Computer Science, University of Bari, Italy. Michelangelo Ceci received the "laurea" degree with full marks and honors in Informatics from the University of Bari (March 2001). In March 2005 he received a Ph.D. in Informatics by defending the thesis “Naive Bayesian Learning from Structural Data” supervised by D. Malerba. During the period November 2003 – March 2004 he collaborated with Peter Flach of the Department of Computer Science, University of Bristol (U.K.). In the period January-March 2011 and April-May 2012, he collaborated as invited researcher with the Group of Saso Dzeroski of the Jozef Stefan Institute (Slovenia). His main research is in Knowledge Discovery from Databases. Theoretical foundations of his research are in statistics and in logic. Adopted technologies include Database technologies (Database languages, indexing), multimedia technologies (images and text indexing, spatial data) and Internet (XML). Research applications include document analysis and understanding, bioinformatics, map interpretation, web-documents classification. In the last years, he has published more than 120 papers on refereed journals and conferences. He coordinated the following research projects: ATENEO 2009 "Extraction, Representation and Analysis of Complex Data" and ATENEO 2010 "Computationa Models and Methods for Knowledge Discovery From Spatio-Temporal Data". He participated in several national (e.g. PRIN-COFIN 2001,2009) and international research projects (e.g. IST-1999-20882: COLLATE). He is serving/has served in the program committee of several international/national conferences including: IEEE ICDM, IJCAI, ECMLPKDD, SIAM SDM, ISMIS, DEXA. He participated to the organization (as co-chair) of four international workshops. He was the organizing committee chair of SEBD-2007. He was member of the editorial committee of "Intelligenza Artificiale" and demo chair of ECMLPKDD 2012.
Biography Updated on 3 April 2013