Carlo Aliprandi

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The Web is a huge virtual space where to express and share individual opinions, influencing any aspect of life, with implications for marketing and communication alike. Social Media are influencing consumersâ preferences by shaping their attitudes and behaviors. Monitoring the Social Media activities is a good way to measure customersâ(More)
European Law Enforcement Agencies are increasingly more reliant on information and communication technologies and are affected by a society shaped by the Internet and social media. The richness and quantity of information available from open sources, if properly gathered and processed, can provide valuable intelligence and help drawing inference from(More)
This paper describes the data collection, annotation and sharing activities carried out within the FP7 EU-funded SAVAS project. The project aims to collect, share and reuse audiovisual language resources from broadcasters and subtitling companies to develop large vocabulary continuous speech recognisers in specific domains and new languages, with the(More)
We present FastType, a word prediction system for the Ital-ian inflected language, and its user-centric interface. Fast-Type has greatly evolved from its original features. We have added new linguistic resources, implemented more efficient prediction algorithms and made a brand-new user interface. Thanks to the prediction engine upgrades, like the(More)
Organised crime uses information technology systems to communicate, work or expand its influence. The EU FP7 Security Research Project CAPER (Collaborative information, Acquisition, Processing, Exploitation and Reporting for the prevention of organised crime), created in cooperation with European Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs), aims to build a common(More)
Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) are increasingly more reliant on information and communication technologies and affected by a society shaped by the Internet. The richness and quantity of information available from open sources, if properly gathered and processed, can provide valuable intelligence and help in drawing inferences from existing closed source(More)
Presenting some recent advances in word prediction, a fluorish-ing research area in Natural Language Processing, we describe FastType, an innovative word prediction system that outclasses typical limitations of standard techniques when applied to inflected languages. FastType is based on combined statistical and rule-base methods relying on robust(More)