Claudio Venezia

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Nowadays, the development of services that span over both the Internet and telephony networks is driving significant efforts towards the integration of services offered by IT providers with telecom operators ones. Web services have often been recommended for providing, composing and realizing telecom services but introducing them means facing up with(More)
Telco Networks are rich contextual information containers and the exploitation of contextual information is expected to be a key success factor for the next generation Telco services. On the other hand the Internet of things is driving us towards a scenario in which network connected intelligent objects will be capable of offering services to users. We(More)
Meshing up telecommunication and IT resources seems to be the real challenge for supporting the evolution towards the next generation of Web Services. In telecom world, JAIN-SLEE (JAIN Service Logic Execution Environment) is an emerging standard specification for Java service platforms targeted to host value added services, composed of telecom and IT(More)
The paper describes how a telecom operator can leverage on Web services to provide integrated services which span over several technologies. In addition, it addresses how SIP protocol (session initiation protocol) can be used along with Web service technologies to enable a new set of integrated IT and Telco services. The paper highlights the benefits and(More)
A major research challenge in the IT domain nowadays is to enable new experiences by building intelligent spaces around users, enhanced by pervasive computing services. The European FP7 Project PERSIST (PERsonal Self-Improving SmarT spaces) is investigating a novel approach to meet this challenge. PERSIST aims to define an ecosystem on top of which novel(More)
Nowadays Social Networking phenomenon is gaining a significant momentum. Social Network's users are disclosing a lot of information about their relationships, profiles, preferences and interests. In this paper we describe the achievement of a context Aware platform which leverages a user's Social graph to provide pervasive computing applications based on(More)
Mass-market users exploit remote storage solutions and centralized online social network (OSN) services to share user-generated content. Although these solutions are widely adopted, they introduce several issues related to user content/metadata migration on server-side components managed by third-party providers. The authors propose a middleware solution to(More)
The Web is rapidly evolving form a human-to-machine to a human-to-human communication means. Unfortunately the current proliferation of Social Networking Web sites is generating fragmentation and lack of interoperability. In order to be in contact with friends users must be subscribed and upload their contents to the same online Social networking provider.(More)
Content distribution services are booming and they will be responsible for the majority of future Internet traffic. In parallel, Online Social Networks (OSNs) have become today’s most popular Internet applications. The widespread adoption of OSNs has drastically changed the way content is consumed in the Internet, as the popularity of a given content is(More)