Francesco Sportelli

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Trust is paramount in distributed software development to prevent geographically distributed sites to feel distant and act like distinct teams with own conflicting goals. Nevertheless, how to build trust among developers with few or no chances to meet is an open issue. To overcome such a challenge, we hypothesize that increased social awareness may foster(More)
Object-Role Modeling (ORM) is a framework for modeling and querying information at the conceptual level. It comes to support the design of large-scale industrial applications allowing the users to model easily the domain. The reasoning on a conceptual schema enables to automatically detect relevant formal properties, such as inconsistencies or redundancies(More)
We introduce DLR, an extension of the n-ary propositionally closed description logic DLR to deal with attribute-labelled tuples (generalising the positional notation), projections of relations, and global and local objectification of relations, able to express inclusion, functional, key, and external uniqueness dependencies. The logic is equipped with both(More)
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