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After a study done in order to evaluate the numerical presence and the qualification of women in the research staff of ITC-irst, we organized a mentoring initiative consisting of scientific lectures and mentoring workshops held by experienced international female researchers in the field of computer science, information technology and microelectronics. This(More)
In this paper we introduce the idea of enhancing the audio presentation of a multimedia museum guide by using the PDA screen to travel throughout a fresco and identify the various details in it. During the presentation, a sequence of pictures is synchronized with the audio commentary and the transitions among the pictures are planned according to cinematic(More)
Writers tend, even if unwittingly, to imagine the audience they are writing for and for which they may tend to adopt a specific writing style. The style of a text emerges as a combination of various elements that range from lexical choices to discourse organization. In this respect, we consider writing style as a systemic variable. In this study we try to(More)
The paper introduces a framework to automatically build hypermedia links from a semantically annotated repository of multimedia data. The system architecture is based on a relational database accessible through XML queries on an HTTP connection. A shallow semantic representation is encoded as a set of key words that correspond to entities in the domain.(More)
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