Paolo Luigi Scala

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In this paper we propose a Web-based software system that allows the realization of a highly personalized Web browsing experience. The system is based on two relevant elements: the Intelligent Agent and the pCard document. The Intelligent Agent analyzes the Web sites visited by the users collecting information useful to her/his characterization and crosses(More)
The constant growth in health expenditure, together with the expected doubling of the EU's old-age dependency ratio in the next 40 years (with a drop of the working-age population) represent a scenario that needs to be addressed with fast and effective responses and one of the key factors in reaching this objective is considered to be the exploitation of(More)
Within the main goal of supporting an open access strategy in the European Research Area, the specific aim of the TO.ACTION project is to spread-among all the relevant stakeholders and agents in the knowledge circulation process-a culture of open access to scientific results generated by publicly funded research. The project relies on a circular mechanism(More)
There is an increasing request by organizations to allow people outside the IT department to create, shape and adapt the software artifacts they use as they do with real ones in their work practice. Moreover, organizations have recently become aware that they are part of a complex network of connections with partners, customers, and suppliers. This new(More)
A methodology is described to design and generate virtual environments that a) support the activities of practitioners skilled with the experimental knowledge of their specific domain; b) offer multimodal interaction styles customized to the culture and skills of the target community of practitioners; c) are tailorable, customizable and adaptive to the(More)
Information intensive activities are usually carried out by heterogeneous work groups: collaboration is needed to reach a common goal that stems from different individual tasks such as data harvesting, aggregation and presentation, dealing with a large amount of highly fragmented information that could overload the working procedure nowadays adopted.(More)
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