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This page contains a selection of some recent and not-so-recent papers that, for one reason or another, I consider somewhat significant. A complete (more or less, usually less) list of my publications is in the bibliography page.

 


recent peer reviewed papers.

2012

Simone Santini. (2012). Regular queries in event systems with bounded uncertainty. Proceedings of the XII Spanish Conference on Programming and Computer Languages Almería.

Simone Santini. (2012). Because not all displays are lists. Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval Hong Kong.

Simone Santini. (2012). Regular languages with variables on graphs. Information and Computation 211:1--28

Claudio Cusano and Simone Santini. (2012). With a little help from my friends: Community-based assisted organization of personal photographs. Multimedia tools and applications DOI:10.1007/s11042-012-1096-y

2011

Gianluigi Ciocca, Claudio Cusanoa, Simone Santini and Raimondo Schettini. (2011). Halfway through the semantic gap. Information sciences 181(22):4943--58

Simone Santini. (2011). Efficient computation of queries on feature streams. ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing Communication and Applications 7(4)

Simone Santini and Pablo Castells. (2011). An evaluation of novelty and diversity based on fuzzy logic. International Workshop on Novelty and Diversity in recommender systems Chicago, USA

Simone Santini and Pablo Castells. (2011). Intractable Problems in Novelty and Diversity XVI Jornadas de Bases de Datos e Ingeniería del Software, A Coruña, Spain, September.

Simone Santini, Amarnath Gupta, and Yujun Wang. (2011). Efficient algorithms for polygonal aggregation based on grid tessellation XVI Jornadas de Bases de Datos e Ingeniería del Software, A Coruña, Spain, September.

Alexandra Dumitrescu and Simone Santini. (2011). Using the reader's context to customize news streams XVI Jornadas de Bases de Datos e Ingeniería del Software, A Coruña, Spain, September.

2010

Simone Santini. (2010). On the semantics of complex events in video. ACM Multimedia, Workshop Events in Multimedia Workshop, Florence, Italy.

Simone Santini. (2010). On the definition of categories for image classification evaluation. IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing, Pittsburg.

Simone Santini. (2010). Noether invariance in elastic matching. II Workshop de Reconocimiento de Formas y Análisis de Imágenes, Valencia, Spain

Simone Santini. (2010). Expressivity of a non-path pattern language for DAGs. XV Jornadas de Ingeniería del Software y Bases de Datos, Valencia, Spain

2009

Claudio Cusano, Simone Santini, and Raimondo Schettini. (2009). On the coöperative creation of multimedia meaning. 4th International conference on Semantics and digital media technologies, Graz, Austria.

Simone Santini, and Alexandra Dumitrescu. (2009). Incremental context creation and its effects on semantic query precision. 4th International conference on Semantics and digital media technologies, Graz, Austria.

Gianluigi Ciocca, Claudio Cusano, Simone Santini, and Raimondo Schettini. (2009). Prosemantic features for content-based image retrieval. International Workshop on Advanced Multimedia Retrieval AMR 2009, Madrid, Spain.

Alexandra Dumitrescu and Simone Santini. (2009). Context based semantic data retrieval. Proceedings of JSWEB 2009, Madrid, Spain.

Alexandra Dumitrescu and Simone Santini. (2009). Context based semantics for multimedia retrieval. Proceedings of the SPIE, Vol. 7255, Multimedia Content Access: Algorithms and Systems III, San Jose, USA; SPIE.

Cristina Bogdanschi and Simone Santini. (2009). An annotation database for multimodal scientific data. Proceedings of the SPIE, Vol. 7255, Multimedia Content Access: Algorithms and Systems III, San Jose, USA; SPIE.

2008

Simone Santini and Alexandra Dumitrescu. (2008). Context as a non-ontological determinant of semantics. Proceedings of the 3rd International conference on Semantics and digital media technologies, Koblenz, Germany; Springer-Verlag.

Simone Santini and Alexandra Dumitrescu. (2008). Context as a non-ontological determinant of semantics. Proceedings of the 3rd International conference on Semantics and digital media technologies, Koblenz, Germany; Springer-Verlag.

Simone Santini. (2008). An oddly-positioned position paper on context and ontology. 2nd IEEE international conference on semantic computing, Santa Clara, IEEE.

Simone Santini and Alexandra Dumitrescu. (2008). Context based retrieval as an alternative to document annotation. OntoImages 2008, Workshop of the International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, Marrakech, ELRA.

2007

Simone Santini. (2007). Ontologies: use and abuse. International workshop on Advanced Multimedia Retrieval, Paris.

2006

Silvia Zuffi, Simone Santini, Raimondo Schettini. (2006). Accounting for ink interaction in the Yule-Nielsen Spectral Neugebauer model. Journal of Imaging Science and Technology 50(1).

Simone Santini. (2006). Notes for the conceptual design of interfaces. Proceedings of ER 2006, the International conference on data modeling Tucson, USA, November.

Simone Santini, Amarnath Gupta. (2006). A calculus and Algebra for querying directed acyclic graphs. Proceedings of JISBD 2006, Jornadas de Ingenieria del Software y Bases de Datos Sitges, Spain, October.

Cristina Bogdanschi, Alexandra Dumitrescu, and Simone Santini. (2006). A language for the integration of web sources WWW/Internet 2006 Murcia, Spain (accepted then withdrawn).

Simone Santini. (2004). Functional entity-relatioship modeling Proceedings of IDEAS 2004, VII workshop Iberoamericano de ingegneria de requisitos y desarrollo de ambientes de software Arequipa, Peru, May

 


submitted manuscripts.

Simone Santini. (2009). Modeling web sources as relations.

Simone Santini. (2010). On the continuity of residual pairs in the space (F(P),ρ) of fuzzy formulas.

Simone Santini. (2008). Summa contra ontologiam.

Simone Santini. (2009). Semiotic localization of computer programs.

 


vox populi; my most cited older papers.

Arnold Smeulders, Marcel Worring, Simone Santini, Amarnath Gupta, Ramesh Jain. (2000). Content based retrieval at the end of the early years. IEEE Transcations on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence 22(12):1349-80

Simone Santini and Ramesh Jain. (1999). Similarity Measures. IEEE Transcations on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence 21(9):871-83

Simone Santini, Amarnath Gupta, and Ramesh Jain. (2001). Emergent semantics through interactions in image databases. IEEE Transcations on Knowledge and Data Engineering 13(3):337-51

Simone Santini and Ramesh Jain. (2000). Integrated browsing and querying for image databases. IEEE Multimedia July/September pp. 26-39

Amarnath Gupta, Simone Santini, and Ramesh Jain. (1997). In search of information in visual media. Communications of the ACM 40(12):34-42

 


video; (yes... it did kill the radio star)

A video of a lecture on context based semantics given at SAMT 2008.

 


dear sir or madam; letters that I consider significant.

A letter to the editor of IEEE Computer commenting on a very enthusiastic article on distance learning. 2003.

A letter to the editor of IEEE Computer commenting on an article on abstraction and metaphor. 2003.

A letter to the editor of IEEE Computer commenting on an article on automatic translation. 2003.

A letter to the editor of IEEE Computer commenting on an article on liability for insecure computer systems. 2004.

A letter to the editor of IEEE Computer commenting on an article on open source programming. 2004.

A letter to the editor of Communications of the ACM commenting on an article on on-line courses. 2004.

A letter to the editor of IEEE Computer commenting on an article of mine on the crisis of cmputing science and my published rebuttal. 2005.

A letter to the editor of IEEE Computer commenting on an article on a new curriculum for computing science. 2005.

A letter to the editor of Communications of the ACM commenting on an article on teaching abstraction. 2007.

A letter to the editor of Communications of the ACM commenting on an article on computing paradigms. 2009.