The realization of the system Al Fresco was the main context of development in this connection.
All this was made possible by working with a substantial team that he could recruit at IRST in Trento. Latest invited talk at RECSYS-2015 with title “A (Persuasive? casual dating test Bremerhaven ) Speech on Automated Persuasion” ECCAI (European Coordinating Committee for Artificial Intelligence) Fellow, elected in the first series of ECCAI Fellows – 1999, "in recognition for pioneering work in the field of Artificial Intelligence and outstanding service for the European Artificial Intelligence community" AAAI (American Association for Artificial Intelligence) Fellowsince 2006, “in recognition of his wide-ranging, significant contributions to research in computational linguistics and intelligent interfaces, serious work on computational humor, and dedicated service and leadership in support of the European AI community” President of AI*IA, the Associazione Italiana per l'Intelligenza Artificiale (1992-19-1995) Chairman of ECCAI, the European Coordinating Committee for Artificial Intelligence (1992-1994) President of ACL, the Association for Computational Linguistics, IOS Press (2011-2015). The idea was that cultural heritage is potentially the greatest resource of Italy and other Mediterranean countries. Wahlster (eds.) Intelligent Technologies for Interactive Entertainment LNAI 3814, Springer, Berlin, 2005 L11) O. Schaerf (eds.) Reasoning, Action and Interaction in AI Theories and Systems. Stock Proceedings of the International Workshop on Information Presentation and Natural Multimodal Dialogue Verona, 2001 E3) A. It needs the support of technology and at the same time it is a privileged field for exploring advanced intelligent user interfaces. Nijholt (eds.) Proceedings of the Fools' Day Workshop on Computational Humor Twente Workshop on Language Technology 20, ISSN 0929-0672, Trento, 2002 L9) O. Zancanaro (eds.) Multimodal Intelligent Information Presentation Springer, Text Speech and Language Technology 27, Dordrecht, 2005 L10) M. Essays Dedicated to Luigia Carlucci Aiello LNAI Festschrift Volume 4155 of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science series, Springer, Berlin, 2006 L12) O. Zancanaro (eds.) PEACH: Intelligent Interfaces for Museum Visits Cognitive Technologies Series, Springer, Berlin-Heidelberg, ISBN: 978-3-540-68754-2, 2007 Editor (name inside volume) of proceedings of international conference or journal special issue E1) M. Stock Proceedings of the Third Applied Natural Language Processing Conference (ANLP-92) ACL - Association for Computational Linguistics, Morristown, New Jersey, 1992 E2) N.
Advisory Board member of the Book Series on Cognitive Technologies, Springer, Editorial Board Member of AAAI Press, established by AAAI and MIT Press Chair of nineteen conferences or workshops, including: Co-chair of the PC of , Montreal 1995, and of over one hundred and forty Program Committees of international conferences and workshops Member of the Executive Steering Board of EIT Digital, the Knowledge Centre for ICT of the European Institute for Innovation and Technology (2012-) Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of DFKI, the German Research Institute for AI, (2004-), of CATCH, the Technology for Cultural Heritage program of the Dutch NWO, (2007-) and, formerly, of the National Council for Research Institute LADSEB (Padova). Stock 'Natural Language Generation and Hypertext Access' Applied Artificial Intelligence, An International Journal. Member of the Board of Governors of the University of Haifa (2006-) Member of the Committee for the Best European Artificial Intelligence Dissertation Award established by ECCAI (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015) National representative for the 7th Framework Programme (2007-2010), ICT, appointed by the Italian Ministry for University and Research. ” and IJCAI-99 with the title “Was the title of this talk generated automatically? ACM SIGGRAPH Video Review, issue 89, Association for Computing Machinery, New York, 1993 RI-9) O. Prospects on intelligent interfaces and language”, and twenty five panels. Hemisphere Publishing Co., Washington, 1993 RI-7) G. Stock 'Bidirectional Context-Free Grammar Parsing for Natural Language Processing' Artificial Intelligence, 69, pp. Stock 'Natural Language in Multimodal Human-Computer Interaction' IEEE Expert, Vol. of Pisa, 1976, with a thesis on natural language parsing 1981-1987 Tenured researcher with the Italian National Council for Research, Rome, where he was also coordinator of the National Strategic Project on Artificial Intelligence 1987- at FBK-IRST, Trento 1988- Founder and head of the Natural Language Processing group 1993-2002 Founder and head of the Communication and Cognitive Tech.
Division 1997-2001 IRST Director FBK-irst (previously IRST) is a research institute active in fundamental and applied research. Zancanaro ‘Looking at Al Fresco from the Reference Model Viewpoint’ Computer Standards and Interfaces, Vol. 631-637, Elsevier Science, Amsterdam, 1997 RI-15) O.
2003-2011 Director of an Italian–Israeli project on AI and intelligent technologies for cultural heritage appreciation, co-coordinator of a collaboration project between the University of Haifa and FBK-irst 2010 One of the founders of the Trento Node in EIT (European Institute of Technology) Digital 2012- Director of the Per Te project, devoted to intelligent persuasion technologies: natural language, small groups, narrative negotiation, and ethical issues All research activity in artificial intelligence: natural language processing, intelligent user interfaces, cognitive technologies, IT for cultural heritage appreciation, intelligent persuasion technology Author of two hundred and sixty published scientific papers – over one hundred in refereed journals and books (eighty-seven international) and the rest in refereed conference and workshop proceedings (over one hundred and thirty international) – and author or editor of twelve volumes (nine international). Strapparava 'Multimodal Interaction for Information Access: Exploiting Cohesion', Computational Intelligence, vol 13, n.4, pp.
Includes seven IJCAI papers, spanning a period of twenty-six years, 1989-2015 Keynote speaker at eighty conferences (fortyfive international), including ECAI-92, with the title “A Third Modality of Natural language? Video 'The Al Fresco Interactive System' (see also CI-23). ' (revised version of CI-24) Artificial Intelligence Review, vol. 57-74, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 1995 RI-11) M.
At the time of OS’s directorship, it was structured in five Divisions: Cognitive Technologies and Communication, Interactive Sensory Systems, Automated Reasoning, Microsystems, and Physical-Chemical Properties of Surfaces. Zancanaro 'Human-Computer Interaction through Natural Language and Hypermedia in Al Fresco' ACM SIGCHI Newsletter, Vol. Zancanaro ‘Multimodal Information Exploration’ Journal of Educational Computing Research , Vol. 275-293, Baywood Publishing Co., Amityville, New York, 1997 RI-14) O. Stock 'Password Swordfish: Verbal Humour in the Interface' Humor.
Human resources included about one hundred scientists, twenty technicians; additionally, about fifty young researchers were collaborating on specific projects European Framework Programme with IRST participation were accepted, out of 55 proposals. 28, n.3, Association for Computing Machinery, New York, 1996 RI-13) O.