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Hi, I'm Dario and this is my home page. Here you can find some news about my activities, mainly related to my academic position. I'm at present associate professor at the Computer Science Department of Milan University (Italy).

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Research

My research activity focuses mainly the treatment of uncertainty in machine learning problems, with particular reference to the exploitation of data quality, the design of learning algorithms and their application in the bioinformatics domain. I published more than ninety papers on journals and conference proceedings. I've been member in ten research projects at the national and the international level, among which six were funded by the European Commssion. Previously I've been working on granular computing, bootstrap methods for regression problems, theoretical analysis of computational learning, hybrid systems in learning problems, automatic simplification of symbolic descriptions, study of population dynamics, intelligent systems for pervasive and ubiquitous computing, and emotion classification.

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Teaching

During the academic year 2018/19 I will primary teach at the University of Milan, on the core courses of Statistics and data analysis (for the BSc in Computer science) and on the elective courses of Big scale analytics and Informatics didactics (for the MSc in Computer science). I will also teach Advanced databases at the Université Nice Sophia-Antipolis. During the academic year 2017/18 I taught on the courses of Statistics and data analysis, Big scale analytics, Informatics didactics and Analysis of multidimensional data. Previously I also taught courses of Simulation, Operating systems, Computer programming 1, Computer programming 3, Software engineering, and of Computer programming lab.

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Popularization

Since about ten years I have been working on popularization and teaching of computer science: I coordinated the activities for prospective students in computer science degrees and for the Sciences division of my university, I wrote two textbooks and several popularization books, I am among the founders of the ALADDIN laboratory, I collaborated on a radio broadcast about computer science and I worked on various initiatives for the popularization of the culture behind computer science. I've also beeninvolved in the implementation of internships for the training of secondary school teachers.

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News

Results of the Statistics and data analysis written test of February, 12th 2019 and oral test calendar – 17/02/2019

Tags: Teaching Statistics and data analytics

Students enrolled in the Statistics and data analytics test of 12/2 should receive an e-mail message showing their result. The oral tests will take place in the Lab. Laurea Magistrale on the 5th floor of the computer science department, according to the following schedule organized by last name initial (not necessarily contiguous): A and D 19/2 at 8:30; B and F 19/2 at 13:30; C and G 20/2 at 8:30; P and R 20/2 at 13:30; L, M, and N 21/2 at 8:30; S, T, and V 21/2 at 13:30.

Place and time of the Statistics and data analysis written test of February 12th, 2019 – 08/02/2019

Tags: Teaching Statistics and data analytics

The Statistics and data analytics written test of 12/2 will take place in the classrooms at the first floor of the Computer science department, starting from 8:30. Participants may bring a book and a notebook with them for consultation.

Place and time of the Big scale analytics test of February 2019 – 07/02/2019

Tags: Teaching Big scale analytics

The Big scale analytics oral tests of February will take place in the meeting room at the fifth floor of the Computer science department, on 12/2 at 14:30 (last name starting from A to M), and on 13/2 at 9:30 (last name starting from N to Z).

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