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Papers on International Journals


  1. Sicong Liu, Silvestro Poccia, K. Selcuk Candan, Gerardo Chowell, Maria Luisa Sapino EpiDMS: Data Management and Analytics for Decision Making from Epidemic Spread Simulation Ensembles The Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2016
  2. Shengyu Huang, Xinsheng Li, K. Selçuk Candan, Maria Luisa Sapino Reducing Seed Noise in Personalized PageRank Social Network Analysis and Mining Journal,6:1, pp.6--25, 2016
  3. Jung Hyun Kim, K. Selçuk Candan, Maria Luisa Sapino Locality-Sensitive and Re-use Promoting Personalized PageRank Computations Knowledge and Information Systems Journal(KAIS), 47(2), pp.261--299, 2016 icona file pdf
  4. Ilaria Bartolini, Vincenzo Moscato, Ruggero G. Pensa, Antonio Penta, Antonio Picariello, Carlo Sansone, Maria Luisa Sapino Recommending multimedia visiting paths in cultural heritage applications Multimedia Tools Appl. 75(7): 3813-3842 (2016).
  5. Claudio Schifanella, K. Selcuk Candan, Maria Luisa Sapino Multiresolution Tensor Decompositions with Mode Hierarchies ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery from Data (TKDD) 8(2), 38 pages, 2014 icona file pdf
  6. K. Selcuk Candan, Luigi Di Caro, Maria Luisa Sapino, PhC: Multiresolution Visualization and Exploration of Text Corpora with Parallel Hierarchical Coordinates ACM TIST 3(2): 22 (2012) icona file pdf
  7. Mario Cataldi, K. Selcuk Candan, Maria Luisa Sapino Narrative-based taxonomy distillation for effective indexing of text collections Data & Knowledge Engineering 72: 103-125 (2012) icona file pdf
  8. Claudio Schifanella, Maria Luisa Sapino, K. Selcuk Candan On context-aware co-clustering with metadata support. Journal of Intelligent Information Systems 38(1): 209-239 (2012) icona file pdf
  9. K. Selcuk Candan, Rosaria Rossini, Maria Luisa Sapino, Xiaolan Wang, sDTW: Computing DTW Distances using Locally Relevant Constraints based on Salient Feature Alignments. PVLDB 5(11): 1519-1530 (2012) icona file pdf
  10. Luigi Di Caro, K. Selcuk Candan, Maria Luisa Sapino Navigating within news collections using tag-flakes. Journal of Visual Languages and Computing 22(2): 120-139 (2011) icona file pdf
  11. Paulo Shakarian, V S. Subrahmanian, Maria Luisa Sapino GAPs: Geospatial Abduction Problems ACM TIST 3(1): 7 (2011) icona file pdf
  12. Mario Cataldi, Claudio Schifanella, K. Selcuk Candan, Maria Luisa Sapino and Luigi Di Caro Context-informed Knowledge Extraction from Document Collections to Support User Navigation. JMPT 1(2): 74-94 (2010)
  13. K. Selcuk Candan, Mehmet Emin Donderler, Terri Hedgpeth, Jong Wook Kim, Qing Li, Maria Luisa Sapino SEA: Segment-enrich-annotate paradigm for adapting dialog-based content for improved accessibility.ACM Transactions on Information Systems 27(3): (2009) icona file pdf
  14. K. Selcuk Candan, Huiping Cao, Yan Qi, Maria Luisa Sapino System support for exploration and expert feedback in resolving conflicts during integration of metadata. , VLDB Journal 17(6): 1407-1444, 2008 icona file pdf
  15. M.L. Sapino, K.S.Candan, J.W.Kim, Fabrizio Antonelli, Annotating Educational Discussion Boards to help Students who are Blind, International Journal of Continuing Engineering Education and Life-Long Learning (IJCEELL), special issue on "Integrating Intelligent and Adaptive Hypermedia Techniques in Web-Based Education Systems", 2007
  16. M. Fayzullin, V.S. Subrahmanian, A. Picariello, and M.L. Sapino. The CPR Model for Summarizing Video Multimedia Tools and Applications, 26(2):153-173, 2005.
  17. S. Adali, C. Bufi and M.L. Sapino, Ranked Relations: Query Languages and Query Processing Methods for Multimedia Multimedia Tools and Applications, 24 (3): 197-214, 2004
  18. A. Celentano, O.Gaggi, M.L. Sapino, Retrieval in Multimedia Presentations, ACM Multimedia Systems Journal, vol. 10, n.1, pp. 72-82, July 2004.
  19. A. Chianese, A. Picariello, L. Sansone, M.L. Sapino, Titolo Managing Uncertainties in Image Databases: a fuzzy approach Multimedia Tools and Applications, vol 23, pp. 237-252, 2004
  20. Sushil Jajodia, Pierangela Samarati, Maria Luisa Sapino, V.S. Subrahmanian Flexible Support for Multiple Access Control Policies, ACM Transactions on Database Systems, vol. 26, n. 2, pp. 214-260, 2001.
  21. E.Bertino, P.A.Bonatti, E.Ferrari, M.L. Sapino, Temporal Authorization Bases: From Specification to Integration Journal of Computer Security. 2000.
  22. D. Gabbay, L. Giordano, A. Martelli, N. Olivetti, M.L. Sapino, Conditional Reasoning in Logic Programming Journal of Logic Programming, vol.44, n. 1-3, pp.37-74, 2000
  23. S. Adali, M.L. Sapino, and V.S. Subrahmanian, An Algebra for Creating and Querying Multimedia Presentations. ACM Multimedia Systems Journal - Special Issue on Multimedia Presentations, vol. 8, pp. 212-230, 2000.
  24. P.A. Bonatti, M.L. Sapino, V.S. Subrahmanian, Merging Heterogeneous Security Orderings, , Journal of Computer Security, vol.5, n. 1, pp. 3-29, 1997.
  25. L. Giordano, A. Martelli, and M. L. Sapino Extending negation as failure by abduction: a 3-valued Stable Model Semantics, Journal of Logic Programming, 26(1):31-67, 1996.
  26. L. Console, M. L. Sapino, and D. Theseider Dupre’ The role of abduction in database view updating Journal of Intelligent Information Systems, (4):261-280, 1995.
  27. Barbara Demo, Marisa Porta, and Maria Luisa Sapino, Efficiency and completeness properties of the Counting Method , Computers and Artificial Intelligence, 8(3):227-245, 1989.

Pepers in the Proceedings of International Conferences


  1. Xinsheng Li, Shengyu Huang, K. Selçuk Candan, Maria Luisa Sapino Two-Phase CP Decomposition for Billion-Scale Dense Tensors ICDE16, pp. 835-846 icona file pdf
  2. Xilun Chen, K. Selçuk Candan, Maria Luisa Sapino KSGM: Keynode-driven Scalable Graph Matching. CIKM 2015 : 1101-1110. icona file pdf
  3. Shengyu Huang, Xinsheng Li, K. Selçuk Candan, Maria Luisa Sapino Can you really trust that seed?: Reducing the impact of seed noise in personalized PageRank ASONAM 2014: 216-223 icona file pdf
  4. Xinsheng Li, Shengyu Huang, Kasim Selçuk Candan, Maria Luisa Sapino Focusing Decomposition Accuracy by Personalizing Tensor Decomposition (PTD). CIKM 2014: 689-698 icona file pdf
  5. Xiaolan Wang, K. Selçuk Candan, Maria Luisa Sapino Leveraging metadata for identifying local, robust multi-variate temporal (RMT) features. ICDE 2014: 388-399 icona file pdf
  6. Ilaria Bartolini, Vincenzo Moscato, Ruggero G. Pensa, Antonio Penta, Antonio Picariello, Carlo Sansone, Maria Luisa Sapino A Framework for Recommending Multimedia Cultural Visiting Paths. SEBD 2014: 311-318
  7. Alessio Antonini, Luca Vignaroli, Claudio Schifanella, Ruggero G. Pensa, Maria Luisa Sapino MeSoOnTV: a media and social-driven ontology-based TV knowledge management system Hypertext, 2013: 208-213 icona file pdf
  8. Alessio Antonini, Ruggero G. Pensa, Maria Luisa Sapino, Claudio Schifanella, Raffaele Teraoni Prioletti, Luca Vignaroli Tracking and analyzing TV content on the web through social and ontological knowledg EuroITV 2013: 13-22 icona file pdf
  9. Jung Hyun Kim, Xilun Chen, K. Selcuk Candan, Maria Luisa Sapino Hive open research network platform EDBT 2013: 733-736 icona file pdf
  10. Songling Liu, Juan P. Cedeno, K. Selcuk Candan, Maria Luisa Sapino, Shengyu Huang, Xinsheng Li R2DB: A System for Querying and Visualizing Weighted RDF Graphs ICDE 2012:1313-1316 icona file pdf
  11. Claudio Schifanella, K. Selcuk Candan, Maria Luisa Sapino Fast metadata-driven multiresolution tensor decomposition, CIKM 2011: 1275-1284 icona file pdf
  12. Huiping Cao, K. Selcuk Candan, Maria Luisa Sapino: Skynets: searching for minimum trees in graphs with incomparable edge weights. CIKM 2011: 1775-1784 icona file pdf
  13. Luigi Di Caro, Maria Luisa Sapino, K. Selcuk Candan Unraveling multi-dimensional data using pDView,Caro, Maria Luisa Sapino, K. Selçuk Candan : Unraveling multi-dimensional data using pDView. EDBT 2011: 570-573 icona file pdf
  14. Paulo Shakarian, V. S. Subrahmanian, Maria Luisa Sapino Using Generalized Annotated Programs to Solve Social Network Optimization Problems. ICLP (Technical Communications) 2010:182-191
  15. K. S. Candan, M. Cataldi, and M. L. Sapino Reducing Metadata Complexity for Faster Table Summarization EDBT, Lausanne, 2010. pp 240-251. icona file pdf
  16. H. Cao, Y. Qi, K. S. Candan, and M. L. Sapino Feedback-driven Result Ranking and Query Refinement for Exploring Semi-structured Data Collections. , In EDBT, Lausanne, 2010, pp.3-14. icona file pdf
  17. M.Cataldi, K.S. Candan, M.L. Sapino. ANITA: A Narrative Interpretation of Taxonomies for their Adaptation to Text Collections CIKM 2010, short paper. icona file pdf
  18. M. Cataldi, C. Schifanella, K. S. Candan, M. L. Sapino, L. Di Caro CoSeNa: a context-based search and navigation system, MEDES'09, pp. 218-225 icona file pdf.
  19. K. S. Candan, H. Cao, Y. Qi, and M. L. Sapino AlphaSum: Size-Constrained Table Summarization using Value Lattices, EDBT-09: 12th Int. Conf. on Extending Database Technology, San Pietroburgo, 2009. icona file pdf
  20. H. Cao, Y. Qi, K. S. Candan, and M. L. Sapino Exploring Path Query Results through Relevance Feedback., In Proc. of the 18th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2009, Hong Kong, China, 2009 icona file pdf
  21. Alfredo Favenza, Mario Cataldi, Maria Luisa Sapino, Alberto Messina Topic Development Based Refinement of Audio-Segmented Television News, NLDB 2008, pp. 226-232
  22. K. S. Candan, H. Cao, Y. Qi, and M. L. Sapino. Table Summarization with the Help of Domain Lattices, In Proc. CIKM'08 - 17th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Napa Valley, USA, 2008. Short paper. icona file pdf
  23. L. Di Caro, K. S. Candan, and M. L. Sapino. Using tagFlake for Condensing Navigable Tag Hierarchies from Tag Clouds, In Proc. of ACM SIGKDD 2008 (demo session), Las Vegas, 2008. icona file pdf
  24. A. Messina, M. Montagnuolo, and M. L. Sapino Characterizing Multimedia Objects through Multimodal Content Analysis and Fuzzy Fingerprints., In Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Signal-Image Technology and Internet-Based Systems, 2006
  25. L. Peng, G. Kwon, Y. Chen, K. S. Candan, H. Sundaram, K. Chatha, and M.L. Sapino. Modular Design of Media Retrieval Workflows with ARIA, In Proc. CIVR 2006 - International Conference on Image and Video Retrieval, 2006.
  26. M.L. Sapino, .S. Candan, P. Bertolotti Log-Analysis Based Characterization of Multimedia Documents for Effective Delivery of Distributed Multimedia PresentationsProc. DMS 06 (International Conference on Distributed Multimedia System)
  27. K.S. Candan, G. Kwon, L. Peng, M.L. Sapino. Modeling Adaptive Media Processing WorkflowsIEEE ICME 06 , Toronto, 2006 icona file pdf
  28. P. Bertolotti, O. Gaggi, and M. L. Sapino. Dynamic Context Adaptation in Multimedia Documents., In Proc. of 21st ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, SAC 2006, Special Track on Multimedia and Visualization, Dijon, France, April 2006.
  29. P. Bertolotti, O.Gaggi, M.L. Sapino A State Transition Model For Distributed Multimedia Documents,Proc. DMS04 - Tenth International Conference on Distributed Multimedia Systems, San Francisco, September 2004
  30. F. Yaman, S. Adali, D.Nau, M.L. Sapino, V.S. Subrahmanian Plan databases: Model and Algebra, Proc. FOIKS04, LNCS, 2004
  31. Maria Luisa Sapino, Multimedia Presentations Database(extended abstract), in Proc. SOFSEM: theory and Practice of Informatics, LNCS 2540, pp. 132-134, Milovy, Czech Republich, 2002.
  32. E. Bertino, P. Bonatti, E. Ferrari, M.L. Sapino Specifying and Computing Hierarchies of Temporal Authorizations , in Proc. of the 13th Annual IFIP WG 11.3 Working Conference on Database Security, pp. 232-345, Seattle, Luglio 1999.
  33. S. Adali, M.L. Sapino, V.S. Subrahmanian A Multimedia Presentation Algebra in Proc. ACM SIGMOD99 , Philadelphia, 1999, pp. 121-132. icona file pdf
  34. S. Adali, P.A. Bonatti, M.L. Sapino, V.S. Subrahmanian A Multi-Similarity Algebra,,In Proc. ACM SIGMOD98 , Seattle, 1998, pp. 402-423.
  35. P. Bonatti, M.L. Sapino, V.S. Subrahmanian. Merging Heterogeneous Security Orderings.In ESORICS96 - International Symposium in the computer security area, LNCS, Springer-Verlag, Roma, Settembre 96, pp. 183-197.
  36. L. Giordano, A. Martelli, and M. L. Sapino, An abductive proof procedure for conditional logic programming In Proc. FAPR-96- International Conference on Formal and Applied Practical Reasoning, Bonn, June 1996, LNAI, pp. 231-245.
  37. L. Liquori and M. L. Sapino Dealing with explicit exceptions in Prolog In Proceedings GULPPRODE- 94 Conference; vol. II, pages 296 -308, Peniscola, Spain, 1994.
  38. L. Giordano, A. Martelli, and M. L. Sapino. A semantics for Eshghi and Kowalski's abductive procedure, In Proc. International Conference on Logic Programming - ICLP93, pages 586-600, Budapest, 1993. MIT Press.
  39. Luca Console, Maria Luisa Sapino, and Paolo Terenziani Dealing with uncertain temporal information in the Interval Algebra, Proc. International Conference on Information Processing and Management of Uncertainty in Knowledge-Based Systems IPMU92, 1992, pp. 521 -524.
  40. L. Giordano, A. Martelli, and M. L. Sapino Negation as failure and constraints through abduction and defaults, Proc. AI*IA Conference, In Trends in Artificial Intelligence- LNAI 549, pp. 78-87, Palermo, 1991. Springer Verlag.
  41. M. T. Bolla, B. Demo, and M. L. Sapino.Stratified logic programs for a sound negation as failure In Ivan Plander, editor, Artificial Intelligence and Information- Control Systems of Robots, pages 23 -30. North Holland, 1989
  42. B. Demo, M. Porta, and M. L. Sapino Rewriting rule methods in logic databases,In Ivan Plander, editor, Proc. Artificial Intelligence and Information Control Systems of Robots. Nort Holland, 1987.

Books and book chapters


  1. K. Selcuk Candan and Maria Luisa Sapino Data Management for Multimedia Retrieval, 2010, Cambridge University Press
  2. Y. Qi, H. Cao, K. S. Candan, and M. L. Sapino XML Data Integration: Merging, Query Processing and Conflict Resolution., In Changqing Li, editor, Advanced Applications and Structures in XML Processing: Label Streams, Semantics Utilization and Data Query Technologies. IGI-Global, 2010, pp.333-360
  3. H. Cao, Y Qi, K. S. Candan, and M. L. Sapino XML Data Integration: Schema Extraction and Mapping, In Changqing Li, editor, Advanced Applications and Structures in XML Processing: Label Streams, Semantics Utilization and Data Query Technologies. IGI-Global, 2010, pp.308-332
  4. K. S. Candan, M. L. Sapino Multimedia Data Queryin, Encyclopedia of Database Systems, Springer, 2008.
  5. M. L. Sapino and K.S. Candan., Multimedia information systems, In Borko Furht, editor, Encyclopedia of Multimedia. Springer, 2008
  6. A. Picariello and M. L. Sapino Managing Uncertainty in Image Databases, In Yu-Jin Zhang, editor, Semantic-based visual Information Retrieval. Idea Group Inc., USA, 2006.
  7. A. Picariello, M.L. Sapino, V.S. Subrahmanian, A Video Database Algebra,in Handbook of Video Databases, Borko Furht and Oge Marques editors, chapter 19, CRC Press, 2003.

Peer reviewed papers in Workshop proceedings


  1. Jung Hyun Kim, K. Selçuk Candan, Maria Luisa Sapino PageRank Revisited: On the Relationship between Node Degrees and Node Significances in Different Applications. EDBT/ICDT Workshops 2016
  2. K. Selcuk Candan, Mario Cataldi, Maria Luisa Sapino, and Claudio Schifanella Structure and Extension-Informed Taxonomy Alignment. In 4th ODBIS Workshop on Ontologies-based Techniques for DataBases in Information Systems and Knowledge Systems, Co-located with VLDB 2008, pp. 1-8, Auckland, New Zealand, 2008.
  3. K. S. Candan, L. Di Caro, and M. L. Sapino. Creating Tag Hierarchies for Effective Navigation in Social Media. In Proc. SSM 08 - International Workshop on Searching Social media. Co-located with the 17th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Napa Valley, USA, 2008.
  4. Y. Qi, K. S. Candan, M. L. Sapino, and K. W. Kintigh. QUEST: Query-driven Exploration of Semistructured Data with ConflicTs and Partial Knowledge. In VLDB Workshop on Clean Databases (CleanDB), 2006.
  5. S. Adali, S. Pearce, and M. L. Sapino. On Querying and Exploring Activities on a User's Desktop. In Proc. e-Chronicle2006 - IEEE workshop on electronic chronicles. In conjunction with ICDE06, 2006.
  6. F. Antonelli, M.L. Sapino A Rule-based Approach to message board topics classification. MIS'05 - 11-th International Workshop on Multimedia Information Systems, Settembre 2005, LNCS.
  7. F. Antonelli, K. Jong, K.S. Candan, and M.L. Sapino. Navigation Support for Students who are Blind in Accessing Discussion Boards. In Proc. of Ciah/WBIES 2005 - Combining Intelligent and Adaptive Methods/Techniques in Web Based Education Systems, workshop abbinato alla conferenza ACM Hypertext, Salisburgo, 2005.
  8. S. Adali and M. L. Sapino. An activity based data model for desktop querying (Extended abstract). 1st International Workshop on Semantic Desktop, 2005
  9. S. Adali, C. Bufi and M.L. Sapino, Ranked Relations: Concepts, Applications, and Query Languages for Multimedia, MIS'03 - 9-th International Workshop on Multimedia Information Systems, Maggio 2003, Ischia.
  10. P. Bertolotti, O. Gaggi, M.L. Sapino and V.S. Alagar. A Compositional Approach to Multimedia Documents Dynamics, MIS'03 - 9-th International Workshop on Multimedia Information Systems, 2003, Ischia
  11. M.Fayzullin, V.S.Subrahmanian, A. Picariello, M.L. Sapino. The CPR Model for Summarizing Video. Proc. ACM MMDB03 Workshop, New Orleans, 2003.
  12. A. Celentano, O. Gaggi, M.L.Sapino, Retrieving Consistent Multimedia Presentation Fragments, MIS'02- Eighth International Workshop on Multimedia Information Systems, October 31- November 2, 2002, Tempe, Arizona.
  13. A. Picariello, M.L.Sapino, A fuzzy Algebra for Image Databases, MIS'02- 8th International Workshop on Multimedia Information Systems, October 31- November 2, 2002, Tempe, Arizona.
  14. S. Adali, J. Liepins, M.L.Sapino, Dynamic Graph Structured Document Databases. MIS'00- Sixth International Workshop on Multimedia Information Systems, October 26-28, 2000, Chicago.
  15. S. Adali, L. Console, M.L.Sapino, M. Schenone, P. Terenziani, Representing and reasoning with temporal constraints in multimedia presentations, Proc. TIME-2000: Seventh International Workshop on temporal representation and Reasoning, luglio 2000, Nova Scotia, Canada. (best paper)
  16. S. Adali, M.L. Sapino, M. Schenone, V.S. Subrahmanian, Finite Graph Algebras for Querying Interactive Multimedia Presentation Databases. MIS'99- Fifth Intenational Workshop on Multimedia Information Systems, October 21-23, 1999, Indian Wells, Palm Springs Desert, California.