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I am author of several articles on International Journals and Conference Proceedings, most of which are listed in the DBPL Site.

List of Publications 

DBLP - Google SCHOLAR (H Index 72) - Microsoft ACADEMIC SEARCH

I am co-author of several books in English:

  • Distributed Databases: Principles and Systems (McGraw-Hill, 1984)
  • Logic Programming and Databases (Springer-Verlag, 1990)
  • Conceptual Database Design: an Entity-Relationship Approach (Benjamin-Cummings, 1992)
  • Active Database Systems (Morgan-Kaufmann, 1995)
  • Advanced Database Systems (Morgan-Kaufmann, 1997)
  • The Art and Craft of Computing (Addison-Wesley, 1997)
  • Designing Database Applications with Objects and Rules: the IDEA Methodology (Addison-Wesley, 1997)
  • Database Systems: Concepts, Languages, and Architecture (McGraw-Hill, 1999)
  • Designing Data-Intensive Web Applications (Morgan Kaufmann, 2002)
  • Search Computing: Challenges and Directions (Springer-Verlag, 2010)
  • Search Computing: Trends and Developments (Springer-Verlag, 2011)
  • Search Computing: Broadening Web Search (Springer-Verlag, 2013)
  • Web Information Retrieval (Springer-Verlag, 2013)
  • Creating Innovation Leaders (Springer-Verlag, 2015)

I am author of two textbooks in Italian which have undergone several editions and revisions:

  • Basi di dati (McGraw-Hill, Serie di Informatica, divided into "Modelli e Linguaggi di interrogazione" and "Architetture e Linee di Evoluzione")
  • Istituzioni di Informatica (McGraw-Hill, Serie di Informatica, divided into "Informatica: Arte e Mestiere" and "Informatica: Programmazione")

I am co-author of three US Patents:

  • Model for the definition of world wide web sites and method for their design and verification (US 6,591,271, July 2003, with P. Fraternali)
  • Method for extracting, merging and ranking search engine results (US 8,180,768, May 2013, with D. Braga, M. Brambilla, A. Campi, E. Della Valle, P. Fraternali, D. Martinenghi, M. Tagliasacchi)
  • Method and system of management of queries for crowd searching (US 8,825,701 B2, July 2014, with A. Bozzon, M. Brambilla)