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Name and Surname Riccardo Mazza

Position Laboratory for semantic and multimedia systems, docente-ricercatore

Email riccardo.mazza@supsi.ch

Office Galleria 2 - 134
Via Cantonale, 6928 Manno

Internal telephone number +41586666505

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Personal Details Riccardo Mazza was born in Italy in 1969

Education and training Graduate in Computer Science at University of Pisa (Italy) in 1997. In the same year he attended a postgraduate specialisation (one year) in Information Technology at CEFRIEL Consortium of Politecnico of Milan, Italy, in the Advanced Information System Application Area. He holds a Ph.D. in Communication Sciences from Università della Svizzera Italiana (2004)

Work experience Since 1997 he is lecturer and researcher at Università della Svizzera italiana in Lugano. Since 1999 he is lecuter and researcher at the department of Innovative Technologies at SUPSI

Skills Information Visualization, Web technologies, distance education (e- learning)

Awards 1998: 1st Silicon-Cray Award, supported by Silicon Graphics Italia & Cray Research. Special mention for the work with title: "Un sistema per il riconoscimento di comandi gestuali". 2004: Best Alternate Tracks Paper Award. 13th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2004). New York May 17-22.

Article in conference proceedings 16 Elements

Glahn, C.& Mazza, R. (2018) Integrating Native Mobile Apps into Institutional Educational-technology Ecosystems. In Proceedings of World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning, 2018, pp.77-83. » more details Mazza, R., Ambrosini, L., Catenazzi, N., Vanini, S., Tuggener, D.& Tavarnesi, G. (2018) Bahavioural Simulator for Professional Training Based on Natural Language Interaction. » more details Mazza, R., Vanini, S., Rizzo, N., Catenazzi, N., Tavarnesi, G.& Fumagalli, S. (2017) Weighted word overlap and word embeddings: A practical ensemble approach to Question Matching in a Dialogue Simulator. In SwissText 2017 2nd Swiss Text Analytics Conference. Wintertur. June 9, 2017. » more details Mazza, R., Baldassari, A.& Guidi, R. (2013) Ondigita: a platform for the management and delivery of digital documents. » more details Botta, M., Sommaruga, L., Cangiano, S., Catenazzi, N., De Luca, V., Fornari, D., Mancini, M., Mazza, R.& Rizzo, N. (2011) Interaction Design Lab. In LUXS 2011 Proceedings, pp.11-11. » more details Catenazzi, N., Sommaruga, L.& Mazza, R. (2009) User-friendly ontology editing and visualization tools: the OWLeasyViz approach., pp.283-288. IEEE Computer Society. » more details Mazza, R.& Milani, C. (2005) Exploring Usage Analysis in Learning Systems: Gaining Insights From Visualisations.. In Workshop on Usage analysis in learning systems. 12th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education (AIED 2005). Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 18 July 2005, pp.65-72. » more details Mazza, R. (2004) Monitoring Students Activities in Course Management Systems with CourseVis. In ED-MEDIA 2004 - World Conference on Education Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications. Lugano, June 21-26, 2004. » more details Mazza, R.& Milani, C. (2004) GISMO: a Graphical Interactive Student Monitoring Tool for Course Management Systems. In T.E.L.’04 Technology Enhanced Learning ’04 International Conference. Milan, 18-19 November 2004. » more details Mazza, R. (2002) Diagnosing The State Of The Student's Knowledge In a Web-Based Learning Environment.. In International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Young Researchers Track. Biarritz, June 5-7, 2002, pp.29-31. » more details Flueckiger, F.& Mazza, R. (2001) Open Distance Learning at Southern Switzerland Universities. In EUNIS 2001 - 7th International Conference of European University Information Systems, Berlin, Humboldt-University. March 28-30, 2001. » more details Mazza, R. (2001) Formazione continua e classe virtuale: l’apprendimento del linguaggio Java tramite tecnologie di formazione a distanza. In XXXIX Congresso annuale AICA, Tecnologie, Innovazione e Società. Como 19-21 September 2001, pp.19-27. » more details Mazza, R., Flueckiger, F., Lepori, C., Cantoni, L.& Arrigo, O. (2001) L'utilizzo di tecnologie di comunicazione mediate dal computer per la didattica di un linguaggio di programmazione: alcuni risultati e considerazioni. In Giornate Svizzere della Formazione Professionale, Lugano, book of abstracts. 8-10 November 2001. » more details Mazza, R., Flueckiger, F., Lepori, C., Cantoni, L.& Arrigo, O. (2001) Open Distance Education at Southern Switzerland University of Applied Sciences: Some Results and Reflections. » more details Mazza, R., Gaspari, R.& Tam, D. (2001) Un sistema per la gestione di riferimenti bibliografici con schede di catalogazione in XML. In Primo workshop Italiano XML e Conoscenza, ACM Italian Chapter - Special Interest Group on Applied Computing. Crema, 29-30 June 2001. » more details Decina, M., Cantoni, L., Lepori, B., Mazza, R.& Jannuzzi, P. (1999) SwissCast information push service, a multidisciplinary research, a multifaceted experience, The. In ACM SIGIR'99 Workshop on Customised Information Delivery. August 19, 1999. Berkeley, California. » more details

Book 2 Elements

Mazza, R. (2009) Introduction to Information Visualization, Springer-Verlag, London. » more details Mazza, R. (2007) La Rappresentazione Grafica delle Informazioni, Apogeo, Milano. » more details

Chapter in book 28 Elements

Mazza, R., Ambrosini, L., Catenazzi, N., Vanini, S., Tuggener, D.& Tavarnesi, G. 2018. Behavioural simulator for professional training based on natural language interaction. In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies (EDULEARN18). 2nd-4th July, 2018. Palma, Mallorca, SPAIN, pp.3204-3214. IATED. » more details Negrini, L.& Mazza, R. 2017. Strumenti e tecnologie di supporto per la Flipped Classroom. In Flipped classroom come approccio per lo sviluppo di competenze, Sbaragli Silvia ,Carotenuto Gemma ,Castelli Luciana . SUPSI DFA. » more details Mazza, R., Baldassari, A.& Guidi, R. 2013. Ondigita: a platform for the management and delivery of digital documents. In Proceedings of the international conference mobile learning 2013. Lisbon, Portugal, March 14-16, 2013. IADIS Press. » more details Mazza, R.& Mazzola, L. 2012. MOCLog – Monitoring Online Courses with log data. In 1st Moodle Research Conference Proceedings, Heraklion, Greece, Sept. 14-15, 2012, Retalis S ,Dougiamas M . Undef.. » more details Mazza, R.& Mazzola, L. 2011. Moodle e la verifica dell'uso delle risorse. In E-learning con Moodle in Italia: una sfida tra passato, presente e futuro, Baldoni Matteo ,Baroglio Cristina ,Coriasco Sandro ,Marchisio Marina ,Rabellino Sergio . Seneca Edizioni. » more details Mazza, R. 2010. Visualization in Educational Environments. In Handbook of Educational Data Mining, Romero Cristobal ,Ventura Sebastian ,Pechenizkiy Mykola ,Pechenizkiy Ryan . CRC Press. » more details Mazza, R.& Mazzola, L. 2010. GVIS: A Facility for Adaptively Mashing Up and Representing Open Learner Models. In Sustaining TEL: From Innovation to Learning and Practice. 5th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning, EC-TEL 2010, Barcelona, Spain, September 28 - October 1, 2010, Wolpers Martin ,Kirschner Paul A ,Scheffel Maren ,Lindstaedt Stefanie ,Dimitrova Vania , LNCS, pp.554-559. Springer-Verlag, Berlin. » more details Mazzola, L., Eynard, D.& Mazza, R. 2010. GVIS: a framework for graphical mashups of heterogeneous sources to support data interpretation. In 3rd Conference on Human System Interactions, 2010. HSI '10. IEEE. » more details Mazzola, L.& Mazza, R. 2010. GVIS: an integrating infrastructure for adaptively mashing up user data from different sources. In Proceedings of the 14th IEEE International Conference on Information Visualisation. London. 26-29 July 2009, pp.68-72. IEEE. » more details Mazzola, L.& Mazza, R. 2010. infrastructure for creating graphical indicators of the learner profile by mashing up different sources, An. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI 2010) 26-28 May 2010, pp.329-332. ACM New York, NY, USA. » more details Mazzola, L.& Mazza, R. 2010. Un sistema per il monitoraggio per il supporto delle attività di studenti e docenti: un test case. In Atti del convegno italiano MoodleMoot 2010 - Bari , Italia. Wip Edizioni. » more details Mazzola, L., Nidola, M., Milani, C.& Mazza, R. 2010. L’aggiornamento del tool di monitoraggio delle attività degli studenti: GISMO 2.0. In Atti del convegno italiano MoodleMoot 2010 - Bari , Italia. Wip Edizioni, 2010. » more details Brodbeck, D., Mazza, R.& Lalanne, D. 2009. Interactive Visualization - A Survey. In Human Machine Interaction, Research Results of the MMI Program, Lalanne Denis ,Kohlas Jürg . Springer-Verlag. » more details Catenazzi, N., Sommaruga, L.& Mazza, R. 2009. User-friendly ontology editing and visualization tools: the OWLeasyViz approach. In Proceedings of the 13th IEEE International Conference on Information Visualisation. Barcellona, Spain. 14-17 July 2009, pp.283-288. IEEE Computer Society. » more details Mazzola, L.& Mazza, R. 2009. Supporting Learners in Adaptive Learning Environments through the Enhancement of the Student Model. In Human-Computer Interaction. Interacting in Various Application Domains, 13th International Conference, HCI International 2009, San Diego, CA, USA, July 19-24, 2009, Proceedings, Part IV, Jacko Julie A. , pp.166-175. Springer. » more details Mazzola, L.& Mazza, R. 2009. Toward Adaptive Presentations of Student Models in eLearning Environments. In Artificial Intelligence in Education: Building Learnin Systems that Care: From Knowledge Representation to Affective Modelling, Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education, AIED 2009, July 6-10, 2009, Brighton,, Dimitrova Vania ,Mizoguchi Riichiro ,du Boulay Benedict ,Graesser Art . IOS Press. » more details Mazza, R. 2008. Integrated eBook - the Convergence of eBook, Companion Web Site, and eLearning, The. In Proceeding of the 2008 ACM workshop on Research advances in large digital book repositories. Napa Valley, California, USA, October 30 - 30, 2008, in conjunction with ACM 17th Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2008), pp.1-4. ACM Press. New York, NY, USA.. » more details Mazza, R.& Berrè, A. 2007. Focus Group Methodology for Evaluating Information Visualization Techniques and Tools.. In Proceedings of the 11th IEEE International Conference on Information Visualisation. Zurich 2-7 July 2007, pp.74-80. IEEE. » more details Mazza, R., Botturi, L.& Tardini, S. 2007. L’introduzione, l’adattamento e l’estensione di Moodle nelle università della Svizzera italiana. In Modelli e tecnologie della formazione in rete, Franceschinis Giuliana ,Davide Porporato . Edizioni Mercurio, Vercelli. » more details Mazza, R. 2006. Evaluating Information Visualization Applications with Focus Groups: the CourseVis experience. In BELIV'06 - BEyond time and errors: novel evaLuation methods for Information Visualization. A workshop of the AVI 2006 International Working Conference on Advanced visual interfaces. Venice May 23, 2006.. ACM Press New York, NY, USA. » more details Mazza, R. 2006. graphical tool for monitoring the usage of modules in Course Management Systems, A. In Pierre P Levy, Benedicte Le Grand, Francois Poulet, Michel Soto, Laszlo Darago, Laurent Toubiana, Jean-Francois Vibert (editors), Pixelization Paradigm. Proceedings of VIEW2006. Paris, France - Apr. 24-25, 2006, LNCS, pp.164-172. Springer-Verlag, Berlin.. » more details González Barahona, J., Chaparro, D., Dimitrova, V., Tebb, C.& Mazza, R. 2005. Producing educational resources in the “libre way”: the edukalibre project. In Pedro Isaías and Miguel Baptista Nunes (editors), Proceedings of the IADIS international conference www/internet 2005. Lisbon, Portugal. 19-22 October 2005., pp.69-76. IADIS Press. » more details Mazza, R. 2005. Generation of Graphical Representations of Student Tracking Data in Course Management Systems. In Proceedings of the 9th IEEE International Conference on Information Visualisation. London 6-8 July 2005, pp.253-258. IEEE. » more details Mazza, R.& Dimitrova, V. 2004. Visualising Student Tracking Data to Support Instructors in Web-Based Distance Education. In 13th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2004) - Educational Track. New York 2004 May 17-22., pp.17-22. ACM press. » more details Mazza, R.& Dimitrova, V. 2003. CourseVis: Externalising Student Information to Facilitate Instructors in Distance Learning. In Proceedings of the International conference in Artificial Intelligence in Education. Sydney July 20-24, 2003. (AIED 2003), Hoppe U. ,Verdejo F. ,Kay J. , pp.279-286. IOS press. » more details Mazza, R.& Dimitrova, V. 2003. Informing The Design of a Course Data Visualisator: an Empirical Study. In 5th International Conference on New Educational Environments. Lucerne 26-28 May. (ICNEE 2003), pp.215-220. Sauerländer Verlage AG, Bern.. » more details Mazza, R. 2002. Diagnosing The State Of The Student's Knowledge In a Web-Based Learning Environment. In 4th International Conference on New Educational Environments Lugano (ICNEE 2002)., pp.15-18. Sauerländer Verlage AG, Bern.. » more details Mazza, R. 2001. Formazione continua e classe virtuale: l'apprendimento del linguaggio Java tramite tecnologie di formazione a distanza. In XXXIX Congresso annuale AICA, Tecnologie, Innovazione e Societ\'a, Como, 19-21 September 2001., pp.19-27. AICA. » more details

Scientific journal article 10 Elements

Tavarnesi, G., Laus, A., Mazza, R., Ambrosini, L., Catenazzi, N., Vanini, S.& Tuggener, D. (2018) Learning with Virtual Patients in Medical Education. ). EC-TEL Practitioner Proceedings 2018: 13th European Conference On Technology Enhanced Learning. Leeds, UK, September 3-6, 2018, vol. 2193. » more details Ryan, C., Bergin, M., Titze, S., Ruf, W., Kunz, S., Mazza, R., Chalder, T., Windgassen, S., Cooney Miner, D.& Wells, J. (2017) Managing the Process of International Collaboration in Online Course Development: A Case-Example Involving Higher Education Institutions in Ireland, Switzerland, Austria, and the United Kingdom.. Journal of Innovative Higher Education, vol. 42 (160) pp.1-12. » more details Mazza, R., Kunz, S., Ryan, C.& Wells, J. (2016) DELAROSE - E-Learning with Accreditation To Reduce Occupational Stress In Employment (DELAROSE –e-learning con crediti formativi per gestire lo stress lavorativo). TD Tecnologie Didattiche, vol. 24 (1) pp.61-64. » more details Mazza, R.& Botturi, L. (2007) Monitoring an Online Course with the GISMO Tool: A Case Study. Journal of Interactive Learning Research, vol. 18 (2) pp.251-265. » more details Mazza, R.& Dimitrova, V. (2007) CourseVis: A Graphical Student Monitoring Tool for Facilitating Instructors in Web-Based Distance Courses. International Journal in Human-Computer Studies (IJHCS)., vol. 65 (2) pp.125-139. » more details Macé, C., Peersman, C., Mazza, R., Noret, J., Van Mulken, M., Wattel, E., Canettieri, P., Loreto, V., Lantin, A.-C., Baret, P., Robinson, P., Windram, H., Spencer, M., Howe, C., Albu, M.& Dress, A. (2006) Testing methods on an artificially created textual tradition. Linguistica Computazionale, vol. 24-25 pp.255-283. » more details Mazza, R. (2006) information visualization approach to textual variants, An. Linguistica Computazionale pp.127-139. » more details Mazza, R. (2006) Monitoring Students in Course Management Systems: From Tracking Data to Insightful Visualizations. Studies in Communication Sciences, vol. 6 (2) pp.305-312. » more details Mazza, R. (2003) Using open student models in distance learning environments to help teachers provide adaptive tutoring. SCOMS - Studies in Communication Sciences, Special Issue New Media in Education., vol. 3 (3) pp.245-251. » more details Lepori, B., Cantoni, L.& Mazza, R. (2001) history and practice of push communication: some critical reflections, The. SCOMS - Studies in Communication Sciences, vol. 2 (1) pp.149-164. » more details

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