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    • An ant-colony based approach for real-time implicit collaborative information seeking 

      Malizia, Alessio; Olsen, Kai A.; Turchi, Tommaso; Crescenzi, Pierluigi (2017-05-01)
      We propose an approach based on Swarm Intelligence — more specifically on Ant Colony Optimization (ACO) — to improve search engines’ performance and reduce information overload by exploiting collective users’ behavior. We ...
    • Fostering computational thinking through collaborative game-based learning 

      Turchi, Tommaso; Fogli, Daniela; Malizia, Alessio (2019-05-30)
      Algorithms are more and more pervading our everyday life: from automatic checkouts in supermarkets and e-banking to booking a flight online. Understanding an algorithmic solution to a problem is a very relevant activity ...
    • Resilient Communities: A Novel Workflow 

      Carta, Silvio; Pintacuda, Luigi; Owen, Ian; Turchi, Tommaso (2021-11-16)
      This study presents a novel workflow to define how resilient communities can be analysed and improved through the optimisation of sustainable design principles through quantitative methods. Our model analyses successful ...
    • Self-organising floor plans in care homes 

      Carta, Silvio; Turchi, Tommaso; St Loe, Stephanie; Simon, Joel (2020-06-01)
      This paper presents and discusses an optimisation approach applied to spatial layouts in care home building design. With this study, we introduce a method for increasing the floor plan efficiency using a self-organising ...
    • TAPAS : A tangible End-User Development tool supporting the repurposing of Pervasive Displays 

      Turchi, Tommaso; Malizia, Alessio; Dix, Alan (2017-04-01)
      These days we are witnessing a spread of many new digital systems in public spaces featuring easy to use and engaging interaction modalities, such as multi-touch, gestures, tangible, and voice. This new user-centered ...