Networked Multimedia Information Systems Laboratory


Fabrizio Sebastiani

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SentiWordNet is a lexical resource for opinion mining. SentiWordNet assigns to each synset of WordNet three sentiment scores: positivity,...

Journal articles

   2017
1Marcheggiani D., Sebastiani F. On the effects of low-quality training data on information extraction from clinical reports. In: ACM Journal of Data and Information Quality, vol. 9 (1) article n. 1. ACM, 2017.        
2Moreo Fernandez A., Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Distributional correspondence indexing for cross-lingual and cross-domain sentiment classification. In: ERCIM News, vol. 111 pp. 48 - 48. Ercim, 2017.     
3Moreo Fernandez A., Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Lightweight random indexing for polylingual text classification. In: ERCIM News, (110) pp. 41 - 41. Ercim, 2017.     

   2016
4Gao W., Sebastiani F. From classification to quantification in tweet sentiment analysis. In: Social Network Analysis and Mining, vol. 6 (19) pp. 1 - 22. Springer, 2016.        
5Moreo Fernandez A., Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Distributional correspondence indexing for cross-lingual and cross-domain sentiment classification. In: Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research, vol. 55 pp. 131 - 163. AAAI Press, 2016.        
6Moreo Fernandez A., Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Lightweight random indexing for polylingual text classification. In: Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research, vol. 57 pp. 151 - 185. AI Access Foundation, 2016.        

   2015
7Berardi G., Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Utility-theoretic ranking for semiautomated text classification. In: ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery from Data, vol. 10 (1) article n. 6. ACM, 2015.        
8Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Optimizing text quantifiers for multivariate loss functions. In: ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery from Data, vol. 9 (4) article n. 27. ACM, 2015.        
9Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Optimizing text quantifiers for multivariate loss functions. In: ERCIM News, vol. 100 pp. 49 - 49. ERCIM, 2015.     
10Magdy W., Sajjad H., Elganainy T., Sebastiani F. Bridging social media via distant supervision. In: Social Network Analysis and Mining, vol. 5 (1) article n. 35. Springer Verlag, 2015.        

   2014
11Baccianella S., Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Feature selection for ordinal text classification. In: Neural Computation, vol. 26 (3) pp. 557 - 591. The MIT Press, 2014.        
12Berardi G., Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Optimising human inspection work in automated verbatim coding. In: International Journal of Market Research, vol. 56 (4) pp. 489 - 512. Market Research Society, 2014.        

   2013
13Baccianella S., Esuli A., Sebastiani F. StarTrack: the next generation (of product review management tools). In: New Generation Computing, vol. 31 (1) pp. 47 - 70. Springer, 2013.        
14Baccianella S., Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Using micro-documents for feature selection: the case of ordinal text classification. In: Expert Systems With Applications, vol. 40 (11) pp. 4687 - 4696. Elsevier Science Publishers, 2013.        
15Baccianella S., Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Variable-constraint classification and quantification of radiology reports under the ACR Index. In: Expert Systems With Applications, vol. 40 (9) pp. 3441 - 3449. Elsevier, 2013.        
16Berardi G., Esuli A., Sebastiani F., Silvestri F. Endorsements and rebuttals in blog distillation. In: Information Sciences, vol. 249 pp. 38 - 47. Elsevier, 2013.        
17Berardi G., Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Utility-theoretic ranking for semi-automated text classification. In: ERCIM News, vol. 92 pp. 52 - 53. Ercim, 2013.     
18Esuli A., Marcheggiani D., Sebastiani F. An enhanced CRFs-based system for information extraction from radiology reports. In: Journal of Biomedical Informatics, vol. 46 (3) pp. 425 - 435. Elsevier, 2013.        
19Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Improving text classification accuracy by training label cleaning. In: ACM Transactions on Information Systems, vol. 31 (4) article n. 19. ACM Press, 2013.        

   2011
20Oard D. W., Sebastiani F., Furner J., Marchionini G. Publishing survey articles on information retrieval topics. In: SIGIR Forum, vol. 45 (1) pp. 70 - 72. ACM, 2011.        

   2010
21Esuli A., Marcheggiani D., Sebastiani F. Extracting information from free-text mammography reports. In: ERCIM News, vol. 82 pp. 60 - 61. Ercim, 2010.  
22Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Machines that learn how to code open-ended survey data. In: International Journal of Market Research, vol. 52 (6) pp. 775 - 800. Market Research Society, 2010.        
23Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Sentiment quantification. In: Ieee Intelligent Systems, vol. 25 (4) pp. 72 - 79. Special issue: AI and Opinion Mining, Part 2. IEEE, 2010.        
24Fagni T., Falchi F., Sebastiani F. Image classification via adaptive ensembles of descriptor-specific classifiers. In: Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis, vol. 20 (1) pp. 21 - 28. Springer Verlag, 2010.        
25Fagni T., Sebastiani F. Selecting negative examples for hierarchical text classification: an experimental comparison. In: Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, vol. 61 (11) pp. 2256 - 2265. John Wiley & Sons, 2010.        

   2009
26Aiolli F., Cardin R., Sebastiani F., Sperduti A. Preferential text classification: learning algorithms and evaluation measures. In: ERCIM News, vol. 76 pp. 60 - 61. European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics (ERCIM), 2009.  
27Aiolli F., Cardin R., Sebastiani F., Sperduti A. Preferential text classification: learning algorithms and evaluation measures. In: Information Retrieval, vol. 12 (5) pp. 559 - 580. Springer Verlag, 2009.        
28Baccianella S., Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Multi-faceted rating of product reviews. In: ERCIM News, vol. 77 pp. 60 - 61. European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics (ERCIM), 2009.  
29Fagni T., Falchi F., Sebastiani F. Adaptive committees of feature-specific classifiers for image classification. In: ERCIM News, vol. 78 pp. 41 - 41. ERCIM, 2009.  

   2008
30Esuli A., Fagni T., Sebastiani F. Boosting multi-label hierarchical text categorization. In: Information Retrieval, vol. 11 (4) pp. 287 - 313. Springer Verlag, 2008.        
31Geraci F., Maggini M., Pellegrini M., Sebastiani F. Cluster generation and labeling for Web snippets: a fast, accurate hierarchical solution. In: Internet Mathematics, vol. 3 (4) pp. 413 - 443. Special Issue on Algorithmic and Numerical Aspects of Web Search. Gianna Del Corso, Stefano Leonardi (eds.). A K Peters Ltd, 2008.     

   2006
32Avancini H., Lavelli A., Sebastiani F., Zanoli R. Automatic expansion of domain-specific lexicons by term categorization. In: ACM Transactions on Speech and Language Processing, vol. 3 (1) pp. 1 - 30. ACM, 2006.     

   2005
33Debole F., Sebastiani F. An Analysis of the Relative Hardness of Reuters-21578 Subsets. In: Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, vol. 56 (6) pp. 584 - 596. Wiley Periodicals, 2005.     

   2004
34Debole F., Sebastiani F. Supervised term weighting for automated text categorization. In: Ercim News, vol. 56 pp. 55 - 56. ERCIM, 2004.     

   2003
35Giorgetti D., Sebastiani F. Automatic survey coding by multiclass text categorization techniques. In: Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, vol. 54 (14) pp. 1269 - 1277. Wiley, 2003.  
36Nardiello P., Sebastiani F., Sperduti A. Discretizing continuous attributes in AdaBoost for text categorization. In: Ercim News, vol. 52 pp. 57 - 57. Ercim, 2003.  
37Sebastiani F. Report on the 25th European Conference on Information Retrieval Research (ECIR-03). In: Sigir Forum, vol. 37 (2) pp. 29 - 32. ACM, 2003.     

   2002
38Dumais S. T., Lewis D. D., Sebastiani F. Report on the 2nd Workshop on Operational Text Classification Systems (OTC-02). In: Sigir Forum, vol. 36 (2) pp. 68 - 71. ACM, 2002.  
39Lavelli A., Magnini B., Sebastiani F. Extending thematic lexical resources by term categorization. In: Ercim News, vol. 50 pp. 45 - 46. ERCIM, 2002.  
40Sebastiani F. Machine learning in automated text categorisation. In: Acm Computing Surveys, vol. 34 (1) pp. 1 - 47. ACM, 2002.  

Contribution to Book/Monograph

   2018
1Amato G., Candela L., Castelli D., Esuli A., Falchi F., Gennaro C., Giannotti F., Monreale A., Nanni M., Pagano P., Pappalardo L., Pedreschi D., Pratesi F., Rabitti F., Rinzivillo S., Rossetti G., Ruggieri S., Sebastiani F., Tesconi M. How data mining and machine learning evolved from relational data base to data science. In: A Comprehensive Guide Through the Italian Database Research Over the Last 25 Years. pp. 287 - 306. Sergio Flesca, Sergio Greco, Elio Masciari, Domenico Saccŗ (eds.). (Studies in Big Data, vol. 31). [Online First 31 May 2017] Cham, Switzerland: Springer, 2018.        

   2011
2Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Enhancing Opinion Extraction by Automatically Annotated Lexical Resources (Extended Version). In: Human Language Technology. Challenges for Computer Science and Linguistics. pp. 500 - 511. Zygmunt Vetulani (ed.). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 6562). Heidelberg, DE: Springer Verlag, 2011.        

   2009
3Argamon S., Bloom K., Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Automatically determining attitude type and force for sentiment analysis. In: Human Language Technology. Challenges of the Information Society. pp. 218 - 231. Hans Uszkoreit, Zygmunt Vetulani (eds.). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 5603). Heidelberg: Springer Verlag, 2009.        
4Meghini C., Sebastiani F., Straccia U. Multimedia information retrieval model. In: Encyclopedia of Database Systems. pp. 1820 - 1824. Ling Liu, M. Tamer Ozsu (eds.). Heidelberg: Springer Verlag, 2009.        

   2006
5Sebastiani F. Classification of text, automatic. In: The Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics. 2nd ed. vol. 2 pp. 457 - 462. Keith Brown (ed.). Amsterdam, NL: Elsevier, 2006.     

   2005
6Sebastiani F. Text Categorization. In: Text Mining and its Applications to Intelligence, CRM and Knowledge. First ed. pp. 109 - -129. Zanasi, Alessandro (eds.). Southampton, UK: WIT Press, 2005.     
7Sebastiani F. Text categorization. In: The Encyclopedia of Database Technologies and Applications. 1st ed. pp. 683 - 687. Laura C. Rivero, Jorge H. Doorn and Viviana E. Ferraggine (eds.). Hershey, US: Idea Group Publishing, 2005.     

   2004
8Debole F., Sebastiani F. Supervised Term Weighting for Automated Text Categorization. In: Text Mining and its Applications. pp. 81 - 97. Spiros Sirmakessis (ed.). (Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing, vol. 138). Heidelberg, DE: Physica Verlag, 2004.     

Proceedings

   2017
1Al Emadi N., Abbar S., Borge-Holthoefer J., Guzman F., Sebastiani F. QT2S: a system for monitoring road traffic via fine grounding of tweets. In: ICWSM 2017 - 11th AAAI International Conference on Web and Social Media (Montreal, CA, 15-18 May 2017). Proceedings, pp. 456 - 459. AAAI Press, 2017.  
2Oard D. W., Sebastiani F., Vinjumur J. K. When is it rational to review for privilege?. In: DESI-ICAIL 2017 - DESI VII Workshop on Using Advanced Data Analysis in eDiscovery & Related Disciplines to Identify and Protect Sensitive Information in Large Collections (London, UK, 12 June 2017). Proceedings, article n. 3. University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies, 2017.     

   2016
3Da San Martino G., Gao W., Sebastiani F. Ordinal text quantification. In: SIGIR 2016 - 39th International ACM SIGIR conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (Pisa, Italy, 17-21 July 2016). Proceedings, pp. 937 - 940. Raffaele Perego, Fabrizio Sebastiani (eds.). ACM, 2016.        
4Da San Martino G., Gao W., Sebastiani F. QCRI at SemEval-2016 Task 4: Probabilistic methods for binary and ordinal quantification. In: SemEval 2016 - 10th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation (San Diego, US, 16-17 June 2016). Proceedings, pp. 58 - 63. Association for Computational Linguistics, 2016.     
5Kar P., Li S., Narasimhan H., Chawla S., Sebastiani F. Online optimization methods for the quantification problem. In: KDD 2016 - 22nd ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (San Francisco, US, 13-17 August 2016). Proceedings, pp. 1625 - 1634. ACM, 2016.        
6Moreo Fernandez A., Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Distributional random oversampling for imbalanced text classification. In: SIGIR 2016 - 39th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (Pisa, Italy, 17-21 July 2016). Proceedings, pp. 805 - 808. ACM, 2016.        
7Moreo Fernandez A., Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Transductive distributional correspondence indexing for cross-domain topic classification. In: IIR 2016 - 7th Italian Information Retrieval Workshop (Venezia, Italy, 30-31 May 2016). Atti, article n. 8. (CEUR Workshop Proceedings, vol. 1653). CEUR-WS.org, 2016.     
8Nakov P., Ritter A., Rosenthal S., Sebastiani F., Stoyanov V. SemEval-2016 Task 4: Sentiment analysis in Twitter. In: SemEval 2016 - 10th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation (San Diego, US, 16-17 June 2016). Proceedings, pp. 1 - 18. Association for Computational Linguistics, 2016.     

   2015
9Berardi G., Esuli A., Fagni T., Sebastiani F. Classifying Websites by industry sector: a study in feature design. In: SAC'15 - 30th Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (Salamanca, ES, 13-17 April 2015). Proceedings, pp. 1053 - 1059. ACM, 2015.        
10Berardi G., Esuli A., Fagni T., Sebastiani F. Multi-store metadata-based supervised mobile App classification. In: SAC'15 - 30th Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (Salamanca, ES, 13-17 April 2015). Proceedings, pp. 585 - 588. ACM, 2015.        
11Berardi G., Esuli A., Macdonald C., Ounis I., Sebastiani F. Semi-automated text classification for sensitivity identification. In: CIKM'15 - 24th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (Melbourne, AU, 19-23 October 2015). Proceedings, pp. 1711 - 1714. ACM, 2015.        
12Gao W., Sebastiani F. Tweet sentiment: from classification to quantification. In: ASONAM 2015 - 6th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (Paris, France, 25-28 August 2015). Proceedings, pp. 97 - 104. ACM, 2015.        
13Magdy W., Sajjad H., Elganainy T., Sebastiani F. Distant supervision for tweet classification using YouTube labels. In: ICWSM 2015 - 9th AAAI International Conference on Web and Social Media (Oxford, UK, 26-29 May 2015). Proceedings, pp. 638 - 641. AAAI Press, 2015.     
14Milli L., Monreale A., Rossetti G., Pedreschi D., Giannotti F., Sebastiani F. Quantification in social networks. In: DSAA 2015 - IEEE International Conference on Data Science and Advanced Analytics (Paris, France, 19-21 October 2015). Proceedings, article n. 7344845. IEEE, 2015.        
15Sebastiani F. An axiomatically derived measure for the evaluation of classification algorithms. In: ICTIR'15 - 5th ACM International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval (Northampton, US, 27-30 September 2015). Proceedings, pp. 11 - 20. ACM, 2015.        

   2014
16Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Explicit loss minimization in quantification applications (Preliminary Draft). In: DART 2014 - 8th International Workshop on Information Filtering and Retrieval, co-located with XIII AI*IA Symposium on Artificial Intelligence (AI*IA 2014) (Pisa, 10 Dicembre 2014). Proceedings, pp. 1 - 11. Cristian Lai, Giovanni Semeraro, Alessandro Giuliani (eds.). (CEUR Workshop Proceedings, vol. 1314). CEUR-WS.org, 2014.     
17Marcheggiani D., Tackstrom O., Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Hierarchical multi-label conditional random fields for aspect-oriented opinion mining. In: ECIR 2014 - Advances in Information Retrieval. 36th European Conference on Information Retrieval (Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 13-16 April 2014). Proceedings, pp. 273 - 285. Maarten de Rijke, Tom Kenter, Arjen P. de Vries, ChengXiang Zhai, Franciska de Jong, Kira Radinsky, Katja Hofmann (eds.). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 8416). Springer Verlag, 2014.        
18Sebastiani F. Text quantification. In: ECIR 2014 - Advances in Information Retrieval. 36th European Conference on Information Retrieval (Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 13-16 April 2014). Proceedings, pp. 819 - 822. Maarten de Rijke, Tom Kenter, Arjen P. de Vries, ChengXiang Zhai, Franciska de Jong, Kira Radinsky, Katja Hofmann (eds.). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 8416). Springer Verlag, 2014.        

   2013
19Milli L., Monreale A., Rossetti G., Giannotti F., Pedreschi D., Sebastiani F. Quantification trees. In: ICDM 2013 - 13th IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (Dallas, US, 7-12 December 2013). Proceedings, pp. 528 - 536. IEEE, 2013.     

   2012
20Berardi G., Esuli A., Sebastiani F. A utility-theoretic ranking method for semi-automated text classification. In: SIGIR'12 - The 35th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (Portland, Oregon, USA, 12-16 August 2012). Proceedings, pp. 961 - 970. ACM, 2012.  
21Berardi G., Esuli A., Sebastiani F., Silvestri F. Blog distillation via sentiment-sensitive link analysis. In: NLDB 2012 - Natural Language Processing and Information Systems. 17th International Conference on Applications of Natural Language to Information Systems (Groningen, The Netherlands, 26-28 June 2012). Proceedings, pp. 228 - 233. Gosse Bouma , Ashwin Ittoo , Elisabeth Mťtais, Hans Wortmann (eds.). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 7337). Springer, 2012.           
22Berardi G., Esuli A., Gordea S., Marcheggiani D., Sebastiani F. Metadata enrichment services for the Europeana digital library. In: TPDL 2012 - Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries. Second International Conference (Paphos, Cyprus, 23-27 September 2012). Proceedings, pp. 508 - 511. Panayiotis Zaphiris, George Buchanan, Edie Rasmussen, Fernando Loizides (eds.). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 7489). Springer, 2012.        

   2011
23Baccianella S., Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Using micro-documents for feature selection: the case of ordinal text classification. In: IIR 2011 - 2nd Italian Information Retrieval Workshop (Milano, IT, 27-28 gennaio 2011). Atti, article n. 4. Massimo Melucci, Stefano Mizzaro, Gabriella Pasi (eds.). (CEUR Workshop Proceedings, vol. 704). CEUR-WS.org, 2011.     
24Berardi G., Esuli A., Sebastiani F., Silvestri F. Blog distillation via sentiment-sensitive link analysis. In: IIR 2011 - 2nd Italian Information Retrieval Workshop (Milano, IT, 27-28 gennaio 2011). Atti, article n. 6. Massimo Melucci, Stefano Mizzaro, Gabriella Pasi (eds.). (CEUR Workshop Proceedings, vol. 704). CEUR-WS.org, 2011.     
25Berardi G., Esuli A., Marcheggiani D., Sebastiani F. ISTI @ TREC Microblog Track 2011: Exploring the Use of Hashtag Segmentation and Text Quality Ranking. In: TREC 2011 - 20th Text Retrieval Conference (Gaithersburg, US, November 15-18 2011). Proceedings, article n. 39. Ellen M. Voorhees and Lori P. Buckland (eds.). National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA, 2011.     

   2010
26Baccianella S., Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Feature selection for ordinal regression. In: SAC 2010 - 25th Symposium on Applied Computing (Sierre, Switzerland, 22-26 marzo 2010). Proceedings, pp. 1748 - 1754. ACM, 2010.     
27Baccianella S., Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Selecting features for ordinal text classification. In: IIR 2010 - 1st Italian Information Retrieval Workshop (Padova, IT, 27-28 January 2010). Atti, pp. 13 - 14. Massimo Melucci, Stefano Mizzaro, Gabriela Pasi (eds.). (CEUR Workshop Proceedings, vol. 560). RWTH Aachen University, 2010.  
28Baccianella S., Esuli A., Sebastiani F. SentiWordNet 3.0: an enhanced lexical resource for sentiment analysis and opinion mining. In: LREC 2010 - Seventh conference on International Language Resources and Evaluation (Valletta, Malta, 18-22 maggio 2010). Proceedings, pp. 2200 - 2204. ELRA, 2010.     
29Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Evaluating information extraction. In: CLEF'10 - International Conference on Multilingual and Multimodal Information Access Evaluation (Padova, IT, 20-23 Settembre 2010). Proceedings, pp. 100 - 111. Maristella Agosti, Nicola Ferro, Carol Peters, Maarten de Rijke, Alan Smeaton (eds.). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 6360). Springer, 2010.        
30Esuli A., Marcheggiani D., Sebastiani F. ISTI@SemEval-2 Task 8: boosting-based multiway relation classification. In: SEMEVAL'10 - 5th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation (Uppsala, Sweden, 15-16 July 2010). Proceedings, pp. 218 - 221. Katrin Erk, Carlo Strapparava (eds.). Association for Computational Linguistics, 2010.  
31Esuli A., Marcheggiani D., Sebastiani F. Sentence-based active learning strategies for information extraction. In: IIR 2010 - 1st Italian Information Retrieval Workshop (Padova, IT, 27-28 January 2010). Atti, pp. 41 - 45. Massimo Melucci, Stefano Mizzaro, Gabriela Pasi (eds.). (CEUR Workshop Proceedings, vol. 560). RWTH Aachen University, 2010.  

   2009
32Baccianella S., Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Evaluation measures for ordinal regression. In: ISDA'09 - 9th IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Systems Design and Applications (Pisa, IT, November 30 - December 2 2009). Proceedings, pp. 283 - 287. IEEE Press, 2009.  
33Baccianella S., Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Multi-facet rating of product reviews. In: ECIR'09 - 31st European Conference on Information Retrieval (Toulouse, FR, 7-9 April 2009). Proceedings, pp. 461 - 472. Mohand Boughanem, Catherine Berrut, Josiane Mothe, Chantal Soule-Dupuy (eds.). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 5478). Springer Verlag, 2009.  
34Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Active learning strategies for multi-label text classification. In: ECIR'09 - 31st European Conference on Information Retrieval (Toulouse, FR, 7-9 April 2009). Proceedings, pp. 102 - 113. Mohand Boughanem, Catherine Berrut, Josiane Mothe, Chantal Soule-Dupuy (eds.). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 5478). Springer Verlag, 2009.  
35Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Encoding ordinal features into binary features for text classification. In: ECIR'09 - 31st European Conference on Information Retrieval (Toulouse, FR, 7-9 April 2009). Proceedings, pp. 771 - 775. Mohand Boughanem, Catherine Berrut, Josiane Mothe, Chantal Soule-Dupuy (eds.). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 5478). Springer Verlag, 2009.  
36Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Enhancing opinion extraction by automatically annotated lexical resources. In: LTC 2009 - 4th Language Technology Conference (Poznan, PL, November 6-8 2009). Proceedings, pp. 224 - 228. Zygmunt Vetulani (ed.). LTC, 2009.     
37Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Training data cleaning for text classification. In: ICTIR 2009 - Advances in Information Retrieval Theory. Second International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval (Cambridge, UK, 10-12 September 2009). Proceedings, pp. 29 - 41. Leif Azzopardi, Gabriella Kazai, Stephen E. Robertson, Stefan M. RŁger, Milad Shokouhi, Dawei Song, Emine Yilmaz: (eds.). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 5766). Springer Verlag, 2009.        
38Fagni T., Falchi F., Sebastiani F. Adaptive committees of feature-specific classifiers for image classification. In: IMTA'09 - 2nd International Workshop on Image Mining Theory and Applications (Lisbon, PT, 7 febbraio 2009). Proceedings, pp. 113 - 122. Igor Gurevich, Heinrich Niemann, Ovidio Salvetti (eds.). INSTICC Press, 2009.  

   2008
39Esuli A., Sebastiani F., Urciuoli I. Annotating expressions of opinion and emotion in the italian content annotation bank. In: 6th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference. LREC'08 (Marrakech, Marocco, 28-30 maggio 2008). Proceedings, European Language Resources Association, 2008.     

   2007
40Aiolli F., Sperduti A., Sebastiani F. Preference learning for category-ranking based interactive text categorization. In: 20th International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN'07) (Orlando, US, 12-17 August 2007). Proceedings, IJCNN, 2007.  
41Argamon S., Bloom K., Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Automatically determining attitude type and force for sentiment analysis. In: 3rd Language & Technology Conference (Poznan, Polonia, 5-7 Ottobre 2007). Proceedings, pp. 369 - 373. Wydawnictwo Poznańskie Sp. z o. o, 2007.  
42Esuli A., Sebastiani F. PageRanking WordNet Synsets: an application to opinion mining. In: The 45th Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational 45th Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics (Praga, 25-27 June 2007). Proceedings, pp. 424 - 431. Association for Computational Linguistics, 2007.     
43Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Random-walk models of term semantics: an application to opinion-related properties. In: 3rd Language & Technology Conference (Poznan, Polonia, 5-7 Ottobre 2007). Proceedings, pp. 221 - 225. Wydawnictwo Poznańskie Sp. z o. o, 2007.  
44Fagni T., Sebastiani F. On the selection of negative examples for hierarchical text categorization. In: 3rd Language and Technology Conference. LTC'07 (Poznań, 5-7 October 2007). Proceedings, pp. 24 - 28. Wydawnictwo Poznańskie Sp. z o. o, 2007.  
45Macer T., Pearson M., Sebastiani F. Cracking the code: what customers say, in their own words. In: 50th Annual Conference of the Market Research Society (Brighton, UK, 22-23 March 2007). Proceedings, The Market Research Society, 2007.  

   2006
46Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Determining term subjectivity and term orientation for opinion mining. In: EACL'06, the 11th Conference of the European Association of Computational Linguistics (Trento, Italy, 3-7 April 2006). Proceedings, vol. 1 pp. 193 - 200. Diana McCarthy and Shuly Wintner (eds.). Association for Computational Linguistics, 2006.  
47Esuli A., Fagni T., Sebastiani F. MP-Boost : a multiple-pivot boosting algorithm and its application to text categorization. In: 13th International Symposium on String Processing and Information Retrieval (SPIRE'06) (Glasgow, UK, 11-13 October 2006). Proceedings, pp. 1 - 12. F. Crestani, P. Ferragina, and M. Sanderson (eds.). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 4209). Springer Verlag, 2006.     
48Esuli A., Sebastiani F. SentiWordNet: a publicly available lexical resource for opinion mining. In: International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (Genova, Italy, 24-26 May 2006). Proceedings, vol. 1 pp. 417 - 422. Nicoletta Calzolari, Khalid Choukri, Aldo Gangemi, Bente Maegaard,Joseph Mariani, Jan Odjik, Daniel Tapias (eds.). ELRA, 2006.  
49Esuli A., Fagni T., Sebastiani F. TreeBoost.MH : a boosting algorithm for multi-label hierarchical text categorization. In: 13th International Symposium on String Processing and Information Retrieval (SPIRE'06) (Glasgow, UK, 11-13 October 2006). Proceedings, pp. 13 - 24. F. Crestani, P. Ferragina, and M. Sanderson (eds.). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 4209). Springer Verlag, 2006.     
50Geraci F., Pellegrini M., Pisati P., Sebastiani F. A scalable algorithm for high-quality clustering of Web snippets. In: SAC-06. 21st ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (Dijon, FR, April 23-2, 2006). Proceedings, pp. 1058 - 1062. ACM Press, 2006.     
51Geraci F., Maggini M., Pellegrini M., Sebastiani F. Cluster generation and cluster labelling for Web snippets. In: 13th International Symposium on String Processing and Information Retrieval (SPIRE'06) (Glasgow, UK, 11-13 October, 2006). Proceedings, pp. 25 - 36. F. Crestani, P. Ferragina, and M. Sanderson (eds.). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 4209). Springer Verlag, 2006.     

   2005
52Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Determining the semantic orientation of terms through gloss classification. In: CIKM'05. Proceedings of the 14th ACM Conference on Information (Bremen, DE, October 31 - November 5, 2005). Proceedings, pp. 617 - 624. Abdur Chowdhury, Norbert Fuhr, Marc Ronthaler, Hans-JŲrg Shek, & (eds.). ACM press, 2005.  

   2004
53Avancini H., Rauber A., Sebastiani F. Organizing Digital Libraries by Automated Text Categorization. In: International Conference on Digital Libraries (New Delhi, IN, 24-27 February 2004). Proceedings, pp. 919 - 931. 2004.     
54Debole F., Sebastiani F. An Analysis of the Relative Hardness of Reuters-21578 Subsets. In: LREC-04, International Conference on Language Resources and (Lisbon, PT, 26-28 May, 2004). Proceedings, vol. III pp. 971 - 974. 2004.     
55Lavelli A., Sebastiani F., Zanoli R. An Experimental Comparison of Term Representations for Term Management Applications. In: SEBD 2004. Convegno Nazionale su Sistemi Evoluti per Basi di Dati (S.Margherita di Pula, Cagliari, Italia, 21-23 Giugno 2004). Atti, pp. 190 - 201. Maristella Agosti, Nicoletta Dessž e Fabio A. Schreiber (eds.). 2004.  
56Lavelli A., Sebastiani F., Zanoli R. Distributional Term Representations: An Experimental Comparison. In: CIKM-04, ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (Washington, US, November 8-13, 2004). Proceedings, pp. 615 - 624. Evans, David A. and Gravano,Luis and Herzog,Otthein andZhai,ChengXiang and Ronthaler, Marc (eds.). ACM Press, 2004.     

   2003
57Avancini H., Lavelli A., Magnini B., Sebastiani F., Zanoli R. Expanding domain-specific lexicons by term categorization. In: ACM Symposium on Applied Computing. SAC 2003 (Melbourne, Florida, 9-12 March 2003). Proceedings, pp. 793 - 797. ACM, 2003.  
58Debole F., Sebastiani F. Supervised term weighting for automated text categorization. In: ACM Symposium on Applied Computing. SAC 2003 (Melbourne, Florida, March 9-12, 2003). Proceedings, pp. 784 - 788. ACM, 2003.  
59Giorgetti D., Sebastiani F., Prodanof I. Automatic coding of open-ended surveys using text categorization techniques. In: The Impact of Technology on the Survey Process. Fourth International (The Univesity of Warwick, England, UK, 17-19 September 2003). Proceedings, pp. 173 - 184. ASC, 2003.  
60Giorgetti D., Sebastiani F. Multiclass text categorization for automated survey coding. In: ACM Symposium on Applied Computing. SAC 2003 (Melbourne, Florida, 9-12 March 2003). Proceedings, pp. 798 - 802. ACM, 2003.  
61Nardiello P., Sebastiani F., Sperduti A. Discretizing continuous attributes in AdaBoost for text categorization. In: Advances in Information Retrieval. 25th European Conference on IR (Pisa, Italy, April 2003). Proceedings, pp. 320 - 334. Fabrizio Sebastiani (ed.). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 2633). Springer Verlag, 2003.  
62Sebastiani F. Research in automated classification of texts: trends and perspectiv. In: Fourth International Colloquium on Library and Information Science (Salamanca, Spain, 5-7 May 2003). Proceedings, pp. 298 - 311. JosŤ Antonio Fržas, Cržspulo Travieso (eds.). Universidad de Salamanca, 2003.  

   2002
63Giorgetti D., Prodanof I., Sebastiani F. Automated coding of open-ended surveys: technical and ethical issues. In: International Conference on Universal Knowledge and Language. ICUKL-2002 (Goa, India, 25-29 November 2002). Proceedings, 2002.  
64Giorgetti D., Prodanof I., Sebastiani F. Mapping an automated survey coding task into a probabilistic text categorization framework. In: PorTAL 2002 - Advances in Natural Language Processing - Third International Conference (Faro, Portugal, 23-26 June 2002). Proceedings, pp. 115 - 124. E. Ranchhod, N.J. Mamede (eds.). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 2389). Springer, 2002.  
65Lavelli A., Magnini B., Sebastiani F. Building thematic lexical resources by bootstrapping and machine learning. In: LREC 2002. Linguistic Knowledge Acquisition and Representation - Bootstrapping Annotated Language Data (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 1st June 2002). Proceedings, pp. 53 - 62. 2002.  
66Lavelli A., Magnini B., Sebastiani F. Building thematic lexical resources by term categorization. In: SIGIR 2002. The Twenty-Fifth Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (Tampere, Finland, 11-15 August 2002). Proceedings, pp. 415 - 416. Micheline Beaulieu et al. (eds.). 2002.  

Editorials

   2016
1Perego R., Sebastiani F., Aslam J., Ruthven I., Zobel J., (eds.) .. Proceedings of SIGIR 2016. pp. iii - iv. ACM, 2016.     

   2015
2Boldi P., Perego R., Sebastiani F., (eds.) .. Proceedings of the 6th Italian Information Retrieval Workshop (IIR 2015). CEUR-WS.org, 2015.     

   2013
3Basili R., Sebastiani F., Semeraro G., (eds.) .. Proceedings of the 4th Italian Information Retrieval Workshop (IIR 2013). pp. v - v. RWTH Aachen University, 2013.     
4Grossi R., Sebastiani F., Silvestri F., (eds.) .. Editorial - Journal of Discrete Algorithms. vol. 18 (1) pp. 1 - 2. Special issue: Selected papers from the 18th International Symposium on String Processing and Information Retrieval (SPIRE 2011). Elsevier, 2013.        

   2011
5Grossi R., Sebastiani F., Silvestri F., (eds.) .. SPIRE 2011 Proceedings. pp. V - VI. Springer, 2011.        

   2010
6Frommholz I., Rauber A., Sebastiani F. Guest Editors' ECDL 2010 - Introduction to the Focussed Issue on the 14th European Conference on Digital Libraries. In: International Journal on Digital Libraries. Editorial, vol. 11 (2) pp. 57 - 58. Ingo Frommholz, Andreas Rauber, Fabrizio Sebastiani (eds.). Springer, 2010.        
7Lalmas M., Jose J., Rauber A., Sebastiani F., Frommholz I. Preface to ECDL 2010. pp. V - VII. Mounia Lalmas, Joemon Jose, Andreas Rauber, Fabrizio Sebastiani, Ingo Frommholz (eds.). Springer, 2010.        

   2008
8Chua T., Leong M., Myaeng S. H., Oard D. W., Sebastiani F. ACM SIGIR 2008. pp. iii - iv. Chua Tat-Seng, Leong Mun-Kew, Myaeng Sung Hyon, Oard Douglas W. , Sebastiani Fabrizio (eds.). ACM, 2008.     

   2004
9Sebastiani F. Introduction to Special Issue on the 25th European Conference on Information Retrieval Research. In: Information Retrieval. Editorial, vol. 7 (3/4) pp. 235 - 237. Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004.     

   2003
10Sebastiani F. Editorial activity - ECIR 2003. In: Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Editorial, vol. 2633 pp. v - vi. Advances in Information Retrieval. 25th European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2003 (Pisa, Italy, April 14-16, 2003). Proceedings. Fabrizio Sebastiani (ed.). Springer, 2003.  

Technical reports

   2013
1Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Optimizing text quantifiers for multivariate loss functions. Technical report, 2013.  

   2011
2Baccianella S., Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Using micro-documents for feature selection: the case of ordinal text classification. Technical report, 2011.  
3Esuli A., Baccianella S., Marcheggiani D., Sebastiani F., Gordea S. ASSETS - Specification of ingestion services. Advanced Service Search and Enhancing Technological Solutions for the European Digital Library. Deliverable D.2.1.1, 2011.     

   2010
4Baccianella S., Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Feature selection for ordinal text classification. Technical report, 2010.     
5Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Evaluating information extraction. Technical report, 2010.  

   2009
6Baccianella S., Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Feature selection for ordinal text classification. Technical report, 2009.  
7Baccianella S., Esuli A., Sebastiani F. StarTrack: the next generation (of product review management tools). Technical report, 2009.  
8Esuli A., Fagni T., Sebastiani F. Machines that learn how to code open-ended survey data. Part I: the basic approach and a working system. Technical report, 2009.  
9Esuli A., Fagni T., Sebastiani F. Machines that learn how to code open-ended survey data. Part II: experiments on real respondent data. Technical report, 2009.  
10Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Training data cleaning for text classification. Technical report, 2009.  

   2008
11Baccianella S., Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Multi-facet rating of product reviews. Technical report, 2008.  
12Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Active learning strategies for multi-label text classification. Technical report, 2008.  
13Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Encoding ordinal features into binary features for text classification. Technical report, 2008.  
14Fagni T., Falchi F., Sebastiani F. Adaptive committees of feature-specific classifiers for image classification. Technical report, 2008.  

   2007
15Aiolli F., Sperduti A., Sebastiani F. Preference learning for category-ranking based interactive text categorization. Technical report, 2007.  
16Aiolli F., Cardin R., Sebastiani F., Sperduti A. Preferential text classification: learning algorithms and evaluation measures. Technical report, 2007.  
17Esuli A., Sebastiani F. PageRanking WordNet Synsets: an application to opinion mining. Preprint, 2007.  
18Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Random-walk models of term semantics: an application to opinion-related properties. Technical report, 2007.  
19Esuli A., Sebastiani F. SentiWordNet: a high-coverage lexical resource for opinion mining. Preprint ISTI-2007-PP-002. Preprint, 2007.  
20Fagni T., Sebastiani F. On the selection of negative examples for hierarchical text categorization. Technical report, 2007.  
21Gennaro C., Sebastiani F. NeP4B - Detailed design for building semantic peer. Networked Peers for Business. Deliverable D2.1, 2007.  

   2006
22Beneventano D., Aiello C., Cerri D., Comerio M., De Paoli F., Falchi F., Ghioni A., Guerra F., Maurino A., Mandreoli F., Martoglia R., Orsini M., Palmonari M., Po L., Sassatelli S., Sebastiani F., Turati A. NeP4B - State of the art of current P2P and ontology languages initiatives. Networked Peers for Business. Deliverable D2.1.1, 2006.  
23Esuli A., Fagni T., Sebastiani F. MP-Boost: a multiple-pivot boosting algorithm and its application to text categorization. Technical report, 2006.  
24Esuli A., Fagni T., Sebastiani F. TreeBoost.MH: a boosting algorithm for multi-label hierarchical text categorization. Technical report, 2006.  

   2005
25Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Determining Term Subjectivity and Term Orientation for Opinion Mining. The document has been submitted to Conference: SAC-06, the ACM Symposium on Applied Computing 2006, Technical report, 2005.  
26Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Determining the Semantic Orientation of Terms through Gloss Classification. Technical report, 2005.

   2004
27Avancini H., Lavelli A., Sebastiani F., Zanoli R. Automatic Expansion of Domain-Specific Lexicons by Term Categorization. The document has been submitted to Journal: ACM Transactions on Speech and Language Technology, Technical report, 2004.  
28Lavelli A., Sebastiani F., Zanoli R. An Experimental Comparison of Term Representations for Term Management Applications. Technical report, 2004.
29Lavelli A., Sebastiani F., Zanoli R. Distributional Term Representations: An Experimental Comparison. The document has been submitted to Conference: CIKM-04, 13th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Technical report, 2004.  

   2003
30Debole F., Sebastiani F. An Analysis of the Relative Hardness of Reuters-21578 Subsets. The document has been submitted to Journal : Journal of American Society of Information Science and Technology, Technical report, 2003.  

   2002
31Giorgetti D., Sebastiani F. Text categorization for automated survey coding. Technical report, 2002.  
32Joachims T., Sebastiani F. Guest Editors' Introduction to the Special Issue on Automated Text Categorization. 'Journal of Intelligent Information Systems, 18, n. 2/3 (2002), 103-105. Kluwer, 2002, Document n. ISTI-B5-01, 2002.
33Nardiello P., Sebastiani F., Sperduti A. Discretizing continuous attributes in AdaBoost for text categorization. Technical report, 2002.  

Abstracts

   2015
1Esuli A., Moreo FernŠndez A., Sebastiani F. A Comparison of Distributional Semantics Models for Polylingual Text Classification. In: IIR2015 - 6th Italian Information Retrieval Workshop (Cagliari, Italy, 25-26/5 2015).   
2Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Structured prediction for quantification. In: MLDAS 2015 - 2nd Machine Learning and Data Analytics Symposium (Doha, Qatar, 8-9 March 2015).   
3Marcheggiani D., Sebastiani F. Low-quality training data in information extraction. In: MLDAS 2015 - Machine Learning and Data Analytics Symposium (Doha, Qatar, 8-9 March 2015).   

   2014
4Marcheggiani D., Sebastiani F. On the effects of low-quality training data on information extraction from clinical reports. In: IIR 2014 - 5th Italian Information Retrieval Workshop (Roma, Italy, 20-21 January 2014).   

   2013
5Esuli A., Sebastiani F. Minimizing multivariate loss functions for text quantification. In: IIR 2013 - 4th Italian Information Retrieval Workshop (Pisa, IT, 16-17 January 2013).   
6Sebastiani F. Machine learning and automatic text classification: what's next?. In: The "Methods" Conference of the Association of Survey Computing (Winchester, UK, September 6-7 2013).   
7Sebastiani F. Utility theory, minimum effort, and predictive coding. In: DESI 2013 - 5th Workshop on the Discovery of Electronically Stored Information (Rome, IT, 14 June 2013).   

   2012
8Sebastiani F. Automated classification and quantification of verbatims via machine learning. In: International Conference of the Association for Survey Computing (London, UK, 25 September 2012).   
9Sebastiani F. Building automated text classifiers via machine learning. In: BCS IRSG / ISKO UK Workshop "I think, therefore I classify" (London, UK, July 16 2012).   

   2008
10Sebastiani F. Machines that learn how to code open-ended survey data: underlying principles, experimental data, and methodological issues. In: Conference on Optimal Methods of Coding Open-Ended Survey Data (Ann Arbor, Michigan, US, December 4-5 2008).   

   2007
11Sebastiani F. Automated verbatim coding: state of the art and future perspectives. In: 2007 Language Logic Verbatim Management Conference (Cincinnati, USA, October 3-4 2007).   

   2004
12Sebastiani F. Text Classification for Web Filtering. In: International Workshop on Present and Future of Open-Source Content-Based Web filtering (Pisa, Italy, 21-22 January, 2004).   

   2002
13Sebastiani F. Automated text categorization: tools, techniques and applications. In: Centre National de Recherche Technologique. Text Indexing Seminar (Rennes, France, April 3 2002).