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Elenco Alfabetico:

Locoro, Angela
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Curriculum Vitae

Titoli di studio:
BsC in Computer Science and MA in Modern Literature Studies from University of Genova, Italy; PhD in Informatics Engineering from University of Genova; Master in Scientific and Economic Journalism, University of Insubria (VA).
Posizioni presso la LIUC:
Posizioni presso altre università:
Docente a contratto
Attività di ricerca:
- Human-Computer Interaction
- Data Visualization
- Computer Supported Cooperative Work
- Qualitative research
- Knowledge IT Artifacts Design
- Socio-technical aspects of IS
- Gender Studies

Research grants:

- research excellence award Università Cattaneo-LIUC (2018);
- best paper award at the International Conferene of Knowledge Management and Information Sharing (2014)
- PhD Thesis award from ASING, University of Genova (2010)

Projects where I was Involved:

- Walking the last mile from data to decision-making: the role of data validation and data visualization, founded by LIUC (Principal Investigator), 2019
- Human data Interaction in Lombardia: Sviluppo di servizi di visualizzazione interattiva per il pubblico e l’amministratore, funded by Regione Lombardia, University of Milano-Bicocca, 2017
- DIDIY, EU Project H2020, 2016
- COMSODE, EU 7FP Project, 2014
- IEEE ORA - Ontologies for Robotics and Automation” Working Group
- "KP-LAb", EU FP6 Project, 2007-2010
- Firb "Indiana MAS", 2012-2014
- Firb "WEB-MINDS", 2004-2006

Organizational roles:
Track Chair at ECIS 2020, 28th European Conference on Information Systems, of the conference track with title “socio-technical systems towards Industry 5.0”.

Track Chair at ECIS 2019, 27th European Conference on Information Systems, of the conference track with title “Contemporary Socio-Technical Perspectives”.

Track Chair at ECIS 2018, 26th European Conference on Information Systems, of the conference track with title “Sociotechnical Change: a Dialectic Among Individuals, Technologies and Social Contexts”.

Co-Chair of the VVH 2018 Workshop “Valuable visualization of healthcare information: from the quantified self data to emotions”, co-located with AVI, 29 May 2018.

Program Committee memver of AVI 2018, International Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces, Castiglione della Pescaia (GR), 29 May, 1st June 2018.

Organization Committee of the ITAIS 2017 conference, XIV Conference of the Italian Chapter of Association for Information Systems Organizing for Digital Economy: societies, communities and individuals.

Guest editor of the Special Issue on the International Journal Program, Emerald Publisher, Impact Factor 1.0, with title: Design, development and use of Knowledge Artifacts in professional communities of practice", available online

Organization Committee of the EUSSET International Summer School on Computer Supported Cooperative Work: Foundations, Methods and Technologies, editions 2015 and 2016 and 2018 (forthcoming)

Co-Chair of the VVH 2016 Workshop “Valuable visualization of healthcare information: from the quantified self data to conversations”, co-located with AVI, 7 June 2016.

Co-Chair of the KITA 2015 and 2016 editions of the Workshop “International Workshop on the design, development and use of Knowledge IT Artifacts (KITA) in professional communities and aggregations”, co-located with KMIS 2015 and KMIS 2016, respectively

Program Committee member of: CoPDA 2015, held in conjunction with IS-EUD 2015, COOP 2016, CoPDA 2016, held in conjunction with NordCHI 2016,and CoPDA 2018, held in conjunction with AVI 2018.

Organization committee for University of Genova participation to 2005 and 2006 editions of “Festival della Scienza” (Science Festival) of Genova, held in end october for both years. This Festival aimed at promoting Science to the citizens.
Principali pubblicazioni:
Paper selection:

Cabitza, F., Locoro, A., Ravarini, A. (2019). Trading off between control and autonomy: a narrative review around de-design. Behavior & Information Tehcnology,

Ravarini, A., Locoro, A., Martinez M., (2019). Digital Transformation Projects Maturity and Managerial Competences: A Model and Its Preliminary
Assessment, A. Lazazzara et al. (eds.), Exploring Digital Ecosystems, Lecture Notes in Information Systems and Organisation 33, Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020,

Cabitza, F., Locoro, A., Ravarini, A. (2019). Reporting some marginal discourses to root a De-design approach in is development. In: A. Lazazzara et al. (eds.), Exploring Digital Ecosystems, Lecture Notes in Information Systems and Organisation 33, Springer Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020,

F. Cabitza, A. Locoro, C. Alderighi, R. Rasoini, D. Compagnone, P. Berjano. (2019). The elephant in the record: on the variability of data recording work, accepted for publication to Health Informatics Journal, SAGE

F. Cabitza, G. Ellingsen, A. Locoro, C. Simone (2019). Repetita Iuvant: Exploring and Supporting Redundancy in Hospital Practices, CSCW Journal, 28, 64-91, Springer, doi: 10.1007/s10606-017-9303-z

F.Cabitza, A.Locoro, G.Banfi (2018). Machine Learning in Orthopedics: a Literature Review, accepted for publication to Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology

F.Cabitza, A.Locoro, C.Batini (2018). Personalization of Open Data through a Social Value Perspective: a Human-Centered Methodology applied to Healthcare Datasets. Information Systems Frontiers, Springer, doi 10.1007/s10796-018-9854-7

F.Cabitza, A.Locoro, A.Ravarini (2018). 3D Printing Objects as Knowledge Artifacts for a Do-it-Yourself Approach in Clinical Practice: a Questionnaire-based User Study in the Orthopaedics Domain, Data Technologies and Applications, Emerald Publishing. DOI:

A.Locoro, A.Ravarini (2018). The CIO and CDO Socio-Technical Roles in the Age of Digital Business Transformation: an Interpretive Study, accepted for publication as Chapter in Springer Book as extended verison of ItAIS 2017 Conference paper.

F. Cabitza, A. Locoro (2017). Human-Data Interaction in Healthcare, “Smart Technology Applications in Business Environments.", IGI Global, DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2492-2.ch009.

F.Cabitza, D.Ciucci, A.Locoro (2017). Analyzing user perceptions with three-way decision theory. Cases from the questionnaire-based research, International Journal on Approximate Reasoning, available online

A.Locoro, F.Cabitza, R. Actis Grosso, C.Batini (2017). Static and Interactive Infographics in daily tasks: a value-in-use and quality of interaction user study, Computers in Human Behavior. Elsevier,

F.Cabitza, A.Locoro (2017). Questionnaires in the design and evaluation of community-oriented technologies, accepted for publication to The Internationall Journal of Web Based -Communities (IJWBC), vol 1, Inderscience, UK, DOI: 10.1504/IJWBC.2017.10001595

F.Cabitza, A.Locoro (2016). From Care for Design to Becoming Matters: new perspectives for the development of socio-technical systems. Lecture Notes in Information Systems and Organizations, Volume 18, 28 July 2016, Pages 113-127, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-40265-9_8

F.Cabitza, A.Locoro (2014). “Made with Knowledge”: Reporting a qualitative literature review on the concept of the IT Knowledge Artifact, in CCIS series. Springer, 2015, pp. 571-585, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-25840-9_35.

A. Locoro, J. David, J. Euzenat (2014). Context-Based Matching: Design of a Flexible Framework and Experiment. J. Data Semantics, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Vol. 3(1), pp. 25-46. ISSN 1864-2040. DOI: 10.1007/s13740-013-0019-z

E. Prestes, J. L. Carbonera, S. Rama Fiorini, V. A.M. Jorge, M. Abel, R. Madhavan, A. Locoro, P. Goncalves, M. E. Barreto, M. Habib, A. Chibani, S. Gérard, Y. Amirat, C. Schlenoff (2013). Towards a core ontology for robotics and automation. Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Vol. 61(11), pp. 1193-1204, ISSN: 0921-8890, DOI: 10.1016/j.robot.2013.04.005

V. Mascardi, A. Locoro, P. Rosso (2010). Automatic Ontology Matching Via Upper Ontologies: A Systematic Evaluation, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, Los Alamitos, CA (USA), Vol. 22(5), pp. 609-623. ISSN 1041-4347. DOI: 10.1109/TKDE.2009.154

A. Locoro, D. Grignani, V. Mascardi (2011). MANENT: An Infrastructure for Integrating, Structuring and Searching Digital Libraries. In Learning Structure and Schemas from Documents. M. Biba and F. Xhafa, editors, Springer-Verlag. Studies in Computational Intelligence series, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, vol. 375, pp. 315-341, DOI:10.1007/978-3-642-22913-8_15, ISBN 978-3-642-22913-8

A.Locoro, A.Ravarini, F.Cabitza, L.Mari (2017). Is Making the new Knowing? Tangible and Intangible Knowledge Artifacts in DiDIY. Proceedings of 25th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2017), Aisnet.

F.Cabitza, A.Locoro, A. Ravarini, V. Satta (2016). More Time for the Doing, Having Made the Thinking - 3D Printing for Knowledge Circulation in Healthcare, Proceedings of KMIS 2016, IC3K Conferences, INSTICC Press, pp. 289-298, DOI: 10.5220/0006095402890298.

F. Cabitza, A. Locoro, D. Fogli, and M. Giacomin. (2016). Valuable Visualization of Healthcare Information: From the Quantified Self Data to Conversations. In Proceedings of the International Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI '16), Paolo Buono, Rosa Lanzilotti, and Maristella Matera (Eds.). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 376-380. DOI=

F.Cabitza, A.Locoro (2016). Defining type and degree of communality in web-based communities. The case of spaghetti open data. International Conference on Web Based Communities, 2016, Procs of Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems (MCCSIS 2016), to appear.

A.Locoro, F.Cabitza (2016). Human-Data Interaction in Healthcare: crossing the chasms between the uses of health information. Workshop on Data-work in healthcare, held in conjunction with CSCW 2016 Conference.

F.Cabitza, A.Locoro, C.Simone (2016). “You cannot grow viscum on soil'': the “good'' corporate social media also fail. Procs of COOP 2016, DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-33464-6_4, ISBN 978-3-319-33464-6.

F.Cabitza, A.Locoro, C.Simone, T.Sultana (2016). Moving Western Neighborliness to East? A study on Local Exchange in Bangladesh. Procs of CSCW 2016, ACM, New York, NY, USA,, ISBN: 978-1-4503-3592-8.

F.Cabitza, D.Fogli, A.Locoro (2015). Virtual Patients for Knowledge Sharing and Clinical Practice Training: a gamified approach. Procs of GALA 2015. Springer, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-40216-1_35.

F.Cabitza, A.Locoro (2015). Mapping the Knowledge Artifact Terrain. IC3K 2015, Procs of KMIS 2015, doi: 10.5220/0005662704440451

F.Cabitza, A.Locoro (2015). Exploiting the Collective Knowledge of Communities of Experts. Procs of KMIS 2015, pp. 159-167,, ISBN: 978-989-758-158-8.

A.Locoro (2015). A Map is worth a Thousand Data: Requirements in Tertiary Human-Data Interaction to Foster Participation, CoPDA 2015, CEUR, available online

F.Cabitza, A. Cerroni, A. Locoro, C. Simone (2014). The Knowledge-Stream Model. A comprehensive model for knowledge circulation in communities of knowledgeable practitioners, Proceedings of KMIS 2014, pp. 367-374. Doi: 10.5220/0005154803670374

F.Cabitza, A. Locoro (2014). Made with Knowledge: Disentangling the IT Knowledge Artifact by a qualitative literature review, Proceedings of KMIS 2014., ISBN: 978-989-758-050-5. Best paper award.

A.Locoro, F.Cabitza (2014). Should the Culture of Participation inform a new Ethics of Design? Accepted for publication in proceedings of CoPDA 2014 Workshop, Culture of Participagion in the Digital Age, co-localted with AVI 2014, CEUR, available online, .

A.Locoro (2011). Tagging Ontologies with Fuzzy WordNet Domains. Proceedings of the 9th International Workshop on Fuzzy Logic and Applications (WILF 2011), LNCS, Springer, 2011, pp. 107-114, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-23713-3_14.

A.Locoro, D.Grignani, V. Mascardi (2011). When you Doubt, Abstain: from Misclassification to Epoché in Automatic Text Categorization. Proceedings of the International Workshop on Natural Language Processing and Ontology Engineering (NLPOE 2011), in conjunction with The IEEE / WIC / ACM International Conferences on Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology, IEEE Computer Society, 2011, vol. 3, pp. 209-212, DOI: 10.1109/WI-IAT.2011.65.

Ultimo aggiornamento: 22/07/2019