Università della Svizzera italiana

INDIGO : a generalized model and framework for performance prediction of data dissemination

Garg, Kamini ; Jazayeri, Mehdi (Dir.) ; Giordano, Silvia (Codir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2017 ; 2017INFO001.

According to recent studies, an enormous rise in location-based mobile services is expected in future. People are interested in getting and acting on the localized information retrieved from their vicinity like local events, shopping offers, local food, etc. These studies also suggested that local businesses intend to maximize the reach of their localized offers/advertisements by pushing them...

Università della Svizzera italiana

Social shuffle : music discovery with tag navigation and social diffusion

Mesnage, Cédric S. ; Jazayeri, Mehdi (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2011 ; 2011INFO009.

This thesis tackles the problem of discovering music for users in a social network, introducing the concept of social shuffle and its implementation as a live experiment in social based recommendation, Starnet, and show that recommendations based on a user’s social network is strongly effective in introducing a user to new music that she enjoys. I investigate the generation of tag clouds...

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Semantic document architecture for desktop data integration and management

Nesic, Sasa ; Jazayeri, Mehdi (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2010 ; 2010INFO008.

Over the last decade, personal desktops have faced the problem of information overload due to increasing computational power, easy access to the Web and cheap data storage. Moreover, an increasing number of diverse end-user desktop applications have led to the problem of information fragmentation. Each desktop application has its own data, unaware of related and relevant data in other...