Dati personali: Nicoletta Fornara
- Docente, Facoltà di scienze della comunicazione
Incarichi in istituti e laboratori:
Istituto di Tecnologie della Comunicazione, Segretaria scientifica, Senior Researcher
Dr. Nicoletta Fornara is Senior Researcher at the Faculty of Communication Sciences. She is Principal Investigator of a SER-COST project connected to the COST Action "WEBDATANET" and she is Member for Switzerland of the Management Committee of such an Action. Dr. Fornara is also co-beneficiary of the project "Open Interaction Systems: an approach Based on Artificial Institutions and Service Oriented Architecture with an application to electronic market places" granted by the Swiss National Science Foundation. She lecturer and assistant of courses at the Faculty of Communication Science and she is teaching assistant and has been lecturer for the Faculty of Informatics Engineering at Politecnico di Milano. She received a Ph.D. in Communication Sciences, Faculty of Communication Sciences, Università della Svizzera Italiana in 2003 for a work on the definition of a commitment-based Agent Communication Language (ACL) and protocols for multiagent systems. From 1998 to 2000 she collaborated as researcher with IDSIA (Dalle Molle Institute for Artificial Intelligence). She received a Laurea in Scienze dell´Informazione from Università degli Studi of Milan in 1995. She has authored numerous papers in the area of open multi-agent systems, artificial institutions, normative systems, agent’s environment, and Semantic Web Technologies. She has been involved in a number of projects funded by: European Community, Swiss National Science Foundation, Hasler Foundation, and by the State Secretariat for Education and Research (SER). She has been involved in the Program Committee of numerous international conferences. Other interests include Service Oriented Computing, Business Process Modelling, Workflow and Workgroup Systems, Social Software.