Michael Soprano
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I'm Michael Soprano

PhD Student @ University Of Udine

  • Born 17 December 1992
  • Address Via Mulin Vecjo 4, 33010
  • City Chiusaforte (UD)
  • Region Friuli-Venezia Giulia
  • Country Italy
  • Mail
  • Orcid orcid.org/0000-0002-7337-7592

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Hello! I am Michael Soprano. Currently, i am working as a PhD Student at the University of Udine. I have worked there also as a Research Fellow. I got my Master Degree in Computer Science on 15th March 2018 and my Bachelor Degree in Multimedia and Web Technologies on 19th March 2015. I wish to make the most of my skills in Computer Science to carry out research in this field and leave a small trace in the scientific world.

Skills

HTML 100%
CSS 100%
JavaScript 100%
Ruby On Rails 100%
Python 100%
Angular 100%
Kotlin 90%
Java 90%

Education

Nov. 2019 - Today

University of Udine

Udine

PhD Student

PhD course in Computer Science, Mathematics and Physics, 35th cycle.

Mar. 2015 - Mar. 2018

University of Udine

Udine

Master Degree, 109

Computer Science

Thesis

The Master Degree Course in Computer Science aims at building up the theoretical and methodological bases acquired during the three-year undergraduate Degree in Computer Science, and technical knowledge, so as to prepare graduates to access jobs of technical or managerial responsibility. The advanced technical skills acquired include particularly updated computing disciplines required by the national and international labor market, such as Computer Security, Computer and Network Architecture, Use of Artificial Intelligence systems for the creation, use and management of systems, Workflow and Data Warehouse Systems, Interactive Systems, Computational Linguistics and its Applications.

Oct. 2011 - Mar. 2015

University of Udine

Udine

Bachelor Degree, 101

Web Technologies and Multimedia

Thesis

The Multimedia and Web Technology Course provides the knowledge and skills to work in planning, developing, managing and maintaining Internet and multimedia applications, for firms, publishing companies, marketing and advertising agencies, public and private companies, administrations and laboratories which make significant use of Web and multimedia systems. The technical skills acquired include multidisciplinary subjects such as E-commerce, Website and Portal Design, Communication Psychology, Applied Statistics and XLM-based technologies.

Sep. 2006 - Jun. 2011

I.S.I.S. Raimondo D’Aronco

Gemona del Friuli

High School Diploma, 77

Head Technician Industrial Expert

Thesis

Computer Science Specialization

Work Experience

Jun. 2018 - Oct. 2019

University of Udine

Udine

Research Fellow

Research project funded by SISSA Medialab dedicated to the study (definition, design, implementation and evaluation) of Readersourcing 2.0, an ecosystem providing an implementation of an approach called Readersourcing, which is proposed as an alternative to the standard peer review activity that aims to exploit the otherwise lost opinions of readers. The general objective is to verify the effectiveness of crowdsourcing for quality measurement in scholarly publishing.

Jun. 2017 - Feb. 2019

Datamantix S.r.l.

Udine

Full Stack Web Developer

Design, development and maintenance of various kinds of web applications and chatbots.

Aug. 2017 - Feb. 2018

Archeido S.r.l.

Udine

Full Stack Web Developer

Development of a web application.

Nov. 2015 - Feb. 2016

Troublezine

Udine

Full Stack Web Developer

Design, development and maintenance of a web application.

Publications

Title Authors Venue Kind Year URL
New! The COVID-19 Infodemic: Can the Crowd Judge Recent Misinformation Objectively? Kevin Roitero, Michael Soprano, Beatrice Portelli, Damiano Spina, Vincenzo Della Mea, Giuseppe Serra, Stefano Mizzaro and Gianluca Demartini Proceedings of the 29th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM2020). Galway, Ireland (Online). October 19-23, 2020. Conference Rank: GGS A+, Core A
Conference Paper 2020 VISIT
New! Can The Crowd Identify Misinformation Objectively? The Effects of Judgment Scale and Assessor's Background Kevin Roitero, Michael Soprano, Shaoyang Fan, Damiano Spina, Stefano Mizzaro and Gianluca Demartini Proceedings of the 43st International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2020). Xi’an, China (Online). July 25-30, 2020. Conference Rank: GGS A++, Core A*
Conference Paper 2020 VISIT
Bias and Fairness in Effectiveness Evaluation by Means of Network Analysis and Mixture Models Kevin Roitero, Michael Soprano and Stefano Mizzaro 10th Italian Information Retrieval Workshop (IIR 2019). Padova, Italy, September 2019.
Conference Paper 2019 VISIT
HITS Hits Readersourcing: Validating Peer Review Alternatives Using Network Analysis Michael Soprano, Kevin Roitero and Stefano Mizzaro 4th Joint Workshop on Bibliometric-enhanced Information Retrieval and Natural Language Processing for Digital Libraries (BIRNDL 2019) at the 42nd International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval. Paris, France, July 2019. ACM.
Conference Paper 2019 VISIT
Crowdsourcing Peer Review: As We May Do Michael Soprano and Stefano Mizzaro In Paolo Manghi, Leonardo Candela, and Gianmaria Silvello, editors, Digital Libraries: Supporting Open Science, pages 259–273, Cham, 2019. Springer International Publishing.
Conference Paper 2019 VISIT
Crowdsourcing Peer Review in the Digital Humanities? Michael Soprano and Stefano Mizzaro Book of Abstracts, 8th AIUCD Conference 2019 – Pedagogy, Teaching, and Research in the Age of Digital Humanities, page 251. Udine, Italy, 2019.
Conference Paper 2019 VISIT
Reproduce and Improve: An Evolutionary Approach to Select a Few Good Topics for Information Retrieval Evaluation Kevin Roitero, Michael Soprano, Andrea Brunello and Stefano Mizzaro ACM Journal of Data and Information Quality - Special Issue on Reproducibility in IR: Evaluation Campaigns, Collections and Analyses (JDIQ), 10(3):12:1–12:21, September 2018. Journal Rank: Scimago Q2 (2018) Journal Paper 2018 VISIT
Effectiveness Evaluation with a Subset of Topics: A Practical Approach Kevin Roitero, Michael Soprano and Stefano Mizzaro Proceedings of the 41st International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2018). Ann Arbor Michigan, U.S.A, July 8-12, 2018. Conference Rank: GGS A++, Core A*
Conference Paper 2018 VISIT

Talks

  • Conference Talk - The COVID-19 Infodemic: Can the Crowd Judge Recent Misinformation Objectively? 29th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2020). October 19-23, 2020. Galway, Ireland. Online. Held remotely due to COVID-19 (pre-recorded contribution).
    • ACM Page (supplemental material section)
  • Conference Talk - Can The Crowd Identify Misinformation Objectively? The Effects of Judgment Scale and Assessor’s Background. 43rd International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, July 25-30, 2020. Xi'an, China. Online. Held remotely due to COVID-19 (pre-recorded contribution).
    1. YouTube
    2. ACM Page (supplemental material section)
  • Workshop Talk - Bias and Fairness in Effectiveness Evaluation by Means of Network Analysis and Mixture Model. Italian Information Retrieval Workshop, September 16-18, 2019. Padova, Italy.

Review Activity

  • Sub-reviewer at the 29th ACM International Conference On Information And Knowledge Management (CIKM 2020), Galway, Ireland (Online). Papers Reviewed: 2.
  • Sub-reviewer at the 23st ACM Conference on Hypertext and Social Media (HT 2020), Online. Papers Reviewed: 1.
  • Sub-reviewer at the 15th Italian Research Conference On Digital Libraries (IRCDL 2019), Jan 31 – Feb 1, 2019, Pisa. Papers Reviewed: 1.

Teaching

  • Social Computing course. Bachelor's Degree in Internet of Things, Big Data & Web at the University of Udine. Academic Year 2020/2021. Lectures: 6. Hours: 12.
    • Keywords: Python, Jupyter Project, Twitter API, Tweepy, Postman, Graph, NetworkX, PyViz, Amazon Mechanical Turk, Angular, Crowdsourcing, Data Analysis

Mentoring

  • Co-supervision of an advanced lab. project of a student of the Master Degree in Computer Science at the University of Udine. His task concerned the development of new functionalities for a software used to generate new crowdsourcing tasks using a set of configuration files.
  • Co-supervision of an advanced lab. project of a student of the Master Degree in Computer Science at the University of Udine. His task concerned the integration of a set of experiments concerning the proposal of a new metric to measure the effectiveness of Information Retrieval systems.
  • Co-supervision of an advanced lab. project of a student of the Master Degree in Computer Science at the University of Udine. His task concerned the construction of a software which allows to stochastically generate relevance profiles.
    1. RelevanceList
    2. RelevanceListGenerics

Honors and Grants

  • Student Grant to attend the 29th ACM International Conference On Information And Knowledge Management (CIKM 2020), Galway, Ireland. Online (Held remotely due to COVID-19). Provided by CIKM. Free conference subscription.
  • Volunteer at the 43rd International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2020), Xi'an, China. Online (Held remotely due to COVID-19). Free conference subscription.

Side Projects

Dec. 2016 - Feb. 2020

ClickDay Training

Full Stack Web Developer

Design, development and maintenance of ClickDay Training, a platform that allows the users to train for a particular task which is related to the events that are shown on the platform itself. It has been made with Yii2, that is a MVC framework written in PHP, and an external responsive template based on Bootstrap, modified and integrated into the structure of Yii2 by myself.

Nov. 2015 - Feb. 2016

Troublezine

Full Stack Web Developer

Design and development of the new version of Troublezine, blog with various genders of articles dedicated to music. It has been made with Yii2, that is a MVC framework written in PHP, and an external responsive template based on Bootstrap, modified and integrated into the structure of Yii2 by myself.

Lug. 2015

Val Resia Vertical

Full Stack Web Developer

Design and development of Val Resia Vertical, a website dedicated to a running event in Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy. It has been made with Yii2, that is a MVC framework written in PHP, and an external responsive template based on Bootstrap, modified and integrated into the structure of Yii2 by myself.

Contact Me

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  • Company University of Udine
  • Address Department of Mathematics, Computer Science and Physics, Via delle Scienze 206, Udine (UD), Italy
  • Office Rizzi Building, 2° Floor, South Node, Lab SMDC (LC2-04-DE)
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