10 maggio 2018

Artificial Intelligence Empowering The Digital Transformation

Ernesto Damiani and Antonio Manzalini published an article titled “Artificial Intelligence Empowering The Digital Transformation” on  the Notiziario Tecnico TIM, the official review of TelecomItalia.


In the article, they explore the role of Artificial Intelligence in the evolution of Telecommunications infrastructures towards Future Networks and 5G.


You can find the full article on the journal website.

maggio 2018

TOREADOR methodology at the base of a new RDPETRO project

Our project “A Decision Support System for Deploying AI Models in the Oil and Gas Industry” (Pi: Ernesto Damiani, co-pi: Gabriele Gianini) was selected by the international RDPETRO jury.

The TOREADOR methodology provides good foundations for attacking crucial vertical domains!

12 febbraio 2018

Libro Bianco Cybersecurity

In the context of the Italian Conference on Cybersecurity (ITASEC18), Paolo Prinetto (CINI Director) presented the “Libro Bianco sulla Cybersecurity” (Cybersecurity White Book). The book describes the point of view of the Italian scientific community about the importance of coordinated cybersecurity global policies, and depicts a set of actions to be enforced in the Public sector to keep the cyber security threat  level under an acceptable threshold.

Ernesto Damiani participated in the writing of the Book, authoring the chapter on Industry 4.0.

febbraio 2018

Dissemination Workshop @ Circolo Nautico Castellamare di Stabia

TOREADOR will organize at the Circolo Nautico Stabia (Castellamare di Stabia) a Workshop for the dissemination of project results with Companies, Public Bodies, and Educational Institutes of the Campania Region. Ernesto Damiani and Beniamino Di Martino will represent CINI.

The aim of the workshop will be to define the strategies for the improvement of Big Data technologies and competences in the area.

More information can be found in the flyer.


13 dicembre 2017


Execution of the TOREADOR methodology on SAP pilot, from declarative requirements specification to semi-automatic deployment on a target Big Data platform.


novembre 2017

DaTalks on Big Data and Data Analytics


Ernesto Damiani gave a speech at the DaTalks on Big Data and Data Analytics in Beirut at the Campus of Sciences and Technologies.

The talk was focused on the foundations of BDA, in terms of emerging innovation in algorithms as well as in terms of data and computational models. Then it discussed some recurrent models and patterns used in practical Big Data computations, from Data preparation and anonymity to analytics to display, and presents their application to business domains like energy, fintech and advanced manufacturing, highlighting the TOREADOR approach to BDA.

24 ottobre 2017

TOREADOR at the International Market Advisory Committee – European Commission

Ernesto Damiani has been invited by the European Commission to present TOREADOR at the International Market Advisory Committee (IMAC) as DG CONNECT Pilot Project. DG CONNECT is The European Commission Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content & Technology.

The meeting focused on some of the emerging data potential and challenges, and it will form part of the Commission’s further reflexion as announced in the Digital Single Market Mid-Term review. It aims to give policy makers the opportunity to exchange ideas on how to grow the data economy in their Member States.

05 ottobre 2017

First International School on Industry Digital Evolution

TOREADOR supports the first International School on Industry Digital Evolution.  The School aims to become  a meeting point between the industry and academia to understand what are the benefits and the actions to be taken for leading a transformation of practices, processes, technologies and competencies.

The latest achievements of the project have been presented by Paolo Ceravolo, and Ernesto Damiani presents the TOREADOR approach in a talk titled “Big Data and Industrial Internet: key notions and open issues”.


04 settembre 2017


Ernesto Damiani has been invited to give a talk at the Statistical Challenges in Big Data & Complex Systems meeting, satellite event of the annual conference of the The CLAssification and Data Analysis Group (CLADAG) of the Italian Statistical Society (SIS).

In this talk Ernesto described the TOREADOR approach to Model-based Big Data Analytics and how it can be deployed as service for European enterprises.