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Laura Ricci
Associate Professor
 

Department of Computer Science,

University of Pisa

Largo Bruno Pontecorvo, 3,
I-56127, Pisa, Italy
email: laura.ricci(AT)unipi.it
skype: lauraemiliaricci 
phone: +39 050 22127.68, 
fax: +39 050 22127.26

Question time: 
Thursday, 15.00-18.00 PM


Highlights

Member of the group of experts of the Italian Ministry of the Economic Development (MISE) for the definition of the national strategy for distributed ledgers and blockchains. The draft of the strategy is published here 
University of Pisa Coordinator of the H2020 European Project "HELIOS: A Context-aware Distributed Social Networking Framework"

Member of the Editorial Board of the new Elsevier Journal "Blockchain: Research and Applications"

Invited Talk "The National Strategy on blockchain aand DLT" 4th Distributed Ledger Technology Workshop (DLT 2020), 25 September 2020, online.

Conferences TPC memberships and Journal Special Issues Guest Editor

Recently Accepted papers
  • Leveraging the Users Graph and Trustful Transactions for the Analyis of Bitcoin Price, Jon Crowcroft, Damiano Di Francesco Maesa, Alessandro Magrini, Andrea Marino, Laura Ricci, accepted for pubblication, July 2020,  IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering 
  • A Rewarding Model for the next generation Social Media, Barbara Guidi, Vanessa Clemente, Tomas Garcia, Laura Ricci, EAI GOODTECHS 2020 - 6-th Int. Conf. on Smart Objects and Technologies for Social Goods, September 14-16, 2020, online
  • The Contextual Ego Network P2P Overlay for the Next Generation Social Networks, Barbara Guidi, Kristina G. Kapanova, Kevin Koidl, Andrea Michienzi, Laura Ricci, Mobile Networks and Applications,  Springer, 2020
  • Context-Aware and Dynamic Role-Based Access Control Using Blockchain, Fabrizio Baiardi, Barbara Guidi, Laura Ricci, Mohsin Ur Rahman, accepted for pubblication,  34th International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA 2020) , Caserta, Italy, 15-17 April 2020.
  • A Blockchain Tokenizer for Industrial IOT Trustless Applications, Daniele Mazzei, Giacomo Baldi, Gualtiero Fantoni, Gabriele Montelisciani, Antonio Pitasi, Laura Ricci, Future Generation Computing Systems, December 2019.
  •  An Analysis of the internal organization of Facebook groups, Andrea De Salve, Barbara Guidi, Paolo Mori, Laura Ricci, IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems, October 2019.
  • Decentralized Cloud Scheduling via Smart Contracts. Operational Constraints and costs, Barbara Guidi, Dana Petcu, Laura Ricci, Adrian Spataru, IEEE BCCA, International  Symposium on Blockchain Computing and Applications, October 2019, Granada.
  • Protecting Personal Data using Smart Contracts, Fabrizio Baiardi, Barbara Guidi, Laura Ricci, Mohsin Ur Rahman, IDCS 2019, 12th International Conference on Internet and Distributed Systems,  October 2019,  Naples.
  • Exploiting Blockchain Technology for Attribute Management in Access Control Systems, Damiano Di Francesco Maesa, Alessio Lunardelli, Paolo Mori, GECON 2019,  16th International Conference on Economics of Grids, Clouds, Systems and Services,  Leeds, September 2019
  • A smart contract based recommender system,  Paolo Mori, Andrea Lisi, Andrea De Salve, Laura Ricci,  GECON 2019,  16th International Conference on Economics of Grids, Clouds, Systems and Services,  Leeds, September 2019.

Selected  papers
  • Leveraging the Users Graph and Trustful Transactions for the Analyis of Bitcoin Price, Jon Crowcroft, Damiano Di Francesco Maesa,  Alessandro Magrini,  Andrea Marino, Laura Ricci, accepted for pubblication, IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering
  • An analysis of the internal organization of Facebook groups, Andrea De Salve, Barbara Guidi, Paolo Mori, Laura Ricci, IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems
  • A blockchain based approach for the definition of auditable access control systems, Damiano Di Francesco Maesa, Paolo Mori, Laura Ricci, accepted for pubblication,  Computers and Security, Elsevier
  • A Logical Key Hierarchy based approach to preserve content privacy in Decentralized Online Social Networks , A. De Salve, R. Di Pietro, P. Mori, L, Ricci accepted for pubblication in  IEEE Transaction on Dependable and Secure Computing,
  • Service Provisioning in Mobile Environments through Opportunistic Computing, M. Conti, D. Mascitti, A. Passarella, L. Ricci,  IEEE Transaction on Mobile Computing 
  • The impact of user's availability on On-line Ego Networks: a Facebook analysis, with Andrea De Salve, Marco Dondio, Barbara Guidi, accepted for pubblication in Computer Communications,  Elsevier
  • NG-Dbscan: Scalable Density-Based Clustering for Arbitrary Data, with M.Dell'Amico, A.Lulli, P.Michiardi, Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment
  • Connected Components in Large Graphs by Vertex Pruning with Emanuele Carlini, Patrizio Dazzi, Alessandro Lulli, Claudio Lucchese, Transaction on Parallel and Distributed Systems.
Teaching
PhD Students
Current Students 
Former Students
Thesis Proposals

  • Blockchain technology
    • Bitcoin transactions graph analysis, 
    • Blockchain based systems
    • P2P network monitoring
    • New crypto techniques for blockchains
  • Social Networks
    • Social Data Analysis
    • Blockchain based social networks
For further information, send an e-mail to a ricci(AT)di.unipi.it, or contact me during question time (on thursday 15.00-18.00 PM).
Projects