Laura Ricci
Assistant Professor

Associate Professor Habilitation in Computer Science, 
ASN 2016-2018.
Member of the: 
-Research Evaluation Commettee, Area 01, University of Pisa
-Steering Commette of the Department of Computer Science

Department of Computer Science
University of Pisa

Largo Bruno Pontecorvo, 3, I-56127, Pisa, Italy
email: ricci(AT)
skype: lauraemiliaricci 
phone: +39 050 22127.68, 
fax: +39 050 22127.26
question time: 
thursday  15.00 PM -18.00 PM

Conferences and Special Issues:

Recently Accepted papers

  • Data driven analysis of Boitcoin properties: exploiting the urers graph, D. Di Francesco Maesa, A. Marino, L. Ricci, accepted for pubblication in International Journal of Data Science and Analytics.
  • A Logical Key Hierarchy based approach to preserve content privacy in Decentralized Online Socil Networks , A. De Salve, R. Di Pietro, P. Mori, L, Ricci accepted for pubblication in  IEEE Transaction on Dependable and Secure Computing. 2017
  • "Scalable and flexible clustering solutions for mobile phone based population indicators", A. Lulli, L. Gabrielli, M. Dell'Amico, P. Dazzi, P. Michiardi, M. Nanni,  L. Ricci, accepted for pubblication in International Journal of Data Science and Analytics, 2017

  • NG-Dbscan: Scalable Density-Based Clustering for Arbitrary Data, with M.Dell'Amico, A.Lulli, P.Michiardi, accepted for pubblication in VLDB 2017PVLDB, Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment, Volume  10, Munich, August 2017.
  • Our paper Fast Connected Components in Large Graphs by Vertex Pruning with Emanuele Carlini, Patrizio Dazzi, Alessandro Lulli, Claudio Lucchese, has been accepted for pubblication in Transaction on Parallel and Distributed Systems (Rating ANVUR A)
  • Model driven generation of mobility traces for Distributed Virtual Environments with TRACE, E.Carlini, A. Lulli, L.Ricci, accepted for pubblication in Concurrency and Computations: Practice and Experience.
  • A data aggregation strategy for the Internet of Things, A. De Salve, B. Guidi,  SYNASC 2017, 19-th Int. Symposium on Symbolic and Numerical Algorithms for Scientific Computing, Timisoara, September 2017
  • Evaluating the impact of friend in predicting user's availability in Online Social Networks, A. De Salve, P. Mori, L. Ricci, First International Workshop on Personal Analytics and Privacy, PAP 2017, in conjunction with  ECML PKDD 2017

  • 2016-17: Peer to Peer Systems [6 CFU, second semester], Master Degree in Computer Science, Computer Science and Networking, Business Informatics, University of Pisa.
PhD Students
Current Students 
Former Students
  • Barbara Guidi - post doc at the Department of Computer Science, Pisa, 
  • Emanuele Carlini - researcher, tenure track, HPC-Lab, ISTI, CNR, Pisa.
  • Luca Genovali - enterprise manager 
  • Alessandro Lulli - post doc at SmartLab, DIBRIS Department, University of Genova
  • Davide Mascitti - Biobeats, start-up University of Pisa.
Available Thesis
Some proposals for Master/Bachelor Thesis:
  • Blockchain technology: Bitcoin transactions analysis, application of blockchain in non conventional areas
  • Social Networks: privacy and availability in Distributed Online Social Networks, Social Data Analysis
  • Big Data Analysis: Distributed Algorithms for Big Data on Apache SPARK
For further information, send an e-mail to a ricci(AT), or contact me during question time (on thursday 15.00-18.00 PM).