Main Research Interests Natural Language Processing Statistical methods for Natural Language Processing Word Sense Disambiguation Distributional Semantic Models Sentiment Analysis Intelligent Information Access Natural Language Processing for Information Retrieval Information Filtering Recommender Systems Machine Learning Techniques for Recommender Systems (top) Short CV MAY 2009 - Receive the Ph.D. in Computer Science form University of Bari. Ph.D. thesis title: "Word Sense Disambiguation and Intelligent Information Access" From MAY 2008 to JULY 2008 - Summer Internship at the University of Basque Country (IXA research group). Research topic: combination of unsupervised Word Sense Disambiguation algorithms. NOVEMBER 2005 - Start the Ph.D. in Computer Science at University of Bari. My supervisor is Prof. Giovanni Semeraro. JULY 2005 - Receive the degree in Computer Science from University of Bari. Thesis title: "JIGSAW: a Word Sense Disambiguation algorithm." Summer schools: WebBar 2007: 3rd BiCi International PhD School on Advanced Retrieval and Web Mining. Varenna (Como), Italy. 27-31 August, 2007. ESSLLI 2006: 18th European Summer School in. Logic, Language and Information. University of Malaga. 31 July - 11 August, 2006.