Tiziana Catarci

Vice-Rector for ICT and Infrastructures at the University of Roma “La Sapienza”

Tiziana Catarci got her Ph.D. in Computer Engineering in 1992 from the University of Roma “La Sapienza”, Italy, where she is now a full professor and Vice-Rector for ICT and Infrastructures. Her main research interests are in theoretical and application oriented aspects of visual formalisms for databases, information visualization, database design, cooperative information systems, user interfaces, usability, digital libraries, data quality and Web access. On these topics she has published over 150 papers in leading journals and conferences and 20 books. Her contribution can be regarded as one of the first and most significant examples of deep analysis and formalization of the interaction between the user and the database, which takes in consideration both usability issues and language related aspects. With respect to applications, she has led or participated in various projects on visual query systems, usability studies and developed methodologies for database design. Particularly relevant are some European projects, including KIM, VENUS, FADIVA, LAURIN, SEWASIE,DELOS, Interop, WORKPAD, SM4All, SmartVortex, aiming at investigating different aspects of interface design and human-computer interaction.

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