Federico Pecora

Journals and book chapters
- Scopelliti, M., Giuliani, M.V., Tiberio, L., Cortellessa, G., Pecora, F., and Cesta, A.Supporti Cognitivi Domestici per gli Anziani: Rappresentazioni, Valutazione, Accettabilita' (in Italian).In In-Cognito, Cahiers Romans de Sciences Cognitives, 4(1-2), pp. 179-197, 2012
- Cesta, A., Cortellessa, G., Rasconi, R., Pecora, F., Scopelliti, M., Tiberio, L.Monitoring Elderly People with the RoboCare Domestic Environment: Interaction Synthesis and User Evaluation.In Computational Intelligence, 27 (1) 60-82, 2011
- Fratini, S., Pecora, F., and Cesta, A.Unifying Planning and Scheduling as Timelines in a Component-Based Perspective.In Archives of Control Sciences, 18(2):231-271, 2008
- Cesta, A., Iocchi, L., Leone, G. R., Nardi, D., Pecora, F., and Rasconi, R.Robotic, Sensory and Problem-Solving Ingredients for the Future Home.In , 2008
- Cesta, A., Cortellessa, G., Giuliani, M.V., Pecora, F., Scopelliti, M., and Tiberio, L..In In W.C. Mann (Ed.) Aging, Disability and Independence: Selected Papers from ICADI-08, pp.85-104. IOS Press, Amsterdam, 2008
- Pecora, F. and Cesta, A.DCOP for Smart Homes: a Case Study.In Computational Intelligence, 23(4):395-419, 2007
- Cesta, A., Cortellessa, G., Giuliani, M.V., Pecora, F., Scopelliti, M., and Tiberio, L.Psychological implications of domestic assistive technology for the elderly.In PsychNology Journal, 5(3):229-252, 2007
- Cesta, A., Pecora, F.Robocare, un progetto pilota su tecnologie intelligenti per aiutare anziani in casa (in Italian).In Media 2000 n.236, XXIV(4):79-82, 2006
- F. Pecora, R. Rasconi, G. Cortellessa, and A. Cesta.User-Oriented Problem Abstractions in Scheduling: Customization and Reuse in Scheduling Software Architectures.In Innovations in Systems and Software Engineering, 2(1):1-16, 2006
- A. Cesta and F. Pecora.Integrating Intelligent Systems for Elder Care in RoboCare.In W. C. Mann and A.Helal (Eds): Promoting Independence for Older Persons with Disabilities, IOS Press, pp. 65-73, 2006
- Cesta, C., Cortellessa, G., Pecora, F. and Rasconi, R.Exploiting Scheduling Techniques to Monitor the Execution of Domestic Activities.In Intelligenza Artificiale (Italian Journal on Artificial Intelligence), 2(4):74-81, 2005
- Bahadori, S., Cesta, A., Iocchi, L., Leone, R., Nardi, D., Pecora, F., Rasconi, R. and Scozzafava, L.Towards Ambient Intelligence for the Domestic Care of the Elderly.In , 2005
- S. Bahadori, A. Cesta, G. Grisetti, L. Iocchi, R. Leone, D. Nardi, A. Oddi, F. Pecora, and R. Rasconi.RoboCare: Pervasive Intelligence for the Domestic Care of the Elderly.In Intelligenza Artificiale (Italian Journal on Artificial Intelligence), I(1):16-21, 2004
Conference papers
- Cesta, A., Fratini, S., and Pecora, F.Planning with Multiple-Components in OMPS.In N.T. Nguyen et al. (Eds.): IEA/AIE 2008, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI) N.5027, pp. 435-445, 2008
- Donati, A., Policella, N., Cesta, A., Fratini, S., Oddi, A. Cortellessa, G., Pecora, F., Schulster, J., Rabenau, E., Niezette, M., Steel, R.Science Operations Pre-Planning & Optimization using AI constraint-resolution - the APSI Case Study 1.In SpaceOps-08. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Space Operations, Heidelberg, Germany, May 12-16, 2008
- Cesta, A., Cortellessa, G., Giuliani, M., Pecora, F., Rasconi, R., Scopelliti, M., and Tiberio, T.Proactive Assistive Technology: An Empirical Study.In M. C. Calani Baranauskas, P. A. Palanque, J. Abascal, S. Diniz Junqueira Barbosa (Eds.): Human-Computer Interaction - INTERACT 2007. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) N.4662, pp. 255-268, Springer, 2007
- Cesta, A., Cortellessa, G., Pecora, F, and Rasconi, R.Synthesizing Proactive Assistance with Heterogeneous Agents.In R. Basili and M.T. Pazienza (Eds.): AI*IA 2007, LNAI 4733, pp. 495-506, 2007
- A. Cesta, G. Cortellessa, F. Pecora, R. Rasconi.Mediating the Knowledge of End-Users and Technologists: a Problem in the Development of Scheduling Technology.In Proceedings of The IASTED International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Applications (AIA 2005), Innsbruck (Austria), 14 16 February, 2005
- F. Pecora, R. Rasconi, and A. Cesta.Assessing the Bias of Classical Planning Strategies on Makespan-Optimizing Scheduling.In Proceedings of the 16th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI-04), Valencia, Spain, August, 2004
- A. Cesta, S. Bahadori, G. Cortellessa, G. Grisetti, M.V. Giuliani, L. Iocchi, R. Leone, D. Nardi, A. Oddi, F. Pecora, R. Rasconi, A. Saggese, and M. Scopelliti.The RoboCare Project: Cognitive Systems for the Care of the Elderly.In Proceedings of the International Conference on Aging, Disability and Independence (ICADI), Washington, D.C., December 4-6, 2003
- F. Pecora and A. Cesta.The Role of Different Solvers in Planning and Scheduling Integration.In A. Cappelli & F. Turini (Eds): AI*IA-03, Lecture Notes on Artificial Intelligence (LNAI) N. 2829, pp. 362-373, 2003
Workshop papers
- Cortellessa, G., Scopelliti, M., Tiberio, L., Koch Svedberg, G., Loutfi, A. and Pecora, F.A Cross-Cultural Evaluation of Domestic Assistive Robots.In Proceedings of AAAI Fall Symposium on AI in Eldercare: New Solutions to Old Problems, November 7-9, Arlington, VA, USA, 2008
- Cortellessa, G., Loutfi, A., and Pecora, F.An on-going evaluation of domestic robots.In Proc. of "Robotic Helpers: User Interaction, Interfaces and Companions in Assistive and Therapy Robotics", a Workshop at ACM/IEEE HRI 2008, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, (Technical Report 470 University of Hertfordshire, UK. pp. 87-91), March, 2008
- Cesta, A., Fratini, S., Oddi, A. and Pecora, F.APSI Case#1: Pre-planning Science Operations in Mars Express.In i-SAIRAS-08, Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium in Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Automation in Space, JPL, CA, February, 2008
- Cesta, A., Fratini, S., and Pecora, F.A Multi-Component Framework for Planning and Scheduling Integration.In PlanSIG-07. Proceedings of the 26th Workshop of the UK Planning and Scheduling Special Interest Group, Prague, Czech Republic, December, 2007
- Benedetti, M., Pecora, F., and Policella, N..Anatomy of a Scheduling Competition.In SSC-07, ICAPS Workshop on Scheduling a Scheduling Competition, Providence, RI, USA, September, 2007
- Cesta, A., Cortellessa, G., Giuliani, M.V., Pecora, F., Scopelliti, M., and Tiberio, L.Caring About the User's View: The Joys and Sorrows of Experiments with People.In ICAPS Workshop on Moving Planning and Scheduling Systems into the Real World, Providence, RI, USA, September, 2007
- Cesta, A., Cortellessa, G., Pecora, F., and Rasconi, R.Coordinating Heterogeneous Agents to Synthesize Proactive Monitoring.In ICAPS Workshop on Planning and Plan Execution for Real-World Systems, Providence, RI, USA, September, 2007
- Cesta, A., Cortellessa, G., Giuliani, M., Pecora, F., Scopelliti, M., and Tiberio, T.Evaluating Proactive Support in RoboCare: The User's View.In Selected paper at CHItaly 07 (5th Italian Symposium on Computer Human Interaction, Meeting of the Italian Chapter of ACM SigCHI), Padova, June, 28-30, 2007
- Cesta, A., Cortellessa, G., Pecora, F., and Rasconi, R.Supporting Interaction in the RoboCare Intelligent Assistive Environment.In Proceedings of AAAI Spring Symposium on Interaction Challenges for Intelligent Assistants (Awarded as Best Application Paper), 2007
- Cesta, A., Pecora, F., Rasconi, R., Iocchi, L., Leone, R., and Nardi, D..Lucia: a Cognitive Robot in an Intelligent Environment.In Workshop on Socially Assistive Robotics at Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS) (Poster paper), Philadelphia, PA, USA, 2006
- F. Pecora, P.J. Modi, and P. Scerri.Reasoning About and Dynamically Posting n-ary Constraints in ADOPT.In Proceedings of 7th Int. Workshop on Distributed Constraint Reasoning, at AAMAS, 2006
- A. Cesta and F. Pecora.The RoboCare Project: Intelligent Systems for Elder Care.In Proceedings of the AAAI Fall Symposium on "Caring Machines: AI in Elder Care", Washington, DC (USA), 2005
- F. Pecora, A. Cesta.Evaluating Plans through Restrictiveness and Resource Strength.In Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on Integrating Planning into Scheduling (WIPIS) at AAAI-05, Pittsburgh, USA, 2005
- F. Pecora, A. Cesta.Restrictiveness vs Resource Efficiency in Loosely-Coupled Planning and Scheduling Integrations.In Workshop on Experimental Analysis and Benchmarks for AI Algorithms (AI*IA-RCRA Working group on Knowledge Representation and Automated Reasoning of the Italian Association of Artificial Intelligence), Ferrara, Italy, 2005
- A. Cesta, G. Cortellessa, F. Pecora, R. Rasconi.Intelligent Supervision for Ambient Intelligence: Customizing Scheduling Technology.In Proceedings of the IEE Workshop on Intelligent Environments, University of Essex, Colchester, UK, 2005
- A. Cesta, G. Cortellessa, F. Pecora, R. Rasconi.Monitoring Domestic Activities with Scheduling Techniques.In Proceedings of the 2nd RoboCare Workshop, Rome, Italy, 2005
- A. Cesta, G. Cortellessa, F. Pecora, R. Rasconi and R. Rosato.T-Rex: a Tool for schedule Representation and EXecution.In Proceedings of the Second RoboCare Workshop, Rome, Italy, 2005
- A. Cesta, A. Farinelli, L. Iocchi, R. Leone, D. Nardi, F.Pecora, and R. Rasconi..In , 2005
- A. Cesta, G. Cortellessa, F. Pecora, R. Rasconi.User-Oriented Problem Specification for Scheduling Domains.In Proceedings of the 3rd Italian Workshop on Planning and Scheduling, AI*IA Symposium, Perugia, Italy, September, 2004
- A. Cesta, F. Pecora, and R. Rasconi.Biasing the Structure of Scheduling Problems Through Classical Planners.In , 2004
- A. Cesta, F. Pecora, and R. Rasconi.A Component-Based Framework for Loosely-Coupled Planning and Scheduling Integrations.In Proceedings of the First RoboCare Workshop, Rome, Italy, October, pp. 33-38, 2003
- S. Bahadori, A. Cesta, G. Grisetti, L. Iocchi, R. Leone, D. Nardi, A. Oddi, F. Pecora, and R. Rasconi.RoboCare: an Integrated Robotic System for the Domestic Care of the Elderly.In Proceedings of the AI*IA Workshop on Ambient Intelligence, Pisa, September 23, 2003
- F. Pecora and A. Cesta.Planning and Scheduling Ingredients for a Multi-Agent System.In Proceedings of UK PLANSIG 2002, Delft (The Netherlands), November 21-22, (ISSN 1368-5708, pp. 135-148), 2002
Others
- A. Cesta and F. Pecora.Integrated Planning and Scheduling in the RoboCare Project.In PLANET News, N.6, pp.11-14, May, 2003
- A. Cesta and F. Pecora.The RoboCare Project, Multi-Agent Systems for the Care of the Elderly.In ERCIM News, Special Theme: Cognitive Systems, N.53: 33-34, 2003