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Filippo Geraci Ph.D


Istituto di Informatica e Telematica
Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche
Via Moruzzi 1 - 56124 Pisa (Italy)
tel: +39 050 3152413
fax: +39 050 3152333


Filippo Geraci is researcher at the Institute for Informatics and Telematics at the Italian National Research Council located in Pisa since September 2009.
From the 2010 to 2013 he held the chair of  Information systems for business management  at the Information Engineering Department at the Siena University.
In April 2008 he has completed the Ph.D in "Information Engineering" at the Siena University defending a thesis titled: "Fast Clustering for Web Information Retrieval" supervised by Prof Marco Maggini and Dr. Marco Pellegrini
In December 2003 he got the Master degree in "Tecnologie Informatiche" at the Pisa University.


Since 2010 he cooperates on behalf of the IIT-CNR with the Department for Technological Innovation (DIT) and he contributed to a study published in the "Rapporto egov Italia 2010".
His research activity covers the fields of Information Retrieval and Bio-Informatics. In particular in the field of Information Retrieval he gave his contribution to the document clustering, automatic static and dynamic summaries of videos, techniques for similarity searching and the analysis of the Web graph to search, classify and label users communities. In bio-informatics he contributed to the development of algorithms for: clustering of Microarrays, retrieval of repeated structures in the DNA and the parental haplotype reconstruction.

Participation to the organization of events

In 2012 he was in the organizing committee of the final workshop of the BINET project, in 2011 he was in the organizing committee of the annual meeting of the Bioinformatics Italian Society
He was among the editors of the "Proceedings of the 8th Annual Meeting of the Bioinformatics Italian Society", BITS 2011, Pisa, Italy. June 2011.
In 2006 he was in the technical staff of the workshop: "Algorithmic and Numerical Aspects in Web Search"
In 2004 he was in the technical staff of the "2nd combstu workshop".

Participation to projects

Since November 2012 he is principal investigator of the project "Sviluppo di algoritmi per l'estrazione di concetti essenziali e relazioni dal testo per il Question Answering" in cooperation with the University of Siena and QuestIT s.r.l.
Since June 2012 he is responsible for the Computational Mathematic group of the project "Misurare, valutare e migliorare la PA su internet" founded by the "Dipartimento per la digitalizzazione della pubblica amministrazione e l'innovazione tecnologica della Presidenza del Consiglio dei Ministri".
Since 2010 he is the technical leader on behalf of the IIT-CNR at the BINET Project (A new Business Intelligence Platform based on Social Networks) founded by Tuscany Region.
He has also participated to the Network of Excellence Virtual Physiological Human (VPH NoE) founded by the European Community.