Maria Silvia Pini

Associate Professor

Department of Information Engineering

University of Padova

Italy


Biography

Academic Employment
Associate Professor of Computer Science, Department of Information Engineering, University of Padova, Italy. June 2015 - present.
Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Department of Information Engineering, University of Padova, Italy. May 2012 - May 2015.
Post Doc in Computer Science, Department of Pure and Applied Mathematics, University of Padova, Italy. January 2007 - April 2012.
Education
P.h.D., Computational Mathematics, University of Padova, Italy. March 2007. Thesis in the Arti cial Intelligence area. Thesis Title: Reasoning with Preferences and Uncertainty. Supervisor: Francesca Rossi.
Laurea Magna cum Laude, Mathematics, University of Padova, Italy. October 2003. Thesis in the Arti cial Intelligence area. Thesis Title: Integration of Constraint Programming and Mathematical Programming for Solving Combinatorial Optimization Problems. Supervisor: Francesca Rossi

Research Interest

Arti cial intelligence; preferences; constraints; multi-agent systems; uncertainty; soft constraints; compact preference models; CP-net; computational social choice; social choice and voting; preference elicitation; preference aggregation; stable matching; recommender systems, reputation systems.

Scientific Activities

Awards for research
August 2006: Best Poster (with F. Rossi, B. Venable, and T. Walsh) at the European Conference of Arti cial Intelligence (ECAI 2006), Riva del Garda.
July 2011: vince un Best Poster Award (with F. Rossi, B. Venable, and T. Walsh) at the 13th Conference on Theoretical Aspects of Rationality and Knowledge (TARK 2011) , Groningen, Olanda.

Publications

PhD thesis
D1 M. S. Pini. Reasoning with Preferences and Uncertainty. University of Padova, Italy, December 2006.
International Journals
R1 M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable, and T. Walsh. Aggregating Partially Ordered Preferences. Journal of Logic and Computation, 19(3):475-502, ISSN: 0955-792X, Oxford University Press, 2009.
R2 S. Bistarelli, M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, and K. B. Venable. From soft constraints to bipolar preferences: modelling framework and solving issues. Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Arti cial Intelligence, 22(2):135-158, ISSN: 0952-813X, Taylor & Francis, 2010.
R3 M. Gelain, M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable, and T.Walsh. Elicitation strategies for soft constraint problems with missing preferences: Properties, algorithms and experimental studies. Arti cial Intelligence, 174(3-4):270-294, ISSN: 0004-3702, Elsevier, 2010.
R4 M. Gelain, M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable, and N. Wilson. Interval-valued soft constraint problems. Annals of Mathematics and Arti cial Intelligence, 58(3-4):261-298, ISSN: 1012-2443, Springer, 2010.
R5 M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, and K. B. Venable. Soft constraint problems with uncontrollable variables. Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Arti cial Intelligence, 22(4):269-310, ISSN: 0952-813X, Taylor & Francis, 2010.
R6 M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable, and T. Walsh. Manipulation complexity and gender neutrality in stable marriage procedures. Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, ISSN: 1387-2532, Springer, 22(1):183-199, 2011.
R7 M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable, and T. Walsh. Incompleteness and incomparability in preference aggregation: Complexity results. Arti cial Intelligence, 175(7-8):1272-1289, ISSN: 0004-3702, Elsevier, 2011.
R8 S. Bistarelli, M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, and K. B. Venable. Uncertainty in bipolar preference problems. Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Arti cial Intelligence, 23(4): 545-575, ISSN: 0952-813X, Taylor & Francis, 2011.
R9 J. Lang, M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, D. Salvagnin, K. B. Venable, and T. Walsh. Winner determination in voting trees with incomplete preferences and weighted votes. Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, 25(1): 130-157, ISSN: 1387-2532, Springer, 2012.
R10 N. Mattei, M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable. Bribery in voting with CP-nets. Annals of Mathematics and Arti cial Intelligence, 68(1-3):135-160, ISSN: 1012-2443, 2013.
R11 M. Gelain, M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable, T. Walsh. Local Search Approaches in Stable Matching Problems. Algorithms 6(4): 591-617, ISSN: 1999-4893, 2013.
R12 M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable, and T. Walsh. Stability, Optimality and Manipulation in Matching Problems with Weighted Preferences. Algorithms 6(4): 782-804, ISSN: 1999-4893, 2013.
International Conference Papers:
C1 M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable, and T. Walsh. Aggregating partially ordered preferences: possibility and impossibility results. In Proceedings of 10th Conference on Theoretical Aspects of Rationality and Knowledge (TARK X), ACM Digital Library, National University of Singapore, ISBN 981-05-3412-4, pp. 193-206, Singapore, June 2005.
C2 M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, and K. B. Venable. Possibility theory for reasoning about uncertain soft constraints. In Proceedings of the 8th European Conference on Symbolic and Quantitative Approaches to Reasoning with Uncertainty (ECSQARU 2005), Springer-Verlag LNAI 3571, ISBN 3-540-27326-3, pp. 800-811, Barcelona, Spain, July 2005.
C3 M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, and K. B. Venable. Uncertainty in soft constraints problems. Doctoral Paper in Proceedings of 11th International Conference of Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming (CP 2005), Springer-Verlag LNCS 3709, ISBN 3-540-29238-1, p. 865, Sitges, Spain, October 2005.
C4 M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, and K. B. Venable. Uncertainty in soft constraints problems. In Proceedings of International Conference on Intelligent Agents, Web Technology and Internet Commerce (IAWTIC 2005), IEEE Computer Society, ISBN 0-7695-2504-0-01, pp. 583-589, Wien, Austria, November 2005.
C5 M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable, and T. Walsh. Strategic voting when aggregating partially ordered preferences. In Proceedings of the 5th International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS 2006), ACM Press, ISBN 1-59593-303-4, pp. 685-687, Hakodate, Japan, May 2006.
C6 S. Bistarelli, M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, and K. B. Venable. Bipolar preference problems. In Proceedings of the 17th European Conference on Arti cial Intelligence (ECAI 2006), IOS Press, vol. 141, ISBN 1-58603-642-4, pp. 705-706, Riva del Garda, Italy, August 2006.
C7 M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable, and T. Walsh. Computing possible and necessary winners from incomplete partially-ordered preferences. In Proceedings of the 17th European Conference on Arti cial Intelligence (ECAI 2006), Best poster Award, IOS Press, vol. 141, ISBN 1-58603-642-4, pp. 767-768, Riva del Garda, Italy, August 2006.
C8 J. Lang, M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable, and T. Walsh. Winner determination in sequential majority voting. In Proceedings of the 20th International Joint Conference on Arti cial Intelligence (IJCAI 2007), AAAI Press, ISBN: 978-1-57735-298-3, pp. 1372-1377, Hyderabad, India, January 2007.
C9 M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable, and T. Walsh. Incompleteness and incomparability in preference aggregation. In Proceedings of the 20th International Joint Conference on Arti cial Intelligence (IJCAI 2007), AAAI Press, ISBN: 978-1-57735-298-3, pp. 1464-1469, Hyderabad, India, January 2007.
C10 S. Bistarelli, M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, and K. B. Venable. Bipolar preference problems: framework, properties and solving techniques. Recent Advances in Constraints. Selected papers from 2006 CSCLP Workshop, Springer LNAI 4651, ISBN: 978-3-540-73816-9, pp. 78-92, Springer Verlag Berlin Heidelbergh, 2007.
C11 M. Gelain, M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, and K. B. Venable. Dealing with incomplete preferences in soft constraint problems. In Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming (CP 2007), Springer LNCS 4741, ISBN: 978-3-540-74969-1, pp. 286-300, Springer Verlag Berlin Heidelbergh, 2007.
C12 S. Bistarelli, M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, and K. B. Venable. Uncertainty in bipolar preference problems. In Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Principles and Practice of Constraint Pro-gramming (CP 2007), Springer LNCS 4741, ISBN: 978-3-540-74969-1, pp. 782-789, Springer Verlag Berlin Heidelbergh, 2007.
C13 M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable, and T. Walsh. Dealing with incomplete agents' preferences and an uncertain agenda in group decision making via sequential majority voting. In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Principles of Knowledge Representation and Reasoning (KR 2008), AAAI Press, ISBN: 978-1-57735-384-3 pp. 571-578, 2008.
C14 M. Gelain, M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable, and T. Walsh. Elicitation strategies for fuzzy constraint problems with missing preferences: algorithms and experimental studies. In Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming (CP 2008), Springer LNCS 5202, ISBN: 978-3-540-85957-4, pp. 402-417, Springer Verlag Berlin Heidelbergh, 2008.
C15 M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable, and R. Dechter. Robust solutions in unstable optimization problems. In Recent Advances in Constraints, Springer LNAI 5655, ISBN: 978-3-642-03250-9, pp. 116-131, Springer Verlag Berlin Heidelbergh, 2009.
C16 M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable, and T. Walsh. Manipulation and gender neutrality in stable marriage procedures. In Proceedings of the 8th International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS 2009), Volume 1, IFAAMAS Press, ISBN: 978-0-9817381-6-1, pp. 665-672, 2009.
C17 U. Endriss, M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, and K. B. Venable. Preference Aggregation over Restricted Ballot Languages: Sincerity and Strategy-Proofness. In Proceeding of the 21th International Joint Con-ference of Arti cial Intelligence (IJCAI 2009), AAAI Press, ISBN 978-1-57735-426-0, pp. 122-127, Pasadena (USA), 2009.
C18 M. Gelain, M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable, and T. Walsh. Male optimality and uniqueness in stable marriage problems with partial orders (Extended Abstract). In Proceedings of the 9th International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS 2010), IFAAMAS Press, ISBN 978-0-9826571-4-0, pp. 1387-1388, Toronto, Canada, 2010.
C19 M. Gelain, M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable, and T. Walsh. Local search algorithms on the stable marriage problem: experimental studies. In Proceedings of the 19th European Conference of Arti cial Intelligence (ECAI 2010), IOS Press, ISBN 978-1-60750-606-5, pp. 1085-1086, Lisbon, Portugal, 2010.
C20 M. Gelain, M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable, and T. Walsh. Local search for stable marriage problems with ties and incomplete lists. In Proceedings of the 11th Paci c Rim International Conference on Arti cial Intelligence (PRICAI 2010), regular paper, Springer LNCS 6230, ISBN 978-3-642-15245-0, pp. 64-75, Daegu, Korea, 2010.
C21 M. Gelain, M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable, and T. Walsh. Male optimal and unique stable marriages with partially ordered preferences. In Collaborative Agents - REsearch and development - International Workshops, CARE@AI09 2009 / CARE@IAT10 2010, Melbourne Australia, December 1, 2009 and Toronto Canada, August 31, 2010, Revised Selected Papers (CARE 2009/2010), Revised Selected Papers, Springer LNAI 6066, ISBN 978-3-642-22427-0, pp. 44-55, 2011.
C22 M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable, and T. Walsh. Stability in matching problems with weighted preferences. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Agents and Arti cial Intelligen-ce (ICAART 2011), regular paper, ISBN 978-989-8425-40-9, pp. 45-53, SciTePress, Rome, Italy, January 2011.
C23 M. Gelain, M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable, and T. Walsh. A local search approach to solve incomplete fuzzy CSPs. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Agents and Arti cial Intelligence (ICAART 2011), poster paper, ISBN 978-989-8425-40-9, pp. 582-585, SciTePress, Rome, Italy, January 2011.
C24 M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable, and T. Walsh. Possible and necessary winners in voting trees: majority graphs vs. pro les. In Proceedings of the 10th International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS 2011), full paper, IFAAMAS Press, ISBN 978-0-9826571-5-7, pp. 311-318, Taipei, Taiwan, 2011.
C25 M. Gelain, M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable, and T. Walsh. Procedural fairness in stable marriage problems. Proceedings of the 10th International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS 2011), extended abstract, IFAAMAS Press, ISBN 978-0-9826571-5-7, pp. 1209-1210, Taipei, Taiwan, 2011.
C26 M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable, and T. Walsh. Stability and optimality in matching problems with weighted preferences. In Agents and Arti cial Intelligence 2011, Revised Selected Papers, Communications in Computer and Information Science, CCIS 271, Springer, ISBN 978-3-642-29966-7, pp. 319-333, 2013.
C27 G. Dalla Pozza, M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, and K. B. Venable. Multi-agent soft constraint aggregation via sequential voting. In Proceedings of the 22th International Joint Conference of Arti cial Intelligence (IJCAI 2011), full paper, ISBN 978-1-57735-516-8, pp. 172-177, Barcelona, Spain, 2011.
C28 M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable, and Toby Walsh. Weights in stable marriage problems increase manipulation opportunities. In Proceedings of the 13th Conference on Theoretical Aspec- ts of Rationality and Knowledge (TARK 2011), Best poster Award, ACM digital library, doi:10.1145/2000378.2000402, pp. 200-204, Groningen, The Netherlands, 2011.
C29 N. Maudet, M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, and K. B. Venable. In uence and aggregation of preferences over combinatorial domains. In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS 2012), ISBN 978-0-9817381-2-3, pp. 1313-1314, Valencia, Spain, 2012.
C30 N. Mattei, M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable. Bribery in Voting Over Combinatorial Domains Is Easy. In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS 2012), ISBN 978-0-9817381-2-3, pp. 1407-1408, Valencia, Spain, 2012.
C31 T. Perek, P. Faliszewski, M. S. Pini, F. Rossi. The complexity of losing voters. In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS 2013), ISBN 978-1-4503-1993-5, pp. 407-414, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA, 2013.
C32 M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable. Resistance to bribery when aggregating soft constraints: complexity results. In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS 2013), extended abstract, ISBN 978-1-4503-1993-5, pp. 1301-1302, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA, 2013.
C33 M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable. Bribery in voting with soft constraints. In Proceedings of the 27th AAAI Conference on Arti cial Intelligence (AAAI 2013), AAAI Press, ISBN 978-1-57335-615-8, pp. 803-809, Bellevue, Washington, USA, 2013.
C34 A. Maran, N. Maudet, M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable. A Framework for Aggregating In uenced CP-nets and its Resistance to Bribery. In Proceedings of the 27th AAAI Conference on Arti cial Intelligence (AAAI 2013), AAAI Press, ISBN 978-1-57335-615-8, pp. 668-674, Bellevue,Washington, USA, 2013.
C35 A. Josang, G. Guo, M. S. Pini, F. Santini, Y. Xu. Combining Recommender and Reputation Systems to Produce Better Online Advice. In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Modeling Decisions for Arti cial Intelligence (MDAI 2013), Springer LNAI 8234, ISBN 978-3-642-41550-0, pp. 126-138, Barcelona, Spain, 2013.
C36 M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable. Stable matching problems with soft constraints. In Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS 2014), extended abstract, ISBN 978-1-4503-2738-1, pp.1511-1512, Paris, France, 2014.
C37 P. De Caro, M. S. Pini, F. Sambo. A tag-based recommender system. In Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Intelligent Autonomous Systems (IAS-13), Padova, Italy, July 2014, full paper, Springer AISCS 302, Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, pp. 1049-1061, ISBN 978-3-319-08337-7, 2016.
C38 R. Khoshkangini, M. S. Pini, F. Rossi. A design of context-aware framework for conditional preferences of group of users. In Software Engineering, Arti cial Intelligence, Networking and Paral- lel/Distributed Computing, Studies in Computational Intelligence, vol. 653, pp. 97-112, Springer Verlag, ISBN: 9783319338095, 2016.
C39 R. Khoshkangini , M. S. Pini, F. Rossi A Self-Adaptive Context-Aware Group Recommender System In AI*IA 2016 Advances in Arti cial Intelligence - Proceedings of the XVth International Conference of the Italian Association for Arti cial Intelligence, full paper, Springer LNAI 10037, pp. 250-265, ISBN 978-3-319-49129-5, Genova, Italy, 2016.
C40 M. Gelain, M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable, and T. Walsh. A Local Search Approach for Incomplete Soft Constraint Problems: Experimental Results on Meeting Scheduling Problems. In Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Integration of Arti cial Intelligence and Operations Research Techniques in Constraint Programming (CPAIOR 2017), full paper, Springer LNCS 10335, pp. 403-418, 2017.
C41 M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable. Compact Preference Representation via Fuzzy Constraints in Stable Matching Problems. In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Algorithmic Decision Theory (ADT 2017), Springer LNAI 10576 LNAI, pp. 333-338, 2017.
International Workshop Papers with Review
W1 M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, and K. B. Venable. Uncertainty in soft constraints problems. In Proceedings of the 10th Annual Workshop of ERCIM/CoLogNet on Constraint Solving and Constraint Logic Programming (CSCLP 2005), Uppsala, Sweden, June 2005.
W2 A. Lodi, M. S. Pini, and F. Rossi. Gomory cuts in a hybrid constraint programming approach. In Proceedings of the 10th Annual Workshop of ERCIM/CoLogNet on Constraint Solving and Constraint Logic Programming (CSCLP 2005), Uppsala, Sweden, June 2005.
W3 M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, and K. B. Venable. Possibilistic and probabilistic uncertainty in soft constraints problems. In Proceedings of the Multidisciplinary Workshop on Advances in Preference Handling (PREF 2005) held in conjunction of the 19th International Joint Conference on Arti cial Intelligence, IJCAI'05, Edinburgh, Scotland, July 2005.
W4 S. Bistarelli, M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, and K. B. Venable. Positive and negative preferences. In Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Preferences and Soft Constraints (SOFT 2005), held in conjunction with the 11th International Conference on Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming, CP'05, Sitges, Spain, October 2005.
W5 S. Bistarelli, M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, and K. B. Venable. Modelling and solving bipolar preference problems. In Proceedings of 11th Annual ERCIM Workshop on Constraint Solving and Constraint Logic Programming (CSCLP 2006), Lisbon, Portugal, June 2006.
W6 M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable, and T. Walsh. Incompleteness and incomparability in preference aggregation. In Proceedings of the Multidisciplinary Workshop on Advances in Preference Hand-ling (PREF 2006), held in conjunction of the 17th European Conference on Arti cial Intelligence, ECAI'06, Riva del Garda, Italy, August 2006.
W7 J. Lang, M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable, and T. Walsh. Winner determination in sequential majority voting with incomplete preferences. In Proceedings of the Multidisciplinary Workshop on Advances in Preference Handling (PREF 2006), held in conjunction of the 17th European Conference on Arti cial Intelligence, ECAI'06, Riva del Garda, Italy, August 2006.
W8 M. S. Pini and F. Rossi. Reasoning on bipolar preference problems. In Proceedings of the CP'06 Doctoral Programme (DOCTCP 2006), Nantes, France, September 2006.
W9 M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, and K. B. Venable. Uncertainty in bipolar preference problems. In Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop on Preferences and Soft Constraints (SOFT 2006), held in conjunction with the 12th International Conference on Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming, CP'06, Nantes, France, September 2006. W10 M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable, and T. Walsh. Incompleteness and incomparability in preference aggregation: complexity results. In Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop on Preferences and Soft Constraints (SOFT 2006), held in conjunction with the 12th International Conference on Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming, CP'06, Nantes, France, September 2006.
W11 M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable, and T.Walsh. Preference aggregation and elicitation: tractability in the presence of incompleteness and incomparability. In Proceedings of DIMACS LAMSADE Workshop on Voting Theory and Preference Modelling, Paris, France, October 2006.
W12 M. Gelain, M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, and K. B. Venable. Soft Constraint Problems with Incompleteness. CSCLP 2007: Annual ERCIM Workshop on Constraint Solving and Constraint Logic Programming (CSCLP 2007), Rocquencourt, Yvelines France, June 2007.
W13 M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable, and T. Walsh. Sequential majority voting with incomplete pro les. In Proceedings of the AAAI'07 Workshop on Preference Handling for Arti cial Intelligen- ce (PREF 2007), held in conjunction of the 22nd Conference on Arti cial Intelligence, AAAI'07, Vancouver, Canada, July 2007.
W14 M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable, and T. Walsh. Determining winners in weighted sequential majority voting: incomplete pro les vs. majority graphs. In Proceedings of the Eighth Workshop on Computational Logic and Multi-agent Systems (CLIMA-VIII), Porto, Portugal, 2007.
W15 M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable, and T. Walsh. Determining winners in weighted and unweighted sequential majority voting. In Proceedings of the Dagstuhl Seminar on Computational Issues in Social Choice, Dagstuhl, Germany, 2007.
W16 M. Gelain, M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable, and N. Wilson. Imprecise Soft Constraint Problems. In Proceedings of the AAAI-08 Multidisciplinary Workshop on Advances in Preference Handling, Chicago, Illinois, July 13-14, 2008.
W17 M. Gelain, M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable, and T. Walsh. Elicitation Strategies for Fuzzy Constraint Problems with Missing Preferences: an Experimental Study. In Proceedings of the AAAI'08 Multidisciplinary Workshop on Advances in Preference Handling, Chicago, Illinois, July 13-14, 2008.
W18 M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable, and R. Dechter. Robust solutions in unstable optimization problems. In Proceedings of the Annual ERCIM Workshop on Constraint Solving and Constraint Logic Programming (CSCLP 2008), Rome, Italy, June 18-20, 2008.
W19 M. Gavanelli and M. S. Pini. FCP-Nets: extending constrained CP-nets with objective functions. In Proceedings of the Annual ERCIM Workshop on Constraint Solving and Constraint Logic Programming (CSCLP 2008), Rome, Italy, June 18-20, 2008.
W20 M. Gelain, M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable, and N. Wilson. Imprecise Soft Constraint Problems. In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Preferences and Soft Constraints (SOFT 2008), held in conjunction with the 14th International Conference on Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming - CP'08, Sydney, Australia, September 2008.
W21 M. Gelain, M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable, and T. Walsh. Male optimal and unique stable marriages with partially ordered preferences. In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Collaborative Agents { REsearch and Development (CARE 2009), Melbourne, Australia, December 2009.
W22 M. Gelain, M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable, and T. Walsh. Local search for stable marriage problems with ties and incomplete lists. In Proceedings of the ECAI'10 Multidisciplinary Workshop on Advances in Preference Handling (MPREF 2010), Lisbon, Portugal, August 2010.
W23 M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable, and T. Walsh. Stable marriage problems with quantitative preferences. In Proceedings of the Third International Workshop on Computational Social Choice (COMSOC 2010), Dusseldorf, Germany, September 2010.
W24 M. Gelain, M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable, and T. Walsh. Local search for stable marriage problems. In Proceedings of the Third International Workshop on Computational Social Choice (COMSOC 2010), Dusseldorf, Germany, September 2010.
W25 M. Gelain, M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable, and T. Walsh. A local search approach to solve incomplete fuzzy and weighted CSPs. In Proceedings of the CP'10 Workshop on Preferences and Soft Constraints (SOFT 2010), St. Andrews, Scotland, September 2010.
W26 M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable, and T. Walsh. Weights in Stable Marriage Problems Increase Manipulation Opportunities. In Proceedings of the IJCAI Workshop on Social Choice and Arti cial Intelligence (WSCAI 2011), Barcelona, Spain, July 2011.
W27 N. Maudet, M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable. In uencing and aggregating agents' preferences over combinatorial domains. In Proceedings of the IJCAI Workshop on Social Choice and Arti cial Intelligence (WSCAI 2011), Barcelona, Spain, July 2011.
W28 N. Mattei, M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable. Bribery in Voting Over Combinatorial Domains Is Easy. In Proceedings of International Symposium on Arti cial Intelligence and Mathematics (ISAIM 2012), Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, January 2012.
W29 A. Maran, M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable. Resistance to bribery when aggregating soft constraints, and exploitation of bribery cost schemes in preference compilation and optimization. In Proceedings of Multidisciplinary Workshop on Advances in Preference Handling (M-PREF 2012), Montpellier, France, August 2012.
W30 D. Navarro, M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable. Magenda: Doodle with Preferences. In Proceedings of Multidisciplinary Workshop on Advances in Preference Handling (M-PREF 2012), Montpellier, France, August 2012.
W31 A. Maran, M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable. Resistance to Bribery when Aggregating Soft Constraints. In Proceedings of 4th International Workshop on Computational Social Choice (COMSOC 2012), Krakow, Poland, September 2012.
W32 M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable. Soft constraints in stable matching problems. In Proceedings of the IJCAI 2013 Multidisciplinary Workshop on Advances in Preference Handling (M-PREF 2013), Beijing, China 2013.
W33 M. Donini, M. S. Pini. Voting for classi er selection. In 2nd Italian Workshop on Machine Learning and Data Mining, Turin, Italy 2013. W34 P. De Caro, M. S. Pini, F. Rossi, K. B. Venable. Soft constraints in stable matching problems. In Proceedings of 5th International Workshop on Computational Social Choice (COMSOC 2014),
Pittsburgh, USA, June 2014.

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