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Personal information

name
Daniele Fusi
citizenship
Italian
birth date
May 30, 1970
gender
male
current position
Professional software developer and IT consultant for his one-person business company, and contract professor for digital humanities at the University of Rome "Sapienza" since 2007.

Work experience

2015
Winner of the competition announced by the Accademia della Crusca for designing and building systems for archiving, editing and querying XML-TEI based corpora to be used as a source of lexical data.
2014-2015
Course Abilità informatiche (16 hours with laboratory) at the University of Rome "Sapienza".
2013-2014
Course Abilità informatiche (12 hours with laboratory) at the University of Rome "Sapienza".
2011-2012
Course Abilità informatiche (48 hours) at the University of Rome "Sapienza" (Dept. of Philosophy).
2011-2012
Course Redazione editoriale (48 hours) at the University of Rome "Sapienza".
2010-2011
Two courses on digital humanities (16 hours each) at the University of Rome "Sapienza".
2009-2010
Two courses on digital humanities (16 hours each) at the University of Rome "Sapienza".
2008-2009
Courses on digital humanities (32 hours) at the University of Rome "Sapienza".
2008-today
Professional software developer and IT consultant for his one-person business company.
2007-2008
Course of elementary Greek (32 hours) at the University of Rome "Sapienza".
2007-2008
Course of digital humanities for the Laboratorio di informatica umanistica at the University of Macerata.
2006-2007
Course of digital humanities for the Laboratorio di informatica umanistica at the University of Macerata.
2005-2006
Course of digital humanities for the Laboratorio di informatica umanistica at the University of Macerata.
2005
Member of the Nucleo di Valutazione di Ateneo for the Faculty of Lettere e Filosofia of the University of Rome "Sapienza", also for creating the Faculty database, websites and students guide with cd-rom with the related data entry and publishing software.
2005
External contract researcher for the project Accounting for the Ancient Theatre: a new social and economic history of Classical Greek drama, Australian Research Council, Discovery Projects (Chief Investigators prof. P. Wilson and E. Csapo), The University of Sydney, School of Philosophical & Historical Inquiry, Faculty of Arts, College of Humanities and Social Sciences: the project adopts the database and software developed for digital epigraphical editions, originally ideated for the Archaelogical Museum of Lipari.
2002
Contract researcher at the University of Rome "Sapienza" for a research about collection and digital cataloguing of epigraphical documents related to mysteric associations, directed by prof. G. Ricciardelli.
External consulting for the research project on Proto-Christian Sicily by prof. F.P. Rizzo at the Department of Archaeological and Historical Sciences of Antiquity of the University of Macerata.
2002
Cultore della materia (C.M.) at the University of Rome "Sapienza" since 2002.
1996-1997
Software developer at the Italian Airforce Defense Ministry in Rome (Centro Elaborazione Dati, formerly S.E.D.A.) during his one-year military service.

Education

2001
Ph.D. at the Department of Classical Archaeology and Philology of the University of Genoa, with a thesis about the automatic analysis of Greek epic hexameter (prof. Franco Montanari, Dipartimento di Archeologia e Filologia Classica e loro tradizioni in Epoca Cristiana Medioevale e Umanistica "Francesco Della Corte".
1996
Degree in Lettere at the Greek and Latin Philology Department of the University of Rome "Sapienza" with a thesis on the change of Greek accent at the end of the Classical era (prof. G. Ricciardelli and L.E. Rossi).
1989
High school diploma (Liceo classico, 60/60).

Personal skills and competences

languages and frameworks
professional software developer mainly using .NET technologies with C# and the full Microsoft stack from desktop to mobile and server, with related languages and frameworks (WPF, WCF, ASP.NET MVC, WinPhone, WinRT, Office, etc.).
web
web applications and sites developer (ASP.NET MVC, MVC WebAPI, jQuery, Knockout.js, OO JavaScript, HTML 5, CSS 3, AngularJS, Twitter Bootstrap, etc.).
data
data modeling and manipulation with RDBMS (SQL Server, MySql, SQLite, etc.), NoSql (RavenDB etc.), XML and related technologies (XSLT, XSDL), RDF, cloud storage (Azure).
patterns
patterns for modern applications: MVVM, DI, IoC, TDD, etc. with related libraries.
lexicography
experienced designer and developer of digital lexicography systems for data modeling, editing, manipulation and publication in several languages, from European to Semitic and Far-East languages, mainly applied to the full production process of either linguistic and thematic dictionaries (Zanichelli, Loescher).
corpora
designer and developer of digital corpora and distributed or localized editing systems in literature, linguistics, epigraphy, philology, lexicography, semantics, etc., also for legacy technologies (PHI format and encoding, Beta code, pre-Unicode solutions, etc.), especially for Greek, Latin and Italian (e.g. LIZ). Contributor of the Lucene .NET port.
expert systems
expert systems developer for linguistics and metrics, especially (but not limited to) Greek and Latin, leveraging both his skills in Humanities (especially linguistics, metrics and epigraphy) and IT (development of ad-hoc research tools).
Office
developer of Office-based solutions (from VBA to addins and OOXML manipulation).
legacy technologies
developer of solutions for integrating legacy technologies and systems into modern frameworks, especially in text handling and publishing (proprietary legacy formats and encodings, legacy procedural markup conversions, semantization of old digital material).
graphic resources
image manipulation (Photoshop), desktop publishing (InDesign), font desing and essential hinting (FontLab), vector-based graphics (Illustrator, Expression Design), etc.
public administration IT
developer of software editing and publishing systems and databases for public administrations, especially in the Academic area.

Publications

Books

Cremonese
Chapters on Windows technologies in the second edition of Manuale Cremonese Informatica e Telecomunicazioni (Zanichelli 2015): chapter 37, Tecnologia .NET e linguaggio C#, pp.1511-1599 (.NET, C#, threading, database, Entity Framwork, LINQ, sockets, ASP.NET MVC and WebAPI, WPF, etc. with companion example code).
Informatica per le scienze umane - Elementi
Informatica per le scienze umane - Elementi, Roma 2011 pp.1-316 (ISBN 978-88-6134-767-0)
Informatica per le scienze umane - Modelli
Informatica per le scienze umane - Modelli, Roma 2011 pp.1-548 (ISBN 978-88-6134-768-7)

Papers

2015 
A Multilanguage, Modular Framework for Metrical Analysis: IT Patterns and Theorical Issues, «Langages» 199 (2015) pp. 41-66.
2013
Edizione digitale degli Initia Hymnorum Ecclesiae Graecae, in A. Rigo, A. Babuin, M. Trizio (edd.), Atti del Congresso “Vie per Bisanzio”, 25-28/11/2009, Venezia (Italy) – Università Ca’ Foscari: VII Congresso Nazionale dell’Associazione Italiana di Studi Bizantini.
2009
Aspects of Application of Neural Recognition to Digital Editions, in M. Rehbein, P. Sahle und T. Schaßan (edd.), Kodikologie und Paläologie im Digitalen Zeitalter - Codicology and Palaeography in the Digital Age, Norderstedt 2009, pp. 201-221.
2008
An Expert System for the Classical Languages: Metrical Analysis Components, in Proceedings of the international conference Trends in Computational and Formal Philology - An Italian Overview, Venezia e Padova, 22-24 maggio 2008.
2007
Edizione epigrafica digitale di testi greci e latini: dal testo marcato alla banca dati, in A. Ciula, F. Stella (edd.), Digital Philology and Medieval Texts, Pisa 2007, pp.121-163.
2002
Fra metrica e linguistica: per la contestualizzazione di alcune leggi esametriche, in E. Di Lorenzo (ed.), L'esametro greco e latino: analisi, problemi e prospettive - Atti del convegno di Fisciano 28-29 maggio 2002, pp.33-63.
2002
Epigrafia informatica: progetto per un’edizione elettronica di materiale epigrafico, «Seia» n.s. 6-7 (2001-2002) pp.177-210.
2002
Appunti sulla prosodia del Lussorio di Shackleton-Bailey: alcune questioni di metodo, in F. Bertini (ed.), Luxoriana, pp.193 313, Genova 2002 (reviewed in «Maia» 40 (2003) pp.629-630).

Reviews

2003
Giovanna Alvoni, Altertumswissenschaften digital - Datenbanken, Internet und e Res¬sourcen in der altertumswissenschaftlichen Forschung Mit Beiträgen von Ulrich Rausch, Hildesheim, Zurich, New York 2001 («Maia», n.s. 55 (2003) 183-187).
2001
Maria Chiara Martinelli, Gli strumenti del poeta. Elementi di metrica greca, Bologna 1995 («Maia» n.s. 53,1 (2001) 704-719).
2000
Daniel Riaño Rufilanchas, Aplicaciones de Macintosh a la Filología Clásica, Madrid 1998 («Maia» n.s. 52,1 (2000) 657-662).
2000
Fabio Stok, Appendix Probi IV, Napoli 1997 («Maia» ns. 52,1 (2000) 161-168).
2000
Renato Raffaelli (ed.), Sui cantica di Plauto – interventi di Mario De Nonno, Giovanni Polara, Cesare Questa, Sarsina 1997 («Maia» n.s. 52,1 (2000) 194-196).
1999
Jean Soubiran, Prosodie et métrique du Miles gloriosus de Plaute. Introduction et commentaire, Louvain-Paris 1995 («Maia» n.s. 51,1 (1999) 133-139).
1999
Cesare Questa, Titi Macci Plauti cantica, Urbino 1995 («Maia» n.s. 51,1 (1999) 133-139).

Digital publications

2015
Tommaseo-Bellini Online: online edition of the Tommaseo-Bellini dictionary for the Italian Accademia della Crusca.
2012
Rivista di Filologia e Istruzione Classica: online index (editing and publishing system): http://sitiweb.loescher.it/rfic (Loescher)
2012
Le lettere di Theodor Mommsen agli italiani: http://www.mommsenlettere.org (Università Roma 3)
2012
Initia hymnorum ecclesiae Graecae: http://www.iheg.eu (Università Sapienza)
2006
Rivista di Filologia e Istruzione Classica: index on cd-rom, with related database and editing system.
2006
Il grande dizionario dei proverbi italiani: Latin and Greek sources, editing software and database development. Apart from such specific authoring roles, software development and IT/philological consulting are being continuously applied to tens of dictionaries and other products mainly from Zanichelli (linguistic and thematic dictionaries, corpora like LIZ) and Loescher (GI, IL, RFIC) publishers.
2002
Lo Zingarelli 2002 - Vocabolario della lingua italiana di Nicola Zingarelli: ludolinguistic software on the accompanying cd-rom, since the 2002 edition. A web app version of the same and other games is forthcoming.

Conferences

2014
Speech at the Piazza delle Lingue 2014 - L'italiano elettronico. Vocabolari, corpora, archivi testuali e sonori, presenting the digital edition of Tommaseo-Bellini (Florence, 6 november 2014).
2013
Speech about versatile content systems for digital corpora in the humanities held at the CNR of Pisa (3 may 2013).
2010
Speech with title "Tra metrica e linguistica" in the series of conferences held by the PhD School of the University of Padoa (28 April 2010).
2009
Presentation of the digital edition of Initia Hymnorum Ecclesiae Graecae (http://www.hymni.net) at the international conference "Vie per Bisanzio - VII congresso nazionale dell'Associazione Italiana di Studi Bizantini", Venezia 25-28 November 2009.
2009
Conference about Modern Greek and computer at the Department of Sciences of the Ancient World "Liviano" of the University of Padoa (23 November 2009).
2008
Speech with title "An Expert System for the Classical Languages: Metrical Analysis Components" in the international conference "Trends in Computational and Formal Philology - An Italian Overview", held in Venice and Padoa, 22-24 May 2008.
2007
Speech with title "Le edizioni digitali come strumenti di ricerca: metodologie e prototipi epigrafici" in the seminars on "Problemi e metodi di storia e storiografia tra antico e moderno" at the University of Chieti (26 March 2007).
2006
Speech with title "Edizioni digitali e modelli di informazione" at the workshop Epidoc and inscribed instrumentum, An Arts and Humanities Research Council Project hosted by the American Academy in Rome (23-25 October 2006).
2006
Speech with title "Catalogazione e digitalizzazione di testi e iscrizioni antiche" at the seminar "Strumenti informatici e ricerca storica" at the University of Padoa, 16 June 2006.
2006
Conference on methods and prototypes of digital editions and expert systems at the University of Padoa, 10 May 2006.
2006
Presentation of the project for the digital edition of Medieval inscriptions at the University of Venice "Ca' Foscari", 9 May 2006.
2006
Conference with title "Principi per un’edizione digitale di corpora documentari greci e latini" at the University of Rome "La Sapienza", chair of prof. D. Musti ("Greek History"), 3 February 2006.
2006
Speech with title "Peculiarità dell'edizione epigrafica digitale di testi dell'antichità greca e latina: dal testo marcato alla banca dati" at the international conference "Digital Philology and Medieval Texts", Arezzo, 19-21 January 2006.
2005
Conference with title "Un'edizione elettronica delle iscrizioni: alcuni problemi" at the Greek and Latin Philology Department of the University of Rome "La Sapienza", 18 may 2005.
2005
Speech about technologies and methods of digital editions of Classical texts in the international conference "Scrivere e rappresentare il medioevo: tra testo e contesto" by the University of Siena, 25-26 January 2005.
2004
Illustration of the project of digital edition of the Greek epigraphical corpus of the Museo Archeologico Regionale Eoliano "Luigi Bernabò Brea" in the international workshop "Inscriptions of Aphrodisias: Workshop on Digital Epigraphy: An Arts and Humanities Research Board Project, Wednesday 15-Thursday 16 September, 2004", British School.
2004
Presentation of the project of a digital edition of the Greek epigraphical corpus of the Museo Archeologico Regionale Eoliano "Luigi Bernabò Brea" in the internation conference "Le isole Eolie ed il Mediterraneo", Lipari 3-5 September 2004.
2002
Speech with title "L'esametro greco: leggi di Hermann e Lehrs", in the international conference "L'esametro greco e latino: analisi, problemi e prospettive, Fisciano 28-29 maggio 2002" at the University of Salerno (Dipartimento di Scienze dell'Antichità).