Marco Maggini received the Laurea degree (cum laude) in Electronics Engineering and the Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering and Control Systems from the University of Florence, in 1991 and 1995, respectively. In 1996 he joined the University of Siena, where he is currently associate professor in Computer Engineering at the Department of Information Engineering and Mathematics.
His current research interests include machine learning, neural networks and kernel machines, integration of symbolic and sub-symbolic knowledge, web mining, search engine technology, pattern recognition, natural language processing, and computer vision.
Prof. Maggini served as an Associate Editor of the Association for Computing Machinery’s Transactions on Internet Technology (ACM TOIT) and he has been a member of the program committee of several international conferences and workshops. He has a been Guest Editor of a special issue of the ACM TOIT on machine learning and the Internet. He is author of more than 120 publications on International Journals and Conferences.