Selected publications

Publications  —   by year  —  by type  —  selected by topic



Foundational Ontology:

S. Borgo, R. Ferrario, A. Gangemi, N. Guarino, C. Masolo, D. Porello, E. M. Sanfilippo, L. Vieu. DOLCE: A descriptive ontology for linguistic and cognitive engineering. Applied Ontology. 17(1). 45-69 (2022)


G. Guizzardi, A. Botti Benevides, C. M Fonseca, D. Porello, J. P. A Almeida, T. Prince Sales. UFO: Unified Foundational Ontology. Applied Ontology. 17(1) 167-210. (2022)


Judgment Aggregation:

D. Porello. Logics for modelling collective attitudes. Fundamenta Informaticae. 158 (1-3): 239-275. 2018.


D. Porello. Judgment aggregation in non-classcial logics. Journal of Applied Non-Classical Logics. 27 (1-2): 106-139. 2017.


Ulle Endriss, Umberto Grandi, and Daniele Porello. Complexity of Judgment Aggregation. Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research, 45:481-514, 2012.



Ontology aggregation:

D. Porello, N. Troquard, R. Peñaloza, R. Confalonieri, P. Galliani, O. Kutz. Two Approaches to Ontology Aggregation Based on Axiom Weakening. In Proceedings of the 27th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence and the 23rd European Conference on Artificial Intelligence. (IJCAI-ECAI 2018). 1942-1948.


Daniele Porello and Ulle Endriss. Ontology Merging as Social Choice: Judgment Aggregation under the Open World Assumption. Journal of Logic and Computation. 24 (6): 1229-1249, 2014.


Social Choice and Deliberation:

D. Porello. Single-peakedness and semantic dimensions of preferences. Logic Journal of IGPL, 2016. 24(2): 570-583.


Valeria Ottonelli and Daniele Porello. On the Elusive Notion of Meta-Agreement. Politics, Philosophy & Economics. 12 (1): 68-92, 2013.


Daniele Porello. Ranking Judgments in Arrow’s Settings. Synthese 173: 199-210, Knowledge, Rationality & Action 77-88, 2010.


Social Ontology:

T. Brouwer, R. Ferrario, D. Porello. Hybrid collective intentionality. Synthese 199(1), 3367-3403. 2021


R. Ferrario, C. Masolo, and D. Porello. Organisations and Variable Embodiments. In FOIS 2018, 10th International Conference on Formal Ontology in Information Systems, 17th-21th September, 2018. 127-140.



Daniele Porello, Emanuele Bottazzi, and Roberta Ferrario. The Ontology of Group Agency. In 8th International Conference on Formal Ontology in Information Systems (FOIS 2014). IOS Press, 2014. 183-196.



Conceptual Modeling:

Giancarlo Guizzardi, Claudenir M. Fonseca, João Paulo A. Almeida, Tiago Prince Sales, Alessander Botti Benevides, Daniele Porello. Types and taxonomic structures in conceptual modeling: A novel ontological theory and engineering support. Data Knowl. Eng. 134: 101891 (2021).


Daniele Porello, Giancarlo Guizzardi, Tiago Prince Sales, Glenda C. M. Amaral. A Core Ontology for Economic Exchanges. ER 2020: 364-374.


Claudenir M. Fonseca, Daniele Porello, Giancarlo Guizzardi, João Paulo A. Almeida, Nicola Guarino. Relations in Ontology-Driven Conceptual Modeling. Conceptual Modeling – 38th International Conference, {ER} 2019, Salvador, Brazil, November 4-7, 2019, Proceedings. 28-42.


G. Guizzardi, C. Fonseca, A. B. Benevides, J. Almeida, D. Porello, T. Sales. Endurant types in ontology-driven conceptual modeling: Towards OntoUML 2.0. In 37th International Conference on Conceptual Modeling (ER) (2018). 136-150.


Logic and Cognition: 

Daniele Porello, Oliver Kutz, Guendalina Righetti, Nicolas Troquard, Pietro Galliani, Claudio Masolo. A Toothful of Concepts: Towards a Theory of Weighted Concept Combination. Proceedings of the 32nd International Workshop on Description Logics, Oslo, Norway, June 18-21, 2019.


C. Masolo and D. Porello. Representing Concepts by Weighted Formulas. In FOIS 2018, 10th International Conference on Formal Ontology in Information Systems, 17th-21th September, 2018. 55-68.



C. Masolo and D. Porello. Understanding predication in conceptual spaces. In FOIS 2016, 9th International Conference on Formal Ontology in Information Systems, 6th-9th July, 2016. pp. 139-152.



Logic of agency:

D. Porello and N. Troquard. Non-normal modalities in variants of Linear Logic. Journal of Applied Non-Classical Logics. 25(3): 229-255. 2015.


D. Porello. Majoritarian Group Action. Principles and Practice of Multi-Agent Systems – 18th International Conference, Bertinoro, Italy, October 26-30, 2015. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Vol. 9387. Springer. pp. 416-432.