University of Genoa :: Department of Philosophy :: Epistemology Section

Umberto Rivieccio


Contacts

Department of Philosophy, Epistemological Section
University of Genoa
Via Balbi 4, 16126 Genova (Italy)
E-mail: umberto.rivieccio [at] unige.it
Home Page: http://www.dif.unige.it/epi/hp/rivieccio


Background

1998: School-leaving Certificate in Scientific Studies, Recco (Italy), final note 60/60.
2003: B.A. in Philosophy, University of Genoa (Italy), final note 110/110 cum laude, January 15.
2005: Abilitazione SSIS (classe A037), University of Genoa (Italy), final note 79/80, May 12.
2007: Scuola Estiva di Logica, Gargnano del Garda (Italy), August 26 - September 1.
2007-2009: Ph.D. Student in Philosophy at the Department of Philosophy, University of Genoa (Italy).
2007-2008: Visiting at the Department of Logic, History and Philosophy of Science of the University of Barcelona (Spain), September 15 - June 15.
2008: Scuola Estiva di Logica, Gargnano del Garda (Italy), August 31 - September 6.
2008-2009: Visiting at the Department of Logic, History and Philosophy of Science of the University of Barcelona (Spain), October 1 - June 30 and September 21 - December 21.
2010: Ph.D. in Philosophy, University of Genoa (Italy) and University of Barcelona (Spain), Cognitive Science and Language Program, March 12.
Title of the dissertation: An algebraic study of bilattice-based logics.

Research interests

Algebraic Logic :: Many-valued logic :: Universal Algebra :: Logics for A. I. :: Philosophy of Mathematics



Publications


  • (2005) "Logiche  polivalenti  per  l’Intelligenza  Artificiale: il  sistema  di  Ginsberg", Epistemologia,Rivista italiana di Filosofia della Scienza, XXVIII (2005), pp. 25-44.
  • (2008) "Contextual Bilattices", Proceedings of the the Doctoral Consortium of the Sixth International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Modelling and Using Context, Roskilde University, Denmark, 20-24 August 2007.
  • (2008) "Neutrosophic Logics: Prospects and Problems", Fuzzy Sets and Systems, vol. 159/14 (2008). pp. 1860-1868.
  • (2009) “What is Abstract Algebraic Logic?”, Epistemologia, Rivista italiana di Filosofia della Scienza, XXXII (2009), pp. 173-196.
  • (2010) "A Bilattice for Contextual Reasoning", in M. D’Agostino and C. Sinigaglia (eds.), Selected Proceedings of the International Conference SILFS 2007, College Publications, London, in press.
  • (201x, with F.Bou) “The Logic of Distributive Bilattices”, Logic Journal of the IGPL, (forthcoming).
  • (with F. Bou and R. Jansana) “Varieties of Interlaced Bilattices”, Algebra Universalis, (accepted).


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Conferences and Seminars

  • 2007
    - "Un approccio uniforme all'inferenza in Intelligenza Artificiale", Meeting n. 1 GESCO (GEnova Scienze COgnitive), Genova  (Italy), June 12 , 2007.
    -  "A bilattice for contextual reasoning ", SILFS International Conference 2007, Milano (Italy), October 8, 2007.
  • 2008
    - "Logical bilattices", XXIII Incontro di Logica, Associazione Italiana di Logica e sue Applicazioni, Genova (Italy), 20-23 February 2008.
    - "Neutrosophic Logics", Logos Graduate Reading Group, University of Barcelona, Barcelona (Spain), 15 - 22 April 2008.
    - "The Logic of Logical Bilattices", Non-classical Logics Seminar, University of Barcelona, Barcelona (Spain), 3 June 2008.
    - "Logiche polivalenti", Seminario congiunto SUM – Coordinamento Nazionale Dottorati di Ricerca in Filosofia, Firenze (Italy), 12 June 2008.
    - "Bilattices for Contextual Reasoning", Meeting n. 2 GESCO (GEnovaScienzeCOgnitive), Genova  (Italy), 1 July 2008.
    - "Logical Bilattices", Logic, Algebra and Truth Degrees, Siena (Italy), 8-11 September 2008.
  • 2009
    - "Logical Bilattices: Adding Implications", Non-classical Logics Seminar, University of Barcelona, Barcelona (Spain), 11 June 2009. 
  • 2010
    - “Implicative Bilattices”, UNILOG 2010, 3rd World Congress and School on Universal Logic, Lisbon (Portugal), 24 April.
    - “Varieties of Interlaced Bilattices”, Non-classical Logics Seminar, University of Barcelona, Barcelona (Spain), 19 May.
    - “On the Representation of Interlaced Bilattices”, CLOG Seminar, University of Leicester, Leicester (UK), 1 July.
    - “Bilattices: an algebraic (logic) perspective”, School of Computer Science Seminar, University of Birmingham, Birmingham (UK), 2 July.
    - “Varieties of Interlaced Bilattices”, Logic, Algebra and Truth Degrees 2010, Prague (Czech Republic), 7-11 September.
    - “Extensions of the Belnap-Dunn logic”, Non-classical Logics Seminar, University of Barcelona, Barcelona (Spain), 11 November. 

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Teaching Activities

  • 2005/2006
    - High School Teacher in Istituto Superiore Statale "A. Cairoli", Pavia (Italy).
  • 2006/2007
    - Seminario (7 ore) su "Logica e senso comune" tenuto nell'ambito del corso di Filosofia della Scienza, Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia, Università di Genova; laurea magistrale in "Metodologie filosofiche" (Genova, 16, 23, 28 marzo 2007).
    - Seminario (6 ore) su "Logiche polivanenti" tenuto nell'ambito del corso di Logica Matematica, Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia, Università di Genova; laurea triennale in "Filosofia" (Genova, 20, 27 aprile, 11 maggio 2007).
  • 2007/2008
    - Seminario (7 ore) su "Geometrie non euclidee" tenuto nell'ambito del corso di Filosofia della Scienza, Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia, Università di Genova; laurea magistrale in "Filosofia della Scienza" (Genova, 26, 27, 29 marzo 2008).

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 Research Projects

  • 2007-2009: PRIN (Progetto di Rilevante Interesse Nazionale) of the Italian Ministry of Education. Title "Conoscenza di sé, dell'altro, del mondo: presupposti, relazioni, implicazioni". Principal investigator: Diego Marconi (Università di Torino). Local unity: Carlo Penco (Università di Genova).


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last update: december 2010