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Research: Publications

Here is a list of the most significant publications
(Books, Contributions to books, Journal papers, Conference papers) of the research group.
Full references list can be found on the personal web pages of the people of the group.

Books


2007

R. Soncini Sessa, A. Castelletti, E. Weber, Integrated and Participatory Water Resources Management. Theory, Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp. 1-791, 2007. ››

R. Soncini Sessa, F. Cellina, F. Pianosi, E. Weber, Integrated and Participatory Water Resources Management. Practice, Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp. 1-541, 2007. ››

G. Fiorese, G. Guariso, A. Lazzarin, R. Razzano, Energia e nuove colture agricole. Potenzialità delle biomasse a scala regionale. Polipress, Milano, pp. 1-272, 2007. ››

2006

A. Castelletti, R. Soncini Sessa (Eds.), Topics on System Analysis and Integrated Water Resource Management, Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp. 1-293, 2006. ››

2002

R. Casagrandi, G.A. De Leo, M. Gatto, 101 problemi di ecologia, McGraw Hill, pp.1-152, 2002.

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Contributions to books


2006

A. Castelletti, R. Soncini Sessa, A Participatory and Integrated Planning procedure for decision making in water resource systems, Elsevier, Amsterdam, Topics on System Analysis and Integrated Water Resource Management, by A. Castelletti, R. Soncini Sessa, pp. 3-23, Chapter 1, 2006.

A. Castelletti, F. Cellina, R. Soncini Sessa, E. Weber, Comprehensive Testing and Application of the PIP Procedure: the Verbano Project case study, Elsevier, Amsterdam, Topics on System Analysis and Integrated Water Resource Management, by A. Castelletti, R. Soncini Sessa, pp. 223-241, Chapter 12, 2006.

A. Salvetti, A. Antonucci, M. Zaffalon, Credal networks for hazard assessment of debris flow, Nova Science Publisher, New York, Advanced Methods for Decision Making and Risk Management in Sustainability Science, by J. Sheffran and J. Kropp, pp. 271-297, Chapter 10, 2006.

P.C. Young, A. Castelletti, F. Pianosi, The Data-Based Mechanistic Approach in Hydrological Modelling, Elsevier, Amsterdam, Topics on System Analysis and Integrated Water Resource Management, by A. Castelletti, R. Soncini Sessa, pp. 27-48, Chapter 2, 2006.

2005

S. Consonni, M. Gatto, G. Guariso, Emissioni delle centrali termoelettriche e loro effetti su salute, ambiente e clima, Polipress, Milano, Cicli combinati a gas naturale, by E. Macchi, pp. 9-73, Chapter 1, 2005.

2004

G. Corani, R. Bellasio, F. Bianconi, G. Maffeis, M. Molari, N. Quaranta, SINERGIE, a Decision Support System for Environmental Emergencies Management, The EnviroComp Institute, Ocaso Camino Fremont, CA (USA), Environmental Sciences and Environmental Computing - Vol II, pp. 446-482, 2004.

2003

G. Corani, R. Bellasio, F. Bianconi, G. Maffeis, M. Molari, N. Quaranta, Environmental Science and Environmental Computing, Envirocomp, Freemont, CA, Cap. Sinergie, Vol. 2, 2003.

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Journal papers


2008

A. Castelletti, F. Pianosi, R. Soncini Sessa, Water reservoir control under economic, social and environmental constraints, Automatica, pp. 1595–1607, Vol. 44, 2008.

2007

A. Castelletti, R. Soncini Sessa, Bayesian networks in water resource modelling and management, Environmental Modelling and Software (editorial), pp. 1073-1074, Vol. 22, 2007.

A. Castelletti, R. Soncini Sessa, Bayesian Networks and participatory modelling in water resource management, Environmental Modelling and Software, pp. 1075-1088, Vol. 22, 2007.

A. Castelletti, R. Soncini Sessa, Coupling real-time control and socio-economic issues in participatory river basin planning. Environmental Modelling and Software pp. 1114-1128, Vol. 22, 2007.

R. Soncini Sessa, Modelling and control for participatory planning and managing water systems, Control Engineering Practice (editorial), pp. 985, Vol. 15, 2007.

A. Castelletti, D. de Rigo, A.E. Rizzoli, R. Soncini Sessa and E. Weber, Neuro-dynamic programming for designing water reservoir network management policies, Control Engineering Practice, pp. 1031-1038, Vol. 15, 2007.

2006

R. Casagrandi, V. Andreasen, L. Bolzoni, S. Levin, The SIRC model and influenza A, Mathematical Biosciences, pp. 152-169, Vol. 200, 2006.

R. Casagrandi, M. Gatto, The intermediate dispersal principle in spatially-explicit metapopulations, Journal of Theoretical Biology, pp. 22-32, Vol. 239, 2006.

A. Castelletti, R. Soncini Sessa, A procedural approach to strengthening integration and participation in water resource planning, Environmental Modelling and Software, pp. 1455-1470, Vol. 21, N° 10, 2006.

G. Corani, G. Guariso, M. Bianchi, C. Pinto, Prediction of ungulates abundances through local linear algorithms, Environmental Modelling and Software, pp. 1508-1511, Vol. 21, N° 10, 2006.

G. Corani, M. Gatto, Model selection in demographic time series using VC-bounds, Ecological Modelling, pp. 186-195, Vol. 191, 2006.

M. Gatto, P. Melià, D. Bevacqua, A.J. Crivelli, G. De Leo, J. Panfili, Sex differentiation of the European eel in brackish and freshwater environments: a comparative analysis, Journal of Fish Biology, pp. 1228-1235, Vol. 69, 2006.

M. Gatto, P. Melià, D. Bevacqua, A.J. Crivelli, G. De Leo, J. Panfili, Age and growth of the European eel Anguilla anguilla in the Camargue lagoons, Journal of Fish Biology, pp. 876-890, Vol. 68, 2006.

M. Gatto, P. Melià, D. Bevacqua, A.J. Crivelli, G. De Leo, Timing and rate of sexual maturation of European eel in brackish and freshwater environments, Journal of Fish Biology, Vol. 69 Supplement C, pp. 200-208, Vol. 69, 2006.

2005

G. Corani, Air quality prediction in Milan: feed-forward neural networks, pruned neural networks and lazy learning, Ecological Modelling, pp. 513-529, Vol. 185, 2005.

G. Corani, G. Guariso, Coupling fuzzy systems and neural networks for river flood prediction, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Part C, pp. 382-390, Vol. 35, N° 3, 2005.

G. Corani, G. Guariso, An application of pruning in the design of neural networks for real time flood forecasting, Neural Computing & Applications, pp. 66-77, Vol. 14, 2005.

F. Dercole, K. Niklas, R. Rand, Self-thinning and community persistence in a simple size-structured dynamical model of plant growth, Journal of Mathematical Biology, pp. 333-354, Vol. 51, 2005.

M. Gatto, P. Melià, A stochastic bioeconomic model for the management of clam farming, Ecological Modelling, pp. 163-174, Vol. 184, 2005.

R. Soncini Sessa, M. Volta, One-year-long runoff forecast by a single snowpack evaluation, Hydrological Processes, pp. 1419-1430, Vol. 19, N° 7, 2005.

2004

R. Casagrandi, R. Nathan, A simple mechanistic model of seed dispersal, predation and plant establishment: Janzen-Connell and beyond, Journal of Ecology, pp. 733-746, Vol. 92, 2004.

M. Gatto, I.M. Cottadori, G. De Leo, S. Focardi, The decline of the grey partridge in Europe: comparing demographies in traditional and modern agricultural landscapes, Ecological Modelling, pp. 313-335, Vol. 177, 2004.

M. Gatto, P. Melià, G. De Leo, Density and temperature-dependence of vital rates in the Manila clam Tapes philippinarum: a stochastic demographic model, Marine Ecology Progress Series, pp. 153-164, Vol. 272, 2004.

A. Gragnani, S. Rinaldi, S. De Monte, Remarks on antipredator behavior and food chain dynamics, Theoretical Population Biology, pp. 277-286, Vol. 66, N° 4, 2004.

A. Gragnani, S. Rinaldi, Destabilizing factors in slow-fast systems, Ecological Modelling, pp. 445-460, Vol. 180, N° 4, 2004.

2003

R. Casagrandi, V. Andreasen, S. Levin, J. Lin, Traveling wave solutions in a model of influenza A drift, Journal of Theoretical Biology, pp. 437--445, Vol. 222, 2003.

F. Dercole, S. Rinaldi, J.O. Irisson, Bifurcation analysis of a prey-predator coevolution model, SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics, pp. 1378-1391, Vol. 63, N° 4, 2003.

F. Dercole, Remarks on branching-extinction evolutionary cycles, Journal of Mathematical Biology, pp. 569-580, Vol. 47, 2003.

M. Gatto, G. Ranci Ortigosa, I.M. Cottadori, P.J. Hudson, Is the rock partridge Alectoris graeca saxatilis threatened in the Dolomitic Alps?, Animal Conservation, pp. 71-81, Vol. 6, 2003.

M. Gatto, P. Melià, M. Bartoli, M. Naldi, D. Rizzoli, P. Viaroli, Assessing the potential impact of clam rearing in dystrophic lagoons: an integrated oxygen balance, Chemistry and Ecology, pp. 129-146, Vol. 19, 2003.

A. Gragnani, A. Prskawetz, Reconsidering the dynamic interaction of renewable resources and population growth: a focus on long-run sustainability, Environmental Modeling & Assessment, pp. 35-45, Vol. 8, N° 1, 2003.

S. Rinaldi, M. Candaten, Peak-to-Peak Dynamics in Food Chain Models, Theoretical Population Biology, pp. 257-267, Vol. 63, 2003.

R. Soncini-Sessa, A. Castelletti, E. Weber: A DSS for planning and managing water reservoir systems. Environmental Modelling and Software, pp. 395-404, Vol. 18, 2003.

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Conference papers


2006

M. Baracani G. Guariso, Supporting Environmental and Energy Decisions Through an Open Software Structure, IEMSS, Burlington, Vermont, USA, Invited Plenary Talk, 2006.

M. Baracani, G. Guariso, E. Angelino, G. Fossati, E. Peroni, Valuing the external costs of pm10 emissions at regional level, Advanced Atmospheric Aereosol Symposium, Milano, ed. AIDIC, 2006.

A. Castelletti, F. Pianosi, V. Sachero, R. Soncini Sessa, TwoLe/P: a MODSS Implementing PIP Procedure for Participative Water Basin Planning, 3rd International Symposium on Integrated Water Resources Management - IWRM 2006, Bochum, Germany, 2006.

G. Corani, G. Guariso, M. Bianchi, PM10 forecasting with a local linear approach, Advanced Atmospheric Aereosol Symposium, Milano, ed. AIDIC, 2006.

G. Fiorese, M. Gatto, G. Guariso, Biomass for energy in mountain and farming districts of Northern Italy: Optimal plant technology and location design, Proceedings of the World Renewable Energy Congress IX, Firenze, ed. Elsevier, 2006.

2005

A. Castelletti, R. Soncini Sessa, Improving participation in water resource planning through bayesian belief networks: a case study in Central Italy, Proceedings of the International Conference on Reservoir Operation and River Management (ICROM), 17-24 September, Guangzhou and Three Gorges, China, 2005.

A. Castelletti, F. Pianosi, R. Soncini Sessa, P.C. Young, Data Based Mechanistic modelling of a snow affected basin, Proceedings 16th IFAC World Congress, Prague, Czech Republic, 4-8 July, 2005.

A. Castelletti, D. de Rigo, R. Soncini Sessa, E. Weber, A. Rizzoli, An improved technique for Neuro-Dynamic Programming applied to the Efficient and Integrated Water Resources Management, Proceedings 16th IFAC World Congress, 4-8 July, Prague, Czech Republic, 2005.

A. Castelletti, R. Soncini Sessa, Integrated and participatory water resource modelling through bayesian belief networks, Proceedings 12th IWRA World Water Congress, World Water Congress, 22-25 November, New Delhi, India, 2005.

G. Corani, M. Gatto, An application of Structural Risk Minimization to the selection of ecological models, 16th IFAC Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, 2005.

G. Guariso, S. Ceserini, G.M. Crovetto, L. Marazzi, An extensive survey on wood use for domestic heating in Lombardy: implication for PM emission inventory, 14th Annual Emission Inventory ConferenceTransforming Emission Inventories Meeting Future Challenges Today, Las Vegas (USA), Vol. sess. 9/12, 2005.

2004

A. Castelletti, R. Soncini Sessa, E. Weber, F. Cellina, The PIP procedure in the planning of lake Verbano, Venezia, IFAC Workshop on Modelling and Control for Participatory Planning and Managing Water Systems, 2004.

A. Castelletti, R. Soncini Sessa, F. Pianosi, P.C. Young, DBM modelling in the upper Ticino river basin, Venezia, IFAC Workshop on Modelling and Control for Participatory Planning and Managing Water Systems, 2004.

A. Castelletti, D. De Rigo, R. Soncini Sessa, E. Weber, A. Rizzoli, Neuro-Dynamic Programming for the efficient Integrated Water Resources Management, Venezia, IFAC Workshop on Modelling and Control for Participatory Planning and Managing Water Systems, 2004.

A. Castelletti, R. Soncini Sessa, The Verbano project, Berlin, 2nd Harmoni-Ca WP3 workshop, 2004.

A. Castelletti, R. Soncini Sessa, PIP: A participatory and integrated planning procedure for decision making in water resource systems, Venezia, IFAC Workshop on Modelling and Control for Participatory Planning and Managing Water Systems, 2004.

G. Corani, S. Barazzetta, First results in the prediction of particulate matter in the Milan area, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, 9th International Conference on Harmonisation within Atmospheric Dispersion Modelling for Regulatory Purposes, pp. 365-369, Vol. 1, 2004.

G. Corani, G. Guariso, M. Cecchet, Artificial Neural Networks Prediction of PM10 in the Milan area, Osnabrück (Germany), "Complexity and Integrated Resources Management" 2nd Biennial Meeting of the International Environmental Modelling and Software Society, pp. 93-98, Vol. 1, 2004.

G. Corani, G. Guariso, Fuzzy modelling of basin state and Neural Networks for flood forecasting, Osnabrück (Germany), "Complexity and Integrated Resources Management" 2nd Biennial Meeting of the International Environmental Modelling and Software Society, pp. 1301-1306, Vol. 3, 2004.

2003

A. Castelletti, R. Soncini Sessa, The Verbano Project, 1st Harmoni-Ca WP3 workshop, Harmoni-CA, Berlin, Germany, 2003.

A. Castelletti, R. Soncini Sessa, Criteria, indexes and indicators, 1st Harmoni-Ca WP3 workshop, Harmoni-CA, Berlin, Germany, 2003.

A. Castelletti, R. Soncini Sessa, An integrated and participatory decisional procedure for water system planning, Harmoni-Ca and Catch-Mod Workshop, Harmoni-CA, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2003.

G. Corani, G. Guariso, S. Castelli, Structural identification of multivariate neural networks for rainfall-runoff modelling, IFAC Symp. On System Identification SYSID 2003, Rotterdam (The Netherlands), 2003.

G. Corani, G. Guariso, L. Bolognini, C. Faggioni, Neural Network forecast of ozone pollution in Milan, Int. Con. On Engineering Application of Neural Networks, Malaga, Spain, pp. 356-363, 2003.

G. Guariso, M. Baracani, A simulation software of forest fires based on two-level cellular automata, Rotterdam (The Netherlands), Forest Fire Research, Coimbra, Portugal, pp. 100, 2003.

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