Chiara Bassetti

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Research Fellow
Short profile: 

After a fellowship at the Department of Disciplines of Communication of the University of Bologna with the project DisCoPra, Chiara is now Post-doc Research Fellow at the Laboratory of Applied Ontology of the Institute of Cognitive Science and Technology, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (ISTC-CNR), working on the project VisCoSo. She teaches Qualitative Methods for Social Sciences at the Department of Sociology and Social Research of the University of Trento, where she took her Ph.D. in March 2010 with a thesisbased on a (self-)ethnographic research on the world of dance and aimed, within a phenomenological and ethnomethodological perspective, at the analysis of the role of the body and embodiment in everyday situated interaction as well as in long-term social processes. Among the research projects she worked on since her graduation in Disciplines of Communication in 2004 (University of Bologna, magna cum laude, thesis on Emergency Communication): Professions and semi-professions. Ethnographic analysis of occupational communities (PRIN 2006, National Coordinator Giolo Fele); MEDiCA: Medical Emergency Dispatch Centre Analysis; MAP e-ten: Mobile Adaptive Procedure, (EC FP IV, Gianni Jacucci); Traffic control as work (MIUR 2001, National Coordinator Cristina Zucchermaglio).


Body and Embodiment; Everyday Interaction; Workplace Studies; Emergency Communication and Management; Organizational Practices; Coordination Centres; Socio-technical Systems; Science and Technology Studies; Information Systems and ICTs; Dance and Performing Arts; Performance and Performative Learning; Cultural Studies; Gender Studies.
Ethnography; Ethnomethodology; Conversation Analysis; Video-based research; Visual Analysis; Qualitative Interviews.



Conigliaro D., Setti F., Bassetti C., Ferrario R., Cristani M. ATTENTO: ATTENTion Observed for Automated Spectator Crowd Analysis. In: HBU 2013 - Human Behavior Understanding, 4th International Workshop, HBU 2013. Proceedings (Barcelona (Spain), 22 October 2013). Proceedings, pp. 102 - 111. A. Ali Salah, H. Hung, O. Aran, H. Gunes (eds.). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 8212). Springer, 2013.  image   image   image
Conigliaro D., Setti F., Bassetti C., Ferrario R., Cristani M. Viewing the Viewers: A Novel Challenge for Automated Crowd Analysis. In: SBA 2013 - SBA 2013 - International Workshop on Social Behaviour Analysis hosted by ICIAP 2013 International Workshops, Naples, Italy, September 9-13, 2013. Proceedings (Naples (Italy), 9-13 September 2013). Proceedings, pp. 517 - 526. A. Petrosino, L. Maddalena, P. Pala (eds.). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 8158). Springer, 2013.  image   image   image