FotoFraunhoferSenior Researcher
Knowledge Discovery Department
Fraunhofer IAIS

Profiles: LinkedIn, Google Scholar, DBLP

Room B3-236
Schloss Birlinghoven, 53757 Sankt Augustin, Germany


Short CV

Dr. Giulio Napolitano is a Senior Researcher at the Knowledge Discovery Department of the Fraunhofer IAIS.

Research Interests

  • Big Data
  • Medical and Biomedical Informatics
  • Machine Learning
  • Information extraction
  • Knowledge Representation


  1. Napolitano G, Stingl JC, Schmid M, Viviani R, Predicting CYP2D6 phenotype from resting brain perfusion images by gradient boosting , Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging in press (DOI: 10.1016/j.pscychresns.2016.11.005) .
  2. Napolitano G, Marshall A, Hamilton P, Gavin AT, Machine learning classification of surgical pathology reports and chunk recognition for information extraction noise reduction , Artificial Intelligence in Medicine 70: 77-83 (DOI:10.1016/j.artmed.2016.06.001) .
  3. Renzi BG, Cotton M, Napolitano G, Barkemeyer R, Rebirth, devastation and sickness: analysing the role of metaphor in media discourses of nuclear power , Environmental Communication, online March 2016 (DOI:10.1080/17524032.2016.1157506) .
  4. Barkemeyer R, Dessai S, Monge-Sanz B, Renzi BG, Napolitano G L inguistic analysis of IPCC summaries for policy makers and associated coverage , Nature Climate Change 6 (DOI:10.1038/nclimate2824).Vanschoren J, Bischl B, Hutter F, Sebag M, Kegl B, Schmid M, Napolitano G, Wolstencroft K, Williams AR, Lawrence NTowards a Data Science Collaboratory, Advances in Intelligent Data Analysis XIV, IDA 2015, Horizon Talks, Lecture notes in Computer Science, 9385: XIX-XXI (DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-24465-5).
  5. Vukićević M, Radovanovic S, Vanschoren J, Napolitano G, Delibasic B Towards a Collaborative Platform for Advanced Meta-Learning in Healthcare Predictive Analytics , in Proceedings of the Meta-Learning and Algorithm Selection Workshop (MetaSel 2015), Porto, Portugal: 112-114.
  6. Barkemeyer R, Gibson A, Napolitano GNGO-Business Relationships over Time: Marginalizing Radical Voices?, ACAD MANAGE PROC 2015:1 15344 (DOI:10.5465/AMBPP.2015.15344abstract).
  7. Napolitano G, Ervik M, de Sabata MS, Ranaghan E, Brierley J, Gavin AT, CanStaging: the online tool facilitating the international availability, standardisation and comparison of cancer staging , Abstracts, Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, 10: 1–264. (DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12332).
  8. Barkemeyer R, Comyns B, Figge F, Napolitano G, CEO Statements in Sustainability Reports: Substantive Information or Background Noise? , Accounting Forum 38(4): 241-257 (DOI: 10.1016/j.accfor.2014.07.002).
  9. Ahmad J, Loughrey MB, Donnelly D, Ranaghan L, Shah R, Napolitano G, Kennedy JA, Prognostic Value of Added Stratification of Circumferential Resection Margin Status in Oesophageal Carcinoma , Histopathology 62(5): 752-763 (DOI: 10.1111/his.12078).
  10. Barkemeyer R, Napolitano G, CEO Statements in Corporate Sustainability Reports – Substantive Information or Background Noise? In Best Paper Proceedings of the 2012 Academy of Management Meeting, Boston (MA), USA.
  11. Napolitano G, Ranaghan E, Middleton R, Fox C, Gavin A, Real-time multidisciplinary team meeting management systems. A comparison with paper records for staging completeness and waiting times , Behaviour & Information Technology 30(4): 473-477 (DOI: 10.1080/0144929X.2011.582151).
  12. Napolitano G, Fox C, Middleton R, Connolly D, Pattern-based Information Extraction from Pathology Reports for Cancer Registration , Cancer Causes and Control 21(11): 1887-1894 (DOI: 10.1007/s10552-010-9616-4).
  13. Bradley MC, Hughes CM, Cantwell MM, Napolitano G, Murray LJ, Non Steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs and Pancreatic Cancer Risk: A nested Case-control study , British Journal of Cancer (2010) 102, 1415–1421 (DOI:10.1038/sj.bjc.6605636).
  14. Barkemeyer R, Holt D, Figge F, Napolitano G, A Longitudinal and Contextual Analysis of Media Representation of Business Ethics , European Business Review 22(4): 377-396 (doi: 10.1108/09555341011056168).
  15. van Leeuwen PJ, Connolly D, Napolitano G, Gavin A, Schröder FH, Roobol MJ, Metastasis-free survival in screen and clinical detected prostate cancer: A comparison between the european randomized study of screening for prostate cancer and northern Ireland . The Journal of Urology 181(4), Suppl.1: 798 (DOI:10.1016/S0022-5347(09)62225-4).
  16. Napolitano G, Gonzáles Beltrán A, Fox C, Marshall A, Finkelstein A, McCarron P, Biomedical Ontologies and Grid Computing as New Resources for Cancer Registries , in Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics 2009, Porto, Portugal: 512-517 (DOI: 10.5220/0001781705120517).
  17. Barkemeyer R, Napolitano G, The UN Global Compact: Moving Towards a Critical Mass or a Critical State? In Best Paper Proceedings of the 2009 Academy of Management Meeting, Chicago (IL), USA ACAD MANAGE PROC August 1, 2009 2009:1 1-6 (DOI::10.5465/ AMBPP.2009.44257937).
  18. Van Leeuwen PJ, Connolly D, Gavin A, Napolitano G, Kranse R, Schröder FH, Roobol MJ, Prostate Cancer Specific Survival in Screen and Clinical Prostate Cancer: a Comparison between the European Randomized Study of Screening for Prostate Cancer and Northern Ireland , European Urology Supplements 2009; 8(4): 193 (DOI:10.1016/S1569-9056(09)60296-7).
  19. Napolitano G, Ontology-Based Text Mining of Pathology Reports for Cancer Patients in Proceedings of the International Semantic Web Conference 2008, Doctoral Consortium (ISWC2008-DC).
  20. Connolly D, Black A, Murray LJ, Napolitano G, Gavin A, Keane PF, Methods of Calculating Prostate Specific Antigen Velocity , European Urology 2007; 52(4): 1044-1051 (DOI:10.1016/j.eururo.2006.12.017).
  21. Connolly D, Black A, Napolitano G, Murray LJ, Gavin A, Keane PF,Calculating PSA velocity – the secret of success? Regress!, European Urology Supplements 2007; 5(2): 238 (DOI:10.1016/S1569-9056(06)60869-5).
  22. Mole DJ, Fox C, Napolitano G, Electronic patient data confidentiality practices among surgical trainees: questionnaire study , Annals of The Royal College of Surgeons of England 2006; 88: 550-553 (DOI: 10.1308/003588406X117089).
  23. Mole DJ, Fox C, Napolitano G,Electronic data protection: procedures need drastic improvement, British Medical Journal 2005; 330:537 (DOI:10.1136/bmj.330.7490.53).