Paolo Rocchi received the degree in physics from the University of Rome in 1969, and was associated to the same Institute of Physics as an assistant. Next year he joined IBM as a docent and researcher. He has been involved in various fields of research pertaining to the areas of computing, information theory, reliability theory, theoretical biology, didactics of computer science. In addition, he has put forward innovative contributions to the foundations of the probability calculus, in particular he addresses the axiomatization and interpretation issues. Rocchi has written over one hundred twenty works including dozen volumes. Upon retirement in 2010 Rocchi has been recognized as an Emeritus Docent at IBM for his achievements in basic and applied research. Rocchi is also an Adjunct Professor at Luiss University of Rome. He is a member of various scientific societies and his production has been appreciated even beyond the scientific community. Mass media commented his achievements in successive stages.
Computing, information theory, reliability theory, theoretical biology, and didactics of computer science