Projects

IPLab is currently involved in the following research projects funded by industrial partners:

  • Studio e design di algoritmi di Computer Vision e Machine Learning per Anticipazione delle Azioni e delle Interazioni fra Utente e Oggetti. Xenia Network Solutions, Giugno 2018 – Dicembre 2018-11-19.
  • IoT Crowd Sensing: Algoritmi di apprendimento e comprensione di scenari densamente affollati per applicazioni in ambito Smart Digital City. Telecom Italia S.p.A. 2018;
  • ALADIN- Advanced Library for Automatic Discovery of Interrelated News,  DNI (Digital News Innovation) Fund – Google News Initiative – San Filippo Editore. 2018;
  • ADAS+  Sviluppo di Tecnologie e Sistemi Avanzati per la Sicurezza dell’Auto mediante piattaforme Advanced Driver Assistance System – PON 2018 Mobilità sostenibile;
  • PHILHUMANS – Personal Health Interfaces Leveraging HUman-MAchine Natural interactionS. Marie Skłodowska-Curie, MSCA-ITN-2018: Innovative Training Networks. Partners involved in the project: University of Catania, University of Cagliari, University of Aberdeen, Eindhoven University of Technology, NL R2M Solution, Philips Research. Project start: January 2019. Project duration: 48 months;
  • First Person (Egocentric) Vision for Scene Understanding, Piano della Ricerca 2016-2018 – linea di intervento 2, Dipartimento di Matematica e Informatica, Università degli studi di Catania (Duration 24 Months, Start 1 January 2018);
  • Video Analysis for Forensics and Investigation Purposes in Urban Contexts. In collaboration with iCTLab (Catania, IT). Programma Operativo Nazionale (PON) MIUR (Catania, IT) Ph.D. Grant (3 years) – XXXIV Ciclo. November 2018 – November 2021;
  • Egocentric Vision and Wearable Computing for Learning through Imitation. In collaboration with OrangeDev (Misterbianco, IT). Programma Operativo Nazionale (PON) MIUR (Misterbianco, IT) Ph.D. Grant (3 years) – XXXIV Ciclo. November 2018 – November 2021;
  • Comprensione automatica di video endoscopici. Linkverse (Roma, IT) Ph.D. Grant (3 years) – XXXIV Ciclo. November 2018 – November 2021;
  • Active Vision for Robot Localization. OrangeDEV (Misterbianco, IT) Ph.D. Grant (3 years) – XXXIV Ciclo. November 2018 – November 2021;
  • Sistemi di visione artificiale per la localizzazione. DWORD – XENIA (Aci Castello, IT) Ph.D. Grant (3 years) – XXXIII Ciclo. November 2017 – November 2020;
  • Correlazione tra paramteri di processo, parametri macchina e i risutlati elettrici dei dispositivi per identificare degli algoritmi in grado di predire, in base ai dati real-time disponibili in linea, gli eventuali fallimenti dei dispositivi prodotti. STMicroelectronics (Catania, IT) Ph.D. Grant (3 years) – XXXIII Ciclo. November 2017 – November 2020;
  • Multimedia Forensics in the Wild. In collaboration with iCTLab (Catania, IT). Programma Operativo Nazionale Ricerca e Innovazione (PON 2014/2020) (Catania, IT) Ph.D. Grant (3 years) – XXXIII Ciclo. November 2017 – November 2020;
  • Understanding Environments, Objects and Persons from Egocentric Images and Videos. In collaboration with DWord (Acicastello, IT). Programma Operativo Nazionale Ricerca e Innovazione (PON 2014/2020) (Catania, IT) Ph.D. Grant (3 years) – XXXIII Ciclo. November 2017 – November 2020;
  • Learning Architectures for Multimedia Representation and Understanding. STMicroelectronics Ph.D. Grant (3 years) – XXXII Ciclo. November 2016 – November 2019;

IPLab has been involved in different granted public and private research project. Among the others:

  • Sviluppo e realizzazione di algoritmi per analisi comportamentali predittive mediante algoritmi di Computer Vision orientate a scenari di servizi “smart city”. Telecom Italia S.p.A. 2017;
  • MultiSensor Data Fusion: Algoritmi di apprendimento e comprensione di dati multimodali. Telecom Italia S.p.A. 2017;
  • Learning Architectures for Visual Sentiment Analysis. Telecom Italia S.p.A. Ph.D. Grant (3 years) – XXXI Ciclo. November 2015 – November 2018;
  • Computer vision assisted DOOH and Interactive Systems behavioral analysis in a sales point (1). Centro Studi S.r.l. Ph.D. Grant (3 years) – XXXI Ciclo. November 2015 – November 2018;
  • Computer vision assisted DOOH and Interactive Systems behavioral analysis in a sales point (2). Centro Studi S.r.l. Ph.D. Grant (3 years) – XXXI Ciclo. November 2015 – November 2018;
  • Algoritmi avanzati di Computer Vision per l’analisi dei flussi di traffico. Park Smart S.r.L. Ph.D. Grant (3 years) – XXXI Ciclo. November 2015 – November 2018;
  • Multi Device Video Analysis and Summarization for High Bandwidth Connected Environments. Telecom Italia S.p.A. Ph.D. Grant (3 years) – XXX Ciclo. November 2014 – November 2017.
  • VEDI – Vision Exploitation for Data Interpretation (PON MISE Horizon 2020). Partners involved in this project are: University of Catania (CUTGANA), Xenia Gestione Documentale srl, IMC Service. 1 January 2017 – 31 December 2018
  • PANORAMA – Ultrawide Context Aware Imaging (ENIAC Programme). Partners involved in this project are: Dipartimento di Matematica ed Informatica, STMicroelectronics, Philips, Bosch, QFree, Cmosis. April 2012 – December 2015;
  • DIGINTEGRA (PO/FESR Misura 4.1.1.1 – Regione Sicilia). Partners involved in this project are: Consorzio Catania Ricerche, EdisonWEb, A-Tono, GlobalProject Finance, APOMercato. January 2012 – June 2014;
  • EMOCUBE (PO/FESR Misura 4.1.1.2 – Regione Sicilia). Partners involved in this project is EdisonWEb. January 2012 – January 2014;
  • FARM.PRO (PO/FESR Misura 4.1.1.1) in partnership with FarmaciaServizi spa. January 2012 – January 2014;
  • CET – Fruizione Sostenibile di Circuiti Ecoturistici (PO/FESR 2007-2013 Misura 4.1.1.1 – Regione Sicilia – CUP: G25C13000580007);
  • MedNETHA-Mediterranean Network for emerging nanomaterials (PO/FESR 2007-2013 Misura 4.1.2 – Regione Sicilia – CUP: E61J12000100006)
    September-December 2015.

Other projects:

  • Ambient Assisted Living with focus on Fall Detection. OSRAM (Munich, DE) Ph.D. Grant (3 years) – XXXII Ciclo. November 2016 – October 2017;
  • Study, definition and development of a Mobile Ultra-Broadband Multi-Device Ecosystem for Multimedia Services. The partners involved in this project are: DMI, University of Catania and Telecom Italia S.p.A. September 2013 – December 2015;
  • Visual Data Mining. The partners involved in this project are: DMI, University of Catania and Telecom Italia S.p.A. (September 2014 – December 2015).
  • Sviluppo e Implementazione di una metodologia di smoke detection per imaging smart sensor. The partners involved in this project are: DMI, University of Catania and AST Catania Lab di STMicrolectronics. August 2013 – February 2014;
  • Compressed Descriptors for Deformable Objects. The partners involved in this project are: DMI, University of Catania and AST Catania Lab di STMicrolectronics. May 2013 – May 2014.
  • Development di Direct Focus Algorithm. The partners involved in this project are: DMI, University of Catania and Imaging Division- Grenbole di STMicrolectronics. May 2013 – November 2013;
  • IT@CHA. The partners involved in this project are: DMI, University of Catania and TECHLABWorks. April 2012 – March 2013;
  • Image Content Analysis. The partners involved in this project are: DMI, University of Catania and AST Catania Lab di STMicrolectronics. May 2010 – May 2011;
  • Diagnostica per Immagini-Dimago. The partners involved in this project were: Inform – Infracom italia S.p.A., supported by PIA Innovazione, prog. N. E01/0570/P 02. January 2007 – December 2007;
  • Sviluppo di materiali e tecnologie per una nuova gamma di Artroprotesi di ginocchio ad elevata flessibilità applicativa – FAR – L.297. The partners involved in this project were: LIMA (Ud), Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale e Meccanica, il Dipartimento di Matematica ed Informatica (University of Catania), Fraunhofer Institut für Techno- und Wirtschaftsmathematik of Kaiserslautern (D) . Specific task of our group has regarded the 3D Bone Segmentation starting from CT data. July 2005 – September 2007;
  • Image Noise Removal for Embedded Devices, STMicroelectronics Ph.D. Grant (3 years) – XXIII Ciclo;
  • Feature Exstraction and Randomized Learning for Image Analysis and Classification, STMicroelectronics Ph.D. Grant (3 years) – XXIII Ciclo;
  • True Scene Understanding: Classification, Semantic Segmentation and Retrieval, STMicroelectronics Ph.D. Grant (3 years) – XXVI Ciclo;
  • Image Representation Using Consensus Vocabulary and Food Image Classification, STMicroelectronics Ph.D. Grant (3 years) – XXVIII Ciclo.