Projects

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

  • Ambient Assisted Living with focus on Fall Detection. OSRAM (Munich, DE) Ph.D. Grant (3 years) – XXXII Ciclo. November 2016 – November 2019;
  • Learning Architectures for Multimedia Representation and Understanding. STMicroelectronics Ph.D. Grant (3 years) – XXXII Ciclo. November 2016 – November 2019;
  • 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;

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

  • 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:

  • 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.