Projects

We have been involved in the following First Person (Egocentric) Vision projects:

Title: EPIC-KITCHENS-100
Partners: University of Bristol, University of Catania
Principal Investigators: Prof. Dima Damen, Prof. Giovanni Maria Farinella
Contact: gfarinella@dmi.unict.it


Title: MEGABIT - Monitoring Egocentric Gaze for Analysis of Behaviors and Interactions with Targets
Duration: 24 months
Starting Date: July 2020
Ending Date: June 2022
Grant by: Piano di incentivi per la ricerca di Ateneo 2020/2022 (Pia.ce.ri.) – linea di intervento 2, Dipartimento di Matematica e Informatica, Università degli studi di Catania
Principal Investigator: Prof. Giovanni Maria Farinella, Maria De Salvo
Contact: gfarinella@dmi.unict.it

Title: Predizione di azioni e interazioni con oggetti da immagini e video acquisiti mediante telecamere indossabili
Duration: 36 months
Starting Date: April 2020
Ending Date: Mar 2023
Grant by: PON Ricerca e Innovazione 2014-2020 - Attraction and International Mobility (AIM) - AIM1893589 - Linea 3 - SSNI Fabbrica Intelligente
Principal Investigator: Dr. Antonino Furnari
Contact: furnari@dmi.unict.it

Title: ENIGMA - Egocentric Navigator for Industrial Guidance, Monitoring and Anticipation
Duration: 36 months
Starting Date: Mar 2020
Ending Date: Feb 2023
Grant by: MISE - Fondo per la Crescita Sostenibile – Sportello “Fabbrica intelligente” PON I&C 2014-2020 (Prog n. F/190050/02/X44 – CUP: B61B19000520008 COR: 1631498)
Grant Amount: € 2.340.368,75
Partners: XENIA Progetti s.r.l., University of Catania, Morpheos s.r.l
Principal Investigator: Prof. Giovanni Maria Farinella
Contact: gfarinella@dmi.unict.it

Title: EVA – Egocentric Vision with Adaptation: Studio di algoritmi di domain adaptation nel contesto First Person (Egocentric) Vision
Duration: 11 months
Starting Date: Feb 2020
Ending Date: Dec 2020
Grant by: Xenia Network Solutions s. r. l.
Principal Investigator: Prof. Giovanni Maria Farinella
Contact: gfarinella@dmi.unict.it

Title: VALUE - Visual Analysis for Localization and Understanding of Environments
Duration: 24 months
Starting Date: Jan 2020
Ending Date: June 2022
Grant by: PO FESR 2014/2020 - Azione 1.1.5 (N. 08CT6209090207 - CUP G69J18001060007)
Grant Amount: € 2.010.086,30
Partners: University of Catania (CUTGANA), Xenia Gestione Documentale srl, IMC Service, Capitale Cultura, CNR
Principal Investigator: Prof. Giovanni Maria Farinella, Prof. Giovanni Signorello
Contact: gfarinella@dmi.unict.it

Title: PhilHumans - Personal Health Interfaces Leveraging HUman-MAchine Natural interactionS
Duration: 48 months
Starting Date: 01 Jan 2019
Ending Date: 31 Dec 2022
Grant by: Marie Sklodowska Curie - Horizon 2020-ITN-EID
Grant Amount: € 2.187.774
Partners: Philips, TU/e, University of Cagliari, University of Catania, University of Aberdeen, R2M Solution
Principal Investigator: Prof. Giovanni Maria Farinella
Contact: gfarinella@dmi.unict.it

Title: VIPS – Visual Indoor Positioning: System - Studio e design di algoritmi per la localizzazione a partire da sequenze di immagini acquisite con dispositivi di First Person (Egocentric) Vision.
Duration: 11 months
Starting Date: February 2019
Ending Date: December 2019
Grant by: Xenia Network Solutions
Principal Investigator: Prof. Giovanni Maria Farinella
Contact: gfarinella@dmi.unict.it

Title: MAN-FPV: Studio e design di algoritmi di Computer Vision e Machine Learning per Anticipazione delle Azioni e delle Interazioni fra Utente e Oggetti.
Duration: 7 months
Starting Date: June 2018
Ending Date: December 2018
Grant by: Xenia Network Solutions
Principal Investigator: Prof. Giovanni Maria Farinella
Contact: gfarinella@dmi.unict.it

Title: First Person (Egocentric) Vision for Scene Understanding
Duration: 24 months
Starting Date: January 2018
Ending Date: December 2019
Grant by: Piano della Ricerca 2016-2018 – linea di intervento 2, Dipartimento di Matematica e Informatica, Università degli studi di Catania
Principal Investigator: Prof. Giovanni Maria Farinella
Contact: gfarinella@dmi.unict.it

Title: Egocentric Vision and Wearable Computing for Learning through Imitation.
Duration: 3 years
Starting Date: November 2018
Ending Date: October 2021
Ph.D. Grant by: Programma Operativo Nazionale (PON) MIUR (Misterbianco, IT)
Industrial Partner: OrangeDev (Misterbianco, IT)
Principal Investigator: Prof. Giovanni Maria Farinella
Contact: gfarinella@dmi.unict.it

Title: Active Vision for Robot Localization.
Duration: 3 years
Starting Date: November 2018
Ending Date: October 2021
Ph.D. Grant by: OrangeDEV (Misterbianco, IT)
Principal Investigator: Prof. Giovanni Maria Farinella
Contact: gfarinella@dmi.unict.it

Title: Sistemi di visione artificiale per la localizzazione.
Duration: 3 years
Starting Date: November 2017
Ending Date: October 2020
Ph.D. Grant by: DWORD – XENIA (Aci Castello, IT)
Principal Investigator: Prof. Giovanni Maria Farinella
Contact: gfarinella@dmi.unict.it

Title: Understanding Environments, Objects and Persons from Egocentric Images and Videos.
Duration: 3 years
Starting Date: November 2017
Ending Date: October 2020
Ph.D. Grant by: Programma Operativo Nazionale Ricerca e Innovazione (PON 2014/2020) (Catania, IT)
Industrial Partner: DWord (Acicastello, IT)
Principal Investigator: Prof. Giovanni Maria Farinella
Contact: gfarinella@dmi.unict.it

Title: MBZIRC 2020
Grant Amount: $ 140.000
Principal Investigators: Prof. Sebastiano Battiato, Prof. Giovanni Maria Farinella, Prof. Giovanni Muscato, Prof. Corrado Santoro
See Selected Teams

Title: EPIC-KITCHENS-55
Partners: University of Bristol, University of Toronto, University of Catania
Principal Investigators: Prof. Dima Damen, Prof. Sanja Fidler, Prof. Giovanni Maria Farinella
Contact: gfarinella@dmi.unict.it


Title: VEDI - Vision Exploitation for Data Interpretation
Duration: 24 months
Starting Date: 01 Jan 2016
Ending Date: 31 Dec 2018
Grant by: PON MISE Horizon 2020 (Prog. n. F/050457/02/X32, CUP: B68I17000800008, COR: 128032)
Grant Amount: € 1.424.404,87
Partners: University of Catania (CUTGANA), Xenia Gestione Documentale srl, IMC Service.
Principal Investigators: Prof. Giovanni Maria Farinella, Prof. Giovanni Signorello
Contact: gfarinella@dmi.unict.it


Title: MBZIRC 2017
Grant Amount: $ 61.000
Principal Investigators: Prof. Sebastiano Battiato, Prof. Giovanni Maria Farinella, Prof. Giovanni Muscato, Prof. Corrado Santoro
See Selected Teams and Final Scores
See Video of our preformance (First Trial)