GIOVANNI MARIA FARINELLA

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science - University of Catania


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Authored Books

  1. G. M. Farinella, “Computer Vision: Representing Scenes for Recognition, Retrieval and Content Based Learning”, ISBN 978-3-8465-1919-6, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, 2011

Edited Books

  1. “Computer Vision for Assistive Healthcare”, Eds. G. M. Farinella, M. Leo, Elsevier, ISBN: 9780128134450, DOI: 10.1016/C2016-0-05081-7, Academic Press Elsevier, 2018

  2. “New Trends in Image Analysis and Processing – ICIAP 2017 Workshop”, Eds. S. Battiato, G. Gallo, G. M. Farinella, M. Leo. Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), Vol. 10590, ISBN 978-3-319-70741-9, ISSN 0302-9743, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-70742-6, Springer, 2017

  3. “Machine Learning, Optimization, and Big Data”, Eds. P. Pardalos, M. Pavone, G. M. Farinella, V. Cutello, Lectures Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 9432, ISBN: 978-3-319-27926-8, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, Germany, 2015

  4. “Registration and Recognition in Images and Videos”, Eds. R. Cipolla, S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, Studies in Computational Intelligence, Vol. 532, ISBN 978-3-642-44906-2, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, Germany, 2014

  5. “Advanced Topics in Computer Vision”, Eds. G. M. Farinella, S. Battiato, R. Cipolla, Advances in Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, ISBN 978-1-4471-5519-5, DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4471-5520-1, Springer-Verlag, London, 2013

  6. “Machine Learning for Computer Vision”, Eds. R. Cipolla, S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, Studies in Computational Intelligence, Vol. 411, ISBN 978-3-642-28660-5, e-ISBN 978-3-642-28661-2, ISSN 1860-949X, e-ISSN 1860-9503, DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-28661-2, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, Germany, 2012

  7. “Computer Vision: Detection, Recognition and Reconstruction”, Eds. R. Cipolla, S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, Studies in Computational Intelligence, Vol. 285, ISBN 978-3-642-12847-9, e-ISBN 978-3-642-12848-6, ISSN 1860-949X, DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-12848-6, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, Germany, 2010

International Book Chapters

  1. S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, M. Guarnera, G. Messina, D. Ravì, “A cluster-based boosting strategy for red-eyes removal”, Chapter in Computational Intelligence in Image Processing, Eds. A. Chatterjee, S. Patrick, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, Germany, Chapter 12, ISBN 978-3-642-30620-4, pp. 219-252, 2012

  2. G. M. Farinella, S. Battiato, “Representation Models and Machine Learning Techniques for Scene Classification”, Chapter in Pattern Recognition and Machine Vision, Ed. P. S. P. Wang, River publisher, Denmark, ISBN: 978-87-92329-36-3, Chapter 13, pp. 199-214, 2010

  3. G. M. Farinella, D. Ravì, “Image Categorization”, Chapter in Image Processing for Embedded Devices - Applied Digital Imaging, Bentham Science Publisher, The Netherlands, ISSN: 1879-7458, 2010, eISBN: 978-1-60805-170-0, DOI: 10.2174/97816080517001100101, Chapter 10, pp. 237-269, 2010

National Book Chapters

  1. S.Battiato, G. M. Farinella, G. Puglisi, “Image/Video Forensics: casi di studio”, Chapter in IISFA Memberbook 2011 DIGITAL FORENSICS, Eds. G. Costabile, A. Attanasio, Experta, Italy Chapter 8, ISBN 978-886021-269-6, pp. 261-292, 2011

  2. S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, G. Messina, G. Puglisi, “Digital Video Forensics: Status e Prospettive”, Chapter in IISFA Memberbook 2010 DIGITAL FORENSICS, Eds. G. Costabile, A. Attanasio, Experta, Italy, Chapter 11, ISBN 987-886021-234-4, pp. 251-276, 2010

Edited International Journals

  1. "Learning and Recognition for Assistive Computer Vision", Eds. G.M. Farinella, M. Leo, G. Medioni, M. Trivedi, Pattern Recognition Letters, Elsevier (to appear)

  2. "Variational Inequalities, Nash Equilibrium Problems and Applications", Eds. S. Battiato, P. Daniele, G. M. Farinella, S. Giuffrè, L. Scrimali, Journal of Global Optimization, Springer (to appear)

  3. "Nutrition Informatics: From Food Monitoring to Dietary Management", Eds. S. Mougiakakou, G. M. Farinella, K. Yanai, E. Sazonov, G. Frost, IEEE International Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, IEEE, (to appear)

  4. "Assistive Computer Vision and Robotics - Assistive Solutions for Mobility, Communication and HMI", Eds. G.M. Farinella, T. Kanade, M. Leo, G. Medioni, M. Trivedi, Computer Vision and Image Understanding, Elsevier, ISSN: 1077-3142, Vol. 149, pp. 1-2 , doi: 10.1016/j.cviu.2016.05.014, 2016

  5. "Assistive Computer Vision and Robotics - Advancements in Smart Environments and Daily Activity Monitoring", Eds. G.M. Farinella, T. Kanade, M. Leo, G. Medioni, M. Trivedi, Computer Vision and Image Understanding, Elsevier, ISSN: 1077-3142, Vol. 148, pp. 1-2, doi: 10.1016/j.cviu.2016.05.010, 2016

  6. "Animal and Insect Behaviour Understanding in Image Sequences", Eds. C. Spampinato, G. M. Farinella, B. Boom, M. Betke, R. Fisher, V. Mezaris, EURASIP Journal of Image and Signal Processing published by Springer, doi: 10.1186/1687-5281-2015-1, 2015

International Journals

  1. F. Ragusa, A. Furnari, S. Battiato, G. Signorello, G. M. Farinella, “Egocentric Visitors Localization in Cultural Sites”, ACM Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage (JOCCH), ISSN: 1556-4673, (ISI Impact Factor 2017: 0,529), Vol. ... , Issue: ... , doi: ..., 2019

  2. L. Guarnera, G. M. Farinella, A. Furnari, A. Salici, C. Ciampini, V. Matranga, S. Battiato, “Forensic analysis of handwritten documents with GRAPHJ”, Journal of Electronic Imaging, ISSN: 1017-9909, (ISI Impact Factor 2017: 0.789), Vol. 27, Issue: 5, doi: 10.1117/1.JEI.27.5.051230, 2018

  3. V. Santarcangelo, G. M. Farinella, A. Furnari, S. Battiato, “Market Basket Analysis from Egocentric Videos”, Pattern Recognition Letters, Elsevier, ISSN: 01678655, (ISI Impact Factor 2017: 1.954), Vol 112, pp. 83-90, doi: 10.1016/j.patrec.2018.06.010, 2018

  4. S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, G. Gallo, O. Giudice, “On-board monitoring system for road traffic safety analysis”, Computers in Industry, Elsevier, ISSN: 0166-3615, (ISI Impact Factor 2017: 2.850), Vol. 98, pp. 208-217, doi: 10.1016/j.compind.2018.02.014, 2018

  5. A. Furnari, S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, “Personal-Location-Based Temporal Segmentation of Egocentric Video for Lifelogging Applications”, Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, Elsevier, ISSN: 1047-3203, (ISI Impact Factor 2017: 1.836), Vol. 52, pp. 1-12, doi: 10.1016/j.jvcir.2018.01.019, 2018

  6. R. E. Musumeci, D. Moltisanti, E. Foti, S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, “3-D Monitoring of Rubble Mound Breakwater Damages”, Measurement, Elsevier, ISSN: 0263-2241, (ISI Impact Factor 2017: 2.218), Vol. 117, pp. 347-364, doi: 10.1016/j.measurement.2017.12.020, 2018

  7. A. Furnari, S. Battiato, K. Grauman, G. M. Farinella, “Next-Active-Object Prediction from Egocentric Videos”, Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, Elsevier ISSN: 1047-3203, (ISI Impact Factor 2017: 1.836), Vol. 49, pp. 401-411, doi: 10.1016/j.jvcir.2017.10.004, 2017

  8. A. Ortis, G. M. Farinella, D. D’amico, L. Addesso, G. Torrisi, S. Battiato, “Organizing Egocentric Videos of Daily Living Activities”, Pattern Recognition, Elsevier, (ISI Impact Factor 2017: 3.965), ISSN: 0031-3203, Vol. 72, pp. 207-218, Doi: 10.1016/j.patcog.2017.07.010, 2017

  9. A. Furnari, G. M. Farinella, A. R. Bruna, S. Battiato, “Distortion Adaptive Sobel Filters for the Gradient Estimation of Wide Angle Images”, Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, (ISI Impact Factor 2017: 1.836), ISSN: 1047-3203, Vol. 46, pp. 165-175, doi: 10.1016/j.jvcir.2017.03.019, 2017

  10. A. Furnari, G. M. Farinella, A. R. Bruna, S. Battiato, “Affine Covariant Features for Fisheye Distortion Local Modelling”, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, (ISI Impact Factor 2017: 5.072), ISSN: 1057-7149, Vol. 26, pp. 696-710, doi: 10.1109/TIP.2016.2627816, 2017

  11. M. Leo, G. Medioni, M. Trivedi, T. Kanade, G. M. Farinella, “Computer Vision for Assistive Technologies”, Computer Vision and Image Understanding, Elsevier (Impact Factor 2017: 2.391), ISSN: 1077-3142, Vol. 154, pp. 1-15, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cviu.2016.09.001, 2017

  12. A. Furnari, G. M. Farinella, S. Battiato, “Recognizing Personal Locations From Egocentric Videos”, EEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems, (ISI Impact Factor 2017: 2.563), ISSN: 2168-2291, Vol. 47, pp. 6-18, doi: 10.1109/THMS.2016.2612002, 2017

  13. G. M. Farinella, D. Allegra, M. Moltisanti, F. Stanco, S. Battiato, “Retrieval and Classification of Food Images”, Computers in Biology and Medicine, (ISI Impact Factor 2016: 1.836), ISSN: 0010-4825, Vol. 77, pp. 23-39, doi: 10.1016/j.compbiomed.2016.07.006, 2016 (Meritorious Papers Award - Top 10%)

  14. D. Ravì, M. Bober, G. M. Farinella, M. Guarnera, S. Battiato,“Semantic Segmentation of Images Exploiting DCT based Features and Random Forest”, Pattern Recognition, Elsevier (Impact Factor 2016: 4.582), ISSN: 0031-3203, Vol. 52, pp. 260-273, doi: 10.1016/j.patcog.2015.10.021, 2016

  15. S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, O, Giudice, G. Puglisi, “Aligning Shapes for Symbol Classification and Retrieval”, Multimedia Tools and Applications, Springer (ISI, Impact Factor 2016: 1.530), ISSN: 1380-7501, Vol. 75, N. 10, pp. 5513-5531, doi: 10.1007/s11042-015-2523-7, 2016

  16. S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, A. Furnari, G. Puglisi, A. Snijders, J. Spiekstra, “An Integrated System for Vehicle Tracking and Classification”, Expert Systems with Applications, Elsevier (Impact Factor 2015: 2.981), ISSN 0957-4174, Vol. 42, N. 21, pp.7263-7275, doi:10.1016/j.eswa.2015.05.055, 2015

  17. G. M. Farinella, D. Ravì, V. Tomaselli, M. Guarnera, S. Battiato, “Representing Scenes for Real-Time Context Classification on Mobile Devices”, Pattern Recognition, Elsevier, ISSN: 0031-3203, (ISI, Impact Factor 2015: 3.399), Volume: 48, Issue: 4, pp. 1086 - 1100, doi: 10.1016/j.patcog.2014.05.014, 2015

  18. S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, G. Puglisi, D. Ravì, “Saliency Based Selection of Gradient Vector Flow Paths for Content Aware Image Resizing”, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, ISSN: 1057-7149, (ISI, Impact Factor 2014: 3.625), Volume: 23, Issue: 5, pp. 2081 - 2095, doi:10.1109/TIP.2014.2312649, 2014

  19. S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, G. Puglisi, D. Ravì, “Aligning Codebooks for Near Duplicate Image Detection”, Multimedia Tools and Applications, ISSN : 1380-7501, (ISI, Impact Factor 2014: 1.346), Volume: 72, Issue: 2, pp. 1483-1506, doi:10.1007/s11042-013-1470-4, 2014

  20. A. R. Bruna, G. M. Farinella, C. G. Guarnera, S. Battiato, “Forgery Detection and Value Identification of Euro Banknotes”, Sensors Journal – MDPI Open Access, ISSN 1424-8220, (ISI, Impact Factor 2013: 2.457), Volume: 13, PP. 2515-2529, doi:10.3390/s130202515 , 2013

  21. S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, E. Messina, G. Puglisi, “Robust Image Alignment for Tampering Detection”, IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, ISSN : 1556-6013, (ISI, Impact Factor 2012: 1.895), Volume: 7, Issue: 4, pp. 1105-1117 doi: 10.1109/TIFS.2012.2194285, 2012

  22. G. M. Farinella, Sebastiano Battiato, “Scene Classification in Compressed and Constrained Domain”, IEEE IET Computer Vision, Institution of Engineering and Technology, IEEE Xplore digital library, United Kingdom, ISSN: 1751-9632, (ISI, Impact Factor 2011: 0.697), Vol. 5, N. 5, pp. 320-334, doi: 10.1049/iet-cvi.2010.0056, 2011

  23. G. Azzaro, M. Caccamo, J.D. Ferguson, S. Battiato, G.M. Farinella, G.C. Guarnera, G. Puglisi, R. Petriglieri, G. Licitra, “Objective Estimation of Body Condition Score by Modeling Cow Body Shape from Digital Images”, Journal Dairy Science, Elsevier, USA, ISSN: 0022-0302 (ISI, Impact Factor 2011:2.497), Vol. 94, N. 4, pp. 2126-2137, doi:10.3168/jds.2010-3467, 2011

  24. S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, G. Giuffrida, C. Sismeiro, and G. Tribulato, “Exploiting Visual and Text features for Direct Marketing Learning in Time and Space Constrained Domains”, Pattern Analysis and Application, Springer-Verlag, United Kingdom, ISSN 1433-7541, e-ISSN 1433-755X (ISI, Impact Factor 2010: 1.097), Vol 13, N. 2, pp. 143–157, doi:10.1007/s10044-009-0145-2, 2010

  25. S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, M. Guarnera, G. Messina, and D. Ravì, “Red-Eyes Removal Through Cluster Based Boosting on Gray Codes”, Eurasip Journal on Image and Video Processing (ISI, Impact Factor 2010: 0.701) - Special issue on "Emerging Methods for Color Image and Video Quality Enhancement", Hindawi Publishing Corporation, USA, ISSN 1687-5176, e-ISSN 1687-5281, Vol. 2010, Article ID 909043, pp. 1-11, doi:10.1155/2010/909043, 2010

  26. S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, G. Gallo, D. Ravì, “Exploiting Textons Distributions on Spatial Hierarchy for Scene Classification”, Eurasip Journal on Image and Video Processing (ISI, Impact Factor 2010: 0.701), Hindawi Publishing Corporation, USA, ISSN 1687-5176, e-ISSN 1687-5281, vol. 2010, Article ID 919367, pp. 1-13, 2010. doi:10.1155/2010/919367, 2010

  27. S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, G. Giuffrida, C. Sismeiro, and G. Tribulato, “Using Visual and Text Features for Direct Marketing on Multimedia Messaging Services Domain”, Multimedia Tools and Applications Journal Springer-Verlag, USA, ISSN 1380-7501, e-ISSN 1573-7721, (ISI, Impact Factor 2009: 0.626), Vol 42, Issue 1, pp. 5-30, doi: 10.1007/s11042-008-0250-z, 2009

  28. H. Andra, S. Battiato, G. Bilotta, G. M. Farinella, G. Impoco, J. Orlik, G. Russo, A. Zemitis, “Structural Simulation of a Bone-Prosthesis System of the Knee Joint”, Sensors Journal – MDPI Open Access - Special Issue on Medical Images Processing, MDPI, Switzerland, ISSN: 1424-8220, (ISI, Impact Factor 2008: 1.870), Vol 8, pp. 5897-5926, doi: 10.3390/s8095897, 2008

  29. G. Catanuto, A. Spano, A. Pennati, E. Riggio, G.M. Farinella, G. Impoco, S. Spoto, G. Gallo and M.B. Nava, “Experimental Methodology for Digital Breast Shape Analysis and Objective Surgical Outcome Evaluation”, Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery, Elsevier, USA, ISSN: 1748-6815, (ISI, Impact Factor 2008: 1.235), Vol. 61, Issue 3, pp. 314-318, doi:10.1016/j.bjps.2006.11.016, 2008

  30. S. Battiato, G. Di Blasi, G. M. Farinella, G. Gallo, G. C. Guarnera, “Adaptive Techniques for Microarray Image Analysis with Related Quality Assessment”, selected for the January 1, 2008 issue of Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research, USA, ISSN: 1553-9628, Vol. 15, Issue 1, January 1, 2008

  31. S. Battiato, G. Di Blasi, G. M. Farinella, G. Gallo, “Digital Mosaic Frameworks - An overview”, Computer Graphic Forum: The International Journal of the Eurographics Association, Wiley Blackwell Publisher, USA, ISSN: 0167-7055, (ISI, Impact Factor 2007: 1,107), Vol 26. No. 4, pp. 794-812, doi:10.1111/j.1467-8659.2007.01021.x, 2007

  32. S. Battiato, G. Di Blasi, G. M. Farinella, G. Gallo, G. C. Guarnera, “Adaptive Techniques for Microarray Image Analysis with Related Quality Assessment”, Journal of Electronic Imaging, co-published by Institution of Engineering and Technology, The Society for Imaging Science and Technology (IS&T) and The International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE), USA, ISSN: 1017-9909, (ISI, Impact Factor 2007: 0.455), Vol. 16, issue 4, pp. 1-20, doi: 10.1117/1.2816445, 2007

  33. G. Catanuto, A. Spano, A. Pennati, G. M. Farinella, S. Spoto, G. Impoco, G. Gallo and M. B. Nava, “Curvature mapping and outcome evaluation in breast plastic and reconstructive surgery”, European Journal of Surgical Oncology, Elsevier, USA, ISSN: 0748-7983, (ISI, Impact Factor 2006: 1.873), Vol. 32, Supplement 1, pp. S69-S70, doi: 10.1016/S0748-7983(06)70667-9, 2006

National Journals

  1. G.M. Farinella, A.M. Gueli, F. Stanco, “Automatic Recognition of Color Pigments from Raman Spectrum Analysis”, Symposium on “Image Analysis Methods for Cultural Heritage”, 9th Congress of SIMAI (Italian Society of Mathematics Applied to Industry), Rome, 15-19 September 2008 - Published on “Communications to SIMAI Congress”, ISSN: 1827-9015, Vol. 3, pp.1-10, doi: 10.1685/CSC09344, 2009

International Conferences

  1. D. Damen, H. Doughty, G. M. Farinella, S. Fidler, A. Furnari, E. Kazakos, Evangelos, D. Moltisanti, J. Munro, T. Perrett, W. Price, M. Wray, Michael, “Scaling Egocentric Vision: The EPIC-KITCHENS Dataset” , ISBN:, DOI:, pp, (ACCEPTED AS ORAL), European Conference on Computer Vision, Munich Germany, 8-14 September 2018

  2. A. Furnari, S. Battiato, G. Farinella, “Leveraging Uncertainty to Rethink Loss Functions and Evaluation Measures for Egocentric Action Anticipation” , ISBN:..., DOI:..., pp...., European Computer Vision Conference Workshops - Egocentric Perception, Interaction and Computing, Munich, Germany, 9 September 2018

  3. D. Di Mauro, A. Furnari, G. Patanè, S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, “Scene Adaptation for Semantic Segmentation using Adversarial Learning” , ISBN:..., DOI:..., pp..., IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance, Auckland, New Zeland, 27-30 November 2018

  4. E. Spera, A. Furnari, S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, “Performance Comparison of Methods Based on Image Retrieval and Direct Regression for Egocentric Shopping Cart Localization” , ISBN:..., DOI:..., pp...., IEEE 4th International Forum on Research and Technology for Society and Industry, Palermo, Italy, 10-13 September 2018

  5. A. Ortis, G. M. Farinella, G. Torrisi, S. Battiato, “Visual Sentiment Analysis Based on Objective Text Description of Images” , ISBN:..., DOI:..., pp, International Conference on Content - Based Multimedia Indexing, La Rochelle, France, 4-8 September 2018

  6. Y. Lu, D. Allegra, M. Anthimopoulos, F. Stanco, G. M. Farinella, S. Mougiakakou, “A multi-task learning approach for meal assessment” , ISBN: 978-1-4503-6537-6, DOI: 10.1145/3230519.3230593, pp 46-52, Joint Workshop on Multimedia for Cooking and Eating Activities and Multimedia Assisted Dietary Management, 2018

  7. E. Spera, A. Furnari, S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, “Egocentric Shopping Chart Localization” , ISBN:..., DOI...:, pp, International Conference on Pattern Recognition, Beijing, China, 20-24 Aug, 2018

  8. T. Rotondo, G. M. Farinella, A. Chillemi, F. Ferlito, S. Battiato, “A Digital Countryside Notebook for Smart Agriculture and Oranges Classification” , ISBN: 978-989-758-319-3, doi: 10.5220/0006845305470551, pp. 381-385, International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications – in joint with the 15th International Joint Conference on e-Business and Telecommunications Porto, Portugal, 2018.

  9. D. Di Mauro, A. Furnari., G. Patanè., S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, “A Comparison of Techniques based on Image Classification and Object Detection to Count Cars and Non-Empty Stalls in Parking Spaces” , ISBN: 978-989-758-319-3, doi: 10.5220/0006851404940502, pp. 328-336, International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications – in joint with the 15th International Joint Conference on e-Business and Telecommunications Porto, Portugal, 2018.

  10. F. Ragusa, L. Guarnera, A. Furnari, S. Battiato, G. Signorello, G. M. Farinella, “Localization of Visitors for Cultural Sites Management” , ISBN: 978-989-758-319-3, doi: 10.5220/0006886405730579, pp. 407-413, International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications – in joint with the 15th International Joint Conference on e-Business and Telecommunications Porto, Portugal, 2018.

  11. Dima Damen, Hazel Doughty, Sanja Fidler, Antonino Furnari, Evangelos Kazakos, Giovanni Maria Farinella, Davide Moltisanti, Jonathan Munro, Toby Perrett, Will Price, Michael Wray, “EPIC-Kitchen 2018” , CVPR DEMO, 2018

  12. G. Signorello, G. M. Farinella, L. Di Silvestro, A. Torrisi, G. Gallo, “Exploring geo-tagged photos to assess spatial patterns of visitors in protected areas: the case of park of Etna (Italy)” , VGI Geovisual Analytics Workshop associated with the 4th International Symposium on Big Data Visual and Immersive Analytics, October 17-19, 2018

  13. A. Furnari, S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, “How Shall We Evaluate Egocentric Action Recognition?” , ISBN: 978-153861034-3, doi: 10.1109/ICCVW.2017.280, pp. 2373-2382, IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision Workshops - Egocentric Perception, Interaction and Computing, Venice, October 2017

  14. D. Allegra, M. Anthimopoulos, J. Dehais, Y. Lu, F. Stanco G. M. Farinella, S. Mougiakakou, “A Multimedia Database for Automatic Meal Assessment Systems” , LNCS Vol. 10590, ISSN: 03029743, ISBN: 978-331970741-9, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-70742-6_46, pp. 471-478, International Workshop on Multimedia Assisted Dietary Management, in Conjunction with the International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing September 12, 2017, Catania, Italy

  15. F. Ragusa, A. Furnari, G. M. Farinella, “Understanding Food Images to Recommend Utensils During Meals” , LNCS Vol. 10590, ISSN: 03029743, ISBN: 978-331970741-9, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-70742-6_40, pp. 419-425, International Workshop on Multimedia Assisted Dietary Management, in Conjunction with the International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing September 12, 2017, Catania, Italy

  16. D. Di Mauro, M. Moltisanti, G. Patanè, S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, “Park Smart” , ISBN: 978-153862939-0, doi: 10.1109/AVSS.2017.8078502, International Workshop on Traffic and Street Surveillance for Safety and Security (IWT4S), in conjuction with IEEE AVSS 2017, August 29, Lecce, Italy

  17. G. Gallo, G. Signorello, G. M. Farinella, A. Torrisi, “Exploiting Social Images to Understand Tourist Behaviour” , LNCS Vol. 10485, ISSN: 03029743, ISBN: 978-331968547-2, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-68548-9_64, pp. 707-717, International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing September 11-15, 2017, Catania, Italy

  18. G. Sciortino, G. M. Farinella, S. Battiato, M. Leo, C. Distante, “On the Estimation of Children's Poses” , LNCS Vol. 10485, ISSN: 03029743, ISBN: 978-331968547-2, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-68548-9_38, pp. 410-421, International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing September 11-15, 2017, Catania, Italy

  19. S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, F. L. M. Milotta, A. Ortis, F. Stanco, V. D’Amico, L. Addesso, G. Torrisi, “Organizing Videos Streams for Clustering and Estimation of Popular Scenes” , LNCS Vol. 10484, ISSN: 03029743, ISBN: 978-331968559-5, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-68560-1_5, pp. 51-61, International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing September 11-15, 2017, Catania, Italy

  20. L. Guarnera, G. M. Farinella, A. Furnari, A. Salici, C. Ciampini, V. Matranga, S. Battiato, “GRAPHJ: A Forensics Tool for Handwriting Analysis” , LNCS Vol. 10485, ISSN: 03029743, ISBN: 978-331968547-2, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-68548-9_54, pp. 591-601, International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing September 11-15, 2017, Catania, Italy

  21. S. Battiato, L. Cantelli, F. D’Urso, G. M. Farinella, L. Guarnera, D. Guastella, C. D. Melita, G. Muscato, A. Ortis, F. Ragusa, C. Santoro, “A System for Autonomous Landing of a UAV on a Moving Vehicle” , LNCS Vol. 10485, ISSN: 03029743, ISBN: 978-331968559-5, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-68560-1_12, pp. 129-139, International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing September 11-15, 2017, Catania, Italy

  22. S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, C. Napoli, G. Nicotra, S. Riccobene, “Recognizing Context for Privacy Preserving of First Person Vision Image Sequences” , LNCS Vol. 10485, ISSN: 03029743, ISBN: 978-331968547-2, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-68548-9_53, pp. 580-590, International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing September 11-15, 2017, Catania, Italy

  23. L. Cantelli, D. Guastella, C. D. Melita, G. Muscato, S. Battiato, F. D’urso, G.M. Farinella, A. Ortis, C. Santoro, “Autonomous Landing of an UAV on a Moving, Vehicle for the Mbzirc” , The 20th International Conference on Cimbing and Walking Robots and the Support Technologies for Mobile Machines, Porto, Portugal 11 -13 September 2017

  24. A. Furnari, S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, “On the Exploitation of Hidden Markov Models to Improve Location-Based Temporal Segmentation of Egocentric Videos” , Workshop on Wearable MultiMedia at ACM ICMR, ISBN: 978-1-4503-5033-4, pp. 1-4, DOI: 10.1145/3080538.3080539, Bucharest, Romania, 6 June 2017

  25. S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, A. Furnari, G. Puglisi, “A Customized System for Vehicle Tracking and Classification” , Proceedings of European Conference on Mathematics for Industry, Taormina, Italy, 9-13 June 2014 - Progress in Industrial Mathematics, Series Mathematics in Industry, Springer, ISBN: 978-3-319-23412-0, pp. 5-7, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-23413-7_2, 2017

  26. D. Moltisanti, G. M. Farinella, S. Battiato, G. Giuffrida, “Web Scraping of online newspapers via Image Matching” , Proceedings of European Conference on Mathematics for Industry, Taormina, Italy, 9-13 June 2014 - Progress in Industrial Mathematics, Series Mathematics in Industry, Springer, ISBN: 978-3-319-23412-0, pp. 17- 24, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-23413-7_4, 2017

  27. S. Mougiakakou, G. M. Farinella, K. Yanai, “Overview of the ACM MultiMedia 2016 International Workshop on Multimedia Assisted Dietary Management” , ACM on Multimedia Conference, ISBN: 978-1-4503-3603-1, pp. 1489-1490, doi: 10.1145/2964284.2980535, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, October 15 - 19, 2016

  28. A. Furnari, G. M. Farinella, S. Battiato, “Temporal Segmentation of Egocentric Videos to Highlight Personal Contexts of Interest”, International Workshop on Egocentric Perception, Interaction and Computing - in conjunction with the European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), Amsterdam, 9 October 2016

  29. V. Santarcangelo, G. M. Farinella, S. Battiato, “Egocentric Vision for Visual Market Basket Analysis”, International Workshop on Egocentric Perception, Interaction and Computing - in conjunction with the European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), Amsterdam, 9 October 2016

  30. A. Ortis, G. M. Farinella, D. D’amico, L. Addesso, G. Torrisi, S. Battiato, “Organizing Egocentric Videos for Daily Living Monitoring”, Lifelogging Tools and Applications in conjunction with ACM Multimedia, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2983576.2983578, Amsterdam, 16 October 2016

  31. F. Ragusa, V. Tomaselli, A. Furnari, S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, “Food vs Non-Food Classification”, 2nd International Workshop on Multimedia Assisted Dietary Management, in Conjunction with ACM Multimedia, Amsterdam, 16 Oct 2016

  32. D. Di Mauro, S. Battiato, G. Patanè, M. Leotta, D. Maio, G. M. Farinella, “Learning Approaches for Parking Lots Classification”, International Conference on Advanced Concepts for Intelligent Vision Systems, Lecce, Italy, 24-27 2016

  33. A. Furnari, G. M. Farinella, S. Battiato, “Segmenting Egocentric Videos to Highlight Personal Locations of Interest”, IEEE International Workshop on Egocentric (First-Person) Vision – in conjunction with the IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Las Vegas, USA, 1 July 2016

  34. A. Ortis, G. M. Farinella, F. Milotta, D. D’amico, L. Addesso, G. Torrisi, S. Battiato, “The Social Picture”, ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval, ISBN: 978-145034359-6, pp. 397-400, DOI: 10.1145/2911996.2912024, New York, USA, 6-9 June 2016

  35. A. Furnari, G. M. Farinella, S. Battiato, “Recognizing Personal Contexts from Egocentric Images”, IEEE International Workshop on Assistive Computer Vision and Robotics – in conjunction with the International Conference on Computer Vision, ISBN: 978-0-7695-5720-5/15, pp. 393-401, DOI: 10.1109/ICCVW.2015.59, Santiago, Chile, 12 Dec. 2015

  36. G. Spampinato, A. Bruna, G. M. Farinella, S. Battiato, G. Puglisi, “Fast and Low Power Consumption Outliers Removal for Motion Vector Estimation” , ISSN: 0302-9743, ISBN: 978-3-319-25902-4, pp. 70-80, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-25903-1_7, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 9386, International Conference on Advanced Concepts for Intelligent Vision Systems, Catania, Italy, 26-29 Oct. 2015

  37. G. M. Farinella, M. V. Giuffrida, V. Di Giacomo, S. Battiato, “On Blind Source Camera Identification Algorithms” , ISSN: 0302-9743, ISBN: 978-3-319-25902-4, pp. 464-473, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-25903-1_40, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 9386, International Conference on Advanced Concepts for Intelligent Vision Systems, Catania, Italy, 26-29 Oct. 2015

  38. G. Signorello, G. M. Farinella, G. Gallo, L. Santo, A. Lopes, E. Scuderi, “Exploring Protected Nature through Multimodal Navigation of Multimedia Contents” , ISSN: 0302-9743, ISBN: 978-3-319-25902-4, pp. 841-852, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-25903-1_72, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 9386, International Conference on Advanced Concepts for Intelligent Vision Systems, Catania, Italy, 26-29 Oct. 2015

  39. G. M. Farinella, F. Stanco, P. Leonardi, “A Mobile Application for Braille to Black Conversion” , ISSN: 0302-9743, ISBN: 978-3-319-25902-4, pp. 741-751, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-25903-1_64, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 9386, International Conference on Advanced Concepts for Intelligent Vision Systems, Catania, Italy, 26-29 Oct. 2015

  40. G. Signorello, G. M. Farinella, G. Gallo, E. Amore, S. Costanzo, E. Mollica, “Advanced Technologies for the Recreational Use of Sicilian Natural Ecosystems” , 12th Pascal International Conference, Catania, Italy, 7-9 Oct. 2015

  41. A. Ortis, G. M. Farinella, D. D’amico, L. Addesso, G. Torrisi, S. Battiato, “RECfusion: Automatic Video Curation Driven by Visual Content Popularity” , ISSN: --, ISBN: 978-1-4503-3459-4, pp. 1179-1182, DOI: 10.1145/2733373.2806311, ACM Multimedia, Brisbane, Australia, 26-30 Oct. 2015

  42. G. M. Farinella, M. Moltisanti, S. Battiato, “Food Recognition Using Consensus Vocabularies” , ISSN: 0302-9743, ISBN: 978-3-319-23221-8, pp. 384-392, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-23222-5_47, International Workshop on Multimedia Assisted Dietary Management, in conjunction with International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing, LNCS, Vol. 9281, Genova, Italy, 8 Sept 2015

  43. G. M. Farinella, D. Allegra, F. Stanco, S. Battiato, “On the Exploitation of One Class Classification to Distinguish Food vs Non-Food Images” , ISSN: 0302-9743, ISBN: 978-3-319-23221-8, pp. 375-383, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-23222-5_46, International Workshop on Multimedia Assisted Dietary Management, in conjunction with International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing, LNCS, Vol. 9281, Genova, Italy, 8 Sept 2015

  44. F. L. M. Milotta, D. Allegra, F. Stanco, G. M. Farinella, “An Electronic Travel Aid to Assist Blind and Visually Impaired People to Avoid Obstacles” , ISSN: 0302-9743, ISBN: 978-3-319-23116-7, pp. 604-615, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-23117-4_52, International Conference on Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns, LNCS, Vol. 9257, Valetta, Malta, 2-4 Sept. 2015

  45. A. Furnari, G. M. Farinella, A. R. Bruna, S. Battiato, “Distortion Adaptive Descriptors: Extending Gradient-Based Descriptors to Wide Angle Images” , ISSN: 0302-9743, ISBN: 978-3-319-23233-1, pp. 205-215, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-23234-8_20, International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing, Genova, Italy, 7-11 Sept 2015

  46. M. Moltisanti, G. M. Farinella, S. Battiato, “Semi-Naive Mixture Model for Consensus Clustering” , ISSN: --, ISBN:--, pp. --, DOI: --, International Workshop on Machine learning, Optimization and big Data, Taormina, Sicily, 21-23 July 2015

  47. S. Battiato, C. Ciampini, G. M. Farinella, A. Mattei, G. Puglisi, A. Salici, “Open Source Imaging Tools for Forensic Science Applications” , 7th European Academy of Forensic Science Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, 6-11 Sept 2015

  48. V. Santarcangelo, G. M. Farinella, S. Battiato, “Gender Recognition: Methods, Dataset and Results”, ISSN: --, ISBN:--, pp. 1-6, DOI: 10.1109/ICMEW.2015.7169756, International Workshop on Video Analytics for Audience Measurement, Torino, Italy, 3 July 2015

  49. A. Torrisi, G. M. Farinella, G. Puglisi, S. Battiato,“Selecting Discriminative CLBP Patterns for Age Estimation”, ISSN: --, ISBN:--, pp. 1-6, DOI: 10.1109/ICMEW.2015.7169755, International Workshop on Video Analytics for Audience Measurement, Torino, Italy, 3 July 2015

  50. A. Furnari, G. M. Farinella, A. R. Bruna, S. Battiato,“Generalized Sobel Filters For Gradient Estimation Of Distorted Images”, ISSN: --, ISBN:--, pp. --, DOI: --, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Quebec, Canada, 27-30 September, 2015 (Top 10% Paper Award)

  51. G. M. Farinella, G. Gallo, G. Signorello, A. Torrisi, M. De Salvo, “Mining Social Images to Analyze Routing Preferences in Tourist Areas”, International Workshop on Visualisation in Environmental Sciences (EnvirVis) – in conjuction with The Eurographics Conference on Visualization, ISSN: --, ISBN:--, pp. --, DOI: --, Cagliari, Italy, 25-26 May, 2015

  52. D. Moltisanti, G. M. Farinella, R. E. Musumeci, S. Battiato, E. Foti,“Monitoring accropodes breakwaters using RGB-D cameras”, International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications, Berlin, Germany – 11-14 March 2015

  53. M. V. Giuffrida, G. M. Farinella, S. Battiato, M. Guarnera,“Exploiting Time Multiplexing Structured Light with Picoprojectors”, IS&T/SPIE Electronic Imaging, San Francisco, Californa, USA, 8-12 February 2015

  54. G. M. Farinella, D. Allegra, F. Stanco,“A Benchmark Dataset to Study the Representation of Food Images”, International Workshop on Assistive Computer Vision and Robotics, Zürich, Switzerland, 12 September 2014

  55. A. Furnari, G. M. Farinella, S. Battiato,“An Experimental Analysis of Saliency Detection with respect to Three Saliency Levels”, International Workshop on Assistive Computer Vision and Robotics, Zürich, Switzerland, 12 September 2014

  56. P. Chippendale, V. Tomaselli, G. Urlini, V. D'Alto, M. Strano, S. Messelodi, C. M. Modena, M. Razafimahazo, G. Alce, K. Hermodsson, G. M. Farinella,“Personal shopping assistance and navigator system for visually impaired people”, International Workshop on Assistive Computer Vision and Robotics, Zürich, Switzerland, 12 September 2014

  57. G. Farinella, M. Moltisanti, S. Battiato,“Classifying Food Images Represented as Bag of Textons”, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Stockholm, Paris, France, 27-30 Oct. 2014

  58. A. Furnari, G. M. Farinella, G. Puglisi, A. R. Bruna, S. Battiato, “Affine Region Detectors on the Fisheye Domain”, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Stockholm, Paris, France, 27-30 Oct. 2014 (Top 10% Paper Award)

  59. G. M. Farinella, G. Farioli, S. Battiato, S. Leonardi, G. Gallo, “Face Re-Identification for Digital Signage Applications”, ICPR Workshop on Video Analytics for Audience Measurement in Retail and Digital Signage, Stockholm, 24 August, 2014

  60. S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, A. Furnari, G. Puglisi, “Vehicle Tracking and Classification”, European Conference on Mathematics for Industry, Taormina, Italy, June 9-13, 2014

  61. I. Guarneri, A. Capra, G. M. Farinella, F. Cristaldi, S. Battiato, “Multi Touch Shape Recognition for Projected Capacitive Touch Screen”, International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications (VISAPP), Lisbon, Portugal, 5-8 January 2014

  62. S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, A. Furnari, G. Puglisi, A. Snijders, J. Spiekstra, “Vehicle Tracking based on Customized Template Matching”, International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications (VISAPP), Lisbon, Portugal, 5-8 January 2014

  63. D. Scandura, S. Battiato, V. Bruno, F. Cannavò, G. M. Farinella, A. Furnari, M. Mattia, G. Pappalardo, G. Puglisi, U. Weigmuller, “Image Processing Techniques to Estimate the Propagation of Ground Deformation at Mt. Etna (Italy) from ALOS PALSAR InSAR Data”, American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 2014

  64. F. Stanco, Matteo Buffa, G. M. Farinella, “Automatic Braille to Black Conversion”, XIII Conference of the Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, Vol. LNAI 8249, ISSN 0302-9743, ISBN 978-3-319-03523-9, Doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-03524-6_44, pp. 517-526 Turin, Italy, 4-6 December, 2013

  65. S. Battiato, S. Cafiso, A. Di Graziano, G. M. Farinella, O. Giudice, “Road Traffic Conflict Analysis from Geo-referenced Stereo Sequences”, IAPR International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing (ICIAP), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 8156, ISSN: 0302-9743, ISBN: 978-3-642-41180-9, doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-41181-6_39, pp 381-390, Napleas, Italy, 10-13 September 2013

  66. R. E. Musumeci, G. M. Farinella, E. Foti, S. Battiato, T. U. Petersen, B. M. Sumer, “Measuring Sandy Bottom Dynamics by Exploiting Depth from Stereo Video Sequences”, IAPR International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing (ICIAP), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 8156, ISSN: 0302-9743, ISBN: 978-3-642-41180-9, doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-41181-6_43, pp 320-330, Napleas, Italy, 10-13 September 2013

  67. S. Battiato, S. Cafiso, A. Di Graziano, G. M. Farinella and O. Giudice, “Stereo Vision for Bus Traffic Conflict Investigation”, International Conference on Mechanical and Electronics Engineering - Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 392, pp. 799-802, doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.392.799, ISSN: 1660-9336, Beijing, China,17-18 August 2013

  68. S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, A. R. Bruna, C. G. Guarnera, “Counterfeit Detection and Value Recognition of Euro Banknotes”, International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications (VISAPP), ISBN: 978-989856547-1, Vol 2. pp. 63-66, Barcelona, Spain, 21-24 February, 2013

  69. A. Castorina, I. Guarneri, A. Capra, S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, “PCA Based Shape Recognition for Capacitive Touch Display”, IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE), Las Vegas, USA, 11-14 Jan 2013

  70. I. Guarneri, A. Capra, G. M. Farinella, S. Battiato, “Shape Recognition for Capacitive Touch Display”, SPIE-IS&T Annual Symposium Electronic Imaging Science and Technology - Image Processing: Machine Vision Applications VI (EI117), California, United States, 3-7 February 2013

  71. S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, M. Guarnera, D. Ravì, V. Tomaselli, “Instant Scene Recognition on Mobile Platform”, European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS 7585), pp. 655-658, Florence, Italy, 7-13 October 2012

  72. S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, O. Giudice, G. Puglisi, “Aligning Bags of Shape Contexts for Blurred Shape Model Based Symbol Classification”, IAPR International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), Tsukuba, Japan, 11-15 Nov., 2012

  73. S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, G. Puglisi, D. Ravì, “Content-Aware Image Resizing with Seam Selection Based on Gradient Vector Flow”, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Orlando, Florida, USA, 30 Sept-3 Oct. 2012

  74. S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, N. Grippaldi, G. Puglisi, “Content-Based Image Resizing on Mobile Devices”, International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications (VISAPP), ISBN: 978-989856504-4, pp. 1-4, Vol. 2, Rome, Italy, 24-26 February 2012

  75. S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, E. Messina, G. Puglisi, D. Ravì, A. Capra, V. Tomaselli, “On the Performances of Computer Vision Algorithms on Mobile Platforms”, SPIE-IS&T Imaging Science and Technology - Digital Photograpy VIII, Volume 8299, ISSN: 0277786X, ISBN: 978-081948946-3, doi: 10.1117/12.907455, pp. 1-6, Burlingame, California, USA, 22-26 January 2012

  76. S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, E. Messina, G. Puglisi, “Robust Image Registration and Tampering Localization Exploiting Bag of Features Based Forensic Signature”, ACM Multimedia Conference, ISBN: 978-1-4503-0616-4, DOI: 10.1145/2072298.2071985, pp. 1245-1248, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA, 28 Nov - 1Dec 2011

  77. S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, E. Messina, G. Puglisi, “A Forensic Signature Based on Spatial Distributed Bag of Features for Image Alignment and Tampering Detection”, International ACM Workshop on Multimedia in Forensics, Security and Intelligence (MiFor 2011), in conjunction with ACM Multimedia Conference, ISBN: 978-145030987-5, doi: 10.1145/2072521.2072527, pp. 19-24, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA, 29 Nov 2011

  78. S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, E. Messina, G. Puglisi, “A Robust Forensic Hash Component for Image Alignment”, IAPR International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing (ICIAP), Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS 6978), ISSN: 03029743, ISBN 978-3-642-24084-3, doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-24085-0_49, pp. 473-483, Ravenna, Italy, 14-16 September 2011

  79. S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, E. Messina, G. Puglisi, “Understanding Geometric Manipulations of Images Through BOVW-Based Hashing”, in proceedings of the IEEE International Workshop on Content Protection & Forensics (CPAF 2011), held in conjunction with the IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME), ISBN: 978-1-61284-348-3, doi: 10.1109/ICME.2011.6012160, pp. 1-6, 11-15 July, Barcelona, Spain, 11-15 July 2011

  80. G. M. Farinella, S. Battiato, “On the Application of Structured Sparse Model Selection to Compressed Images”, in proceedings of the IAPR Third International Conference on Computational Color Imaging, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS 6626), ISSN: 0302-9743, ISBN: 978-3-642-20403-6, doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-20404-3_11, pp.137-151, Milano, Italy, 20-21 April 2011

  81. S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, G. C. Guarnera, T. Meccio, G. Puglisi, D. Ravì, R. Rizzo, “Bags of Phrases with Codebooks Alignment for Near Duplicate Image Detection”, in proceedings of International ACM Workshop on Multimedia in Forensics, Security and Intelligence (MiFor 2010), in conjunction with International ACM Multimedia Conference, ISBN: 978-1-4503-0157-2, doi: 10.1145/1877972.1877991, pp. 65-69, Firenze, Italy, 29 October 2010

  82. S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, G. C. Guarnera, G. Puglisi, G. Azzaro, M. Caccamo, “Assessment of Cow's Body Condition Score Through Statistical Shape Analysis and Regression Machines”, Journal of Machine Learning Research: Workshop and Conference Proceedings, International Workshop on Applications of Pattern Analysis, Vol 11, ISSN: 1938-7228, pp. 66-73, Cumberland Lodge, Windsor, UK, 31 Aug - 2 Sept 2010

  83. S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, M. Guarnera, G. Messina, D. Ravì, “Red-Eyes Removal Through Cluster Based Linear Discriminant Analysis”, in proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), ISSN: 15224880, ISBN: 978-1-4244-7994-8, doi: 10.1109/ICIP.2010.564998, pp. 2185-2188, Hong Kong, 26-29 Sept 2010

  84. S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, M. Guarnera, G. Messina, D. Ravì, “Boosting Gray Codes for Red Eyes Removal”, in proceedings of IAPR International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), ISSN: 10514651, ISBN: 978-076954109-9, doi: 10.1109/ICPR.2010.1024, pp. 4214-4217, Istanbul, Turkey, 23-26 Aug 2010

  85. S. Battiato, G.M. Farinella, G.C. Guarnera, G. Puglisi, G. Azzaro, M. Caccamo, G. Licitra, J. D. Ferguson, “Estimation of Cow’s Body Condition Score From Images”, International Workshop on Visual observation and analysis of animal and insect behavior (VAIB) 2010 - Satellite event of the 20th IAPR International Conference of Pattern Recognition (ICPR), pp. 1-4, Istanbul, Turkey, 22 Aug 2010

  86. G. Azzaro, M. Caccamo, J. D. Ferguson, S. Battiato, G.M. Farinella, G.C. Guarnera, G. Puglisi, G. Licitra, “Modeling Cow Body Shape for Objective Estimation of Body Condition Score from Digital Images”, in Proceedings of Joint Meeting of ADSA, CSAS, and ASAS., J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 87, E-Suppl. 2/J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 92, E-Suppl. 1, pp. 513, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 12-16 July, 2009

  87. S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, G. Gallo, O. Garretto, C. Privitera, “Objective Analysis of Simple Kidney Cysts from CT Images”, in Proceedings of IEEE International Workshop on Medical Measurements and Applications - Special Section on Image Analysis for Medical Measurements, ISBN: 978-1-4244-3599-9, doi: 10.1109/MEMEA.2009.5167973, pp. 146-149, Cetraro, Italy, 29-30 May 2009

  88. S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, G. Gallo, E. Messina, “Naturalness Classification of Images into DCT Domain”, In Proceedings of SPIE-IS&T 21th Annual Symposium Electronic Imaging Science and Technology 2009 - Digital Photography V, ISSN 0277-786X, ISBN 9780819475008, doi: 10.1117/12.805639, pp. 1-12, San Josè (CA), USA, 18-22 Jan 2009

  89. S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, G. Gallo, D. Ravì, “Spatial Hierarchy of Textons Distributions for Scene Classification”, In Proceedings of International Conference on MultiMedia Modeling, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, ISSN:03029743, ISBN: 978-3-540-92891-1, doi: 10.1007/978-3-540-92892-8_35, vol. LNCS 5371, pp. 333-343, Sophia-Antipolis, France, 7-9 Jan 2009

  90. S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, G. Gallo, D. Ravì, “Scene Categorization Using Bag of Textons on Spatial Hierarchy”,In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), ISBN:978-3-540-92891-1,ISSN:0302-9743(Print)1611-3349(Online), doi: 10.1109/ICIP.2008.4712310, pp.2536-2539, San Diego, California,USA,12-15Oct 2008

  91. S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, G. Gallo, G. C. Guarnera, “Neurofuzzy Segmentation of Microarray Images”, In Proceedings of IAPR International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), ISSN: 1051-4651, ISBN: 978-1-4244-2174-9, doi: 10.1109/ICPR.2008.4807033, pp. 1-4, Tampa, Florida, USA, 8-11 Dec 2008

  92. G.M. Farinella, S. Battiato, G. Gallo, R. Cipolla, “Natural Versus Artificial Scene Classification by Ordering Discrete Fourier Power Spectra”, In Proceedings of 12th International Workshop on Structural and Syntactic Pattern Recognition (SSPR) - Satellite event of the 19th IAPR International Conference of Pattern Recognition (ICPR) 2008, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, ISSN: 0302-9743, ISBN: 978-3-540-89688-3 (Print) 978-3-540-89689-0 (Online), doi: 10.1007/978-3-540-89689-0_18, Vol. LNCS 5342, pp.137-146, Orlando, Florida, USA, 4-6 Dec 2008;

  93. S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, G. Giuffrida, C. Sismeiro, G. Tribulato, “Combining Visual and Text Features for Learning in Multimedia Direct Marketing Domain”, In Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications (VISAPP) - The First International Workshop on Metadata Mining for Image Understanding (MMIU 2008), ISBN: 978-989-8111-24-1, pp. 34-47, Funchal, Madeira – Portugal, 22 Jan 2008

  94. S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, G. Impoco, O. Garretto, “Cortical Bone Classification by Local Context Analysis”, In Proceedings of Mirage 2007: Computer Vision/Computer Graphics Collaboration Techniques and Applications, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer, ISSN: 03029743 ISBN: 978-354071456-9, doi: 10.1007/978-3-540-71457-6_52, Vol. LNCS 4418, pp.567-578, INRIA Rocquencourt, France, 28-30 Mar2007

  95. S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, G. Giuffrida, G. Tribulato, “Data Mining Learning Bootstrap Through Semantic Thumbnail Analysis”, in proceedings of SPIE-IS&T 19th Annual Symposium Electronic Imaging Science and Technology 2007 - Multimedia Content Access: Algorithms and Systems (EI121), ISSN: 0277-768X, ISBN: 978-081946619-8, doi: 10.1117/12.708204, Vol. 6056, pp. 1-8, San Jose, California USA, 28 Jan - 1 Feb 2007

  96. G. Catanuto, A. Spano, A. Pennati, G. M. Farinella, S. Spoto, G. Impoco, G. Gallo and M. B. Nava, “Curvature mapping and outcome evaluation in breast plastic and reconstructive surgery”, in proceedings of 13th Congress of the European Society of Surgical Oncology, Venice, Italy, 29 Nov - 2 Dec 2006

  97. G. M. Farinella, G. Impoco, G. Gallo, S. Spoto, G. Catanuto, M. B. Nava, “Objective Outcome Evaluation of Breast Surgery”, in proceedings of Medical Image Computing & Computer Assisted Intervention 2006 - 9TH MICCAI Conference - Published by Springer, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. LNCS 4190, ISSN:0302-9743 (Print) 1611-3349 (Online), ISBN:978-3-540-44707-8, doi: 10.1007/11866565, pp. 776–783, Copenaghen, DK, 1-6 Oct 2006

  98. S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, G. Puglisi, “Statistical Based Vectorization for Standard Vector Graphics”, in proceedings of International Conference on Computational Science ICCS 2006 - Fifth International Workshop on Computer Graphics and Geometric Modeling, CGGM 2006, – Published by Springer, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, LNCS 3992, ISSN:0302-9743 (Print) 1611-3349 (Online), ISBN:978-3-540-34381-3, doi: 10.1007/11758525_44, pp. 334–341, Reading, UK, 28-31 May 2006

  99. S. Battiato, G. Di Blasi, G.M. Farinella, G. Gallo, “A Novel Technique for Opus Vermiculatum Mosaic Rendering”, in proceedings of 14th International Conference in Central Europe on Computer Graphics, Visualization and Computer Vision (WSCG 2006), ISBN: 80-86943-03-8, pp. 133-140, Plzen, Czech Republic, 30 Jan - 3 Feb 2006

  100. S. Battiato, G. Di Blasi, G. M. Farinella, G. Gallo, G. C. Guarnera, “Ad-Hoc Segmentation Pipeline for Microarray Image Analysis”, in proceedings of SPIE-IS&T 18th Annual Symposium Electronic Imaging Science and Technology 2006 - Image Processing: Algorithms and Systems V, ISBN: 9780819461049, Vol. 6064, doi: 10.1117/12.641655, pp. 60640Y-1/12, San Jose, California USA, 15-19 Jan 2006

  101. G. Catanuto, G. Gallo, G. M. Farinella, G. Impoco, A. Spano, A. Pennati, M. B. Nava, “Breast shape analysis”, in proceedings of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Breast: Third European Conference, pp. 1-7, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Milan, Italy, 14-17 Dec 2005

National Conferences

  1. G. M. Farinella, D. Allegra, M. Moltisanti, F. Stanco, S. Battiato, “Food Understanding from Digital Images”, Sim-Food: La Simulazione nel settore Food & Beverage, Parma, Italy, 22 April 2015

  2. S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, O. Giudice, S. Cafiso, A. Di Graziano, “Vision Based Traffic Conflict Analysis”, AEIT Annual Conference - Convegno Annuale - Innovazione e Cultura Scientifica e Tecnica per lo Sviluppo, ISBN: 978-8-8872-3734-4, doi: 10.1109/AEIT.2013.6666804, Mondello, Palermo, 3-5 October, 2013

  3. S. Battiato, G.M. Farinella, G. Puglisi, D. Ravì, “Image Resizing Based on Gradient Vector Flow Analysis”, STDAY, pp. 1-5, Milano, Italy, October 25 - 26, 2012

  4. S. Battiato, G.M. Farinella, E. Messina, G. Puglisi, D. Ravì, “Computer Vision on Mobile Devices: a few case studies”, STDAY, pp. 1-6, Torino, Italy, 30 September 2011

  5. S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, G. C. Guarnera, G. Puglisi, “Advanced analysis of image collections for digital investigation: status and perspective”, In Proceedings of the Minisymposium Image and Video Forensics, 10th Congress of SIMAI (Italian Society of Mathematics Applied to Industry), Cagliari, Italy, 21-25 June 2010

  6. G.M. Farinella, E. Rustico, “Low cost finger tracking on flat surfaces”, In Proceedings of 6th Conference Eurographics Italian Chapter, doi: 10.2312/LocalChapterEvents/ItalChap/ItalianChapConf2008/043-048, ISBN 978-3-905673-68-5, pp. 1-6, Salerno, Italy, 2-4 July 2008

  7. G.M. Farinella, G. Gallo, G. Mattiolo, “Ricostruzione semi-automatica di Modelli 3D di Edifici a partire da fotografie”, AIAr 2008, V Congresso Nazionale di Archeometria, Scienza e Beni Culturali, ISBN: 978-88-95936-11-6, pp. 631-649, Siracusa, Italy, 26-29 Feb 2008

  8. A. Cavallaro, G.M. Farinella, G. Gallo, A.M. Gueli, F. Stanco, S.O. Troja, “Caratterizzazione di pigmenti pittorici: un algoritmo per l’identificazione dei picchi Raman”, AIAr 2008, V Congresso Nazionale di Archeometria, Scienza e Beni Culturali, ISBN: 978-88-95936-11-6, pp. 279-290, Siracusa, Italy, 26-29 Feb 2008

  9. G.M. Farinella, F. Stanco, D. Tanasi, “Digital-Kamares: un sistema automatizzato per riconoscere e classificare la ceramica minoica di stile Kamares”, AIAr 2008, V Congresso Nazionale di Archeometria, Scienza e Beni Culturali, ISBN: 978-88-95936-11-6, pp. 547-555, Siracusa, Italy, 26-29 Feb 2008

  10. S. Battiato, G. Di Blasi, G. M. Farinella, G. Gallo, G. Impoco, “Medical Imaging Applications: Three Case Studies”, in proceedings of CISI 2006, II Conferenza Italiana Sistemi Intelligenti, pp. 1-9, Ancona, Italia, 27-29 Sept 2006

  11. G. M. Farinella, G. Impoco, G. Gallo, S. Spoto, G. Catanuto, “Unambiguous Analysis of Woman Breast Shape for Plastic Surgery Outcome Evaluation”, in proceedings of 4th Conference Eurographics Italian Chapter, ISBN/ISSN: 3-905673-58-4, pp. 255-261, Catania, Italy, 22-24 Feb 2006

  12. S. Battiato, C. Bosco, G. M. Farinella, G. Impoco, “3D CT Segmentation for Clinical Evaluation of Knee Prosthesis Operations”, in proceedings of 4th Conference Eurographics Italian Chapter, ISBN/ISSN: 3-905673-58-4, pp. 263-266,Catania, Italy, 22-24 Feb 2006

  13. G. M. Farinella, G. Mattiolo, “Solutions to 3D Building Reconstruction from Photographs”, in proceedings of 4th Conference Eurographics Italian Chapter, ISBN/ISSN: 3-905673-58-4, pp. 143-149, Catania, Italy, 22-24 Feb 2006

  14. S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, G. Puglisi, “SVG Vectorization by Statistical Region Merging”, in proceedings of 4th Conference Eurographics Italian Chapter, ISBN/ISSN: 3-905673-58-4, pp. 15-21, Catania, Italy, 22-24 Feb 2006

  15. S. Battiato, G. Di Blasi, G. M. Farinella, G. Gallo, “A Survey of Digital Mosaic Techniques”, in proceedings of 4th Conference Eurographics Italian Chapter, ISBN/ISSN: 3-905673-58-4, pp. 129-135, Catania, Italy, 22-24 Feb 2006

Patents

  1. G. M. Farinella, G. Signorello, A. Furnari, S. Battiato, E. Scuderi, A. Lopes, L. Santo, M. Samarotto, G. P. A. Distefano, D. G. Marano, “Metodo Integrato con Kit Indossabile per Analisi Comportamentale e Visione Aumentata”, Patent Application number 102018000009545, filling date: 17/10/2018, Università degli Studi di Catania, Xenia Gestione Documentale S.R.L., IMC Service S.R.L.

  2. V. Santarcangelo, G. M. Farinella, S. Battiato, A. Camporesi, “Advanced Kinesthesis Analysis based on Artificial Vision and Audio Analysis for Process Control in a Delimited Area”, International Patent, Filling Date: 18 January 2017, number: PCT/IT2017/000007, Centro Studi s.r.l., Università degli Studi di Catania, Catania (IT)

  3. I. Guarneri, A. Capra, S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, F. Cristaldi, “Method and system for multi-touch shape recognition, related screen apparatus and computer program product”, United States Patent, Filling Date: October 2013, ST Ref 11-CT-1185US01 - GJ Ref: 2110-556-03, ST Microelectronics S.R.L., Agrate Brianza (IT); Università degli Studi di Catania, Catania (IT)

  4. I. Guarneri, A. Capra, S. Battiato, G. M. Farinella, F. Cristaldi, “Procedimento e sistema per riconoscimento di forme del tatto, apparecchiatura a schermo e prodotto informatico relativi”, Filling Date: 23 December 2011, Patent Deposit: 4 October 2012, European Patent Application Number: TO2012A000864, Publication Date: 05 April 2014, ST Microelectronics S.R.L., Agrate Brianza (IT); Università degli Studi di Catania, Catania (IT)

  5. G. Spampinato, A. Bruna, G. Puglisi, G. M. Farinella, S. Battiato, “Advanced low power outliers removal”, United States Patent, ST Application ID: 82279241, ST Microelectronics S.R.L., Agrate Brianza (IT); Università degli Studi di Catania, Catania (IT), Filling Date: 03 April 2013

  6. V. Tomaselli, D. Ravì, M. Guarnera, G. M. Farinella, S. Battiato, “Image Representation Model for Semantic Context Description”, United States Patent, Filling Date: 9 December 2011, ST Application ID : 81888871 (Ref: 11-CT-1134), ST Microelectronics S.R.L., Agrate Brianza (IT); Università degli Studi di Catania, Catania (IT)

  7. G. Messina, D. Ravì, M. Guarnera, G. M. Farinella, “Method and apparatus for filtering red and/or golden eye artifact”, United States Patent Application Number: 12/969252, Filling Date: 15 December 2010, United States Publication Number US20110158511A1, Publication Date: 30 June 2011 (http://www.freepatentsonline.com/y2011/0158511.html; http://www.google.com/patents/US20110158511)

  8. G. M. Farinella, G. Messina, M. Guarnera, “Metodo ed Apparato di Filtraggio di Artefatti da Occhi Rossi e/o Gialli”, European Application Number: IT2009RM00669 20091218, Filling Date: 18 December 2009, Publication Date: 19 June 2011 (http://worldwide.espacenet.com/publicationDetails/biblio?FT=D&date=20110619&DB=&locale=en_EP&CC=IT&NR=RM20090669A1&KC=A1)

Thesis

  1. G. M. Farinella, “Representing Scenes for Recognition, Retrieval and Content Based Learning”, Dottorato in Informatica (XX Ciclo), Università degli Studi di Catania, Catania, Italy, 20 June 2008

  2. G. M. Farinella, “Teorie, Tecniche e Tecnologie di E-Government”, Laurea in Informatica, Università degli Studi di Catania, Catania, Italy, 2 April 2004