Andrea Sciarrone, CV

 

Andrea Sciarrone

 

Curriculum Vitae of the Scientific and Teaching Activities

 

 

 

Publications

 

 

Journals & Magazines



[J1] I. Bisio, F. Lavagetto, M. Marchese, A. Sciarrone, “GPS/HPS- and Wi-Fi Fingerprint- based Location Recognition for Check-In Applications over Smartphones in Cloud-based LBSs”, IEEE Transaction on Multimedia, DOI: 10.1109/TMM.2013.2239631, pages: 858 – 869, June 2013.

 

[J2] M. Marchese I. Bisio, F. Lavagetto and A. Sciarrone. “A smartphone-centric platform for remote health monitoring of heart failure”. Wiley International Journal of Communication Systems, 2014, DOI: 10.1002/dac.2778.

 

[J3] Igor Bisio, Matteo Cerruti, Fabio Lavagetto, Mario Marchese, Matteo Pastorino, Andrea Randazzo, Andrea Sciarrone “A Trainingless WiFi Fingerprint Positioning Approach over Mobile Devices”, in Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, IEEE, vol.13, no., pp.832-835, 2014, doi: 10.1109/LAWP.2014.2316973.

 

[J4] I. Bisio, A. Delfino, F. Lavagetto, M. Marchese, A. Sciarrone, “Gender-driven Emotion Recognition through Speech Signals for Ambient Intelligence Applications”, IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing, DOI 10.1109/TETC.2013.2274797, 2013.

 

[J5] I. Bisio, F. Lavagetto, M. Marchese, A. Sciarrone, “Smartphone-Centric Ambient Assisted Living Platform for Patients Suffering from Co- Morbidities Monitoring”, IEEE Comunications Magazine, vol.53, no.1, pp.34-41, January 2015, doi: 10.1109/MCOM.2015.7010513.

 

[J6] I. Bisio, F. Lavagetto, A. Sciarrone, T. Penner and M. Guirguis, "Context-Awareness over Transient Cloud in D2D networks: Energy Performance Analysis and Evaluation", Transaction on Emerging Telecommunication Technologies, 2015, DOI: 10.1002/ett.

 

[J7] Igor Bisio, Fabio Lavagetto, Mario Marchese, Andrea Sciarrone, "Smart Probabilistic Fingerprinting for WiFi-based Indoor Positioning with Mobile Devices," Pervasive and Mobile Computing, Elsevier, Available on-line: Feb. 24th 2016, DOI: 10.1016/j.pmcj.2016.02.001

[J8] Igor Bisio, Andrea Sciarrone, Sandro Zappatore, "A new asset tracking architecture integrating RFID, Bluetooth Low Energy tags and ad hoc smartphone applications", Pervasive and Mobile Computing, Elsevier, Available on-line: Jan. 15th 2016, DOI: 10.1016/j.pmcj.2016.01.002

[J9] I. Bisio, A. Delfino, F. Lavagetto, A. Sciarrone, “Enabling IoT for In-Home Rehabilitation: Accelerometer Signals Classification Methods for Activity and Movement Recognition”, IEEE Internet of Things Journal, 2017, doi: 10.1109/JIOT.2016.2628938.

[J10] I. Bisio, A. Fedeli, F. Lavagetto, M. Pastorino, A. Randazzo, A. Sciarrone, E. Tavanti, “A Numerical Study Concerning Brain Stroke Detection by Microwave Imaging Systems” Springer Multimedia Tools and Applications, 2017, doi:10.1007/s11042-017-4867-7.

[J11] I. Bisio, C. Garibotto, F. Lavagetto, A. Sciarrone, “Speaker Recognition Exploiting D2D Communications Paradigm: Performance Evaluation of Multiple Observations Approaches", International Journal of Mobile Networks and Applications (MONET), 2017, doi:10.1007/s11036-017-0876-z.

[J12] I. Bisio, C. Garibotto, F. Lavagetto, A. Sciarrone, “Performance Evaluation of Application Layer Joint Coding Solutions for Video Transmissions between Mobile Devices over the Internet of Things", Elsevier Computer Communications (ComCom), 2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.comcom.2017.09.003.

[J13] I. Bisio, C. Garibotto, F. Lavagetto, A. Sciarrone, S. Zappatore, “Unauthorized Amateur UAV Detection based on WiFi Statistical Fingerprint Analysis", IEEE Communications Magazine, vol. 56, no. 4, pp. 106- 111, April 2018, doi: 10.1109/MCOM.2018.1700340 

[J14] G. Araniti, I. Bisio, M. De Sanctis, F. Rinaldi, A. Sciarrone, “Joint Coding and Multicast Subgrouping over Satellite-eMBMS Networks", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), doi: 10.1109/JSAC.2018.2832818 

[J15] I. Bisio, C. Garibotto, F. Lavagetto and A. Sciarrone, “Exploiting Context-Aware Capabilities over the Internet of Things for Industry 4.0 Applications", IEEE Network, vol. 32, no. 3, pp. 101-107, May/June 2018. doi: 10.1109/MNET.2018.1700355

[J16] I. Bisio, C. Garibotto, A. Grattarola, F. Lavagetto and A. Sciarrone, “Smart and Robust Speaker Recognition for Context-Aware In-Vehicle Applications", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 67, no. 9, pp. 8808-8821, Sept. 2018. doi: 10.1109/TVT.2018.2849577

[J17] I. Bisio, A. Delfino, A. Grattarola, F. Lavagetto and A. Sciarrone, “Ultrasounds-based Context Sensing Method and Applications over the Internet of Things", in IEEE Internet of Things Journal, vol. 5, no. 5, pp. 3876-3890, Oct. 2018. doi: 10.1109/JIOT.2018.2845099

[J18] I. Bisio, C. Garibotto, F. Lavagetto, A. Sciarrone and S. Zappatore, “Blind Detection: Advanced Techniques for WiFi-based Drone Surveillance", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, doi: 10.1109/TVT.2018.2884767

[J19] I. Bisio, C. Garibotto, F. Lavagetto and A. Sciarrone, "Outdoor Places of Interest Recognition using WiFi Fingerprints," in IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Volume: 68 , Issue: 5, May 2019, pp: 5076- 5086, DOI: 10.1109/TVT.2019.2905363

[J20] I. Bisio and A. Sciarrone, "Fast Multi-Attribute Network Selection Technique for Vertical Handover in Heterogeneous Emergency Communication Systems", in Hindawi Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, Volume 2019, DOI: 10.1155/2019/8587932

[J21] I. Bisio, C. Garibotto, F. Lavagetto and A. Sciarrone, “When eHealth Meets IoT: A Smart Wireless System for Post-Stroke Home Rehabilitation,” IEEE Wireless Communication Magazine, pp. 24-29, DOI:10.1109/ MWC.001.1900125.

[J22] I. Bisio, C. Estatico, A. Fedeli, F. Lavagetto, M. Pastorino, A. Randazzo, and A. Sciarrone, “Brain stroke microwave imaging by means of a Newton-conjugate-gradient method in Lp Banach spaces,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 66, no. 8, pp. 3668–3682, Aug. 2018, https://doi.org/10.1109/TMTT.2018.2849060

[J23] I. Bisio, C. Estatico, A. Fedeli, F. Lavagetto, M. Pastorino, A. Randazzo, and A. Sciarrone, “Variable- exponent Lebesgue-space inversion for brain stroke microwave imaging,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, to appear.

[J24] I. Bisio, C. Garibotto, F. Lavagetto and A. Sciarrone, "Computational Complexity Closed-Form Upper Bounds Derivation for Fingerprint-Based Point-of-Interest Recognition Algorithms," in IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 69, no. 8, pp. 9083-9096, Aug. 2020, doi: 10.1109/TVT.2020.3000568.

[J25] A. Sciarrone, I. Bisio, C. Garibotto, F. Lavagetto, G. Staude and A. Knopp, "Leveraging IoT Wearable Technology towards Early Diagnosis of Neurological Diseases," in IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, doi: 10.1109/JSAC.2020.3021573.

 

 

 

 

Conference Proceedings


[C1] A. Agneessens, I. Bisio, F. Lavagetto, M. Marchese, A. Sciarrone, “Speaker Count Application for. Smartphone Platforms”, IEEE 5th International Symposium on Wireless Pervasive Computing 2010, Modena, 2010, pp. 361-366. doi: 10.1109/ISWPC.2010.5483789

 

[C2] I. Bisio, R. Lan Cian Pan, F. Lavagetto, M. Marchese, A. Sciarrone, C. Frà, M. Valla, “Smartphone- based Automatic Place Recognition with Wi-Fi Signals for Location-Aware Services”, IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Ottawa, ON, 2012, pp. 4943-4948. doi: 10.1109/ICC.2012.6363942

 

[C3] I. Bisio, F. Lavagetto, M. Marchese, A. Sciarrone, “Smartphone-based User Activity Recognition Method for Health Remote Monitoring Applications”, 2nd Intl. Conference on Pervasive and Embedded Computing and Communication Systems, 24-26 Feb. 2012, Rome, pp. 200-205.

 

[C4] Bisio, F. Lavagetto, M. Marchese, A. Sciarrone, “Performance Comparison of a Probabilistic Fingerprint- based Indoor Positioning System over Different Smartphones”, 2013 International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (SPECTS), Toronto, ON, 2013, pp. 161-166.

 

[C5] I. Bisio, F. Lavagetto, M. Marchese and A. Sciarrone, “Energy Efficient WiFi-based Fingerprinting for Indoor Positioning with Smartphones”, 2013 IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), Atlanta, GA, 2013, pp. 4639-4643. doi: 10.1109/GLOCOMW.2013.6855683

 

[C6] I. Bisio, F. Lavagetto, M. Marchese, A. Sciarrone, “Comparison of Situation Awareness Algorithms for Remote Health Monitoring with Smartphones”, in Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), 2014 IEEE, pp. 2454-2459, 8-12 Dec. 2014, Austin,TX, doi: 10.1109/GLOCOM.2014.7037176.

 

[C7] Bisio, I., Lavagetto, F., Marchese, M., Sciarrone, A., Fra, C., Valla, M., "SPECTRA: A SPEech proCessing plaTform as smaRtphone Application," in Communications (ICC), 2015 IEEE International Conference on, pp.7030-7035, 8-12 June 2015, doi: 10.1109/ICC.2015.7249447

 

[C8] Bisio, I.; Sciarrone, A.; Zappatore, S., "Asset tracking architecture with Bluetooth Low Energy tags and ad hoc smartphone applications," in Networks and Communications (EuCNC), 2015 European Conference on, pp.460-464, June 29 2015, doi: 10.1109/EuCNC.2015.7194118.

 

[C9] I. Bisio, A. Sciarrone and S. Zappatore, "Asset Tracking Solution with BLE and Smartphones: An Energy/Position Accuracy Trade-Off," 2015 IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), San Diego, CA, 2015, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/GLOCOM.2015.7417782.

 

[C10] I. Bisio, F. Lavagetto, A. Sciarrone, T. Penner and M. Guirguis, “Context Awareness over Transient Clouds”, IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), San Diego, CA, 2015, pp. 1-5., doi: 10.1109/GLOCOM.2015.7417785

 

[C11] I. Bisio, A. Delfino, F. Lavagetto, and A. Sciarrone, “Enabling Smartphone-centric Platforms for In- Home Rehabilitation: a Comparison among Movement Recognition Approach”, IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Kuala Lumpur, 2016, pp. 1-6. doi: 10.1109/ICC.2016.7511596

 

[C12] I. Bisio, F. Lavagetto, G. Luzzati and A. Sciarrone, “A Novel Active Warden Technique for Image Steganography”, IEEE Globecom 2016, Washington DC, USA, 4-8 December 2016, pp. 1-6, DOI: 10.1109/GLOCOM.2016.7841524.

 

[C13] I. Bisio, C. Garibotto, F. Lavagetto, and A. Sciarrone, “Enhancing Speaker Recognition with Multiple Observations over Mobile Networks”, IEEE Globecom 2016, Washington DC, USA, 4-8 December 2016, pp 1-6, doi: 10.1109/GLOCOM.2016.7841816.

 

[C14] A. Sciarrone, C. Fiandrino, I. Bisio, F. Lavagetto, D .Kliazovich and P. Bouvry, “Smart Probabilistic Fingerprinting for Indoor Localization over Fog Computing Platforms”, 5th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Networking (CloudNet), Pisa, 2016, pp. 39-44. doi: 10.1109/CloudNet.2016.43

 

[C15] I. Bisio, A. Fedeli, F. Lavagetto, M. Pastorino, A. Randazzo, A. Sciarrone, “Brain Stroke Detection by Means of Complex Dielectric Permittivity Reconstruction at Microwaves”, IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Workshop Series on Advanced Materials and Processes for RF and THz Applications (IMWS- AMP), Pavia, 2017, pp. 1-3. doi: 10.1109/IMWS-AMP.2017.8247391

 

[C16] I. Bisio, F. Lavagetto, A. Sciarrone and S. Yiu, “A Smart² Gaussian Process approach for Indoor Localization with RSSI fingerprints”, 2017 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Paris, France, 2017, doi: 10.1109/ICC.2017.7997089.

 

[C17] I. Bisio, C. Garibotto, F. Lavagetto and A. Sciarrone, “Performance Analysis of Smart Audio Pre-Processing for noise-robust text-independent speaker recognition”, IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP), Montreal, QC, 2017, pp. 848-852. doi: 10.1109/GlobalSIP.2017.8309080

 


[C18] I. Bisio, A. Fedeli, F. Lavagetto, M. Pastorino, A. Randazzo, A. Sciarrone, and E. Tavanti, “Mobile Smart Helmet for Brain Stroke early Detection through Neural Network-based Signals Analysis”, IEEE Global Communications Conference, Singapore, 2017, pp. 1-6. doi: 10.1109/GLOCOM.2017.8255029

 

[C19] I. Bisio, C. Estatico, A. Fedeli, F. Lavagetto, M. Pastorino, A. Randazzo and A. Sciarrone, “A Microwave Data Inversion in Hemorrhagic Brain Stroke Imaging: A Newton-Conjugate-Gradient Based Approach in Lp-Banach Spaces”, 2017 IEEE Conference on Antenna Measurements & Applications (CAMA). DOI: 10.1109/CAMA.2017.8273423

 

[C20] I. Bisio, C. Estatico, A. Fedeli, F. Lavagetto, M. Pastorino, A. Randazzo and A. Sciarrone, “A nonlinear iterative inverse scattering procedure in Lp Banach spaces for microwave biomedical imaging”, 22017 International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications (ICEAA), Verona, Italy, 2017, pp. 1921-1924, doi: 10.1109/ICEAA.2017.8065683

 

[C21] I. Bisio, A. Fedeli, F. Lavagetto, M. Pastorino, A. Randazzo, A. Sciarrone, and E. Tavanti, “Mobile Smart Helmet for Brain Stroke early Detection through Neural Network-based Signals Analysis”, 2017 IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), Singapore, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/GLOCOM.2017.8255029

 

[C22] I. Bisio, C. Garibotto, F. Lavagetto and A. Sciarrone “Performance Analysis of smart audio pre- processing for noise-robust text independent speaker recognition”, 2017 5-th IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing (GLOBALSIP), Montreal, QC, Canada, 2017, pp. 848-852, doi: 10.1109/GlobalSIP.2017.8309080

 

[C23] I. Bisio, A. Sciarrone, L. Bedogni, L. Bononi, “WiFi meets Barometer: Smartphone-based 3D Indoor Positioning Method”, IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Kansas City, MO, 2018, pp. 1-6. doi: 10.1109/ICC.2018.8422989

 

[C24] X. Du, K. Yang, I. Bisio, F. Lavagetto and A. Sciarrone, “An AP-centred Smart Probabilistic Fingerprint System for Indoor Positioning”, IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Kansas City, MO, 2018, pp. 1-6. doi: 10.1109/ICC.2018.8422242

 

[C25] I. Bisio, C. Garibotto, F. Lavagetto, A. Sciarrone, S. Zappatore, “Improving WiFi Statistical Fingerprint based Detection Techniques against UAV Stealth Attacks”, 2018 IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), Abu Dhabi, 2018, pp, 1-6, DOI: 10.1109/GLOCOM.2018.8647288

 

[C26] I. Bisio, C. Estatico, A. Fedeli, F. Lavagetto, M. Pastorino, A. Randazzo and A. Sciarrone, “An Imaging Technique for Brain Stroke Monitoring at Microwaves”, 2018 IEEE International Conference on Imaging Systems and Techniques (IST), Krakow, 2018, pp. 1-5, doi: 10.1109/IST.2018.8577144

 

[C27] I. Bisio, C. Garibotto, F. Lavagetto and A. Sciarrone, "Outdoor Places of Interest recognition with WiFi fingerprint over mobile devices," IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Shangai, China, 20-24 May 2019, doi: 10.1109/ICC.2019.8761556

 

[C28] I. Bisio, C. Garibotto, F. Lavagetto and A. Sciarrone, “Towards IoT-based eHealth Services: a Smart Prototype System for Home Rehabilitation”, 2019 IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), Waikoloa, HI, USA, 2019, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/GLOBECOM38437.2019.9013194.

 

[C29] I. Bisio, C. Garibotto, F. Lavagetto, L. Levorato and A. Sciarrone, "Statistical Analysis of Wireless Traffic: An Adversarial Approach to Drone Surveillance," 2019 IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), Waikoloa, HI, USA, 2019, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/GLOBECOM38437.2019.9013562.

 

[C30] I. Bisio, C. Estatico, A. Fedeli, F. Lavagetto, M. Pastorino, A. Randazzo and A. Sciarrone, "A Tomographic Multistatic System for Biomedical Microwave Sensing," 2020 14th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP), Copenhagen, Denmark, 2020, pp. 1-4, doi: 10.23919/EuCAP48036.2020.9135211.

 

[C31] A. Sciarrone, I. Bisio, C. Garibotto, F. Lavagetto, G. Staude and A. Knopp, "A Wearable Prototype for Neurological Symptoms Recognition," ICC 2020 - 2020 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Dublin, Ireland, 2020, pp. 1-7, doi: 10.1109/ICC40277.2020.9149017.

 

[C32] A. Sciarrone, I. Bisio, C. Garibotto, F. Lavagetto, M. Hamedani, V. Prada, S. Stara, A. Schenone, F. Boero, G. Gambari, "NeuroGlasses: A Wearable Prototype for Early Detection of Neurological Symptoms," 5th International Conference on Smart and Sustainable Technologies (SpliTech 2020), to appear.

 

 

 

Participation to national and international research projects

In the following is reported the list of research projects in which I have contributed (from the most recent to the oldest). For projects carried out in recent years a brief description is introduced while the role has been indicated for all the indicated projects.

 
[NEUROGLASS] “Elderly driving attention monitoring and risk evaluation through smart IoT glasses” (Project Partner: DITEN, Local Project Leader: Prof. A. Sciarrone), research funded in the framework POR- FESR Liguria, 2019.

Brief Description: The objective of the project is the development of an innovative wearable device integrated in the frame of a normal glasses that can be used for the detection, through appropriate sensors (electric, electromagnetic, accelerometric, ..) of bio-indexes related to fatigue, drowsiness or stress of elderly people who are driving.

Role: Local project leader

[SELESTA] “Indoor Positioning & Hands-free Access” (Project Partner: DITEN, Local Project Leader: Prof. I. Bisio), research contract between the University of Genoa and Selesta S.p.A. and Zucchetti S.p.A. under the supervision of ENEL S.p.A., 2019.

Brief Description: The project intends to propose a system able to allow the entrance to a building to a worker (or to a visitor) who carries his mobile phone with its WiFi interface switched on without having to interact with the entrance gates. It is called Hands-free access. Such system has been realized entirely at the University of Genoa, DSP laboratory.

Role: contribution to the preparation of the technical and financial proposal, participation in meetings, research.

[CSP] “Study and realization of a prototype of an innovative portable microwave-based device for the differential diagnosis of ischemic or hemorrhagic stroke” (Project Partner: DITEN, Local Project Leader: Prof. M. Pastorino) funded by Fondazione Compagnia di San Paolo, years 2015-2016.

Brief Description: The project intends to propose a highly innovative response to the basic need of differential early diagnosis of cerebral stroke, with particular reference to the need to distinguish between ischemic stroke and hemorrhagic. A microwave system, non-invasive and portable, as a "helmet", is developed conveyng technical solutions such as electromagnetic image building and and signals and data processing. The project is developed in collaboration with the Stroke Center at the University of Genoa.

Role: contribution to the preparation of the technical and financial proposal, participation in meetings, research.


[TAU] “Energy Lines Planning and Optimization” (Project Partner: DITEN, Project Leaders: Prof. F. Lavagetto/Prof. I. Bisio), 2016, research funded in the framework POR-FESR Liguria.

Brief Description: The research aims to define, design and develop interfaces for the remote piloting of simulation tools via smartphones and tablets. The project is carried out under a research contract with TAU LOGIC s.r.l. for the project POR-FESR Liguria entitled “Energy Lines Planning and Optimization” approved by FILSE on 20.07.2016 (Decision n. 41).

Role: participation to meetings, proposal preparation.


[TELECOM5] “SmartSpeakers: dynamic audio processing through multiple receivers in Smart Home/Office scenarios” (Project Partner: DITEN, Project Leaders: Prof. F. Lavagetto/Dr. I. Bisio), 2015, research contract between the University of Genoa and Telecom Italy S.p.A..

Brief Description: The research aims to define, design and develop techniques for acquisition and analysis of audio signals captured by a heterogeneous set of sensors such as mobile terminals, ambient microphones and arrays of microphones. From the application viewpoint, the project deals with pervasive applications for audio context awareness.

Role: Software developer, participation to meetings, research activities.


[TELECOM4] “Ambient Audio Recognition for Smart Social Spaces” (Project Partner: DITEN, Project Leader: Prof. F. Lavagetto), 2013-2014, research contract between the University of Genoa and Telecom Italy S.p.A..

Brief Description: The research aims to define, design and develop techniques for acquisition and analysis of speech signals captured by smartphones aimed at recognizing the speaker identity, the speaker gender, the speaker language (among four possibilities: English, Italian, Spanish, Franch). From the application viewpoint, the project delas with pervasive applications for audio context awareness.

Role: participation in meetings, research, software development.


[SELELS2] “Android Demonstrator” (Project Partner: DITEN, Project Leader: Dr. I. Bisio), 2012-2013, research contract between the University of Genoa and Selex-Elsag SpA

Brief Description: The project concerns the design and the development of a software architecture based on Smartphone/Android TabletPC able to transmit images and/or video streams (e.g., streaming H.264) considering intermittent and low capacity radio links (not higher than 200 Kb / s). In particular, Application Layer Joint Coding algorithms (dynamic source and channel coding realized at the application level) are studied.

Role: participation in meetings, research activities, software development.

 

[TELECOM2] “Analysis of context and pervasive applications” (Project Partner: DIST, Project Leader: Prof. F. Lavagetto), 2010-2011, research contract between the University of Genoa and Telecom Italy S.p.A..

Brief Description: the research activity concerned the processing of GPS and WiFi signals captured by a Smartphone to define the location of the terminal in indoor environments.

Role: participation in meetings, research activities, software development.

 

[TELECOM] “Study, Design and Testing of Algorithms for Signal Processing Applications for Smartphone” (Project Partner: DIST, Project Leader Prof. F. Lavagetto), (only 2009), research contract between the University of Genoa and Telecom Italy S.p.A..

Brief Description: the research concerned the processing techniques of audio recorded through smartphone terminals to define the number of speakers of a recorded audio track and to identify the gender of a talker. More recently, we have also studied audio fingerprinting techniques aimed at recognizing environments, music tracks, etc..

Role: participation in meetings, research activities, software development.

 

[FAS132] “IANUS - Integrated AssistaNce on Unguarded Systems ” (Project Partners: DITEN, Local Project Leader Prof. F. Lavagetto/I. Bisio).

Brief Description: The project focuses on the concept of Ambient Assisted Living and in particular on the possibility to predict possible variations of pathologies afflicting assisted patients, chronically ill and/or with disabilities, via Smartphone terminals. The project has been funded by the program of high technology research and innovation framework of the Liguria Region for the years 2013-2015 (Call PAR FAS 2007/2013 approved with DGR 899 20/07/2012).

Role: participation in meetings, research activities, data and signal processing apps development.

 

[AMGC] “Smarter Network” (Project Partner: DITEN, Project Leader: Prof. S. Zappatore), 2012-2013, research contract between the University of Genoa and AM General Contractor S.p.A..

Brief Description: The project concerns the identification of the most suitable technology for monitoring assets within a construction site by using Smartphone terminals and Bluetooth Low energy (BLE) tags. In more detail, the activity deals with the design of assets localization algorithms suited to be realized over Smartphone terminals and to be integrated into an archhitecture including smartphones and their GPS receiver, BLE tags employed to individuate the assets, and a monitoring stations where a database is periodically updated with the location of the assets. In this case, the contribution focuses on location aware services via GPS signals and other radio signals. The project is carried out under a research contract with AM General Contractor S.p.A. for the project POR Liguria entitled “Smarter Network” approved by FILSE on 17.02.2012.

Role: participation in meetings, research activities, data and signal processing apps development.


[EC2M] “Cloud Enterprise Content Management” (Project Partner: DITEN, Project Leaders: Dr. I. Bisio/Prof. F. Lavagetto), 2012-2013, research contract between the University of Genoa and NIS s.r.l..

Brief Description: The project concerns the identification of the most suitable technology for monitoring the environment of a given user by using his Smartphone terminal. In more detail, the activity deals with the design of context detection algorithms suited to be realized over Smartphone terminals and to be integrated into a platform for content management (Content Management Platform). In this case, the contribution focuses on location aware services via GPS signals and other radio signals. The project is carried out under a research contract with Network Integration and Solutions (NIS) s.r.l. for the project POR Liguria entitled “Cloud Enterprise Content Management (EC2M)” approved by FILSE on 17.02.2012.

Role: participation in meetings, research activities, data and signal processing apps development.

 

[FAS131] “SMART-ANGEL Mobile Cloud Platform Supporting Patients with Chronic Cognitive Disabilities” (Project Partners: DITEN, Local Project Leader Prof. F. Lavagetto/I. Bisio).

Brief Description: The project focuses on remote monitoring for health, safety, quality of life and independence of assisted patients with cognitive disabilities (Down Syndrome), by employing Smartphone platforms. The project has been funded by the program of high technology research and innovation framework of the Liguria Region for the years 2013-2015 (Call PAR FAS 2007/2013 approved with DGR 899 20/07/2012).

Role: participation in meetings, research activities, data and signal processing apps development.


 

[PRA12] “Analysis and design of Localization Method for Pervasive Processing and Communication Devices” (Project Leader Dr. A. Randazzo), a research project of the University (University of Genoa) - year 2012 (reserved for professors/researchers under 40).

Brief Description: The activity is focused on the study and development of localization mechanisms suited to be used over pervasive devices, able to process and transmit data, such as modern smartphones. The techniques are based on the integration of electromagnetic fields modeling approaches and advanced signal processing techniques.

Role: participation in meetings, research activities, data and signal processing apps development.


 

[SINTESIS] “Integrated System for Security based on distributed intelligence” (Project Partner: DIST, Local Project Leader: Prof. F. Lavagetto) funded by MIUR within the SIIT Ligurian Technology District, years 2009-2010.

Brief Description: The project, coordinated by Elsag Datamat, has been developed by a consortium of Industries, Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), research institutes and the University of Genoa. It is about the design of intelligent systems for security. In particular, positioning solutions via Smartphones terminals have been studied to support dedicated personnel to the supervision of a given area.

Role: participation in meetings, research activities, data and signal processing apps development.


 

[SALUTE] “Smart Systems for Terapeutic and Diagnostic Cycle of Patients” (Project Partner: DIST, Local Project Leader: Prof. F. Lavagetto) funded by MIUR within the SIIT Ligurian Technology District, years 2009-2010.

Brief Description: The project, coordinated by Esaote, has been developed by a consortium of Industries, Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), research institutes and the University of Genoa. It is about the design of intelligent systems for the efficient management of the terapeutic and diagnostic cycle of patients. Also in this case, positioning solutions via Smartphones have been tailored to support medical personnel a given area such as an hospital.

Role: participation in meetings, research activities, data and signal processing apps development.⁠

 

 

 

 

Partecipation, as a Speaker, to International Congresses


 

Paper presentations:


1) IEEE International Conference on Communications 2012 (ICC 2012), 2012, Ottawa, Canada.
Papers presented:

  • I. Bisio, R. Lan Cian Pan, F. Lavagetto, M. Marchese, A. Sciarrone, C. Frà, M. Valla, “Smartphone-based Automatic Place Recognition with Wi-Fi Signals for Location-Aware Services”.
  • Araniti G., Scordamaglia V, Condoluci M, Molinaro A, Iera A, “Efficient Frequency Domain Packet Scheduler for Point-to-Multipoint Transmissions in LTE Networks” (on behalf of the authors).

 

 

2) Pervasive and Embedded Computing and Communication Systems 2012 (PECCS’12), Rome, Italy.
Paper presented:

  • I. Bisio, F. Lavagetto, M. Marchese, A. Sciarrone, “Smartphone-based User Activity Recognition Method for Heart Remote Monitoring Applications”.

 

 

3) IEEE Global Communications Conference 2013 (GLOBECOM13), Atlanta, Georgia.
Paper presented:

  • I. Bisio, F. Lavagetto, M. Marchese and A. Sciarrone, “Energy Efficient WiFi-based Fingerprinting for Indoor Positioning with Smartphones”

 

 

4) IEEE Global Communications Conference 2014 (GLOBECOM14), Austin, Texas.
Paper presented:

  • I. Bisio, F. Lavagetto, M. Marchese, A. Sciarrone, “Comparison of Situation Awareness Algorithms for Remote Health Monitoring with Smartphones”

 

5) IEEE International Conference on Communications 2015 (ICC 2015), 2015, London, UK.
Paper presented:

  • Bisio, I., Lavagetto, F., Marchese, M., Sciarrone, A., Fra, C., Valla, M., "SPECTRA: A SPEech proCessing plaTform as smaRtphone Application,"

 

6) IEEE European Conference on Networks and Communications 2015, Paris, France.
Paper presented:

  • Bisio, I. Sciarrone, A.; Zappatore, S., "Asset tracking architecture with Bluetooth Low Energy tags and ad hoc smartphone applications,"

 

 

7) IEEE Global Communications Conference 2015 (GLOBECOM15), San Diego, CA, USA.
Papers presented:

  • I. Bisio, F. Lavagetto, A. Sciarrone, T. Penner and M. Guirguis, “Context Awareness over Transient Clouds”
  • I. Bisio, F. Lavagetto and A. Sciarrone, “Asset Tracking Solution with BLE and Smartphones: an Energy/Position Accuracy Trade-Off”

 

 

8) IEEE International Conference on Communications 2016 (ICC 2016), 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malesya.
Paper presented:

  • I. Bisio, A. Delfino, F. Lavagetto, and A. Sciarrone “Enabling Smartphone-centric Platforms for In-Home Rehabilitation: a Comparison among Movement Recognition Approaches”

 

 

9) IEEE International Conference on Cloud Networking (CloudNet 2016), 2016, Pisa, Italy.
Paper presented:

  • A. Sciarrone, C. Fiandrino, I. Bisio, F. Lavagetto, D. Kliazovich, P. Bouvry, “Smart Probabilistic Fingerprinting for Indoor Localization over Fog Computing Platforms” (Best Paper Award).

 

 

10) IEEE Global Communications Conference 2016 (GLOBECOM16), Washington DC, USA.
Papers presented:
 

  • I. Bisio, C. Garibotto, F. Lavagetto, and A. Sciarrone “Enhancing Speaker Recognition with Multiple Observations over Mobile Networks”, IEEE Globecom 2016, Washington DC, USA, 4-8 December 2016, pp 1-6, doi: 10.1109/GLOCOM.2016.7841816.

 

 

11) IEEE International Conference on Communications 2017 (ICC 2017), 2017, Paris, France.
Paper presented:
 

  • I. Bisio, F. Lavagetto, A. Sciarrone and S. Yiu, “A Smart2 Gaussian Process approach for Indoor Localization with RSSI fingerprints”, 2017 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Paris, France, 2017,doi: 10.1109/ICC.2017.7997089.

 

 

12) IEEE Global Communications Conference 2017 (GLOBECOM17), Singapore
Papers presented:
 

  • I. Bisio, A. Fedeli, F. Lavagetto, M. Pastorino, A. Randazzo, A. Sciarrone, and E. Tavanti, “Mobile Smart Helmet for Brain Stroke early Detection through Neural Network-based Signals Analysis”, IEEE Global Communications Conference, Singapore, 2017, pp. 1-6. doi: 10.1109/GLOCOM.2017.8255029

 

 

13) IEEE International Conference on Communications 2018 (ICC 2018), 2018, Kansas City, MO, USA
Paper presented:
 

  • I. Bisio, A. Sciarrone, L. Bedogni, L. Bononi “WiFi meets Barometer: Smartphone-based 3D Indoor Positioning Method”, IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Kansas City, MO, 2018, pp. 1-6. doi: 10.1109/ICC.2018.8422989

 

 

14) IEEE Global Communications Conference 2018 (GLOBECOM18), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Papers presented:
 

  • I. Bisio, C. Garibotto, F. Lavagetto, A. Sciarrone, S. Zappatore, “Improving WiFi Statistical Fingerprint based Detection Techniques against UAV Stealth Attacks”, 2018 IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), Abu Dhabi, 2018, pp, 1-6, DOI: 10.1109/GLOCOM.2018.8647288

 

 

15) IEEE International Conference on Communications 2019 (ICC 2019), 2019, Shanghai, China
Paper presented:
 

  • I. Bisio, C. Garibotto, F. Lavagetto and A. Sciarrone, "Outdoor Places of Interest recognition with WiFi fingerprint over mobile devices," IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Shangai, China, 20-24 May 2019, doi: 10.1109/ICC.2019.8761556

 

 

16) IEEE Global Communications Conference 2019 (GLOBECOM19), Huawaii, USA
Papers presented:
 

  • I. Bisio, C. Garibotto, F. Lavagetto and A. Sciarrone, “Towards IoT-based eHealth Services: a Smart Prototype System for Home Rehabilitation”, 2019 IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), Waikoloa, HI, USA, 2019, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/GLOBECOM38437.2019.9013194.
  • I. Bisio, C. Garibotto, F. Lavagetto, L. Levorato and A. Sciarrone, "Statistical Analysis of Wireless Traffic: An Adversarial Approach to Drone Surveillance,"2019 IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), Waikoloa, HI, USA, 2019, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/GLOBECOM38437.2019.9013562.

 

 

17) IEEE International Conference on Communications 2020 (ICC 2020), 2020, Dublin, Ireland (Virtual Conference
Paper presented:

  • A. Sciarrone, I. Bisio, C. Garibotto, F. Lavagetto, G. Staude and A. Knopp, "A Wearable Prototype for Neurological Symptoms Recognition," ICC 2020 - 2020 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Dublin, Ireland, 2020, pp. 1-7, doi: 10.1109/ICC40277.2020.9149017.

 

 

18) IEEE 5th International Conference on Smart and Sustainable Technologies (SpliTech 2020)
Paper presented:

  • A. Sciarrone, I. Bisio, C. Garibotto, F. Lavagetto, M. Hamedani, V. Prada, S. Stara, A. Schenone, F. Boero, G. Gambari, "NeuroGlasses: A Wearable Prototype for Early Detection of Neurological Symptoms," to appear.