Giuseppe Conti

Giuseppe Conti

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Information and Communication Technology can turn older adults’ homes into smart living environments, decreasing the need for support and improving life quality. However, new technology has high uncertainty in terms of acceptance. Co-creation approaches are proposed to reach high acceptability, usability and satisfaction, but performance evaluation...
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Our work exhibits how previous projects on the Active and Healthy Ageing field have advanced to the conception of CAPTAIN, a radically new approach towards increased end-user acceptance. The goal is to create intuitive technology that does not require specific skills for interaction and blends in with real life. CAPTAIN will be co-designed by all t...
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Recently much research has been conducted on early detection of cognitive and physical status deterioration in elderly adults. Primarily the focus is on gait analysis methodologies exploiting average speed, however this presents an issue when used for context aware applications. Additionally data capture tends to be in short bursts over a long peri...
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The final publication is available at Springer via http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-32703-7_236 Early detection of cognitive and physical status deterioration for elderly people has been much dependent on gait analysis lately. However, much of the recent literature fo- cuses on gait analysis methodologies exploiting average speed....
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In this paper, describes some of the results of the i-locate project, the EC funded project on indoor and outdoor location based services, which has developed, among other tools, a plug-in for JOSM which supports IndoorGML.
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The purpose of this chapter is to present a broad analysis of the recent developments that characterize the domain of CAD/CAM/CAE and, starting from the current state of the art in terms of scientific achievements, to analyse technological trends that regard the interactive visualization domain, and eventually define a number of possible scenarios...
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Increase in traffic volumes in urbanized areas of the world has caused a rise in congestion with negative consequences on safety, environment and quality of life of citizens. Only in Europe the cost of traffic congestion is 1% of the GDP, and this does not take into account the cost in terms of deaths caused by road network saturation. On top of th...
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Nowadays is extremely important to monitor and analyze the urban environment and in particular the urban viability. The increasing availability of computational power, together with more efficient simulation algorithm allows real time modeling of even complex systems such as urban traffic. Information and simulation are at the basis of the decision...
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This paper presents the first relevant results of the project BRISEIDE – BRIdging SErvices, Information and Data for Europe. BRISEIDE aims at providing operators with a time-aware extension of data models and value added services for spatio-temporal data management, authoring, processing, analysis and interactive visualization in several emergency-...
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Research on Advanced Traveller Information Systems (ATIS) shows that travellers make better travel decisions when they are well informed. In the dynamic setting of urban public transport systems, however, the ability to be informed is not enough: travellers need to be able to quickly access and assess the information that is relevant to their own m...
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In the infomobility services regardless of transport modes, a key role is the real time availability of data and services from different providers and the share of information to users’ community through common mobile devices like PDAs and Smartphones. In order to achieve these goals a new approach to data collection, privacy policies and mobility...
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The field of Geographical Information Systems has assisted to a substantial growth within the last years, both in terms of quantity and quality of available data and at the same time, a number of standards for geospatial and location based services has been developed and adopted to improve the access to this information. As data becomes publicly av...
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The effectiveness of several operational activities, necessary to ensure security and protection of our territory, heavily relies on effective collection, processing, mining, filtering and visualisation of information regarding events or conditions that can be related to real world locations. As a result, recent years have seen an increasing role b...
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In the last years, Geographic Information technologies have reached a mature state, providing a platform to support interoperability among different providers and users through Spatial Data Infrastructures (SDI). However, Civil Protection applications have specific requirements that make them different from typical Earth System Sciences research ap...
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An increasing amount of attention is being paid by local public administrations, national and federal governments as well as by international institutions, such as the European Commission, to improve personal mobility within urban environments through the use of public transports. Improving mobility through increased use of public transportation is...
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The management of a territory is a complex process, involving a number of different operators, administrators and decision makers. Territory management requires accessing and processing a wide range of heterogeneous and multi-dimensional GI (GI). Within a typical scenario, the process involves departments at public administrations responsible for u...
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An increasing amount of attention is being paid by local public administrations, national and federal governments as well as by international institutions, such as the European Commission, to improve personal mobility within urban environments through the use of public transports. Improving mobility of people through increased use of public transpo...
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Ensuring effective Ambient Intelligence based upon the wide range of static as well as real-time datasets required to manage a transport infrastructure such as a motorway, is a daunting task. This paper presents how this challenge has been faced through the development of a service-based networked infrastructure capable to make a wide range of Geog...
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The issue of time dimension in the e-gov geospatial information is discussed in the paper taking advantage by one European co-funded project in which the authors are engaged. Just for giving a clear example the Civil Protection operators and Public Administrations, engaged in urban planning, resource and environmental management, have often clearly...
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Traditionally, within the field of archaeology and, more generally, within the cultural heritage domain, Geographical Information Systems (GIS) have been mostly used as support to cataloguing activities, essentially operating as gateways to large geo-referenced archives of specialised cultural heritage information. Additionally GIS have proved to b...
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1 ABSTRACT The project i-Tour delivers a personal travel assistant, developed for smartphones, capable of routing users through a multimodal transport network. Additionally public transportation companies can interact with their customers through the access to ICT platforms. On top of multimodal routing features we have developed a system to delive...
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1 ABSTRACT The project i-Tour delivers a personal travel assistant, developed for smartphones, capable of routing users through a multimodal transport network. Additionally public transportation companies can interact with their customers through the access to ICT platforms. On top of multimodal routing features we have developed a system to delive...
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The growing success of 3D spinning globes, navigation systems, and Location-Based Services (LBS) is promoting a profound paradigm shift, as people are becoming increasingly accustomed to accessing heterogeneous digital content in relation to real world locations --- be this place referred to within a tweet, the location of an incident as described...
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The widespread adoption of IT technologies by cultural heritage (CH) has transformed how cultural heritage is presented both to experts and the broad public. In the last few years a large number of multimedia applications, including virtual and augmented reality simulations, have been proposed by researchers and industry alike. However some of thes...
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The field of Geographical Informat ion Systems has assisted to a substantial gro wth in the last years, both in terms of quality and quantity of data available. As these data become publicly availab le, it is essential to develop effective visualizat ion applications, fro m simple virtual sightseeing or "geobrowsing" to more comp lex solutions for...
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The field of Geographical Informat ion Systems has assisted to a substantial gro wth in the last years, both in terms of quality and quantity of data available. As these data become publicly availab le, it is essential to develop effective visualizat ion applications, fro m simple virtual sight-seeing or "geobrowsing" to more comp lex solutions for...
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In this paper we present a new parametric approach based on urban regulation, in order to generate digital models of building, directly within a three-dimensional geo-referenced environment. The system allows user, through implementation of specific generative procedures, to manage interactive architectural design processes. The designer is able to...
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The world of Geographic Information (GI) Science has changed. Today, many of the elements of Digital Earth, meaning as a multiresolution, three-dimensional representation of the planet, are not only available but also used daily by hundreds of millions of people worldwide thanks to innovative ways to organize and present the data and rapid technolo...
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Accessing and processing of multispectral imagery in an interactive way is essential to a number of operational scenarios. This paper illustrates their use in the context of forest management and planning, by presenting the results of a system that allows operators to access large repositories of geographical data, including multi-spectral imaging,...
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The management of a territory is a complex process, involving a number of different operators, administrators and decision makers. Territory management requires accessing and processing a wide range of heterogeneous and multi-dimensional GI (GI). Within a typical scenario, the process involves departments at public administrations responsible for u...
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The internet, where much of the information has reference to location, together with the latest generation of geographical web services, represent a very large information space that can be used for planning and design. The wealth of information accessible, which requires new forms of interaction and management of the data available, has brought in...
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Interoperability, interactivity and D visualization are three of the most important challenges related to Geographical Information Systems. In the last few years, research on interoperability has evolved from simple exchange of spatial data files, through the establishment of standardized spatial data repositories, to the first initiatives allowing...
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In the context of spatial planning, environmental management and monitoring a number of geospatial technologies allow operators and experts to capture, store, process and display an unprecedented amount of information about the environment and a wide variety of phenomena. However the extremely wide range of data available poses a critical challenge...
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In the past years the adoption of computer graphics to improve learning experience has seen a rising success. The wide availability of dedicated graphics hardware at low cost, mostly fostered by the increasing popularity of videogames, has contributed to the widespread adoption of 3D graphics technologies specifically developed for the general publ...
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Access, distribution and processing of Geographic Information (GI) are basic preconditions to support strategic environmental decision-making. The heterogeneity of information on the environment today available is driving a wide number of initiatives, on both sides of the Atlantic, all advocating both the strategic role of proper management and pro...
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Riassunto La consultazione di informazioni geografiche per applicazioni orientate al turismo ed al marketing territoriale avviene spesso in maniera disorganica e complessa, sia per la natura stessa delle informazioni necessarie, spesso poco correlate e parziali (ad es. la documentazione non sempre permette di far fronte ad esigenze viaggio del turi...
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The paper illustrates the result of an extensive project which has brought to the creation of a vast repository of information of historical interest related to the evolution across history of the town of Trento, in the Italian Alps. The project has brought to the creation of a single point of access to a large set of data such as 3D models, docume...
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In the CAD/CAS field, the increasing domination of spline-based graphic objects has driven a great attention to methods focusing on the management of free-form curves. These methods range from basic ma-nipulation of control points to more sophisticated direct manipulation techniques by using tangency or curvature constraints. However they are not s...
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This work presents a novel approach to author multimodal interaction dialogue of a VR system according to each users specific preferences. We will show how modalities can be bound together via a bidirectional graph in an authoring tool to allow the specification of application-specific domain commands without hardwiring them to the application. As...
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This paper aims at introducing the results of the EU FP6 project IMPROVE to the Italian community showing the results and specifically those achieved by Graphitech within its context. The project aimed at delivering advanced visualization and interaction technologies in the field of design review. In terms of hardware the project has delivered inno...
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In this paper we introduce an innovative application designed to make collaborative design review in the architectural and automotive domain more effective. For this purpose we present a system architecture which combines variety of visualization displays such as high resolution multi-tile displays, TabletPCs and head-mounted displays with innovati...
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In this paper we present evaluation results of an innovative application designed to make collaborative design review in the architectural and automotive domain more effective. Within IMPROVE, a European research project in the area of advanced displays, we are combining high resolution multi-tile displays, TabletPCs and head-mounted displays with...
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In this paper we present evaluation results of an innovative application designed to make collaborative design review in the architectural and automotive domain more effective. Within IMPROVE, a European research project in the area of advanced displays, we are combining high resolution multi-tile displays, TabletPCs and head-mounted displays with...
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This paper illustrates the aim of the NETConnect project which is to provide that broad view by supporting cross-site cultural connection of three prominent European archaeological sites. The project creates an IT infrastructure capable to provide the public with a wide range of experiences, ranging from the interaction with on-site mobile devices...
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In this paper we introduce an innovative application aiming at combining large, tablet-based and headmounted displays for collaborative mobile mixed reality design reviews. Our research and development is motivated by two use scenarios: automotive and architectural design review involving real users from Page/Park architects and Elasis FIAT. Our ac...
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In this paper we propose a collaborative prototype for the integration of Geographical Information System (GIS) sensor data into a distributed architecture for Virtual Reality. Sensor data of various origin and classified domains are provided using a topic subscription metaphor. A graphical editor, which allows creation/import/export/manipulation o...
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The increasing domination of spline-based graphic objects in CAD/CAS has driven a great attention to methods focusing on natural and intelligent free-form shape manipulation. We present a novel sketch-based system for the interactive modeling of a variety of free-form 3D objects using just simple spline sketches. Our technique addresses the issue o...
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Traditional interaction with virtual environments (VE) via widgets or menus forces users to rigidly sequential interactions. Previous research has proved that the adoption of speech recognition (SR) allows more flexible and natural forms of interaction resembling the human-to-human communication pattern. This feature though requires programmers to...
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This paper tries to answer to the increasing demand in the domain of conceptual design for more intuitive methods for creating and modifying free-form curves and surfaces. This is done by addressing the issue of physical-based shape control by free hand spline sketching instead of the tedious mathematical parameters adjustment. We present a novel a...