Giuseppe Riccardo Leone

Giuseppe Riccardo Leone
Italian National Research Council | CNR · Institute of Information Science and Technology "Alessandro Faedo" ISTI

PhD in Computer Science

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Additional affiliations
February 2015 - present
Italian National Research Council
Position
  • Researcher
Description
  • Research on computer vision, embedded system, intelligent transport systems
October 2010 - November 2014
Italian National Research Council
Position
  • Research Assistant
Description
  • Research on bimodal comunication with web talking face
January 2008 - December 2010
Sapienza University of Rome
Position
  • Contract Professor
Description
  • Basic computer programming for philosophy students
Education
January 2011 - March 2014
University of Florence
Field of study
  • Computer science
September 1993 - September 2002
Sapienza University of Rome
Field of study
  • Computer science

Publications

Publications (41)
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In recent years, the impressive advances in artificial intelligence, computer vision, pervasive computing , and augmented reality made them rise to pillars of the fourth industrial revolution. This short paper aims to provide a brief survey of current use cases in factory applications and industrial inspection under active development at the Signal...
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Lo Smart Passenger Center (SPaCe) è una piatta-forma integrata che mira a superare la complessi-tà della gestione centralizzata delle infrastrutture di trasporto pubblico e dei veicoli. Il motore di intel-ligenza artificiale esamina i flussi quotidiani di per-sone, correla dati ed eventi diversi, prevede minac-ce ed eventi critici e propone controm...
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This presentation was delivered in the framework of Artes 4.0 seminars. It deals with the application of computer vision, intelligent systems and AR/VR/MR/XR technologies to Industry 4.0.
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The historical buildings of a nation are the tangible signs of its history and culture. Their preservation deserves considerable attention, being of primary importance from a historical, cultural, and economic point of view. Having a scalable and reliable monitoring system plays an important role in the Structural Health Monitoring (SHM): therefore...
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In this article, we present a scenario for monitoring the occupancy of parking spaces in the historical city of Lucca (Italy) based on the use of intelligent cameras and the most modern technologies of artificial intelligence. The system is designed to use different smart-camera prototypes: where the connection to the power grid is available, we pr...
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The power transmission lines are the link between power plants and the points of consumption, through substations. Most importantly, the assessment of damaged aerial power lines and rusted conductors is of extreme importance for public safety; hence, power lines and associated components must be periodically inspected to ensure a continuous supply...
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La manutenzione e la salvaguardia del comples-so patrimonio architettonico italiano rappresenta-no un'importante sfida che deve essere quotidiana-mente affrontata dalle soprintendenze e dalla am-ministrazioni locali e regionali. In quest'ambito, lo sviluppo delle tecnologie ICT può contribuire ad una gestione più efficiente e accurata del costruito...
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Cities and urban environments nowadays suffer more and more discomfort due to several factors: the increase in the number of cars, the reduction, due to budget issues, of free parking, the economic difficulties in times of crisis that lead to a reduced efficiency of the public transport system. Beside these factors, an increased availability of com...
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Historical buildings are undeniably valuable documents of the history of the world. Their preservation has attracted considerable attention among modern societies, being a major issues both from economical and cultural point of view. This paper describes how image processing and marker-based application may support the long-term monitoring of crack...
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The inspection of power lines is the crucial task for the safe operation of power transmission: its components require regular checking to detect damages and faults that are caused by corrosion or any other environmental agents and mechanical stress. During recent years, the use of Unmanned Autonomous Vehicle (UAV) for environmental and industrial...
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In this paper we present a Wireless Sensor Network (WSN), which is intended to provide a scalable solution for active cooperative monitoring of wide geographical areas. The system is designed to use different smart-camera prototypes: where the connection to the power grid is available a powerful embedded hardware implements a Deep Neural Network, o...
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This paper describes how Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) may support the long-term monitoring of crack patterns in the context of architectural heritage preservation. In detail, this work includes: (i) a state of the art about the most used techniques in ancient structural monitoring; (ii) the description of the implemented methods, taking into acc...
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Smart cities are demanding solutions for improved traffic efficiency, in order to guarantee optimal access to mobility resources available in urban areas. Intelligent video analytics deployed directly on board embedded sensors offers great opportunities to gather highly informative data about traffic and transport, allowing reconstruction of a real...
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Here we describe the implementation of the first prototype of the Wize Sniffer 1.x (WS 1.x), a low cost, portable electronic device for breath analysis. The device is being developed in the framework of the Collaborative European Project SEMEOTICONS (SEMEiotic Oriented Technology for Individuals CardiOmetabolic risk self-assessmeNt and Self-monitor...
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Capillary monitoring of traffic in urban environment is key to a more sustainable mobility in smart cities. In this context, the use of low cost technologies is mandatory to avoid scalability issues that would prevent the adoption of monitoring solutions at the full city scale. In this paper, we introduce a low power and low cost sensor equipped wi...
Technical Report
We here discuss the first implementation of Wize Sniffer 1.0 (WS1.0), a new portable electronic device for breath analysis in home care. WS1.0 is designed for the chemical analysis of a few substances in human breath. The device is still a prototype that is being developed in the framework of the Collaborative European Project SEMEOTICONS (SEMEioti...
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In this paper we present a web interface to study Italian through the access to read Italian literature. The system allows to browse the content, search for specific words and listen to the correct pronunciation produced by native speakers in a given context. This work aims at providing people who are interested in learning Italian with a new way o...
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In this DEMO we present the first worldwide WebGL implementation of a talking head (LuciaWebGL), and also the first WebGL talking head running on iOS mobile devices (Apple iPhone and iPad).
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In this paper we present the implementation of a WebGL Talking Head for iOS mobile devices (Apple iPhone and iPad). It works on standard MPEG-4 Facial Animation Parameters (FAPs) and speaks with the Italian version of FESTIVAL TTS. It is totally based on true real human data. The 3D kinematics information are used to create lips articulatory model...
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Luciaweb is a 3D Italian talking avatar based on the new WebGL technology. WebGL is the standard programming library to develop 3D computer graphics inside the web browsers. In the last year we developed a facial animation system based on this library to interact with the user in a bimodal way. The overall system is a client-server application usin...
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LUCIA is an MPEG-4 facial animation system developed at ISTC-CNR. It works on standard Facial Animation Parameters and speaks with the Italian version of FESTIVAL TTS. To achieve an emotive/expressive talking head LUCIA was built from real human data physically extracted by ELITE optic-tracking movement analyzer. LUCIA can copy a real human being b...
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RoboCare is a three-year Italian research project aimed at assessing the extent to which different state-of-the-art technologies can benefit the creation of an assistive environment for elder care. In its final year, the project focused on producing a demonstration exhibiting an integration of robotic, sensory and problem-solving software agents. T...
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Detecting, locating, and tracking people in a dynamic environment is important in many applications, ranging from security and environmental surveillance to assistance to people in domestic environments, to the analysis of human activities. To this end, several methods for tracking people have been developed in the field of Computer Vision using di...
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In this paper we describe a system for boat traffic monitoring that has been realized for analyzing and com-puting statistics of trafic in the Grand Canal in Venice. The system is based on a set of survey cells to monitor about 6 Km of canal. Each survey cell contains three cameras oriented in three directions and covering about 250-300 meters of t...
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Following a person is an important task for mobile service and domes- tic robots in applications in which human-robot interaction is a primary require- ment. In this paper we present an approach that integrates appearance models and stereo vision for efficient people tracking in domestic environments. Stereo vision helps in obtaining a very good se...
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Today, modern societies are tackling an important problem, namely the progressive aging of the population. It is often necessary for elderly people to leave their homes to go live with their relatives or become guests of a health-care institution. This phenomenon has serious social and economic consequences. The long term goal of the research devel...
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People tracking is an important functionality for many applications that require to analyze the interaction between people and the environment. These applications range from security and environmental surveillance, to ambient intelligence. In this paper we describe a real-time People Localization and Tracking (PLT) System, based on a calibrated fix...
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Detecting, locating, and tracking people in a dynamic environment is important in many applications, ranging from security and environmental surveillance to assistance to people in domestic environments, to the analysis of human activities. To this end, several methods for tracking people have been developed using monocular cameras, stereo sensors,...
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The aim of the ROBOCARE project is to develop an intelligent domestic environment which allows elderly people to lead an independent lifestyle in their own homes. This paper describes a testbed environment which simulates the home of an elderly person whose daily routines need to be monitored by human caregivers such as physicians or family members...
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This article reports the state of advancement of the RoboCare project, which was launched in December 2002 to address the problem of providing assistance to elderly people using a combination of software, robots, intelligent sensors and humans. It addresses the creation of a multi-agent environment in which all these actors cooperate synergisticall...
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The RoboCare project focuses on the development of distributed systems in which software and robotic agents contribute to the common goal of generating active services in environments in which humans may need assistance and guidance, such as health care facilities. Thanks to recent technological advances, there are now many potential applications f...
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This article reports the state of advancement of the Robo-Care project, which was launched in December last year to address the problem of providing assistance to elderly people using a combina-tion of software, robots, intelligent sensors and humans. It addresses the creation of a multi-agent environment in which all these actors cooper-ate synerg...
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This paper describes results from the RoboCare project, whose aim is to create assistive intelligent en- vironments for older people. The specific goal of the project has been to synthesize a multi-agent system in which robotic, software and sensory services are integrated to oer cognitive support to the older user at home. The paper describes the...

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