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 Silvia Cascianelli

Silvia Cascianelli

Position at Imagelab:

Assistant Professor (RTD)
Dipartimento di Ingegneria "Enzo Ferrari"

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Silvia Cascianelli

Silvia Cascianelli received the M.Sc. degree in Information and Automation Engineering and the Ph.D. degree cum laude in Information and Industrial Engineering from the University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy, in 2015 and 2019, respectively. She is currently an Assistant Professor with the Department of Engineering "Enzo Ferrari'', University of Modena and Reggio Emilia. She was a Visitor Researcher at the Queen Mary University of London between 2017 and 2018. She has authored or coauthored more than 30 publications in scientific journals and international conference proceedings. Her research interests include embodied AI, handwritten text recognition, and image captioning. She regularly serves as a Reviewer for international conferences and journals.


Research Projects


Research Activities


Publications

1 Landi, Federico; Bigazzi, Roberto; Cornia, Marcella; Cascianelli, Silvia; Baraldi, Lorenzo; Cucchiara, Rita "Spot the Difference: A Novel Task for Embodied Agents in Changing Environments" Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Pattern Recognition, Montréal Québec, August 21-25, 2022, 2022 Conference
2 Barraco, Manuele; Stefanini, Matteo; Cornia, Marcella; Cascianelli, Silvia; Baraldi, Lorenzo; Cucchiara, Rita "CaMEL: Mean Teacher Learning for Image Captioning" Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Pattern Recognition, Montréal Québec, August 21-25, 2022, 2022 Conference
3 Barraco, Manuele; Cornia, Marcella; Cascianelli, Silvia; Baraldi, Lorenzo; Cucchiara, Rita "The Unreasonable Effectiveness of CLIP features for Image Captioning: an Experimental Analysis" IEEE/CVF Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshops, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 19-24, 2022, 2022 Conference
4 Bruno, Paolo; Amoroso, Roberto; Cornia, Marcella; Cascianelli, Silvia; Baraldi, Lorenzo; Cucchiara, Rita "Investigating Bidimensional Downsampling in Vision Transformer Models" Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing, Lecce, Italy, May 23-27, 2022, 2022 Conference
5 Bigazzi, Roberto; Landi, Federico; Cascianelli, Silvia; Cornia, Marcella; Baraldi, Lorenzo; Cucchiara, Rita "Embodied Navigation at the Art Gallery" Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing, Lecce, Italy, May 23-27, 2022, 2022 Conference
6 Cascianelli, Silvia; Cornia, Marcella; Baraldi, Lorenzo; Cucchiara, Rita "Boosting Modern and Historical Handwritten Text Recognition with Deformable Convolutions" INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL ON DOCUMENT ANALYSIS AND RECOGNITION, pp. 1 -15 , 2022 Journal
7 Stefanini, Matteo; Cornia, Marcella; Baraldi, Lorenzo; Cascianelli, Silvia; Fiameni, Giuseppe; Cucchiara, Rita "From Show to Tell: A Survey on Deep Learning-based Image Captioning" IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON PATTERN ANALYSIS AND MACHINE INTELLIGENCE, pp. 1 -10 , 2022 Journal
8 Bigazzi, Roberto; Landi, Federico; Cascianelli, Silvia; Baraldi, Lorenzo; Cornia, Marcella; Cucchiara, Rita "Focus on Impact: Indoor Exploration with Intrinsic Motivation" IEEE ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION LETTERS, vol. 7, pp. 2985 -2992 , 2022 | DOI: 10.1109/LRA.2022.3145971 Journal
9 Bigazzi, Roberto; Landi, Federico; Cornia, Marcella; Cascianelli, Silvia; Baraldi, Lorenzo; Cucchiara, Rita "Out of the Box: Embodied Navigation in the Real World" Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns, Virtual, 27 September - 01 October 2021, 2021 Conference
10 Cascianelli, Silvia; Cornia, Marcella; Baraldi, Lorenzo; Piazzi, Maria Ludovica; Schiuma, Rosiana; Cucchiara, Rita "Learning to Read L'Infinito: Handwritten Text Recognition with Synthetic Training Data" Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns, vol. 13053 LNCS, Virtual, pp. 340 -350 , 27 September - 01 October 2021, 2021 | DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-89131-2_31 Conference
11 Cojocaru, Iulian; Cascianelli, Silvia; Baraldi, Lorenzo; Corsini, Massimiliano; Cucchiara, Rita "Watch Your Strokes: Improving Handwritten Text Recognition with Deformable Convolutions" Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Pattern Recognition, Milan, Italy, pp. 6096 -6103 , 10-15 January 2021, 2020 | DOI: 10.1109/ICPR48806.2021.9412392 Conference
12 Bigazzi, Roberto; Landi, Federico; Cornia, Marcella; Cascianelli, Silvia; Baraldi, Lorenzo; Cucchiara, Rita "Explore and Explain: Self-supervised Navigation and Recounting" Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Pattern Recognition, Milan, Italy, 10-15 January 2021, 2020 | DOI: 10.1109/ICPR48806.2021.9412628 Conference
13 Nuvoli, Susanna; Spanu, Angela; Fravolini Mario, Luca; Bianconi, Francesco; Cascianelli, Silvia; Madeddu, Giuseppe; Palumbo, Barbara "[123 I] Metaiodobenzylguanidine (MIBG) Cardiac Scintigraphy and Automated Classification Techniques in Parkinsonian Disorders" MOLECULAR IMAGING AND BIOLOGY, vol. 22, pp. 703 -710 , 2020 | DOI: 10.1007/s11307-019-01406-6 Journal
14 Cascianelli, Silvia; Costante, Gabriele; Devo, Alessandro; Ciarfuglia, Thomas A; Valigi, Paolo; Fravolini, Mario L "The Role of the Input in Natural Language Video Description" IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON MULTIMEDIA, vol. 22, pp. 271 -283 , 2020 | DOI: 10.1109/TMM.2019.2924598 Journal
15 Cascianelli, Silvia; Costante, Gabriele; Crocetti, Francesco; Ricci, Elisa; Valigi, Paolo; Luca Fravolini, Mario "Data-based design of robust fault detection and isolation residuals via LASSO optimization and Bayesian filtering" ASIAN JOURNAL OF CONTROL, pp. 1 -15 , 2020 | DOI: 10.1002/asjc.2392 Journal
16 Bellocchio, E.; Costante, G.; Cascianelli, S.; Fravolini, M. L.; Valigi, P. "Combining Domain Adaptation and Spatial Consistency for Unseen Fruits Counting: A Quasi-Unsupervised Approach" IEEE ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION LETTERS, vol. 5, pp. 1079 -1086 , 2020 | DOI: 10.1109/LRA.2020.2966398 Journal
17 Palumbo, B.; Capozzi, R.; Bianconi, F.; Fravolini, M. L.; Cascianelli, S.; Messina, S. G.; Bellezza, G.; Sidoni, A.; Puma, F.; Ragusa, M. "Classification model to estimate MIB-1 (Ki 67) proliferation index in NSCLC patients evaluated with 18F-FDG-PET/CT" ANTICANCER RESEARCH, vol. 40, pp. 3355 -3360 , 2020 | DOI: 10.2196/10.21873/anticanres.14318 Journal
18 Astolfi, D.; Castellani, F.; Fravolini, M. L.; Cascianelli, S.; Terzi, L. "Precision computation of wind turbine power upgrades: An aerodynamic and control optimization test case" JOURNAL OF ENERGY RESOURCES TECHNOLOGY, vol. 141, pp. 1 -9 , 2019 | DOI: 10.1115/1.4042450 Journal
19 Cascianelli, Silvia; Astolfi, Davide; Costante, Gabriele; Castellani, Francesco; Fravolini, Mario Luca "Experimental Prediction Intervals for Monitoring Wind Turbines: an Ensemble Approach" 2019 International Conference on Control, Automation and Diagnosis (ICCAD), Grenoble, pp. 1 -6 , 2-4/07/2019, 2019 | DOI: 10.1109/ICCAD46983.2019.9037920 Conference
20 Cascianelli, Silvia; Crocetti, Francesco; Costante, Gabriele; Valigi, Paolo; Fravolini, Mario Luca "Data-Based Design of Robust Fault Isolation Residuals Using LASSO optimization" 2019 International Conference on Control, Automation and Diagnosis (ICCAD), Grenoble, pp. 1 -6 , 2-4/07/2019, 2019 | DOI: 10.1109/ICCAD46983.2019.9037959 Conference
21 Astolfi, D; Castellani, F; Fravolini, Ml; Cascianelli, S; Terzi, L "A SCADA-Based Method for Estimating the Energy Improvement from Wind Turbine Retrofitting" Conference of the Italian Association for Wind Engineering, Naples, Italy, pp. 63 -72 , 9-12/09/2018, 2019 | DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-12815-9_5 Conference
22 Abdollahyan, Maryam; Cascianelli, Silvia; Bellocchio, Enrico; Costante, Gabriele; Ciarfuglia, Thomas A; Bianconi, Francesco; Smeraldi, Fabrizio; Fravolini, Mario L "Visual Localization in the Presence of Appearance Changes Using the Partial Order Kernel" 2018 26th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), Rome, Italy, pp. 697 -701 , 3-7/09/2018, 2018 Conference
23 Bello-Cerezo, Raquel; Bianconi, Francesco; Cascianelli, Silvia; Fravolini, Mario Luca; Di Maria, Francesco; Smeraldi, Fabrizio "Hand-designed local image descriptors vs. off-the-shelf CNN-based features for texture classification: an experimental comparison" International Conference on Intelligent Interactive Multimedia Systems and Services, Vilamoura, Portugal, pp. 1 -10 , 21-32/06/2017, 2018 | DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-59480-4_1 Conference
24 Cascianelli, Silvia; Costante, Gabriele; Ciarfuglia, Thomas Alessandro; Valigi, Paolo; Fravolini, Mario Luca "Full-GRU Natural Language Video Description for Service Robotics Applications" IEEE ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION LETTERS, pp. 841 -848 , 2018 | DOI: 10.1109/LRA.2018.2793345 Journal
25 Cascianelli, Silvia; Bello-Cerezo, Raquel; Bianconi, Francesco; Fravolini, Mario L; Belal, Mehdi; Palumbo, Barbara; Kather, Jakob N "Dimensionality reduction strategies for cnn-based classification of histopathological images" International Conference on Intelligent Interactive Multimedia Systems and Services, Vilamoura, Portugal, pp. 21 -30 , 21-32/06/2017, 2018 | DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-59480-4_3 Conference
26 Cascianelli, Silvia; Scialpi, Michele; Amici, Serena; Forini, Nevio; Minestrini, Matteo; Luca Fravolini, Mario; Sinzinger, Helmut; Schillaci, Orazio; Palumbo, Barbara "Role of artificial intelligence techniques (automatic classifiers) in molecular imaging modalities in neurodegenerative diseases" CURRENT ALZHEIMER RESEARCH, vol. 14, pp. 198 -207 , 2017 | DOI: 10.2174/1567205013666160620122926 Journal
27 Palumbo, B; Santonicola, A; Cascianelli, S; Nuvoli, S; Fravolini, ML; Minestrini, M; Scialpi, M; Tambasco, N; Spanu, A; Madeddu, G "Role of an artificial neural network classifier, a classification tree (ClT), to diagnose Parkinson's disease in early phase by using 123I-FP-CIT brain SPECT data" EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE AND MOLECULAR IMAGING, vol. 44, pp. S191 -S191 , 2017 Abstract in Journal
28 Cascianelli, Silvia; Costante, Gabriele; Bellocchio, Enrico; Valigi, Paolo; Fravolini, Mario L; Ciarfuglia, Thomas A "Robust visual semi-semantic loop closure detection by a covisibility graph and CNN features" ROBOTICS AND AUTONOMOUS SYSTEMS, vol. 92, pp. 53 -65 , 2017 | DOI: 10.1016/j.robot.2017.03.004 Journal
29 Cascianelli, S; Tranfaglia, C; Fravolini, ML; Bianconi, F; Minestrini, M; Nuvoli, S; Tambasco, N; Dottorini, ME; Palumbo, B "Right putamen and age are the most discriminant features to diagnose Parkinson's disease by using 123I-FP-CIT brain SPET data by using an artificial neural network classifier, a classification tree (ClT)" HELLENIC JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE, vol. 20, pp. 165 -165 , 2017 Abstract in Journal
30 Bellocchio, Enrico; Costante, Gabriele; Cascianelli, Silvia; Valigi, Paolo; Ciarfuglia, Thomas A "SmartSEAL: A ROS based home automation framework for heterogeneous devices interconnection in smart buildings" 2016 IEEE International Smart Cities Conference (ISC2), Trento, Italy, pp. 1 -6 , 12-15/09/2016, 2016 Conference
31 Palumbo, B; Cascianelli, S; Santonicola, A; Minestrini, M; Buresta, T; Fravolini, ML; Tambasco, N; Scialpi, M; Nuvoli, S; Spanu, A; Madeddu, G "I-123-FP-CIT brain SPECT: tracer uptake values of right putamen are the most discriminant to diagnose Parkinson's disease" EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE AND MOLECULAR IMAGING, vol. 43, pp. S631 -S631 , 2016 Abstract in Journal
32 Palumbo, B; Nuvoli, S; Cascianelli, S; Santonicola, A; Fravolini, ML; Tambasco, N; Scialpi, M; Spanu, A; Madeddu, G "Comparison of the diagnostic performance of two methods of semi-quantitative analysis of 123I-FP-CIT brain SPECT images in mild Parkinson's disease" EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE AND MOLECULAR IMAGING, vol. 43, pp. S630 -S631 , 2016 Abstract in Journal
33 Cascianelli, Silvia; Costante, Gabriele; Bellocchio, Enrico; Valigi, Paolo; Fravolini, Mario L; Ciarfuglia, Thomas A "A robust semi-semantic approach for visual localization in urban environment" 2016 IEEE International Smart Cities Conference (ISC2), Trento, Italy, pp. 1 -6 , 12-15/09/2016, 2016 | DOI: 10.1109/ISC2.2016.7580899 Conference
34 Nuvoli, S; Palumbo, B; Fravolini, ML; Piras, B; Dachena, G; Cascianelli, S; Spanu, A; Madeddu, G "123-I-MIBG cardiac scintigraphy quantitative analysis in Parkinson's disease (PD) and Parkinsonism (P) differential diagnosis: a classification tree (CIT) classifier additional contribute" EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE AND MOLECULAR IMAGING, vol. 42, pp. S564 -S564 , 2015 Abstract in Journal
35 Nuvoli, Susanna; Palumbo, Barbara; Fravolini, Mario; Piras, Bastiana; Dachena, Graziana; Buresta, Tommaso; Cascianelli, Silvia; Spanu, Angela; Madeddu, Giuseppe "The classification tree (CIT) classifier applied to 123I-MIBG cardiac scintigraphy in differentiating parkinson's disease (PD) from parkinsonisms (P)" THE JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE, vol. 56, pp. 1582 -1582 , 2015 Abstract in Journal
36 Palumbo, B; Cascianelli, S; Sabalich, I; Santonicola, A; Buresta, T; Fravolini, ML; Tambasco, N; Nuvoli, S; Spanu, A; Madeddu, G "Cut-off values to diagnose Parkinson's disease by means of 123I-FP-CIT brain SPECT semiquantitave data as evaluated by Classification Tree algorithm" EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE AND MOLECULAR IMAGING, vol. 42, pp. S568 -S568 , 2015 Abstract in Journal
37 Fravolini Mario, Luca; Cascianelli, Silvia; Fabietti Pier, Giorgio "A Learning Strategy for the Autonomous Control of Type 1 Diabetes" APPLIED ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, vol. 29, pp. 531 -562 , 2015 | DOI: 10.1080/08839514.2015.1038431 Journal
38 Fravolini, M. L.; Rhudy, M.; Gururajan, S.; Cascianelli, S.; Napolitano, M. "Experimental Evaluation of Two Pitot Free Analytical Redundancy Techniques for the Estimation of the Airspeed of an UAV" SAE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF AEROSPACE, vol. 7, pp. 109 -116 , 2014 | DOI: 10.4271/2014-01-2163 Journal