People involved

Imagelab staff

  • Rita Cucchiara (Group leader)
  • Roberto Vezzani (PhD. - ViSOR Manager)
  • Piccinini Paolo (PhD student)


  • Amoruso Vincenzo (Graduated student)
  • Stradi Federico (Graduated student)
  • Pelliciari Alessandro (Graduated student)
  • Fornaciari Michele (Graduated student)
  • Melli Matteo (Graduated student)
  • Amit Tilwankar (Visiting scholar)
  • Davide Baltieri


THIS - Transport Hub Intelligent Video System
Automatic behavior analysis through video processing for transportation hubs, focused on crowded scenarios and abnormal event detection (2009 -2011)

With the support of the Prevention, Preparedness and Consequence Management of Terrorism
and other Security-related Risks Programme European Commission
Directorate-General Justice, Freedom and Security
Reference code: JLS/2009/CIPS/AG/C1-028
Vidivideo project
Interactive semantic video search with a large thesaurus of machine-learned audio-visual concepts
A subset of the video collection will be used for evaluation of multimedia annotation tools in the VidiVideo project.
FreeSurf project
FREE SUrveillance in a pRivacy-respectFul way)

Pubblications on ViSOR

  • R. Vezzani, R. Cucchiara,"Video Surveillance Online Repository (ViSOR): an integrated framework" (available online) in Multimedia Tools and Applications, DOI 10.1007/s11042-009-0402-9, 2009 (PDF).
  • R. Vezzani, R. Cucchiara, "Annotation Collection and Online Performance Evaluation for Video Surveillance: the ViSOR Project"Proceedings of 5th IEEE International Conference On Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance (AVSS2008), Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1-3 Sep, 2008 (PDF).
  • R. Vezzani, S. Calderara, P. Piccinini, R. Cucchiara, "Smoke detection in videosurveillance: the use of VISOR (Video Surveillance On-line Repository)", Proceeding of ACM International Conference on Image and Video Retrieval, Niagara Falls, Canada, July, 7-9, 2008 (PDF).
  • R. Vezzani, R. Cucchiara, "ViSOR: Video Surveillance On-line Repository for Annotation Retrieval" Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (IEEE ICME 2008), Hannover, 2008 (PDF).
  • R. Vezzani, R. Cucchiara, "Visor: Video Surveillance Online Repository" Proceedings of BMVA symposium on "Security and surveillance: performance evaluation", London, 2007 (PDF).

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