Dario Allegra is a postdoc at Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Catania. He is author of more than 30 papers published in international conference and journals. He has worked on CH since 2012 andpart of his PhD thesis focuses on such field. He has already served as guest editor for a CH special issue in international journal and he has been chairs of 3 workshops.
Francesco Colace is an associate Professor of Computer Science at the Department of Industrial Engineering of the University of Salerno. His main research directions involve Knowledge Management, Recommender System, Context Aware Computing, Affective Computing and Sentiment Analysis, e-Learning, ICT for Cultural Heritage. He is research leader of the Knowman Research Group (http://www.knowman.unisa.it/). He is the author/co-author of more than 150 papers published in international Conferences and/or in International Journals. He is also an author of research monographs and edited volumes covering various aspects of ICT and Cultural Heritage, Pervasive Computing and Sentiment Analysis. Professor Colace is managing, as principal investigator,various research projects founded by national and international institutions.
Received a Msc degree in Computer Science from University of Sannio in 1999 and a Ph.D Degree in “Computer Science and Telecommunication” from University of Salerno in 2003. In 2004 he joined the Department of Electrical and Information Engineering (DIEI), where is now an Assistant Professor in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence at University of Cassino and Southern Lazio. He is member of the International Association for Pattern Recognition (Italian Chapter CVPR - "Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition"), has authored over eighty research papers in International Journals and Conference Proceedings and he is a member of IEEE. His current research interests include image analysis and interpretation, classification techniques, statistical learning, biomedical imaging, neural networks, optical character recognition, map and document processing, intelligent measurement systems, smart sensors, IoT applications, time series classification and regression, deep learning techniques.
Received the Msc degree in Telecommunications Engineering and the Ph.D. degree in Electronic and Computer engineering both from the University of Cassino and Southern Lazio, in 2004 and 2008, respectively. She was a Research Assistant of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence at the Department of Electrical and Information Engineering of the University of Cassino and Southern Lazio. She has authored over 40 publications in international journals, books and conference proceedings. She has been guest editor of first special issue on Cultural Heritage in Pattern Recognition Letters. Her current research interests include statistical pattern recognition, feature selection, evolutionary computation, machine learning and handwriting recognition.
Received the degree in Computer Science in 1999 and he received the Ph.D. degree in Computer Science in 2003 from the University of Catania. From 2003 to 2005 he was research assistant at the University of Trieste and from 2005 to 2006 he was Research Assistant at the University of Catania. From 2006 to 2014 he is Assistant Professor with University of Catania. Since 2014 he is Associate Professor with the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Catania. He is the coordinator of the “Archeomatica project” (www.archeomatica.unict.it) to develop new digital tools for the archaeological research and the preservation of Cultural Heritage and is member of the “Centro di Archeologia Cretese” (Cretan archaeological center). He written or edited three books and has published more than 100 papers in International journals and conferences. He is reviewer for several international journals, and he is a senior member of IEEE. His research interests include digital restoration, zooming, super-resolution, artifacts removal, interpolation, texture and GIS.