Paolo Lombardi
European Commission Joint Research Centre
Institute for the Protection and Security of the Citizen (IPSC)
Nuclear Safeguards (NUSAF)
I - 21020 Ispra, Italy
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Samir Bouaziz, Paolo Lombardi, Roger Reynaud, and Gunasekaran S. Seetharaman Eds. (guest), Journal of Embedded Systems, Special Issue on "Embedded Systems for Intelligent Vehicles", Hindawi, 2007.

Scientific papers

International Journals

V. Cantoni, L. Lombardi, P. Lombardi, "Future Scenarios of Parallel Computing: Distributed Sensor Networks", Journal of Visual Languages and Computing, in press, available online 1 September 2007.

P. Lombardi, B. Zavidovique, M. Talbert, "On the importance of being contextual", IEEE Computer, 39 (12), pp. 57-61, December 2006.

A.Broggi, M.Cellario, P.Lombardi, M.Porta, "An Evolutionary Approach to Visual Sensing for Vehicle Navigation", in IEEE Trans. Industrial Electronics, 50(1), pp. 18-29, February 2003.

M.Bertozzi, A.Broggi, M.Cellario, A.Fascioli, P.Lombardi, M.Porta, "Artificial Vision in Road Vehicles", in Proceedings of the IEEE - Special Issue on "Technology and Tools for Visual Perception", 90(7), pp.1258-1272, July 2002.

International Conferences

P. Lombardi, C. Versino, "Tracking Nuclear Material at Low Frame Rate and Numerous False Detections", Proc. INt. Conf. Vision Systems ICVS07, Bielefeld, March 2007.

V. Cantoni, L. Lombardi, P. Lombardi, "Challenges for Data Mining in Distributed Sensor Networks", Proc. Int. Conf. Pattern Recognition ICPR06, pp. 1000-1007, Hong Kong, August 2006.

P. Lombardi, M. Zanin, S. Messelodi, "Switching Models for Vision-based On-Board Road Detection", Proc. IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conf. ITSC05, pp. 67-72, Vienna, September 2005.

P. Lombardi, B. Zavidovique, "On the Role and Design of Selection-Based Perception", in Proc. IEEE Computer Architectures Machine Perception CAMP 2005, pp. 13-18, Palermo (I), July 2005.

P. Lombardi, M. Zanin, S. Messelodi, "Unified Stereovision for Ground, Road, and Obstacle Detection", in Proc. IEEE Intelligent Vehicles IV05, pp. 783-788, Las Vegas, June 2005.

P.Lombardi, B.Zavidovique, "Formalization of Opportunistic Switching for Context-Adaptive Vision Systems", Proc. Int. Conf. Systems, Man, Cybernetics SMC2004, The Hague (NL), October 2004.

P. Lombardi, V. Cantoni, B. Zavidovique, "Context in Robotic Vision: Control for Real-Time Adaptation", in Proc. Int. Conf. on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics ICINCO2004, v. 3, pp. 135-142, Setúbal (P), August 2004.

P.Lombardi, B.Zavidovique, "Architectural Design Issues for Bayesian Contextual Vision", in Proc. IAPR Int. Conf. Pattern Recognition ICPR2004, Cambridge (UK), August 2004.

P.Lombardi, B.Zavidovique, "Monitoring Context for Switching of Perceptive Features", in Proc. Int. Conf. Computing, Communication Control Technologies CCCT2004, Austin, Texas(USA), August 2004.

P.Lombardi, B.Zavidovique, "A Context-Dependent Vision System for Pedestrian Detection", in Proc. IEEE Intelligent Vehicles IV04, Parma (I), June 2004.

P.Lombardi, B.Zavidovique, "Resources Optimization: Algorithm Switching and Temporal Activation Maps", in Proc. of IASTED Conf. on Visualization, Imaging and Image Processing VIIP2003, Malaga (E), September 2003.

S.Barotti, L.Lombardi, P.Lombardi, "Multi-Module Switching and Fusion for Robust Video Surveillance", in Proc. of IAPR Int. Conf. on Image Analysis and Processing ICIAP2003, pp. 260-265, Mantova (I), September 2003.

M.Bertozzi, A.Broggi, A.Fascioli, P.Lombardi, "Vision-based pedestrian detection: will ants help?", in Proc. of IEEE Conf. on Intelligent Vehicles IV2002 (CD-rom only), Versailles (F), June 2002.

P.Lombardi, M.Sorel, A.S.Helmy, J.H.Marsh, P.J.R.Laybourn, "Analysis and Modelling of Buried Waveguides Fabricated by Intermixing of GaAs/AlAs Superlattice", in Proc. of WFOPC 2000, pp.247-252, Pavia (I), June 2000.

International Workshops

P. Lombardi, C. Versino, J.G.M. Gonçalves, M. Heppleston, L. Tourin, "Safeguards Review Station: Embedding hidden Markov models in an image review tool", 48th Annual Meeting of the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management INMM07, proceedings CD-rom, Tucson, USA, July 2007.

S. Caskey, B. Schoeneman, D. Glidewell, (Sandia National Laboratories), P. Lombardi, C. Versino, J. Goncalves, M. Heppleston, (EC), "Data Assurance of Operator-Owned Equipment for Safeguard Applications", Proc. of ESARDA Symposium 2007, Aix-en-Provence, France, May 2007.

P. Lombardi, C. Versino, J.G.M. Gonçalves, M. Heppleston, L. Tourin, "Safeguards Review Station: Tools that learn from inspectors´ review reports", 47th Annual Meeting of the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management INMM06, proceedings to appear in CD-rom, Nashville, Tennessee USA, June 2006.

P.Lombardi, B.Zavidovique, V.Cantoni, "Context analysis to optimize resources in a vision system", in Workshop on Computer Vision System Control Architectures VSCA 2003, Graz (A), March 2003.

National Journals

P. Lombardi, "Un modello di visione adattativa", in Intelligenza Artificiale, v. 2(1), pp. 6-13, 2005.

National Conferences

C. Corridori, D. Giordani, P. Lombardi, S. Messelodi, C.M. Modena, M. Zanin, "An in-vehicle vision system for dangerous situation detection", Convegno Nazionale GIRPR, Perugia (I), Sept 2004.

Other Documents

P.Lombardi, "Image-Based Road Segmentation and Obstacle Detection in the DIPLODOC Project", ITC-irst activity report, Trento, April 2005.

L.Baumes, P.Lombardi, R.Piroddi, A.Sayeed, "Scale-space Face Detection in Unconstrained Images", Erasmus Intensive Program, Pavia, May 2001.

P.Lombardi, "A Survey on Pedestrian Detection for Autonomous Driving Systems", Technical Report, June 2001.

P.Lombardi, "A Study on Data Fusion Techniques for Visual Modules", Technical Report, October 2002.

P.Lombardi, "La Disoccupazione in Europa e negli Stati Uniti", SAFI final essay, October 2001, in Italian.