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Surname: 
Diraco
Firstname: 
Giovanni
Position: 
Staff
Profile: 
Researcher
Phone: 
0832 422531
Activity: 

My research activity is in the field of "Information Science and Technology," mainly focusing on the following subject areas:
▪▪▪ Computer vision, image and signal processing;
▪▪▪ Machine learning and pattern recognition;
▪▪▪ Active and Assisted Living / Smart Living Technologies with applications especially for hazard detection (e.g., falls in older adults), human activity recognition and behaviour analysis.

Sector: Multifunctional sensors and electronics devices.

Curriculum: 

From 01/05/2007 – present: Researcher at the Institute for Microelectronics and Microsystems, National Research Council of Italy, Via Provinciale Lecce Monteroni, Campus Universitario Palazzina A/3, 73100 Lecce (LE).

Sector: Multifunctional sensors and electronics devices.

From 22/01/2007 – present: Professional engineer. Registration number 2796 in the register of professional engineers of Lecce (Italy).

Activities:
▪▪▪ Computer science engineering, Safety engineering;
▪▪▪ Professional requirements for Prevention and Protection Service Manager in Italy (RSPP - Art. 32 D.Lgs. 09/04/2008 n. 81).
▪▪▪ Branches: Civil and Environmental, Industrial and Information.

Info: 
LinkedIn: <https://www.linkedin.com/in/giovanni-diraco-5a280548>; Scholar: <https://scholar.google.it/citations?user=kqoGz0cAAAAJ&hl=it>; Publons: <https://publons.com/author/581894/giovanni-diraco#profile>; Skype: gdiraco
Source: 

Scientific Productions

Massimo Pistoia Alberto Boccadamo, Alessandra De Luca, Luca Palamà, Daniele Sancarlo, Alessandro Leone, Giovanni Diraco, Pietro Siciliano, Antonio Toma, Michele Maffia, Lidia De Riccardis, Leonardo D’Alessandro, Gianfranco Borrelli

Multi Sensorial Stimulation Lab: A New Approach for Severe Dementia

Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering [Springer], Volume: 725

Diraco Giovanni, Alessandro Leone, Pietro Siciliano

Towards Abnormal Behavior Detection of Elderly People Using Big Data

Advances in Data Science: Methodologies and Applications [Springer], Volume: 189 Pages: pp. 13-33

Andrea Cavallaro, P Hosmer, B Fisher, J Ferryman, AG Burger, WK Krebs, F Brémond, J Orwell, A Colombo, V Leung, SA Velastin, R Vezzani, R Cucchiara, C Distante, G Diraco, A Leone, F Yin, D Makris, S Velastin, C Marchessoux, X Desurmont, S Boughorbel, R Koeleman, W Favoreel, C Machy, E Jaspers, S Blunsden

Security and surveillance: performance evaluation

Queen Mary, University of London [],

Giovanni Diraco, Alessandro Leone, Pietro Siciliano

Towards Abnormal Behavior Detection of Elderly People Using Big Data

Advances in Data Science: Methodologies and Applications [Springer, Cham], Pages: 13-33

Giovanni Diraco, Alessandro Leone, Pietro Siciliano

Radar-Based Fall Detection Using Deep Machine Learning: System Configuration And Performance

AISEM 2017, Proceedings of [],

A Leone, A Caroppo, G Diraco, G Rescio, P Siciliano

Multi-sensor platform for automatic disorders detection in circadian rhythm

2016 IEEE SENSORS [IEEE], Pages: 1-3

Giovanni Diraco, Alessandro Leone, Pietro Siciliano

A Fall Detector Based On Ultra-Wideband Radar Sensing

Terzo Convegno Nazionale Sensori [], Volume: 3 Issue: 1 Pages: 1-2

Giovanni Diraco, Alessandro Leone, Pietro Siciliano

An innovative vision-based solution for improving energy efficiency in buildings: the Effedil project

I-CiTies 2015 - CINI Annual Workshop on ICT for Smart Cities [],

Gabriele Rescio, Alessandro Leone, Pietro Siciliano, Giovanni Diraco

Fall risk assessment through wireless electromyography technology

37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society [],

Giovanni Diraco, Alessandro Leone, Pietro Siciliano, Gabriele Rescio

UWB radar-based fall detector: a novelty detection approach

37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society [],

Giovanni Diraco, Alessandro Leone, Pietro Siciliano

An active-vision monitoring system for thermal comfort optimization and energy savings in ambient assisted living

6° Forum Italiano dell'Ambient Assisted Living [],

G Diraco, A Leone, P Siciliano, G Rescio

UWB Radar-Based Fall Detector: A Novelty Detection Approach

Proc. Of IEEE EMBC [],

Giovanni Diraco, Alessandro Leone, Pietro Siciliano

A joint use of wearable and time-of-flight sensors for critical events detection for in-home applications

The 3rd World Textiles Conference (SMARTEX) [],

Giovanni Diraco, Alessandro Leone, Pietro Siciliano

Piattaforma context-aware per la rilevazione non-invasiva della postura nei servizi AAL

ForItAAL Conference [],

Giovanni Diraco, Alessandro Leone, Pietro Siciliano

A Privacy-Preserving Active Vision-Based Monitoring System For Ambient Assisted Living

BRAID Conference [],

Marco Grassi, Andrea Lombardi, Gabriele Rescio, Piero Malcovati, Giovanni Diraco, Alessandro Leone, Pietro Siciliano, Mattia Malfatti, Lorenzo Gonzo

An Indoor 3D ToF Based People Fall-Detector Validated by a Wearable Wireless Accelerometer

Forum Italiano Ambient Assisted Living (ForItAAL) [],

L. Gonzo M. Grassi, A. Lombardi, G. Rescio, P. Malcovati, G. Diraco, A. Leone, P. Siciliano, M. Malfatti

A Wearable Wireless MEMS Accelerometer as Validating Device for 3D Camera Based People Fall Detector within Ambient Assisted Living Application Context

MEMS In Italy Conference (MEMSIT) [],

Giovanni Diraco, Alessandro Leone, Pietro Siciliano

A Range Imaging-Based Fall Detector

Forum Italiano Ambient Assisted Living (ForItAAL) [], Pages: 87-88

V. Libal M. Grassi, P. Malcovati, G. Rescio, C. Distante, A. Leone, G. Diraco, P. Siciliano, M. Malfatti, L. Gonzo, G. Potamianos, J. Huang

Sistema Hardware-Software per il Rilevamento Affidabile di Cadute di Persone Anziane in Ambiente Domestico

Atti della riunione [Riunione Annuale del Gruppo Misure Elettriche ed Elettroniche (GMEE)], Issue: 87-88