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Surname: 
Diraco
Firstname: 
Giovanni
Position: 
Staff
Profile: 
Researcher
Phone: 
0832 422540
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

Alessandro Leone, Andrea Caroppo, Gabriele Rescio, Giovanni Diraco, Pietro Siciliano

Ambient Assisted Living: Italian Forum 2018

[Springer], Volume: 544

Alessandro Leone, Giovanni Diraco, Pietro Siciliano

Time-of-Flight Sensor-Based Platform for Posture Recognition in AAL Applications

Sensors [Springer, New York, NY], Pages: 207-211

Alessandro Leone, Giovanni Diraco

TOF Cameras in Ambient Assisted Living Applications

TOF Range-Imaging Cameras [Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg], Pages: 203-240

A Leone, G Diraco, P Siciliano

Range Imaging for Fall Detection and Posture Analysis in Ambient Assisted Living Applications

Sensors and Microsystems [Springer, Dordrecht], Pages: 397-401

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

A Multisensor System for High Reliability People Fall Detection in Home Environment

Sensors and Microsystems [Springer, Dordrecht], Pages: 391-394

A Leone, G Diraco, C Distante

A Stereo Vision Framework for 3-D Underwater Mosaicking

Stereo Vision [IntechOpen],

Giovanni Diraco, Alessandro Leone, Pietro Siciliano

AI-Based Early Change Detection in Smart Living Environments

Sensors [Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute], Volume: 19 Issue: 16 Pages: 3549

Giovanni Diraco, Alessandro Leone, Pietro Siciliano

A radar-based smart sensor for unobtrusive elderly monitoring in ambient assisted living applications

Biosensors [Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute], Volume: 7 Issue: 4 Pages: 55

Pietro Siciliano, Alessandro Leone, Andrea Caroppo, Giovanni Diraco, Gabriele Rescio

Multi-sensor platform for circadian rhythm analysis

Human Monitoring, Smart Health and Assisted Living: Techniques and Technologies [IET], Volume: 9 Pages: 123

Giovanni Diraco, Alessandro Leone, Pietro Siciliano

People occupancy detection and profiling with 3D depth sensors for building energy management

Energy and Buildings [Elsevier], Volume: 92 Pages: 246-266

Giovanni Diraco, Alessandro Leone, Pietro Siciliano

In-home hierarchical posture classification with a time-of-flight 3D sensor

Gait & posture [Elsevier], Volume: 39 Issue: 1 Pages: 182-187

Giovanni Diraco, Alessandro Leone, Pietro Siciliano

Human posture recognition with a time-of-flight 3D sensor for in-home applications

Expert Systems with Applications [Pergamon], Volume: 40 Issue: 2 Pages: 744-751

Alessandro Leone, Giovanni Diraco, Pietro Siciliano

Context-aware AAL services through a 3D sensor-based platform

Journal of Sensors [Hindawi], Volume: 2013

Alessandro Leone, Giovanni Diraco, Pietro Siciliano

TOF Sensor Network for AAL Monitoring Services

Procedia Computer Science [Elsevier], Volume: 19 Pages: 511-515

Alessandro Leone, Giovanni Diraco, Pietro Siciliano

Detecting falls with 3D range camera in ambient assisted living applications: A preliminary study

Medical engineering & physics [Elsevier], Volume: 33 Issue: 6 Pages: 770-781

Cosimo Distante, Giovanni Diraco, Alessandro Leone

Active range imaging dataset for indoor surveillance

Annals of the BMVA, London [], Volume: 3 Pages: 1-16

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

Annals of the BMVA Vol [], Volume: 2010 Issue: 1 Pages: 1-2

U Weimar, R Simpson, N Barsan, T Heine, W Simmendinger, M Malfatti, B Margesin, L Gonzo, M Grassi, A Lombardi, P Malcovati, A Leone, G Diraco, P Siciliano, O v Sicard, R Pohle, M Fleischer, A Redaelli, A Giacosi, C Bonassi

Microsystem Technology for Ambient Assisted Living (AAL)

Procedia Chemistry [Elsevier], Volume: 1 Issue: 1 Pages: 710-713

Alessandro Leone, Giovanni Diraco, Cosirno Distante

A 3D Passive Vision System For Underwater Mosaicking

SEA TECHNOLOGY [COMPASS PUBLICATIONS, INC], Volume: 50 Issue: 1 Pages: 45-+

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

Big Data Analytics in Smart Living Environments for Elderly Monitoring

Italian Forum of Ambient Assisted Living [Springer, Cham], Pages: 301-309

Giovanni Diraco, Alessandro Leone, Pietro Siciliano

Detecting falls and vital signs via radar sensing

2017 IEEE SENSORS [IEEE], Pages: 1-3

Giovanni Diraco, Alessandro Leone, Pietro Siciliano

Radar Sensing of Vital Signs in Assisted Living Applications

Italian Forum of Ambient Assisted Living [Springer, Cham], Pages: 3-22

Giovanni Diraco, Alessandro Leone, Pietro Siciliano

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

AISEM 2017, Proceedings of [],

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

Unobtrusive Technology for In-Home Monitoring: Preliminary Results on Fall Detection

Italian Forum of Ambient Assisted Living [Springer, Cham], Pages: 119-126

Andrea Caroppo, Alessandro Leone, Gabriele Rescio, Giovanni Diraco, Pietro Siciliano

Multi-sensor Platform for Detection of Anomalies in Human Sleep Patterns

Convegno Nazionale Sensori [Springer, Cham], Pages: 276-285

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

A Fall Detector Based on Ultra-Wideband Radar Sensing

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

Andrea Caroppo, Alessandro Leone, Gabriele Rescio, Giovanni Diraco, Pietro Siciliano

Sleep Disorder Evaluation Using Ambient and Wearable Sensor Technologies.

AI* AAL@ AI* IA [], Pages: 3-17

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 [],

Andrea Caroppo, Giovanni Diraco, Gabriele Rescio, Alessandro Leone, Pietro Siciliano

Heterogeneous sensor platform for circadian rhythm analysis

2015 6th International Workshop on Advances in Sensors and Interfaces (IWASI) [IEEE], Pages: 187-192

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

AAL-Oriented TOF Sensor Network for Indoor Monitoring.

SENSORNETS [], Pages: 236-239

Alessandro Leone, Giovanni Diraco, Pietro Siciliano

A multi-feature scheme for posture recognition with 3D TOF sensor

SENSORS, 2012 IEEE [IEEE], Pages: 1-4

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 [],

Giovanni Diraco, Alessandro Leone, Pietro Siciliano, Marco Grassi, Piero Malcovati

A Multi-sensor System for Fall Detection in Ambient Assisted Living Contexts.

SENSORNETS [], Pages: 213-219

Alessandro Leone, Giovanni Diraco, Pietro Siciliano

Topological and volumetric posture recognition with active vision sensor in AAL contexts

2011 4th IEEE International Workshop on Advances in Sensors and Interfaces (IWASI) [IEEE], Pages: 110-114

Giovanni Diraco, Alessandro Leone, Pietro Siciliano

Geodesic-based human posture analysis by using a single 3D TOF camera

2011 IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics [IEEE], Pages: 1329-1334

M Grassi, A Lombardi, G Rescio, M Ferri, P Malcovati, A Leone, G Diraco, P Siciliano, Mattia Malfatti, Lorenzo Gonzo

An integrated system for people fall-detection with data fusion capabilities based on 3D ToF camera and wireless accelerometer

SENSORS, 2010 IEEE [IEEE], Pages: 1016-1019

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) [],

Alessandro Leone, Giovanni Diraco, Pietro Siciliano

An automated active vision system for fall detection and posture analysis in Ambient Assisted Living applications

2010 IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics [IEEE], Pages: 2301-2306

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

An active vision system for fall detection and posture recognition in elderly healthcare

Proceedings of the conference on design, automation and test in Europe [European Design and Automation Association], Pages: 1536-1541

A Leone, G Diraco, P Siciliano, M Grassi, A Lombardi, G Rescio, P Malcovati, Mattia Malfatti, Lorenzo Gonzo

A multi-sensor platform with data fusion capabilities for the detection of dangerous events of elderly people

AAL FORUM 2010 [],

M Grassi, A Lombardi, G Rescio, P Malcovati, G Diraco, A Leone, P Siciliano, Mattia Malfatti, Lorenzo Gonzo

A WEARABLE WIRELESS MEMS ACCELEROMETER AS VALIDATING DEVICE FOR 3D CAMERA BASED PEOPLE FALL DETECTOR WITHIN AMBIENT ASSISTE...

MEMS in Italy 2010 [],

M Grassi, A Lombardi, G Rescio, P Malcovati, A Leone, G Diraco, P Siciliano, Mattia Malfatti, Lorenzo Gonzo

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

ForItAAL 2010 [ITA],

Giovanni Diraco, Alessandro Leone, Pietro Siciliano

A Range Imaging-Based Fall Detector

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

P Siciliano, A Leone, G Diraco, C Distante, Mattia Malfatti, Lorenzo Gonzo, M Grassi, A Lombardi, G Rescio, P Malcovati

A networked multisensor system for ambient assisted living application

2009 3rd international workshop on advances in sensors and interfaces [IEEE], Pages: 139-143

Marco Grassi, Andrea Lombardi, Gabriele Rescio, Piero Malcovati, Mattia Malfatti, Lorenzo Gonzo, Allesandro Leone, Giovanni Diraco, Cosimo Distante, Pietro Siciliano, Vit Libal, Jing Huang, Gerasimos Potamianos

A hardware-software framework for high-reliability people fall detection

SENSORS, 2008 IEEE [IEEE], Pages: 1328-1331

Allesandro Leone, Giovanni Diraco, Cosimo Distante, Pietro Siciliano, Mattia Malfatti, L Gonzo, M Grassi, A Lombardi, G Rescio, P Malcovati, V Libal, J Huang, G Potamianos

A multi-sensor approach for people fall detection in home environment

Workshop on Multi-camera and Multi-modal Sensor Fusion Algorithms and Applications-M2SFA2 2008 [],

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

Alessandro Leone, Giovanni Diraco, Cosimo Distante

Stereoscopic system for 3-d seabed mosaic reconstruction

2007 IEEE International Conference on Image Processing [IEEE], Volume: 2 Pages: II-541-II-544