Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche
ISTI – Istituto di Scienza e Tecnologia dell’Informazione

Via G. Moruzzi, 1 – 56124 – Pisa (PI) – Italy

Phone: +39-050-3152906 
: +39-050-3152810
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Research activity

I lead the the Artificial Intelligence for Media and Humanities (AIMH) laboratory at ISTI.

My research interests are Artificial Intelligence, Multimedia Information Retrieval, Image Retrieval, Large Scale Similarity Search, Smart Cameras.


List of publications


I taught the Multimedia Information Retrieval and Computer Vision course at the MSc (laurea magistralis) in Artificial Intelligence and Data Engeneering at the University of Pisa.

Organization of conferences

I was involved in the organization of the following conferences:

Technology transfer

I am co-founder of Visual Engines s.r.l. (CNR spin-off pending request), a company developing solutions for visual analysis and searching.


An overview of the projects carried out by the AIMH laboratory is given here.


I am an hi-fi music enthusiast.

I like designing and building vacuum tube amplifiers .