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Personal
  • Date of Birth: April 25, 1970
  • Place of Birth: Palermo, Italy
  • Citizenship: Italian

Education

  • November 2000 - October 2004:
    • Ph.D. in Mathematics, Dipartimento di Matematica ed Applicazioni, Università degli Studi di Palermo, Italy.
  • April 2000:
    • MS Degree in Mathematics, Dipartimento di Matematica ed Applicazioni, Università degli Studi di Palermo, Italy.
  • June 1988:
    • Diploma in Computer Science (Perito industriale Capotecntico spec. Informatica), Istituto tecnico Industriale V.E.III, Palermo.

International Experience

  • Febbruary 1996 - July 1996:
    • Erasmus scholarship - Laboratoire de l’Informatique du Parallèlisme -  Echole Normale supèrieure de Lyon, France.
  • July 2002 - October 2002:
    • Visiting student at Caltech (California Institute of Technology), Pasadena, USA.

Program Committee Participation

  • Program Committee member of the following conferences: IbPRIA 2011, Iberian Conference on Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis; CPM 2011, 22nd Annual Symposium on Combinatorial Pattern Matching; PPSN2012, 12th International Conference on Parallel Problem Solving From Nature; IbPRIA 2013, Iberian Conference on Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis; PPSN2014, 13th International Conference on Parallel Problem Solving From Nature; VISAPP 2014, 9th International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications; VISAPP 2015, 10th International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications; KES-InMed-15, 3rd International Conference on Innovation in Medicine and Healthcare; CIBB 2015, 12th International Meeting On Computational Intelligence Methods for BioInformatics and BioStatistics; ICIAP 2015, 18th International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing; VISAPP 2016, 11th International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications; PPSN2016, 14th International Conference on Parallel Problem Solving From Nature; KES-InMed-16, 4th International KES Conference on Innovation in Medicine and Healthcare; CIBB2016, 13th international conference on Computational Intelligence methods for Bioinformatics and Biostatistics; MOD 2016, 2nd International Workshop on Machine Learning, Optimization and Big Data, BITS 2016; 13th Annual Meeting of the Bioinformatics Italian Society; VISAPP 2017, 12th International Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications; CIBB2017, 14th international conference on Computational Intelligence methods for Bioinformatics and Biostatistics; KES-InMed-17, 5th International KES Conference on Innovation in Medicine and Healthcare; BIOKDD'17, 8th International Workshop on Biological Knowledge Discovery from Big Data; ICIAP 2017, 19th International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing; MOD 2017, 3nd International Workshop on Machine Learning, Optimization and Big Data; NETTAB 2017, Methods, tools & platforms for Personalized Medicine in the Big Data Era.

Events Organization
  • Scientific Secretary of the Following events:  Camp’05: International Workshop on Computer Architecture for Machine Perception; La Visione delle Macchine 2006; 6th Workshop on Data Analysis in Astronomy <<Livio Scarsi>>: Modelling and Simulation in Science; Wilf 2009, International Workshop on Fuzzy Logic and Applications; 7th Workshop on Data Analysis in Astronomy <<Livio Scarsi and Vito Di Gesù>>: Science: IMAGe IN AcTION;
  • Local Organizer of the following events: CIBB 2010, Seventh International meeting on Computational Intelligence Methods for Bioinformatics and Biostatistics; CPM 2011, 22nd Annual Symposium on Combinatorial Pattern Matching; WILF2016: The Eleventh International Workshop on Fuzzy Logic and Applications, 19-21 Dicembre 2016, Napoli.
  • Member of the Organization Comittee of the following schools: SCSM 2016, VIII Scuola di Calcolo Scientifico con MATLAB, Palermo 18 - 29 Luglio 2016, SCSM 2015, VII Scuola di Calcolo Scientifico con MATLAB, Palermo 20-31 Luglio 2015, SCSM 2014, VI Scuola di Calcolo Scientifico con MATLAB, Palermo 21 Luglio-1 Agosto 2014, SCSM 2013, V Scuola di Calcolo Scientifico con MATLAB Palermo, 22 Luglio-2 Agosto 2013, SCSM 2012, IV Scuola di Calcolo Scientifico con MATLAB Palermo, 23 Luglio-3 Agosto 2012, SCSM 2011, III Scuola di Calcolo Scientifico con MATLAB Palermo, 29 Agosto - 9 Settembre 2011.

Review Activity
  • Guest reviewer of the following Journals: Algorithm for Molecular Biology (Biomed Central Ed.), Artificial Intelligence in Medicine (Elsevier Ed.), BMC Bioinformatics (Biomed Central Ed.), IEEE Transaction on Evolutionary Computation (IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Ed.), International Journal of Approximate Reasoning (Elsevier Ed.), International Journal of Computer Science & Applications (Technomathematics Research Foundation), International Journal of Knowledge Engineering and Soft Data Paradigms (InderScience Publishers), Information Fusion (Elsevier Ed.), Fuzzy Sets and Systems (Elsevier Ed.), Neurocomputing (Elsevier Ed.), Pattern Recognition Letters (Elsevier Ed.), IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Ed.), International Scholarly Research Notices (Indawi), Journal of Computational Biology (Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. Publishers), Theoretical Computer Science (Elsevier Ed.), Plos One (Plos Ed.), Bioinformatics (Oxford University Press), Information Sciences (Elsevier Ed.).
    • Guest reviewer of the following International Conferences:International Workshop on Fuzzy Logic and Applications WILF 2005, Tenth Annual International Conference on Research in Computational Molecular Biology RECOMB 2006,  International Workshop on Fuzzy Logic and Applications WILF 2007, IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence WCCI2008, Sixth International Meeting On Computational Intelligence Methods for Bioinformatics and Biostatistics CIBB 2009, IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence WCCI2010, International Joint Conference on Neural Networks IJCNN2011, 21st International Conference on Pattern Recognition ICPR 2012, 12th International Conference on Parallel Problem Solving From Nature PPSN2012, International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing ICIAP 2013, International Joint Conference on Neural Networks IJCNN2015, 19th International Conference on Developments in Language Theory DLT 2015, 23rd International Conference on Pattern Recognition ICPR 2016.