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Alberto Pretto

Department of Computer, Control, and Management Engineering
Sapienza University of Rome
Via Ariosto 25 I-00185 Roma, Italy


Location: A209
Phone: +39 06 77274 063
Mobile: +39 346 351 3263
Mail: pretto@dis.uniroma1.it


Welcome to my website!
I'm Alberto Pretto, a fixed-term assistant professor at the Department of Computer, Control, and Management Engineering at Sapienza University of Rome. My research topics are robotic vision and autonomous mobile robots perception and navigation. In the research section there's a brief overview about my activities, a list of my papers is available in the publications section.


I'm also a charter member and software consultant of IT+Robotics Srl, a spin-off company of the University of Padova working in the field of Artificial vision, autonomous robotics and video surveillance systems, where I work as technical consultant and software analyst.


 
Latest News

  • June 19 2018: Our paper "An Effective Multi-Cue Positioning System for Agricultural Robotics" has been accepted for publication as a Regular Paper in the IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters!

  • May 21 2018: Our paper "Robust Intrinsic and Extrinsic Calibration of RGB-D Cameras" has been accepted for publication as a Regular Paper in the IEEE Transactions on Robotics!

  • May, 19 2018: Our paper "Non-Linear Model Predictive Control with Adaptive Time-Mesh Refinement" has has been selected as a finalist for the best student paper award at SIMPAR 2018!

  • June 28 2017: Our paper "Effective Target Aware Visual Navigation for UAVs" has been accepted at ECMR 2017

  • June 15 2017: Our paper "Automatic Model Based Dataset Generation for Fast and Accurate Crop and Weeds Detection" has been accepted at IROS 2017

  • April 2017: We successfully presented a demo of an early version of the FlexSight sensor prototype at Hannover Messe 2017: see a video in the ECHORD++ FlexSight Project section.