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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

  • March 19 2018: Our paper "Non-Linear Model Predictive Control with Adaptive Time-Mesh Refinement" has been accepted 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.

  • July 2016: Our paper entitled "Fast and Accurate Crop and Weed Identification with Summarized Train Sets for Precision Agriculture" has been selected as one of the finalists for the 14th International Conference on Intelligent Autonomous Systems (IAS-14) Best Student Paper Award!