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Alberto Pretto is Assistant Professor at Sapienza University of Rome since October 2013. He received his Ph.D. degree in October 2009 from the University of Padua, where he worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Intelligent Autonomous Systems Lab (Department of Information Engineering). Between 2011 and 2012 he spent a 9 months visiting research fellowships at the UCLA VisionLab, Los Angeles (USA). In 2004 and 2005, he has been working as software engineer at Padova Ricerca Scpa. In 2005, he was one of the funders of IT+Robotics Srl, a spin-off company of the University of Padua working on robotics and machine vision. Alberto Pretto's main research activities include vision-based 3D reconstruction, visual-inertial navigation, and object recognition.

A detailed Curriculum Vitae [PDF, DRAFT] is available (last update: June 2013). An italian version [PDF, DRAFT] is also available (last update: June 2013).

Latest News

  • 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!