CURRICULUM VITAE

October 2016

NAME:                     Alberto Carini                                   

BIRTH DATE:           5 June 1967

NATIONALITY:         Italian

TITLE:                     Prof., Ph.D.

E-MAIL:                   alberto.carini@ uniurb.it

                              alberto.carini@ieee.org

PHONE:                   (+39) 0722 304412

FAX:                       (+39) 0722 4475

CELL.PHONE:          (+39) 328 8289702

HOME ADDRESS:      Via Felluga 90/2

                              I-34142 Trieste

                              Italy

WORK ADDRESS:      DiSBeF,

Università di Urbino,

Piazza della Repubblica, 13

61029 Urbino - Italy

 

 

EDUCATION:

-  Laurea summa cum laude and “dignità di stampa” (print honor) in Electronic Engineering, University of Trieste, February 1994. Thesis: “Codifica di Forme d’Onda ad Elevata Qualità Mediante Predittori Quadratici con Applicazione al Segnale Vocale” (“High Quality Waveform Coding by means of Quadratic Predictors with Application to Voice”) referees: Prof. Giovanni L. Sicuranza and Dr. Enzo Mumolo.

-  State Exam for Professional Engineering Certificate, April 1994.

-  Ph.D. in Information Engineering, University of Trieste, May 1998. Thesis: “Adaptive and Nonlinear Signal Processing,” referee: Prof. Giovanni L. Sicuranza.

 

ATTENDED COURSES:

-  “Didactic Integration Course,” Siemens Telecommunications S.p.A., Cologno Monzese (MI) Italia, September 1992.

-  “Recent Advances in Image Processing,” TUHH University of Technology Hamburg, Harburg, Germany, 4-8 September 1995.

-  “National School for Ph.D. Students in Electronics,” 16-20 December 1996, Scuola Superiore Reiss Romolis, L’Aquila, Italy.

-  “TMS320C54x Fixed-Point DSP Design Workshop,” 9-12 May 2000, TI, Northampton, United Kingdom.

 

HONORS:

-  G. Zoldan Prize received from AEI-Trieste for the best Laurea Degree in Electronic Engineering at the University of Trieste during the Academic Year 1992-93.

-  Invited speech: “The road of an acoustic echo controller for mobile telephony from product definition till production,” at IWAENC 2001, International Workshop on Acoustic Echo and Noise Control, September 10-13 2001, Darmstadt, Germany.

-  Since May 2005, he is serving as a member of the Editorial Board of the journal “Signal Processing” edited by Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

-  Since May 2010, he is a member of APSIPA Technical Committee on Information Processing Theory and Applications.

-  Since January 2015, he is a member of the Signal Processing Theory and Methods Technical Committee of IEEE Signal Processing Society.

-  He is serving as Lead Guest editor of the Special Issue “Nonlinear Signal and Image Processing - A Special Issue in Honour of  Giovanni L. Sicuranza on his Seventy-Fifth Birthday” of EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, Springer.

-  He has served as the Program Co-Chair for the signal processing area of the 6th International Symposium on Image and Signal Processing and Analysis, ISPA 2009, September 16-18, 2009, Salzburg, Austria.

-  He has served as the Program Co-Chair for the signal processing area of the 8th International Symposium on Image and Signal Processing and Analysis, ISPA 2013, September 4-6, 2013, Trieste, Italy.

-  From January 2006 till December 2011, he was a member of the Signal Processing Theory and Methods Technical Committee of IEEE Signal Processing Society.

-  In 2009 and 2010, he was a member of the Conference Board of IEEE Signal Processing Society.

-  From December 2007 till October 2011, he was the President of the Laurea Course in Applied Computer Science of the University of Urbino, Faculty of Science and Technology.

-  He has served as Student Paper Contest co-chair at ICASSP 2104, 2014 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Florence, 4-9 May, 2014.

-  He has served in the organization committee of NSIP-03, 2003 IEEE-EURASIP Workshop on Nonlinear Signal and Image Processing, June 8-11, 2003, Grado, Italy and in the technical committee or program committee of

-   IWAENC 2003, International Workshop on Acoustic Echo and Noise Control, September 8-11, 2003, Kyoto, Japan,

-   IWAENC 2005, International Workshop on Acoustic Echo and Noise Control, September 12 - 15, 2005, Eindhoven, The Netherlands,

-   ISPA 2005, 4th International Symposium on Image and Signal Processing and Analysis, September 15-17, 2005, Zagreb, Croatia,

-   ISPA 2007, 5th International Symposium on Image and Signal Processing and Analysis, September 27-29, 2007, Istanbul, Turkey,

-   IWAENC 2008, International Workshop on Acoustic Echo and Noise Control, September 14-17, Seattle, WA, USA,

-   IEEE Signal Processing Society 13th DSP Workshop & 5th SPE Workshop, January 4-7, 2009,  Marco Island, FL, USA,

-   IWAENC 2010, International Workshop on Acoustic Echo and Noise Control, August 30 - September 2, Tel Aviv, Israel,

-   ISPA 2011, 7th International Symposium on Image and Signal Processing and Analysis, September 4-6, 2011, Dubrovnik, Croatia, 

-   DSP/SPE 2011, 14th DSP Workshop & 6th SPE Workshop, January 4-7, 2011, Sedona, Arizona, USA,

-   IWAENC 2012, International Workshop on Acoustic Signal Enhancement, RWTH Aachen University, September 4-6, 2012, Aachen, Germany,

-   ITS 2014, 2014 International Telecommunications Symposium, São Paulo, Brazil, August 17 – 20, 2014,

-   IWAENC 2014, , International Workshop on Acoustic Signal Enhancement, Antibes – Juan les Pins, France, September 8-11, 2014, France,

-   SPIN 2015, Signal Processing & Integrated Networks,  Noida, India, February 19-20 2015.

-   SPIN 2016, Signal Processing & Integrated Networks,  Noida, India, Feb 11-12, 2016.

-  He has served as guest associate editor in the special section
on "Spatial Acoustic Signal Processing and Applications" in the IEICE
Transactions of Fundamentals, Guest Editor-in-Chief: Yoshinobu Kajikawa, September 2014 issue.

-  He has organized with V. John Mathews and Gianni Ramponi the Special Session “Nonlinear signal and image processing - a celebration in honour of Giovanni L. Sicuranza on his 75th birthday”, 23nd European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2015), 31 Aug. - 4 Sept. 2015, Nice, France

-  Together with Gianni Ramponi and V. John Mathews he has edited the Special Issue “Nonlinear Signal and Image Processing - A Special Issue in Honour of Giovanni L. Sicuranza on his Seventy-Fifth Birthday”  of the EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing (Collection published: 5 August 2016)

-  He has organized with Danilo Comminiello and Luis Azpicueta-Ruiz the Special Session “Advances on Linear-in-the-Parameters Nonlinear Filters and Their Application to Audio and Speech Processing”, 24th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2016), 29 Aug. - 02 Sept. 2016, Budapest, Hungary

-  The paper “An adaptive multiple position room response equalizer in warped domain” authored by S. Cecchi, A. Carini, A. Primavera, and F. Piazza, was ranked among the top papers (by the reviewers) at the 2012 European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2012) in Bucharest.

-  He has acted as a reviewer for the following international journals: “Adaptive Control and Signal Processing,” “EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing,” “EURASIP Journal on Audio, Speech and Music Processing,” “IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing,” “IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I,” “IEEE Signal Processing Letters”, “IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing”, “Journal of Advances in Acoustics and Vibration”, “Journal of Computing and Information Technology,” “Signal Processing”, “Digital Signal Processing”.

 

LANGUAGE SPOKEN:

-  Italian: mother language

-  English: very good

 

WORK EXPERIENCE:

-  1995-1996: Military Service at “I Reggimento Fanteria San Giusto”

-  1997-2003: DSP engineer for Telit Mobile Terminals S.p.A., Trieste. Since October 1998 he has been the project tutor for some audio digital signal processing projects.

-  2001-2004: Contract professor of “Digital Signal Processing” at the University of Trieste, Faculty of Engineering.

-  2003-2004: DSP engineer for NeonSeven s.r.l., Trieste.

-  2004-present: Associate Professor at the University of Urbino, Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Pure and Applied Sciences, Urbino.

 

TRAVELS ABROAD:

-  June 1995: Cambridge, England, English course at Newham Language Center.

-  April-September 1996: Salt Lake City, Utah, visiting scholar at the University of Utah with Prof. V. John Mathews.

-  January-April 1997: Salt Lake City, Utah, visiting scholar at the University of Utah with Prof. V. John Mathews.

-  September-October 1997: Salt Lake City, Utah, visiting scholar at the University of Utah with Prof. V. John Mathews.

 

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIP:

-  Senior Member of IEEE, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, (S’89–A’97–M’02-SM’06).

-  Member of EURASIP, the European Association for Signal, Speech and Image Processing, from 2006.

 

RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT EXPERIENCE:

-  Digital Signal Processing.

-  Volterra and Polynomial Filtering.

-  Linear and Nonlinear Adaptive Filtering.

-  Equalization and Linearization of Nonlinear Filters.

-  Stability of Recursive Polynomial Filters

-  Acoustic Echo and Noise Control.

-  Nonlinear Active Noise Control.

-  DSP Assembly and C Programming with ADI 21xx, Oak and TI C54xx DSPs.

 

TEACHING:

Course: Elaborazione Elettronica dei Segnali (Digital Signal Processing).

Laurea degree: Laurea Triennale in Ingegneria delle Telecomunicazioni

University: Università degli Studi di Trieste

Accademic Years: 2001/02--2003/04

 

Course: Elettronica dei sistemi digitali (Digital Electronics)

CFU: 6

Laurea degree: Corso di Laurea in Informatica Applicata

University: Università di Urbino “Carlo Bo”

Accademic Years: 2003/04--2010/11

 

Course: Progettazione automatica dei sistemi elettronici (Electronic Design Automation)

CFU: 6

Laurea degree: Corso di Laurea in Informatica Applicata

University: Università di Urbino “Carlo Bo”

Accademic Years: 2003/04--2011/12

 

Course: Digital electronics (online, in English)

CFU: 6

Laurea degree: Corso di Laurea in Informatica Applicata

University: Università di Urbino “Carlo Bo”

Accademic Years: 2005/06--2010/11

 

Course: Electronic design automation (online, in English)  

CFU: 6

Laurea degree: Corso di Laurea in Informatica Applicata

University: Università di Urbino “Carlo Bo”

Accademic Years: 2006/07--2011/12

 

Course: Elaborazione di Segnali ed Immagini (Digital Signal and Image Processing)

(in presence in Italian, online in English)

CFU: 12

Laurea degree: Corso di Laurea in Informatica Applicata

University: Università di Urbino “Carlo Bo”

Accademic Years: 2011/12--

 

 

PATENTS:

[P1]     Italian Patent TO 98A 000158, “Filtro per l’Equalizzazione e/o la Linearizzazione Sistemi Non Lineari,” Inventor: Alberto Carini, 25 February 1998.

European Patent: EP 0 939 487 A2, “Filter for the Equalization and/or Linearization of Non-Linear Systems,” Inventor: Alberto Carini, 25 February 1999.

[P2]     Italian Patent TS 2000 A 000017, “Metodo di controllo di cancellatori d’eco acustico per terminali a cornetta e viva-voce,” Inventors: Vojko Pahor and Alberto Carini, 7 November 2000.

 

BOOKS CHAPTERS:

[B1]     Alberto Carini, Enzo Mumolo and Giovanni L. Sicuranza, “V-vector Algebra and Volterra filters,” in P. W. Hawkes Ed., Advances in Imaging & Electron Physics, Academic Press, San Diego, (United States), Vol.124, pp.1-61, 2003.

[B2]     Giovanni L. Sicuranza, Alberto Carini and Andrea Fermo, “Nonlinear Adaptive Filters for Acoustic Echo Cancellation in Mobile Terminals,” in K. E. Barner, G. R. Arce, Eds., Nonlinear Signal and Image Processing: Theory, Methods, and Applications, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, (United States), pp.223-256, 2003.

[B3]     Giovanni L. Sicuranza and Alberto Carini, “Nonlinear multichannel active noise control,” in S. Marshall, G. Sicuranza, Eds., Advances on nonlinear signal and image processing, Hindawi Publishing Corporation, New York (United States), pp. 169-203, 2006.

[B4]     G. L. Sicuranza and A. Carini, "On a class of nonlinear filters'', in I. Tabus, K. Egiazarian and M. Gabbouj, Eds., Festschrift in Honor of Jaakko Astola on the Occasion of his 60th Birthday, TICSP series # 47, Tampere, ISBN 978-952-15-2142-3, ISSN 1456-2774,  pp. 115-144, 2009.

 

PUBLICATIONS IN REFEREED JOURNALS:

[J1]     Enzo Mumolo and Alberto Carini, “Volterra Adaptive Prediction of Speech with Application to Waveform Coding,” European Transactions on Telecommunications, Vol. 6, No. 6, Nov.-Dec. 1995, pp. 685-693.

[J2]     Enzo Mumolo and Alberto Carini, “A Stability Condition for Adaptive Recursive Second Order Polynomial Filters,” Signal Processing, Elsevier, Vol. 54, No. 1, Oct. 1996, pp. 85-90.

[J3]     Alberto Carini and Enzo Mumolo, “Fast Square-Root RLS Adaptive Filtering Algorithms,” Signal Processing, Elsevier, Vol. 57, No. 3, Mar. 1997, pp. 233-250

[J4]     Alberto Carini, Giovanni L. Sicuranza and V. John Mathews, “On the Inversion of Certain Nonlinear Systems”, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Vol. 4, No. 12, Dec. 1997, pp. 334-336.

[J5]     Alberto Carini, Enzo Mumolo and Giovanni L. Sicuranza, “V-vector Algebra and its Application to Volterra Adaptive Filtering,” IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems II: Analog and Digital Signal Processing, Vol. 46, No. 5, May 1999, pp. 585-598.

[J6]     Alberto Carini and Enzo Mumolo, “A Numerically Stable Fast RLS Algorithm for Adaptive Filtering and Prediction Based on the UD Factorization,” IEEE Trans. on Signal Processing, Vol. 47, No. 8, Aug. 1999, pp. 2309-2313.

[J7]     Alberto Carini, V. John Mathews and Giovanni L. Sicuranza, “Sufficient Stability Bounds for Slowly Varying Direct-Form Recursive Linear Filters and Their Applications in Adaptive IIR Filters,” IEEE Trans. on Signal Processing, Vol. 47, No. 9, Sep. 1999, pp. 2561-2567.

[J8]     Enzo Mumolo and Alberto Carini, “On the Stability of Discrete Time Recursive Volterra Filters,” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Vol. 6, No. 9, Sep. 1999, pp. 230-232

[J9]     Alberto Carini, V. John Mathews and Giovanni L. Sicuranza, “Equalization of Recursive Polynomial Systems,” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Vol. 6, No. 12, Dec. 1999, pp. 312-314.

[J10]  Alberto Carini, Enzo Mumolo and Giovanni L. Sicuranza, “A New Algebraic Description of Adaptive Volterra Filters,” Signal Processing, Elsevier, Signal Processing, Vol. 80, No. 3, Feb. 2000, pp. 549-552 .

[J11]  Andrea Fermo, Alberto Carini and Giovanni L. Sicuranza, “Analysis of different low complexity nonlinear filters for acoustic echo cancellation,” Journal of Computing and Information Technology, Vol. 8, No. 4, Dec. 2000, pp. 333-339.

[J12]  Vojko Pahor and Alberto Carini, “A Variable Step-Size Control of Adaptation for Acoustic Echo Cancellation Filters,” European Transactions on Telecommunications, Vol. 13, No. 2, Mar.-April 2002, pp. 85-93.

[J13]  Andrea Fermo, Alberto Carini and Giovanni L. Sicuranza, “Low Complexity Nonlinear Adaptive Filters for Acoustic Echo Cancellation in GSM Hand-Set Receivers,” European Transactions on Telecommunications, Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 161-169, March/April 2003.

[J14]  A. Carini and G. L. Sicuranza, “Filtered-X Affine Projection algorithms for active noise control using Volterra filters,'' in Special Issue on ``Nonlinear Signal and Image Processing'' - Part I, EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing, No. 12, 15 September 2004.

[J15]  G. L. Sicuranza and A. Carini, “Filtered-X Affine Projection Algorithm for Multichannel Active Noise Control Using Second-Order Volterra Filters,'' IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Vol. 11, No. 11, pp. 853-857, Nov. 2004.

[J16]  G. L. Sicuranza and A. Carini, “A Multichannel Hierarchical Approach to Adaptive Volterra Filters Employing Filtered-X Affine Projection Algorithms,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Vol. 53, No. 4, pp. 1463–1473, April 2005.

[J17]  A. Carini and G. L. Sicuranza, “Transient and Steady-State Analysis of Filtered-x Affine Projection Algorithms,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Vol. 54, No. 2, pp. 665–678, Feb. 2006, DOI: 10.1109/TSP.2005.861755.

[J18]  A. Carini and G. L. Sicuranza, “Analysis of Transient and Steady-State Behavior of a Multichannel Filtered-X Partial-Error Affine Projection Algorithm”, EURASIP Journal on Audio, Speech, and Music Processing, vol. 2007, Article ID 31314, 15 pages, 2007. DOI:10.1155/2007/31314.

[J19]  A. Carini and G. L. Sicuranza, “Optimal Regularization Parameter of the Multichannel Filtered-X Affine Projection Algorithm,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Vol. 55,  No. 10, pp. 4882-4895, Oct. 2007, DOI: 10.1109/TSP.2007.896113.

[J20]  A. Carini and S. Malatini, “Optimal Variable Step-Size NLMS Algorithms With Auxiliary Noise Power Scheduling for Feedforward Active Noise Control,” IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing, Vol. 16, No 8, pp. 1383-1395, Nov. 2008, DOI: 10.1109/TASL.2008.2002757.

[J21]  A. Carini, “Efficient NLMS and RLS Algorithms for Perfect and Imperfect Periodic Sequences”, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 58,  No. 4, pp. 2048-2059, Apr. 2010, DOI: 10.1109/TSP.2009.2039821.

[J22]  S. Cecchi, L. Palestini, P. Peretti, L. Romoli, F. Piazza, and A. Carini, "Evaluation of a Multipoint Equalization System Based on Impulse Response Prototype Extraction", Journal Audio Engineering Society, Vol. 59, Issue 3, pp. 110-123, Mar. 2011.

[J23]  G. L. Sicuranza, and A. Carini: "A generalized FLANN filter for nonlinear active noise control", IEEE Trans. Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, Vol. 19, Issue 8, pp. 2412 – 2417, Nov. 2011, DOI: 10.1109/TASL.2011.2136336

[J24]  A. Carini, S. Cecchi, F. Piazza, I. Omiciuolo, G. Sicuranza, "Multiple Position Room Response Equalization in Frequency Domain," IEEE Trans. Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, Vol. 20, Issue 1, pp. 122 – 135, Jan. 2012, DOI: 10.1109/TASL.2011.2158420

[J25]  G. L. Sicuranza, and A. Carini: " On the BIBO stability condition of adaptive recursive FLANN filters with application to nonlinear active noise control", IEEE Trans. Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, Vol. 20, Issue 1, pp. 234 – 245, Jan. 2012, DOI: 10.1109/TASL.2011.2159788.

[J26]  A. Carini, G. L. Sicuranza, and V. J. Mathews, “Efficient adaptive identification of linear-in-the-parameters nonlinear filters using periodic input sequences,” Signal Processing, Vol. 93, no. 5, May 2013, pp. 1210–1220, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sigpro.2012.12.012

[J27]  A. Carini and G. L. Sicuranza, “Fourier nonlinear filters,” Signal Processing, Vol. 94, Jan. 2014, pp. 183–194, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sigpro.2013.06.018

[J28]  G. L. Sicuranza and A. Carini, “Unconstrained linear combination of even mirror Fourier nonlinear filters,” IET Signal Processing, Vol. 8, Issue 6, August 2014, pp. 612-621, DOI:  10.1049/iet-spr.2013.0256

[J29]  S. Cecchi, L. Romoli, A. Carini, F. Piazza, “A Multichannel and Multiple Position Adaptive Room Response Equalizer in Warped Domain: Real-time Implementation and Performance Evaluation,” Applied Acoustics, Vol. 82, 2014, pp. 28-37, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apacoust.2014.02.011

[J30]  A. Carini and G. L. Sicuranza, “Perfect Periodic Sequences for Even Mirror Fourier Nonlinear Filters,” Signal Processing, Vol. 104, Nov. 2014, pp. 80–93, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sigpro.2014.03.046

[J31]  A. Carini and G. L. Sicuranza, “Recursive even mirror Fourier nonlinear filters and simplified structures,” IEEE Trans. on Signal Processing, Vol. 62, Issue 24, Dec. 2014, pp. 6534-6544, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TSP.2014.2367467

[J32]  A. Carini, S. Cecchi, L. Romoli and G. L. Sicuranza, “Legendre nonlinear filters,” Signal Processing, Vol. 109, April 2015, pp. 84–94,  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sigpro.2014.10.037.

[J33]  G. L. Sicuranza and A. Carini, “Nonlinear system identification using quasi-perfect periodic sequences,” Signal Processing, Volume 120, March 2016, Pages 174–184, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sigpro.2015.08.018

[J34]  A. Carini and G. L. Sicuranza, “A study about Chebyshev nonlinear filters”, Signal Processing, Volume 120, March 2016, Pages 174–184, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sigpro.2015.08.018

[J35]  A. Carini, S. Cecchi, and L. Romoli, “Robust Room Impulse Response Measurement Using Perfect Sequences for Legendre Nonlinear Filters,”  IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, Volume 24, Issue 11, Nov. 2016, Page 1969 –1982, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TASLP.2016.2593803

 

 

 

 

PUBLICATIONS IN CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS:

[C1]    Enzo Mumolo, Alberto Carini and Diego Francescato, “ADPCM with Non Linear Predictors,” Proceeding of EUSIPCO ‘94, VII European Signal Processing Conference, 13-16 September 1994, Edinburgh, Scotland, pp. 387-390.

[C2]    Alberto Carini and Enzo Mumolo, “A Novel Algebraic Formulation for the Development of Adaptive Volterra Filtering Algorithms, “ Proceedings of NSIP ’95, IEEE Workshop on Nonlinear Signal and Image Processing, June 20-22 1995, Neos Marmaras, Halkidiki, Greece, pp. 943-946.

[C3]    Alberto Carini and Enzo Mumolo, “Adaptive Stabilization of Recursive Second Order Polynomial Filters by Means of a Stability Test,” Proceedings of NSIP ’95, IEEE Workshop on Nonlinear Signal and Image Processing, June 20-22 1995, Neos Marmaras, Halkidiki, Greece, pp. 939-942.

[C4]    Enzo Mumolo and Alberto Carini, “Recursive Volterra Filters with Stability Monitoring,” Proceedings of EUSIPCO ’96, VIII European Signal Processing Conference, September 10-13 1996, Trieste, Italy.

[C5]    Alberto Carini, “A Novel Givens Rotation Based Fast SQR-RLS Algorithm,” Proceedings of EUSIPCO ’96, VIII European Signal Processing Conference, September 10-13 1996, Trieste, Italy.

[C6]    Alberto Carini, V. John Mathews and Giovanni L. Sicuranza, “Sufficient Stability Bounds for Slowly Varying Discrete-Time Recursive Linear Filters,” Proceedings of ICASSP ‘97, International Conference on Acoustics Speech and Signal Processing, April 21-24 1997, Munich, Germany.

[C7]    Alberto Carini, Giovanni L. Sicuranza and V. John Mathews, “On the Exact Inverse and the p-th Order Inverse of Certain Nonlinear Systems,” Proceedings of NSIP ’97, IEEE Workshop on Nonlinear Signal and Image Processing, September 7-11 1997, Michigan, USA.

[C8]    Enzo Mumolo, Mauro Scagnol and Alberto Carini, “An Algorithm for Wideband Audio Coding Based on LMS/RLS Switched Predictors,” Proceedings of EUSIPCO ’98, IX European Signal Processing Conference, September 8-11 1998, Island of Rhodes, Greece.

[C9]    Alberto Carini, V. John Mathews and Giovanni L. Sicuranza, “Equalization and Linearization of Nonlinear Systems,” Proceedings of ICASSP ’98, International Conference on Acoustics Speech and Signal Processing, May 12-15 1998, Seattle, Washington, USA

[C10]  Alberto Carini, V. John Mathews and Giovanni L. Sicuranza, “Exact and pth Order Equalization and Linearization of Recursive Polynomial Systems,” Proceedings of ASILOMAR `98, XXXII Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, November 1-4 1998, Pacific Grove, California.

[C11]  Andrea Fermo, Alberto Carini and Giovanni L. Sicuranza “Analysis of Different Low Complexity Nonlinear Filters for Acoustic Echo Cancellation”, Proceedings of IWISPA 2000, Workshop on Image and Signal Processing and Analysis, June 14-15 2000, Pula, Croatia.

[C12]  Andrea Fermo, Alberto Carini and Giovanni L. Sicuranza, “Simplified Volterra Filters for Acoustic Echo Cancellation in GSM Receivers,” Proceedings of EUSIPCO 2000, X European Signal Processing Conference, September 5-8 2000, Tampere, Finland.

[C13]  Vojko Pahor and Alberto Carini, “A Variable Step-Size Control of Adaptation for Acoustic Echo Cancellation Filters,” Proceedings of IWAENC 2001, International Workshop on Acoustic Echo and Noise Control, September 10-13 2001, Darmstadt, Germany.

[C14]  Alberto Carini and Giovanni L. Sicuranza, “Implementation Issues for V-vector Algebra,” Proceedings of ICECS 2002, IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits and Systems, September 15-18 2002, Dubrovnik, Croatia.

[C15]  A. Carini and G. L. Sicuranza, “Filtered-X Affine Projection algorithm for nonlinear active noise controllers,” Proceedings 2003 Sixth Workshop on Nonlinear Signal and Image Processing (NSIP-03), Grado, Italy, June 8-11, 2003.

[C16]  G. L. Sicuranza and A. Carini, “Nonlinear active noise control”, Proceedings of XII European Signal Processing Conference, EUSIPCO-2004, Vienna, Austria, September 7-10, 2004.

[C17]  G. L. Sicuranza and A. Carini, “Nonlinear Multichannel Active Noise Control Using Partial Updates,” Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing. ICASSP-2005, Philadelphia, PA, USA, March 18-23, 2005.

[C18]  A. Carini and G. L. Sicuranza, “Steady-State and Transient Analysis of Multichannel Filtered-X Affine Projection Algorithms,” Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, ICASSP-2005, Philadelphia, PA, USA, March 18-23, 2005.

[C19]  A. Carini and G. L. Sicuranza, “Filtered-X affine projection algorithms for a class of nonlinear multichannel active noise controllers,'' Proceedings of IWAENC 2005, International Workshop on Acoustic Echo and Noise Control, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, Sep. 12-15, 2005.

[C20]  A. Carini and G. L. Sicuranza, “Transient and Steady-State Analysis of Filtered-X Affine Projection Algorithms with Imperfect Secondary Path Estimate,'' Proceedings of ISPA 2005, International Symposium on Image and Signal Processing and Analysis, Zagreb, Croatia, Sep. 15-17, 2005.

[C21]  G. L. Sicuranza and A. Carini, “On the accuracy of generalized Hammerstein models for nonlinear active noise control'”, Proceedings 2006 IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, Sorrento, Italy, 24-27 April 2006.

[C22]  A. Carini and G. L. Sicuranza, “Analysis of a Multichannel Filtered-x Set-Membership Affine Projection Algorithm,” Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, ICASSP-2006, Toulouse, France, May 14-19, 2006.

[C23]  G. L. Sicuranza and A. Carini, “Piecewise-Linear Expansions for Nonlinear Active Noise Control,” Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, ICASSP-2006, Toulouse, France, May 14-19, 2006.

[C24]  A. Carini and G. L. Sicuranza, “Analysis of a Multichannel Filtered-X Partial-Error Affine Projection Algorithm” Proceedings of 14th European Signal Processing Conference EUSIPCO 2006, Florence, Italy, Sep. 4-8, 2006.

[C25]  G. L. Sicuranza and A. Carini, “Active noise control with on-line compensation of memoryless nonlinearities in the secondary path,” Proceedings of NSIP 2007, International Workshop on Nonlinear Signal and Image Processing, Bucharest, Romania, Sept. 10-12, 2007, pp. 96-103.

[C26]  A. Carini and G. L. Sicuranza, “On the Regularization of the Single Channel Filtered-X Affine Projection Algorithm,” Proceedings of NSIP 2007, International Workshop on Nonlinear Signal and Image Processing, Bucharest, Romania, Sept. 10-12, 2007, pp. 104-109.

[C27]  G. L. Sicuranza and A. Carini, “Compensation of memoryless nonlinearities for active noise control applications,” Proceedings of 3rd International Symposium on Communications, Control, and Signal Processing, ISCCSP 2008, St. Julians, Malta, March 12-14, 2008, pp. 299-304

[C28]  A. Carini and S. Malatini, “Auxiliary Noise Power Scheduling for Feedforward Active Noise Control,” Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, ICASSP 2008, March 30 – April 4, 2008, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

[C29]  A. Carini, S. Malatini and G. L. Sicuranza, “Optimal variable step-size NLMS algorithms for feedforward active noise control,” Proceedings of 16th European Signal Processing Conference, EUSIPCO 2008, Lausanne, Switzerland, August 25-29, 2008.

[C30]  G. L. Sicuranza and A. Carini, “Filtered-X NLMS algorithm with compensation of memoryless nonlinearities for active noise control,” Proceedings of 16th European Signal Processing Conference, EUSIPCO 2008, Lausanne, Switzerland, August 25-29, 2008.

[C31]  I. Omiciuolo, A. Carini and G. L. Sicuranza, “Multiple position room response equalization with frequency domain fuzzy C-Means prototype design,” Proceedings of IWAENC 2008, International Workshop on Acoustic Echo and Noise Control, Seattle, WA, USA, September 14-17, 2008.

[C32]  A. Carini, I. Omiciuolo, G.L. Sicuranza, "Multiple Position Room Response Equalization: Frequency Domain Prototype Design Strategies", 6th International Symposium on Image and Signal Processing and Analysis (ISPA 2009), Sept. 16-18, 2009, Salzburg, Austria.

[C33]  S. Cecchi, L. Palestini, P. Peretti, F. Piazza, and A. Carini, “Multipoint Equalization of Digital Car Audio Systems”, 6th International Symposium on Image and Signal Processing and Analysis (ISPA 2009), Sept. 16-18, 2009, Salzburg, Austria.

[C34]  S. Cecchi, L. Palestini, P. Peretti, L. Romoli, F. Piazza, and A. Carini, "Evaluation of a Multipoint Equalization System based on Impulse Responses Prototype Extraction", Proceedings of the AES 127th Convention, October 9 - 12, 2009, New York NY, USA.

[C35]    A. Carini, “Efficient NLMS and RLS algorithms for perfect periodic sequences", Proceedings of 2010 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, March 14-19, 2010, Dallas, Texas, USA.

[C36]  A. Carini, S. Cecchi, and L. Romoli “Multipoint Room Response Equalization with Group Delay Compensation,”  Proceedings of IWAENC 2010, International Workshop on Acoustic Echo and Noise Control, Aug. 30 – Sept. 2, Tel Aviv, Israel.

[C37]  G. L. Sicuranza, and A. Carini: "Adaptive recursive FLANN filters for nonlinear active noise control",  Proceedings of 36th International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, ICASSP 2011, May 22-27, 2011, Prague, Czech Republic, pp. 4312 – 4315, DOI: 10.1109/ICASSP.2011.5947307.

[C38]  A. Carini, V. J. Mathews, and G. L. Sicuranza: "Efficient NLMS and RLS algorithms for a class of nonlinear filters using periodic input sequences", Proceedings of 36th International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, ICASSP 2011, May 22-27, 2011, Prague, Czech Republic, pp. 4280 – 4283, DOI: 10.1109/ICASSP.2011.5947299.

[C39]  S. Cecchi, A. Primavera, F. Piazza, and A. Carini, "An adaptive multiple position room response equalizer", Proceedings of  19th European Signal Processing Conference, EUSIPCO 2011, Aug. 29- Sep. 2, 2011, Barcellona, Spain, pp.1274 – 1278.

[C40]  S. Cecchi, F. Piazza, and A. Carini, "Subjective Evaluation of a Multiple Position Room Response Equalization Approach Applied in Frequency Domain," Proceedings of 7th Int'l Symposium on Image and Signal Processing and Analysis, ISPA 2011, Sep. 4-6, 2011, Dubrovnik, Croatia, pp. 84 – 89.

[C41]  S. Cecchi, L. Romoli, F. Piazza, and A. Carini, "Multipoint Room Response Equalization with Group Delay Compensation: Subjective Listening Tests," Proceedings of 7th Int'l Symposium on Image and Signal Processing and Analysis, ISPA 2011, Sep. 4-6, 2011, Dubrovnik, Croatia, pp. 57 – 62.

[C42]  G. L. Sicuranza, and A. Carini, "Recursive controllers for nonlinear active noise control," Proceedings of 7th Int'l Symposium on Image and Signal Processing and Analysis, ISPA 2011, Sep. 4-6, 2011, Dubrovnik, Croatia, pp. 9 – 14.

[C43]  A. Primavera, S. Cecchi, F. Piazza, A. Carini, “Mixed Time-Frequency Approach for Multipoint Room Response Equalization,” Proceedings of Audio Engineering Society Conference: 45th International Conference: Applications of Time-Frequency Processing in Audio, March 1-4, 2012, Helsinki, Finland  pp. 3-6.

[C44]  S. Cecchi, A. Carini, A. Primavera, and F. Piazza, “An adaptive multiple position room response equalizer in warped domain” Proceedings of the 20th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2012), 27-31 Aug. 2012, Bucharest, Romania, pp. 1955 - 1959 

[C45]  A. Carini and G. L. Sicuranza,  “A new class of FLANN filters with application to nonlinear active noise control” Proceedings of the 20th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2012), 27-31 Aug. 2012, Bucharest, Romania, pp. 1950 - 1954 

[C46]  A. Carini and G. L. Sicuranza, “Even Mirror Fourier Nonlinear Filters,” Proceedings of 38th International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, ICASSP 2013, May 26-31, 2013, Vancouver, Canada.

[C47]  G. L. Sicuranza and A. Carini “Nonlinear System Identification by Means of Mixtures of Linear-in-the-Parameters Nonlinear Filters,” Proceedings of 8th Int'l Symposium on Image and Signal Processing and Analysis, ISPA 2013, Sep. 4-6, 2013, Trieste, Italy, pp. 330-335

[C48]   G. L. Sicuranza and A. Carini “A New Recursive Controller for Nonlinear Active Noise Control,” Proceedings of 8th Int'l Symposium on Image and Signal Processing and Analysis, ISPA 2013, Sep. 4-6, 2013, Trieste, Italy, pp. 626-631

[C49]  S. Cecchi, L. Romoli, F. Piazza, and A. Carini,  “A Multichannel and Multiple Position Adaptive Room Response Equalizer in Warped Domain,” Proceedings of 8th Int'l Symposium on Image and Signal Processing and Analysis, ISPA 2013, Sep. 4-6, 2013, Trieste, Italy, pp. 754-759

[C50]  A. Carini and G. L. Sicuranza, “Perfect periodic sequences for identification of even mirror Fourier nonlinear filters,” Proceedings of 39th International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, ICASSP 2014, May 4-9, 2014, Florence, Italy, pp. 7959 – 7963, 10.1109/ICASSP.2014.6855150

[C51]  A. Carini, S. Cecchi, M. Gasparini, and G. L. Sicuranza, “Introducing Legendre Nonlinear Filters,” Proceedings of 39th International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, ICASSP 2014, May 4-9, 2014, Florence, Italy, pp. 7939 – 7943, 10.1109/ICASSP.2014.6855146

[C52]  G. L. Sicuranza, and A. Carini, “A novel class of BIBO stable recursive nonlinear filters,” Proceedings of 39th International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, ICASSP 2014, May 4-9, 2014, Florence, Italy, pp. 7934 – 7938, 10.1109/ICASSP.2014.6855145

[C53]  S. Cecchi, L. Romoli, F. Piazza, B. Bank, and A. Carini, “A Novel Approach for Prototype Extraction in a Multipoint Equalization Procedure,” Proceedings of 136th Audio Engineering Society Convention, April 26-29, 2014, Berlin, Germany, http://www.aes.org/e-lib/browse.cfm?elib=17195

[C54]  G. Alessandroni, L.C. Klopfenstein, S. Delpriori, M. Dromedari, G. Luchetti, B.D. Paolini, A. Seraghiti, E. Lattanzi, V. Freschi, A. Carini, A. Bogliolo, “SmartRoadSense: Collaborative road surface condition monitoring,” Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Mobile Ubiquitous Computing, Systems, Services and Technologies, UBICOMM 2014, 24-28 Aug. 2014, Rome, Italy, pp. 210-215

[C55]  A. Carini, S. Cecchi, L. Romoli, and G. L. Sicuranza, “Perfect Periodic Sequences for Legendre Nonlinear Filters,” Proceedings of the 22nd European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2014), 1-5 Sept. 2014, Lisbon, Portugal, pp. 2400 – 2404

[C56]  S. Cecchi, L. Romoli, M. Gasparini, A. Carini and F. Bettarelli, “An Adaptive Multichannel Identification System for Room Response Equalization,” Proceedings of ECAI 2015 International Conference, Electronics, Computers and Artificial Intelligence, 25-27 June, 2015, Bucharest, Romania, pp. AF-17 - AF-21

[C57]  A. Carini, S. Cecchi, and L. Romoli, “Room impulse response estimation using perfect sequences for Legendre nonlinear filters,” Proceedings of the 23nd European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2015), 31 Aug. - 4 Sept. 2015, Nice, France

[C58]  G. L. Sicuranza and A. Carini, “Least-square approximation of second-order nonlinear systems using quasi-perfect periodic sequences,” Proceedings of the 23nd European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2015), 31 Aug. - 4 Sept. 2015, Nice, France, pp. 689-693

[C59]  G. Alessandroni, A. Carini, E. Lattanzi and A. Bogliolo, “Sensing Road Roughness via Mobile Devices: a Study on Speed Influence,” Proceedings of 9th Int'l Symposium on Image and Signal Processing and Analysis, ISPA 2015, Sep. 7-9, 2015, Zagreb, Croatia

[C60]   A. Carini, L. Romoli, S. Cecchi and S. Orcioni, “Perfect Periodic Sequences for Nonlinear Wiener Filters,” Proceedins of 24th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2016), 29 Aug. - 02 Sept. 2016, Budapest, Hungary

[C61]   A. Carini And G.L. Sicuranza, “Recursive Functional Link Polynomial Filters: an Introduction,” Proceedins of 24th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2016), 29 Aug. - 02 Sept. 2016, Budapest, Hungary

 

 

INVITED PUBLICATIONS IN CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS:

[C62]  A. Carini, “The Road of an Acoustic Echo Controller for Mobile Telephony from Product Definition Till Production,” Proceedings of IWAENC 2001, International Workshop on Acoustic Echo and Noise Control, September 10-13 2001, Darmstadt, Germany.

[C63]  G. L. Sicuranza and  A. Carini, “Compensation of memoryless nonlinearities for active noise control applications” Proceedings of 3rd International Symposium on Communications, Control and Signal Processing (ISCCSP 2008), March 12–14, 2008, Malta.

[C64]  Ermindo Lanfrancotti and Alberto Carini, “Non-invasive analysis by ultraviolet radiation of ancient manuscripts on parchment support for the detection of faded or no longer visible writings”, in Alessandra Molinari / Michael Dallapiazza (Hg.), Mittelalterphilologien heute. Eine Standortbestimmung. Teil 1: Die germanischen Philologien. Koenigshausen & Neumann, 2015; Conference: Mittelalterphilologien heute, Urbino, 2-4 December 2013.

 

REFEREE OR CO-REFEREE FOR THE FOLLOWING LAUREA THESIS:

[1]      Andrea Fermo, “Cancellazione d’Eco Nonlineare a Bassa Complessità per Telefonia Cellulare” (“Low Complexity Nonlinear Echo Cancellation for Cellular Telephony”), University of Trieste, 16 June 1999.

[2]      Maria Francesca Tammaro, “Cancellazione d’Eco Acustico in Sottobande per Applicazioni in Telefonia Veicolare” (“Subband Acoustic Echo Cancellation for Vehicular Telephony Applications”), University of Trieste, 23 February 2000.

[3]      Stefano Zago, “Cancellazione congiunta dell'eco acustico e del rumore per telefonia cellulare "viva-voce"” (Joint acoustic echo cancellation and noise control for hands-free cellular telephony), University of Trieste, 21 February 2001.

[4]      Piero Calucci, “Algoritmi Adattativi nel Dominio della Frequenza per la Cancellazione dell’Eco Acustico per Applicazioni di Telefonia Mobile” (“Frequency domain adaptive algorithms for acoustic echo cancellation in mobile telephony applications”), University of Trieste, 9 April 2001.

[5]      Silvia Malatini, “Progetto e implementazione su logiche programmabili di un sistema per il controllo attivo del rumore” (“Design and implementation on programmable logic devices of an active noise control system”), University of Urbino, 21 February 2007.

[6]      Michele Bellagamba, “Progettazione ed implementazione di un coprocessore per il controllo attivo del rumore: architettura software” (“Design and implementation of a coprocessor for active noise control: software architecture”), University of Urbino, 10 July 2007.

[7]      Domenico Ciraudo, “Progettazione ed implementazione di un coprocessore per il controllo attivo del rumore: architettura hardware” (“Design and implementation of a coprocessor for active noise control: hardware architecture”), University of Urbino, 10 July 2007.

[8]      Giacomo Lucarelli, “Strutture nonlineari efficienti su logiche programmabili per il controllo attivo del rumore” (“Efficient nonlinear structures for active noise control on programmable logic devices”), University of Urbino, 10 July 2007.

[9]         Alessandro Pierandrei, “Progetto ed implementazione su logiche programmabili di un sistema di controllo dell’eco acustica” (“Design and implementation on programmable logic devices of an acoustic echo control system”), University of Urbino, 20 October 2009.

[10]     Andrea Giavoli, “Tecniche di digital audio restoration: metodi di rilevamento ed elaborazione dei click” (“Digital audio restoration techniques: methods for click detection and processing”), University of Urbino, 18 October 2011.

[11]     Pietro Bagordo, “Confronto tra due famiglie di processori per l’elaborazione del segnale” (“Comparison of two families of digital signal processors”), University of Urbino,

[12]     Brendan Dominic Paolini, “Sintesi della chitarra elettrica tramite wavetable synthesis” (“Synthesis of an electric guitar by means of wavetable systhesis), University of Urbino, 28 February 2013

[13]     Emanuele Mandoloni, “Accelerazione di algoritmi di post-processing in ambiente CUDA” (“Acceleration of post-processing algorithms in CUDA environment”), University of Urbino, 10 July 2013

[14]     Fabio Quatrini, “Brain computer interface: sviluppo di un sistema di comunicazione attraverso il dispositivo mindset” (“Brain computer interface: development of a communcation system using mindset device”), University of Urbino, 14 February 2013

[15]     Edoardo Rosa, “Compilazione efficiente di algoritmi di modelli numerici meteorologici con coprocessore CUDA” (“Efficient compilation of numerical meteorological models algorithms with CUDA coprocessor”), University of Urbino, 4 October 2013

[16]     Ermindo Lanfrancotti, “Rilevamento mediante raggi UV ed elaborazione delle immagini di scritture sbiadite in manoscritti antichi su supporto pergamenaceo” (“UV ray detection and image processing of faded writings in ancient parchment manuscripts”), University of Urbino, 4 October 2013

[17]     Alessandro Cosmi, “Gestione e controllo degli accessi”, (“Access control and management”), University of Urbino, 6 July 2016

[18]     Diego Zazzeroni, “Smart Grid”, University of Urbino, 29 September 2016