Dr Fabio Verdicchio

Dr Fabio Verdicchio
Dr Fabio Verdicchio

Dr Fabio Verdicchio

Lecturer

About
University of Aberdeen, King's College, Fraser Noble building (room 366, 3rd floor, east wing), Aberdeen, AB24 3UE, United Kingdom

Biography

I graduated (summa cum laude) in Electronic Engineering at Universita degli Studi Federico II, Naples, Italy, in 2002 and received my PhD in Applied Sciences from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium, in 2007.

I've been a visiting researcher at the Electronic Engineering Dept. of the Queen Mary University of London, May-Nov. 2007, and with ST Microlectronics, Milan, Italy, Dec. 2007-March 2008.

During March 2008 - July 2010 I've been a Research Associate with the Communications and Information Systems Group, within the Electronic and Electrical Engineering Dept. of the University College London, London, UK.

Since August 2010 I'm a Lecturer with the Electronics and Optical Engineering research group of the University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK.

Research

Research Overview

• Signal processing and Information theory.

• Systems for incremental computation of multimedia processing tasks.

• Distributed communication systems and peer-to-peer networks.

• Multimedia transmission over unreliable packet-based networks (WLANs, multi-hop wireless networks, the Internet).

• Adaptive spatio-temporal decompositions of signals.

• Scalable coding and rate-distortion modeling of compressed video signals.

• Video/Image coding standards.

Current Research

Systems for distributed sensing, computing and communication. Foreseen applications include:

  • Real-time cooperative distribution of multimedia content over wireless links to integrate/replace centralized wired infrastructure, e.g. in rural areas or in case of catastrophic events (floods, earthquakes).

  • Self-organized monitoring of remote locations, including both bounded (e.g. oil rigs) and unbounded areas (e.g. coastlines and rivers), for early-warning procedures.

  • On-board vehicular acquisition, processing and transmission of data aimed at performance optimization (multi-channel telemetry).

Multiview Image and Video Processing. Foreseen applications include:

  • Coding and transmission of correlated image/video sources (e.g. different views of the same object/scene).

  • Image super-resolution (e.g. via interpolation of several low-resolution images).

  • Estimation of 3D information from multiple 2D views (i.e. synthesis of 3D video).

Collaborations

 Academic Partners

• Collaboration, during the PhD studies in Belgium, with Prof. Guy Leduc of the University of Liege resulted in joint work on channel coding, and collaboration with the University of Ghent resulted in joint work with Prof I. Moerman on robust image and video coding and with Prof H. De Smet on integrated decoding and display technologies.

• On going collaboration with Prof. van der Schaar, head of the Multimedia Communications and Systems Lab of the University of California Los Angeles (USA), on theoretical aspects of peer-to-peer video streaming and with Dr. Yiannis Andreopoulos of the University College London on operational refinement of computation for multimedia coding systems. 


Industrial Partners

• Collaboration, during the PhD studies in Belgium, with the Interuniversity Microelectronics Center (IMEC, www.imec.be) on FPGA implementations of video decoding devices.

• Past and ongoing collaboration with the Advanced System Technology (AST) division of ST Microelectronics (www.st.com), Milan, Italy, aimed at practical deployment of video streaming technologies.

 

Teaching

Teaching Responsibilities

Academic year 2010-11, Course Coordinator & Lecturer: EG40GA Computer and Software Engineering.
Academic year 2010-11, Course Coordinator & Lecturer: EG5563 Electrical Systems for Renewable Energy.
Publications

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  • Embedded multiple-description coding of video

    Verdicchio, F., Munteanu, A., Gavrilescu, A., Cornelis, J., Schelkens, P.
    IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, vol. 15, no. 10, pp. 3114-3130
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Multiple description coding versus transport layer FEC for resilient video transmission

    Soldani, C., Leduc, G., Verdicchio, F., Munteanu, A.
    Contributions to Conferences: Papers
  • Error-resilient video coding using motion compensated temporal filtering and embedded multiple description scalar quantizers

    Verdicchio, F., Munteanu, A., Gavrilescu, A., Cornelis, J., Schelkens, P.
    Contributions to Conferences: Papers
  • Constant quality video coding using video content analysis

    Overmeire, L., Nachtergaele, L., Verdicchio, F., Barbarien, J., Schelkens, P.
    Signal Processing: Image Communication, vol. 20, no. 4, pp. 315-342
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Motion and texture rate-allocation for prediction-based scalable motion-vector coding

    Barbarien, J., Munteanu, A., Verdicchio, F., Andreopoulos, Y., Cornelis, J., Schelkens, P.
    Signal Processing: Image Communication, vol. 20, no. 4, pp. 315-342
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Constant quality rate-control for video encoding based on activity segmentation

    Overmeire, L., Verdicchio, F., Barbarien, J., Schelkens, P., Nachtergaele, L.
    Contributions to Conferences: Papers
  • Resilience in scalable video coding using embedded multiple description scalar quantization: contributions to standardization effort ISO/IEC JTC1/SC29/WG11 - MPEG Report M11236

    Verdicchio, F., Munteanu, A., Gavrilescu, A., Cornelis, J., Schelkens, P.
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    Other Contributions: Other Contributions
  • Scalable motion vector coding

    Barbarien, J., Munteanu, A., Verdicchio, F., Andreopoulos, Y., Cornelis, J., Schelkens, P.
    Contributions to Conferences: Papers
  • Scalable motion vector coding

    Barbarien, J., Munteanu, A., Verdicchio, F., Andreopoulos, Y., Cornelis, J., Schelkens, P.
    Electronics Letters, vol. 40, no. 15, pp. 932-934
    Contributions to Journals: Letters
  • Prediction-based scalable motion vector coding: contributions to standardization effort ISO/IEC JTC1/SC29/WG11 - MPEG Report M11016

    Barbarien, J., Munteanu, A., Verdicchio, F., Andreopoulos, Y., Cornelis, J., Schelkens, P.
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