Patents & Publications

We are passionate about research. We did a considerable amount of it during our academic careers and we continue to do it.
Here you can find the results of our care, combined with over 20 years’ experience in industry and medical imaging.


Patents

Industrial

  • M. Roffilli : "Method for estimating measurable properties in a three-dimensional volume of material", PCT/IB2019/054072, 2019, applicant BIORETICS SRL
  • M. Roffilli : "Metodo per la stima di proprietà misurabili in un volume tridimensionale di materiale", Italian Patent n. 102018000005488, 2018, applicant BIORETICS SRL
  • M. Roffilli : "A method for automatic search for zones of interest in digital images of biological origin", 2017, WO/2017/072685, applicant BIORETICS SRL
  • S. Crociani, E. Prosapio, R. Prosapio,M. Roffilli : "An apparatus for measuring fruit and vegetable products; in particular defective fruit and vegetable products", WO/2017/072693, applicant SER.MAC SRL
  • S. Crociani, E. Prosapio, M. Roffilli : "An apparatus for detecting damaged fruit and vegetable product", WO/2018/002841, applicant SER.MAC SRL

Life Sciences/Medical Imaging

  • M. Roffilli , E. Iampieri, E. Angelini, M. Masotti, Brevetto Italiano n. BO2006A200, “Metodo, e relativa apparecchiatura, per la ricerca automatica di zone di interesse in immagini digitali”, applicant ARCADIA LAB SRL, March 20th 2006
  • M. Roffilli , E. Iampieri, E. Angelini, M. Masotti, Pending European Patent (not maintained) n. 07005457.2-1225, “Method and corresponding apparatus for automatically searching for zones of interest in digital images”, applicant ARCADIA LAB SRL, May 9th 2007
  • R. Campanini, M. Roffilli , N. Lanconelli: United States Patent Application 10/231,800 “Method, and corresponding apparatus, for automatic detection of regions of interest in digital images of biological tissue”, applicant Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna, December 16th 2002
  • R. Campanini, M. Roffilli , N. Lanconelli: Pending European Patent n. 02027970.9-2218 “Automatic detection of region of interest in digital images of biological tissue”, applicant University of Bologna, December 13th 2002
  • R. Campanini, M. Roffilli , N. Lanconelli: Brevetto Italiano n. BO2001A000763 “Metodo, e relativa apparecchiatura, per la ricerca automatica di zone di interesse in immagini digitali di tessuto biologico”, applicant Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna, December 14th 2001

Publications

Industrial/Other

  • O. Schiaratura, P. Ansaloni, G. Lughi, M. Neri, M. Roffilli, F. Serpi, A. Simonetto: “SoC based pattern recognition for Non Destructive Testing system”, International Workshop on Machine learning, Optimization and big Data (MOD 2015), July 21-23 2015
  • B. Bois, A. Volta, G. Lughi, M. Roffilli…: “GIS, mechanistic modelling and ontology: a performing mix for precision and sustainable viticulture”, Proc. of 37h World Congress of Vine and Wine, Mendoza, Argentina, November 9-14 2014
  • P. Ansaloni, G. Bollini, MC. Nannetti, M. Roffilli: “Realizzazione di un plugin open source per QGIS per il calcolo degli indicatori di VAS del PTPR della Regione Emilia-Romagna”, Proc. of 18a Conferenza Nazionale ASITA – Federazione delle Associazioni Scientifiche per le Informazioni Territoriali e Ambientali, October 2014
  • M. Roffilli: “Simulazioni di traffico veicolare e modello radiativo: una interpretazione congiunta”, Proc. of 16a Conferenza Nazionale ASITA – Federazione delle Associazioni Scientifiche per le Informazioni Territoriali e Ambientali, November 2012, ISBN 978-88-903132-7-1
  • E. Cerri and M. Roffilli: “Un sistema quantitativo a supporto delle decisioni per la pianificazione territoriale: il caso Unione dei Comuni del Rubicone”, Proc. of 16a Conferenza Nazionale ASITA – Federazione delle Associazioni Scientifiche per le Informazioni Territoriali e Ambientali, November 2012, ISBN 978-88-903132-7-1

Life Sciences/Medical Imaging

  • Irene Costantini, Giacomo Mazzamuto, Annunziatina Laurino, Erica Lazzeri, Leonardo Sacconi, Mattia Neri, Andrea Simonetto, Bioretics Srl (Italy); M. Roffilli, Bioretics srl (Italy); Ludovico Silvestri, Francesco S. Pavone:"Three-dimensional analysis of human brain cytoarchitectonics by means of a SWITCH/TDE-combined clearing method" - SPIE European Conference, Munich, Session 2:Neurophotonics, 26 June 2019
  • Giacomo Mazzamuto, Francesco Orsini, Matteo Roffilli, Bioretics srl (Italy),Francesco S. Pavone, Ludovico Silvestri,: "Deep learning strategies for scalable analysis of high-resolution brain imagery"- SPIE European Conference, Munich, Session 2:Neurophotonics, 26 June 2019, published in the SPIE Digital Library (https://www.spiedigitallibrary.org/conference-proceedings-of-spie/11076/2527055/Deep-learning-strategies-for-scalable-analysis-of-high-resolution-brain/10.1117/12.2527055.short?SSO=1)
  • G. Mazzamuto, L. Silvestri, I. Costantini, F. Orsini, M. Roffilli, P. Frasconi, L. Sacconi, and F.S. Pavone, "Software Tools for Efficient Processing of High-Resolution 3D Images of Macroscopic Brain Samples" in Biophotonics Congress: Biomedical Optics Congress 2018 (Microscopy/Translational/Brain/OTS), OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2018), paper JTh3A.64
  • G. Mazzamuto, L. Silvestri, I. Costantini, F. Orsini, M. Roffilli, P. Frasconi, and F.S. Pavone, "A software pipeline for efficient processing of 3D high-resolution microscopy images of large brain samples", 2nd HBP Student Conference - Transdisciplinary Research Linking Neuroscience, Brain Medicine and Com (HBPSC 2018), Ljubljana, 2018
  • Mazzamuto G., Costantini I., Neri M.,Roffilli M., Silvestri L., Pavone F.S. "Automatic Segmentation of Neurons in 3D Samples of Human Brain Cortex". In: Sim K., Kaufmann P. (eds) Applications of Evolutionary Computation. EvoApplications 2018. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 10784. Springer,2018
  • G. Mazzamuto, L. Silvestri, I. Costantini, F. Orsini, M. Roffilli, P. Frasconi, L. Sacconi, and F.S. Pavone, "Software tools for high-throughput stitching and processing of μm-resolution 3D images of brain samples", World 2017 Neuroscience Meeting, Washington D.C., 2017
  • I. Costantini, L. Silvestri, E. Lazzeri, V. Conti, C. Del Torto, G. Mazzamuto, M. Roffilli, L. Sacconi, R. Guerrini, F. S. Pavone, "Three-dimensional investigation of neuronal layer distribution in human brain cortex", World 2017 Neuroscience Meeting, Washington D.C., 2017
  • M.C. Pettenati and M. Roffilli, “A Computer Aided Diagnosis System for Large-scale Digital Pathology”, Proceedings of BIT 6th Annual World Cancer Congress (WCC-2013), Xian, China, May 23-25, 2013

Previous internship thesis

  • Castelli, Filippo Maria (2019) 3D CNN methods in biomedical image segmentation. [Laurea magistrale], Università di Bologna, Corso di Studio in Fisica
  • Camborata, Caterina (2019) Capsule networks: a new approach for brain imaging. [Laurea magistrale], Università di Bologna, Corso di Studio in Fisica
  • Barnabò, Andrea (2017) Machine learning techniques for mammography applications. [Laurea magistrale], Università di Bologna, Corso di Studio in Fisica
  • Nurrito, Eugenio (2016) Scattering networks: efficient 2D implementation and application to melanoma classification. [Laurea magistrale], Università di Bologna, Corso di Studio in Fisica
  • Mattia, Carmine (2016) Exploring CNNs: an application study on nuclei recognition task in colon cancer histology images. [Laurea magistrale], Università di Bologna, Corso di Studio in Fisica
  • Neri, Mattia (2014) Segmentazione di immagini mammografiche con convolutional neural networks. [Laurea magistrale], Università di Bologna, Corso di Studio in Fisica
  • Ansaloni, Pietro (2013) Analisi di immagini con trasformata Ranklet: ottimizzazioni computazionali su CPU e GPU. [Laurea magistrale], Università di Bologna, Corso di Studio in Informatica