Salvatore Frandina was born in Siena, Italy on 14th March 1985.

In 2015 he obtained a PhD in Information Engineering at Department of Information Engineering and Mathematical Science of University of Siena, Italy with a research line in Artificial Intelligence (adaptive systems for information processing), discussing a Thesis on “Developmental Visual Agent – Video Scene Semantic Labeling using Deep Learning and Learning from Constraints”.

In 2010 he graduated cum laude in Telecommunications Engineering (Master Degree) at the University of Siena, Italy, discussing a Thesis on “Videoconference for the Asterisk VoIP PBX: Study and Implementation.

In 2007 he graduated cum laude in Telecommunications Engineering (Bachelor Degree) at the University of Siena, Italy, discussing a Thesis on “Implementation on FPGA of a Control System for Increasing the Entropy of Random Bits Generator”.

Interest

  • Computer Vision:
  • Machine Learning:
  • Videoconference for Asterisk:
    • VoIP Protocols (SIP, IAX2, H.323);
    • AppConference, MCU media mixer, CONFIANCE, VMukti.
  • Segmentation of retinal vasculature:
    • Wavelets (Gabor and Morlet);
    • Supervised Classification (GMM, k-NN, LMSE, SVM);
    • Public Image Database (DRIVE, STARE).
  • Random Bits Generator:
    • Complexity Theory and Information Theory;
    • Random and Pseudo-Random Number Generators;
    • Cryptographic Algorithms;
    • Control system and FPGA.