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Enrico Pagello is currently a Full Professor of Computer Science, and a member of the Doctorate School in Information Engineering, at the Faculty of Engineering, University of Padua. He is also a Founding Director of the Intelligent Autonomous System Laboratory (IAS-Lab), since 1999, at the Dept. of Information Engineering of University of Padua.
He is a part-time Senior Associate Scientist at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering of the Italian Research Council (ISIB-CNR) since 1983, and a Founding Partner, since 2005, of IT+Robotics Srl, a Spin-off Industrial Company co-participated by the University of Padua, for developing industrial innovative products in the area of industrial automation, mobile robotics, video surveillance and small personal robots.
In 2009 he has been elected Fellow of the School of Engineering at The University of Tokyo.
Prof. Pagello received in 1972 his "Laurea in Ingegneria Elettronica" at Padua University. From 1973 till 1976 he has been a Junior Fellow, at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering of the Italian Research Council (ISIB-CNR), where he became an Associate Scientist in 1976. Then, in 1983 he moved to the University of Padua, as an Associate Professor of Computer Science of the Faculty of Engineering, where he became a Full Professor in 2002.
During the academic year 1977-78, he was a Visiting Scholar for one full year at the Lab. of Artificial Intelligence of Stanford University (USA).
In Nov. 1991, he was a Visiting Associate Prof. at Keio University (in Yokohama - Japan), where in May and June 2005, he was a Visiting Full Professor, and where he was a JSPS Fellow from March 2008 till August 2008. In May and June 1994, 1996, 1997, 1999, and 2001, he was a Visiting Scientist at the Dept. of Precision Machinery Engineering of the University of Tokyo, where he was a JSPS Fellow from February 2004 till July 2004. He has also a cooperation with Osaka University. He has also been an Invited Professor at the University of Shanghai Jiao-Tong (PR-China) in October 1989, and in May 2001, and at Escola Politecnica de Universidade de Sao Paulo (Brazil) in June 2009.
He lectured in many Italian and foreign Universities, among which Edinburgh 1973 (Great Britain), Glushkov Inst. of Cybernetics 1988 (Ucraina), Hokkaido 1989 and 2004, Keio 1991, 2005, 2006, and 2008, Nagasaki 1999, Osaka 2004, Toyo 2006, and Tokyo 1994, 1996, 1997, 1999 and 2004, (Japan), Shanghai Jiao-Tong 1989 and 1991, and University of Science and Technology of China, in Hefei 2007 (PR-China), Winsconsin-Madison 1993 (USA), Sao Paulo 2009 (Brazil). In 2004 he was an Invited Speaker at the 14th National Conference of the French Association of Artificial Intelligence.
He has been a Chair of the Working Group on Robotics (GLR) of the Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence (AIIA) from 1992 till 1998, a Vice-President of the Italian Association of Robotics and Automation (SIRI) from 2000 till 2006, and a Vice-President of the International RoboCup Federation from 2000 till 2004. He is now a President of the International Society for Intelligent and Autonomous Systems (IAS-Society) since 2004.
Prof. Pagello has been active in the research fields of Robot Programming Languages and Environment, Robot Motion Planning, Robot Task and Assembly Planning, Robot Simulators, Multi-Robot Systems, Mobile Robotics, Navigation and Localization Systems, and Humanoids Robotics, and he has co-authored more than 200 publications.
He has been both the local Principal Investigator of Research Projects granted by the European Community (EU), by the Italian Minister of University Education and Scientific Research (MIUR) and the Italian National Energy Agency (ENEA), and a National Coordinator of Research Projects, granted by the Italian Research Council CNR).
He has been a General Chair of the Sixth International Conference on Intelligent and Autonomous Systems (IAS-6) held in Venice in 2000, a General Chair of the Seventh International RoboCup-2003 Competitions and Symposium held in Padua in 2003, a General Co-Chair of the International Workshops on Soccer Humanoids Robots held in Genua in 2006, in Pittsburgh in 2007, and in Paris in 2009, and a General Chair of the First International Conference on Simulation, Modeling, and Programming for Autonomous Robots (SIMPAR-2008) held in Venice in 2008.
He is a Co-Editor of four International Books: "Intelligent Autonomous Systems 6", published by IOS Press in 2000, "RoboCup-99: Robot Soccer World Cup III", published by Springer in 2000, "Balancing Reactivity and Social Deliberation in Multi-Agent Systems", published by Springer in 2001, e "Simulation, Modeling, and Programming for Autonomous Robots, published by Springer in 2008.
He has been a Co-Editor of four Special Issues of International Journals: on “Intelligent Autonomous Systems” for Robotics and Autonomous Systems, in 2000; on “Multi-robot Systems” for IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, in 2002; on “Humanoid Soccer Robots” for Int. Journal of Humanoid Robotics, in 2008; and on “Advances in Autonomous Robots for Service and Entertainment”, for Robotics and Autonomous Systems, in 2010.
He has been an Associate Editor of the AI Communications, from 1992 to 1997, of the IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, from 1997 to 2000, and of Robotics and Autonomous Systems since January 2001 up to now.
List of Selected Recent Publications
International Journal Papers of the last ten years
M. Gini, K. Ohnishi and E. Pagello Editorial - Advances in autonomous robots for service and entertainment, ROBOTICS AND AUTONOMOUS SYSTEMS Vol. 58, Iss. 7, 31 July 2010, pp. 829-832
A. Farinelli, H. Fujii, N. Tomoyasu, M. Takahashi, A. D'Angelo, E. Pagello Cooperative control through objective achievement ROBOTICS AND AUTONOMOUS SYSTEMS Vol. 58, Iss. 7, 31 July 2010, pp. 910-920
N. Greggio, E. Menegatti, G. Silvestri, E. Pagello Simulation of Small Humanoid Robots for Soccer Domain, JOURNAL OF THE FRANKLIN INSTITUTE, Volume 346, Issue 5, June 2009, Pages 500-519
F. Dalla Libera, T. Minato, I. Fasel, H. Ishiguro, E. Pagello, E. Menegatti A new paradigm of humanoid robot motion programming based on touch interpretation ROBOTICS AND AUTONOMOUS SYSTEMS, Volume 57 , Issue 8 (July 2009) pp. 846-859
S. Carpin, Pagello E. (2009). An experimental study of distributed robot coordination. ROBOTICS AND AUTONOMOUS SYSTEMS, vol. 57; p. 129-133,
E. Menegatti, Aneloni G., Wright M., Pagello, E..The spatial semantic hierarchy implemented with an omnidirectional vision system. CYBERNETIC AND SYSTEMS issn: 0196-9722, Volume 39, Number 4, May 2008, pp. 443-466
A. D'Angelo, Pagello E., H. Yuasa Issues on Autonomous Agents from a Roboticle Perspective. JOURNAL OF INTELLIGENT & ROBOTIC SYSTEMS, vol. 52, 2008, p. 389-416,
C. Zhou, Pagello E. Editorial: Humanoid Soccer Robots. INT. JOURNAL OF HUMANOID ROBOTICS, vol. 5; 2008, p. 331-334,
E. Menegatti, G. Silvestri, Pagello E., N. Greggio, A. Cisternino, F. Mazzanti, R. Sorbello, A. Chella 3D Models of humanoid soccer robot in USARSim and robotics studio simulators. INT. JOURNAL OF HUMANOID ROBOTICS, vol. 5, 2008, p. 523-546,
S. Carpin, M. Kallmann, Pagello E. The challenge of motion planning for soccer playing humanoid robots. INT. JOURNAL OF HUMANOID ROBOTICS, vol. 5, 2008, p. 481-499,
E. Menegatti, G. Gatto, Pagello E., T. Minato, H. Ishiguro Robot localisation enhanced by a distributed vision system in dynamic environments. SENSOR REVIEW, vol. 28, 2008, p. 222-228-228,
E. Menegatti, Simionato C., Tonello S., Cicirelli G., Distante A., Ishiguro H., Pagello E. Knowledge propagation in a distributed omnidirectional vision system. JOURNAL OF INTELLIGENT & FUZZY SYSTEMS, vol. 18, 2007 p. 217-232
C. Mirolo, Carpin S., Pagello E. Incremental convex minimization for computing collision translations of convex polyhedra. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ROBOTICS, vol. 23, 2007, pp. 403-415
E. Menegatti, M. Cavasin, E. Mumolo, M. Nolich, E. Pagello Combining Audio and Video Surveillance with a Mobile Robot INT JOURNAL ON ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TOOLS, Vol. 16, No. 2, 2007, pp. 377-398
E. Pagello, D'Angelo A, Menegatti E. Cooperation issues and distributed sensing for multirobot systems. PROCEEDINGS OF THE IEEE. Vol. 94, 2006, pp. 1370-1383
E. Menegatti, A. Pretto, A. Scarpa, E. Pagello Omnidirectional vision scan matching for robot localization in dynamic environments IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ROBOTICS Vol: 22, Iss: 3, June 2006, pages 523- 535
E. Menegatti, M. Zoccarato, E. Pagello and H. Ishiguro Image-Based Monte-Carlo Localisation with Omnidirectional Images ROBOTICS AND AUTONOMOUS SYSTEMS, Vol. 48, 2004, pp. 17-30
E. Pagello, E. Menegatti, D. Polani, A. Bredenfel, P. Costa, T. Christaller, A. Jacoff, M. Riedmiller, A. Saffiotti, E. Sklar, T. Tomoichi RoboCup-2003: New Scientific andTechnical Advances AI MAGAZINE, American Association for Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) Vol. 25, No. 2, Summer 2004, pp. 81-98
E. Pagello E., A. D'Angelo, C. Ferrari, R. Polesel, R. Rosati, A. Speranzon Performing Cooperative Tasks through Multi-robot Emergent Behaviors. ADVANCED ROBOTICS. Vol. 17, 2003, pp. 3-19
C. Mirolo, E. Pagello A New Cell-Subdivision Approach to Plan Free Translations in Cluttered Environments. JOURNAL OF INTELLIGENT AND ROBOTIC SYSTEMS. Vol. 38, 2003, pp. 5-30
S. Carpin, C. Ferrari, E. Pagello Map Focus: a way to reconcile reactivity and deliberation in multi-robot systems ROBOTICS AND AUTONOMOUS SYSTEMS, Vol. 41, No. 4, December 2002, pp. 245-255
T. Arai, L. Parker, E. Pagello Editorial: Advances in Multi-robot Systems IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION, Vol 18, No. 5, October 2002, pp. 655-661
E. Pagello, T. Arai, R. Dillmann, A. Stentz Editorial - Towards the Intelligent Autonomous Systems of the Third Millennium ROBOTICS AND AUTONOMOUS SYSTEMS, Volume 40, No. 2-3, August 2002, pp. 63-68
Co-Editorhips of Special Issues of International Journals
M. Gini, K. Ohnishi and E. Pagello (Guest Eds.), Special Issue on Advances in Autonomous Robots for Service and Entertainment, ROBOTICS AND AUTONOMOUS SYSTEMS Vol. 58, Iss. 7, 31 July 2010
C. Zhou, Pagello E. (Guest Eds): Humanoid Soccer Robots INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HUMANOID ROBOTICS, vol. 5, 2008
T. Arai, L. Parker, E. Pagello (Guest Eds): Multi-robot Systems. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION, Vol 18, No. 5, October 2002
E. Pagello, T. Arai, R. Dillmann, A. Stentz (Guest Eds.), Special Issue on Intelligent Autonomous Systems – 6 ROBOTICS AND AUTONOMOUS SYSTEMS, Volume 40, No. 2-3, August 2002
Co-Editorships of Books
S. Carpin, I. Noda, E. Pagello, M. Reggiani, O. von Stryk (Eds.). Simulation, Modeling, and Programming for Autonomous Robots First International Conference, SIMPAR 2008. Lecture Notes in Artiﬁcial Intelligence (LNAI), Vol. No. 5325, Springer-Verlag, 2008
M. Hannebauer, E. Pagello, J. Wendler (Eds): Balancing Reactivity and Social Deliberation in Multi-Agent Systems. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI), Vol. No. 2103, Springer 2001
E. Pagello, F. Groen, T. Arai, R. Dillmann, and A. Stentz (Eds.), Intelligent Autonomous Systems – 6. IOS Press, 2000
M. Veloso, E. Pagello, H. Kitano (Eds.), RoboCup-99: Robot Soccer World Cup III.
Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI), Vol. No. 1856, Springer, 2000.
Selected peer-reviewed Proceedings Papers of the last five years
M. Sartori, D. G. Lloyd, M. Reggiani, and E. Pagello Fast Operation of Anatomical and Stiff Tendon Neuromuscular Models in EMG-driven Modeling. 2010 IEEE/RAS International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA-2010), Anchorage Convention District May 3-8, 2010, Anchorage, Alaska, USA, pp. 2228-2234
M. Takahashi, T. Suzuki, F. Cinquegrani, R. Sorbello, and E. Pagello. A Mobile Robot for Transport Applications in Hospital Domain with Safe Human Detection Algorithm. Proceedings of 2009 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO 2009), Guilin, Guangxi, China, December 19-23, 2009,
M. Sartori, D. G. Lloyd, M. Reggiani, and E. Pagello A Stiff Tendon Neuromusculoskeletal Model of the Knee. Proceedings of 2009 IEEE Workshop on Advanced Robotics and its Social Impacts (ARSO-2009), Tokyo, Japan, November 23-25, 2009, pp. 132-138
F. DallaLibera, T. Minato, H. Ishiguro, A. Ferreira, E. Pagello, E. Menegatti. Humanoid motion representation by sensory state transitions. Proceedings of 6th Latin American Robotics Symposium (LARS 2009), Valparaiso, Chile, October 29-30, 2009. pp. 1543-1548
E. Menegatti, A. Zanella, S. Zilli, F. Zorzi, E. Pagello Range-only SLAM with a Mobile Robot and a Wireless Sensor Networks Proceedings of IEEE/RAS International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA-2009), Kobe, Japan, May 12-17, 2009. pp. 8-14
A. Pretto, E. Menegatti, M. Bennewitz, W. Burgard, E. Pagello A Visual Odometry Framework Robust to Motion Blur. Proceedings of IEEE/RAS International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA-2009), Kobe (Japan), May 12-17, 2009, pp. 2250-2257
A. Pretto, E. Menegatti, E. Pagello, M. Takahashi, T. Suzuki. Visual Odometry for an Omnidirectional-drive Robot. 6th International Symposium on Mechatronics and its Applications (ISMA-09) Sharjiah, UAE, March 23-26, 2009
A. D’Angelo, T. Funato, Pagello E. Motion Control of Dense Robot Colony Using Thermodynamics In Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems 8 (DARS-2008). Asama, H., Kurokawa, H., Ota, J., Sekiyama, K. (Eds.) Springer 2009, pp. 85-96
F. DallaLibera, T. Minato, H. Ishiguro, Pagello E., Menegatti E. Developing Robot Motions by Simulated Touch Sensors. In: Simulation, Modeling, and Programming for Autonomous Robots (SIMPAR-2008). Venice (Italy), November 3-6, 2008, BERLIN: Springer, vol. 5325, p. 246-257
M. Sartori, G. Chemello, M. Reggiani and E. Pagello. Control of a Virtual Leg via EMG Signals from Four Thigh Muscles. Proc. of the 10th Int. Conf. on Intelligent Autonomous Systems (IAS-10), Baden Baden, Germany, LNAI 5120, Springer 2008.
F. DallaLibera, T. Minato, I. Fasel, H. Ishiguro, E. Menegatti, E. Pagello Teaching by touching: an intuitive method for development of humanoid robot motions IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids 2007) December 2007, Pittsburg, USA,CD-ROM
A. Pretto, E. Menegatti, E. Pagello Reliable Features Matching for Humanoid Robots IEEE-RAS int. Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids 2007) December 2007, Pittsburg, USA
M. Bordignon, E. Pagello, A. Saffiotti. An Inexpensive, Off-The-Shelf Platform for Networked Embedded Robotics. Proc. of the Int. Conf. on Robot Communication and Coordination (RoboComm-2007). Athens, Greece, Oct. 2007
S. Carpin, C. Mirolo, E. Pagello Exploring Different Coherence Dimensions to Answer Proximity Queries for Convex Polyhedra Proc. of IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation, (ICRA-2007), Rome (Italy), April 2007 pp 3023-3028
N. Greggio, G. Silvestri, E. Menegatti, E. Pagello A realistic simulation of a humanoid robot in USARSim Proc. of the Fourth Int. Symposium on Mechatronics and its Applications (ISMA07), Sharjah, UAE, March 26-29, 2007
S. Carpin, C. Mirolo, E. Pagello A performance comparison of three algorithms for proximity queries relative to convex polyhedra. Proc. of IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation, (ICRA 2006), Orlando (USA), April 2006
A. D’Angelo, E. Pagello From mobility to autopoiesis: acquiring environmental information to deliver commands to the effectors in T. Arai, R. Pfeifer, T. R. Balch, H. Yokoi (Eds.): Intelligent Autonomous Systems 9 - IAS-9, Proc. of the 9th Int. Conference on Intelligent Autonomous Systems (IAS-9), Tokyo, Japan, March 7-9, 2006. IOS Press 2006, pp. 640-647
S. Carpin, E. Pagello An experimental study of distributed robot coordination in T. Arai, R. Pfeifer, T. R. Balch, H. Yokoi (Eds.): Intelligent Autonomous Systems 9 - IAS-9. IOS Press 2006, pp. 199-206
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