ISSIA CNR – Bari
Arcangelo Distante received the degree in Computer Science from the University of Bari (Italy) in 1976. He joined the National Nuclear Physics Institute until 1983 where he worked on various theoretical and computation aspects of 3D reconstruction and pattern recognition of nuclear events. From 1984 to 2002 he was director of the Institute for Signal and Image Processing (IESI) of Italian National Research Council (CNR). From 2002 to 2012 he was director of the Institute of Intelligent Systems fo Automation (ISSIA). Currently he is associate researcher at the Institute of Intelligent System for Automation. His research deals with computer vision, pattern recognition, machine learning, neural computation, robot navigation and architectures for computer vision.