Rosalia Maglietta is researcher at the Institute of Intelligent Systems for Automation, National Research Council since 2007. She received bachelor’s degree (2002) in Physics with full marks, Postgraduate Master Degree (2003) in Remote Sensing and PhD (2009) in Physics from the University of Bari. She is co-author of  52 papers in international journals  and conference. She is a member of the editorial board of the Computational Biology Journal and works as reviewer for many international journal and conferences. She participated as co-investigator of ISSIA-CNR in many scientific projects.
Her main research interests are in the fields of machine learning and data mining. Research topics include design and development of strategies for supervised and unsupervised learning, developing algorithms for 3D images segmentation, future extraction, learning models for imbalanced and big data, bioinformatics, computational biology.


  1. Rosalia Maglietta; Annalisa Milella; Massimo Caccia; Gabriele Bruzzone

    A vision-based system for robotic inspection of marine vessels, Signal, Image and Video Processing, 2017

  2. A. Maglietta, R. Maglietta, T. Staiano, R. Bertoni, N. Ancona, G. Marra, L. Resta.

    The Immune Landscapes of Polypoid and Nonpolypoid Precancerous Colorectal Lesions, PLOS ONE, Edited by Hiroshi Shiku, 11(7), 2016

  3. Maglietta, R.; Amoroso, N.; Boccardi, M.; Bruno, S.; Chincarini, A.; Frisoni, G. B.; Inglese, P.; Redolfi, A.; Tangaro, S.; Tateo, A.; Bellotti, R.

    Automated hippocampal segmentation in 3D MRI using random undersampling with boosting algorithm, Pattern Analysis and Applications, Vol. 19, Issue 2, 1 May 2016, Pages 579-591

  4. P. Inglese, N. Amoroso, M. Boccardi, M. Bocchetta, S. Bruno, A. Chincarini, R. Errico, G.B. Frisoni, R. Maglietta, A. Ridolfi, F. Sensi, S. Tangaro , A. Tateo, R. Bellotti and Alzheimer’s Disease

    'Multiple RF classifier for the hippocampus segmentation: Method and validation on EADC-ADNI Harmonized Hippocampal Protocol' Physica Medica (2015) pii: S1120-1797(15)00325-7; doi: 10.1016/j.ejmp.2015.08.003.

  5. R. Maglietta, N. Amoroso, M. Boccardi, S. Bruno, A. Chincarini, G.B. Frisoni, P. Inglese, A. Redolfi, S. Tangaro, A. Tateo, R. Bellotti and for the Alzheimers Disease Neuroimaging Initiative

    "Automated hippocampal segmentation in 3D MRI using random undersampling with boosting algorithm", Pattern Analysis and Applications (2015)

  6. O. Palmieri, G. Mazzoccoli, F. Bossa, R. Maglietta, O. Palumbo, N. Ancona, G. Corritore, T. Latiano, G. Martino, R. Rubino, G. Biscaglia, D. Scimeca, M. Carella, V. Annese, A. Andriulli, A. Latiano

    "Systematic analysis of circadian genes using genome-wide cDNA microarrays in the inflammatory bowel disease transcriptome", Chronobiology International (2015) 1-14

  7. A. D’Addabbo and R. Maglietta

    'Parallel Selective Sampling method for imbalanced and large data classification' accepted for publication in Pattern Recognition Letters (2015) 62:61-67; DOI:10.1016/j.patrec.2015.05.008

  8. O. Palmieri, T.M. Creanza, F. Bossa, O. Palumbo, R. Maglietta, N. Ancona, G. Corritore, T. Latiano. G. Martino, G. Biscaglia, D. Scimeca, M.P. De Petris, M. Carella, V. Annese, A. Andriulli, A. Latiano

    'Genome-wide Pathway Analysis using Gene Expression Data of Colonic Mucosa in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel disease' Inflamm Bowel Dis (2015) 6:1260-8

  9. S. Tangaro, N. Amoroso, M. Brescia, S. Cavuoti, A. Chincarini, R. Errico, P. Inglese, G. Longo, R. Maglietta, A. Tateo, G. Riccio, and R. Bellotti

    ‘Feature Selection based on Machine Learning in MRIs for Hippocampal Segmentation’ Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine (2015) vol. 2015, Article ID 814104, 10 pages, 2015. doi:10.1155/2015/814104

  10. S. Tangaro, N. Amoroso, M. Boccardi, S. Bruno, A. Chincarini, G. Ferraro, G.B. Frisoni, R. Maglietta, A. Redolfi, L. Rei, A. Tateo, R. Bellotti

    Alzheimers Disease Neuroimaging Initiative Automated voxel-by-voxel tissue classification for hippocampal segmentation: Methods and validation, Physica Medica (2014) DOI:10.1016/j.ejmp.2014.06.044

  11. R. Maglietta, R., Liuzzi, V.C., Cattaneo, E., Laczko, E., Piepoli, A., Panza, A., Carella, M., Palumbo, O., Staiano, T., Buffoli, F., Andriulli, A., Marra, G., Ancona, N.

    Molecular pathways undergoing dramatic transcriptomic changes during tumor development in the human colon, BMC Cancer, 12, art. no. 608, 2012

  12. Piepoli, A., Palmieri, O., Maglietta, R., Panza, A., Cattaneo, E., Latiano, A., Laczko, E., Gentile, A., Carella, M., Mazzoccoli, G., Ancona, N., Marra, G., Andriulli, A.

    The expression of leucine-rich repeat gene family members in colorectal cancer, Experimental Biology and Medicine, 237 (10), pp. 1123-1128, 2012

  13. Palmieri O, Latiano A, Maglietta R, Palumbo O, Corritore G, Latiano T, Martino G, Carella M, Ancona N, Bossa F, Andriulli A, Annese V

    Dissection of the Crohn's Disease Transcriptome of 71 Loci Using Genome- Wide Microarrays, Gastroenterology, 2011

  14. Palmieri O, Latiano A, Maglietta R, Fabrizio B, Scimeca D, Biscaglia G, Palumbo O, Carella M, Ancona N

    Whole-transcript human gene expression pathway analysis in Crohn's disease, Journal of Crohn's and colitis, 2011

  15. A. D’Addabbo, O. Palmieri, R. Maglietta, A.Latiano, S. Mukherjee, V. Annese, N.Ancona

    Discovering genetic variants in Crohn's disease by exploring genomic regions enriched of weak association signals, Digestive and Liver Disease, Vol. 43 (8), pp. 623-631, 2011

  16. Maglietta, R., Ancona, N.

    On classification of signals represented with data-dependent overcomplete dictionaries, International Journal of General Systems, 40 (8), pp. 854-882, 2011

  17. D’Addabbo, A., Palmieri, O., Maglietta, R., Latiano, A., Mukherjee, S., Annese, V., Ancona, N.

    Discovering genetic variants in crohn’s disease by exploring genomic regions enriched of weak association signals, Digestive and Liver Disease, 43 (8), pp. 623-631, 2011

  18. Palmieri, O., Latiano, A., Maglietta, R., Palumbo, O., Carella, M., Ancona, N., Bossa, F., Andriulli, A., Annese, V.

    Dissecting the mucosal expression of human leucine-rich repeat family genes in inflammatory bowel disease patients,  Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, 17 (8), pp. 1834-1835, 2011

  19. Piepoli A, Panza A, Palumbo O, Gentile A, Biscaglia G, Copetti M, Maglietta R, Laczko E, Tavano F, Mastrodonato N, Di Sebastiano P, Pellegrini F, Carella M, Ancona N, Andriulli A

    The Combined Analysis of miRNA and mRNA Expression Levels in Normal and Neoplastic Colorectal Tissues Allows the Identification of Putative miRNA Target Transcripts, Gastroenterology, 2010

  20. Maglietta, R., Distaso, A., Piepoli, A., Palumbo, O., Carella, M., D’Addabbo, A., Mukherjee, S., Ancona, N.

    On the reproducibility of results of pathway analysis in genome-wide expression studies of colorectal cancers, Journal of Biomedical Informatics, 43 (3), pp. 397-406, 2010

  21. Abatangelo, L., Maglietta, R., Distaso, A., D’Addabbo, A., Creanza, T.M., Mukherjee, S., Ancona, N.

    Comparative study of gene set enrichment methods, BMC Bioinformatics, 10, art. no. 1471, p. 275, 2009

  22. D’Addabbo, A., Latiano, A., Palmieri, O., Creanza, M.T., Maglietta, R., Annese, V., Ancona, N.

    Association of genetic profiles to Crohn’s disease by linear combinations of single nucleotide polymorphisms, Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, 46 (2), pp. 131-138, 2009

  23. Piepoli, A., Cotugno, R., Merla, G., Gentile, A., Augello, B., Quitadamo, M., Merla, A., Panza, A., Carella, M., Maglietta, R., D’Addabbo, A., Ancona, N., Fusilli, S., Perri, F., Andriulli, A.

    Promoter methylation correlates with reduced NDRG2 expression in advanced colon tumour, BMC Medical Genomics, 2, art. no. 11, 2009

  24. T. M. Creanza; D. S. Corner; A. D’Addabbo; R. Maglietta; F. Mignone; N. Ancona; G. Pesole

    Statistical assessment of discriminative features for protein-coding and non coding cross-species conserved sequence elements, BMC Bioinformatics, Vol. 10, Issue SUPPL. 6, 16 June 2009


  1. R. Carlucci, R. Maglietta, G. Buscaino, G. Cipriano, A. Milella, V. Pollazzon, P. Bondanese, C. De Leonardis, S. Mona, M. Nitti, E. Papale, V. Renò, P. Ricci, E. Stella, C. Fanizza

    Review on Research Studies and Monitoring System Applied to Cetaceans in the Gulf of Taranto (Northern Ionian Sea, Central-Eastern Mediterranean Sea), AVSS 2017 Workshop on Intelligent Technologies for Environmental Monitoring, 2017

  2. R. Maglietta, A. D’Addabbo, A.M. D’Erchia, G. Pesole and E. Picardi

    "Differentiantial RNA editing inferred by massive transcriptome sequencing", BITS annual meeting 2015, University of Milan, June 3-5, 2015

  3. S. Tangaro, N. Amoroso, S. Bruno, A. Chincarini, G. B. Frisoni, R. Maglietta, A. Tateo, and R. Bellotti

    (2013) Active Learning Machines for Automatic Segmentation of Hippocampus in MRI, Industrial Conference on Data Mining - Workshops, 2013

  4. A. Maglietta, L. Resta, A. Marzullo, R. Maglietta, G. Marra

    (2013) Immune Response and Intestinal Adenomas: Role of T-Lymphocytes and Macrophages, 6° Congresso Nazionale Siapec-Iap, 2013

  5. R. Maglietta, N. Amoroso, S. Bruno, A. Chincarini, G. Frisoni, P. Inglese, S. Tangaro, A. Tateo, R. Bellotti

    (2013) Random forest classification for hippocampal segmentation in 3D MR images, ICMLA 12th International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications, Miami, FL, 2013

  6. S. Tangaro, N. Amoroso, R. Maglietta, R. Errico, A. Monaco, A. Tateo and R. Bellotti

    (2013) A Grid-Based MRI Segmentation: a Comparison between Random Forests and Neural Networks, 4° Congresso Annuale dell'Italian Chapter dell'ISMRM Risonanza Magnetica in Medicina 2013

  7. Creanza T.M., Maglietta R., Liuzzi V.C., Anglani R., Stefanelli P.F., Piepoli A., Mukherjee S., Schena F.P., Ancona N.

    (2012) miRNA-mRNA Integrated Pathway Analysis: An Application To Colorectal Cancer, BITS 2012 Ninth Annual Meeting of the Bioinformatics Italian Society, Catania, Italy

  8. T.M. Creanza, V.C. Liuzzi, R. Maglietta, R. Anglani, P.F. Stefanelli, A. Piepoli, S. Mukherjee, F.P. Schena, N. Ancona

    (2012) Comparative Study of microRNA Pathway-Analysis Methodologies in Colorectal Cancer, 9th International Workshop on Computational Systems Biology WCSB 2012, Ulm University Germany

  9. R Anglani, TM Creanza, VC Liuzzi, PF Stifanelli, R Maglietta, A Piepoli, S Mukherjee, PF Schena, N Ancona

    (2012) Topological analysis of coexpression networks in neoplastic tissues, BITS 2012 Ninth Annual Meeting of the Bioinformatics Italian Society, Catania, Italy

  10. Piepoli A., Panza A., Palumbo O., Gentile A., Biscaglia G., Copetti M. , Maglietta R., Laczko E., Tavano F., Mastrodonato N., , Di Sebastiano P., Pellegrini F., Carella M., Ancona N. and Andriulli A.

    (2010) Identification of miRNA target transcripts by combined analysis of miRNA and mRNA expression levels in normal and neoplastic colorectal tissues, XVI Congresso delle Malattie Digestive - Federazione Italiana Società Malattie dell'Apparato Digerente FISMAD