Publications

2018

[C35] M. Savardi, A. Signoroni, P. Migliorati, S. Benini, "Shot scale analysis in movies by convolutional neural networks", in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2018)Athens, Greece, October 7-10, 2018 [online].

[C34] M. Savardi, S. BeniniA. Signoroni, "𝛽-hemolysis detection on cultured blood agar plates by convolutional neural networks", in Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI 2018)Granada, Spain, September 16-20, 2018 [online].

[J15] U. R. MuhammadM. Svanera, R. Leonardi, and  S. Benini, "Hair detection, segmentation, and hairstyle classification in the wild", in Image and Vision Computing, vol. 71, pp.  25–37, March 2018 [online].

2017

[J14] G. Raz, M. Svanera; N. Singer, G. Gilam, M. Bleich Cohen, T. Lin, R. Admon, T. Gonen, A. Thaler, R. Y. Granot, R. Goebel, S. Benini, G. Valente, "Robust inter-subject audiovisual decoding in functional magnetic resonance imaging using high-dimensional regression", in Neuroimage, vol. 163, pp. 244-263, December 2017 [online]

[J13] F. Guerrini, N. Adami, S. Benini, A. Piacenza, J. Porteous, M. Cavazza, R. Leonardi, "Interactive Film Recombination”, in ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications (TOMM), vol. 13, issue 4, August 2017 [online]. 

[C33] M. Mauro, S. Benini, N. Adami, A. Signoroni, R. Leonardi, L. Canini, "A free Web API for single and multi-document summarization", in Proceedings of the 15th International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing (CBMI 2017), Florence, Italy, June 19-21, 2017 [online]. 

[C32] S. Benini, "Movies and meaning: from low-level features to mind reading", (invited) in Proceedings of Electronic Imaging, Human Vision and Electronic Imaging 2017 (HVEI 2017)pp. 46-57(12) , Burlingame, CA, USA, January 29-February 2, 2017 [online]. 

2016

[C31] M. Svanera, S. Benini, G. Raz, T. Hendler, R. Goebel, and G. Valente, "Deep driven fMRI decoding of visual categories", in NIPS Workshop on Representation Learning in Artificial and Biological Neural Networks (MLINI 2016), Barcelona, Spain, December 9, 2016. [online]

[C30] M. Svanera, U. R. Muhammad, R. Leonardi and S. Benini, "Figaro, hair detection and segmentation in the wild", in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2016), Phoenix, Arizona, USA, September 25-28, 2016. [online]

[J12]  S. BeniniM. Svanera, N. Adami, R. Leonardi, and A. B. Kovács, “Shot scale distribution in art films,” Multimedia Tools and Applications Multimedia Tools and Applications, 1-29, 2016. [online]

[J11]  A. Gordiychuk, M. Svanera, S. Benini, and P. Poesio, “Size distribution and sauter mean diameter of micro bubbles for a venturi type bubble generator,” Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, vol. 70, pp. 51 – 60, 2016. [online] [pdf]

2015

[C29]  M. Svanera, S. Benini, N. Adami, R. Leonardi, and A. B. Kovács, “Over-the-shoulder shot detection in art films,” in Proceedings of the 13th International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing (CBMI 2015), Prague, Czech Republic, June 10-12, 2015. [pdf]

2014

[C28]  F. Pedersoli, S. Benini, N. Adami, M. Okuda, and R. Leonardi, “Subpatch: Random kd-tree on a sub-sampled patch set for nearest neighbor field estimation,” in Proc. SPIE, Seventh International Conference on Machine Vision (ICMV 2014), Milan, Italy, Nov 2014. (Best oral presentation). [pdf]

[J10]  F. Pedersoli, S. Benini, N. Adami, and R. Leonardi, “Xkin: an open source framework for hand pose and gesture recognition using kinect,” The Visual Computer, vol. 30, no. 10, pp. 1107–1122, 2014. [Online]. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00371-014-0921-x [pdf]

2013

[J9]  N. Adami, S. Benini, A. Boschetti, L. Canini, F. Maione, and M. Temporin, “Markers of unsustainable gambling for early detection of at-risk online gamblers,” International Gambling Studies, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 188–204, 2013. [Online]. Available: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/14459795.2012.754919 [pdf]

[J8]  L. Canini, S. Benini, and R. Leonardi, “Affective recommendation of movies based on selected connotative features,” Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, IEEE Transactions on, vol. 23, no. 4, pp. 636–647, 2013. [pdf]

[J7]  L. Canini, S. Benini, and R. Leonardi, “Classifying cinematographic shot types,” Multimedia Tools and Applications, vol. 62, pp. 51–73, 2013. [Online]. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11042-011-0916-9 [pdf]

2012

[C27]  F. Pedersoli, N. Adami, S. Benini, and R. Leonardi, “XKin - eXtendable hand pose and gesture recognition library for Kinect,” in Proceedings of ACM Conference on Multimedia 2012 (ACM MM 2012), Oct. 29 – Nov. 2 2012. [pdf]

[C26]  N. Adami, S. Benini, and R. Leonardi, “Text driven recognition of multiple faces in newspapers,” in Proceedings of the Fourth International Conferences on Advances in Multimedia (MMEDIA 2012), April 29 – May 4 2012. (Best oral presentation). [pdf]

2011

[J6]  S. Benini, L. Canini, and R. Leonardi, “A connotative space for supporting movie affective recommendation,” IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, vol. 13, no. 6, pp. 1356–1370, 2011. [Online]. Available: http://dblp.uni- trier.de/db/journals/tmm/tmm13.html/BeniniCL11 [pdf]

[C25]  S. Benini and R. Leonardi, “Emotional video mashup,” in Proceedings of the 2011 NEM Summit Implementing Future Media Internet (NEM Summit 2011), September 27–29 2011. [pdf]

[C24]  L. Canini, S. Benini, and R. Leonardi, “Affective analysis on patterns of shot types in movies,” in Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Image and Signal Processing and Analysis (ISPA 2011), September 4–6 2011. [pdf]

[J5]  D. Cardillo, A. Rapp, S. Benini, L. Console, R. Simeoni, E. Guercio, and R. Leonardi, “The art of video mashup: supporting creative users with an innovative and smart application,” Multimedia Tools and Applications, vol. 53, pp. 1–23, May 2011. [Online]. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11042-009-0449-7 [pdf]

2010

[P5]  G. Francini, N. Adami, S. Benini, and R. Leonardi, “Method and system for synchronizing electronic program guides,” Patent, December 29, 2010.

[C23]  J. Porteous, S. Benini, L. Canini, F. Charles, M. Cavazza, and R. Leonardi, “Interactive storytelling through video content recombination,” in Proceedings of ACM Conference on Multimedia (ACM MM 2010), October 25–29 2010. [pdf]

[C22]  L. Canini, S. Benini, and R. Leonardi, “Interactive video mashup based on emotional identity,” in Proceedings of the 2010 European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2010), August 23–27 2010. [pdf]

[C21]  S. Benini, L. Canini, and R. Leonardi, “Estimating scene depth in cinematographic shots,” in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME 2010), July 19–23 2010. [pdf]

[C20]  L. Canini, S. Gilroy, M. Cavazza, R. Leonardi, and S. Benini, “Users’ response to affective film content: a narrative perspective,” in Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing (CBMI 2010), June 25–27 2010. [pdf]

[J4]  O. Schreer, I. Feldmann, I. Mediavilla, P. Concejero, A. Sadka, M. Swash, S. Benini, R. Leonardi, T. Janjusevic, and E. Izquierdo, “Rushes: an annotation and retrieval engine for multimedia semantic units,” Multimedia Tools and Applications, vol. 48, October 2010.  [pdf]

[J3]  T. Janjusevic, S. Benini, E. Izquierdo, and R. Leonardi, “Random assisted browsing of rushes archives,” Journal of Multimedia, vol. 5, no. 2, April 2010. [pdf]

[J2]  S. Benini, P. Migliorati, and R. Leonardi,“Statistical skimming of feature films,”International Journal of Digital Multimedia Broadcasting, vol. 2010, 2010. [pdf]

[J1]  S. Benini, P. Migliorati, and R. Leonardi, “Hierarchical structuring of video previews by leading-cluster-analysis,” Signal, Image and Video Processing, 2010. [pdf]

2009

[C19]  L. Canini, S. Benini, P. Migliorati, and R. Leonardi, “Emotional identity of movies,” in Proceedings of the 16th IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2009), November 7–11 2009. [pdf]

[C18]  T. Janjusevic, S. Benini, E. Izquierdo, and R. Leonardi, “Random methods for fast exploration of the raw video material,” in Proceedings of the 20th International Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Application (DEXA 2009), August 31– September 4 2009, pp. 226–230.

[P4]  T. Janjusevic, S. Benini, E. Izquierdo, and R. Leonardi, “Random assisted methodology for browsing huge archives of un-edited videos,” Patent, July 1, 2009.

[C17]  S. Benini, L. Canini, P. Migliorati, and R. Leonardi, “Multimodal space for rushes representation and retrieval,” in Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing (CBMI 2009), June 3–5 2009, pp. 50–55.

[C16]  E. Rossi, S. Benini, R. Leonardi, B. Mansencal, and J. Benois-Pineau, “Clustering of scene repeats for essential rushes preview,” in Proceedings of the 10th Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS 2009)May 6–8 2009, pp. 234–237.

2008

[C15]  S. Benini, P. Migliorati, and R. Leonardi, “Fast dialogue indexing based on structure information,” in Proceedings of the 15th IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2008), October 12–15 2008, pp. 69–72.

[C14]  S. Benini, P. Migliorati, and R. Leonardi, “Retrieval of video story units by markov entropy rate,” in Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing (CBMI 2008), June 18–20 2008, pp. 41–45.

2007

[C13]  S. Benini, P. Migliorati, and R. Leonardi, “A statistical framework for video skimming based on logical story units and motion activity,” in Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing (CBMI 2007), June 25–27 2007, pp. 152–156.

[C12]  S. Benini, P. Migliorati, and R. Leonardi, “Hidden markov models for video skim generation,” in Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS 2007), June 6–8 2007.

2006

[C11]  S. Benini, A. Bianchetti, R. Leonardi, and P. Migliorati,“Extraction of significant video summaries by dendrogram analysis,” in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2006), October 8–11 2006, pp. 133–136.

[C10]  N. Adami, S. Benini, and R. Leonardi, “An overview of video shot clustering and summarization techniques for mobile applications,” in Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Mobile Multimedia Communications (MOBIMEDIA 2006). New York, NY, USA: ACM, September 18–20 2006.

[C9]  S. Benini, A. Bianchetti, R. Leonardi, and P. Migliorati, “Hierarchical video summaries by dendrogram cluster analysis,” in Proceedings of the 14th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2006), September 4–8 2006.

[C8]  S. Benini, A. Bianchetti, R. Leonardi, and P. Migliorati, “Hierarchical summarization of videos by tree-structured vector quantization,” in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME 2006), July 9–12 2006, pp. 969–972.

[C7]  S. Benini, A. Bianchetti, and R. Leonardi, “Using content analysis for video compression,” in Proocedings of the 25th Picture Coding Symposium (PCS 2006), April 24–26 2006.

[C6]  S. Benini, A. Bianchetti, R. Leonardi, and P. Migliorati, “Video shot clustering and summarization through dendrograms,” in Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS 2006)April 19–21 2006.

2005

[P3]  L.-Q. Xu and S. Benini, “Method and system for semantically segmenting an audio sequence,'' Patent WO2005/093712 A1, October 06, 2005.

[P2]  L.-Q. Xu and S. Benini, “Method and system for detecting audio and video scene changes,” Patent WO2005/093752, October 06, 2005.

[P1]  L.-Q. Xu and S. Benini, “Method and system for semantically segmenting scenes of a video sequence,” Patent WO/2005/093 638, October 06, 2005.

[C5]  S. Benini, L.-Q. Xu, and R. Leonardi, “Using lateral ranking for motion-based video shot retrieval and dynamic content characterization,” in Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing (CBMI 2005)June 21–23 2005.

[C4]  S. Benini, L.-Q. Xu, and R. Leonardi, “Audio-visual VQ shot clustering for video programs,” in Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop of the EU Network of Excellence DELOS on Audio-Visual Content and Information Visualization in Digital Libraries (AVIVDiLib 2005), May 4–6 2005.

[C3]  S. Benini, L.-Q. Xu, and R. Leonardi, “Identifying video content consistency by vector quantization,” in Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS 2005), April 13–15 2005.

2004

[C2]  S. Benini, F. Guerrini, R. Leonardi, and P. Migliorati, “Effective image fingerprint extraction based on random bubble sampling,” in Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS 2004), April 21–23 2004.

2000

[C1]  S. Benini, E. Boniotti, R. Leonardi, and A. Signoroni, “Interactive segmentation of biomedical images and volumes using connected operators,” in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2000), vol. 3, September 10–13 2000, pp. 452–455.