Journals

  • A. Canessa, A. Gibaldi, M. Chessa, M. Fato, F. Solari, and S.P. Sabatini. (2017). A dataset of stereoscopic images and ground-truth disparity mimicking human fixations in peripersonal space. Scientific Data, 4. [doi]
  • M. Chessa, G. Maiello, A. Borsari, PJ Bex (2016) The Perceptual Quality of the Oculus Rift for Immersive Virtual Reality. Human Computer Interaction, pp. 1-32 [doi][online version]
  • M. Chessa, G. Maiello, PJ Bex, F. Solari (2016) A space-variant model for motion interpretation across the visual field. Journal of Vision, Vol.16, 12. doi:10.1167/16.2.12
  • M. Chessa, N. Noceti, F. Odone, F. Solari,  J. Sosa-García, L. Zini (2016) An integrated artificial vision framework for assisting visually impaired users. Computer Vision and Image Understanding, 149, pp. 209-228. [link]
  • M. Chessa, S.P. Sabatini, F. Solari  (2016) A systematic analysis of a V1-MT neural model for motion estimation Neurocomputing, 173, pp. 1811  – 1823. [pdf] [doi].
  • G. Maiello, M Chessa, F Solari, PJ Bex (2015) The (In) Effectiveness of Simulated Blur for Depth Perception in Naturalistic Images  PloS one, 10(10), e0140230. [doi]
  • F. Solari, M. Chessa, N.V. K. Medathati, P. Kornprobst (2015) What can we expect from a V1-MT feedforward architecture for optical flow estimation? Signal Processing: Image Communication, 39, pp. 342-354. [doi]
  • G. Maiello, M. Chessa, F. Solari, P. J Bex (2014) Simulated disparity and peripheral blur interact during binocular fusion. Journal of Vision, July 17, 2014, 14(8)13. [doi][bib]
  • M. Chessa and G. Pasquale (2014) Graphics processing unit-accelerated techniques for bio-inspired computation in the primary visual cortex. Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, 26(10), pp. 1799-1818. [doi][bib]
  • M. Antonelli, A. Gibaldi, F. Beuth, A. J Duran, A. Canessa, M. Chessa, F. Solari, F. Hamker, E. Chinellato, S.P. Sabatini (2014) A hierarchical system for a distributed representation of the peripersonal space of a humanoid robot. IEEE Trans. Auton. Mental Develop, in press.
  • F. Solari, M. Chessa, S.P. Sabatini. (2014)  An integrated neuromimetic architecture for direct motion interpretation in the log-polar domain. Computer Vision and Image Understanding, 125, pp. 37-54. [doi]
  • E. Martinez-Martin, A.P. Del Pobil, M. Chessa, F. Solari, S.P. Sabatini (2014)An active system for visually-guided reaching in 3D across binocular fixations. The Scientific World Journal, 2014, art. no. 179391.
  • A. Canessa, M. Chessa, A. Gibaldi, S.P. Sabatini, F. Solari (2014) Calibrated depth and color cameras for accurate 3D interaction in a stereoscopic augmented reality environment. Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation 25(1), pp. 227-237. [doi][bib][pdf]
  • M. Chessa, F. Solari, S.P. Sabatini (2013) Adjustable Linear Models for Optic Flow based Obstacle Avoidance. Computer Vision and Image Understanding 117(6), pp. 603-619. [doi][bib]
  • F. Solari, M. Chessa, M. Garibotti, S.P. Sabatini. (2013) Natural perception in dynamic stereoscopic augmented reality environments. Display 34(2), pp. 142-152 . [doi][bib]
  • M. Chessa, V. Bianchi, M. Zampetti, S. P. Sabatini, F. Solari (2012) Real-time simulation of large-scale neural architectures for visual features computation based on GPU. Network: Computation in Neural Systems 23(4), pp. 272-291. [doi][bib]
  • F. Solari, M. Chessa, S.P. Sabatini. (2012) Design strategies for direct multi-scale and multi-orientation feature extraction in the log-polar domain. Pattern Recognition Letters 33(1), pp. 41-51. [doi][bib]
  • A.Gibaldi, M. Chessa, A. Canessa, S.P. Sabatini, F. Solari. (2010) A cortical model for binocular vergence control without explicit calculation of disparity. Neurocomputing 73, pp. 1065-1073. [doi][bib]
Conference proceedings
  • M. Chessa, & F. Solari (2017). [POSTER] Walking in Augmented Reality: An Experimental Evaluation by Playing with a Virtual Hopscotch. In Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR-Adjunct), 2017 IEEE International Symposium on (pp. 143-148).
  • E. Gusai, C. Bassano, F. Solari, & M. Chessa (2017). Interaction in an Immersive Collaborative Virtual Reality Environment: A Comparison Between Leap Motion and HTC Controllers. In International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing (pp. 290-300). Springer, Cham.
  • A.E. Martis, C. Bassano, F. Solari, & M. Chessa (2017). Going to a Virtual Supermarket: Comparison of Different Techniques for Interacting in a Serious Game for the Assessment of the Cognitive Status. In International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing (pp. 281-289). Springer, Cham.
  • N.K. Medathati, M. Chessa, G.S. Masson, P. Kornprobst, & F. Solari (2017). Adaptive Motion Pooling and Diffusion for Optical Flow Computation. In International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing (pp. 60-71). Springer, Cham.
  • M. Chessa and N. Noceti (2017) Investigating Natural Interaction in Augmented Reality Environments using Motion Qualities.  12h International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications, VISAPP 2017, 27th February – 1st March 2017, Porto, Portugal.
  • M. Chessa, G. Matafu’, S. Susini and F. Solari (2016) An experimental setup for natural interaction in a collaborative virtual environment.  13th European Conference on Visual Media Production (CVMP13), 12-13 December 2016, London.
  • M. Chessa, G. Balocchi, M. Busi, A. Novellino and F. Solari (2016) An Oculus Rift based Exergame to Improve Awareness in Disabled People. 11th International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications, VISAPP 2016, 27th-29th February 2016, Rome.
  • M. Chessa, L. Caroggio, H. Huang and F. Solari (2016) Insert your own body in the Oculus Rift to improve proprioception. 11th International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications, VISAPP 2016, 27th-29th February 2016, Rome. [video]
  • M. Chessa, F. Solari (2015) Local Feature Extraction in Log-Polar Images. 18th Conference on Image Analysis and Processing—ICIAP 2015.
  • M. Chessa, NVK Medathati, G. Masson, F. Solari, P. Kornprobst (2015) Decoding MT Motion Response For Optical Flow Estimation: An Experimental Evaluation. 23rd European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO)
  • M. Chessa, M. Garibotti, V. Rossi, A. Novellino, F. Solari (2015) A virtual holographic display case for museum installations. 7th International Conference on Intelligent Technologies for Interactive Entertainment (INTETAIN), pp. 69-73. Torino, 10-12 June 2015.
  • M. Chessa, M. Garibotti, G.  Maiello, L.  Caroggio, H.  Huang, S.P.  Sabatini, F.  Solari (2014) Detection of 3D position of eyes through a consumer RGB-D camera for stereoscopic mixed reality environments. 4th International Conference on 3D Imaging, IC3D 2014; Liege; Belgium; 9 December 2014 through 10 December 2014
  • M. Chessa, S. Murgia, L. Nardelli, Silvio P. Sabatini, F. Solari (2014) Bio-inspired Active Vision for Obstacle Avoidance. International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications, VISAPP 2014, 5th-8th January 2014, Lisbon.
  • M. Garibotti, M. Chessa, S.P. Sabatini, F. Solari (2013) An affordable stereoscopic 3D augmented reality system for life-like interaction. 10th European Conference on Visual Media Production (CVMP13), 6-7 November 2013, London.
  • A. Gibaldi, A. Canessa, M. Chessa, F. Solari, S. P. Sabatini (2012) How a Population-based Representation of Binocular Visual Signal Can Intrinsically Mediate Autonomous Learning of Vergence Control. Procedia Computer Science, Volume 13, 2012, Pages 125-134, ISSN 1877-0509, [doi].
  • M. Chessa, M. Garibotti, A. Canessa, A. Gibaldi, S.P. Sabatini, F. Solari. (2012) A stereoscopic augmented reality system for the veridical perception of the 3D scene layout. International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications, VISAPP 2012, 24th-26th February 2012, Rome. [pdf]
  • M. Chessa, S. P. Sabatini, F. Solari and F. Tatti (2011) A Quantitative Comparison of Speed and Reliability for Log-Polar Mapping Techniques, Computer Vision Systems – 8th International Conference, ICVS 2011, Sophia Antipolis, France, September 20-22, 2011. [doi]
  • G. Maiello, C. Silvestro, A. Canessa, M. Chessa, A. Gibaldi, S. P. Sabatini and F. Solari (2011) Assessment of stereoscopic depth perception in augmented reality environments based on low-cost technologies, Applied Perception in Graphics and Visualization (APGV 2011).
  • E. Martinez, A.P. del Pobil, M. Chessa, F. Solari, S.P. Sabatini. (2011) An Integrated Virtual Environment for Visual-based Reaching, The ACM Intl. Conf. on Ubiquitous Information Management and Communication, Seoul, 2011.
  • A. Gibaldi, A. Canessa, M. Chessa, S. P. Sabatini, F. Solari. (2011) A neuromorphic control module for real-time vergence eye movements on the iCub robot head, 11th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids).
  • M. Chessa, S.P. Sabatini, F. Solari. (2009) A fast joint bioinspired algorithm for optic flow and two-dimensional disparity estimation. 7th International Conference on Computer Vision Systems, Belgium, 13-15 October, 2009. [pdf]
  • A. Gibaldi, M. Chessa, A. Canessa, F. Solari, S.P. Sabatini. (2009) A neural model for binocular vergence control without explicit calculation of disparity. European Symposium on Artificial Neural Networks, Bruges, Belgium, 22-24 April, 2009. [pdf]
  • M. Chessa, F. Solari, S.P. Sabatini. (2009) A Virtual Reality Simulator for Active Stereo Vision Systems. International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications (VISAPP), Lisbon 5-8 February 2009. [pdf]
  • M. Chessa, F. Solari, S.P. Sabatini, G.M. Bisio. (2008) Motion Interpretation Using Adjustable Linear Models. British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC), Leeds 1-4 September 2008. [pdf]
  • G. Gastaldi, S.P. Sabatini, F. Solari, M. Chessa. (2008) Systematic Phase-based interpretation of early vision processing. International Conference on Mathematical Problems in Engineering ,Aerospace and Science (ICNPAA), Genova, 25-27 June 2008.
  • M. Chessa, S.P. Sabatini, F. Solari, G.M. Bisio. (2007) A Recursive Approach to the Design of Adjustable Linear Models for Complex Motion Analysis. IASTED conference on Signal Processing, Pattern Recognition and Applications (SPPRA), Innsbruck 14-16 February 2007. [pdf]

Patents

  • M. Chessa, F. Solari, M. Garibotti, S.P. Sabatini, Rappresentazione stereoscopica tridimensionale perfezionata di oggetti virtuali per un osservatore in movimento. Assignee: University of Genoa. Italian Patent application TO2011A001150, 14th December 2011.
  • M. Chessa, F. Solari, M. Garibotti, S.P. Sabatini. Improved three-dimensional stereoscopic rendering of virtual objects for a moving observer. Assignee: University of Genoa. International Patent application PCT/IB2012/057284, 13th December 2012.[link]

Software

Edited Books

Book Chapters

  • M. Chessa, M. Garibotti, A. Canessa, A. Gibaldi, S.P. Sabatini, F. Solari (2013). Veridical Perception of 3D Objects in a Dynamic Stereoscopic Augmented Reality System. In: G. Csurka et al.. Communications in Computer and Information Science, VISIGRAPP 2012. vol. 0359, p. 274-285, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg [pdf]
  • S. P. Sabatini, F. Solari, A. Canessa, M. Chessa and A. Gibaldi (2013). Early Perception-Action Cycles in Binocular Vision: Visuomotor Paradigms and Cortical-Like Architectures. Developing and Applying Biologically-Inspired Vision Systems: Interdisciplinary Concepts. IGI Global, 2013. 154-182.  doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-2539-6.ch007
  • A. Canessa, A. Gibaldi, M. Chessa, S.P. Sabatini and F. Solari (2012). The Perspective Geometry of the Eye: Toward Image-Based Eye-Tracking, Human-Centric Machine Vision, M. Chessa, F. Solari and S.P. Sabatini (Ed.), ISBN: 978-953-51-0563-3, InTech, Available from: The Perspective Geometry of the Eye: Toward Image-Based Eye-Tracking
  • S. P. Sabatini, F. Solari, M. Chessa (2012). Context-Sensitive Recurrent Filters for Visual Motion Analysis, Neurocomputing: Learning, Architectures and Modeling, Elizabeth T. Mueller (Ed.), ISBN: 978-1-61324-699-3, Nova publisher.
  • M. Vanegas, M. Chessa, F. Solari, S.P. Sabatini (2012). Bio-Inspired Active Vision Paradigms in Surveillance Applications, Machine Vision – Applications and Systems, F. Solari, M. Chessa, S.P. Sabatini (Eds.), InTech, ISBN: 978-953-51-0373-8, pp. 1-22, 2012
  • M. Chessa, F. Solari and S.P. Sabatini (2011). Virtual Reality to Simulate Visual Tasks for Robotic Systems, Virtual Reality, Jae-Jin Kim (Ed.), ISBN: 978-953-307-518-1, InTech, Available from: Virtual Reality to Simulate Visual Tasks for Robotic Systems

Abstracts

  • M. Chessa, A. Patino-Saucedo, H. Rostro, E. Castet, F. Solari, & P. Kornprobst (2017). Real-time image enhancement in virtual reality applications for low vision people. In Vision 2017, the 12th International Conference by the International Society for Low Vision Research and Rehabilitation (ISLRR).
  • G. Maiello, M. Chessa, F. Solari, & P. Bex (2017). Optimal Combination of Disparity across a log Polar Scaled Visual Field. Journal of Vision, 17(10), 757-757.
  • A. Gibaldi, A. Canessa, M. Chessa, M. Fato, F. Solari, & S.P. Sabatini (2017). The GENUA PESTO Database-GENoa hUman Active fixation database: PEripersonal space STereoscopic images and grOund truth disparity. Journal of Vision, 17(10), 1067-1067.
  • N.V.K. Medathati, P. Kornprobst, G. Masson, M. Chessa, F. Solari (2015) Adaptive Motion Pooling and Diffusion for Optical Flow MODVIS 2015.
  • G. Maiello, M. Chessa, P. J. Bex, F. Solari (2015) A Space-Variant Model for Motion Interpretation across the Visual Field MODVIS 2015.
  • G. Maiello, M. Chessa, F. Solari, P. Bex (2013) Stereoscopic fusion with gaze-contingent blur. Perception 42 ECVP Abstract Supplement, page 117.
  • G. Maiello, M. Chessa, F. Solari, P. Bex (2013) The Contribution of Perspective, Blur and Disparity to Depth Perception in Natural Vision ARVO 2013 Annual Meeting
  • M. Chessa, G. Maiello, C. Silvestro, A. Canessa, A. Gibaldi, S. P. Sabatini, F. Solari (2011) Assessment of the visuo-motor coordination in the peripersonal space through augmented reality environments. Perception 40 ECVP Abstract Supplement, page 63.
  • S. P. Sabatini, A. Canessa, A. Gibaldi, M. Chessa, F. Solari (2011) Statistical disparity patterns experienced by an active observer in the peripersonal space. Perception 40 ECVP Abstract Supplement, page 105
  • A. Gibaldi, A. Canessa, M. Chessa, F. Solari, S. P. Sabatini (2011) Adaptive read-out mechanisms of disparity population codes: reaching the theoretical disparity-size correlation limit with minimal binocular resources. Perception 40 ECVP Abstract Supplement, page 103
  • A. Canessa, M. Chessa, A. Gibaldi, F. Solari, S. P. Sabatini (2011) Empirical horopter explained by the statistics of disparity patterns in natural space. Perception 40 ECVP Abstract Supplement, page 7
  • A. Gibaldi, A. Canessa, M. Chessa, F. Solari, S.P. Sabatini (2011). A cortical model for vergence control: advantages of space-variant geometry of the cortical domain. Cosyne11, Salt Lake City, Utah, February 24 – March 1, 2011.
  • A. Gibaldi, A. Canessa, M. Chessa, S.P. Sabatini and F. Solari. Read-out rules for short-latency disparity-vergence responses from populations of binocular energy units: the effect of vertical disparities 33rd European Conference on Visual Perception, Lausanne, Switzerland, 22-26 August, 2010.
  • M. Chessa, S.P. Sabatini, F. Solari. A virtual reality tool for disparity statistics in the peripersonal space. 32nd European Conference on Visual Perception, Regensburg, Germany, 24-28 August, 2009.
  • S.P. Sabatini, M. Chessa, F. Solari. How embedding prior constraints improves coding and decoding strategies in a neural distributed architecture for depth perception. 32nd European Conference on Visual Perception, Regensburg, Germany, 24-28 August, 2009.
  • M. Chessa, A. Canessa, A. Gibaldi, F. Solari, S.P. Sabatini. Embedding Fixation Constraints into Binocular Energy-based Models of Depth Perception. International Conference on Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston, Massachusetts, 27-30 May, 2009.
  • A. Gibaldi, M. Chessa, A. Canessa, S.P. Sabatini, F. Solari. Reading binocular energy population codes for short-latency disparity-vergence eye movements. International Conference on Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston, Massachusetts, 27-30 May, 2009.
  • S.P. Sabatini, M. Chessa, G. Gastaldi, F. Solari, G. M. Bisio. Cortical Architectures for Early Joint Coding of 3D Dynamic Visual Parameters: Complex Feature Mapping and Distributed Representations. Workshop on Computational Cognitive Neuroscience to Computer Vision, Bielefeld University, Germany, 21 March 2007.