Francesco Setti is currently a Post-Doc Research Fellow at the Laboratory for Applied Ontology (LOA) of the Institute of Cognitive Science and Technologies (ISTC) of the italian National Research Council (CNR) in Trento. He is working for the VisCoSo project, funded by the Autonomous Province of Trento through the Team 2011 funding programme. Previously he was a Post-Doc Research Fellow, running the individual PAT-EU Cofund Marie Curie Action project ABILE at the Measurement Instrumentation and Robotics Group of the University of Trento. He has a strong background in Computer Vision and Mechatronics; he graduated in Mechatronics Engineering at the University of Trento and he took the PhD in Mechanical Measurement Science at the University of Padua. During his carreer he spent 3 months at Instituto Superior Tecnico in Lisbon working with Dr. Alessio Del Bue, and 1 year at Queen Mary University of London under the supervision of Prof. Lourdes de Agapito. He is co-author of 16 papers in international peer-reviewed conferences and 5 journal papers. He has been in the Organizing Committee of CONTACT workshop @ECCV2014 and in the Program Committee of GROW workshop @CVPR2015. He also serves as reviewer for top ranked journals and conferences like Neurocomputing, Pattern Recognition Letters and ACM Multimedia. He is co-founder of two start-up companies: one working on robotics and mechatronics (Robosense S.r.l.) and the second on high-tech instrumentations for sports and fitness (Libon S.r.l.).

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