Publications
List of my Publications
YEAR 2016
  1. A.A. Pomarico, G. Roselli, D. Caltabiano, “Modelling of Viscoelastic Phenomena in Concrete Structures”, proceeding of the COMSOL Conference, Munich, Germany, October 12-14, 2016.
YEAR 2013
  1. M. Gentili, D. Caltabiano, R. Sannino, C. Toffanin, F. Di Palma, L. Magni, S. Lane, “Embedded Implementation of Modular Closed-Loop Control of Diabetes and In Silico Validation”, proceeding of IEEE Healthcom, Lisboa, Portugal, October 11th, 2013.

  2. S. Wang, L. L. Minku, D. Ghezzi, D. Caltabiano, P. Tino and X. Yao, “Concept Drift Detection for Online Class Imbalance Learning”, proceeding of the INNS/IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN), Dallas, TX, August 49, 2013.
YEAR 2011
  1. L. Carlone, D. Girlando, A. Mangone, M. Bianchi, B. Bona, A. Bonarini, M. Matteucci, D. Caltabiano, I. Belmonte, “La meccatronica incontra il design: la lampada robotica Helios”, published on the online magazine: Le Scienze Web News (LSWN) (ISSN 1827-8922), January 15th, 2011.
YEAR 2008
  1. D. Caltabiano, D. Ghezzi, R. Sannino, L. Spelgatti and D. Brugali, “A new robotic system based on reusable robotic modules and a robotic middleware”, proceedings of the First International Workshop on Standards and Common Platform for Robotics, Venice, Italy, November 3rd, 2008.

  2. V. Rana, M. Matteucci, D. Caltabiano, R. Sannino and A. Bonarini, “Low cost smartcams design”, proceedings of the 6th IEEE Workshop on Embedded Systems for Real-Time Multimedia (ESTIMedia 08), Atlanta, Georgia, October 23-24, 2008.

  3. D. Caltabiano, D. Brugali, R. Sannino, D. Ghezzi, L. Spelgatti, “A Real-Time communication protocol for interconnecting robotic smart devices”, proceedings of the 2008 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2008), Nice, France, September 22-26, 2008.

  4. D. Caltabiano, D. Brugali, R. Sannino, D. Ghezzi, L. Spelgatti, “Real-Time communication among networked robotic devices”, proceedings of the Third International Workshop on Software Development and Integration in Robotics (SDIR 2008), Pasadena, CA, May 20th 2008.
YEAR 2007
  1. G. Astuti, D. Caltabiano, G. Giudice, D. Longo, D. Melita, G. Muscato, A. Orlando, “Hardware in the Loop Tuning for a Volcanic Gas Sampling UAV”, Chapter 16 in Advances in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, State of the Art and the Road to Autonomy. Series: Intelligent Systems, Control and Automation: Science and Engineering , Vol. 33, Valavanis, Kimon P. (Ed.), 2007, XXIV, ISBN: 978-1-4020-6113-4.
YEAR 2006
  1. D. Caltabiano, D. Longo, G. Muscato, M. Prestifilippo, S. Sessa, G. Spampinato, “Robot mobili e UAV per misure in ambienti vulcanici”, Automazione e Strumentazione, pp 114-120, Aprile 2006.

  2. D. Caltabiano, G. Muscato, S. Sessa, “A new global localization algorithm based on feature extraction and particle filter” proceedings of the 14th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation MED06.

  3. D. Caltabiano, “Innovative Methods in Autonomous Field Robotics”, Ph.D. Thesis in Electronic and Automation Engineering, University of Catania, Catania, Italy, 2006.
YEAR 2005
  1. D. Caltabiano, G. Muscato, “A Robotic System for Volcano Exploration”, pp. 499-519, in “Cutting Edge Robotics”, Advanced Robotic Systems Scientific Book, July 2005, ISBN:3-86611-038-3.


  2. D. Caltabiano, D. Longo, G. Muscato, “Robot mobili e UAV per misure in ambienti vulcanici”, 49 Convegno Nazionale ANIPLA Automazione 2005, 23-24 Novembre 2005, Napoli, Italy


  3. D. Caltabiano, G. Muscato, A. Orlando, C. Federico, G. Giudice, S. Guerrieri, “Architecture of a UAV for volcanic gas sampling”, proceedings of the 10th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation, 19-22 September 2005, Catania, Italy.


  4. D. Caltabiano, G. Muscato, “A New Traction Control Architecture for Planetary Exploration Robots”, proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots, September 13-15, 2005 - LONDON, U.K.


  5. G.Muscato, D. Caltabiano, “A New Modular Architecture for the Mobile Robot MORDUC: from the Hardware to the SLAM Algorithm”, proceedings of the 1st International conference on Dextrous Autonomous Robots and Humanoids, DARH2005, May 19-21, 2005, Yverdon-les-Bains - Switzerland.


  6. G.Muscato, D. Caltabiano, S. Guccione, D. Longo, G. Spampinato, “The Robovolc project: Results on the exploration of volcanoes”, proceedings of the IEEE ICRA2005 Workshop on Planetary Rovers, April 18th, 2005.

YEAR 2004
  1. D. Caltabiano, D. Longo, G. Muscato, M. Prestifilippo, G.Spampinato, “Learn to build robots via robotic competitions: the experience of the University of Catania”, proceedings of the 1st CLAWAR/EURON Workshop on Robots in Entertainment, Leisure and Hobby, December 2-4, 2004, Vienna, Austria.


  2. D. Caltabiano, D. Longo, G. Muscato, M. Prestifilippo, G. Spampinato, “The Outdoor Robotics: challenges and requirements, promising tools and dual-use applications”, proceedings of the IARP-EURON-CLAWAR International Workshop on robotics and Mechanical assistance in Humanitarian Demining and similar risky interventions, Brussels-Leuven, Belgium, 16-18 June 2004.


  3. D. Caltabiano, G. Muscato, F. Russo, “Localization and Self Calibration of a Robot for Volcano Exploration”, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, ICRA 2004, April 26 - May 1, 2004, New Orleans, LA, USA.


  4. D. Caltabiano, D. Ciancitto, G. Muscato, “Experimental Results on a Traction Control Algorithm for Mobile Robots in Volcano Environment”, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, ICRA 2004, April 26 - May 1, 2004, New Orleans, LA, USA.


YEAR 2003
  1. G. Muscato, D. Caltabiano, S. Guccione, D. Longo, M. Coltelli, A. Cristaldi, E. Pecora, V. Sacco, P.Sim, G.S. Virk, P. Briole, A. Semerano, T. White,“ROBOVOLC: A Robot for volcano exploration – Result of first test campaign”, Industrial Robot : An International Journal, Vol. 30, N.3,pp.231-242, 2003.


  2. D. Caltabiano, G. Muscato, “A new localisation algorithm for mobile robots in outdoor environments”, 6th International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robot, Catania (Italy), pp. 925-932, 17-19 September 2003.


YEAR 2002
  1. D. Caltabiano, G. Muscato, “A Comparison between different traction methods for a field robot”, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS 2002, Lausanne Switzerland, Sep.30-Oct.4 2002.