L. Alparone obtained the Laurea degree in electronic engineering (summa cum laude) and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Florence, in 1985 and 1990, respectively. Since 1992, he has been with the Department of Electronics and Telecommunications of the University of Florence, firstly as an Assistant Professor, and since 2002 as an Associate Professor of electrical communications. In 1989, he was a Research Fellow with the Signal Processing Division at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK. During Spring 2000 and Summer 2001, he was a Visiting Professor at the Tampere International Center for Signal Processing (TICSP), Tampere, Finland. His main research interests are lossless and near-lossless compression of remote sensing and medical imagery, multiresolution image analysis and processing, nonlinear filtering, multisensor image fusion, and analysis and processing of hyperspectral and synthetic aperture radar images. He coauthored fifty papers published in international peer-reviewed journals and holds a patent on a procedure for progressive image transmission.
Biography Updated on 5 December 2010