-Stefano Vena-

Stefano Vena is a member of Evolutionary Systems Group (ESG)

Research interests
  • Modeling and simulation of complex systems
  • Digital Signal/Image Processing
  • 3D Graphics and Multimedia applied on cultural heritage

Education and Academic
  • Master Degree in Computer Engineering at Universitā della Calabria (Italy)
  • Ph.D in "Psicology of Programming and Artificial Intelligence" at Universitā della Calabria (Italy)

Teaching
  • Laboratorio di Matematica Applicata - Corso base di Matlab - AA2010/2011 Docente: Manuela Carini
  • Laboratorio di Matematica Applicata - Corso base di Matlab - AA2011/2012 Docente: Manuela Carini
Workshops and Congresses
  • Workshop on Infinite and Infinitesimal in Mathematics, Computing and Natural
  • Sciences, 17-21 Maggio 2010, Grand Hotel San Michele, Cetraro, Italia.
  • Game Developers Conference 2010, Moscone Center, San Francisco(USA), 9-13 Marzo 2010.
  • 8th Int. Conference on Applied Mathematics, APLIMAT 2009, February 3 - 6, 2009,Bratislava
  • I Italian Videogame Developers Conference, 22 Novembre 2008, DatchForum di Assago, Milano.
  • Game Developers Conference 2008, February 18-22 2008, Moscone Center, San Francisco(USA).
  • Edutainment 2007, June 11-13 2007, CUHK, Hong Kong.
  • EvoMUSART, April 10-12 2006, Budapest(Hungary).

Some Recent Publications
  • Bilotta E. , Pantano P. S. , Vena S. , "Artificial Micro-Worlds. Part I: A new approach for studying life-like phenomena", International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, 21-1,2011.
  • Bertacchini F. , Bilotta E. , Bossio E. L. , Pantano P. S. , Vena S. , Learning Chaos in an Interactive Virtual Museum. Atti del convegno International Conference on Web-based Learning (ICWL),Aachen Germany, 19-21/08,2009, VIII, pp. 1-16.
  • Febbraro A. , Naccarato G. , Pantano E. , Tavernise A. , Vena S. , The fruition of digital cultural heritage in a web community: the plug-in Hermes". Atti del convegno IADIS, Amsterdam, 2008, A cura di Kommers P., 2008, pp. 93-99.
  • Bilotta E., Pantano P., Bertacchini F., Gabriele L., Mazzeo V., Rizzuti C., Vena S.ImaginationTOOLS(TM): Made to play music. Edutainment 2007, The 2nd Interna- tional Conference of E-Learning and Games, Edutainment 2007, Hong Kong, China, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer.
  • Bertacchini F., Bilotta E., Gabriele L., Longo G., Mazzeo V., Pantano P., Rizzuti C., Talarico A., Tocci G., Vena S., 2007. ImaginationTOOLS(TM). A 3D environment for learning and playing music. R. De Amicis and G. Conti (Editors), Proc. Eurographics Italian Chapter Conference (2007), Trento, 139-144, ISBN 978-3905673-62-3.
  • Campolongo G., Vena S. Science of Networks and Music: A New Approach on Musical Analysis and Creation. EvoMUSArt 2006, Budapest, Hungary April 10-12 2006. Proceedings published by Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science Series.
  • Campolongo G., Vena S. Analysing and Creating Music Through Small-World Net- works, in Proceedings of V International Conference Understanding and Creating Music, Seconda Universitā di Napoli, Caserta November 27-30, 2005.
  • Campolongo G., Vena S. Applications of Science of Networks to Music, accepted for VIII International Conference Generative Art, Politecnico di Milano University, Milan, December 15-17,2005.
  • Campolongo G., Vena S. Complessitā e Musica: Analisi e Generazione di Melodie con Reti Small World, in Proceedings of the National Conference Mathematics, Art and Cultural Industry, Grand Hotel San Michele, Cetraro (CS), May 19-21, 2005.
  • Bilotta, E., E. Di Bianco, P. Pantano, and S. Vena. 2003. "A Visual Programming Language for Sound Synthesis and Analysis". Cognitive Processing, 2003, Vol. 4.
  • Bertacchini, P. A., E. Bilotta, P. Pantano, E. Di Bianco, D. Fiorelli, A. Gabriele, S. Gervasi, M. Lorenzi, F. Sposato and S. Vena. 2003. "Report sulle attivitā artistiche dell'Evolutionary Systems Group". Atti del convegno I Workshop su Vita Artificiale, Universitā della Calabria, Arcavacata di Rende (CS).