-prof. Pietro PANTANO-

Pietro Pantano is full professor of Mathematical Physics at University of Calabria. He is the Director of Evolutionary Systems Group (ESG).

Research interests
  • Nonlinear Phenomena and Complex Systems
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Communication and New Technologies

Online Courses
Books
CD Rom
 
  • Sintetizzatore Caotico  (2008), a cura di E. Bilotta, E. Cupellini e P. Pantano. Brevetto depositato il 03-06-08 con il n. CS2008A00010.

Covers in refereed journals

Simulazione di un automa cellulare unidimensionale in Complexity, 8.3 2003

Pattern modificato prodotto da un autoreplicatore in un automa cellulare bidimensionale, in Complexity, 9.1 2003

Universi caotici, in Int. J, of Bifurcation and Chaos, 15-2, 2005

Reti linguistiche emergenti dal Caos, in Int. J. of Bifurcation and Chaos, 16-3, 2006

Una Galleria di Attrattori Strani, in Int. J. of Bifurcation and Chaos, 17-1, 2007

La Città dell’Immaginazione, in Int. J. of Bifurcation and Chaos, 17-2, 2007

Paesaggi Caotici, in Int. J. of Bifurcation and Chaos, 17-3, 2007

La Morfogenesi, in Int. J. of Bifurcation and Chaos, 17-4, 2007

Piani complessi, in Int. J. of Bifurcation and Chaos, 17-5, 2007

Il giardino degli attrattori, in Int. J. of Bifurcation and Chaos, 17-6, 2007

Le macchine di Chua,  in Int. J. of Bifurcation and Chaos, 2009, 19-1

Farfalla,  in Int. J. of Bifurcation and Chaos, 2011, 21-2

Mare,  in Int. J. of Bifurcation and Chaos, 2011, 21-3

Piramide,  in Int. J. of Bifurcation and Chaos, 2011, 21-5

Cavallo,  in Int. J. of Bifurcation and Chaos, 2011, 21-6

Some Recent Publications:

PUBLICATIONS IN REFEREED JOURNALS

 Bilotta E., Pantano P., Vena S. (2011) “Artificial Micro-Worlds. Part I: A new approach for studying life-like phenomena” , Int. J. of Bifurcation and Chaos, 21-1, in press

Bilotta E., Pantano P.  (2011) “Artificial Micro-Worlds. Part II: Cellular Automata growth  dynamics”, Int. J. of Bifurcation and Chaos, 21-2, in press

 Bilotta E., Pantano P.  (2011) “Artificial Micro-Worlds. Part III. A taxonomy of self-reproducing 2D CA species”, Int. J. of Bifurcation and Chaos, 21-3, in press

Bilotta E., Pantano P.  (2011) “Artificial Micro-Worlds. Part IV. Models of complex self-reproducers”, Int. J. of Bifurcation and Chaos, 21-4, in press

A. Adamo, P.A. Bertacchini, E. Bilotta, P. Pantano, A. Tavernise (2010), Connecting art and science for education: learning by an advanced virtual theatre with “talking heads”, Leonardo Journal, MIT Press, 10-5,  442-448

Bilotta E., Bossio E. L., Pantano P. (2010): Chaos goes to primary school: building, simulating and making music by using the Chua's circuit, International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, 20-1, pp. 1 -28

Rizzuti C. , Bilotta E. , Pantano P. S. , 2009: A GA-Based Control Strategy to Create Music with a Chaotic System". Atti del convegno "EvoWorkshops", Tubingen-Germania, 15/17 Aprile 2009, A cura di Giacobini M., E A., Springer Verlag:Heidelberg, 2009, pp. 585-590.

Bilotta E., Pantano P. (2009): Discrete Chaotic Dynamics from Chua's Oscillator: Chua Machines, International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, 19-1 , pp.1-115.

Bertacchini P. A., Bilotta E. & Pantano P. (2008): Educational Virtual Scenario for Learning Chaos and Complex Theories, The International Journal of Virtual Reality, 7 (2), pp.19-26.

Bilotta E., Pantano P., Sepulveda J., Servidio R. C. (2008): Collaborative Research and eLearning Platform for a Distributed Microelectronics Project. Wseas Transactions on Advances in Engineering Education, 5-10, 655-664 (ISSN: 1790-1979).

Bilotta E., Pantano P., Stranges F.(2007): A Gallery of Chua Attractors. Part I, Int. J. of Bifurcation and Chaos: 17-1, 1-60.

Bilotta E., Pantano P., Stranges F.(2007): A Gallery of Chua Attractors. Part II, Int. J. of Bifurcation and Chaos: 17-2, 293-380.

Bilotta E., Pantano P., Stranges F.(2007): A Gallery of Chua Attractors. Part III, Int. J. of Bifurcation and Chaos: 17-3, 657-734.

Bilotta E., Di Blasi G., Pantano P., Stranges F.(2007): A Gallery of Chua Attractors. Part IV, Int. J. of Bifurcation and Chaos: 17-4, 1017-1078.

Bilotta E., Di Blasi G., Pantano P., Stranges F.(2007): A Gallery of Chua Attractors. Part V, Int. J. of Bifurcation and Chaos: 17-5, 1383-1511.

Bilotta E., Di Blasi G., Pantano P., Stranges F.(2007): A Gallery of Chua Attractors. Part VI, Int. J. of Bifurcation and Chaos: 17-6, 1801-1910.

Faraco G., Pantano P. (2007), Introducing the complexity to engineering undergraduate students, European Journal of Engineering Education.

Bilotta E., Pantano P.( 2006): Structural and Functional Growth in Self-Reproducers, Complexity, 11-6 , 12-29

Bilotta E., Pantano P., Stranges F.(2006): Computer Graphics meets Chaos and Hyperchaos. Some key problems, Computer & Graphics, 30-3, 359-367

Bilotta E. and Pantano P. (2006), The Language of Chaos, Int. J. of Bifurcation and Chaos:, 16-3, 523-557

Bilotta E. and Pantano P. (2006), Strade nella complessità: Percorsi tra Arte e Scienza, Sistemi Intelligenti, 1, pp 37-45

Faraco G., Pantano P., Servidio R. (2006), The use of Cellular Automata in the learning of emergence, Computers & Education, 47-3, pp.280-297

Bilotta E., Gervasi S. and Pantano P. (2005), Reading Complexity in Chua’s Circuit by Music-Part I: a new way of understanding chaos, Int. J. of Bifurcation and Chaos:, 15-2, pp. 253-382

Bertacchini P. A., Bilotta E., Pantano P. (2005) Modelli matematici, linguaggi, musica, Sistemi Intelligenti, 3, 487-527

Bilotta E., Pantano P. (2005) Emergent patterning phenomena in 2d Cellular Automata. Artificial Life, 11-3, pp. 339-362

Bilotta E., Lafusa A., Pantano P. (2003) Life-like self-reproducers, Complexity, 9-1 38-55

Bilotta E., Lafusa A.,Pantano P. (2003) Searching for complex CA rules with GAs, Complexity, 8-3,56-67.

Bilotta E., Di Bianco E., Pantano P., Vena S. (2003) A Visual Programming Language for Sound Synthesis and Analysis, Cognitive Processing, vol. 4, 83-91.

Bilotta E. , Pantano P. (2002) Synthetic Harmonies: An Approach to Musical Semiosis by Means of Cellular Automata. LEONARDO Volume 35, 35-42, Mit Press.

Bilotta E., Miranda E. R., Pantano P., Todd P. M. (2002) , Artificial Life Models for Musical Applications: Workshop Report, Artificial Life 8.1, 83-86.

CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS

E. Bilotta, A. Cerasa, P. Pantano, A. Quattrone, A. Staino, and Francesca Stramandinoli (2010) A CNN Based Algorithm for the Automated Segmentation of Multiple Sclerosis Lesions, EvoIASP 2010, Evolutionary Computation in Image Analysis and Signal Processing, Springer's LNCS, 211-220

F. Bertacchini, E. Bilotta, E. Bossio, P. Pantano (2010), Making Scientific Topics Simpler: A Web Site For Learning Chaos, INTED2010 (International Technology, Education and Development Conference) Valencia (Spain)  8th, 9th and 10th of March, 2010, pubblicato su CD-Rom, ISBN 978 – 84 – 613 – 5538 - 9

E. Bilotta, C. Rizzuti, P.Pantano (2009): A GA-based Control Strategy to Create Music with a Chaotic System, EvoMusArt 2009, Springer's LNCS, (in press).

Cupellini E., Rizzuti C., Bilotta E., Pantano P., Wozniewski M., Cooperstock J. R. (2008): Exporing Musical Mappings and Generating Accompaniment with chaotic Systems in ICMC 2008, 24-29 August, Belfast, ISBN 0 - 9713192-6x, pp. 467-474.

E. Bilotta, P. Pantano, F. Bertacchini, L. Gabriele, V. Mazzeo, C. Rizzuti and S. Vena (2007): ImaginationTOOLS(TM): Made to play music Edutainment 2007, Springer's LNCS, 369-380.

Bilotta E., Cupellini E., Pantano P., Rizzuti C. (2007): Evolutionary Methods for Melodic Sequences Generation from Non-linear Dynamic Systems EvoMusArt 2007, Springer's LNCS, 585-592.

E. Bilotta, P. Pantano (2007): Patterns of creativity in Design, (keynote talk), Proc. Eurographics Italian Chapter 07, Trento, 209-212, ISBN 978-3905673-62-3.

P.A. Bertacchini, E. Bilotta, P. Pantano, S. Battiato, M. Cronin, G. Di Blasi, A. Talarico, A. Tavernise (2007)Modelling and Animation of Theatrical Greek Masks in an Authoring System, Proc. Eurographics Italian Chapter 07, Trento, 191-198, ISBN 978-3905673-62-3

E. Bilotta, P. Pantano, R. Servidio, S. Rinaudo., V. Talarico (2007) Use of a 3D Graphical User Interface in Microelectronics Learning and Simulation of an Industrial Application, Proc. Eurographics Italian Chapter 07, Trento, 217-224

E. Bilotta, P. Pantano, F. Bertacchini, L. Gabriele, G. Longo, V. Mazzeo, C. Rizzuti, A. Talarico, G. Tocci, S. Vena (2007) ImaginationTOOLSTM. A 3D environment for learning and playing music Proc. Eurographics Italian Chapter 07, Trento, 139-144, ISBN 978-3905673-62-3

L. Fatibene, M. Francaviglia, M. G. Lorenzi, S. Mercandante, P. Pantano (2007): "Portale di Matematica, Fisica e Arte", Atti Convegno Didamatica 2007, Cesena 10-12 Maggio 2007, pp.1-10.

Bilotta E., Francaviglia M., Lorenzi M.G., Mercadante S., Pantano P. (2007): “MARS” – Mathematics and Art: An Innovative web portal (plenari Lecture), 6th International Conference APLIMAT, Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, 6-9 Febraury 2007, pp 257-264

Bilotta E., Cutrì G., Pantano P. (2006): Evolving robot's behavior by using CNNs, Proc. The Ninth International Conference on the SIMULATION OF ADAPTIVE BEHAVIOR (SAB'06) - FROM ANIMALS TO ANIMATS 9, 25 - 29 September 2006, CNR, Roma, Italy, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence,631-639

P. A. Bertacchini, A. Dell’Accio, S. Giambò, G. Naccarato, P. Pantano (2006), WebGIS and tourist personalized itineraries for exploitation of calabrian cultural and archaeological heritage, Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Remote Sensing in Archaeology, Rome, December 2006. 383-388.

P. A. Bertacchini, A. Dell’Accio, P. Pantano, UNA APPLICAZIONE WEBGIS PER LA VALORIZZAZIONE DEL PATRIMONIO ARCHEOLOGICO DELLA MAGNA GRECIA CALABRESE, Atti della 10a Conferenza Nazionale ASITA, Bolzano, novembre 2006. In press.

Alì, G., Bilotta E., Gabriele L., Pantano P. (2006): An E-Learning Platform for Academy and Industry Networks, 2ND IEEE INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON PERVASIVE LEARNING (PEREL 2006), 231-234, IEEE Computer Society Press.

M. Francaviglia, M.G. Lorenzi, P. Pantano (2006), Art & Mathematics - A New Pathway, Proceedings of the Conference CMDE2006 (Aveiro, 15-18 August 2006); A. Rocha et al. eds.; (to appear)

Bertacchini P. A., Bilotta E., Di Bianco E., Di Blasi G., Pantano P. (2006), Virtual Museum Net, Edutainment 2006 International Conference on E-learning and Games April 16-18, 2006, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, in Technologies for E-Learning and Digital Entertainment, (Z. Pan, R. Aylett, H. Diener, X, Jin, S. Gobel, L. Li eds.) Lecture Notes in Computer Science, LNCS 3942, 1321-1330, Springer-Verlag

Bertacchini P. A., Bilotta E., Dell’Accio A., Di Bianco E., Pantano P. (2006), Virtual Museum Net of Calabrian Magna Graecia, Electronic Imaging & Visual Arts, Proc. EVA 2006 Florence, V, Cappellini and J. Hemsley eds., 92-97

Bilotta E., Pantano P., (2005), Il gioco del Caos, in Atti del Convegno “Matematica, Arte e Industria Culturale”, Cetraro, 16-19 Maggio 2005

Bilotta E., Campolo R., Pantano P., Stranges F., Sound Synthesis and chaotic behaviour in Chua’s oscillator, SCEE-Scientific Computing in Electrical Engineering 2004, Lectures Notes in Industrial Mathematics, Springer-Verlag, 289-294

E. Bilotta, P. Pantano, S. Vena: Producing new timbres from chaos, Understanding and creating music 4th Conference, Caserta, Novembre 2004

E. Bilotta, R. Campolo, P.Pantano, F. Stranges: Cultural Products inspired by Chua’s Circuit, Atti VII Congresso SIMAI, Venezia, Settembre 2004

E. Bilotta, G. Campolongo, A. Caruso, P. Pantano: Sounds from Chaos, Atti VII Congresso SIMAI, Venezia, Settembre 2004

Bilotta E., Pantano P. (2004) Von Neumann e Langton: dalla Logica della Vita alla Computazione Emergente, Atti del XXI Convegno di Storia della Fisica e dell’Astronomia, Genova – Chiavari 2002.

Bilotta E., Pantano P. 2003, Matematica, Musica e Tecnologie: un trinomio possibile, Atti del Convegno Matematica senza Frontiere, (relazione su invito), Quaderno n.2 del Dipartimento di Matematica dell’Università di Lecce, 309-324

Bilotta E., Pantano P. (2003), “Crescita di Autoreplicatori”, I workshop Italiano di Vita Artificiale, Università della Calabria, Settembre 2003

Faraco G., Pantano P., Stranges F. (2003) On-line course on Applied Mathematics, The IASTED International Conference on Computers and Advanced Technology in Education~CATE 2003~June 30 - July 2, 2003 Rhodes, Greece.

Bertacchini P. A., Bilotta E., Gabriele L., Pantano P., Servidio R. , 2003. Investigating cognitive processes in robotic programmers developed by children in educational context. Proceeding of International Conference On Simulation And Multimedia in Engineering Education/Western MultiConference on Computer Simulation (ICSEE/WMC'03), Orlando (Florida) January 19-23.

Bilotta E., Lafusa A.,Pantano P. (2002), Is self-replication an emdedded characteristic of artificial/living matter?, Proceedings of Artificial Life VIII, Alife VIII, Sydney, Australia, 38-48

Bilotta E, Pantano P. (2002) , Self reproducers use contrapuntal means, Proc. of ALMMA II-Artificial Life Models for Musical Applications II : Searching for musical creativity, Workshop of the 8th International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems (ALife VIII), University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia., 3-8

Bilotta E., Pantano P. (2002), An advanced tool for authoring multimedia presentation, in Progress in Industrial Mathematics at ECMI 2000, A.M.Anile, V.Capasso, A. Greco (eds), Series: Mathematics in Industry. Vol.1,pp. 126-139, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg

Bilotta E., Pantano P., Talarico V. (2002), Evolutionary Music and Fitness Function, in Progress in Industrial Mathematics at ECMI 2000, A.M.Anile, V.Capasso, A. Greco (eds), Series: Mathematics in Industry. Vol.1, pp. 118-125, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg,

Bilotta E., Giambò S., Pantano P., Evolution and complexity in cellular automata, Atti VI Congresso SIMAI, Chia Laguna, Maggio 2002

POSTER AND CONFERENCE REPORT

E. Bilotta, P. Pantano (2009): Musica dal Chaos in "La Musica in Testa", Sissa, Trieste, 13-15 Gennaio 2009.

E. Bilotta, P. Pantano, C. Rizzuti (2009): Laboratorio di  musica generativa in "La Musica in Testa", Sissa, Trieste, 13-15 Gennaio 2009.

M. Francaviglia, M. G. Lorenzi, P. Pantano (2009), Art & Mathematics: The web-based project SCIENAR, Aplimat 2009, Bratislava, pp.46.

E. Bilotta, P. Pantano (2008): The experimental emergence of new discrete dynamics, in 10th Experimental Chaos Conference, Catania 3-6 June, 2008.

E. Bilotta, P. Pantano (2007): Science and artistic creations coming from Chua's circuit, Berkeley 12 Marzo 2007, Letture tenute su invito del Prof. L. Chua.

E. Bilotta, P. Pantano: Leuven 13-Jul-06 "Complexity and Art" Symposium of the International Francqui Chair of Professor Leon CHUA (Invited talk)

P. Pantano: Bologna 20-21 Marzo 2006 "Complessità in Automi Cellulari ed emergenza di auto riproduttori " Caos, complessita` e Informazione, Accademia delle Scienze di Bologna, 20-21 Marzo 2006 (Relazione su invito)

E. Bilotta, L. Fatibene, M. Francaviglia, M.G. Lorenzi, S. Mercadante, P. Pantano (2006), MArs – il Portale di Arte e Matematica, poster presented at the Conference “L’Università: Ponte tra Scienza e Società” (organized by Agorà Scienze, University of Torino, 15-16 September 2006)

Bilotta E., Pantano P., The Beauty of complexity (Plenary Talk) 5th Understanding Complex Systems Symposium, May 16-19, 2005 Department of Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Bilotta E., Pantano P., Structural and functional growth in self-reproducers, 5th Understanding Complex Systems Symposium, May 16-19, 2005 Department of Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Three-dimensional facial animation for virtual theatre

S. Battiato, G. Di Blasi, G. Gallo, P. A. Bertacchini, E. Bilotta, P. Pantano

Bertacchini, P. A., E. Bilotta, R. De Amicis, E. Di Bianco and P. Pantano 2005 Virtual Museum System of Magna Graecia Proceedings of EVA 2005, Workshop “Knowledge Media Design for Museums”, Palazzo dei Congressi, Firenze

Bilotta E., Pantano P., Strade nella Complessità: Percorsi tra Arte e Scienza, II Workshop Italiano di Vita Artificiale, 2-5 Marzo 2005, (Plenary Talk)

Bilotta E., Francaviglia M., Pantano P., Modellizzazione Matematica del Comportamento Naturale e Artificiale, II Workshop Italiano di Vita Artificiale, 2-5 Marzo 2005

Bilotta E., Lorenzi M., Pantano P., Art Inspired by Cellular Automata, NKS Boston, 2004

Bilotta E., Gabriele A.R., Lorenzi M. G., Pantano P.: CA3D and CA-Tree: Creating virtual objects by using cellular automata, Generative Art, Milano, Dicembre 2004

Faraco G., Pantano P., Stranges F., A web supported Applied Mathematics course, The 13th Conference on Mathematics for Industry 21-25 June 2004 Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Bilotta E., Giambò S., Pantano P., Cellular Automata as mathematical models of genetic transmission, contribution to ECMTB2002-European Conference on Mathematical and Theoretical Biology, Milano, Italy July 2-6, 2002

PUBLICATIONS IN JOURNALS OF SCIENCE COMMUNICATION

F. Bertacchini, P. Pantano (2008): Caos e creatività, Strumenti per l'Industria Culturale, Nuova Civiltà delle Macchine, XXVI (2), 23-34.

F. Bertacchini, P. Pantano (2008): Ambienti Immersivi, Scienza e Società, 5/6, 127-132.

WORKSHOP ACTS

P. Pantano, M. Heilio: “Virtual environments in applied mathematics” in ICIAM07 - 6th International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Zurich, 16-20 July -2007

E. Bilotta, G. Buzzanca, V. Cafagna, G. Di Maio, M. Francaviglia, G. Nottoli, M. Olivetti Belardinelli, P. Pantano, L. Tarabella , Atti del convegno “5th Understanding and Creating Music”, Caserta, 27-30 November 2005

P. A. Bertacchini, E. Bilotta, M. Francaviglia, P. Pantano: Atti del Convegno “Matematica, Arte e Industria Culturale”, Cetraro, 16-19 Maggio 2005

E. Bilotta, M. Francaviglia, P. Pantano: Atti del Minisimposio “Applicazioni della Matematica all’Industria Culturale”, Convegno SIMAI, Venezia, Settembre 2004

P.A.Bertacchini, E. Bilotta, S. Nolfi, P.Pantano: Atti I workshop Italiano di Vita Artificiale, Università della Calabria, Settembre 2003

E.Bilotta, D.Grob, T.Smith,T.Lenaerts, S.Bullock, H.H.Lund, J.Bird, R.Watson, P.Pantano, L.Pagliarini, H.Abbass, R.Standish,M.Bedau (2002) Artificial Life VIII- Workshops, University of New South Wales, Australia

BOOKS AND BOOK CHAPTERS

E. Bilotta, P. Pantano (2010): "Cellular Automata and Complex Systems: Methods for Modelling Biological Phenomena, IGI Global, NY, Hershley, accepted for publication.

E. Bilotta, P. Pantano (2008): "A Gallery of Chua Attractors" [With DVD-ROM], World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd, Singapore, ISBN-13 978-981-279-062-0.

E. Bilotta, P. Pantano (2008): "Cellular Non-Linear Networks as a new paradigm for Evolutionary Robotics" in Hitoshi Iba (Ed.) Frontiers in Evolutionary Robotics, I-Tech Education & Publishing, Vienna, Austria, pp. 87-108, ISBN 978-3-902613-19-6.

E. Bilotta, P. Pantano (2008): “Biological traits in artificial self-reproducing systems”. In F. Orsucci and N. Sala (Eds.) Complexity Science in Information Communication Technologies: Interaction Between Living Systems and Information Technologies" , IGI Global, Hershley, NY, pp. 109-123, ISBN 978-1-59904-627-3.

M. Francaviglia, M.G. Lorenzi, P. Pantano, Communicating Science Today, in: “Proceedings of the Conference on Mathematical Physical Models and Engineering Sciences, Dedicated to P. Renno in the Occasion of his 70th Birthday”; G. D’Anna et al. Eds.; Liguori Editore (Napoli), pp. 289-304.

M. Francaviglia, M.G. Lorenzi, P. Pantano (2008): "Art & Mathematics - A New Pathway" in J. M. Borwein, E. M. Rocha and J. F. Rodriguesl (eds.). Communicating Mathematics in the Digital Era,  A. K. Peters, Ltd, Wellesley, MA, USA, ISBN 978-1-56881-410-0.

E. Bilotta, G. Di Blasi, S. Giambò P. Pantano: “Generating Multi State Cellular Automata by using Chua’s ”Universal Neuron”” in T. Ruggeri, M. Sammartino (Eds) Asymptotic Methods in Non Linear Wave Phenomena, World Scientific, ISBN 13-978-981-270-782-6, pp.12-24.

BERTACCHINI Pier Augusto, BILOTTA Eleonora, GABRIELE Lorella, PANTANO Pietro, SERVIDIO Rocco “Apprendere con le mani. Strategie cognitive per la realizzazione di ambienti di apprendimento-insegnamento con i nuovi strumenti tecnologici”, Milano, Franco Angeli, 2006.