• Simulation-Based Control of Complex Material Handling Systems 

    Del Grosso, Domenico (Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2010-02-19)
    Material Handling (MH) consists in the movement and storage of parts, in a manufacturing or distribution process, from one location to another. Material Handling Systems (MHSs) are everywhere in production plants, assembly ...
  • Probabilistic Lightweight Ontology per l'estrazione e rappresentazione della Semantica 

    Clarizia, Fabio (Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2011-04-15)
    L'estrazione e la rappresentazione della semantica contenuta nel linguaggio sono tra i principali argomenti che da sempre animano le discussioni in psicologia cognitiva e intelligenza artificiale. Nell'ambi- to di queste ...
  • Modelli e metodologie innovative per una soluzione di e-learning e knowledge management 

    Miranda, Sergio (Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2011-04-20)
    Il tema intorno al quale si concentrano le attività di ricerca svolte è IWT – Intelligent Web Teacher – un’innovativa piattaforma per l’apprendimento a distanza e, più in generale, per la rappresentazione e la gestione ...
  • A study on the role of dielectric and its interface in the performances of Organic Thin-Film Transistor 

    Miscioscia, Riccardo (Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2011-05-06)
    Organic Thin-Film Transistor (OTFT) can be considered one of the building blocks of Organic Large-Area Electronics. The role of this kind of switching device is crucial in the organic information displays field but also ...
  • Stability of Peak-Current-Controlled fourth order StepUp/Down DC/DC converters 

    Cantillo, Andrea (Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2011-05-09)
    The topic of this dissertation is the development of models and design methods for non-isolated Switch-Mode Power Supply (SMPS). Of particular interest are DC/DC converters characterized by step up/down conversion ratio ...
  • Modelling and performance analysis of a neurostimulation system 

    Elia, Simona (Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2011-05-17)
    The activity of this thesis is devoted to modelling the electromagnetic behaviour of complex biological structures and in particular of nerve cells and the study of nanotechnology applications to these structures for ...
  • Characterization, modeling and simulation of 4H-SiC power diodes 

    Freda Albanese, Loredana (Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2011-05-18)
    Exploring the attractive electrical properties of the Silicon Carbide (SiC) for power devices, the characterization and the analysis of 4H-SiC pin diodes is the main topic of this Ph.D. document. In particular, the thesis ...
  • The role of basal ganglia and cerebellum in motor learning. A computational model 

    Senatore, Rosa (Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2012-04-20)
    Our research activity investigates the computational processes underlying the execution of complex sequences of movements and aims at understanding how different levels of the nervous system interact and contribute to ...
  • WLAN indoor positioning: a look at the environment 

    Bruno, Luigi (Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2012-04-20)
    Positioning means to gain awareness, within a certain accuracy, of a mobile device location. It is not a stand alone application, but rather a service that is ground to several applications. Hundreds of research groups ...
  • The Unlucky broker 

    Mazzarella, Fabio (Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2012-05-17)
    This dissertation collects results of the work on the interpretation, characteri- zation and quanti cation of a novel topic in the eld of detection theory -the Unlucky Broker problem-, and its asymptotic extension. The ...
  • Novel models and methods for structured light 3D Scanners 

    Bevilacqua, Maurizio (Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2012-05-22)
    The work made during the PhD course in Information Engineering, was focused on the possibility to find out novel techniques for the quick calibration of a cheap 3D Scanner. It is based on a simple camera and a commercial ...
  • Electromagnetic characterization and modeling of CNT-based composites for industrial applications 

    Spinelli, Giovanni (Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2012-05-22)
    In several applications for the aeronautic, automative and electronic industries, there is an increasing demand of structural nanocomposites exhibiting remarkable thermal and mechanical properties and, at the same time, ...
  • Image partition and video segmentation using the Mumford-Shah functional 

    Cutolo, Alfredo (Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2012-05-30)
    The aim of this Thesis is to present an image partition and video segmentation procedure, based on the minimization of a modified version of Mumford-Shah functional. The Mumford-Shah functional used for image partition ...
  • Efficient indexing and retrieval from large moving object databases through dynamic spatio-temporal queries 

    Leone, Marco (Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2012-10-25)
    Intelligent Transportatin Systems have gained a great importance in the last decades given the growing need for security in many public environments, with particular attention for traffic scenarios, which are daily interested ...
  • Issues in modelling and identification of Discrete Event Systems 

    Coppola, Jolanda (Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2013-03-14)
    Discrete Event System (DES) are systems whose behavior is governed by discrete events occurring asynchronously over time and solely responsible for generating state transitions. DESs are particularly used in the field of ...
  • Carbon nanotube based networks, bio-nano-composites and sensors 

    Di Giacomo, Raffaele (Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2013-03-15)
    The formation of a photosensitive device due to the local breakdown in an MOS structure with an impurity containing oxide layer has been observed. A stepwise breakdown of the oxide layer resulted in the formation of a ...
  • Sliding mode control of DC/DC switching converters for photovoltaic applications 

    Mamarelis, Emilio (Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2013-03-15)
    The maximum power point tracking (MPPT) is one of the most important features of a system that process the energy produced by a photovoltaic generator must hold. It is necessary, in fact, to design a controller that is ...
  • Un metodo basato su LDA per la sentiment analysis 

    Rocca Comite Mascambruno, Paolo (Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2013-03-16)
    La progressiva diffusione dei social network, sia generalisti (quali Twitter, Facebook o Google+, la recente piattaforma messa a punto da Google) sia specializzati (ad esempio le comunità professionali di Linkedin), ha ...
  • Text retrieval and categorization through a weighted word pairs approach 

    Greco, Luca (Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2013-03-19)
    The focus of this dissertation is the development and validation of a novel method for supervised text classification to be used effectively when small sized training sets are available. The proposed approach, which relies ...
  • Models and methods for the design of isolated power converters in high-frequency high-efficiency applications 

    Di Capua, Giulia (Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2013-03-19)
    Isolated power supplies design requires the achievement of overall stress, losses, cost, size and reliability trade-off. This problem is of considerable importance in modern applications of power converters, as for energy ...