Salvatore Vitabile

High Performance Computing and Networking Institute
Italian National Research Council (CNR)


Dr. Vitabile received his Dr. Ing. degree (M.S.E.E.) in Electronic Engineering from the University of Palermo in 1994.

In 1999, Dr. Vitabile received his doctoral degree in Computer Science from the University of Palermo.

Dr. Vitabile is currently Researcher at the High Performance Computing and Networking Institute (ICAR) of the Italian National Research Council (CNR) in Palermo, Italy.
He is, also, member of the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at the Department of Computer Science of the University of Palermo, Italy.

Research Interests
  • Neural Network Applications
  • Real-Time Image Processing
  • Application Specific Processors
  • Biometric Authentication Systems
  • Multi-Agent Systems Security
Teaching (only italian)
Selected Publications
  • F. Sorbello, G.A.M. Gioiello, S. Vitabile (1999). "Handwritten Character Recognition using a MLP", in L.C. Jain and B. Lazzerini Editors, Knowledge-Based Intelligent Techniques in Character Recognition, Chapter 5, pp. 91-119, CRC Press Publishers.
  • S. Vitabile, G. Pilato, F. Pullara, F. Sorbello (1999). "A Navigation system for Vision-Guided Robots", Proc. of 10 International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing, Venice - Italy, pp. 566-571, IEEE Computer Society Press.
  • S. Vitabile, F. Torterolo, F. Sorbello (1998). "A Neural Multi-Agent Architecture for an Autonomous Mobile Robot Control", Proc. of X Italian Workshop on Neural Nets, Vietri sul Mare (SA) - Italy, pp. 383-388, Springer-Verlag.
  • G.A.M. Gioiello, F. Sorbello, G. Vassallo, S. Vitabile (1996). "A New VLSI Neural Device with Sinusoidal Activation Function for Handwritten Classification", Proc. of 2nd International Conference on Neural Networks and their Applications, Marseilles - France, pp. 238-242.
Contact Information Phone: +39-091-238 264
Fax: +39-091-6529124
Plain mail:
ICAR - Istituto di CAlcolo e Reti ad alte prestazioni
Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche
V.le delle Scienze, Edificio 11
90128 Palermo -- ITALY

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