Special sessions have the main aim of creating a mini-workshop on a specific topic, where researchers working on the same argument can make knowledge, familiarize, exchange ideas, create cooperation.
Special Sessions are being developed by designated chairs.

If you, as an author, have a paper that could be included in one of these sessions, you may submit an extended abstract selecting your favourite session. If the abstract is not selected for the session, it may be included in another part of the technical program.

To submit extended abstracts to the special session, follow the submission instructions for regular sessions, but remind to specify the special session to which the paper is directed.

List of Special Sessions

  1. Special Session #1: Wearable Adaptive System for Monitoring, Supporting and Caring for Humans

    Organized by: Naomi du Bois, University of Bath, UK, Nicola Moccaldi, University of Naples Federico II, Italy

  2. Special Session #2: Data Generation and Deep Learning Methods applied to Fault Diagnosis and Prognosis

    Organized by: Loredana Cristaldi, Luca Martiri, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

  3. Special Session #3: Data-driven and Artificial Intelligence Perspectives in Battery Characterization Systems

    Organized by: Christian Laurano, Marco Faifer, Politecnico di Milano, Italy; Loris Cannelli, Dalle Molle Institute for Artificial Intelligence, Switzerland

  4. Special Session #4: Productivity, Sustainability and Enabling Technologies in the Framework of Funded Projects

    Organized by: Loredana Cristaldi, Politecnico di Milano, Italy; Marco Sacco, STIIMA, National Research Council of Italy (CNR), Italy; Flaviana Tagliaferri, Hochschule Mittweida, University of Applied Sciences, Germany

  5. Special Session #5: Wearable devices and data for physiological, activity and environmental monitoring

    Organized by: Alessandra Angelucci, Andrea Aliverti, Politecnico di Milano, Italy; Sara Caramaschi, Dario Salvi, Malmö University

  6. Special Session #6: eXtended Reality as a gateway to the Metaverse: Practices, Theories, Technologies and Applications

    Organized by: Giuseppe Caggianese, Luigi Gallo, National Research Council of Italy (CNR), Institute for High-Performance Computing and Networking (ICAR), Napoli, Italy; Nicola Capece, University of Basilicata, Potenza, Italy

  7. Special Session #7: Mixed Reality and Wearable Vision: Understanding and Supporting Human Behavior

    Organized by: Francesco Ragusa, Antonino Furnari, Giovanni Maria Farinella, University of Catania, Italy

  8. Special Session #8: Active wearable brain-computer interfaces for healthcare

    Organized by: Angela Natalizio, Politecnico di Torino, Italy; Antonio Esposito, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Italy

  9. Special Session #9: Sensors, Extended Reality and Artificial Intelligence for Human Behavior Analysis

    Organized by: Andrea Zingoni, Juri Taborri, University of Tuscia, Italy

  10. Special Session #10: Integrated, multimodal, and multiscale approaches to explore the human brain and neuromuscular system

    Organized by: Maria Agnese Pirozzi, Leandro Donisi, Fabrizio Esposito, University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Naples, Italy; Francesco Amato, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy

  11. Special Session #11: Forensic Investigations: Digital Forensics, AI and XR Applications

    Organized by: Luca Guarnera, University of Catania, Italy; Vincenzo Rinaldi, University of Dundee, UK

  12. Special Session #12: Artificial Intelligence, Biometrics and Extended Reality for Criminal Investigation and Forensic Science

    Organized by: Aldo Franco Dragoni, Milena Martarelli, Paolo Contardo, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy; Paolo Sernani, Università di Macerata, Italy

  13. Special Session #13: Artificial Intelligence and Generative Models for Medical Data Simulation: Shaping the Future of Diagnostics and Treatment

    Organized by: Daniele Ravi, University of Hertfordshire, UK; University College London, UK; Razvan Marinescu, University of Californa at Santa Cruz, USA

  14. Special Session #14: Multi-level Computational Modelling for Neural Engineering, Neurorobotics and Neurostimulation

    Organized by: Volker Steuber, Nada Yousif, University of Hertfordshire, UK

  15. Special Session #15: Exploring the Human Factor: Measurements in Mixed Reality, Virtual Reality, and Augmented Reality

    Organized by: Marta Mondellini, STIIMA, National Research Council of Italy (CNR), Italy; Mario Covarubbias, Polytechnic of Milan, Italy

  16. Special Session #16: AI-Powered Social and Assistive Robotics

    Organized by: Farshid Amirabdollahian, Patrick Holthaus, University of Hertfordshire, UK; Angelo Cangelosi, University of Manchester, UK; Giorgio Metta, Italian Institute of Technology, Italy

  17. Special Session #17: Use of artificial intelligence to improve the performances of sensors and measurement configurations

    Organized by: Valentina Bello, University of Pavia, Italy; Simone Pasinetti, Cristina Nuzzi, University of Brescia, Italy

  18. Special Session #18: Trends and perspectives in artificial intelligence for neural signal and image processing

    Organized by: Stefania Coelli, Eleonora Maggioni, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

  19. Special Session #19: Artificial Intelligence for Health

    Organized by: Francesco Guarnera, Alessia Rondinella, Alessandro Ortis, Sebastiano Battiato, University of Catania, Italy

  20. Special Session #20: Artificial intelligence-based cutting-edge technologies for advanced medical image processing and analysis

    Organized by: Selene Tomassini, University of Trento, Italy; Niccolò Marini, University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland, Switzerland; Maria Chiara Fiorentino, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy

  21. Special Session #21: Artificial intelligence, complex networks and computational models to explore brain cognitive functions and neurological disorders

    Organized by: Giulia Varotto, Laboratory for Clinical Neuroscience, Center for Biomedical Technology of the Polytechnic University of Madrid, Spain; Jesùs Poza Crespo, Department of Signal Theory and Communications of the University of Valladolid, Spain; Elisa Visani, Magnetoencephalography laboratory, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto NEurologico Carlo Besta, Milan, Italy

  22. Special Session #22: Metrology for eXtended Reality in precision tasks

    Organized by: Vincenzo Ferrari, Fabrizio Cutolo, University of Pisa, Italy; Ersilia Vallefuoco, University of Trento, Italy; Luigi Duraccio, University of Naples Federico II, Italy

  23. Special Session #23: Artificial Intelligent methods for Smart Sensors and Sensor Networks

    Organized by: Enza Panzardi, Ada Fort, Paolo Andreini, Simone Bonechi, Monica Bianchini, University of Siena, Italy

  24. Special Session #24: Exploring Challenges and Opportunities to Detect Fine-Grained Finger Microgestures in Everyday Contexts

    Organized by: Shelly Vishwakarma, University of Southampton, UK; Adwait Sharma, University of Bath, UK

  25. Special Session #25: Assistive technologies for human-machine interactions in harsh environments

    Organized by: Michael Kuhl, Flaviana Tagliaferri, Hochschule Mittweida, University of Applied Science, Germany, Maurice Rekrut, Mansi Sharma, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, Germany

  26. Special Session #26: Metrology and Machine Learning in Medical Applications

    Organized by: Sabatina Criscuolo, Marisa Pesola, Fabrizio Lo Regio, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Italy, Esther Durá Martinez, Universitat de Valencia, Spain

  27. Special Session #27: AI & XR-powered Decision Support Systems

    Organized by: Daniele Spoladore, Vera Colombo, Atieh Mahroo, STIIMA, National Research Council of Italy (CNR), Italy

  28. Special Session #28: Leveraging XR and AI in innovative industrial applications

    Organized by: Vito Renò, Maria Di Summa, STIIMA, National Research Council of Italy (CNR), Italy; Michele Gattullo, Politecnico di Bari, Italy

  29. Special Session #29: Law and Ethics approaching AI: impact on human beings

    Organized by: Veronica Scotti, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

  30. Special Session #30: Microwaves and Artificial Intelligence for Biomedical Applications

    Organized by: Sandra Costanzo, University of Calabria, Italy

  31. Special Session #31: Responsible Innovation for Next-Generation XR-BCI-AI Systems and Architectures

    Organized by: Pratik Thantharate, SUNY Binghamton, US, Rohit Abhishek, University of Missouri, US, Shyam Bhojwani, Workato Inc.

  32. Special Session #32: Advancing Environmental Monitoring with Image-Based Solutions

    Organized by: Francesco Isgrò, Salvatore Manfreda, University of Naples Federico II, Italy

  33. Special Session #33: Perspectives of Explainable Artificial Intelligence and Data Mining in Medical applications

    Organized by: Lerina Aversano, Chiara Verdone, University of Sannio, Italy; Martina Iammarino, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy; Debora Montano, Centro Regionale Information Communication Technology, Italy

  34. Special Session #34: Creative XR and Robotics: Unleashing the power of convergence

    Organized by: Vali Lalioti, Hooman Samani, Creative Computing Institute, University of the Arts London, UK

  35. Special Session #35: Data-Driven, Personalised and Adaptive XR

    Organized by: Crescent Jicol, Anca Salagean, University of Bath, UK

  36. Special Session #36: Large Language Models (LLMs) Revolutionizing Perception, Cognition and Behavior of Artificial and Human Agents

    Organized by: Lorenzo Cominelli, Sergio Frumento, Federico Galatolo, Mario Giovanni Cosimo Andrea Cimino, University of Pisa, Italy

  37. Special Session #37: Sensors for Sustainability

    Organized by: Alvo Aabloo, University of Tartu, Estonia, Salvatore Graziani, University of Catania, Italy, Luca Patanè, Maria Gabriella Xibilia, University of Messina, Italy

  38. Special Session #38: Neural Engineering and Metrology for Postural Control and Gait Analysis

    Organized by: Marco Recenti, Kyle Joseph Edmunds, Carmine Gelormini, Reykjavik University, Iceland

  39. Special Session #39: AI-Powered Virtual Sensors

    Organized by: Nicola Giulietti, Università di Pavia,Italy; Paolo Chiariotti, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

  40. Special Session #40: Adaptive and personalized human-machine interfaces

    Organized by: Alberto Greco, Alejandro Luis Callara, Francesco Bossi, Danilo Menicucci, Enzo Pasquale Scilingo, University of Pisa, Italy; Manuela Chessa, University of Genova, Italy

  41. Special Session #41: Medical Image Digital Transformation

    Organized by: Paolo Gargiulo, Reykjavik University, Iceland

  42. Special Session #42: Bio-Inspired and Neuromorphic Applications of Memristive Devices

    Organized by: Alon Ascoli, Fernando Corinto, Politecnico di Torino, Italy, Ahmet Samil Demirkol, Ronald Tetzlaff, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany, Martin Ziegler, Technische Universität Ilmenau, Germany, Stefan Slesazec, NaMLab

  43. Special Session #43: Empowering the Aging Society in the Digital Era

    Organized by: Saber Sami, University of East Anglia, UK, Salvatore Livatino, University of Hertfordshire, UK

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