• Presentazione
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Orario di ricevimento
  • Insegnamenti
  • Ricerca

Marco Picone ha conseguito nel 2008 con Lode la Laurea Specialistica in Ingegneria Informatica e nel 2012 il Dottorato in Tecnologie dell'Informazione presso l'Universita' degli Studi di Parma. E' stato Assegnista di Ricerca dal 2012 al 2015 presso l'Universita' degli Studi di Parma e nel 2011 Research Visitor nel gruppo NetOS del Computer Laboratory presso l'University of Cambridge (Inghilterra). La sua attivita' di ricerca include Distributed Systems, Internet of Things, Vehicular Networks, Pervasive e Mobile Computing.

Ha pubblicato numerosi articoli scientifici su riviste e conferenze internazionali ed ha partecipato al Technical Program Committee di diverse conferenze scientifici ed eventi internazionali. Inoltre e' stato anche tra gli organizzatori delle Scuole di Dottorato “Internet of Things and Smart Cities Ph.D. School” 2013 e 2014 e del Workshop IoT-Sys 2015 (MobiSys Conference).

Attualmente e' professore a contratto presso l'Universita' degli Studi di Parma per il corso di Programmazione di Sistemi Mobili e Co-Founder e Head of Mobile Computing presso l'azienda Caligoo Srl.

Marco Picone ha conseguito nel 2008 con Lode la Laurea Specialistica in Ingegneria Informatica e nel 2012 il Dottorato in Tecnologie dell'Informazione presso l'Universita' degli Studi di Parma. E' stato Assegnista di Ricerca dal 2012 al 2015 presso l'Universita' degli Studi di Parma e nel 2011 Research Visitor nel gruppo NetOS del Computer Laboratory presso l'University of Cambridge (Inghilterra). La sua attivita' di ricerca include Distributed Systems, Internet of Things, Vehicular Networks, Pervasive e Mobile Computing.

Ha pubblicato numerosi articoli scientifici su riviste e conferenze internazionali ed ha partecipato al Technical Program Committee di diverse conferenze scientifici ed eventi internazionali. Inoltre e' stato anche tra gli organizzatori delle Scuole di Dottorato “Internet of Things and Smart Cities Ph.D. School” 2013 e 2014 e del Workshop IoT-Sys 2015 (MobiSys Conference).

Attualmente e' professore a contratto presso l'Universita' degli Studi di Parma per il corso di Programmazione di Sistemi Mobili e Co-Founder e Head of Mobile Computing presso l'azienda Caligoo Srl.

Lista pubblicazioni: 

  • [Journal] “A Sidecar Object for the Optimized Communication Between Edge and Cloud in Internet of Things Applications” S. Busanelli, S. Cirani, L. Melegari, M. Picone, M. Rosa, L. Veltri (Feature Paper) MPDI Future Internet Journal - Special Issue Cloud Computing and Internet of Things 2019 ISSN: 1999-5903, DOI: 10.3390/fi11070145, https://www.mdpi.com/1999-5903/11/7/145
  • [Book] “Internet of Things: Architectures, Protocols and Standards.” S. Cirani, G. Ferrari, M. Picone, and L. Veltri, Wiley, UK: 2018 (to appear). ISBN: 9781119359678.
  • [Journal] “Virtual Replication of IoT Hubs in the Cloud: A Flexible Approach to Smart Object Management” Simone Cirani, Gianluigi Ferrari, Mirko Mancin, Marco Picone.  MDPI Journal of Sensor and Actuator Networks, 7(2):16. , 2018. https://doi.org/10.3390/jsan7020016
  • [Journal] “Improving quality of experience in future wireless access networks through fog computing” N. Iotti, M. Picone, S. Cirani, and G. Ferrari IEEE Internet Computing, special issue on Fog Computing, vol. 21, no. 2, March/April 2017, pp. 26-33. DOI: 10.1109/MIC.2017.38.
  • [Journal] “Wearable Computing for the Internet of Things” S. Cirani and M. Picone. IT Professional (IEEE Computer Society), vol.17, no. 5, pp. 35-41, Sept.-Oct. 2015, doi:10.1109/MITP.2015.89
  • [Journal] “Applying security to a big stream cloud architecture for the Internet of Things” L. Belli, S. Cirani, L. Davoli, G. Ferrari, L. Melegari, and M. Picone. International Journal of Distributed Systems and Technologies (IJDST), Special Issue on Advances in Cloud for Smart Cities, January-March 2016, Vol. 7, No. 1, January-March 2016, pp. 37-58. DOI: 10.4018/IJDST.2016010103.
  • [Conference] “Effective authorization for the Web of Things” S. Cirani, and M. Picone IEEE 2nd World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT), 2015. 14-16 Dec. 2015. Milan Italy.  DOI: 10.1109/WF-IoT.2015.7389073
  • [Conference] “The IoT hub: a fog node for seamless management of heterogeneous connected smart objects” S. Cirani, G. Ferrari, N. Iotti, and M. Picone Fog Networking for 5G and IoT Workshop, in conjunction with 12th Annual IEEE International Conference on Sensing, Communication and Networking (SECON 2015), Seattle, WA, USA, June 2015, pp. 1-6. DOI: 10.1109/SECONW.2015.7328145.
  • [Conference] “A Novel Smart Object-Driven UI Generation Approach for Mobile Devices in the Internet of Things” L. Belli, S. Cirani, A. Gorrieri and M. Picone ACM SmartObjects 2015, Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Experiences with the Design and Implementation of Smart Objects.  ISBN: 978-1-4503-3535-5 doi.10.1145/2797044.2797046
  • [Journal] “D4V: a peer-to-peer architecture for data dissemination in smartphone-based vehicular applications” M. Picone, M. Amoretti, G. Ferrari, and F. Zanichelli. PeerJ Computer Science, 1:e15, August 2015. DOI: 10.7717/peerj-cs.15.
  • [Journal] “Biomarkers in NeoMark European project for oral cancers” T. Poli, C. Copelli, D. Lanfranco, D. Salvi, K. Exarchos, M. Picone, D. Ardigò, S. Steger, M. José Rolo Da Fonseca, M. De Fazio, E. Martinelli and E. Sesenna. Springer Biomarkers in Disease: Methods, Discoveries and Applications: Biomarkers in Cancer. Pages 729-752. ISBN (Print)9789400776814, 9789400776807. January 2015.
  • [Conference] “A data-driven IoT-oriented dual-network management protocol” G. Ferrari, P. Medagliani, S. Cirani, M. Picone, and G. FerrariIEEE Int. Conf. on Communications (ICC 2015), 4th IEEE International Workshop on Smart Communication Protocols and Algorithms (SCPA 2015) ('ICC'15 - Workshops 26'), London, UK, June 2015, pp. 1539-1544. DOI: 10.1109/ICCW.2015.7247398.
  • [Book Chapter] “Simulating Wireless and Mobile Systems: the Integration of DEUS and Ns-3” M. Amoretti, M. Picone, F. Zanichelli, and G. Ferrari chapter 16 in Modeling and Simulation of Computer Networks and Systems: Methodologies and Applications, edited by M. S. Obaidat, F. Zarai, and P. Nicopolitidis, pp. 465-484, Morgan Kaufmann, Germany, 2015. ISBN: 978-0-12-800887-4. DOI:10.1016/B978-0-12-800887-4.00016-X.
  • [Journal] “Design and Deployment of an IoT Application-Oriented Testbed” L. Belli, S. Cirani, L. Davoli, A. Gorrieri, M. Mancin, M. Picone, G. Ferrari.  IEEE Computer, Special Issue Activating the Internet of things, vol. 48, no. 8, September 2015, pp. 32-40. DOI:10.1109/MC.2015.253. See also: R. Want and S. Dustdar, "Activating the Internet of Things," in the same issue of IEEE Computer, pp. 16-20, Cover Feature (our paper is one of the three featured papers).
  • [Journal] “A Scalable Big Stream Cloud Architecture for the Internet of Things” L. Belli, S. Cirani, L. Davoli, G. Ferrari, L. Melegari, M. Montón, M. Picone  International Journal of Systems and Service-Oriented Engineering (IJSSOE), 5 (4), pp. 26-53, 2015, ISSN: 1947-3052.
  • [Conference] “An Open-Source Cloud Architecture for Big Stream IoT Applications” L. Belli, S. Cirani, L. Davoli, L., M. Montón, M. Picone  Ivana Podnar Žarko Krešimir Pripužić, Martin Serrano (Ed.): Interoperability and Open-Source Solutions for the Internet of Things (International Workshop, FP7 OpenIoT Project, Held in Conjunction with SoftCOM 2014, Split, Croatia, September 18, 2014, Invited , 9001, pp. 73-88, Springer International Publishing, 2015, ISBN: 978-3-319-16545-5.
  • [Book] “Advanced Technologies for Intelligent Transportation Systems” M. Picone, S. Busanelli, M. Amoretti, F. Zanichelli, G. Ferrari  Springer International Publishing, 2015,  ISBN: 978-3-319-10667-0, (doi:10.1007/978-3-319-10668-7,  Print ISBN: 978-3-319-10667-0, Online ISBN: 978-3-319-10668-7, Series ISSN: 1868-4394 ).
  • [Conference] “A Simulation Platform for Large-Scale Internet of Things Scenarios in Urban Environments” G. Brambilla, M. Picone, S. Cirani, M. Amoretti, F. Zanichelli The First International Conference on IoT in Urban Space (Urb-IoT 2014), Roma, Italy, 27-28 October 2014., 2014.
  • [Journal] “IoT-OAS: An OAuth-based Authorization Service Architecture for Secure Services in IoT Scenarios” S. Cirani, M. Picone, P. Gonizzi, L. Veltri, G. Ferrari IEEE Sensors Journal, PP (99), 2014, ISSN: 1530-437X, (DOI: 10.1109/JSEN.2014.2361406). Top 50 (up to no. 14) most downloaded IEEE Sensors Journal papers in the months of October/December 2014, January-March 2015, April-May 2015, July and September 2015. Top 25 most downloaded IEEE Sensors Journal papers in the months of March and April 2016.
  • [Conference] “Lightweight Multicast Forwarding for Service Discovery in Low-power IoT Networks” M. Antonini, S. Cirani, G. Ferrari, P. Medagliani, M. Picone, L. Veltri IEEE 22st International Conference on Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks (SoftCOM), Split (Croatia), September 17-19, 2014 , 2014.
  • [Conference] “An Open-Source Cloud Architecture for Big Stream IoT Applications” L. Belli, S. Cirani, L. Davoli, L. Melegari, M. Montón, M. Picone IEEE 22st International Conference on Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks (SoftCOM), Split (Croatia), September 17-19, 2014 , 2014.
  • [Conference] “mjCoAP: An Open-Source Lightweight Java CoAP Library for Internet of Things Applications” S. Cirani, M. Picone, L. Veltri.  IEEE 22st International Conference on Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks (SoftCOM), Split (Croatia), September 17-19, 2014 , 2014.
  • [Journal] “A Scalable and Self-Configuring Architecture for Service Discovery in the Internet of Things” S. Cirani, L. Davoli, G. Ferrari, R. Lèone, P. Medagliani, M. Picone, L. Veltri IEEE Internet of Things (IoT) Journal, (99), 2014, ISSN: 2327-4662, (DOI: 10.1109/JIOT.2014.2358296).
  • [Conference] “A Graph-based cloud architecture for big stream real-time applications in the Internet of Things” L. Belli, S. Cirani, G. Ferrari, L. Melegari, M. Picone. 2nd International Workshop on CLoud for IoT (CLIoT 2014), Manchester, United Kingdom, September 2014, 2014.
  • [Conference] “An Adaptive Peer-to-Peer Overlay Scheme for Location-based Services” G. Brambilla, M. Picone, M. Amoretti, F. Zanichelli IEEE 13th International Symposium on Network Computing and Applications (NCA 2014), Cambridge, MA, USA, 21-23 August 2014., 2014.
  • [Conference]  “Performance Evaluation of a SIP-based Constrained Peer-to-Peer Overlay” S. Cirani, L. Davoli, M. Picone, L. Veltri 5th International Workshop on Modeling and Simulation of Peer-to-Peer and Autonomic Systems (MOSPAS 2014). 
  • [Journal] “Combining Geo-referencing and Network Coding for Distributed Large Scale Information Management.” M. Picone, M. Amoretti, M. Martalò, F. Zanichelli, G. Ferrari Journal of Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, ISSN 1532-0626, Ed. Wiley, doi:10.1002/cpe.3221. 
  • [Journal] “Sporadic Decentralized Resource Maintenance for P2P Distributed Storage Networks”  M. Martalò, M. Amoretti, M. Picone, G. Ferrari. Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, Vol. 74, No.2, pp.2029-2038, ISSN 0743-7315, Ed. Elsevier, doi:10.1016/j.jpdc.2013.11.001
  • [Journal] "Information content and analysis methods for multi-modal high-throughput biomedical data" B. Ray, M. Henaff, S. Ma, E. Efstathiadis, E. R. Peskin, M. Picone, T. Poli, C. F. Aliferis, A. Statnikov. (Nature) Scientific Reports. ISSN (online): 2045-2322. doi:10.1038/srep04411.
  • [Conference] “A Cost-Effective Approach to Software-in-the-Loop Simulation of Pervasive Systems and Applications.” G. Brambilla, A. Grazioli, M. Picone, F. Zanichelli, M. Amoretti PerCom 2014, WiP Session, Budapest, Hungary, March 2014.
  • [Journal] “A session initiation protocol for the Internet of Things” S. Cirani, M. Picone and L. Veltri Scalable Computing: Practice and Experience, Volume 14, Number 4, pp. 249–263, DOI 10.12694/scpe.v14i4.931, ISSN 1895-1767
  • [Conference] “CoSIP: A Constrained Session Initiation Protocol for the Internet of Things” S. Cirani, M. Picone and L. Veltri Advances in Service-Oriented and Cloud Computing, Communications in Computer and Information Science Volume 393, 2013, pp 13-24. Workshops of ESOCC 2013, Málaga, Spain, September 11-13, 2013.
  • [Journal] “Cross-Network Information Dissemination in VANETs: Experimental Results from a Smartphone-based Testbed” S. Busanelli, F. Rebecchi, M. Picone, N. Iotti, G. Ferrari.  MDPI Future Internet 2013, 5(3), 398-428; doi:10.3390/fi5030398.
  • [BookChapter] “Honest vs Cheating Bots in PATROL-based Real-Time Strategy MMOGs” S. Sebastio, M. Amoretti, J. R. Murga, M. Picone, S. Cagnoni. In "Evolution, Complexity and Artificial Life", Ed. Springer, ISBN 978-3-642-37576-7.
  • [Conference] “Experimental Analysis of VHO-enabled Mobile Application for Data Offloading in Heterogeneous Wireless Networks” M. Picone, G. Spigoni, S. Busanelli, N. Iotti, G. Ferrari. The 9th International Wireless Communications & Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC 2013). July 1 – 5, 2013 – Cagliari, Sardinia – Italy.
  • [Conference] “Simulating Mobile and Distributed Systems with DEUS and ns-3” M. Amoretti, M. Picone, F. Zanichelli, G. Ferrari. International Conference on High Performance Computing and Simulation 2013, Helsinki, Finland, July 2013. 
  • [Conference] “Code Migration in Mobile Clouds with the NAM4J Middleware” A. Grazioli, M. Picone, F. Zanichelli and M. Amoretti. International Workshop on Mobile Cloud Computing : Data, Management & Security (mCloud 2013), hosted by the 14th International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM 2013), June 3-6 2013, Milan, Italy. 
  • [Conference] “Collaborative Mobile Application and Advanced Services for Smart Parking” A. Grazioli, M. Picone, F. Zanichelli and M. Amoretti. First International Workshop on Next-Generation Location-Based Services (LBS n.0), hosted by the 14th International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM 2013), June 3-6 2013, Milan, Italy. 
  • [Journal] “Merging Person-Specific Bio-Markers for Predicting Oral Cancer recurrence through an Ontology.” D. Salvi, M. Picone, M. T. Arredondo, M. F. Cabrera-Umpierrez, A. Esteban, S. Steger, T. Poli.  IEEE Transaction On Biomedical Engineering. vol.60, no.1, pp.216,220, Jan. 2013 doi: 10.1109/TBME.2012.2216879.
  • [Conference] “Performance analysis of vertical handover algorithms between Wi-Fi and LTE networks.” G. Spigoni, G. Ferrari, M. Picone, S. Busanelli, N. Iotti, and G. Guerri,  BIT's 1st Annual Congress of u-World (U-World-2012, Theme: Internet of Things and Ubiquitous Network), Session 2-5: Enhanced Mobile Network, Dalian, China, August 2012. Invited talk.
  • [Conference] “An Enhanced VHO-enabled application for data offloading in heterogeneous wireless networks.” G. Spigoni, G. Ferrari, M. Picone, S. Busanelli, N. Iotti, and G. Guerri.  1ST ANNUAL WORLD CONGRESS OF EMERGING INFOTECH-2012 (WCEIT-2012, Theme: Welcome 3rd Wave Revolution of IT/ICT Industry), TRACK 24: NEXT GENERATION WIRELESS/MOBILE COM, Dalian, China, August 2012. Invited talk.
  • [Conference] “A Joint Peer-to-Peer and Network Coding Approach for Large Scale Information Management.“ M. Picone, M. Amoretti, M. Martalò, E. Meco, F. Zanichelli, G. Ferrari.  HPCS 2012, Madrid, Spain, July 2012.  
  • [Conference] “A Decentralized Smartphone Based Traffic Information System.” M. Picone, M. Amoretti, F. Zanichelli. IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium 2012 . June 3-7, 2012, Alcalá de Henares, Spain.
  • [Conference] “Sense and Sensibility in a Pervasive World.” C. Efstratiou, I. Leontiadis, M. Picone, K. K. Rachuri, C. Mascolo, J. Crowcroft.  10th International Conference on Pervasive Computing (Pervasive 2012). Newcastle, UK. June 2012.
  • [Conference] “Don't kill my ads! Balancing Privacy in an Ad-Supported Mobile Application Market.” I. Leontiadis, C. Efstratiou, M. Picone, C. Mascolo. 13th ACM Sigmobile Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems and Applications (HotMobile 2012). San Diego, CA, USA. February 2012.
  • [Conference] “Global Ambient Intelligence: an Autonomic Approach.”M. Amoretti, M. Picone, F. Zanichell. 4th International Workshop on Sensor Networks and AmbientIntelligence (SeNAmI) - IEEE International Conference on PervasiveComputing and Communications (PerCom 2012). March 19-23, 2012 Lugano, Switzerland. 
  • [Conference] “Simulating Smart Cities with DEUS.”M. Picone, M. Amoretti, F. Zanichelli. 5th International ICST Conference on Simulation Tools and Techniques (SIMUTools 2012). Desenzano, Italy - March 19-23 2012. 
  • [Conference] “Honests vs Cheating Bots in PATROL-based Real-Time Strategy MMOGs.”S. Sebastio, M. Amoretti, J. R. Murga, M. Picone, S. Cagnoni. Italian Workshop on Artificial Life and Evolutionary Computation(WIVACE 2012).Parma, Italy, February 2012.
  • [Conference] “Location-aware Overlay Scheme for Vehicular Networks.“M.Picone, M. Amoretti, F. Zanichelli, G. Conte.CONGRESSO NAZIONALE AICA 2011. Smart Tech & Smart Innovation - La strada per costruire futuro.Torino, 15-16-17 Novembre 2011, Politecnico di Torino. 
  • [Conference] “Evaluating the Robustness of the DGT Approach for Smartphone-based Vehicular Networks.” M.Picone, M. Amoretti, F. Zanichelli. 5th IEEE Workshop On User MObility and VEhicular Networks, Bonn Germany (Colocated with LCN 2011), October 4-7, 2011. 
  • [Journal] “Proactive Neighbor Localization Based on Distributed Geographic Table.”  M. Picone, M. Amoretti, F. Zanichelli. International Journal of Pervasive Computing and Communications, Vol.7, No.3, pp.240-263, October 2011, ISSN 1742-7371, Ed. Emerald, doi:10.1108/17427371111173022. 
  • [Conference] “Mobile Architecture for Dynamic Generation and Scalable Distribution of Sensor-based Applications.” M. Picone, M. Muro, V. Micelli, M. Amoretti, F. Zanichelli. Mobilware 2011, 4th International ICST Conference on MOBILe Wireless MiddleWARE, Operating Systems, and Applications. June 22-24, 2011 - London, UK.
  • [Conference] “Parallel & Distributed Simulation with DEUS.” M. Amoretti, M. Picone, S. Bonelli, F. Zanichelli. MOSPAS 2011, Workshop on MOdeling and Simulation of Peer-to-Peer Architectures and Systems. Jul 4, 2011 - Jul 8, 2011, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • [Conference] “Randomized network coding in distributed storage systems with layered overlay.”M. Martalò, M. Picone, M. Amoretti, G. Ferrari, R. Raheli. Information Theory and Applications (ITA). San Diego, CA, USA, February 2011. 
  • [Conference] “Proactive Neighbor Localization Based on Distributed Geographic Table.” M. Picone, M. Amoretti, F. Zanichelli. 8th International Conference on Advances in Mobile Computing & Multimedia (MoMM2010),  8 - 10 November 2010, Paris, France.
  • [Conference] “Modeling and Simulation of Autonomic P2P Systems Based on Altruistic Policies.” M. Amoretti, G. Conte, M. Muro, M. Picone, F. Zanichelli.  Informatica Quantitativa 2010. Pisa, 7-9 luglio 2010.
  • [Conference] “A Pratical Network Coding Approach for Peer-to-Peer Distributed Storage.”  M. Martalò, M. Picone, R. Bussandri, M. Amoretti. NetCod 2010, The 2010 IEEE International Symposium on Network Coding. Toronto, Canada, June 9 — 11, 2010.
  • [Conference] “GeoKad: A P2P Distributed Localization Protocol.”  M. Picone, M. Amoretti, F. Zanichelli. Work in Progress at 8th IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications PerCom 2010. Mannheim, Germany, March 29 - April 2, 2010. 
  • [Conference] “Peer-to-Peer Architecture for Real-Time Strategy MMOGs with Intelligent Cheater Detection.” M. Picone, S. Sebastio, S. Cagnoni, M. Amoretti. DISIO 2010 ICST/CREATE-NET Workshop. Torremolinos, Malaga, Spain - March 15, 2010 
  • [Conference] “NeoMark: how to predict oral cancer recurrence through multiscale data analysis.” M. Picone, S. Steger, K.P. Exarchos, M. Fazio, G. Chiari, D. Ardigò, E. Martinelli. VPH Network of Excellence (VPH-NoE 2010), Brussels, Belgium.
  • [BookChapter] “Enabling Heterogeneous Data Integration and Biomedical Event Prediction through ICT: the test case of Cancer Reoccurrence.” M. Picone, S. Steger, K. Exarchos, M. De Fazio, Y. Goletsis, D. I. Fotiadis, E. Martinelli, D. Ardigo‘. Software Tools and Algorithms for Biological Systems – Springer – Book series, Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology (AEMB). doi: 10.1007/978-1-4419-7046-6_37, ISSN 0065-2598
  • [Conference] “E-Inclusive Videoconference Services in Ambient Assisted Living Environments.” M. Amoretti, G.Copelli, M. Muro, M. Picone, F. Zanichelli. A Conference Workshop of 3rd European Conference on Ambient Intelligence November 18th - 21st 2009, Salzburg, Austria.
  • [Conference] “An Evaluation Criterion for Adaptive Neighbor Selection in Heterogeneous Peer-to-Peer Networks.” M. Picone, M. Amoretti, F. Zanichelli. 12th IFIP/IEEE International Conference on Management of Multimedia and Mobile Networks and Services, MMNS 2009, Venice, Italy, October 26-27, 2009.  LNCS 5842, pp. 144–156, 2009.

Su appuntamento-da concordare tramite mail. 

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2019/2020

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2018/2019

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2017/2018

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2016/2017

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2015/2016

Linee di ricerca

Distributed Systems, Internet of Things, Vehicular Networks, Pervasive e Mobile Computing

Pubblicazioni

Orcid

0000-0001-8902-6909

Contatti

Ubicazione dell'ufficio

Parco Area delle Scienze, 181/A, Parma, ITALY