Davide Ballabio

 

davide.ballabio@gmail.com

 

 

Education

 

2003 - 2006

University of Milano

PhD project in food biotechnology

 

1996 - 2002

University of Milano - Bicocca

Degree in Environmental Sciences (final grade: 110/110 cum laude)

 

1990 - 1995

High School: Liceo Classico Zucchi, Monza

 

 

Professional experiences

 

Sep 2015 - Now

Researcher in chemometrics, QSAR and analytical chemistry at the Milano Chemometrics and QSAR Research Group (Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Milano - Bicocca).

Mar 2014 - Feb 2015

Funding by Reach and Colour Italia srl at the Milano Chemometrics and QSAR Research Group (University of Milano - Bicocca) for the quantitative analysis of relationships between molecular structures and toxicological and chemical-physical properties of dyes.

Scientific consultant for Talete: chemometric consulting and collaboration in the realization of software of multivariate analysis.

 

Jan 2011 - Feb 2014

EC funding at the Milano Chemometrics and QSAR Research Group (University of Milano - Bicocca) under the FP7 framework to develop a new, safe, multifunctional accelerator curative molecule which can replace thiourea-based accelerators in the vulcanisation process (http://www.saferubber.eu/).

Scientific consultant for Talete: chemometric consulting and collaboration in the realization of software of multivariate analysis.

 

Jan 2007 - Dec 2010

Post-doc grant (Milano Chemometrics and QSAR Research Group, University of Milano - Bicocca) for the development of an on-line database of molecular structures, available at: http://michem.disat.unimib.it/mole_db

 

Jan 2004 - Oct 2006

PhD project in food biotechnology (University of Milano): Chemometric characterisation of physical-chemical fingerprints of food products.

Consultant for Tecnogalenica: calibration of NIR instruments by means of chemometrics.

Scientific consultant for Talete: chemometric consulting and collaboration in the realization of software of multivariate analysis.

Visiting PhD student for 8 months (Jan-May 2005 and Jul-Sep 2006) at the Spectroscopy and Chemometrics Group (The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Copenhagen), world leader in multi-way analysis and chemometrics.

Ongoing collaboration with Milano Chemometrics and QSAR Research Group (University of Milano - Bicocca) on researches related to multivariate statistical analysis and statistical software development.

 

Jan 2003 - Dec 2003

Scholarship (University of Milano - Bicocca) for the analysis of quality indices applicable on soils in Lombardia by means of multivariate analysis.

 

Oct 2002 - Dec 2002

Stage at Synergia S.r.l., consulting company specializing in workplace safety and environmental protection.

 

Apr 2002 - Sep 2002

Scholarship (University of Milano - Bicocca) for the evaluation, selection and development of softwares concerning universitary didactical tests.

 

 

Teaching experiences

 

31 May - 1 June 2017

Lecturer in the PhD course (14 hours) on Classification methods in chemometrics at Department of Food Science, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen (Denmark).

 

 

Apr - May 2017

Teaching assistant at the course of Analytical Chemistry (20 hours), Department of Chemistry, University of Milano - Bicocca.

 

 

Jan 2017

Teaching assistant at the course of Chemometrics (12 hours), Department of Chemistry, University of Milano - Bicocca.

 

 

Nov 2016

Teaching assistant at the course of Analytical Chemistry (20 hours), Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Milano - Bicocca.

 

 

Oct - Dec 2016

Laboratory of Instrumental Analytical Chemistry (36 hours) and lecturer at the course of Instrumental Analytical Chemistry (14 hours), Department of Chemistry, University of Milano - Bicocca.

 

 

21-24 June 2016

Seminar “Chemometric analysis for the evaluation of analytical data” at the State General Laboratory (Nicosia, Cyprus) and lecturer in the course “SIMCA for isotopic and analytical data regarding food and drink authenticity” at the NMR laboratory of the State General Laboratory (Nicosia, Cyprus).

 

 

Apr - May 2016

Teaching assistant at the course of Analytical Chemistry (20 hours), Department of Chemistry, University of Milano - Bicocca.

 

 

25 Jan - 10 Feb 2016

Lecturer in the course (80 hours) on Chemometrics and QSAR applied to molecules of biological interest at the University of Azuay (Cuenca, Ecuador).

 

 

Dec 2015

Teaching assistant at the course of Chemometrics (12 hours), Department of Chemistry, University of Milano - Bicocca.

 

 

Dec 2015

Teaching assistant at the course of Instrumental Analytical Chemistry (36 hours), Department of Chemistry, University of Milano - Bicocca.

 

 

Nov 2015

Teaching assistant at the course of Analytical Chemistry (20 hours), Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Milano - Bicocca.

 

 

15-16 June 2015

Lecturer in the PhD course (14 hours) on Classification methods in chemometrics at Department of Food Science, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen (Denmark).

 

 

May 2015

Lecturer in the PhD course (module of Principal Component Analysis, 6 hours) at the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Milan (Italy).

 

Apr 2015 - May 2015

Teaching assistant at the course of Analytical Chemistry (20 hours), Department of Chemistry, University of Milano - Bicocca.

 

Dec 2014

Lecturer in the MSc course of Multivariate Analysis (module on multivariate classification, 4 hours) at the Department of Biotechnology, University of Milano - Bicocca (Italy).

 

 

7-10 July 2014

Lecturer in the PhD course (28 hours) on Classification methods in chemometrics at Department of Food Science, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen (Denmark).

 

 

May 2014

Lecturer in the course of Basics of Statistical Analysis and Multivariate Analysis (16 hours) at the Department of Material Science, University of Milano - Bicocca (Italy).

 

5 May 2014

Seminar on multivariate analysis of isotopic data at the Department of Science and Technology, University of Bolzano (Italy).

 

Oct 2013 - Jan 2014

Teaching assistant at the course of Analytical Chemistry (20 hours) and Chemometrics (10 hours), Department of Chemistry, University of Milano – Bicocca (Italy).

 

Nov 2013

Lecturer in the MSc course of Multivariate Analysis (module on multivariate classification, 8 hours) at the Department of Biotechnology, University of Milano - Bicocca (Italy).

 

October 2013

Lecturer in the course of Multivariate Analysis applied to Electronic Nose data (10 hours) at Demetra.

 

26-27 Sept 2013

Lecturer in the PhD course (16 hours) on Classification methods in chemometrics at Department of Food Science, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen (Denmark).

 

9 May 2013

Seminar on Multivariate Analysis as a tool for the development and control of bioprocesses at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogota (Colombia).

 

6-7 May 2013

Lecturer in the course of Multivariate Analysis applied to Microbiological data (12 hours) at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogota (Colombia).

 

Apr 2013

Lecturer in the course of Basics of Statistical Analysis and Multivariate Analysis (18 hours) at the Department of Material Science, University of Milano - Bicocca (Italy).

 

Nov 2012

Lecturer in the MSc course of Multivariate Analysis (module on multivariate classification, 8 hours) at the Department of Biotechnology, University of Milano - Bicocca (Italy).

 

Oct 2012 - Jan 2013

Teaching assistant at the course of Analytical Chemistry (24 hours) and Chemometrics (24 hours), Department of Chemistry, University of Milano - Bicocca.

 

27 Mar - 5 Apr 2012

Lecturer in the Chemometrics and Experimental Design course (16 hours) at the Master in Materials for Energy and Environment, Università degli Studi del Piemonte Orientale (Italy).

 

13 - 15 Dec 2011

Lecturer in the Advanced Chemometrics MSc course (module on multivariate classification) at the Department of Food Science, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen (Denmark).

 

14 Dec 2011

Seminar on Classification methods in chemometrics at Department of Food Science, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen (Denmark).

 

22 Feb - 4 Mar 2011

Consulting on data analysis and course on chemometrics (12 hours) at the National University of Colombia in Bogota (Colombia).

 

23-24 Nov 2010

Lecturer in the course on multivariate classification for PhD students and industry partners (12 hours) at the Quality & Technology Research Group, Department of Food Science, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen (Denmark).

 

Sep - Oct 2010

Assistant in the training course on Experimental Design (32 hours) in the project Formulation and developing of new products in cosmetic companies.

 

4-19 Feb 2010

Consulting on the data analysis and course on chemometrics (20 hours) in the project Selection of physical chemical indicators for cataloguing Colombian apicultural products at the National University of Colombia in Bogota (Colombia).

 

Oct - Dec 2009

Teaching assistant at the course on Analytical Chemistry (56 hours), department of Chemistry, University of Milano - Bicocca.

 

11-12 Nov 2008

Lecturer in the course (16 hours) on chemometrics and basic multivariate modelling, University of Loja (Ecuador)

 

20-31 Oct 2008

Lecturer in the full course (30 hours) of advanced modelling and applications on environmental and technological problems (modelistica superior aplicada a problemas tecnologicos y gestion ambiental) for the Master of technological management, University of Cuenca (Ecuador)

 

Oct 2007

Lecturer in the on-line course (4 hours) of chemometrics for the master: Diplomado Superior en Analisis de Datos y Sistemas Complejos, Universidad del Azuay, Cuenca (Ecuador)

 

04-11 Nov 2006

Lecturer in the course on chemometrics (20 hours) at the National University of Colombia in Bogota, during the cooperation program between IILA (Institute Italo - Latino Americano) and the National University of Colombia.

 

03-05 Mar 2004

Teaching assistant during the Second Italian School on Molecular Descriptors (University of Milano - Bicocca).

 

Jan 2003 - Dec 2003

Teaching assistant during the Master level sessions of:

- Environmental Management and Sustainability (University of Milano - Bicocca)

- Cultural Goods management (University of Milano)

- Quality and Safety of alimentary Products: analytical, statistical and managerial aspects (University of Milano).

 

Mar 2003 - Jun 2003

Lecturer in the course on Operative Research, Probability and Statistics (Department of Computer Sciences, University of Milano - Bicocca)

 

 

Languages and Informatic Skills

 

Languages

Excellent spoken and written English

Basic spoken and written Spanish

 

Informatic skills

Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office, Macromedia Flash 5, Macromedia DreamWeaver, Photoshop, FrontPage. Good skills in WEB sites development

Excellent knowledge of the main statistical softwares: Statistica, SPSS, Unscramble and MATLAB.

Excellent programming skills in MATLAB and Visual Basic.

 

Software developed

Author of several MATLAB toolboxes, available at: http://michem.disat.unimib.it/chm

- Kohonen and CPANN toolbox

- Classification toolbox for MATLAB

- PCA toolbox for MATLAB

 

Referee activity

 

Continuative activity as referee for the following peer reviewed international journals:

African Journal of Agricultural Research

Algorithms for Molecular Biology

Analyst

Analytica Chimica Acta (top referee 2008)

Analytical Chemistry

Analytical & Bioanalytical Chemistry

Atmospheric Environment

Central European Journal of Chemistry

Chemical Reviews

Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems

Environmental Pollution

European Food Research and Technology

Food and Bioprocess Technology: An International Journal

IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics--Part C: Applications & Reviews

International Journal of Molecular Sciences

International Journal of Pharmaceutics

Iranian Journal of Mathematical Chemistry

Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry

Journal of Biomedical Science and Engineering

Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling

Journal of Chemometrics

Journal of Chromatography A

Journal of Computational Chemistry

Journal of Computer-Aided Molecular Design

Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis (top referee 2006)

Journal of the Iranian Chemical Society

Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing

Molecular informatics

SAR and QSAR in Environmental Research

Science of the Total Environment

Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy

Talanta

Trends in Analytical Chemistry

 

 

Supervision MSc

 

Simona Cappellini, Studio di nuovi algoritmi per la valutazione del dominio di applicabilità di modelli QSAR (New algorithms for the applicability domain evaluation in QSAR models), University of Milano - Bicocca (Italy), July 2010

 

Matteo Cassotti, Evaluation of performance and toxicological relevance of accelerators used in the vulcanization process of polychloroprene rubbers, University of Milano - Bicocca (Italy), October 2011

 

Advisor for: Mohammad Shahbazy, Exploratory analysis of excitation-emission fluorescence data from colorectal cancer with oblique rotation of factors and self-organizing maps, Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences (Iran), September 2013

 

Filippo Gravino, Design of chemometric and QSAR solutions to develop inhibitors of trehalase as insecticides, University of Milano - Bicocca (Italy), October 2015

 

Fabrizio Biganzoli, Comparison of recent advances in consensus modelling of environmental and toxicological QSAR predictions, University of Milano - Bicocca (Italy), November 2016

 

 

Supervision PhD

 

Faizan Sahigara, Tools for prediction of environmental properties of chemicals by QSAR/QSPR within REACH. An applicability domain perspective. University of Milano-Bicocca, June 2013, Marie Curie ITN Environmental Chemoinformatics (ECO) project

 

Kamel Mansouri, New molecular descriptors for estimating degradation and fate of organic pollutants by QSAR/QSPR models within REACH. University of Milano-Bicocca, June 2013, Marie Curie ITN Environmental Chemoinformatics (ECO) project

 

Matteo Cassotti, QSAR study of aquatic toxicity by chemometrics methods in the framework of REACH regulation. University of Milano-Bicocca, March 2015

 

External reviewer for Ainara Lopez, Near-infrared spectroscopy and hyperspectral imaging for non-destructive quality inspection of potatoes. University of Navarre (Spain), 2016

 

 

Publications

 

PhD Thesis

 

Chemometric characterisation of physical-chemical fingerprints of food products

D. Ballabio

PhD thesis, University of Milano (2006), discussed on 22/01/2007

 

 

Papers on peer reviewed international journals:

 

66. Qualitative consensus of QSAR ready biodegradability predictions

D. Ballabio, F. Biganzoli, R. Todeschini, V. Consonni

Toxicological & Environmental Chemistry, in press

 

65. Principal Component Analysis to interpret changes in chromatic parameters on paint dosimeters exposed long-term to urban air

A. Herrera, D. Ballabio, N. Navas, R. Todeschini, C. Cardell

Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems (2017), 167, 113-122

 

64. Valorization of side streams from a SSF biorefinery plant: Wheat straw lignin purification study

L. Zoia, A. Salanti, E.L. Tolppa, D. Ballabio, M. Orlandi

Bioresources (2017), 12, 1680-1696

 

63. Beware of unreliable Q2! A comparative study of regression metrics for predictivity assessment of QSAR models.

R. Todeschini, D. Ballabio, F. Grisoni

Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling (2016), 56, 1905-1913

 

62. Mixtures, metabolites, ionic liquids: a new measure to evaluate similarity between complex chemical systems

A. Mauri, D. Ballabio, R. Todeschini, V. Consonni

Journal of Cheminformatics (2016), 8:49, 1-3

 

61. A new concept of higher-order similarity and the role of distance/similarity measures in local classification methods

R. Todeschini, D. Ballabio, F. Grisoni, V. Consonni

Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems (2016), 157, 50-57

 

60. Oblique rotation of factors: A novel pattern recognition strategy to classify fluorescence excitation-emission matrices of human blood plasma for early diagnosis of colorectal cancer

M. Shahbazy, M. Vasighi, M. Kompany-Zareh, D. Ballabio

Molecular BioSystems (2016), 12, 1963-1975

 

59. Multimethod approach to trace the geographical origin of alpine milk: a case study of Tyrol region

M. Scampicchio, D. Eisenstecken, L. De Benedictis, C. Capici, D. Ballabio, T. Mimmo, P. Robatscher, L. Kerschbaumer, M. Oberhuber, A. Kaser, C. Huck, S. Cesco

Food Analytical Methods (2016), 9, 1262-1273

 

58. Quantitative structure-activity relationships to predict sweet and non-sweet tastes

C. Rojas, D. Ballabio, V. Consonni, P. Tripaldi, A. Mauri, R. Todeschini

Theoretical Chemistry Accounts (2016), 135, 66

 

57. N3 and BNN: Two new similarity based classification methods in comparison with other classifiers.

R. Todeschini, D. Ballabio, M. Cassotti, V. Consonni

Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling (2015), 55, 2365-2374

 

56. A MATLAB toolbox for Principal Component Analysis and unsupervised exploration of data structure

D. Ballabio

Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems (2015), 149 Part B, 1-9

 

55. The use of diagnostic ratios, biomarkers and 3-way Kohonen Neural Networks to monitor the temporal evolution of oil spills

R. Fernández-Varela, M.P. Gómez-Carracedo, D. Ballabio, J.M. Andrade

Marine Pollution Bulletin (2015), 96, 313-320

 

54. A similarity-based QSAR model for predicting acute toxicity towards the fathead minnow (Pimephales promelas)

M. Cassotti, D. Ballabio, R. Todeschini, V. Consonni

SAR and QSAR in Environmental Research (2015), 26, 217-243

 

53. Impact of medium-distance pollution sources in a Galician suburban site (NW Iberian peninsula)

M.P. Gómez-Carracedo, J.M. Andrade, D. Ballabio, D. Prada-Rodríguez, S. Muniategui-Lorenzo, V. Consonni, M. Piñeiro-Iglesias, P. López-Mahía

Science of the Total Environment (2015), 512-513, 114-124

 

52. Towards global QSAR model building for acute toxicity: Munro database case study

S. Chavan, I. Nicholls, B. Karlsson, A. Rosengren, D. Ballabio, V. Consonni, R. Todeschini

International Journal of Molecular Sciences (2014), 15, 18162-18174

 

51. Validation and extension of a similarity-based approach for prediction of acute aquatic toxicity towards Daphnia Magna

M. Cassotti, V. Consonni, A. Mauri, D. Ballabio

SAR and QSAR in Environmental Research (2014), 25, 1013-1036

 

50. K-CM: a new artificial neural network. Application to supervised pattern recognition

M. Buscema, V. Consonni, D. Ballabio, A. Mauri, G. Massini, M. Breda, R. Todeschini

Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems (2014), 138, 110-119

 

49. A novel variable reduction method adapted from space-filling designs

D. Ballabio, V. Consonni, A. Mauri, M. Claeys-Bruno, M. Sergent, R. Todeschini

Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems (2014), 136, 147-154

 

48. Prediction of acute aquatic toxicity towards daphnia magna by using the GA-kNN method

M. Cassotti, D. Ballabio, V. Consonni, A. Mauri, I. Tetko, R. Todeschini

Alternatives to Laboratory Animals (2014), 42, 31-41

 

47. Assessing the validity of QSARs for ready biodegradability of chemicals: an Applicability Domain perspective

F. Sahigara, D. Ballabio, R. Todeschini, V. Consonni

Current Computer-Aided Drug Design (2014), 10, 137-147

 

46. QSPR study of rheological and mechanical properties of Chloroprene rubber accelerators

R. Todeschini, V. Consonni, D. Ballabio, A. Mauri, M. Cassotti, S. Lee, A. West, D. Cartlidge

Rubber Chemistry and Technology (2014), 87, 219-238

 

45. Oxygen consumption in South African Sauvignon blanc wines: role of glutathione, sulphur dioxide and certain phenolics

D. Fracassetti, C. Coetzee, A. Vanzo, D. Ballabio, W.J. du Toit

South African Journal of Enology and Viticulture (2013), 34, 156-169

 

44. Classification tools in chemistry. Part 1: Linear models. PLS-DA

D. Ballabio, V. Consonni

Analytical methods (2013), 5, 3790-3798

 

43. Locally-centred Mahalanobis distance: a new distance measure with salient features towards outlier detection

R. Todeschini, D. Ballabio, V. Consonni, F. Sahigara, P. Filzmoser

Analytica Chimica Acta (2013), 787, 1-9

 

42. Defining a novel k-Nearest Neighbours approach to assess the applicability domain of a QSAR model for reliable predictions

F. Sahigara, D. Ballabio, R. Todeschini, V. Consonni

Journal of Cheminformatics (2013), 5:27, 1-9

 

41. Quantitative Structure - Activity Relationship models for ready biodegradability of chemicals

K. Mansouri, T. Ringsted, D. Ballabio, R. Todeschini, V. Consonni

Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling (2013), 53, 867-878

 

40. Particle size, chemical composition, seasons of the year and urban, rural or remote site origins as determinants of biological effects of particulate matter on pulmonary cells

M.G. Perrone, M. Gualtieri, V. Consonni, L. Ferrero, G. Sangiorgi, E. Longhin, D. Ballabio, E. Bolzacchini, M. Camatini

Environmental Pollution (2013), 176, 215-227

 

39. Effects of supervised Self Organising Maps parameters on classification performance

D. Ballabio, M. Vasighi, P. Filzmoser

Analytica Chimica Acta (2013), 765, 45-53

 

38. A MATLAB Toolbox for Self Organizing Maps and supervised neural network learning strategies

D. Ballabio, M. Vasighi

Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems (2012), 118, 24-32

 

37. Screening oil spills by mid-IR spectroscopy and supervised pattern recognition techniques

M.P. Gomez-Carracedo, R. Fernandez-Varela, D. Ballabio, J.M. Andrade

Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems (2012), 114, 132-142

 

36. Comparison of different approaches to define the Applicability Domain of QSAR models

F. Sahigara, K. Mansouri, D. Ballabio, A. Mauri, V. Consonni, R. Todeschini

Molecules (2012), 17, 4791-4810

 

35. Chemometric analysis of gas chromatography with flame ionisation detection chromatograms: A novel method for classification of petroleum products

N.J. Nielsen, D. Ballabio, G. Tomasi, R. Todeschini, J.H. Christensen

Journal of Chromatography A (2012), 1238, 121-127

 

34. Relationships between apple texture and rheological parameters by means of multivariate analysis

D. Ballabio, V. Consonni, F. Costa

Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems (2012), 111, 28-33

 

33. Monitoring of Alcoholic Fermentation using NIR and MIR Spectroscopy combined with Electronic Nose and Electronic Tongue

S. Buratti, D. Ballabio, G. Giovanelli, C.M. Zuluaga Dominguez, A. Moles, S. Benedetti, N. Sinelli

Analytica Chimica Acta (2011), 697, 67-74

 

32. Genetic Algorithms for architecture optimisation of Counter-Propagation Artificial Neural Networks

D. Ballabio, M. Vasighi, V. Consonni, M. Kompany-Zareh

Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems (2011), 105, 56-64

 

31. Comparing roadsoils pollution patterns extracted by MOLMAP and classical 3-way decomposition methods

M.P. Gomez-Carracedo, D. Ballabio, J.M. Andrade, J. Aires-de-Sousa, V. Consonni

Analytica Chimica Acta (2010), 677, 64-71

 

30. Self Organizing Maps For Analysis Of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons 3-Way Data From Spilled Oils

R. Fernandez-Varela, M.P. Gomez-Carracedo, D. Ballabio, J.M. Andrade, V. Consonni, R. Todeschini

Analytical Chemistry (2010), 82, 4264-4271

 

29. A chemometric approach to the environmental problem of predicting toxicity in contaminated sediments

M. Alvarez-Guerra, D. Ballabio, J. M. Amigo, J. R. Viguri, R. Bro

Journal of Chemometrics (2010), 24, 379-386

 

28. Canonical Measure of Correlation (CMC) and Canonical Measure of Distance (CMD) between sets of data. Part 3. Variable selection in classification.

D. Ballabio, V. Consonni, A. Mauri, R. Todeschini

Analytica Chimica Acta (2010), 657, 116-122

 

27. Evaluation of model predictive ability by external validation techniques

V. Consonni, D. Ballabio, R. Todeschini

Journal of Chemometrics (2010), 24, 104-201

 

26. Development of models for predicting toxicity from sediment chemistry by partial least squares-discriminant analysis and counter-propagation artificial neural networks

M. Alvarez-Guerra, D. Ballabio, J. M. Amigo, R. Bro, J. R. Viguri

Environmental Pollution (2010), 158, 607-614

 

25. Canonical Measure of Correlation (CMC) and Canonical Measure of Distance (CMD) between sets of data. Part 2. Variable reduction.

V. Consonni, D. Ballabio, A. Manganaro, A. Mauri, R. Todeschini

Analytica Chimica Acta (2009), 648, 45-51

 

24. Canonical Measure of Correlation (CMC) and Canonical Measure of Distance (CMD) between sets of data. Part 1. Theory and simple chemometric applications.

R. Todeschini, D. Ballabio, V. Consonni, A. Manganaro, A. Mauri

Analytica Chimica Acta (2009), 648, 52-59

 

23. The Kohonen and CP-ANN toolbox: a collection of MATLAB modules for Self Organising Maps and Counterpropagation Artificial Neural Networks

D. Ballabio, V. Consonni, R. Todeschini

Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems (2009), 98, 115-122

 

22. Comments on the definition of the Q2 parameter for QSAR validation.

V. Consonni, D. Ballabio, R. Todeschini

Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling (2009), 49, 1669-1678

 

21. Dairy cream response in instrumental texture evaluation processed by multivariate analysis

L. Piazza, J. Gigli, C. Rojas, D. Ballabio, R. Todeschini, P. Tripaldi

Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems (2009), 96, 258-263

 

20. Introduction to MOLE DB - on-line Molecular Descriptors Database

D. Ballabio, A. Manganaro, V. Consonni, A. Mauri, R. Todeschini

MATCH, communications in mathematical and in computer chemistry (2009), 62, 199-207

 

19. Fatty acid composition of lipid classes in commercial breast muscle of capons as a marker of the dietary fat source

F. Carcione, L.M. Chiesa, D. Ballabio, S. Soncin, P.A. Biondi, P. Cattaneo, C. Cantoni

Italian Journal of Food Science (2009), 21, 149-156

 

18. A new similarity/diversity measure for the characterization of DNA sequences

R. Todeschini, D. Ballabio, V. Consonni, A. Mauri

Croatica Chemica Acta (2008), 81, 657-664

 

17. Classification of GC-MS measurements of wines by combining data dimension reduction and variable selection techniques

D.Ballabio, T. Skov, R. Leardi, R. Bro

Journal of Chemometrics (2008), 22, 457-463

 

16. Peptides multivariate characterisation using a molecular descriptor based approach

A. Mauri, D. Ballabio, V. Consonni, A. Manganaro, R. Todeschini

MATCH, communications in mathematical and in computer chemistry (2008), 60, 671-690

 

15. Multiblock Variance Partitioning. A new approach for comparing variation in multiple data blocks.

T. Skov, D. Ballabio, R. Bro

Analytica Chimica Acta (2008), 615, 18-29

 

14. Amperometric Electronic Tongue for Food Analysis

M. Scampicchio, D. Ballabio, A. Arecchi, M.S. Cosio, S. Mannino

Microchimica Acta (2008), 163, 11-21

 

13. Classification of multiway analytical data based on MOLMAP approach

D. Ballabio, V. Consonni, R. Todeschini

Analytica Chimica Acta (2007), 605, 134-146

 

12. Interactions between oral burn, meat flavour and texture in chili spiced pork patties evaluated by Time-Intensity

H. C. Reinbach, L. Meinert, D. Ballabio, M. D. Aaslyng, W.L.P. Bredie, K. Olsen, P. Moller

Food Quality and Preference (2007), 18, 909-919

 

11. Characterization of the traditional Cypriot spirit Zivania by means of Counterpropagation Artificial Neural Networks

D. Ballabio, R. Kokkinofta, R. Todeschini, C. R. Theocharis

Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems (2007), 87, 78-84

 

10. On the Application of Chemometrics for the study of Acoustic-Mechanical properties of Crispy Bakery products

L. Piazza, J. Gigli, D. Ballabio

Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems (2007), 86, 52-59

 

9. A new similarity/diversity measure for sequential data

R. Todeschini, D. Ballabio, V. Consonni, A. Mauri

MATCH, communications in mathematical and in computer chemistry (2007), 57, 51-67

 

8. CAIMAN (Classification And Influence Matrix Analysis): a new approach to the classification based on leverage-scaled functions

R. Todeschini, D. Ballabio, V. Consonni, A. Mauri, M. Pavan

Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems (2007), 87, 3-17

 

7. Evaluation of different storage conditions of extra virgin olive oils with a innovative recognition tool built by means of electronic nose and electronic tongue

M.S. Cosio, D. Ballabio, S. Benedetti, C. Gigliotti

Food Chemistry (2007), 101, 485-491

 

6. Prediction of Italian red wine sensorial descriptors from electronic nose, electronic tongue and spectrophotometric measurements by means of Genetic Algorithms regression models

S. Buratti, D. Ballabio, S. Benedetti, M.S. Cosio

Food chemistry (2007), 100, 211-218

 

5. Characterization of DNA primary sequences by a new similarity/diversity measure based on the partial ordering

R. Todeschini, V. Consonni, A. Mauri, D. Ballabio

Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling (2006), 46, 1905-1911

 

4. A chemometric approach based on a novel similarity/diversity measure for the characterization and selection of electronic nose sensors

D. Ballabio, M.S. Cosio, S. Mannino, R. Todeschini

Analytica Chimica Acta (2006), 578, 170-177

 

3. Geographical classification of wine and olive oil by means of classification and influence matrix analysis (CAIMAN)

D. Ballabio, A. Mauri, R. Todeschini, S. Buratti

Analytica Chimica Acta (2006), 570, 249-258

 

2. Geographical origin and authentication of extra virgin olive oils by an electronic nose in combination with artificial neural networks.

M.S. Cosio, D. Ballabio, S. Benedetti, C. Gigliotti

Analytica Chimica Acta (2006), 567, 202-210

 

1. Classification of ancient Etruscan ceramics using statistical multivariate analysis of data

P. Fermo, F. Cariati, D. Ballabio, V. Consonni, G. Bagnasco

Applied Physics A (2004), 79, 299-307

 

 

Book chapters:

 

9. Distances and other dissimilarity measures in chemometrics

R. Todeschini, D. Ballabio, V. Consonni

in Encyclopedia of Analytical Chemistry, R.A. Meyers (ED) John Wiley & Sons, 2015

 

8. Enhancing chemical information in QSAR: Generalized Graph-Theoretical Matrices

V. Consonni, D. Ballabio, R. Todeschini

in Novel Molecular Structure Descriptors - Theory and Applications II, I. Gutman, B. Furtula (Eds.), University of Kragujevac and Faculty of Science Kragujevac, 2010, 21-55

 

7. Novel molecular descriptors based on functions of new vertex degrees

R. Todeschini, D. Ballabio, V. Consonni

in Novel Molecular Structure Descriptors - Theory and Applications I, I. Gutman, B. Furtula (Eds.), University of Kragujevac and Faculty of Science Kragujevac, 2010, 73-100

 

6. Applications of Selforganizing Maps to Address Environmental Studies

M.P. Gomez-Carracedo, D. Ballabio, J.M. Andrade, R. Fernandez-Varela, V. Consonni

in Soft Computing Methods for practical Environmental solutions: techniques and studies, M. Gestal , D. Rivero (EDs), IGI Global Publishers, 2010, 332-353

 

5. Geographical characterisation of olive oil by means of multivariate classification: application of CAIMAN

D. Ballabio, R. Todeschini

in Olives and Olive Oil in Health and Disease Prevention, V.R. Preedy, R.R. Watson (EDs), Elsevier, 2010, 129-137

 

4. The DART (Decision Analysis by Ranking Techniques) software

A. Manganaro, D. Ballabio, V. Consonni, A. Mauri, M. Pavan, R. Todeschini

in Scientific Data Ranking Methods: Theory and Applications, R. Todeschini, M. Pavan (EDs), Elsevier, 2008, 193-209

 

3. Multi-Criteria Decision Making (MCDM) Methods: A Tool for Assessing River Ecosystem Health using Functional Macroinvertebrate Traits

S. Canobbio, V. Mezzanotte, D. Ballabio, M. Pavan

in Scientific Data Ranking Methods: Theory and Applications, R. Todeschini, M. Pavan (EDs), Elsevier, 2008, 169-188

 

2. Similarity/diversity measure for sequential data based on Hasse matrices: Theory and applications

A. Mauri, D. Ballabio

in Scientific Data Ranking Methods: Theory and Applications, R. Todeschini, M. Pavan (EDs), Elsevier, 2008, 111-137

 

1. Multivariate Classification for Qualitative Analysis

D. Ballabio, R. Todeschini

in Infrared Spectroscopy for Food Quality Analysis and Control, Da-Wen Sun (ED), Elsevier, 2008, 83-104.