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

 

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 ôChemometric analysis for the evaluation of analytical dataö at the State General Laboratory (Nicosia, Cyprus) and lecturer in the course ôSIMCA for isotopic and analytical data regarding food and drink authenticityö 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 ľ 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, UniversitÓ 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

Co-author of MOBYDIGS, software package for the calculation of multivariate regression models by using genetic algorithms (http://www.talete.mi.it).

Co-author of Dragon, software package for the calculation of molecular descriptors (http://www.talete.mi.it).

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

- Kohonen and CPANN toolbox

- Classification toolbox for MATLAB

- MOLMAP multiway toolbox

- Caiman (Classification And Influence Matrix Analysis)

 

Web sites

Webmaster and administrator of the following websites:

- web site on molecular descriptors: http://www.moleculardescriptors.eu/

- web site of the Milano Chemometrics and QSAR Research Group: http://michem.disat.unimib.it/chm/

- web site of the International Academy of Mathematical Chemistry: http://www.iamc-online.org/

- web site of the Italian Chemometric Research group: http://www.gruppochemiometria.it/

 

 

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

 

 

Supervision MSc

 

Simona Cappellini, Studio di nuovi algoritmi per la valutazione del dominio di applicabilitÓ 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:

 

65. Qualitative consensus of QSAR ready biodegradability predictions

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

Toxicological & Environmental Chemistry, in press

 

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. Fernßndez-Varela, M.P. Gˇmez-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. Gˇmez-Carracedo, J.M. Andrade, D. Ballabio, D. Prada-RodrÝguez, S. Muniategui-Lorenzo, V. Consonni, M. Pi˝eiro-Iglesias, P. Lˇpez-MahÝa

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.

 

 

Other papers:

 

9. Prediction of Toxicity from Contaminated Sediments using PLS-DA and CP-ANN Models

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

8th World Congress of Chemical Engineering, Abstract Book (2009) Abstract No. 699

 

8. Evaluation of multivariate classification and variable selection for the distinction of cachaca and rum samples

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

Alimentos, Ciencia e Ingenieria (2007), 16, 113-115

 

7. Analisis multivariante de propiedades fisicas y quimicas de aceites y grasas vegetales del Ecuador

C. Rojas, J. Alvarado, D. Ballabio, R. Todeschini, P. Tripaldi

Alimentos, Ciencia e Ingenieria (2007), 16, 38-40

 

6. Mapping of dairy cream shelf-life by means of mechanical measurements combined with multivariate analysis

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

Alimentos, Ciencia e Ingenieria (2007), 16, 218-220.

 

5. Tecniche innovative combinate naso elettronico e lingua elettronica per la predizione di descrittori sensoriali di vini rossi secchi mediante uso degli Algoritmi Genetici

S. Buratti, S. Benedetti, D. Ballabio

Ingredienti Alimentari (2006), 29, 6-9

 

4. Geographical characterization of extra virgin olive oils by electronic nose

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

7th congresso di scienza e tecnologia degli alimenti (ciseta), 19 September 2005, congress proceedings.

 

3. Multi-way analysis on sensory data: application on time-intensity evaluation of chilli spiced pork patties

D. Ballabio, A. Schiraldi

10th Workshop on the developments in the Italian PhD Research in Food Science Technology, Foggia (Italy), 7-9 September 2005, workshop proceedings.

 

2. Gli indici di Desirability e Utility nel processo

D. Ballabio, C. Regazzoni, S. Mannino

ICP n11, novembre 2004, 38-40

 

1. Oltre il Plug and Play: uso e abuso dell'ICT a supporto delle decisioni manageriali

D. Ballabio, M. Magni

Ticonzero, web journal, 2005, num. 57

 

 

Posters:

 

42. Data fusion strategies for enhancing classification performance: a case study on cytochrome P450

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

XXVI Congresso della Divisione di Chimica Analitica della SocietÓ Chimica Italiana (SCI), Giardini Naxos (Italy), 18-22 September 2016

 

41. A chemometric approach: quality assessment for foodstuffs using high-data fusion methods

M. Coppolino, M. Gandolfi, D. Ballabio, V. Consonni, R. Todeschini, E. Robotti, E. Marengo, F. Gosetti, M. Manfredi

XXVI Congresso della Divisione di Chimica Analitica della SocietÓ Chimica Italiana (SCI), Giardini Naxos (Italy), 18-22 September 2016

 

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

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

XXVI Congresso della Divisione di Chimica Analitica della SocietÓ Chimica Italiana (SCI), Giardini Naxos (Italy), 18-22 September 2016

 

39. Classification parameters: an extended multivariate comparison

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

XXVI Congresso della Divisione di Chimica Analitica della SocietÓ Chimica Italiana (SCI), Giardini Naxos (Italy), 18-22 September 2016

 

38. Exploiting the potential of molecular descriptors through data-fusion strategies: A case study on Cytochrome P450

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

21st European Symposium on Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationship (EuroQSAR 2016), Verona (Italy), 4-8 September 2016

 

37. Integration of QSAR ready biodegradability by means of qualitative consensus

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

21st European Symposium on Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationship (EuroQSAR 2016), Verona (Italy), 4-8 September 2016

 

36. Impact of UV radiation and urban atmospheric aerosols in paint dosimeters over time using Principal Component Analysis

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

XVI Chemometrics in Analytical Chemistry (CAC 2016), Barcelona (Spain), 6-10 June 2016

 

35. Preliminary studies of ultraviolet radiation over time in paint mock-ups

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

2nd International Conference on Innovation in Art Research and Technology, Ghent (Belgium), 21-25 March 2016

 

34. Principal component analysis of chromatic parameters measured on atmospheric aged paint dosimeters

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

2nd International Conference on Innovation in Art Research and Technology, Ghent (Belgium), 21-25 March 2016

 

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

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

XXV Congresso della Divisione di Chimica Analitica della SocietÓ Chimica Italiana (SCI), Trieste (Italy), 13-17 September 2015

 

32. QSAR Study for Modelling the Sweetness and Bitterness Tastes

C. Rojas, D. Ballabio, P.R. Duchowicz, R. Todeschini, P. Tripaldi

Congress of Theoretical Chemists of Latin Expression (CHITEL2015), Torino (Italy), 26-31 July 2015

 

31. Uso de relaciones diagnostico, biomarcadores y redes neurales de Kohonen de 3 vias para la monitorizacion de la evolution temporal de los vertidos de petroleo

M.P. Gˇmez-Carracedo, R. Fernßndez-Varela, D. Ballabio, J.M. Andrade

XX reunion de la Sociedad Espaniolan de Quimica Analitica, Santiago de Compostela (Spain), 1-3 July 2015

 

30. A GC-MS based environmental metabolomics approach to detect oil hydrocarbon stress response of marine polychaetes

R. Fernßndez-Varela, D. Ballabio, G. Tomasi, N.J. Nielsen, J. H. Christensen

Metabolomics2014, Japan, 23-26 June 2014

 

29. Modelling of acute aquatic toxicity towards daphnia magna using GA-kNN method

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

ECO conference, September 2013

 

28. A comparative study on different methods for applicability domain assessment

V. Consonni, D. Ballabio, F. Sahigara, A. Mauri, M. Cassotti, F. Grisoni, R. Todeschini

VIII Colloquium Chemiometricum Mediterraneum, Bevagna (Italy), 30 June - 4 July 2013

 

27. K-Contractive Map (K-CM) for classification

M. Buscema, D. Ballabio, V. Consonni, M. Breda, G. Massini, L. Galli, M. Fabrizi, R. Todeschini

VIII Colloquium Chemiometricum Mediterraneum, Bevagna (Italy), 30 June - 4 July 2013

 

26. Sviluppo di un metodo veloce, economico e non distruttivo per la quantificazione della componente ionica nel particolato atmosferico

U. Molteni, D. Ballabio, P. Fermo, A. Piazzalunga

XIV Congresso Nazionale di Chimica dell'Ambiente e dei Beni Culturali, Rimini (Italy), 2-5 June 2013

 

25. QSAR study on ready biodegradability of chemicals

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

3rd Strasbourg Summer School in Chemoinformatics, Strasbourg (France), 25-29 June 2012

 

24. Multi criteria variable selection for QSARs

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

Euro QSAR 2012, Vienna (Austria), 26-30 August 2012

 

23. QSAR study on ready biodegradability of chemicals

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

Euroscience Open Forum 2012, Dublin (Ireland), 11-15 July 2012

 

22. A (Q)SAR study on ready biodegradability

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

15th International Workshop on Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationships (QSAR2012) in Environmental and Health Sciences, Tallinn (Estonia), 18-22 June 2012

 

21. Read-across methodology in aquatic ecotoxicology and ready biodegradation

T. Ringsted, E. Giagloglou, D. Ballabio, A. Mauri, M. Cassotti, V. Consonni, R. Todeschini

ECO winter school, Madrid (Spain), 27 February -á 2 March 2012

 

20. QSAR study for the prediction of LogP coefficient

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

6th International Symposium on Computational Methods in Toxicology and Pharmacology Integrating Internet Resources (CMTPI-2011), Maribor (Slovenia), 3-7 September 2011

 

19. Comparison of approaches to define Applicability Domain for the application of QSAR models

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

SETAC Europe 21st Annual Meeting, Milan (Italy), 15-19 May 2011

 

18. Molecular descriptors by Dragon software

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

XII Convegno della Divisione di Chimica Analitica della SocietÓ Chimica Italiana, Como (Italy), 13-16 September 2010

 

17. Use of Self Organizing Maps with polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons 3-way data from spilled oils

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

7th Colloquium Chemiometricum Mediterraneum, Granada (Spain), 21-24 June 2010

 

16. Comparing different 3-way decomposition methods applied to roadsoils pollution

M.P. Gomez-Carracedo, D. Ballabio, J.M. Andrade, R. Fernandez-Varela, J. Aires-de-Sousa, R. Todeschini

7th Colloquium Chemiometricum Mediterraneum, Granada (Spain), 21-24 June 2010

 

15. Regression and Classification QSAR Models for the prediction of Bioconcentration Factor in fish

E. Papa, M. Luini, P. Gramatica, V. Consonni, D. Ballabio, R. Todeschini

SETAC Europe 20th Annual Meeting, Sevilla (Spain), 23-27 May 2010

 

14. MOLE DB - on-line Molecular Descriptors Data Base

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

MATH/CHEM/COMP 2008 Conference, Verbania (Italy), 10-13 June 2008

 

13. Analisis multivariante de propiedades fisicas y quimicas de aceites y grasas vegetales del Ecuador

C. Rojas, J. Alvarado, D. Ballabio, R. Todeschini, P. Tripaldi

Ibero-American Congress in Food Engineering, Ambato (Ecuador), 5-8 November 2007

 

12. Evaluation of multivariate classification and variable selection for the distinction of cachaca and rum samples

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

Ibero-American Congress in Food Engineering, Ambato (Ecuador), 5-8 November 2007

 

11. Mapping of dairy cream shelf-life by means of mechanical measurements combined with multivariate analysis

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

Ibero-American Congress in Food Engineering, Ambato (Ecuador), 5-8 November 2007

 

10. Novel XML-based Electronic Format for QSAR Models Exchange and Application

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

6th World Congress on Alternatives & Animal Use in the Life Sciences, Tokyo (Japan), 21-25

August 2007

 

9. Application of chemometrics to improve texture analysis: the case of the combined acoustic-mechanical measurements

L. Piazza, R. Todeschini, J. Gigli, D. Ballabio.

IUFoST 13th World Congress of Food Science and Technology, Nantes (France), 17-21 September 2006

 

8. Tecniche innovative ed analisi statistica multivariata per la autenticazione di oli extravergini di oliva DOP

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

Oli e Grassi Alimentari: innovazioni Tecnologiche e Ricerca Chimica , Bologna (Italy), 30 June 2006

 

7. Fatty Acid Composition in Broiler Meat as Marker of Traceability

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

29th international symposium on capillary chromatography, Riva del Garda (Italy), 29 May-2 June 2006

 

6. Time-Intensity evaluation of chilli spiced pork patties

Helene C. Reinbach, Lene Lauridsen, Davide Ballabio, Margit D. Aaslyng, W.L.P. Bredie, Karsten Olsen, Per Moller

LMC International Food Congress 2006, Copenhagen (Denmark), 15-16 March 2006

 

5. Multi-way analysis on sensory data: application on time-intensity evaluation of chilli spiced pork patties

D. Ballabio, A. Schiraldi

10th Workshop on the developments in the Italian PhD Research in Food Science Technology, Foggia (Italy), 7-9 September 2005

 

4. Application of the PARAFAC2 model on sensory data: Time-Intensity evaluation of meat taste and chilli burn

D. Ballabio, A. Schiraldi

Conferentia Chemometrica 2005 and Chemometrics VII, Hajduszoboszlo (Hungary), 28-31 August 2005

 

3. Comparison of several different fitness functions in regression models

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

Colloquium Chemiometricum Mediterraneum, Ustica (Italy), 25-27 June 2003

 

2. Data mining by a partial ranking strategy (Hasse Diagram Techniques, HDT)

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

Colloquium Chemiometricum Mediterraneum Ustica (Italy), 25-27 June 2003

 

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

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

MRS Spring Meeting 2003 Strasbourg, France, 10-13 June 2003

 

 

Attended congresses and courses

 

Oral presentation and lectures:

 

22. High-level fusion methods to classify samples associated to multiple analytical sources

XVI Chemometrics in Analytical Chemistry (CAC 2016), Barcelona (Spain), 6-10 June 2016

 

21. Recent advances in consensus modelling of multiple analytical chemical data

XXV Congresso della Divisione di Chimica Analitica della SocietÓ Chimica Italiana (SCI), Trieste (Italy), 13-17 September 2015

 

20. A novel unsupervised method for reducing the dimensionality of large QSAR datasets

16th International Workshop on Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationships in Environmental and Health Sciences (QSAR2014), Milan (Italy), 16-20 June 2014

 

19. Multivariate analysis applied to bioprocesses

V International Congress of Industrial Microbiology, BogotÓ (Colombia), 8-10 May 2013

 

18. How to build a predictive QSAR model

ECO summer school, Verona (Italy), 11 June 2012

 

17. Kohonen and CP-ANN toolbox for MATLAB

Italian Chemometric workshop, Albano laziale, Roma (Italy), 26-28 May 2011

 

16. Optimisation of neural network architectures by means of genetic algorithms

XII Convegno della Divisione di Chimica Analitica della SocietÓ Chimica Italiana, Como (Italy), 13-16 September 2010

 

15. Optimisation of Counter-Propagation Artificial Neural Networks by means of genetic algorithms

VII Colloquium Chemiometricum Mediterraneum, Granada (Spain), 21-24 June 2010

 

14. Principal component analysis (PCA), theory and examples

Introductive course on multivariate analysis and quantitative structure - activity relationships (QSAR), Milan (Italy), 19 May 2009

 

13. Kohonen Maps and Counterpropagation Artificial Neural Networks Toolbox for MATLAB

8th Iranian Workshop on Chemometrics, Zanjan (Iran), 7-9 February 2009, invited speaker

 

12. MOLMAP: chemometric strategy based on Kohonen Maps

8th Iranian Workshop on Chemometrics, Zanjan (Iran), 7-9 February 2009, invited speaker

 

11. Introduction to the application of multivariate analysis in food science

III Jornadas de Cienca y Tecnologia, Univesidad del Azuay, Cuenca (Ecuador), 12 November 2008

 

10. Multivariate analysis applied to food science

Segundo Congreso Ecuatoriano de Ingenieria en Alimentos, Loja (Ecuador), 5-7 November 2008, invited speaker

 

9. Chemometric application for the quality monitoring of rheological profiles: case study

Italian Chemometric workshop, Pisa (Italy), 14-15 May 2008

 

8. Statistic tools for PQR (Product Quality Review)

Product Quality Review, Milan (Italy), 4 March 2008

 

7. Moderne tecniche di analisi multivariata applicate ai processi alimentari - Multivariate Analysis and food processes (PAT)

Metodi Analitici Rapidi per il Settore Agro Alimentare, Milan (Italy), 2 October 2007

 

6. Classification of multiway data based on the MOLMAP approach

VI Colloquium Chemiometricum Mediterraneum, Saint-Maximin (France), 5-7 September 2007

 

5. Selection and characterisation of electronic nose sensors by means of Hasse distances

Italian Chemometric workshop, Modena (Italy), 15-16 February 2007

 

4. Characterisation and selection of electronic nose sensors by means of Hasse distances

Workshop on Ranking Methods and Multicriteria Decision Analysis in Environmental Sciences, Verbania (Italy), 2-3 October 2006

 

3. Chemometrics for the authentication and characterization of food products

11th Workshop on the Developments in the Italian PhD Research on Food Science and Technology, Teramo (Italy), 27-29 September, 2006

 

2. Introduction to Chemometrics. Tools for multivariate analysis of chemical data

Joint PAT Workshop, Pomezia (Italy), 6 April 2006

 

1. 3-way chemometric application on sensory data: the chilli flavoured meat balls experience

Italian Chemometric workshop, Varenna (Italy), 26-27 May 2005

 

Attended courses:

 

21 June 2011

Parallel computing in MATLAB and C code generation with MATLAB Coder, Milano (Italy)

 

19 May 2011

Writing success full FP7 cooperation proposals, Milano (Italy)

 

6-8 September 2010

School of Experimental Design, Genova (Italy)

 

13 May 2010

ERC starting grant: becoming independent research leaders. A one-day training session, Milano (Italy)

 

6 September 2006

Multivariate Image Analysis for Statistical Process Control, Copenhagen (Denmark)

 

1-3 April 2005

ERCIM: European Consortium on Informatics and Mathematics - Working Group on Matrix Computations and Statistics, Sixth workshop, Copenhagen (Denmark)

 

14-17 February 2005

PARVUS chemometric school, Genova (Italy)

 

10-25 January 2005

Advanced Chemometrics/Multi-way analysis course - Copenhagen (Denmark)

 

29 June 2004

Chemometric School - Introduction to methods of Experimental Design, Milano (Italy)

 

3- 5 March 2004

II Italian School on Molecular Descriptors, Milano (Italy)

 

Attended congresses:

 

4-8 September 2016

21st European Symposium on Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationship (EuroQSAR 2016), Verona (Italy)

 

6-10 June 2016

XVI Chemometrics in Analytical Chemistry (CAC 2016), Barcelona (Spain)

 

13-17 September 2015

XXV Congresso della Divisione di Chimica Analitica della SocietÓ Chimica Italiana (SCI), Trieste (Italy)

 

16-20 June 2014

16th International Workshop on Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationships in Environmental and Health Sciences (QSAR2014), Milan (Italy)

 

30 June - 4 July 2013

VIII Colloquium Chemiometricum Mediterraneum, Bevagna (Italy) - member of the organizing committee

 

8-10 May 2013

V International Congress of Industrial Microbiology, BogotÓ (Colombia)

 

11-15 June 2012

ECO summer school, Verona (Italy)

 

26-28 May 2011

Italian Chemometric workshop, Albano laziale, Roma (Italy)

 

13-16 September 2010

XII Convegno della Divisione di Chimica Analitica della SocietÓ Chimica Italiana, Como (Italy)

 

21-24 June 2010

VII Colloquium Chemiometricum Mediterraneum, Granada (Spain)

 

7-9 February 2009

8th Iranian Workshop on Chemometrics, Zanjan (Iran), invited speaker

 

5-7 November 2008

Segundo Congreso Ecuatoriano de Ingenieria en Alimentos, Loja (Equador), invited speaker

 

10-13 June 2008

MATH/CHEM/COMP 2008 Conference, Verbania (Italy) - member of the organizing committee

 

14-15 May 2008

Italian Chemometric workshop, Pisa (Italy)

 

5-7 September 2007

VI Colloquium Chemiometricum Mediterraneum, Saint-Maximin (France)

 

15-16 February 2007

Italian Chemometric workshop, Modena (Italy)

 

2-4 October 2006

Workshop on Ranking Methods and Multicriteria Decision Analysis in Environmental Sciences, Verbania (Italy)

 

27-29 September, 2006

11th Workshop on the Developments in the Italian PhD Research in Food Science Technology, Teramo (Italy)

 

30 June 2006

Oli e Grassi Alimentari: innovazioni Tecnologiche e Ricerca Chimica , Bologna (Italy)

 

7 March 2006

La spettroscopia NIR e i prodotti alimentari (workshop), Milano (Italy)

 

7-9 September 2005

10th Workshop on the developments in the Italian PhD Research in Food Science Technology, Foggia (Italy)

 

28-31 August 2005

Conferentia Chemometrica 2005 and Chemometrics VII, Hajduszoboszlo (Hungary)

 

26-27 May 2005

Italian Chemometric workshop, Varenna (Italy)

 

25-27 June 2003

V Colloquium Chemiometricum Mediterraneum, Ustica (Italy)