Scientific Activity
(Italian version)
The research activity concerns mainly Statistics and Probability Theory. Topics in Informatics and Numerical Analysis are studied too.
Applications in different fields are carried out. The topics studied in these last years, together with some of the most recent applications, are listed below.
Parametric Statistical Inference
 Bayesian and classical inferential methods
 Probabilistic methods for combining experts beliefs
 Regression analysis
 Sensitivity Analysis
 Sequential estimation in statespace processes
Nonparametric Statistical Inference
 Bayesian methods in point processes and renewal processes
 Bayesian robustness
 Multivariate analysis
 Survival analysis
 Tree methodology and its extensions
Probability Theory and Statistical Inference for Stochastic Processes
 Divergence measures for probability measures.
 Functionals of random probability measures
 Nonparametric Bayesian inference
 Stochastic Differential Equations and Diffusion Processes
Curves and Surfaces Approximation
 Approximation of distribution functions and density functions via moments
 Bayesian estimation of wavelet coefficients
 Methods for reconstruction of functions
Mathematical and Scientific Documentation for the Net
 Mathematics and Informatics for Wikipedia
and its connection with eLearning systems
 Procedures and languages for preparation, control, indexing, hypertextual
organization and presentation of scientific documents on the Web
 Textual analysis
Advanced Databases
 Algorithms for advanced databases
Simulation methods
 MCMC algorithms for model choice
 Monte Carlo methods
 Simulation of laws of functionals of random probability measures
Applications in the ecosystem framework
 Analysis of arthropod population dynamics in marine and agricultural ecosystems
 Evaluation of management strategies using an informationtheoretic approach
 Parameter estimation for functional response in predatorprey systems
Applications to Economy and Finance
 Evaluation of nonstandard options
 Industrial bidding and project management
Applications in the geophysical framework
 Evaluation of the occurrence probability through stress release models
 Identification of seismic phases
 Rainfall analysis for landslide control and climatic changes assessment
 Seismic hazard assessment through timedependent stochastic models
 Study of macroseismic attenuation
 Study of the time evolution of aftershock sequences
Applications to Engineering and Technology
 Automatic classification of digital images
 Electrical load forecasting
 Repairable system reliability theory
 Studies on web pages legibility
Applications to Health Science
 Risk factors in cardiovascular diseases
 Spectral EEG analysis to characterise the psycophysiological state
of cirrothic patients
