A paper by Cristina Rottondi and Alessandro Giusti gets a Best Paper Award
13 November 2020
The paper titled “Machine-Learning Method for Quality of Transmission Prediction of Unestablished Lightpaths” by Rottondi, C., Barletta, L,, Giusti, A. and Tornatore, M. has received the Charles Kao Award for the Best Optical Communications & Networking Paper. The first author Cristina Rottondi, a former IDSIA member, worked on this paper while at IDSIA in collaboration with Alessandro Giusti. We congratulate all the authors.

25 November 2021

Andrea Emilio Rizzoli and Marco Zaffalon, Director and Scientific Director of the Dalle Molle Institute for Artificial Intelligence USI-SUPSI, presented the institute and its activities in a recent article published by Ticino Scienza.

8 November 2021

Prof. Cesare Alippi of the Dalle Molle Institute for Artificial Intelligence (IDSIA USI-SUPSI) has been appointed Fellow of the Geometric Deep Learning programme at the European Lab for Learning and Intelligent Systems (ELLIS). This is the third time that a USI researcher has been awarded this status by the prestigious organisation that promotes excellence in basic research and collaboration with industry in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). Promotion to fellow status rewards the scientific excellence of the researcher.

28 September 2021

A new IDSIA technical report has been issued by Jürgen Schmidhuber. Following the great success of massive open online peer review (MOOR) for his 2015 survey of deep learning (now the most cited article ever published in the journal Neural Networks), this extended version of a June 2020 article is currently undergoing MOOR as well.

27 September 2021

Alberto Ferrante, lecturer and researcher at IDSIA, led and developed the E-Waste Innosuisse project together with and Marco D'Ambros, of the Software Institute at the USI Faculty of Informatics and in cooperation with Valbenne SA.

12 August 2021

Francesco Flammini, Head of the Bachelor in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, outlined the progress of the degree course one year after its launch and illustrated its future directions in an interview with Ticinoscienza.ch.

28 July 2021

Prof. Alessandro Giusti of the Dalle Molle Institute for Artificial Intelligence (IDSIA USI-SUPSI) was interviewed by Falò, a RSI LA 1 programme, as part of a report on drones and their increasingly important role in various sectors of our society.

9 July 2021

Prof. Jürgen Schmidhuber, Scientific Director of the Dalle Molle Institute for Artificial Intelligence (IDSIA USI-SUPSI), was recently interviewed by SRF, the Swiss German-language radio and television, on the role of Ticino as a key hub for the development of Artificial Intelligence in Switzerland.

2 July 2021

The German speaking Swiss Radio has made a short interview with Jürgen Schmidhuber, one of our Scientific Directors.

30 June 2021

It is a major threat to hundreds of plant species. Present in Europe since 2014, the Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica) was first spotted at the southern Swiss border in 2017. To prevent it from spreading further in our country and in Europe, Agroscope, the Swiss competence centre for agronomic research, has just launched an innovative interactive online map, developed with the contribution of the a team lead by Professor Cesare Alippi of the Dalle Molle Institute for Artificial Intelligence (IDSIA USI-SUPSI) to record and report the presence of the insect in Ticino.

10 June 2021

We are happy to announce that our researcher Alessandro Antonucci received the Credit Suisse award for best teaching thanks to his innovative project aimed at improving the evaluation of students' work in distance learning activities. Alessandro will be presented the award during the "Giornata della formazione SUPSI" on the 14th of September 2021.

8 June 2021

Professor Michael Bronstein (Imperial College/IDSIA/Twitter) has been invited to give a plenary talk at ICLR 2021 on Geometric Deep Learning: The Erlangen Programme of ML. Here you can find the full recording of his talk.

4 June 2021

Dario Piga, Senior Researcher at the Dalle Molle Institute for Artificial Intelligence (IDSIA USI-SUPSI), and his research group contributed to the publication of a study in the prestigious Journal of Medical Internet Research.