Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications
... Francesco Renna

Researcher

Francesco Renna

Academic position: Researcher
Joining date: 15-01-2012
Roles in IT: Researcher
Scientific Area: Networks and Multimedia
Group: Computer graphics and interactive multimedia - Po

Email: Send Email
Address: IT Branch – Porto
Rua do Campo Alegre, s/n
Porto
4169-007
Tel: 220402934
Fax:


Scientific Achievements

  • PhD, Università di Padova, 14-04-2011
  • MSc, Università di Padova, 18-12-2006
  • Licenciatura, Università di Padova, 29-09-2004
  • Physical layer security, MIMO communications, compressive sensing, signal processing
  • IEEE, 01-01-2008,
Supervision of theses
  • Hardware optimization for portable deep learning devices, MSc Student, Cléber Quintanilha Ramos, 12-2019
  • Using Deep Learning to Identify Modern Art, MSc Student, Carlos Miguel Fernando, 09-2019
  • Analise de Imagens Médicas usando Deep Learning, MSc Student, José Querubim Rocha Reisinho, 09-2019
  • M. Rodrigues, F. Renna, M. Nokleby, A. R. C. Calderbank, Compressive Classification: Where Wireless Communications Meets Machine Learning, Chapter in, Compressed Sensing and its Applications, Springer International Publishing, Heidelberg, 2015
  • F. Renna, J. Oliveira, M. Coimbra, Convolutional neural networks for heart sound segmentation, 26th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2018), Rome, Italy, Vol., pp. -, September, 2018 | Full text (PDF 274 KBs) | BibTex
  • J. Oliveira, T.M Mantadelis, F. Renna, P. G. Gomes, M. Coimbra, On modifying the temporal modeling of HSMMs for pediatric heart sound segmentation, IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Systems - SiPS, Lorient, France, Vol., pp. -, October, 2017 | Full text (PDF 462 KBs) | BibTex
  • J. Oliveira, F. Renna, M. Coimbra, A Data-Driven Feature Extraction Method for Enhanced Phonocardiogram Segmentation, Computing in Cardiology - CinC, Rennes, France, Vol., pp. -, September, 2017 | Full text (PDF 192 KBs) | BibTex
  • N. Laurenti Laurenti, S. Tomasin, F. Renna, Resource allocation for secret transmissions on parallel Rayleigh channels, IEEE International Conference on Communications - ICC, Sydney, Australia, Vol. xx, pp. 2209 - 2214, June, 2014 | BibTex
  • F. Renna, N. Laurenti Laurenti, S. Tomasin, Achievable secrecy rates over MIMOME Gaussian channels with GMM signals in low-noise regime, International Conference on Wireless Communications, Vehicular Technology, Information Theory and Aerospace & Electronic Systems, Aalborg, Denmark, Vol. xx, pp. 1 - 5, May, 2014 | BibTex
  • F. Renna, A. R. C. Calderbank, L. Carin, M. Rodrigues, Reconstruction of Gaussian mixture models from compressive measurements: A phase transition view, IEEE Global Conf. on Signal and Information Processing - Global SIP, Austin, Texas, United States, Vol. xx, pp. 628 - 628, December, 2013,
    | Abstract
    | Full text (PDF 223 KBs) | BibTex
  • H. Reboredo, F. Renna, A. R. C. Calderbank, M. Rodrigues, Projections Designs for Compressive Classification, IEEE Global Conf. on Signal and Information Processing - Global SIP, Austin, United States, Vol. xx, pp. 1029 - 1032, December, 2013,
    | Abstract
    | Full text (PDF 233 KBs) | BibTex
  • H. Reboredo, F. Renna, A. R. C. Calderbank, M. Rodrigues, Compressive Classification, IEEE International Symp. on Information Theory - ISIT, Istanbul, Turkey, Vol. xx, pp. 674 - 678, July, 2013,
    | Abstract
    | Full text (PDF 280 KBs) | BibTex
  • M. Ara, H. Reboredo, F. Renna, M. Rodrigues, Power Allocation Strategies For OFDM Gaussian Wiretap Channels With a Friendly Jammer, IEEE International Conference on Communications - ICC, Budapest, Hungary, Vol. xx, pp. 3413 - 3417, June, 2013,
    | Abstract
    | Full text (PDF 206 KBs) | BibTex
  • M. Ara, H. Reboredo, F. Renna, M. Rodrigues, Power Allocation Strategies For OFDM Gaussian Wiretap Channels With a Friendly Jammer: The Degraded case, Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Castelo Branco, Portugal, Vol. xx, pp. 1 - 4, May, 2013,
    | Abstract
    | Full text (PDF 196 KBs) | BibTex
  • F. Renna, M. Rodrigues, M. Chen, A. R. C. Calderbank, L. Carin, Compressive sensing for incoherent imaging systems with optical constraints, IEEE International Conf. on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing - ICASSP, Vancouver, Canada, Vol. xx, pp. 5484 - 5488, May, 2013 | Full text (PDF 385 KBs) | BibTex
  • F. Renna, N. Laurenti Laurenti, S. Tomasin, MR Baldi, N. Maturo, M. Bianchi, F. Chiaraluce, M. Bloch, Low-power secret-key agreement over OFDM, ACM Workshop on Hot Topics on Wireless Network Security and Privacy, Budapest, Hungary, Vol. xx, pp. 43 - 48, April, 2013 | BibTex

Currently running projects1

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
DigiScope2 Digitally Enhanced Stethoscope for Clinical Usage FCT/POCI 01-07-2018 30-06-2021

Closed Projects2

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
NanoSTIMA NanoSTIMA – Macro-to-Nano Human Sensing: Towards Integrated Multimodal Health Monitoring and Analytics Norte2020 - Programa Operacional Regional do Norte 01-07-2015 01-12-2018
SmartHeart Smarter Cardiac Sensing via Integrated Signal Processing IT 01-01-2017 01-03-2018
  • F. Renna, IEEE Communications Letters: Exemplary Reviewer Award, Awarded by the Editor in Chief of the IEEE Communications Letters for review activity of 2017, 01-01-2018
  • F. Renna, IEEE Communications Letters: Exemplary Reviewer Award, Awarded to less than 3% of all reviewers in 2014 of the IEEE Communication Letters., 01-01-2015
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications - ICC, Technical Programme Committee, 2018
  • IEEE IEEE Global Communications Conference IEEE GLOBECOM 2017, Technical Programme Committee, 2017
  • ACM ACM International Conference on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems MSWiN, Technical Programme Committee, 2017
  • IEEE International conference on Telecommunications ICT, Technical Programme Committee, 2017
  • IEEE International Conference on Communications - ICC, Technical Programme Committee, 2014