received his PhD in computer science at the University of York, UK. From 2007 to 2015 he was Assistant Professor at Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Italy. Since 2015 he is Associate Professor in the same University.
His research interests are in the areas of computer vision and pattern recognition, in particular the interplay between stochastic and structural approaches as well as game-theoretic models, with applications in 3D reconstruction and recognition.
Professor Torsello has published over 120 technical papers in refereed journals and conference proceedings and is repeatedly in the program committees of various international conferences and workshops reference for the area. In 2007 he held a visiting research position at the Information Technology Faculty of Monash University, Australia. In 2009 and 2011 he has been chair of the international workshop "Graph-based Representation in Pattern Recognition" and in 2014 he founded and directed of the "International Summer School on Complex Networks". He is currently member of the Editorial Boards of the international journals "Pattern Recognition" and "Pattern Recognition Letters". In 2010 he co-founded "Digitalviews srl" an academic spin-off participated by Ca' Foscari University of Venice. Digitalviews won the financing call for university spin-offs "Progetto IMPRESA" of the IMPAT consortium (http://www.consorzioimpat.it), ranking third nationally.
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