Francesco Turchini was born in Florence on December 25th, 1984. He received his bachelor degree in computer engineering from the
University of Florence in 2009 and his master degree cum laude in computer engineering from the University of Florence in 2013 with his thesis “Fisher Feature Fusion Forests for visual object recognition” in collaboration with Claudio Baecchi.
Currently, he is a PhD Candidate at the Media Integration and Communication Center, University of Florence, under the supervision of Prof. Alberto Del Bimbo.
Since the beginning of his PhD he took part as a teaching assistant in the Parallel Computing course (Prof. Marco Bertini, academic year 2015/16) and Visual and Multimedia Recognition course (Prof. Alberto Del Bimbo, academic year 2016/17).
His main interests rely in pattern recognition and machine learning for image categorization and video analysis, with specific focus on action recognition task and anomaly detection for video surveillance.