University of Padova

Francesco Martino

Francesco Martino

Francesco Martino

University of Padova
Department of General Psychology
Via Venezia, 8
35131, Padova (Italy)
E-mail: francesco.martino@unipd.it
Web-page: http://www.linkedin.com/in/francescomartino

Extended CV

Research interests

  • Depth perception and depth cues integration.
  • Mathematical Psychology.
  • Social Network Analysis and Augmented Communication: using information about social activities to enhance groupware systems.
  • Ergonomics.
  • Human Computer Interaction.
  • Videogames.

Projects

PASION Psychologically Augmented Social Interaction Over Network. IP European Funded Project, coordinated by Fabrizio Davide, Telecom Italia S.P.A. (2006-Present).

Education

April 2009: Ph.D. in Psychological Sciences. Thesis: Extrinsic and Intrinsic Stimulus Factors in Depth Perception.

February 2009 – Present: Research Fellow at HTLAB – Department of General Psychology – University of Padova.

2006-2008. PhD Student in Perception and Psychophysics, Department of General Psychology, University of Padova (I). Supervisor: Prof. Burigana Luigi.
2004. Training at the Associazione NOI-Famiglie Padovane contro l’Emarginazione. I worked as educator in a community of drug-addicted patients.
2004. Training at the University of Padova, Department of General Psychology (I). Supervisor Prof. Burigana Luigi.
Themes: Invariance in Psychology, Test Theory, Statistical Model in Psychology.
2003. M.Sc. (cum Laude) in Experimental Psychology, at University of Padova (I).
Thesis: ‘Invarianti Percettivi ed Invarianti Geometrici: Considerazioni sulla costanza di forma’ (‘Perceptual and Geometrical Invariants: Considerations on Form Constancy’) (Prof. Burigana Luigi).

Skills and experience

– March – July 2008. Free Researcher at Catholique University of Leuven – Laboratory of Experimental Psychology.

– Research Fellow at HTLAB (2006-2008). Mathematical and Statistical Modeling of Dynamic Networks.

– Lecturer (2006-2008): Social Network Analysis with issues of Web 2.0 in lectures of Cognitive Ergonomics, Social Ergonomics, New Communication Environments.
– Lecturer (2006-2007): Advanced Research Courses on Social Network Analysis using Ucinet and Netwdraw .
– Lecturer: Tutorial on Social Network Analysis in Human-Computer Interaction. Tutorial held at CHItaly ’07, 28 June 2007, Padova, Italy.

– Lecturer (2007-2008): At Faculty of Psychology, University of Padova, courses on Ergonomics and Social Ergonomics. Themes: Psychophysics methods in Ergonomics, Human Error, Social Network Analysis.

Publications

Peer reviewed journals

Martino, F., Burigana, L. (2009). Perceptual slant induced through optical contact. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 71(6), 1325-1336.

Martino. F., Baù, R., Spagnolli, A., Gamberini, L. (2009). Presence in the age of Social Networks: Augmenting Mediated Environments with Feedback on Group Activity. Virtual Reality, 13 (3), 183-194.

Juan, M.C., Gamberini, L., Alcaniz, M., Zaragoza, I., Martino, F. (2007). Augmented group presence in PASION project: Presentation of a first applications developer prototype, Annual Review of CyberTherapy and Telemedicine, 5.

Martino F. & Spoto A. (2006). Social Network Analysis: A brief theoretical review and further perspectives in the study of Information Technology. PsychNology Journal, 4(1), 58-86.

Chapters

Gamberini, L., Marchetti, F., Martino, F., Spagnolli, A. (2009). Designing a Serious Game for Young Users: The case of Happy Farm. In B.K. Wiederhold and G. Riva (eds.). Advances in Information Technology and Communication in Health, 144: Annual Review of Cybertherapy and Telemedicine 2009. IOS Press: Amsterdam. (ISBN: 978-1-60750-017-9).

Gamberini, L., Spagnolli, A., Martino, F., Alberti, C. (2009). Supporting Networked Presence through Augmented Communication. In D. Benyon, M. Smyth and I. Helgason. Presence for everyone. A short guide to presence research (p. 16-19). Edinburgh (UK): Centre for Interaction Design, Edinburgh Napier University (ISBN: 978-0-9562169-0-8).

Gamberini L., Martino F., Scarpetta F., Spoto A., and Spagnolli A. (2007). Unveiling the Structure: Effects of Social Feedback on Communication Activity in Online Multiplayer Videogames. In Douglas Schuler (Ed.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 4564: Online Communities and Social Computing, Second International Conference, OCSC 2007 (pp. 334-341). Held as part of HCI International 2007, Beijing, China, July 22-27, 2007. Heidelberg: Springer.

Rey Solaz B., Lozano J. A., Alcainz R. M., Gamberini L., Calvet M., Kerrigan D., and Martino F. (2007). Super-Feet: A Wireless Hand-free Navigation System for Virtual Environments. In Randall Shumaker (Ed.) Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 4563: Virtual Reality, Proceedings of the Second International Conference, ICVR 2007 (pp. 348-357). Held as part of HCI International 2007, Beijing, China, July 22-27, 2007. Heidelberg: Springer.

Magazine

Gamberini, L., Martino, F., Seraglia, B., Spagnolli, A., Fabregat, M., Ibanez, F., Alcaniz, M., Andrés J. M. (2009) The Eldergames Project. Cybertherapy & Rehabilitation Magazine, 1, 9-10.

Proceedings, posters and talk

Kirman, B., Lawson, S., Linehan, C., Martino, F., Gamberini, L., and Gaggioli, A. (2010). Improving Social Game Engagement on Facebook through Enhanced Socio-Contextual Information. Paper accepted at CHI 2010, April 10-15, Atlanta, GA, USA.

Martino, F., Marchetti, F., Spagnolli, A., Gamberini, L. (2009). User experience with a Serious Game: Happy Farm. CyberTherapy and CyberPsychology 2009.

Gamberini, L., Martino, F., Seraglia, B., Spagnolli, A., Fabregat, M., Ibanez, F., ALcaniz, M., Montesa, J. A. (2009). Eldergames Project: an innovative Mixed Reality Table-top solution to preserves Cognitive Functions in Elderly People. IEEE-IES 2nd International Conference on Human-System Interaction, 21-23 May 2009, Catania, Italy.

Martino, F. (2008). “How do Social Networks Operate?”. EIRMA (European Industrial Research Management Association), SIG-III Seminar: “KM’s role in Sustaining and Strengthening Social Networks in Companies – and Beyond”, October 23-24, Rome, Italy (Keynote Speaker).

Martino, F., Baù, R., Scarpetta, F., Alberti, C., Spagnolli, A., Gamberini, L. (2008). Augmenting Group Presence: A Study with Activity Feedback. In Presence 2008, Proceedings of the 11th International Workshop on Presence (47-55). Padova: Cleup.

Martino, F. (2008). Am I aware of my awareness? Effects of social feedback on social presence and group awareness. Poster presented at the Second Peach Summer school, 8-11 July 2008, Dubrovnick (HR).

Juan, M.C., Gamberini, L., Alcaniz, M., Zaragoza, I., Martino, F., Davide, F. (2007). Developing pervasive games in PASION project. Pergames 2007: 4th Internation Symposion on Pervasive Gaming Applications. June 11th, 12 th, Salzburg, Austria

Martino, F., Kerrigan, D., Gamberini L., Rey Solaz, B., Lozano, J., Alcaniz, M. (2007). SUPERFEET: Usability analysis of a Wireless Hand-Free Navigation System for Virtual Environments. CHItaly ’07, Padova, May 28-30, Padova (Italy).

Martino, F., Miotto, A., Davide, F. and Gamberini, L. (2007). Exploring Social Network Indices As Cues To Augment Communication and to Improve Social Practices. 1st International Workshop on Maps Based Interaction in Social Networks (MapISNet ’07).

Alcaniz, M., Gamberini, L., Zaragoza I., I., Martino, F., Kerrigan, D.,Davide, F. (2007).Shared Virtual Environment (SVE): A framework for developing social games. Poster presented at ACE ’07, June 13-15, Salzburg (AU)

Martino, F. (2007). Social Network Analysis in Human-Computer Interaction. Tutorial held at Chitaly ‘07,28 June 2007, Padova (Italy).

Martino, F.(2007). PASION: Social Feedback effects on Presence in a Collaborative Gaming Situation. Poster presented at First Peach Summer School on “Presence technologies and Foundation”, 3-5 July 2007, Santorini (GR).

Conference, Summer Schools, Meetings

2008. EIRMA (European Industrial Research Management Association), SIG-III Seminar: “KM’s role in Sustaining and Strengthening Social Networks in Companies – and Beyond”, October 23-24, Rome, Italy

2008. 14th Internation Workshop on Presence. 16-18 October 2008, Padova (Italy).

2007. Second Peach Summer School on “Presence technologies and Foundation”, 9-11 July 2008, Dubrovnik (HR).

2007. First Peach Summer School on “Presence technologies and Foundation”, 3-5 July 2007, Santorini (GR).

2007. CHItaly’07, Padova, 28/30 June. Chair on “Usability 2” and “Accessibility & Safety” sections.

2006. Socrates-Erasmus IP on ‘Mathematical and Computational Models of Perception and Mental Chronometry’, 15-25 April, Biggar, Scotland-UK.

2001.Seventeenth European Seminar in Mathematical Psychology on Categorization Models – University of Leuven (Belgium).


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