Ignazio Pillai

Ignazio Pillai graduated in Electronic Engineering in December 2002 with full marks (110/110ths 'summa cumlaude'), discussing the thesis "Tecniche per il miglioramento dell'affidabilità nei sistemi di classificazione automatica didocumenti" ("Methods for improving the reliability of textcategorization systems").

In March 2007 he received the Ph.D. Degree on Electronic and Computer Science Engineering discussing the thesis "High reliability text categorisationsystems".

His main field of expertise are text categorization, content based spam filtering and automatic form analysis.

Dr. Pillai serves as a reviewer for several international conferences and journals, including Pattern Recognition and Pattern Recognition Letters. He is a member of the Italian Group of Italian Researchers in Pattern Recognition (GIRPR), affiliated to the International Association for Pattern Recognition.

Dr. Pillai has been named as one of the 26 top reviewers for the years 2008-2012 on the prestigious journal Pattern Recognition Letters.