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Curriculum Vitae et Studiorum
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Publications
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2014-

 

My newest work is listed on the website of the Geoinformatics and Earth Observation Laboratory

 

2013

Journal Articles

Manca, G., Cervone, G. The case of arsenic contamination in the Sardinian geopark, italy, analyzed using symbolic machine learning, Environmetrics, DOI: 10.1002/env.2222, 2013.

Schnebele, E., Cervone, G. Improving remote sensing flood assessment using volunteered geographical data, Natural Hazards Earth System Science, 13:669–677, 2013.

Owusu A., Cervone G., Beach S., Analysis of Desertification in the Upper East Region (UER) of Ghana Using Remote Sensing, Field Study, and Local Knowledge, Carthographica, 48(1), pp22-37, 2013.

Conferences Proceedings

Dallmeyer, J., Lattner, A. D., Cervone, G., Timm, I. J. Simulation von Schadstoffemissionsverteilungen auf Basis multimodalen, akteursorientierten Verkehrs. In Proceedings of ASIM Simulation in den Umwelt- und Geowissenshaften, Leipzig, Germany, April 10-12 2013. ASIM.

Technical Report

Goolsby, R., Cervone, G. Using social media to fill the gaps in observations during emergencies. In Innovation, volume 11, pages 19–22. Office of Naval Research, Winter 2013.

Invited Presentation

Non-Steady Source Term Estimation for the 2011 Fukushima Nuclear Accident, ISSNAF Meeting, Embassy of the Republic of Italy, Washington D.C., October 2013.

A Geoinformatics Approach for the Analysis of Remote Sensing, Model and Social Media Big Data to Study Environmental Hazards, offered as part of the ‘Taming the Data’ series, North Carolina State University, Durham NC, October 2013.

Filling the Gaps in Remote Sensing Data using Social Media, ONR Workshop at NATO Headquarters, Brussels, Belgium, October 2013.

Spatio-Temporal Data Mining for Geoinformatics, Department of Computer Science, University of Salerno, Italy, July 2013.

Using Social Media for Filling the Gaps in Remote Sensing Data, Department of Machine Learning, Carnegie Mellon University, May 2013.

Application of Geoinformatics and Remote Sensing to Study Environmental Hazards, Department of Geography, the Pennsylvania State University, University Park PA, March 2013.

Awards

`Medaglia di Rappresentanza' from the President of the Italian Republic

2013 ISNAF Award ($5000)

 

2012

Articles and Interviews About Me and My Work

Rhodesia at George Mason University, by Chris Whitehead, Rhodesians Worldwide, 27(4) pp. 22, 2012.

Measuring Sea Surface Temperature Can Help Sailors Safely and Swiftly Cross the Gulf Stream, Scientist Find, Mason News.

Mainsim: Frankfurt develop computer traffic simulation system (in German). You can read an English translation thanks to Google Translate.

Journal Articles

Cervone G., Haack B., Supervised Machine Learning Classification for Land Cover Using Combined RADAR and Electro-optical Data, Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, Volume 6(1), 18 pages, 2012.

J. Welsh-Thomas, Cervone G., Agouris P., Manca G., Further evidence of impacts of large-scale wind farms on land surface temperature, Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews 16(8) pp6432-6437, 2012.

Cervone G., Combined Remote Sensing, Model and In Situ Measurements of Sea Surface Temperature as Aid to Recreational Navigation: Crossing the Gulf Stream, International Journal of Remote Sensing 34(2) pp434-450, 2012.

Lattner A. and Cervone G., Ensemble Modeling of Transport and Dispersion Simulations guided by Machine Learning Hypotheses Generation, Computers & Geosciences, 48, pp267-279, Doi:10.1016/j.cageo.2012.01.017, 2012./p>

Conferences Proceedings

Coletti M., Cervone G., Analysis of Emergent Selection Pressure in Evolutionary Algorithm and Machine Learner Offspring Filtering Hybrids, Proceedings of the third Swarm, Evolutionary and Memetic Computing Conference (SEMCCO), pp9-15, 2012.

Manca G., Cervone G., Clark, K., Atmospheric Releases During the 2003 Glacier Wildfires: Mapping, Analysis and Modeling, Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), July 22-27, Munich Germany, 2012

Invited Presentations

Cervone G., and Franzese P., Source Term Estimation for the 2011 Fukushima Nuclear Accident, Workshop: Methods for Estimating Radiation Release from Fukushima Daiichi, NCAR Boulder, CO, February 2012.

Cervone G., Machine Learning for Source Detection, University of Salerno, Italy, July 2012.

Invited Presentation

Machine Learning Based Evolution for Optimization and Anomaly Detection, Department of Computer Science, University of Salerno, Italy, July 2012.

Source Term Estimation for the 2011 Fukushima Nuclear Accident, NSF Workshop on Methods for Estimating Radiation Release from Fukushima Daiichi, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder CO, February 2012.

 

2011

Articles and Interviews About Me and My Work

Data Analysis of the damages from the March 11 Japanese Tsunami are on the disasterscharter.org website

Broadside article about my work

Interview about my work with Germana Manca on the Japanese Earthquake, (Alternative) ABC News Channel 7, March 22 18:00, 2011

GMU article about my work

Simulation of Japanese Earthquake Radioactive Plume, used by Bob Ryan, ABC News Channel 7, March 13 23:00, 2011

Landsat Satellite Images Before and After the Japanese Earthquake, used by Topper Shutt, WUSA Channel 9, March 13 17:00, 2011

Japanese Tsunami Flooding from Space, CNN iReport, March 12, 2011

Journal Articles

Cervone G., Franzese P., Non-Darwinian Evolution For The Source Detection Of Atmospheric Releases, Atmospheric Environment, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2011.04.054, 2011

Cervone G., Manca G., Damaga Assessment of the 2011 Japanese Tsunami Using High Resolution Satellite Data, Carthographica, 2011.

Conference Articles

Cervone G., Franzese P., Non-Darwinian Evolution For Source Estimation, Proceedings of the 9th Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications to Environmental Science, Code J1.5, Seattle, WA, January 2011.

Cervone G., Lin J., Franzese P., Addressing Wind Direction Uncertainty in Source Estimation Through Dynamic Time Warping, Proceedings of the 91st American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Session 2: Computational intelligence methods and their applications to environmental science , Code J2.5, Seattle, WA, January 2011.

Invited Presentation

Research Activities in Geospatial Analysis at the Department of Geography and Geoinformation Science, Annual BAE GXP conference, Chantilly, VA, May 2011.

Awards

Letter from William S. Leith, Acting Associate Director for Natural Hazards to thank for the data analysis and damage assessment relative to the March 2011 Japanese tsunami.

 

2010

Book Proceedings

Lin J., Cervone G., Waters N., Proceedings of the 1st ACM SIGSPATIAL International Workshop on Data Mining for Geoinformatics (DMG) 2010, 18th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (ACMGIS), ISBN: 978-1-4503-0430-6, San Jose, CA, November 2, 2010.

Refereed Journal Articles

Cervone G., Franzese P., Gradjeanu, A., Characterization of atmospheric contaminant sources using adaptive evolutionary algorithms, Atmospheric Environment, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2010.06.046, 2010.

Cervone G., Franzese P., Monte carlo source detection of atmospheric emissions and error functions analysis, Computers & Geosciences, 36(7), 902-909, doi:10.1016/j.cageo.2010.01.007,2010.

Cervone G., Franzese P., Keesee A., Algorithm Quasi-Optimal (AQ) learning, WIREs: Computational Statistics, 2 pp 218-236, 2010.

Conference Articles

Lin J., Cervone G., Franzese P., Assessment of Error in Air Quality Models Using Dynamic Time Warping, Proceedings of the 1st ACM SIGSPATIAL International Workshop on Data Mining for Geoinformatics (DMG) 2010, pp38-44, San Jose, CA, November 2, 2010.

Cervone G., Franzese P., Machine Learning for the Source Detection of Atmospheric Emissions, Proceedings of the 8th Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications to Environmental Science, Code J1.7, Atlanta, GA, January 2010

Invited Presentations

Cervone G., Atmospheric Source Detection Through Machine Learning, Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat Frankfurt, Germany

Cervone G., Geoinformatics and Machine Learning, Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat Frankfurt, Germany

 

2009

US Patent

Guido Cervone et al. Wavelet maxima curves of surface latent heat flux Application number: 11/108,115, Publication number: US 2005/0229508 A1, Filing date: Apr 18, 2005

Conference Articles

Cervone G., Stefanidis A., Franzese P., Agouris P., Spatiotemporal Modeling and Monitoring of Atmospheric Hazardous Emissions using Sensor Networks, Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Data Mining Workshops, Spatial and Spatiotemporal Data Mining (SSTDM), pp571-576, Miami, FL, December 2009

Bowman M., Cervone G., The next generation of remote sensing for natural hazard and environmental monitoring: National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS), Proceedings of the 33rd International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment (ISRSE), May 4-8, 2009, Stresa, Italy

Bowman M., Cervone G., Franzese P., Source Detection of Atmospheric Releases Using Symbolic Machine Learning Classification and Remote Sensing, Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS) July 12-17, Cape Town, South Africa, 2009.

 

 

2008

Articles and Interviews About Me and My Work

Anche questa e' America, Oscar Bartoli, LUISS University Press, 2008

Don't Rebuild on China Quake Faults, Experts Warn, National Geographics, By Kevin Holden Platt, June 17, 2008

Journal Articles

Cervone G., Franzese P., Ezber Y., Boybeyi Z., Risk Assessment of Atmospheric Emissions Using Machine Learning, Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 8, 991-1000, 2008.

Conference Articles

Cervone G., Franzese P., Ezber Y., Boybeyi Z., Risk Assessment of Atmospheric Emissions Using K-means Clustering, Proceedings of the 2008 Workshop on Spatial and Spatio-Temporal Data Mining, SSTDM-08, International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM-08), Pisa, Italy, 2008.

 

2007

Articles and Interviews About Me and My Work

NBC 4 News, by Bob Ryan, May 15, 2007

NBC 4 News, by Bob Ryan, May 14, 2007

NBC 4 News, by Bob Ryan, May 11, 2007

Erdbeben-Alarm Was taugen die neuen Methoden? Pages 46-47, Bild der Wissenschat, Deustchland, by Alex Tillemans, March, 2007

Journal Articles

Ouzounov D., Liu D., Chunili K., Cervone G., Kafatos M., Taylor P., Outgoing long wave radiation variability from IR satellite data prior to major earthquakes, Tectonophysics, Volume 431, Issues 1-4, 20, pages 211-220, 2007

Singh R. P., Cervone G., Kafatos M., Prasad A. K., Sahoo A. K., Sun D., Tang D. L., Yang R., Multi-sensor studies of the Sumatra earthquake and tsunami of 26 December 2004, International Journal of Remote Sensing
Special Issue: Satellite Observations Related to Sumatra Tsunami and Earthquake of 26 December 2004, Volume 28 Issue 13 & 14 Print ISSN: 0143-1161 Online ISSN: 1366-5901, 2007

Kayetha V. K., Senthilkumar J., Prasad A. K., Cervone G., Singh R. P., Effect of Dust Storm on Ocean Color and Snow Parameters, Journal of the Indian Society of Remote Sensing, Vol 35, 1, 2007

Singh R. P., Cervone G., Singh V. P., Kafatos M., Generic Precursors to coastal earthquakes: Inferences from Denali fault earthquake, Tectonophysics, Volume 431, Issues 1-4, 20, Pages 231-240, February 2007

Sun, D., Kafatos M., Cervone, G., Boybeyi Z., Yang R., Satellite Microwave Detected SST Anomalies and Hurricane Intensification, Natural Hazards, DOI 10.1007/s11069-006-9099-5, 2007

Invited Presentations

Cervone, G., Using Remote Sensing to Study the Earth, Barrett Elementary School, Arlington, VA, November 16 2007

Cervone, G., Using Google Earth for Near Real Time Natural Hazard Monitoring, Google Santa Monica, Santa Monica, February 23, 2007

 

 

2006

Articles and Interviews About Me and My Work

Hurricane Ernesto making landfall in Florida, Fox News@5, Washington D.C., August 29, 2006

George Mason Scientists prepare for busy hurricane season, Fox News@5, Washington D.C., June 1, 2006

An Antenna to track hurricanes? ABC News, Washington D.C., by Peggy Fox, May 31, 2006

Storm Tracker, Mason Spirit, George Mason University, October 24, 2006

Quake Forecast, The Globe and Mail, Canada, October 1, 2006

Spotlight on Research: Global Change Scientists Use New Technology to Predict Intensity of Hurricanes, Mason Gazette, by Tara Laskowski (http://gazette.gmu.edu/articles/8994), September 19, 2006

Journal Articles

Cervone G., Kafatos M., Napoletani D., R.P. Singh, An early warning system for coastal earthquakes, Advances in Space Research, Volume 37, Issue 4, pages 636-642, 2006

Cervone G., Maekawa S., Singh R., Hayakawa M., Kafatos M., and Shavets A., Surface Latent Heat Flux and Nighttime LF Anomalies prior to the Mw=8.3 Tokachi-Oki Earthquake, Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 6, 109-114, 2006

Pulinets S., Ouzounov D., Ciraolo L., Singh R. P., Cervone G., Leyva S., Dunajecka M., Karelin A. V., Boyarchuk K. A., and Kotsarenko A., Thermal, atmospheric and ionospheric anomalies around the time of the Colima M7.8 earthquake of 21 January 2003, Ann. Geophys., 24, pages 835-849, 2006

Singh R. P., Dey P., Bhoi S., Sun D., Cervone G. and Kafatos M., Anomalous increase of chlorophyll concentrations associated with earthquakes, Advances in Space Research, Volume 37, Issue 4, pages 636-642, 2006

Sarkar S., Choknagmwong R., Cervone G., Singh R.P., Kafatos M., Variablity of Aerosols Optical Depth and Aerosol Forcing over India, Advances in Space Research, 37, pages 671–680, 2006

Papasimakis N., Cervone G., Pallikari F., Kafatos M., Multifractal character of surface latent heat flux, Physica A: Statistical and Theoretical Physics, Volume 372, Issue 2, pp 703-718, 15 November 2006 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physa.2006.03.053)

M. Kafatos, D. L. Sun, R. Gautam, Z. Boybeyi, R. Yang, and G. Cervone, The role of warm Gulf waters in the intensification of Hurricane Katrina, Geophysical Research Letters, VOL. 33, L17802, doi:10.1029/2006GL026623, 2006

Sun D. L., R. Gautam, G. Cervone, Z. Boybeyi, and M. Kafatos, Comments on "Satellite Altimetry and the Intensification of Hurricane Katrina", EOS, Vol. 87, No. 8., 2006

Invited Articles

Cervone, G., Urban Environment: Challenges for Sustainability, Development Gateway, Special Report, June 5, 2006

 

 

2005

Articles and Interviews About Me and My Work

Local Scientists detect anomalies prior to the October 10, 2005 Pakistan Earthquakes, Fox News@5, Washington D.C., October 11, 2005.

Can Earthquakes be Forecasted?, NBC New, Baltimore, MD, October 11, 2005.

Warm Gulf Waters Fueling Busy Hurricane Season, ABC News, September 22, 2005

Did warm waters fuel Hurricane Katrina?, Physics Web, http://physicsweb.org/articles/news/9/10/2/1

Can Software Predict Earthquakes?, Washington Insider October 21, 2005, by Josh Drobnyk
http://www.dcexaminer.com/articles/2005/10/11/news/n_virginia_news/02newsv12quakes.txt

From the Ground Up, Mason Spirit, By Robin Herron
http://www.gmu.edu/alumni/spirit/spring05/groundup.html

Journal Articles

Gautam R., Cervone G., Singh R.P., Kafatos M., Characteristics of Meteorological Parameters Associated with Hurricane Isabel, Geophysical Res. Letters, 32, L04801, doi:10.1029/2004GL021559, 2005

Cervone G., Singh R. P., Kafatos M., Yu. C.., Wavelet maxima curves of surface latent heat flux anomalies associated with Indian earthquakes, Natural Hazards and earth System Sciences, 5: 87–99. SRef-ID: 1684-9981/nhess/2005-5-87, 2005

Invited Conference Presentations

Kafatos M., Boybeyi Z., Cervone G., Di L., Sun D, Yang C., Web-based Services for Earth Observing and Model Data in National Applications and Hazards, AGU-2005, American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, December 2005

Invited Presentations

Kafatos M., Cervone G., Earthquake Forecasting and Risk Mitigation Using Space Remote Sensing Data, Georgetown University, Center for the Environment, School of Foreign Service

 

 

2004

Refereed Journal Articles

Cervone G., Kafatos M., Napoletani D., Singh R.P., Wavelet Maxima Curves Associated with Two Recent Greek Earthquakes, Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, European Geophysical Society, 4:359-374, 2004

Refereed Conference Articles

Cervone G., Panait L., Singh R., Kafatos M., Luke S., An Application of Evolutionary Algorithms to Predict the Extent of SLHF Anomaly Associated with Coastal Earthquakes, Proceedings of GECCO-2004, Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, Seattle, WA, June 26-30 2004

Invited Conference Presentations

Singh R. P., Cervone G., Dey S., Kafatos M., Surface Latent Heat Flux Associated with Indian Coastal Earthquakes, AOGS 2004, Asia-Oceania Geoscience Society, Singapore, July 5-9 2004

Chokngamwong R., Cervone G., Singh R. P., Kafatos M. Effect of the populated and industrial cities on the aerosol optical depth, COSPAR-2004, Committee on Space Research, Paris, France, July 18-25 2004

 

 

2003

Refereed Conference Articles

Lattner A. D., Kim S., Cervone G., Grefenstette J.J., Experimental comparison of symbolic learning programs for the classification of gene network topology models, FGML 2003 Workshop, Annual Meeting of the GI Working Group "Machine Learning, Knowledge Discovery, Data Mining" Karlsruhe, Germany

 

2002

Invited Presentations

Cervone G., Scorcioni, R., El Askari, H., Gao, L., Machine learning to categorize dendritic classes, KIAS, Computational Neuroanatomy Group, Krasnow Institute for Advanced Studies, Fairfax, VA.  June 2002

Refereed Conference Articles

Scorcioni R., Cervone G. and Ascoli G. A., Machine learning derived rules for the quantitative definition of neuromorphological classes, Program No. 312.15. 2002 Poster Session Washington DC, Society for Neuroscience

Cervone, G., et Al., Recent Results from the Experimental Evaluation of the Learnable Evolution Model, Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, GECCO-2002, 2002

Cervone, G. et Al., Modeling User Behavior by Integrating AQ Learning with a Database: Initial Results, Proceedings of the IIS-02 Eleventh International Symposium on Intelligent Information Systems, Sopot, Poland, June, 2002

 

2001

Invited Presentations

Cervone, G., The Learnable Evolution Model, TZI, Bremen, Germany. July 2001

Refereed Conference Articles

Cervone G. and Zucchelli M., An Application of Machine Learning to the Optimization of Disparity Maps, Proceedings of IASTED-01, 2001

Cervone, G., Panait, L. A. et Al., The Development of the AQ20 Learning System and Initial Experiments, Tenth International Symposium on Intelligent Information Systems, Zakopane, Poland, June, 2001

 

2000

Refereed Conference Articles

Cervone, G., et Al., and Panait, L. A., Combining Machine Learning with Evolutionary Computation Recent Results on LEM, Proceedings of the Fifth International Workshop on Multistrategy Learning (MSL-2000), Guimaraes, Portugal, pp 41-58, June 2000

Cervone, G., et Al., Experimental Validations of the Learnable Evolution Model, 2000 Congress on Evolutionary Computation, San Diego CA, pp 1064-1071, July 2000

 


Guido Cervone
Associate Professor
Department of Geography and Institute for CyberScience
The Pennsylvania State University
and
Affiliate Scientist
Research Application Laboratory
National Center for Atmospheric Research