Publications List

Refereed Journals

  • Alessio Sclocco, Serafino Teseo. Microbial associates and social behavior in ants. Artificial Life and Robotics, 25, 2020. (print) (preprint)
  • Alessio Sclocco, Stijn Heldens, Ben van Werkhoven. AMBER: A real-time pipeline for the detection of single pulse astronomical transients. SoftwareX, 2020. (print)
  • Liam Connor et al. A bright, high rotation-measure FRB that skewers the M33 halo. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2020. (print) (arxiv)
  • Leon Oostrum et al. Repeating fast radio bursts with WSRT/Apertif. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 635, 2020. (print) (arxiv)
  • Klim Mikhailov, Alessio Sclocco. The Apertif Monitor for Bursts Encountered in Real-Time (AMBER) Auto-Tuning Optimization with Genetic Algorithms. Astronomy and Computing, 2018. (print) (arxiv)
  • Sonja Georgievska, Rena Bakhshi, Anand Gavai, Alessio Sclocco, Ben van Werkhoven. Clustering Image Noise Patterns by Embedding and Visualization for Common Source Camera Detection. Digital Investigation, 2017. (print)
  • Alessio Sclocco, Joeri van Leeuwen, Henri E. Bal, Rob V. van Nieuwpoort. Real-time Dedispersion for Fast Radio Transient Surveys, Using Auto Tuning on Many-Core Accelerators. Astronomy and Computing, 14, 2016. (print) (preprint) (arxiv)

Refereed Conferences and Workshops

  • Ben van Werkhoven, Willem Jan Palenstijn, Alessio Sclocco. Lessons learned in a decade of research software engineering GPU applications. International Workshop on Software Engineering for Computational Science (SE4Science). June 3-5, 2020, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. (print) (arxiv) (video)
  • Alessio Sclocco, Serafino Teseo. A Machine-Learning Based Real-Time Analysis to Quantify the Effects of Gut Microbes in Social Insect Collective Behavior. The 3rd International Symposium on Swarm Behavior and Bio-Inspired Robotics (SWARM). November 20-22, 2019, Okinawa, Japan. (preprint)
  • Alessio Sclocco, Shirlyn Jia Yun Ong, Serafino Teseo. Ant microbial endosymbionts and the emergent properties of social groups. The 3rd International Symposium on Swarm Behavior and Bio-Inspired Robotics (SWARM). November 20-22, 2019, Okinawa, Japan. (preprint)
  • Alessio Sclocco, Dany Vohl, Rob van Nieuwpoort. Real-Time RFI Mitigation for the Apertif Radio Transient System. 2019 RFI Workshop – Coexisting with Radio Frequency Interference (RFI), September 23-26, 2019, Toulouse, France. (print) (arxiv)
  • Jedda Boyle, Alessio Sclocco. Edge-Thresholding: A New Thresholding Based Real-Time RFI-Mitigation Algorithm for Transient Detection. 2019 RFI Workshop – Coexisting with Radio Frequency Interference (RFI), September 23-26, 2019, Toulouse, France. (print)
  • Rob van Nieuwpoort, Joeri van Leeuwen, Alessio Sclocco, Hanno Spreeuw, Chris Williams. Real-Time RFI Mitigation for LOFAR, Apertif and SKA. URSI Atlantic Radio Science Meeting (AT-RASC), May 28, – June 1, 2018, Meloneras, Spain. (print)
  • Alessio Sclocco, Joeri van Leeuwen, Henri E. Bal, Rob V. van Nieuwpoort. A Real-Time Radio Transient Pipeline for ARTS. 3rd IEEE Global Conference on Signal & Information Processing, December 14-16, 2015, Orlando (Florida), USA. (print) (preprint) (slides)
  • Alessio Sclocco, Henri E. Bal, Rob V. van Nieuwpoort. Finding Pulsars in Real-Time. 11th IEEE International Conference on eScience, 31 August – 4 September, 2015, Munich, Germany. (print) (preprint) (slides)
  • Alessio Sclocco, Henri E. Bal, Jason Hessels, Joeri van Leeuwen, Rob V. van Nieuwpoort. Auto-Tuning Dedispersion for Many-Core Accelerators. 28th IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS), May 19-23, 2014, Phoenix (Arizona), USA. (print) (preprint) (arxiv) (slides)(video)
  • Alessio Sclocco, Henri E. Bal, Rob V. van Nieuwpoort. Real-Time Pulsars Pipeline Using Many-Cores. AAS Exascale Radio Astronomy Meeting, 30 March – 4 April, 2014, Monterey (California), USA. (abstract) (slides)
  • Alessio Sclocco, Rob V. van Nieuwpoort. Pulsar Searching with Many-Cores. Facing the Multicore-Challenge III, September 19-21, 2012, Stuttgart, Germany. (abstract) (poster)
  • Alessio Sclocco, Ana Lucia Varbanescu, Jan David Mol, Rob V. van Nieuwpoort. Radio Astronomy Beam Forming on Many-Core Architectures. 26th IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS), May 21-25, 2012, Shanghai, China. (print) (preprint) (slides)

Talks

  • Analyzing the Complexity of Auto-Tuning Many-Core Accelerators. NIRICT GPGPU Systems: from hardware to programming and performance, October 28, 2015, Utrecht, the Netherlands. (slides)
  • Tuning and Evaluating Radio Astronomy Kernels. HiPEAC Computing Systems Week, October 7-9, 2013, Tallinn, Estonia. (slides)
  • Beam Forming for the LOFAR Telescope using Many-Cores. First Workshop on High Performance Computing in Astronomy (AstroHPC 2012), June 19, 2012, Delft, the Netherlands.

Posters

  • 2012 – Beam Forming for the LOFAR Telescope using Many-Cores (pdf)

Presentations

  • 2013 – Real-time Pulsar Pipeline (pdf)
  • 2013 – Looking for Pulsars Using Many-Cores (pdf)
  • 2012 – Looking for Pulsars in a Parallel World (pdf)
  • 2010 – Radio astronomy beam forming on GPUs (pdf)
  • 2006 – Viva il Trusted Computing! Il Trusted Computing รจ morto! (pdf)
  • 2004 – Installare programmi con Linux (pdf)

Theses

  • PhD – 2017 – Accelerating radio astronomy with auto-tuning (print) (pdf) (slides)
  • MSc – 2011 – Radio astronomy beam forming on GPUs (pdf)
  • BSc – 2009 – Analisi sperimentale di algoritmi approssimati per il problema del commesso viaggiatore in grafi fortemente metrici (pdf)

Miscellaneous

  • Leon Oostrum et al. Detection of a bright burst from FRB 121102 with Apertif at the Westerbork Synthesis Radio Telescope. The astronomer’s telegram. 2017. (print)
  • 2007 – Radio Online: Suono (pdf)
  • 2007 – Radio Online: Radiofonia (pdf)

About me

 

My name is Alessio Sclocco.
I am Italian and live in Amsterdam (NL).
I have a PhD in Computer Science, and work as an eScience Research Engineer at the Netherlands eScience Center.
My research interests include high-performance computing, many-core accelerators, and auto-tuning.