2024 Program

Day 1
15 Jul 2024

IFOSS 2024 Opening Ceremony

The school directors will outline the objectives of the overall program
Prof. Giovanni Ziccardi
Prof. Donatella Curtotti, Ph.D.
Prof. Sebastiano Battiato, Ph.D.

A brief introduction to forensic science — definitions – forensic process – casework – RD&I – education – quality

The first lecture will briefly introduce forensic science, providing the necessary definitions and then presenting the different steps of the forensic process (recovery, analysis, interpretation and reporting) and the underlying...
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PROF. DR. DIDIER MEUWLY

Machina Sapiens: How Machines Became Intelligent Without Thinking in a Human Way

Can machines “think”? This unsettling question, posed by Alan Turing in 1950, has perhaps found an answer: today we can converse with a computer often without being able to distinguish...
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Nello Cristianini
Day 2
16 Jul 2024

Strengths and weaknesses in the use of AI in the forensic field

In recent years, the introduction of artificial intelligence (AI) has dramatically transformed the working methods across various fields. For instance, within security contexts, law enforcement has long adopted Machine Learning...
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Giovanni Tessitore – Senior Forensic Scientist

BEYOND ILLUSIONS: UNMASKING THE THREAT OF SYNTHETIC MEDIA (DEEPFAKES, VOICE, TEXT AND ID SYNTHESIS) FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT

With the rapid advancement of AI technology, synthetic media is becoming an influential mode of content. Its ease of availability has enabled its exploitation by criminals for malicious activities. Currently,...
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Dr. Fabio Bruno

TISTARELLI

Tistarelli
Massimo Tistarelli

EU AI ACT

Prof. Giovanni Ziccardi
Day 3
17 Jul 2024

MARRONE

Stefano Marrone

Can we trust the Likelihood Ratio obtained with a black-box model?

A score-based likelihood ratio serves as a crucial statistical tool for evaluating the strength of evidence in forensic analysis scenario. By comparing observed data with the expected outcomes under different...
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Giovanni Tessitore – Senior Forensic Scientist

Highlighting Human Strengths and AI Limitations in Digital Forensic Investigations: The Swiss Experience with Law Enforcement Agencies

The presentation explores the interplay between human expertise and artificial intelligence (AI) in the field of digital forensic investigations, with a specific focus on the Swiss law enforcement experience, which...
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Alessandro Trivilini

DigitalForensics and AI

Prof. Donatella Curtotti, Ph.D.
Prof. Sebastiano Battiato, Ph.D.

Poster/Demo/Exhibitions session

An informal session has been scheduled to allow to students to present the latest results and researches
Day 4
18 Jul 2024

Expansion of the videoconferencing in criminal proceedings

The progressive expansion of the videoconferencing in criminal proceedings and developments in AI on this point: Metaverse courtrooms and hologram witnesses. Opportunities and dangers
Benedetta Galgani

Industrial Panel

Industrial Panel

Gala Dinner

Bus Departure from BAIA at 18.00. The dinner will start at 20.00.  
Day 5
19 Jul 2024

Forensic Biometrics: the use of biometric data and databases in forensic applications

The second lecture will focus on forensic biometrics, the use of biometric data and databases in forensic practice. Forensic biometrics has primarily been developed to address requests of the criminal...
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PROF. DR. DIDIER MEUWLY

FLORA

Matteo Flora

Closing

Prof. Giovanni Ziccardi
Prof. Donatella Curtotti, Ph.D.
Prof. Sebastiano Battiato, Ph.D.