Antonio Pertusa

Associate professor at the University of Alicante and member of the Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence Group (GRFIA) from the Department of Software and Computing Systems (DLSI). Executive secretary of the University Institute for Computing Research (IUII). Member of the executive commitee of the Spanish Association for Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis (AERFAI).


My research interests are in the fields of signal processing and machine learning techniques (mainly deep learning) applied to computer vision and music information retrieval tasks. My PhD (2010) was related to multiple fundamental frequency estimation on music signals.

Active Projects


MirBot: Image retrieval system for smartphones

MirBot is a multimodal interactive image retrieval system to classify objects using smartphones. It is freely available for iOS, and Android.


HispaMus: Handwritten Spanish Music Heritage Preservation by Automatic Transcription

Research project funded by the Spanish Ministry of economy and competitiveness, aimed at enhancing the Hispanic music heritage between the 15th and the 19th centuries by exploiting the digital resources of these collections.



ENJAMBRE (Emergency critical missions by cooperative flight of manned and unmanned means) is a research project funded by the Centro para el Desarrollo Tecnológico Industrial (CDTI), within the CIEN strategic program, and developed by a consortium of companies and public research organizations.


Koniris: Image retrieval API

Koniris offers an API for image retrieval which is based on convolutional neural networks. The development is in progress and it is still not available.


I've been teaching at the University of Alicante since 2003 in different subjects related to programming, signal processing, computer vision, machine translation, machine learning, and iOS and MacOS development.