Selected Publications

Over the past years, RFID Lab has been contributing to the RFID research with an important series of publications. Please do not hesitate to contact us for any information required: info@rfidlab.unipr.it

Journal papers
• Cilloni, G., Leporati, R., Rizzi, A., Romagnoli, G., 2019. State of the art of item-level RFID deployments in fashion and apparel retail. International Journal of RF Technologies: Research and Applications, paper in press.
• Rizzi, A, Volpi, A., Rinaldi, R., Bandinelli, R., Gonzalez, A., Hardgrave, B., 2019. Assessing the performances of RFID UHF and HF dual-frequency apparel tags. International Journal of RF Technologies: Research and Applications, 10 (1-2), 39-63. DOI: 10.3233/RFT-180106
• Rizzi, A., Volpi, A., 2018. RFID-enabled visual merchandising in apparel retail. International Journal of RF Technologies: Research and Applications, 8(4), 213-231. DOI: 10.3233/RFT-181788
• Bertolini, M., Romagnoli, G., Weinhard, A., 2017. Proposing a Value-Added Indicators framework for the apparel and fashion sector: Design and empirical evaluation. International Journal of RF Technologies: Research and Applications, 8(3), 143-164. DOI: 10.3233/RFT-171674
• Bottani, E., Bertolini, M., Rizzi, A., Romagnoli, G., 2017. Monitoring on-shelf availability, out-of-stock and product freshness through RFID in the fresh food supply chain. International Journal of RF Technologies: Research and Applications, 8(1-2), 33-55. DOI: 10.3233/RFT-171780
• Bottani, E., Romagnoli, G., Montanari, R., 2016. Improving sales turnover in fashion retailing by means of an RFID-based replenishment policy. International Journal of RF Technologies: research and applications, 7(1), 65-86. DOI 10.3233/RFT-150072
• Caredda, V., Orrù, P. F., Romagnoli, G., Volpi, A., Zedda F., 2016. RFID technology for blood tracking: An experimental approach for benchmarking different devices. International Journal of RF Technologies: Research and Applications, 7(4), 209-228. DOI: 10.3233/RFT-161512
• Rizzi, A., Romagnoli, G., Thiesse, F., 2016. A new framework for RFID use cases in fashion and apparel retailing, International Journal of RF Technologies: Research and Applications, 7(2-3), 105-129. DOI: 10.3233/RFT-150075
• Bertolini, M., Bottani, E., Romagnoli, G., Vignali, G., 2015. The impact of RFID technologies on inventory accuracy in the apparel retailing: evidence from the field. International Journal of RF Technologies: Research and Applications, 6(4), 225-246. DOI 10.3233/RFT-150069
• Piramuthu, S., Rizzi, A., Vignali, G., Volpi, A., 2015. Benchmarking of RFID devices for apparel applications: An experimental approach. International Journal of RF Technologies: Research and Applications, 6(2-3), 151-169. DOI: 10.3233/RFT-140064
• Bertolini, M., Bottani, E., Rizzi, A., Volpi, A., Renzi, P., 2013. Shrinkage reduction in perishable food supply chain by means of an RFID-based FIFO management policy. International Journal of RF Technologies: research and applications, 5(3-4), 123-136. DOI: 10.3233/RFT-130052
• Bertolini, M., Ferretti, G., Vignali, G., Volpi, A., 2013. Reducing out of stock, shrinkage and overstock through RFID in the fresh food supply chain: Evidence from an Italian retail pilot. International Journal of RF Technologies: Research and Applications, 4(2), 107-125
• Bottani, E., Montanari, R., 2013. RFID and real time localization systems for warehouse management: a model for technical and economic evaluation. International Journal of RF Technologies: Research and Applications, 4(3-4), 209–245. DOI: 10.3233/RFT-130046
• Bertolini, M., Bottani, E., Ferretti, G., Montanari, R., Volpi, A. 2012. Analysis of the requirements of RFID tags for efficient fashion supply chain management. International Journal of RF Technologies: Research and Applications, 3(1), 39–65. DOI: 10.3233/RFT-2011-016
• Bertolini, M., Bottani, E., Ferretti, G., Rizzi, A., Volpi, A., 2012. Experimental evaluation of business impacts of RFID in apparel and retail supply chain. International Journal of RF Technologies: Research and Applications, 3(4), 257-282. DOI: 10.3233/RFT-2012-028
• Bertolini, M., Ferretti, G., Montanari, R., Rizzi, A., Vignali, G., 2012. A quantitative evaluation of the impact of the RFID technology on shelf availability. International Journal of RF Technologies: Research and Applications, 3(3), 159-180
• Bottani, E., Ferretti, G., Montanari, R., Rizzi, A., Volpi, A., 2012. Performances of RFID, acousto-magnetic and radio frequency technologies for Electronic Article Surveillance in the apparel industry in Europe: a quantitative study. International Journal of RF Technologies: Research and Applications, 3(2), 137-158. DOI: 10.3233/RFT-2012-024
• Bertolini, M., Bottani, E., De Vitis, A., Butcher, T., 2010. A pilot project for evaluating the impact of AUTO-ID technologies on out-of-stock. Supply Chain Forum: an International Journal, 11(4), 24-34
• Bottani, E., Montanari, R., Volpi, A., 2010. The impact of RFID and EPC network on the bullwhip effect in the Italian FMCG supply chain. International Journal of Production Economics, 124(2), 426-432. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpe.2009.12.005
• Bottani, E., Bertolini, M., 2009. Technical and economic aspect of RFID implementation for asset tracking. International Journal of RF Technologies: Research and Applications, 1(3), 169-193. DOI: 10.1080/17545730903159034
• Bottani, E., 2009. On the impact of RFID and EPC network on traceability management: a mathematical model. International Journal of RF Technologies: Research and Applications, 1(2), 95-113. DOI: 10.1080/17545730802209104
• Bottani, E., Bertolini, M., Montanari, R., Volpi, A., 2009. RFID-enabled business intelligence modules for supply chain optimisation. International Journal of RF Technologies: Research and Applications, 1(4), 253-278. DOI: 10.1080/17545730903321683
• Bottani, E., Ferretti, G., Montanari, R., Rizzi, A., 2009. The impact of RFID technology on logistics processes of the fashion industry supply chain. International Journal of RF Technologies: Research and Applications, 1(4), 225-252. DOI: 10.1080/17545730903321675
• Bottani, E., Hardgrave, B., Volpi, A., 2009. A methodological approach to the development of RFID Supply Chain projects. International Journal of RF Technologies: Research and Applications, 1(2), 131-150. DOI: 10.1080/17545730802065043
• Bottani, E., Montanari, R., Rizzi, A., 2009. The impact of RFID technology and EPC system on stock-out of promotional items. International Journal of RF Technologies: Research and Applications, 1(1), 6-22. DOI: 10.1080/17545730802366110
• Bottani, E., 2008. Reengineering, simulation and data analysis of an RFID system. Journal of Theoretical and Applied Electronic Commerce Research, 3(1), 13-29
• Bottani, E., Rizzi, A., 2008. Economical assessment of the impact of RFID technology and EPC system on the fast-moving consumer goods supply chain. International Journal of Production Economics, 112(2), 548–569. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpe.2007.05.007. Awarded as one of the “TOP-10 CITED PAPERS” from the International Journal of Production Economics from 2008 to 2010.
Conference papers
• Bertolini, M., Bottani, E., Esposito, G., Rizzi, A., Romagnoli, G., 2018. Company staff intention to use RFID technology in fashion and apparel retail sector: a UTAUT based-model. Proceedings of the XXIII Summer School “Francesco Turco”, September 12-14, 2018, Palermo (Italy). http://www.summerschool-aidi.it/cms/extra/papers/114.pdf
• Bertolini, M., Rizzi, A., Romagnoli, G., Volpi, A. 2017. Testing an RFID receiving gate for improving process accuracy in fashion and apparel retail. Proceedings of the 3rd International Forum on Research and Technologies for Society and Industry (RTSI 2017 – IEEE) Conference, Article number 8065916. Modena (Italy), September 11-13, 2017
• Bertolini, M., Rizzi, A., Romagnoli, G., Volpi, A., 2017. RFID smart data analysis for reading discrimination and direction detection. Proceedings of the 22nd Summer School “Francesco Turco” – Industrial Systems Engineering. Mondello (Italy) September 13-15, 2017, pp.390-396
• Bertolini, M., Maggiali, L., Rizzi, A., Romagnoli, G., Volpi, A., 2017. Introducing new RFID-enabled indicators to evaluate the performance of fashion retailers. Proceedings of the 22nd Summer School “Francesco Turco” – Industrial Systems Engineering, Mondello (Italy), September 13-15, 2017, pp.54-60
• Bertolini, M., Romagnoli, G., Weinhard, A., 2016. Developing a new framework for value added indicators enabled by RFID data in the fashion and apparel sector. Proceedings of the 21st Summer School “Francesco Turco” – Industrial System Engineering. Naples (Italy), September 13-15, 2016, pp. 182-186
• Bertolini, M., Cilloni, G., Romagnoli, G., Volpi, A. 2016. Benchmarking of RFID EPC and NFC tags for apparel Applications. Proceedings of the 21st Summer School “Francesco Turco” – Industrial System Engineering. Naples (Italy), September 13-15, 2016, pp. 187-191
• Uckelmann, D., Romagnoli, G., 2016. RF-based Locating of Mobile Objects, 6th International Conference on the Internet of Things (IoT‘16), Stuttgart(Germany), November 7-9, 2016, pp. 147-154.
• Berghenti, D., Bertolini, M., Esposito, E., Ghidetti, V., Rizzi, A., Sandri, S., Simonazzi, P., Villani, L., 2015. The value of RFID in the fresh FMCG supply chain: Evidence from field projects. Proceedings of the 20th Summer School “Francesco Turco” – Industrial Systems Engineering. Naples (Italy), September 16-18, 2015, pp. 224-227
• Esposito, E., Romagnoli, G., Sandri, S., Villani, L., 2015. Deploying RFID in the fashion and apparel sector: An “in the field” analysis to understand where the technology is going to. Proceedings of the 20th Summer School “Francesco Turco” – Industrial Systems Engineering. Naples (Italy), September 16-18, 2015, pp. 7-15.
• Esposito, E., Romagnoli, G., Sandri, S., Villani, L., 2015. Developing a new frame for categorising use cases of RFID in the fashion and apparel sector. Proceedings of the 20th Summer School “Francesco Turco” – Industrial Systems Engineering. Naples (Italy), September 16-18, 2015, pp. 1-6.
• Bertolini, M., Bottani, E., Rizzi, A., Volpi, A., 2009. The benefits of RFID and EPC in the supply chain: lessons from an Italian pilot study. In Giusto, D., et al. (eds.), The Internet of Things: 20th Tyrrhenian Workshop on Digital Communications, ISBN: 978-1-4419-1673-0, vol.1, pp.293-302, DOI 10.1007/978-1-4419-1674-7_28. September 2-4, 2009, Pula (Italy)
Books
• Rizzi, A., Montanari, R., Bertolini, M., Bottani, E., & Volpi, A., 2011. Logistica e Tecnologia RFID – Creare valore nella filiera alimentare e nel largo consumo. ISBN: 978-88-470-1928-7. Springer-Verlag Italia, Milano.
Editorials (special issues)
• Bottani, E., Goyal, S., & Volpi, A., 2015. Editorial – RFID for fashion: Advancements in research, technology and implementation. International Journal of RF Technologies: research and applications, 6(2-3), 73-75. DOI: 10.3233/RFT-140065
Chapters in edited books
Bottani E., Volpi A., Rizzi A., Montanari R., Bertolini M. 2014. The role of radio frequency identification (RFID) technologies in improving distribution and retail operations in the fashion supply chain. In: Wong, W.K. & Guo, Z.X. (eds.), Fashion supply chain management using radio frequency identification (RFID) technologies, ISBN: 978-0-85709-805-4, pp.13-41, DOI: 10.1533/9780857098115.13. Woodhead Publishing (invited contribution).