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Pere Vilà chairs SPECTS 2013Pere Vilà chairs SPECTS 201328/06/2013 Pere Vilà, member of the BCDS research group, will be the General Chair of the 2013 International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems. The event will be held in Toronto on July 7-10th. Pere Vilà will also give the paper entitled "Decentralized Routing Algorithm for Wireless Mesh Network based on Multi-Objective Optimization" at the event.
MICELAB at JARCA 2013MICELAB at JARCA 201326/06/2013 Josep Vehí, Remei Calm and Yenny Leal Moncada, researchers at MICELAB have presented three papers at the XV Jornadas sobre Sistemas Cualitativos y sus Aplicaciones en Diagnosis, Robótica e Inteligencia Ambiental (JARCA 2013). The titles of the papers are: "Detección de medidas incorrectas en los SMDGs aplicando una nueva estrategia de post-procesamiento de SVM para ajustar el sesgo...
GILAB at Eurographics Symposium on RenderingGILAB at Eurographics Symposium on Rendering26/06/2013   Rubén García and Mateu Sbert, at the GILAB research group, along with Carlos Ureña, at the Universidad de Granada, presented the paper "Description and solution of an Unreported Intrinsic Bias in Photon Mapping Density Estimation with Constant Kernel" at the Eurographics Symposium on Rendering 2013, which took place in Zaragoza on 19-21 June 2013.
GILAB presents LISSA at ICEIS 2013GILAB presents LISSA at ICEIS 201326/06/2013   Voravika Wattanansoontorn, researcher at the IIiA and member of the GILAB research group, is going to present the paper "Visual realism in 3D serious games for learning" at the 15th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS). The paper, which focuses on LISSA (Life Support Simulation Application) serious game will be one of the highlights of the...
5 Undergraduate students collaborate with MICELAB5 Undergraduate students collaborate with MICELAB25/06/2013 Over the next three months five undergraduate students will collaborate with MICELAB. Aleix Beneyto, Aniol Gallego, Eduard Gruartmoner, Igor Kopytov and Gerard Busquets will carry out engineering tasks in several projects whose ultimate goal is to develop an artificial pancreas for patients suffering from diabetes.
The IIiA broadens its masters offerThe IIiA broadens its masters offer25/06/2013   The Master in Smart Cities has been accredited by AQU (agency in charge of the quality of the Catalan universities). This means that the masters will be taught as of the 2013-2014 academic year. This master and the MTIA (Master in Information Technologies and Automation), which has been going on for several years, will make up the IIiA's master programs. These two masters were...
Patronat of the EPS awards two projects carried out by the IIiAPatronat of the EPS awards two projects carried out by the IIiA20/06/2013   Joan Carles Blavi and Anna Carreras were awarded with the Degree Project Prize for their respective projects. The Patronat of the Escola Politècnica Superior of the University of Girona gives this award. Dr. Mateu Sbert and Dra Imma Boada, from the GILab group, supervised Joan Carles' project, “Life Support Simulation Activities”. Anna Carreras project, “Nova plataforma amb...
Meeting of MOSHCA projectMeeting of MOSHCA project19/06/2013 The eXiT research group of the IIiA hosted a Meeting of the ITEA2 MOSHCA project at the University of Girona on June 17-18. MOSHCA is a European co-funded R&D project designed to improve the patient-doctor interaction and control of chronic diseases. For more information about this project click here.
New robotics workshop at the Escola Forn d’Anells de Fornells de la SelvaNew robotics workshop at the Escola Forn d’Anells de Fornells de la Selva18/06/2013   Bianca Innocenti from the eXiT group ran a robotics workshop for five year old children at the Escola Forn d’Anells de Fornells de la Selva on June 13th. During the workshop young boys and girls were introduced to the to the robotics world trough the interaction with bee robots. The children were distributed in groups of three and each student had the chance to interact with a bee...
Sergio Gómez defends his doctoral thesisSergio Gómez defends his doctoral thesis07/06/2013 Sergio Gómez, a PhD student in the BCDS research team, defended his doctoral thesis on June 6th. His dissertation "Learning design implementation in context-aware and adaptive mobile learning" was supervised by Dr Ramon Fabregat.
The IIiA at the IV Jornades TIC-SalutThe IIiA at the IV Jornades TIC-Salut29/05/2013 The IIiA took part in the IV Jornades TIC-Salut held at the University of Girona's Scientific Park. This conference, promoted and organized by the TIC-Salut Foundation and de PCiT, focuses on the IT applied to healthcare. The IIiA showcased all its e-health projects. eXiT group also introduced its new project MoSCHA and BCDS presented the ViTAM project.
GILab at the TEDxUdG 2013GILab at the TEDxUdG 201328/05/2013 Mateu Sbert, Director of the GILAB research group, and Javier Garcia, member of the GILAB group, took part in the TEDxUdG 2013 held at the Science and Technology Park on May 27th. He gave the conference Enhancement of videogames playing experience through the use of non-photorealistic and artistic effects. Javier Garcia presented Entropia i Música. You can watch the whole conference here ....
ViTAM awarded the Euro-region Pyrenees Mediterranean PrizeViTAM awarded the Euro-region Pyrenees Mediterranean Prize27/05/2013   ViTAM, the Video Tele Assistance and Monitoring project developed by the BCDS research group, won the Euro-region Pyrenees Mediterranean Prize. The prize was awarded by the 4th e-health congress held at the Science and Technology Park on 22-23 May.
The IIiA joins Polytechnic internship programmeThe IIiA joins Polytechnic internship programme20/05/2013 In the month of May, the IIiA joined the so-called "Estades en l'Entorn Laboral (EEL)". The EEL is an internship programme run by the University of Girona's Polytechnic School. This means that both undergraduate and master students can work for the IIiA as a part of their curricula. The internships are an excellent chance to work with the research groups of the IIiA,  get to know...
BCDS takes part in FIA 2013BCDS takes part in FIA 201310/05/2013 Lluís Fàbrega and Pere Vilà, researchers at BCDS, took part in the 10th Edition of the Future Internet Assembly. The event took place in Dublin on May 8th- 10th. The members of the IIiA along with FIRE (Future Internet Research and Experimentation) and CREW (Cognitive Radio Experimentation World) ran the 2nd International Workshop on Measurement-based Experimental Research, Methodology and...
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