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Yenny Leal defends her PhD thesisYenny Leal defends her PhD thesis30/07/2013 On July 30th, Yenny Leal - a researcher at MICELAB, defended her PhD thesis. Her dissertation  "Enfoques metodológicos para mejorar la precisión y fiabilidad de los sistemas de monitorización continua de glucosa en pacientes con diabetes tipo 1 y en pacientes críticos mediante técnicas lineales y no lineales" was supervised by Dr Josep Vehí, Director of the research group, and...
Jordi Poch at the 'VI Simposio Internacional de Ingeniería Industrial'Jordi Poch at the 'VI Simposio Internacional de Ingeniería Industrial'24/07/2013 Jordi Poch, member of the GILAB research group, will take part in the "VI Simposio Internacional de Ingeniería Industrial: Actualidad y Nuevas Tendencias 2013". Jordi Poch is going to give the paper "Proyecto ACME: Evaluación Continuada y Mejora de la Enseñanza". ACME is an e-learning platform able to automatically correct open-ended exercises and assess the performance...
New contribution to Case-Based ReasoningNew contribution to Case-Based Reasoning24/07/2013 Beatriz López, researcher of the eXiT group of the IIiA, has authored the book "Case-based reasoning. A Concise Introduction", which has been published by the prestigious publisher Morgan Claypool. Case-based reasoning is an AI technique instrumental to develop intelligent systems.
ACME present in several scientific congressesACME present in several scientific congresses19/07/2013 ACME, the University of Girona's e-learning platform featuring automatic correction of open-ended exercises, has been presented in two scientific congresses. One paper was presented at Edulearn 2013, the International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies: "Students' perception on a web-based e-learning tool: an empirical study", by Andrea Bikfalvi, Assumpció...
Shmuel Zaks visits the IIiAShmuel Zaks visits the IIiA19/07/2013 Invited by Josep Lluís Marzo, Director of the BCDS group, Prof Shmuel Zaks from Technion (Israel Institute of Technology) gave the talk "Optimization in optical networks" on July 11th. He presented some recent results for optimization problems that originate in optical networks: design and analysis of algorithms, complexity, approximability and on-line algorithms. The...
3rd IIiA doctoral thesis in 20133rd IIiA doctoral thesis in 201316/07/2013 Roger Bramon, member of the GILAB research team, defended his doctoral thesis on July 15th. His PhD dissertation, supervised by Dr Imma Boada and Dr Anton Bardera, is entitled "Multimodal visualization based on mutual information". This is the third doctoral thesis completed by members of the IIiA in 2013. 
Maria Lluïsa Marsal attends the ICCSA 2013 in VietnamMaria Lluïsa Marsal attends the ICCSA 2013 in Vietnam09/07/2013 Maria-Lluïsa Marsal, member of eXiT, presented the paper "3D-VUPID: 3D Visual Urban Planning Integrated Data" written jointly with Imma Boada from the GILAB group. The proposal of this paper was to present a tool, 3D-VUPID, which integrates information, representation and visualization in urban planning activity in a common framework and to depict it in a simple, understandable...
Roger Bramon at the Eurographics Conference on VisualizationRoger Bramon at the Eurographics Conference on Visualization05/07/2013 Roger Bramon, member of GILAB, presented the paper "An Information-Theoretic Observation Channel for Volume Visualization" at the Eurographics Conference on Visualization 2013. The event was held in Leipzig, Germany on June 17-21.
Pablo Gay at KU Leuven Machine Learning GroupPablo Gay at KU Leuven Machine Learning Group02/07/2013 Pablo Gay, researcher of the eXiT research group, stayed at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven this spring. During his 7 week stay he worked with researchers at the Machine Learning Group on the refining of new data mining algorithms to detect patterns in sequential data. His work has lead to new algorithms able to cope with sequential patterns extended with geographical and temporal...
Ningsu Luo takes part in MONCONET 2013Ningsu Luo takes part in MONCONET 201301/07/2013 Dr. Ningsu Luo, researcher of MICELAB, took part in the MONCONET workshop held in Barcelona on June 27-28. MONCONET is a multidisciplinary research network in the field of monitorisation, damage detection and vibration control of infrastructures. Its research is applied to civil engineering (buildings, bridges), aeronautics (composite panels, aeroplane components), mechatronics and wind-power...
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