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Peter Lucas gives a seminarPeter Lucas gives a seminar26/09/2013 On 27 September Peter Lucas, researcher at Radboud University Nijmegen (The Netherlands), gave a seminar on medical Artificial Intelligence. He collaborates with the MoSHCA project (My Mobile and Smart Healthcare Assistant) whose scientist in charge at the UdG is Bea López, member of the Institute of Informatics and Applications. Mr. Lucas is enjoying a sabbatical stay at the University of...
Smart Cities: Opening Lecture + TEDxSmart Cities: Opening Lecture + TEDx23/09/2013 On 20 September took place the opening lecture of the new masters degree in Smart Cities. Renowned people in the field like Peter Nijkamp (VU University Amsterdam), Guang-Jie Ren (IBM Almaden Research Centre, CA USA), Carles Flamerich (Catalan Government) and Manel Sanromà (Barcelona City Council) gave lectures on state-of-the-art issues concerning this field. Lluïsa Marsal, researcher of...
Girona Legends at SEEDGirona Legends at SEED19/09/2013 Rubén García, researcher of GILAB, took part in SEED, the 1st Spanish Symposium on Entertainment Computing. The event took place at the Complutense University of Madrid on 18-19 September. At the Symposium, García presented the paper  "Implementation of a Videogame: Legends of Girona". Rubén García is a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute of Informatics and Applications.
Alessandro Artusi at ICIP 2013Alessandro Artusi at ICIP 201319/09/2013 Alessandro Artusi, researcher at GILAB, took part at ICIP 2013, the IEEE International Conference on Image Processing. The event took place in Melbourne, Australia, on September 15-18. Alessandro Artusi, a Ramón y Cajal fellow at the Institute of Informatics and Applications of the University of Girona, gave the paper "Selective Local Tone Mapping"
Mateu Sbert gives keynote speech at ICVRV 2013Mateu Sbert gives keynote speech at ICVRV 201313/09/2013 Mateu Sbert, member of the Institute of Informatics and Applications and Director of GILAB, will give a keynote speech at ICVRV 2013. The International Conference on Virtual Reality and Visualization is sponsored by the China Computer Federation (CCF) and IEEE Computer Society. It will take place at the Northwestern Polytechnical University in Xi'an, China on 14-15 September 2013. The title of...
MTIA 2012-13 theses defendedMTIA 2012-13 theses defended12/09/2013 Víctor Alfonso, Nelcy Narváez, Hendrys Tobar, Llorenç Burgas, Albert Palomer, Ignasi Aymerich and Lluís Bosch,  students of the Master in Information Technologies and Automation (MTIA) presented their master theses developed over the term 2012-2013 on 10 September. The theses covered a wide range of state-of-the-art subject such as Augmented Reality, videogames, energy monitoring, robot...
Sergio Herraiz at Enerficiency reviewSergio Herraiz at Enerficiency review12/09/2013 Sergio Herraiz, researcher of the eXiT research group, took part in the mid-term review of the ENERFICIENCY project in Paris on 12 September. ENERFICIENCY is an ITEA-2 labelled project (EUREKA ITEA 2 no 10009) and funded by the Spanish Ministry of Industry (TSI-020400-2011-56). The project aims at developing an open software platform for energy efficiency monitoring. Sergio Herraiz, member of...
Marc Ruiz receives doctoral awardMarc Ruiz receives doctoral award10/09/2013 Marc Ruiz, a researcher of GILAB, has been awarded the University of Girona's Extraordinary Doctoral Prize 2012. The prize is an acknowledgement of the quality of the PhD thesis he presented in May 2012. His thesis is entitled "Advanced illumination and view-selection techniques for volume rendering and its application to medical imaging" and was supervised by Imma Boada and Mateu...
Smart Cities: Opening Lecture + TEDxSmart Cities: Opening Lecture + TEDx09/09/2013 On 20 September the University of Girona will give a significant boost to smart cities. First of all, the Girona Smart City Chair will host the opening lecture of the new masters degree in Smart Cities. The lecture, which will take place at 11 AM at the Polytechnic School, will be given by renowned people in the field: Peter Nijkamp (VU University Amsterdam), Guang-Jie Ren (IBM Almaden...
GILAB tests new sensor to measure bridge shiftingGILAB tests new sensor to measure bridge shifting09/09/2013 On September 3-6 Rubén García and Milán Magdics, researchers of GILAB, tried a new prototype sensor to remotely measure the shifting bridges undergo. They tested it on the Arosa bridge, a 2 kilometre long bridge in Galicia. The new sensor is based on a camera, markers and Augmented Reality techniques and is significantly cheaper than the ones currently available. It has been developed in...
Miguel Camelo research stay at Alcatel Lucent Bell LabsMiguel Camelo research stay at Alcatel Lucent Bell Labs05/09/2013  Miguel Camelo, researcher of the BCDS research group, has spent 3 months, from June to September, at Alcatel Lucent Bell Labs in Antwerp (Belgium) carrying out R&D on geometrical routing in hyperbolic spaces. Miguel Camelo is a PhD student at the Institute of Informatics and Applications. His doctoral thesis is being supervised by Lluís Fàbrega and Pere Vilà, members of BDS. This...
Lluisa Marsal Director of Girona Smart City ChairLluisa Marsal Director of Girona Smart City Chair03/09/2013 Lluisa Marsal, researcher of the eXiT group and member of the IIiA, has been appointed as Director of the Girona Smart City Chair. The chair is a joint collaboration between the University of Girona and the Girona City Council. The goal of the chair is to promote the application of smart IT systems to improve mobilitiy, efficiency and quality of life of cities.
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