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Patronat EPS awards prizes to two IIiA projectsPatronat EPS awards prizes to two IIiA projects27/06/2014 Two end of degree projects carried out at the IIiA were awarded a prize by the Patronat EPS. One of the projects, "Virtual Scalpel" was carried out by Pau Xiberta, a PhD student at the IIiA, and supervised by Dr Imma Boada. The other one, "A Survey of Modern Shading Algorithms" was done by Bernat Muñoz under the supervision of Mateu Sbert. Patronat EPS is a group of...
Don Quixote serious game presented at congress for videogames scienceDon Quixote serious game presented at congress for videogames science26/06/2014 The first edition of the Spanish Congress for Videogames Science took place in Barcelona on 24 June. Mateu Sbert, Director of the GILAB research group, took part at the event by presenting the article "A game to relive Don Quixote's adventures". The article was authored by Mateu Sbert, Imma Boada, Antonio Rodríguez and Juan Manuel García, members of GILAB; Voravika Wattanasoontorn,...
Inclusive Learning PilotsInclusive Learning Pilots20/06/2014 Inclusive Learning (Supporting Trainers for an Inclusive Vocational Education and Training) is a Leonardo da Vinci project aims to provide to Vocational Education and Training (VET) institutions with a solution for addressing needs and preferences of all students in the learning and teaching process. During May and June, BCDS Research Group lead the execution of the projects pilots in...
Personalized respiratory medicine. From systems' biology to systems' medicinePersonalized respiratory medicine. From systems' biology to systems' medicine17/06/2014 On 13 June, an open session on Personalized Medicine focusing on respiratory illnesses took place in Barcelona. The event was part of the series of scientific debates run by B-DEBATE, an initiative led by BIOCAT. Dr Beatriz López, senior researcher at eXiT research group and coordinator of the MSc in Smart Healthcare, attended the event. Personalization is key to meet many of the...
The IIiA at V Jornades TIC-SalutThe IIiA at V Jornades TIC-Salut09/06/2014 The IIiA took part at the V Jornades TIC-Salut held at the University of Girona's Science and Technology Park on 5-6 June. The event, run by the TIC-Salut Foundation and the Science and Technology Park in collaboration with Centre eSanté, Mobile World Capital Barcelona and the Pyrenees - Mediterranean Euroregion, focused on IT-driven innovation in the fields of health and wellbeing. The IIiA...
Anton Bardera presented VisualPork at FAIM Training SchoolAnton Bardera presented VisualPork at FAIM Training School04/06/2014 Anton Bardera, member of the GILAB research group, presented VisualPork at the Farm Animal Imaging Training School. The event took place at the Roslin Institute, Edimburgh, on 27 - 29 May. VisualPork, a software tool jointly developed by GILAB and IRTA, a research centre owned by the Catalan government performing R&D in the fields of food and agriculture. Thanks to VisualPork, digital images...
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