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Albert Pla at MIKE 2014Albert Pla at MIKE 201412/12/2014 Albert Pla, researcher of the eXiT research group, participated at MIKE 2014, the Second International Conference on Mining Intelligence and Knowledge Exploration. The event took place at University College Cork, Ireland on 10 - 12 December. He presented the paper 'Context-Aware Case-Based Reasoning' within the session devoted to supporting decision making with social media mining. Albert...
Roberto Petite and Andrés El-Fakdi at ACCUS meetingRoberto Petite and Andrés El-Fakdi at ACCUS meeting10/12/2014 On 2-4 December, members of eXiT Roberto Petite and Andrés El-Fakdi attended  the 2014 global assembly meeting of the ACCUS project in Kuopio, Finland. ACCUS, an international project in the field of Smart Cities, aims to improve urban systems such as energy, traffic and outdoor lighting. Within the project, the eXiT research team of the IIiA is developing new algorithms to monitor energy...
Alessandro Artusi at HDRi COST Action meetingAlessandro Artusi at HDRi COST Action meeting02/12/2014 Alessandro Artusi, member of the GILAB research group, participated at the HDRi COST Action meeting which took place in Brno, Czech Republic, on 9 - 11 October. This action, with reference IC1005, brings together leading academic and industrial researchers and practitioners in Europe to propose a set of standards for Higy Dynamic Range imaging (HDRi) technologies. HDR improves digital imaging...
Mateu Sbert keynote speaker at VRCAI 2014Mateu Sbert keynote speaker at VRCAI 201402/12/2014 Mateu Sbert, Director of GILAB, made a keynote speech at VRCAI 2014, the International Conference on Virtual Reality Continuum and its Applications in Industry. It was entitled 'Advances in middle-ware and content creation tools for serious games'. The 13th edition of VRCAI, organised and sponsored by ACM-SIGGRAPH, took place in Shenzhen, China on 1 - 2 December. The event, provided an...
Inclusive Learning Final SessionInclusive Learning Final Session24/11/2014 On 18 November the final session of the Inclusive Learning project took place at the University of Girona. Inclusive Learning is a European R&D project led by BCDS and supported by the Leonardo da Vinci Programme. Its goal is to develop new IT-based tools and methodologies to address students' diversity in vocational education and training centres. Ramon Fabregat, co-ordinator of the project,...
Josep Lluís Marzo and Eusebi Calle keynote speakers at RNDM 2014Josep Lluís Marzo and Eusebi Calle keynote speakers at RNDM 201421/11/2014 Josep Lluís Marzo, Director of BCDS, and Eusebi Calle, senior researcher at the group, were keynote speakers at RNDM 2014. They delivered the keynote talk entitled 'Robustness Analysis of Networks under Large-scale Failures'. The 6th International Workshop on Reliable Networks Design and Modeling, took place in Barcelona on 17 - 19 November. The event, technically sponsored by institutions...
Marc Manzano obtains PhDMarc Manzano obtains PhD21/11/2014 Marc Manzano, researcher at the BCDS research group and member of the Institute of Informatics and Applications, obtained a PhD on 20 November. His dissertation was supervised by Dr Eusebi Calle and is entitled "New robustness evaluation mechanisms for complex networks". 
The IIiA at the Smart City Expo & World Congress 2014The IIiA at the Smart City Expo & World Congress 201420/11/2014 The IIiA participated at the Smart City Expo & World Congress 2014. The event, which took place in Barcelona on 18 - 20 November, is the key meeting point for innovative cities, companies and universities in the smart cities arena. The IIiA in collaboration withe the Girona Smart  City Chair,  promoted the University of Girona's MSc in Smart Cities. Lluïsa Marsal, the Master's coordinator,...
Josep Vehí at DTM 2014Josep Vehí at DTM 201411/11/2014 Josep Vehí, director of the MICELAB research group, participated at the Diabetes Technology Meeting 2014. The event, organised by the Diabetes Technology Society, was held at the Bethesda North Marriot Hotel & Conference Center,  in Bethesda, Maryland, on 6 - 8 November. Josep Vehí a presented the poster 'A fuzzy adaptive strategy for glucose controllers'. 
BENEFIT project awarded a grantBENEFIT project awarded a grant07/11/2014 Two research groups of the IIiA, eXiT and GILAB, are participating in BENEFIT, an international R&D project belonging to EUREKA's ITEA3 cluster (ITEA3 label 13031). BENEFIT is led by Philips Healthcare and aims to improve patient stratification and treatment by quantifying and integrating pre-interventional and intra-interventional images and data into personalized models for workflow and...
GILAB at ICIP 2014GILAB at ICIP 201405/11/2014 Anton Bardera, researcher at GILAB, participated at the IEEE International  Conference on Image Processing 2014. The event, the 21st in the series, took place at the CENIT Conference Center located in La Défense, Paris, on 27 - 30 October. Anton Bardera presented two posters: 'Quantification of computed tomography pork carcass images' and 'Analysis of image informativeness measures' . He is...
Miguel Camelo obtains PhDMiguel Camelo obtains PhD03/11/2014 Miguel Camelo, researcher at the BCDS research group and member of the Institute of Informatics and Applications, obtained a PhD on 31 October. His dissertation was supervised by Dr Lluís Fàbrega and Dr Pere Vilà and is entitled "A geometric routing scheme in word-metric spaces for data networks". 
BCDS's VITAM on La VanguardiaBCDS's VITAM on La Vanguardia27/10/2014 The 26 October issue of La Vanguardia, features an article of VITAM, the videoconference system developed by the BCDS research group. The in-depth article explains the security and privacy improvements provided by VITAM along with its main applications in the fields of healthcare and staff recruitment. It also includes several statements made by Josep Lluís Marzo, head of the group, and...
Project MESC kicks offProject MESC kicks off20/10/2014 On 18 October, researchers of eXiT and of the Polytechnic  University of Madrid met at the University of Girona in the first meeting of the project MESC. MESC is a three-year collaborative research project funded by the Spanish Ministry for Economy and Competitiveness (reference DPI2013-47450-C2). It aims to develop a platform for monitoring and assessing the efficiency of distribution...
MICELAB hosts Soorathep KheawhomMICELAB hosts Soorathep Kheawhom14/10/2014 Soorathep Kheawhom, assistant professor in chemical engineering at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand, conducted a research stay at the MICELAB research group.  Under the supervision of MICELAB's senior member Ningsu Luo, the stay started on 11 September and finished on 10 October and took place in the framework of the Erasmus Mundus TECHNO I programme. Dr Kheawhom is expert at...
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