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Albert Pla at CCIA 2013Albert Pla at CCIA 201325/10/2013  Albert Pla, researcher of the eXiT research group, took part at CCIA 2013, the 16th International Congress of the Artificial Intelligence Catalan Association. The event took place at the Universitat de Vic on 23 - 25 October. He presented a poster on auctions applied to optimize resources for businesses. Albert Pla is a PhD student at the Institute of Informatics and Applications.
Fabián León obtains PhDFabián León obtains PhD23/10/2013 Fabián León, researcher at the MICELAB research group and member of the Institute of Informatics and Applications, obtained a PhD on 23 October. His dissertation, developed under the supervision of Josep Vehí, is entitled "Design and implementation of a closed-loop blood glucose control system in patients with type 1 diabetes".
Carolina Mejía obtains PhD22/10/2013 Carolina Mejía, researcher at the BCDS research group and member of the Institute of Informatics and Applications, obtained a PhD on 14 October. Her dissertation was supervised by Ramon Fabregat and is entitled "Framework for detection, assessment and assistance of university students with dyslexia and/or reading difficulties.
Carolina Mejía obtains PhDCarolina Mejía obtains PhD14/10/2013 Carolina Mejía, researcher at the BCDS research group and member of the Institute of Informatics and Applications, obtained a PhD on 14 October. Her dissertation was supervised by Ramon Fabregat and is entitled "Framework for detection, assessment and assistance of university students with dyslexia and/or reading difficulties.
Ferran Torrent and Albert Pla at ManuFuture 2013Ferran Torrent and Albert Pla at ManuFuture 201307/10/2013 Ferran Torrent and Albert Pla, researchers of the eXiT research group, attended ManuFuture 2013, the Conference on the Future of Manufacturing in Europe. The event, held by the European Technology Platform Manufuture, took place in Vilnius (Lithuania) on 6 - 8 October. Intelligent manufacturing, sustainable reindustrialization and Horizon 2020 will be the main issues of the...
DICOMA meetingDICOMA meeting02/10/2013 From September 30 to October 2 took place in Helsinki a review meeting of the project DICOMA. Disaster Control Management in an ITEA2 labelled  project (10031)  which aims to provide decision makers with effective tools to deal with natural disasters and emergencies like fires and hurricanes. Joaquim Meléndez and Andrés El-Fakdi, members of eXiT, attended the meeting. The two researchers...
Milán Magdics at SGDA 2013Milán Magdics at SGDA 201302/10/2013 Milán Magdics, researcher at GILAB, took part at SGDA 2013, the 4th International Conference on Serious Games Development and Applications. The event took place in Trondheim, Norway, on September 25-27. Milán Magdics, a PhD student at the Institute of Informatics and Applications of the University of Girona, gave a paper describing a Kinect-based approach for teaching cardiopulmonary...
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...
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