The CS Departament cooperates with the Autumn Course of the BEST Barcelona Student Association on the topic “From Data to Knowledge”. The course hosts 22 undergrad students from 19 different towns in 11 European countries.
For more information visit: https://www.best.eu.org/event/details.jsp?activity=k3ljmhj
Professor Núria Castell, from the CS department, has been awarded the Menció FIB prize at the FESTIBITY 2018.
This prize is awarded in acknowledge to those people who developed keys tasks in FIB’s life.
Professor Núria Castell with UPC Rector, Professor Francesc Torres
RDlab will introduce its project CloudSlide at the Technical RedIris Conference 2018 on the talk “CloudSlide: Gestión inteligente de presentaciones para eventos”.
The presentation can be found here.
For further information, check: http://www.rediris.es/jt/jt2018/programa/jt/
The UPC professor José Luis Balcázar took office on 6 April as the Director of the Departament de Ciències de la Computació, taking over from Jordi Cortadella.
As a teacher, José Luis Balcázar teaches at the EPSEVG and the FIB. As a researcher, he develops his research work through the Laboratori d’Algorísmia Relacional, Complexitat i Aprenentatge (LARCA), an international projection group that works in fields such as learning and data mining; Data analysis and mathematical linguistics.
The announcement of “la Caixa” Grants for international mobility for doctoral students 2017/2018 has been published.
You will find all the information on the website of the Academic Management Service:
Here are the deadlines established in this call:
Period in which to make the stay: mobility stays must be made between February 1 and June 30, 2018.
Duration of the stay: a minimum of 30 days and a maximum of 120 days.
Submission of applications: until 24 hours on February 18, 2018, through the DemanaSGA online support platform.
Provisional resolution: before March 29, 2018.
For any doubt or clarification please refer to DemanaSGA online support platform.
Maintaining a commitment to the continuous improvement of research and innovation services, RDlab offers a new presentation service for events. CloudSlide allows the automatic management of the whole cycle of collection, verification and distribution of the presentations of the speakers in the corresponding rooms within the established schedule.
For further information please check: https://rdlab.cs.upc.edu/cloudslide
RDlab participates at the jornada TIC 2017 UPC, this year dedicated to Digital Transformation, introducing the poster Cloudslide, Managing speaker presentations painlessly.
Martí Zamora Casals has won the 2nd prize in the category “final projects of master’s or postgraduate” from the Big Data Talent Awards delivered on October 26th at the Big Data Congress
The master’s thesis was defended at MIRI last July, and it was called “Computing and visualizing informative trajectories in temporarily annotated data”
The ViRVIG Research Group, in collaboration with the Sant Joan de Deu Teaching Campus, has participated in the Women’s Forum Global Meeting presenting a virtual reality solution through which users can visualize and immerse themselves in different anatomical structures.
Daniel Larraz Hurtado and Jorge Muñoz Gama, former doctoral students at the PhD program in Computing, have been distinguished by the UPC Doctoral School with the “Premi Extraordinari de Doctorat”. The distinction is awarded to the bests doctoral dissertations defended at UPC in the course 2014-2015.
Daniel Larraz developped the thesis “Automatic Program Analysis using Max-SMT” under the supervision of Prof. Albert Rubio. He holds now a postdoctoral research scholar at the University of Iowa.
Jorge Muñoz developped the thesis “Conformance Checking and Diagnosis in Process Mining” under the supervision of Prof. Josep Carmona Vargas. He works as an Assistant Professor and Researcher at the Department of Computer Science (DCC), at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (UC).
More information here. (https://doctorat.upc.edu/ca/tesi/premis-extraordinaris)