FIB Alumni award to the best Degree Project

Josep Sànchez Ferreres, won the 2015-2016 FIB Alumni award to the best Degree Project.

The work, entitled Comparison of Textual and Formal descriptions of Processing Models consists of an algorithm for aligning sentences of a textual description with the corresponding tasks of a formal process model, represented as a graph. The algorithm associates a similarity degree to the description pair, allowing the  detection of inconsistences between them. The project was co-directed by professors Josep Carmona and Lluís Padró of the Computer Science Department.

The NBA Sixers opt for fiber Sergi Oliva

The Fiber Sergi Oliva has been named director of analytical and innovation team the Sixers to the NBA.

Sergio Oliva begins his third season with the Sixers, after serving the last two as Operations Analyst. Before joining the Sixers he was a researcher at the UPC, where he received his doctorate in “Computational Complexity”.

Sergio Oliva is a PhD from the PD in Computation and Master in Computer Science from our Department. He also continues working with the development of training programs within the Catalan Federation of Basketball.

News in the newspaper Ara
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José Ángel Casado Pérez, awarded the ACIA 2016

José Ángel Casado Pérez, student of Degree in Computer Engineering FIB, has been awarded the prize for best ACIA 2016 Final Project for their work on the final project “An Intelligent Search Travel to the Argentina.”

The study, led by Miquel Sànchez and Marrè, Professor of Dept. of Computer Science and FIB, has been awarded this Wednesday October 19 during the celebration of the 19th International Congress of the Catalan Association of Artificial Intelligence (CCIA 2016) held in UPF.

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