LaSIGE researchers are currently participating, with two full papers and one poster, at SciTecIN'15 - Sciences and Technologies of Interaction Conference that is happening at the University of Coimbra, from November 12th to 13th. The SciTecIN'15, is the junction of the events "Encontro Português de Computação Gráfica e Interação 2015" and "Video Jogos 2015".
The next GLOSS Seminar will be presented by João Costa Seco, Assistant Professor at the Computer Science Department of the FCT/Universidade Nova de Lisboa, and Researcher at NOVA-LINCS (NOVA-Laboratory for Computer Science and Informatics). The talk, with the title "A Data Manipulation Language for Heterogeneous Environments", will occur at FCUL|DI room 6.3.38, next Wednesday, November 11th, 2015, at 16h00. THE EVENT WAS DELAYED. NEW DATE WILL BE APPOINTED
The Immersive Media Experiences 2015 workshop takes place next Friday, October 30th, in Brisbane, Australia, in the context of the international conference ACM Multimedia 2015.
This international workshop was created by the chairs, from LaSIGE @ULisboa (Teresa Chambel), INESC-TEC, UTAustin, MIT Media Lab and BBC, at the premier international conference on multimedia: ACM Multimedia.
The new LaSIGE European project PersonAAL, Personalized web applications to improve quality of life and remote care for older adults, had his kick-off meeting this month from October 15 to 16, 2015.
The project is co-funded by the Active and Assisted Living Joint Program (AAL JP), a research programme promoted by the European Commission, and by several national institutes from the participating countries.
The first LaSIGE workshop will be held November 7, 2015. The workshop is an opportunity for LaSIGE members to connect, discuss their work and explore potential internal and external collaborations. We will have three keynotes delivered by academia and industry speakers, namely, Pedro Almeida from IBEB, Luís Rodrigues from INESC-ID and Paulo Sousa from Maxdata.
Arquivo.pt - the Portuguese Web Archive is a research infrastructure, developed by FCCN, that enables search and access to files archived from the web since 1996. Its main objective is the preservation of information published on the Web for research purposes.
The project was lead by Daniel Gomes, LaSIGE Collaborator and FCCN Member, where he coordinates the Portuguese Web Archive project and the Web Development unit.
The large-scale integrating project ASHSLEY, co-funded by the European Comission throuhg the FP7 programme, invited António Casimiro to present a talk in their next academic workshop that will take place in Taguspark, Oeiras, Portugal, next November 5th, 2015.
The target audience for this workshop are university students, researchers and members of small and medium enterprises connected to the aviation and aeronautics area.
The PhD student David Costa was the first selected candidate in the "Ciências da Computação e da Informação" area for a PhD studenship sponsored by FCT, in the last 2015 Call for PhD Studentships and Post-doctoral fellowships, with a classification of 4,700 in 5,000.
AccessCamp is a two day workshop, that will take place Saturday (October 24th) and Sunday (October 25th), in which teams of 3-5 people will build and design technologies to solve real-world accessibility problems and have an immediate impact in someone’s life. The main goal is to produce a deliverable, e.g. prototype, report, app, insight, design, etc.
The event, organized by Hugo Nicolau and Tiago Guerreiro, will be hosted by LaSIGE and take place before the ASSETS 2015. Participation is free to all attendees.