Activities at the Maker Faire Barcelona 2018

As in the previous edition, DTIC researchers participated in the Maker Faire Barcelona 2018 , the anual gathering of fascinating, curious people who enjoy learning and who love sharing what they make, organised by Sonar+D, FabLab Barcelona and Soko Tech. Patricia Santos, from the research group TIDE, run a workshop about the ChangeMakers game “empatheia” and the offline activities...
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Videos from the European Music Conference

The European Research Music Conference took place at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona from June 11th to the 13th 2018. It brought together a significant number of the projects funded by the European Research Council that have music as their focus. The videos from all talks are now available at the web of the conference
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Data science may contribute relevant information to improve learning

The TIDE research group, directed by Davinia Hernández-Leo, is studying the impact of the application of active learning methodologies via the Integrated Learning Design Environment (ILDE) platform and has recently published a paper in the journal Computers in Human Behavior.
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The deep learning study group is back

A study group on Deep Learning was created by PhD students in 2016 (led by Ramón Nogueira - now postdoctoral research at Columbia University) in order to jointly explore the basis of deep learning and their application across different fields. The group, initially composed by PhD students from our Department, increasingly involved researchers from other departments at UPF and other centers in...
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First science and beers - promoting informal interaction spaces

On Thursday 31st MAy the first Science and beers at the Department will take place! Following the success of the first Science and Beers organised at the Music Technology Group, this informal meeting place for scientists grows to cover all the department. This first meeting has been organised by Adrià Arbués, Xavier Favory and Patricia Vitoria, and will have three talks by Amelia Jiménez, Carla...
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2 years of the María de Maeztu Strategic Research Program – attracting and supporting top class staff

Summary of the resources allocated by the program in support of the attraction and retention of talent.
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The reproducibility of research data, a challenge for science

A joint study by the research groups in Education Technology and in Music Technology, published in the Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, has studied the cognitive processes underlying learning and has attempted to replicate a standard experiment through a low cost, non-invasive electroencephalographic device.
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Open Science in Technology Enhanced Learning, first webinar of the series “The Profession” by the European Association of Technology-Enhanced Learning

Davinia Hernández-Leo, head of the TIDE group, is since Sep. 2017 elected Vice-President of the European Association of Technology-Enhanced Learning (EATEL). As part of EATEL's mission to enable and facilitate TEL Research and Education, the association is sparking off community discussion that could help to maintain high standards of research quality and professionalism in the domain of TEL....
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Computational analysis identifies unpublished anatomic details related to atrial fibrillation and some of its complications

A study led by Òscar Camara, with Guadalupe García-Isla as first author, with the participation of other members of the Department of Information and Communication Technologies, together with experts from the Hospital Clínic of Barcelona and the University of Extremadura, and research centres in Belgium, France and Chile.
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The long journey towards a blockchain botnet - the experience by Federico Franzoni

My story as a MdM PhD student is different from the average. In fact, I didn’t choose to be a researcher: research chose me. Blog entry by Federico Franzoni, PhD student working in the project Automatic topology analysis for distributed anomalies prevention systems in the IoT
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CompMusic, a selected use case in the study on open access to publications and research data management and sharing within ERC projects

The CompMusic ERC project, led by Xavier Serra, has been identified as one of the use cases for the study ‘Open access to publications and research data management and sharing within ERC projects’, whose results are now published.
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Minz Won wins the WWW 2018 Challenge: Learning to Recognize Musical Genre

Minz Won wins with Jay Kim the WWW 2018 Challenge: Learning to Recognize Musical Genre. This post describes their approach for the challenge.
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Participation at the Spanish Conference of University Deans in Arts and Humanities

On April 13th 2018 I was invited to take part in the XXVI Spanish Conference of Deans of Arts and Humanities organised by the University of Murcia. The program of the conference covered a broad range of topics around the situation of the Schools of Arts and Humanities in Spain. I was specifically invited to the round table on employability and internationalisation, in order to share our view...
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Workshop on open source compliance for engineers (FOSSology) by the Linux Foundation

On 17th April, DTIC-UPF hosted a Linux Foundation Open Source compliance activity, in collaboration with id law partners (a Barcelona boutique IP/IT law firm) presenting “Open Source compliance for Engineers”. Participants included members of DTIC-UPF research groups, the Institut Municipal d’Informàtica, CIMNE (a research group of the Polytechnic University of Catalonia), Barcelona’s Centre de...
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Cytosolic and nuclear optical nanosensors, second project selected in the joint DTIC-CEXS call

The project “Cytosolic and nuclear optical nanosensors” has been selected in the second call of joint projects DCEXS – DTIC and will be executed during this year and 2019. The call is aimed at triggering collaboration between the two departments at UPF recognised as María de Maeztu Units of Excellence: the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences (DCEXS, MDM-2014-0370) and the Department...
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A computational model simulates the clinical evolution of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

This is the first result of the project INSPIRE, funded by the Spanish Ministry of the Economy and Competitiveness, and aims to create advanced computational models to improve the early detection of COPD. A paper by the SIMBIOsys research group, directed by Miguel Ángel González Ballester, ICREA research professor, in collaboration with the Department of Biomechanics and Mechanobiology at BCN...
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Support by the industrial sector to the request by the network of Severo Ochoa and María de Maeztu centers to push the Spanish R+D+I system

SOMMA (the Severo Ochoa and María de Maeztu Alliance of centers of excellence, that includes DTIC-UPF) expressed the worry about the reduction in funding experienced by the R+D+I system in Spain over the last years, as well as some of the administrative problems that undermine the execution of research and innovation. This petition has now received the endorsement of several of the leading...
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2 year of my PhD in a (very personal) review, by Olga Slizovskaia

The path of a PhD student is dangerous, full of adventurous discoveries, mistakes and, of course, learning new things. Olga Slizovskaia shares her experience during her 2 first years in the PhD program
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Enhancing usability and dissemination of software, the experience by Daniel Furelos

For many years, the members of the AI-ML had been developing software described in diverse journal and conference papers. However, some of them required further development (mainly documentation and usability) in order to be adopted by more researchers in the community. More importantly, this software had to be open so that other researchers could reproduce the results in the corresponding...
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Rocket: a unified platform aimed at assisting clinicians, allowing them to store, visualize and process different types of clinical data

Which is being implemented in developing countries with high mortality in fetal medicine and which is expected to be an indispensable tool in the prevention of sudden hereditary death. The development has had the support of different European projects, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the project “Development of the Rocket platform for collaborative clinical studies” under the María de...
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