Science and Human Rights, including data, transparency and privacy with Carlos Castillo

Carlos Castillo will take part in the event on June 19th devoted to risks and opportunities coming from the use of data and algorithms.
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Seminar Facebook News Feed Integrity and offers for PhD and Msc internships, July 10th

Seminar by Lluís García Pueyo, Engineering Manager at Facebook.
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Workshop on the impact of artificial intelligence in healthcare with EC’s JRC on July 5th at DTIC-UPF

This workshop aims at advancing the scientific understanding of machine learning (ML) related to healthcare and at studying the impact of ML algorithms on humans, focusing on clinical decision-making. The workshop intends to be a forum to discuss the main problems to tackle when creating algorithms to analyze clinical data and also implementation challenges, such as which interaction paradigms...
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SGO, Canon, AJA and DTIC-UPF present “Creating the HDR Experience” for Professional Industry Experts

“Creating the HDR Experience” will take place at Pompeu Fabra University’s Aranyo Conference Hall (Sala Aranyó) in Barcelona on Tuesday 21st May at 4:00 pm, with the participation of SGO, AJA, Canon and DTIC-UPF
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MIP FRONTIERS Summer school open day: An Industrial perspective to Music Information Retrieval

Seminar organized in the context of MIP-Frontiers project, a multidisciplinary, transnational and cross-sectoral European training network for MIR researchers that aims to train a new generation of researchers.
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Medical image analysis, artificial intelligence & tech transfer, talk by Sir Michael Brady

Sir Mike Brady, Chairman of Perspectum Diagnostics, will be discussing clinical applications of Artificial Intelligence methods in medical imaging. His talk will be followed by two shorter talks from UPF alumni and Perspectum Diagnostics employees
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The María de Maeztu DTIC-UPF program, selected case presented at the EUA Workshop on Research Assessment in the Transition to Open Science

The María de Maeztu strategic research program on data-driven knowledge extraction at the Department of Information and Communication Technologies at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (DTIC-UPF) represents an example of the effort at the scale of a university department to design and implement a strategy that promotes a cultural change around the increasingly complex nature of the challenges faced by...
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Call for creators for the Sónar+D Innovation Challenge, organized with the support of the Music Technology Group

The call for creators to participate to be part of the Sonar Innovation Challenge 2019 is open until May 24th. SIC is organized with the support of the Music Technology Group.
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Surface Realization Shared Task 2019

The general objective of the shared task is to produce a well-formed sentence out of the given input structure. The results of the Surface Realization Shared Task 2019 will be presented during the Multilingual Surface Realization Workshop @EMNLP 2019
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Special Research Seminar by Gerald H.Pollack - The Fourth Phase of Water: Beyond Solid, Liquid, and Vapor

"Everyone knows that water has three phases: solid, liquid and vapor. But we have recently uncovered a fourth phase."
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Emilia Gómez leads a node of the European Observatory for AI

The observatory is "an initiative from the European Comission to monitor the progress of Artificial Intelligence and research which are the challenge that society will face, such as ethical, legal, economic or social" Emilia Gómez explains.
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Multimodality Integrated Imaging for Foetal Interventions by Mario Ceresa, one of the 170 ground-breaking ideas set to revolutionise Europe

The goal of MIIFI is to provide the surgeon with “super-powers” using recent advances in artificial intelligence and machine learning to merge foetoscopic images with MRI and ultrasound in real time
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Open Science Award at PhD Workshop to Paula Fortuna - Are Hate Speech Classification Results Reproducible? An Approach Using Deep Learning

Paula Fortuna, supervised by Leo Wanner and Joan Soler Company, obtained the Open Science Award at the 7th PhD workshop organised at the Department. The jury was formed by winners of the award in previous editions: Mónica Domínguez, Xavier Favory, Alp Öktem.
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Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy ElectroPhysiological challenge 2019 CRT-EPiggy19 challenge

The main goal of the challenge is to review the state-of-the-art of cardiac computational models and assess their ability to predict the electrical outcome of pacemaker-based therapies. The most challenging steps and promising solutions in the personalization modelling pipeline will be identified, as well as the requirements for the clinical translation of these tools.
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Freesound Audio Tagging 2019 Challenge

The Freesound team of the MTG, in collaboration with the Sound Understanding team at Google AI launch the Freesound Audio Tagging 2019 Challenge in Kaggle
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David Dalmazzo's visit to Royal College of Music in London to recollect motion and audio data

Last Friday 5th of April David Dalmazzo has visited the Royal College of Music in London to continue the process of recollecting motion and audio data from some expert violinist. The main goal of these recordings is to build a Machine Learning (ML) model based on the current techniques such as Long-Short Term Memory (Recurrent Neural Network) with the intention to classify and recognize in...
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BCN Music Technology Forum on June 27-28

The Music Technology Group is celebrating its 25th anniversary and with the BCN Music Technology Forum, to be held on June 27th and 28th, they want to bring together the MTG community, thus the current members and students of the MTG with past members, alumni, and collaborators; all of whom have shaped these 25 years of Music Technology in Barcelona.
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Serendipity-Biennial of Science and City

“Serendipity: A journey through neuron inspiration and creativity” - scientists, painters, dancers and musicians explain to the audience what is understood by serendipity – a subtle mix between chance and determination that something happens – and how neurobiology it can be a source of inspiration for art. It included the participation of Bea Langa, PhD student of MML-MTG Research Group
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Sounds of Science - Music Technology, Natural Language Processing and general sounds

We have new sounds in the Project Sounds of Science! This time courtesy of members from the Music Technology Group (MTG) – thanks David Blanco, Sergio Giraldo, Jordi Pons, Juan Gomez and Rafael Caro - and from the Natural Language Processing Research Group (TALN) – thanks Monica Domínguez and Carla Ten. get inspired and contribute to the project! (tomorrow we will have a first open workshop to...
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New industrial PhD project between the AI and Machine Learning Group and NTENT

The project “Representation learning on graphs for web data” is a new industrial PhD project, support by the Catalan Government, between the Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Research Group at DTIC-UPF and the company NTENT. See other industrial PhD projects at the Department here.
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