LaSIGE won the EDP re:dy Challenge

LaSIGE's team won the 2016 edition of the EDP re: dy challenge.
The team, constitued by Pedro Ferreira and Fernando Alves, also had the collaboration of Professor Antonio Ruano of University of Algarve.

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Monday, October 24, 2016

Gaia's billion-star map @ ESA

The European Space Agency (ESA) published the billion-star map, develloped by Márcia Barros. The map is the first catalogue of more than a billion stars from ESA’s Gaia satellite – the largest all-sky survey of celestial objects to date.

The work that lead to the map, "A pipeline to produce a scientifically accurate visualisation of the Milky Way" by Márcia Barros, Francisco M. Couto, Hélder Savietto, Carlos Barata, Miguel Domingos, Alberto Krone-Martins, and André Moitinho, was recently presented at INFórum 2016.

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Tuesday, October 18, 2016

PC Chair of the "Multimedia HCI & QoE" Area @ ACM Multimedia 2016

Teresa Chambel is PC Chair of the "Multimedia HCI and Quality of Experience" Area of ACM Multimedia 2016.
This is the premier international conference on Multimedia (CORE A*), taking place on October 15-19, 2016, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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Thursday, October 13, 2016

Honorable Mention Award @ MobileHCI 2016

The article "Effect of Target Size on Non-Visual Text-Entry" with authorship of the LaSIGE's researchers, André Rodrigues, Tiago Guerreiro and Luis Carriço, in collaboration with researchers from the Instituto Superior Técnico (Univ. of Lisbon) and School of Computing Science (Newcastle Univ.), received an "Honorable Mention Award " at MobileHCI 2016 conference that took place September 6th to 9th, at Florence, Italy.

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Invited Talk @ TICs & Smart Grid Workshop

The Brazilian University "Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná" recently organized the ICT & Smart Grid Workshop of Security for Smart Grid and invited Nuno Neves to be one of the speakers of the event that aimed to present the challenges and recent research results of security and privacy area for smart grid.
The event also addressed the critical infrastructure (hardware, telecommunications infrastructure and management system) of the smart grid, considering the integrated security in this infrastructure.

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Tuesday, September 6, 2016

LaSIGE @ LxMLS demo day

LxMLS demo day counted this year with LaSIGE's participation in this informal gathering that brought together a number of highly technical companies and research institutions alongside students from serveral Portuguese institutions, all with the aim of solving machine learning problems through technology.

The event that took place last July 25th, 2016, was hosted in Salão Nobre of Pavilhão Central of IST - Instituto Superior Técnico, and was organized under the 6th Lisbon Machine Learning School.

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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Invited Talk @ 2016 European Security Conference: The future of cybersecurity

Nuno Neves was one of the invited speakers of this year European Security Conference edition, that focused on the theme "The future of cybersecurity".
The 2016 European Security Conference edition ocurred in Lisbon, Portugal, from June 15-17, 2016, and is the European extension of the Annual Security Conference that has been held in Las Vegas (USA) for over a decade.

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Thursday, July 21, 2016

Invited Talk @ Big Data seminar

The organization of the seminarBig Data, Desenvolvimento Sustentável e a Ciência Aberta (Big Data, Sustainable Development and Open Science), invited LaSIGE's PhD student, André Lamúrias, to present a talk about his work within the field of the Biomedical Informatics research line.

The event that took place at Lisbon, Portugal, in June 23rd, 2016, was co-organized by the IHMT - Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical (Portuguese Institute of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine) and Institut Français (French Institute).

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Friday, July 8, 2016