Nuno Neves will participate as primary chair of the "Security and Privacy" track at the upcoming conference CloudCom 2016 - The 8th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science, one of the most selective IEEE conference on the Cloud area, that will occur next month from December 12th to 15th, 2016, at Luxembourg City, Luxembourg.
LaSIGE participated in several ways in this Premier International Conference on Multimedia, that took place on October 15-19 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands:
On October 16, Teresa Chambel participated as Workshop Chair in the AltMM 2016 - 1st International Workshop on Multimedia Alternate Realities, where she also chaired the "Welcome and Introduction" and the "Consumption and Evaluation" sessions.
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.
Teresa Chambel is Workshop Chair of AltMM 2016 - 1st International Workshop on Multimedia Alternate Realities, at ACM Multimedia, the premier international conference on Multimedia, taking place on October 16th 2016, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
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.
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.