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.
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.
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.
The work "Snooping on Mobile Phones: Prevalence and Trends” by Diogo Marques, Tiago Guerreiro and Luis Carriço, in collaboration with researchers from the University of British Columbia, Canada, that was recently distinguished at SOUPS conference, continues to receive media attention, this time in a dedicated article at P3 (Público newspaper).
Link: P3 article
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).