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ICM, UdG i UPC are leading a project to monitor the ecological status of a network of deep marine reserves

Over the next four years, the research team will evaluate the usefulness of a network of newly created marine protected reserves in waters between 300 and 400 meters deep.   Fishing activity is one of the main drivers of ecosystem change in the Mediterranean Sea. Beyond the potential global effect…

DOCTORAL THESIS: Automated 3D object recognition in underwater scenarios for manipulation

By Khadidja Himri Supervised by Dr.Pere Ridao / Dr.Nuno Gracias   Abstract In recent decades, the rapid development of intelligent vehicle and 3D scanning technologies has led to a growing interest in applications based on 3D point data processing, with many applications such as augmented reality or robot manipulation and obstacle…

Our 1st Transnational Meeting

In the first week of November, the University of Girona (UdiGitalEdu) team coordinated a face-to-face meeting in Craiova (Romania) to review the work done and discuss the following steps of the Talent Maker Project (Erasmus+).   During the meeting, the partners visited one of the consortium schools (Constantin Ianculescu), discussed the Methodology (IO1) and the format of the Digital Educative Capsules…

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Dr. Ivan Masmitja, MSCA-IF-GF fellow, is conducting a secondment at the Uw Robotics lab

Ivan Masmitja is a post doc researcher at Institut de Ciències del Mar (ICM-CSIC) that is currently employed under the Individual Fellowships grant from the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions of H2020 programme. Among the different scientific missions planned, he will conduct 6 months secondment supervised by Dr. Marc Carreras, in the…

ViCOROB is leading a health project that aims to develop an AI diagnostic platform for early detection of melanoma.

ViCOROB, is the leader of the iToBos –Intelligent Total Body for Early Detection of Melanoma H2020 European project. The project will aim to develop a novel total body scanner and a Computer Aided Diagnostics (CAD) tool to integrate various data sources such as medical records, genomics data and in vivo…

DOCTORAL THESIS: Underwater Image-Based 3D Reconstruction With Quality Estimation

By Klemen Istenic Supervised by Dr.Rafael García Campos/ Dr.Ricardo Estrela Gracias   Abstract Despite the undeniable importance of the marine ecosystem, vast areas of the seabed remain largely unexplored. Accurate and detailed 3D models of the environment yield high added value to any marine survey, as such results convey immense information…

VICOROB team has obtained the third position at the Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Lesion Detection Grant Challenge

The Medical Image Analysis Lab participated this last January in the Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Lesion detection Challenged, jointly organized by the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE), the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the Duke Center for Artificial Intelligence in Radiology…