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We have attended THE BREAKING THE SURFACE 2019

The 11th edition of Breaking the Surface (BtS2019) took place from 29th September to 6th October in Biograd na Moru, Croatia. It is an international interdisciplinary field workshop on maritime robotics and applications. This year over 200 people took part in it.   As a member of University of Girona, Patryk Cieslak presented one of the lectures and one workshop. His lecture was called “Autonomous underwater manipulation from a floating…

UDG PARTICIPATION TO THE 2019 IFAC Conference on Control Applications in Marine Systems

The 12th edition of IFAC Conference on Control Applications in Marine Systems (CAMS) took place in Daejeon (Korea) from the 18th to the 20th of September 2019. The conference focuses on technical works reflecting the most recent and highest impact research and application results in the field of automatic control applied to marine systems.   Vicorob team was represented by Roger Pi (PhD student), who presented a paper entitled “multi-representation multi-heuristic A* motion planning for a dual arm underwater…

DOCTORAL THESIS: Computer Aided Detection for Breast Lesion in Ultrasound and Mammography

By Richa Agarwal Supervised by Dr. Robert Martí Marly  /  Dr. Oliver Fernando Diaz Montesdeoca   / Dr. Xavier Lladó Bardera Abstract In the field of breast cancer imaging, traditional Computer Aided Detection (CAD) systems were designed using limited computing resources and used scanned films (poor image quality), resulting in less robust application process. Currently, with the advancements in technologies, it is possible to perform 3D imaging and also acquire high quality…

WE ATTENDED THE 35th ECTRIMS

The ECTRIMS 2019 – 35th Congress of the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis took place from 11th to13th of September 2019 in Stockholm, Sweden. It was a very successful congress with over 9’300 participants from 100 countries. During the last 26 years, ECTRIMS has served as Europe’s and the world’s largest professional organization dedicated to the understanding and treatment of Multiple Sclerosis(MS). The conference includes three days…

Hello summer

We will be out of the office for a few days!! We will be closed from the 5st to the 31st of August for vacations. Don’t miss this opportunity to relax and enjoy your free time. Have a nice holiday!!!   Ens n’anem durant uns dies!!!  No hi serem del 5 d’agost al 31. Aprofiteu per descansar i desconectar. Ens veiem a partir de l’1 de setembre. Bones vacances!!!

UDG AND IQUA PARTICIPATION TO THE OCEANS’19 MTS/IEEE CONFERENCE IN MARSEILLE

The Oceans’19 MTS/IEE conference took place from the 17th to 20th of June 2019 in Marseille, France.   The aim of this conference includes the divulgation of maritime scientific and technologic papers, as well as the consequent networking between professionals and researchers in a wide range of fields related to the innovation, study and protection of ocean resources.   Girona Underwater Vision and Robotics team participated in all aspects of…

Sparus II AUV seabed mapping in Greece

In a collaboration with Université de Lyon, University of Athens, IPGP Institut de Physique du globe de Paris and University of Bergen the CIRS team moved to Greece to map the seafloor.   A small team from the Underwater Robotics Research Center (CIRS) with Sparus II AUV equipped with an underwater camera and a panoramic camera together with a zodiac boat, were enough for the mapping purposes.   The expedition…

NEW PROJECT: ICEBERG

On June 20th, the kick off meeting of the project ICEBERG- Image Computing for Enhancing Breast Cancer Radiomics  took place at the University of Girona. The project is coordinated by Dr. Robert Martí from the VICOROB institute, with a multi-disciplinar team of researchers from the University of Girona, Parc Tauli (Sabadell), Clinica Girona, Hospital Trueta (Girona) and Universidad Complutense (Madrid).   That project is funded by the Spanish Ministerio de…