Articles for 'project COPLINTHO'

Life Sciences and ICT; does IT make sense?

Written by iMinds on Thursday 18 November 2010

FlandersBio* organizes an interesting seminar on how ICT and Life Sciences can achieve the goals of translational and personalized medicine. A topical subject, brought in an interactive way. Read more...

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Call for participation: Workshop "Designing with Care"

Written by admin on Thursday 15 January 2009

An understanding of the context of use and the different human values are key factors towards creating acceptable pervasive healthcare applications. Involving humans and incorporating their values in the design approach is paramount in order to avoid dehumanizing and stigmatizing the user. By considering human values in the design process, designers and developers can create pervasive health applications that better fit the end user needs and desires. Read more...

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Stereoscopic 3D (S-3D) is a technology making both eyes see a slightly different image so that viewers perceive a natural looking 3D image. As it turns out a small minority of people is not capable of perceiving S-3D.   Read more...

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'iMinds puts living labs on the AAL map

Written by iMinds on Wednesday 17 October 2012

The AAL Forum, held from 24 to 27 September 2012 in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, provided a great deal of inspiration. Last week, Katrien Van Gucht shared her experience with us, this time it is Karen Willems' turn. She helped to organise the living lab session as a user-driven approach to encourage AAL service innovation and accelerate successful market access. She gladly reports on it in this blog. Read more...

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Net neutrality is a hot and relevant topic that should be researched in an independent and academic atmosphere. The essence of the debate focusses on the future role of the government in and on the world wide web.   Read more...

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Blink is an Art&D project about creating a transparent and reflective environment, which stimulates social contact, but also unveils social paradigm concerning both the digital as the urban domain in a general sense. The project is currently exhibited at the Noorderlicht Festival and will be exhibited at the Discovery Festival soon. Read more...

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Twenty years after the 'big leap forward' in democracy, media pluralism is in trouble in too many countries in the wider Europe. That’s why the London lawyer Siobhan Grey and IBBT-ICRI-KULeuven research professor Peggy Valcke took the initiative to organize a pan-European debate on media pluralism.  Read more...

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Privacy on the Internet. Or not?

Written by iMinds on Thursday 24 May 2012

In his newspaper article on social media and privacy (De Standaard, May 12, 2012) journalist Dominique Deckmyn explained, in an especially accessible manner, how Internet heavyweights Facebook and Google collect personal data and what they do with it. For this purpose, he drew on the research results of IBBT/SMIT VUB doctoral student Rob Heyman. This provided an ideal opportunity to invite Rob Heyman for an interview.   Read more...

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United in Diversity

Written by iMinds on Tuesday 22 May 2012

The new media revolution seems to have overturned many old certainties, yet is that a reality or merely a mirage? The Pan-European forum on Media Pluralism & New Media will seek to find an answer to this and many other questions.   Read more...

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Publishing House of the Future

Written by iMinds on Wednesday 16 May 2012

Flemish editors are doing very well with strip cartoons, children’s books, illustrated nonfiction and educative publications. With the Publishing House of the Future, this will get even better!  Read more...

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The five new Archipel videos on digital preservation were mentioned on the Library of Congress blog because of their highly entertaining character.   Read more...

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A debate on privacy and social media

Written by iMinds on Friday 02 December 2011

Can you charge someone with traffic violations on social media sites and to what extend is this considered as privacy invasion? On December 19, this will be the reason for a  debate at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB). Read more...

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The Bible of the Garden of E-

Written by iMinds on Thursday 10 November 2011

The E-Culture Fair must visualize and stimulate the growing trend towards cooperation between culture, research, innovation and the creative industry.  Thanks to the catalogue, participating E-culture projects will get the chance to initiate the reader in changing practices. Read more...

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On 1st July, a delegation of Sony visited IBBT-SMIT-VUB for the kick-off of a research project concerning Cognitive Radio technology. As their interest goes to the business aspects of the technology, they believe IBBT's Digital Society department can play an important part in their research plans. Read more...

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  The Belgian gam design company GriN introduces, in cooperation with IBBT-MICT-UGent, the first truly 3D social game Hot Rod Racer to Facebook. Read more...

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Professor Jo Pierson from the VUB is one of the co-editors of Peter Lang’s new book on new media and their users. The book discusses the rise of ‘social media’ and the consequences on the ICT users in various European countries. Read more...

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The paper “Assessing Quality of Experience of IPTV and Video on Demand Services in Real-Life Environments”, building on the results from the IBBT project Video Q-SAQ, has been nominated to be included in the June 2011 issue of MMTC’s R-letter. Read more...

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APOLLON: Living Lab thematic networks

Written by iMinds on Thursday 21 April 2011

The APOLLON project is setting up Living Lab thematic networks. These Living Labs are cross-border and aim to develop pan-European domain-specific solutions. Read more...

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IBBT Surround video on Sporza.be

Written by iMinds on Wednesday 30 March 2011

A week before "De Ronde van Vlaanderen', Sporza hit the road with 360° degree camera. This application was developed in the context of the IBBT ICON project "Exploatieve tv or xTV". Put your self in the position of a camera man and take part in the Sporza Contest.     Read more...

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Beyond Open Internet Slogans

Written by Pieter Ballon; Eric Van Heesvelde on Friday 18 February 2011

The battle of words between a number of Internet pioneers on the one hand (De Morgen 7/2) and Minister Van Quickenborne on the other (De Morgen 8/2) about the openness of the Internet makes us feel hopeful. It proves that the obstacles to the openness of fixed and mobile Internet that have been present for a long time have finally entered the public forum. What has led to this discussion is the power given to Apple, for the iPad in this case, to impose all kinds of rules and taxes on our local media. Read more...

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An Jacobs: innovation is not a one-man business

Written by iMinds on Wednesday 09 February 2011

An Jacobs (IBBT-SMIT-VUB) is guest speaker at the conference Design YOUR Innovation and will talk about her experiences in strategic innovation research, for which she can draw on numerous industrial research projects she has collaborated in. Read more...

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On 14 October, the second international workshop on Business Models for Mobile Platforms (BMMP 10) was hosted at the ICIN 2010 conference in Berlin. The workshop mainly focused on the causes and effects of the current explosion of platforms in the mobile ICT industry. IBBT-SMIT was represented by BMMP 10’s chair Pieter Ballon, who held a keynote speech. Read more...

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Getting ready for the ConhIT exhibition?

Written by iMinds on Wednesday 25 July 2012

Flanders Investment & Trade will participate, together with the two other regions and Agoria, to the ConhIT (Connecting Healthcare IT) exhibition in Berlin. By way of a project preview, an info session about the German eHealth-market will be organized September 14th. Subscribe in time! Read more...

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Life Sciences and ICT; does IT make sense?

Written by iMinds on Thursday 18 November 2010

FlandersBio* organizes an interesting seminar on how ICT and Life Sciences can achieve the goals of translational and personalized medicine. A topical subject, brought in an interactive way. Read more...

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Alexander Bertrand wins IBM Belgium Price

Written by iMinds on Wednesday 07 November 2012

Alexander Bertrand of iMinds-STADIUS-KULeuven wins the Science Price IBM Belgium for his work on ‘Distributed signal processing algorithms for wireless acoustic sensor networks. Read more...

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Health Care @ iMinds

Written by iMinds on Tuesday 25 September 2012

Health Care has been staggering under the weight of new demands. There is little question that change is needed. Thus, IBBT would like to invite you to attend iMinds 2012, to debate on the future of health care....  Read more...

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Serious games: the challenge

Written by iMinds on Friday 31 August 2012

The proceedings of the  IBBT-ITEC-KULeuven conference on serious gaming that took place in October 2011 are issued in the book ‘Serious Games: The Challenge’.  Read more...

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Visit our Flemish booth at the AAL Forum

Written by iMinds on Thursday 30 August 2012

IBBT, IWT/E.E.N. and Flanders Care would like to invite you to the AAL Forum taking place in Eindhoven on September 24-27. Togheter we will man the Flemish region booth. Read more...

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EWSN 2013: Call for posters and demos

Written by iMinds on Monday 03 December 2012

EWSN (the European Conference on Wireless Sensor Networks) is the leading European conference on wireless sensor networks. From February 13 to 15, 2013 the 10th annual meeting takes place in Het Pand in Ghent under the chairmanship of Piet Demeester (iMinds-IBCN-UGent). Call for posters and demos is now open!  Read more...

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IJARAS launches a new call for papers

Written by iMinds on Sunday 18 November 2012

IJARAS, the International Journal of Adaptive, Resilient and Autonomic Systems, launched a new call for papers. Next deadline is on December 14.  Read more...

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The paper entitled "Spectrum Sensing for Cognitive Wireless Applications Inside Aircraft Cabins" won the best paper award at the 31st Digital Avionics Systems Conference (DASC). Co-authors of this paper are Prof. Ingrid Moerman, dr. Stefan Bouckaert and ir. Wei Liu from the Future Internet Department (iMinds-IBCN-UGent). Congratulations!  Read more...

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Bright minds at iMinds-IBCN-UGent

Written by iMinds on Tuesday 16 October 2012

Two bright minds to be proud of at iMinds-IBCN-UGent: Bam Naudts & Dr. Francisco Ferranti. Read more...

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Confine open call

Written by iMinds on Friday 14 September 2012

The Confine project is designing, building and operating a distributed testbed to support experimental research in community networking. For these experiments, funding is available under this call. Deadline is 19th October.  Read more...

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During this workshop, experts in the field of broadcasting from all over the world will be brought together to give their views on the future of broadcasting. We welcome you at Het Pand (Ghent, Belgium) on March 6-7. Read more...

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'Big Data' platform TWIRL born in Ghent

Written by iMinds on Monday 14 November 2011

Outerthought and Oxynade, two software companies from the Belgian Ghent area, are collaborating in the context of the TWIRL project, a European research project on open platforms able to process, mine, interlink and fuse data originating from real world applications and on-line data sources. The research groups IBBT/Ghent University (IBCN) and Sirris join their effort. Read more...

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The Bible of the Garden of E-

Written by iMinds on Thursday 10 November 2011

The E-Culture Fair must visualize and stimulate the growing trend towards cooperation between culture, research, innovation and the creative industry.  Thanks to the catalogue, participating E-culture projects will get the chance to initiate the reader in changing practices. Read more...

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MOSQUITO interop event focuses on HTML5

Written by iMinds on Tuesday 08 November 2011

On December 6th and 7th, the MOSQUITO project partners and the MOBIWEBAPP project are organising the second interop event. This time, the focus will be on HTML5 web applications for mobile devices. Read more...

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The future is near - Bell Labs Belgium Open Day

Written by Karen Boers on Thursday 27 October 2011

Unleashing Immersive Experiences was the theme of the Bell Labs Belgium Open Day (October 18th). The Open Day not only presented cautionary talks, though, but also lots of interactive and interesting demo’s that offer a glimpse of what the future might offer. The strategic relevance of IBBT’s research was once more confirmed when Nicolas Staelens turned out to be the winner of the Student Competition. Read more...

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Marlies van der Wee - 'Best Young Presenter' @ FITCE

Written by iMinds on Friday 23 September 2011

At the 50th FITCE congres in Palermo  one of the IBBT-UGent researchers got awarded with the 'Best Young Presenter' award for her presentation on “How to measure the success rate of fibre-based access networks.”  Read more...

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The Flemish television programme Villa Vanthilt, offers its viewers a unique look behind the scenes, by using IBBT's 360° camera, operated by the viewer itself. From within your own living room, you can choose the angle from which you desire to watch the show. A brand-new perspective on how television is made. Read more...

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CREW FP7 project - Open Call

Written by iMinds on Monday 22 August 2011

CREW is looking for experiments in the cognitive radio and cognitive networking research domain that make use of the CREW facilities. The FP7 project CREW requires the participation of a new partner to carry out certain tasks within the project. Read more...

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  A research group is being set up at the IRTF (Internet Research Task Force) bundling research efforts, use cases and architectures on learning techniques for communication networks. Read more...

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The paper “Assessing Quality of Experience of IPTV and Video on Demand Services in Real-Life Environments”, building on the results from the IBBT project Video Q-SAQ, has been nominated to be included in the June 2011 issue of MMTC’s R-letter. Read more...

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Solving puzzles in 3D

Written by iMinds on Monday 11 April 2011

Video demonstration for the 3 DUI contest 2011. For the second year in a row a team of researchers of EDM-UHasselt (research group of IBBT) have won a prize in this contest: this year they ended up third. Read more...

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In May, the next webmission is heading for San Francisco, to promote Belgian Web, Tech & Mobile entrepreneurship abroad, by increasing its visibility and international network. Read more...

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IBBT Surround video on Sporza.be

Written by iMinds on Wednesday 30 March 2011

A week before "De Ronde van Vlaanderen', Sporza hit the road with 360° degree camera. This application was developed in the context of the IBBT ICON project "Exploatieve tv or xTV". Put your self in the position of a camera man and take part in the Sporza Contest.     Read more...

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IBBT rakes in 5% of 2nd wave FIRE budget

Written by iMinds on Monday 14 February 2011

IBBT is participating in no less than seven of the new projects approved in the second wave of the European FIRE initiative (Future Internet Research and Experimentation), combining experimentally driven research and a number of test facilities. IBBT's participation in these projects is accountable for 5% of the total budget of this second wave, with a heavy involvement of the iLabs in each of them. Both waves combined, IBBT goes head to head with Fraunhofer, a world leading institute in this domain. Read more...

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Voka's call for ideas in Healthcare

Written by iMinds on Wednesday 30 January 2013

Call for ideas about Healthcare - VOKA is looking for projects to support. You can submit your ideas till February 28th. Read more...

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Health Care @ iMinds

Written by iMinds on Tuesday 25 September 2012

Health Care has been staggering under the weight of new demands. There is little question that change is needed. Thus, IBBT would like to invite you to attend iMinds 2012, to debate on the future of health care....  Read more...

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Visit our Flemish booth at the AAL Forum

Written by iMinds on Thursday 30 August 2012

IBBT, IWT/E.E.N. and Flanders Care would like to invite you to the AAL Forum taking place in Eindhoven on September 24-27. Togheter we will man the Flemish region booth. Read more...

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Getting ready for the ConhIT exhibition?

Written by iMinds on Wednesday 25 July 2012

Flanders Investment & Trade will participate, together with the two other regions and Agoria, to the ConhIT (Connecting Healthcare IT) exhibition in Berlin. By way of a project preview, an info session about the German eHealth-market will be organized September 14th. Subscribe in time! Read more...

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European Project proves catalyst function of Cross-Border Living Lab Collaboration. During the conference on User-Driven Open Innovation Ecosystems, the Apollon project presented its key outcomes to the community.  Read more...

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CsFire is an online fraud app developed by iMinds-DistriNet-KULeuven preventing so-called Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks. The successful app was already available on Mozilla Firefox. It now becomes available through the Google Web Store as a free extension as well. Read more...

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Natas is a hacker wargame that teaches the basics of serverside web security. It was developed by Steven Van Acker in association with the FP7 network of excellence NESSoS. Only one week after the launch of the wargame on the information security training site Overthewire.org, Natas has already been played by over 4.500 people. Read more...

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This year’s ECREA conference took place in Istanbul (24-27 October). The INDIREG research team, in which David Stevens and Peggy Valcke from iMinds-ICRI-KULeuven are represented, disseminated outcomes from the INDIREG study for the European Commission published in 2011. Read more...

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Some months ago a blog item was dedicated to the recognition of the Rijndael algorithm as the AES standard. The designers of this algorithm, prof. Vincent Rijmen (iMinds-COSIC-K.U.Leuven) and Joan Daemen, are mentioned on our blog once more.  Read more...

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Net neutrality is a hot and relevant topic that should be researched in an independent and academic atmosphere. The essence of the debate focusses on the future role of the government in and on the world wide web.   Read more...

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Remember the judicial saga started when the Belgian prosecution service sued US dotcom Yahoo, Inc for its failure to respond to a Belgian prosecutor’s request to reveal data concerning Belgian Yahoo-clients? Read more...

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IPv6 pilot training

Written by B-CCENTRE on Tuesday 25 September 2012

The foundations of the current internet are no longer sufficient. The actual address space is too limited for today’s interconnected and mobile world. The problem will be answered with IPv6, the next version of the internet protocol. To guarantee a smooth transition to IPv6, B-CCENTRE offers an in-depth training to support both industry and law enforcement. Read more...

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The IACR Workshop on Cryptographic Hardware and Embedded Systems (CHES) is an international workshop building a bridge between the cryptographic research and engineering community. This year CHES took place in Leuven. The 2012 edition of CHES had a record number of 410 participants!  Read more...

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David Stevens president of RTC and SARC

Written by iMinds on Monday 17 September 2012

David Stevens, research manager at IBBT-ICRI-KULeuven was re-elected as the president of the Belgian Consultative Committee for Telecommunication. His expertise, however, was also recognized at the Flemish level.  Read more...

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B-CCENTRE fights cybercrime

Written by iMinds on Tuesday 28 August 2012

The B-CCENTRE (Belgian Cybercrime Centre of Excellence for Training, Research and Education) welcomes the Belgian ratification of the Council of Europe’s Cybercrime Convention. It is the main international treaty seeking to address Computer and Internet crimes by increasing cooperation among nations. Belgium already signed this convention in 2001, however only ratified it last week. With its present ratification of the Convention, Belgium now formally joins the common fight against cybercrime.   Read more...

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Rijndael algorithm on Tweakers.net

Written by iMinds on Friday 17 August 2012

The Rijndael algorithm is not new at all, but it recently caught the attention of the Dutch series Polderpioniers. A well-deserved attention, anyway, as the Rijndael algorithm is the most applied encryption algorithm since the American National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recognized it in 2001 as Advanced Encryption Standard (AES). Read more...

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Password theft: is yours next?

Written by iMinds & Andreas Pashalidis on Wednesday 20 June 2012

This month more than 6 million password hashes of LinkedIn users were leaked to the Internet. Andreas Pashalidis, researcher at the Security Department of IBBT, elaborates on this dreadful event. Read more...

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DistriNet Researchers have studied the security of file hosting services. Their findings have resulted in a paper: It turns out that these FHS's are not as safe as thought. Read more...

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