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Previous events at School of Information Science, Computer and Electrical Engineering 2008

December 19 Ph.d. thesis defence by Urban Bilstrup
Title: Bluetooth and Wireless Multihop Networks in Industrial Communication Systems (abstractPDF (pdf, 16.8 kB))
Opponent: Professor Orazio Mirabella, Univ. Catania, Italy

December 19 Seminar with Professor Orazio Mirabella, University of Catania, Italy Research in wireless communication and industrial applications at the University of Catania.
The presentation will cover all or some of the following topics, which all refer to wireless communication and are correlated by the industrial applications.
A - Clock synchronization in PANs: some experiences with Bluetooth and 802.15.4 networks.
B - Throughput  management for Long Distance full duplex wireless links: Strategies based on a Sliding window protocol . Results and open issues.
C - Token based strategies for industrial wireless Backbones: wireless token ring and token bus: possibilities and open issues
D- A virtual testbed for e-learning and research on QoS for hybrid wired-wireless networks.

December 18 Licentiate seminar with Zain-Ul-Abdin.
Title: High-Level Programming of Coarse-Grained Reconfigurable Architectures (abstractPDF (pdf, 15.8 kB))
Opponent: Prof. Mats Brorsson, School of information and communication technology, Royal Institute of Technology.

December 11 Licentiate seminar with Kristina Kunert
Title: Fibre-optic AWG networks supporting real-time communication in embedded systems  (abstractPDF (pdf, 30.8 kB))PDF (pdf, 14.6 kB)
Opponent: Thomas Nolte, School of Innovation, Design and Engineering, Mälardalen university.

November 13 Christer Fernström talked about the research at Xerox
Christer Fernström is employed by Xerox Research Centre Europe, Grenoble, and he coordinates the research of the three Xerox research sites: Palo Alto CA, Rochester NY, and Grenoble France.             
He is also the chairman of the international reference group of CERES.

Friday October 10 Wolfgang Svensson defended his ph.d. thesis.
The title of the thesis: Prosthetic Foot Control for Ground Adaptation
Opponent: dr. Herman van der Kooij, Institute for Biomedical Technology (BMTI), University of Twente och Department of Biomechanical Engineering, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands.

Friday October 3 Klaus Kollreider defended his ph.d. thesis.
The title of the thesis: Evidence for "liveness" in face biometrics.
Opponent was dr. Gerasimos Potamianos, IBM research, N.Y., USA

Friday, October 3 Dr. Gerasimos Potamianos from IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA, gave a lecture  
Title: Far-field Multimodal Processing in Smart Spaces.
After the lecture there was an opportunity of discussion with him. Dr. Potamianos  also was the faculty opponent in the PhD defense of of Klaus Kollreider the same day.

Wendesday October 1st, Dr. L. Knippschild gave a lecture.
The title of the talk was:
Interdisciplinary Research and Development Alliances as a Tool for Technical Innovation Processes
His lecture was devoted to the very actual and interesting problem — how to go the way from a nice idea to an innovation and a  market success, how to organize interdisciplinary alliances between different academic institutions and industry. Link to short biography and abstract.PDF (pdf, 11.7 kB)

Wednesday September 24 Hartwig Fronthaler defended his ph.d. thesis.
The title of the thesis: Improving fingerprint biometrices by local symmetry and fusion.
Opponent was dr. Rob Lowe, Lumidigm corporation, California, USA

Wednesday, September 24 Dr. Robert K. Rowe, CTO and VP R&D Lumidigm, Inc.external link Albuquerque, NM, USA gave a lecture. 
Title: Topics in multispectral biometric imaging.

Monday September 22 Ruisheng Liu defended his ph.d. thesis.
The title of the thesis: Spin Transport Studies of nanoscaled Ferromagnetic Tunneling Devices.
Opponent was dr. Stuart S. P. Parkin, IBM Almaden Research Center, San Jose, CA, USA

Tuesday September 16 Maycel Faraj defended his ph.d. thesis.
The titel of the thesis: Lip-Motion Biometrics for Audio—Visual Identity Recognition.
Opponent was prof. Massimo Tistarelli, Università di Sassari, Computer vision lab., Italy

Friday September 5  

EIS seminar with professor Jan Ljungberg and docent Magnus Bergqvist from the IT university in Gothenburg talked about Open source.

Kl. 10:30 i E217 höll professor Bo Thidé från Uppsala universitet ett seminarium om en fysikaliskt banbrytande metod att överföra information på en radiokanal. Metoden skulle kunna medge bättre avbildande interferometri i radartillämpningar samt effektivare radiokommunikation.
En översiktlig beskrivning av Bo Thidés och hans kollegors arbete finner man på följande länk, link

Thursday May 29

Examination of master students from the following programmes: in Computer system engineering, in Intelligent systems and in Microelectronics and photonics. ProgrammePDF (pdf, 0 bytes).

And from the masters' programme in Financial Mathematics. ProgrammePDF (pdf, 0 bytes).

Thursday - Friday May 29-30

International Workshop: User Involvement in the Innovation Process - a Living Lab Approachexternal link

Wednesday May 7

Welcome to the Rydbergsymposium 2008 in House R, lecture-hall R1107, from 9.30 am to 5.45 pm. Invitation and programmePDF (pdf, 958.9 kB).

April 10, 2008:

International Workshop on Community Generated Content  University

The international workshop was arranged by the Media IT research groupexternal link at Halmstad university.
The workshop aimed at bringing researchers and media companies together to discuss the ongoing trend of community generated content.

ProgrammePDF (pdf, 84.2 kB)

Updated 2009-03-20