Research at the DTIC

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Feb 23, 2014 (3 years and 4 months ago)

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Research

at the DTIC



Research groups (I/II)



Image Processing Group (GPI)




Music Technology Group (MTG)




Distributed Multimedia Applications Group (DMAG)




Interactive Technologies Group (GTI)




Computational Imaging and Simulation Technologies in Biomedicine Group
(CISTIB)




Computational Neuroscience Group (CNS)




Synthetic Perceptive, Emotive and Cognitive Systems Research Group
(SPECS)




Research groups (II/II)



Web Retrieval and Data Mining Research Group (WRG)




Natural Language Processing Research Group (NLP)




Artificial Intelligence Group (AI)




Network Technologies and Strategies Research Group (NETS)




Experimentation on Interactive Communication Research Group (EIC)




Networking and Communications Research Group (NETCOM)




Communications Theory Group (CTG)



Image Processing Group (GPI)



Head of the group: Vicent Caselles



Objective:



development of mathematical models and algorithms for
image processing and its mathematical analysis (movie
and image denoising and inpainting, motion estimation,
de
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interlacing, super
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resolution of colour images,
compression and coding, video format conversion, film
post
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production algorithms, etc)



Website:
http://www.iua.upf.es/recerca/image_processing/im_proc_a.htm



Image Processing Group (GPI)



Music Technology Group (MTG)



Head of the group: Xavier Serra


Objective:

improvement of the technologies related to sound and
music communication (sound processing and synthesis;
music content analysis, description and transformation;
interactive music systems; computational models of
perceptual and music cognition)



Website:
http://www.mtg.upf.edu/?language=english



Music Technology Group (MTG)



Distributed Multimedia

Applications Group (DMAG)



Head of the group: Enric Peig



Objective:

Secure and standard production, management and
distribution of multimedia content (electronic commerce of
multimedia services and products and its business
models, metadata use and interoperability, security and
digital management of rights)



Website:
http://dmag.upf.es/index1024.html



Interactive Technologies

Group (GTI)



Head of the group: Josep Blat



Objective:

Interactive multimedia and networks (cooperative
environments, intelligent web portals, educational
telematics, geographical information systems,
computational toys for children, advanced 3D graphics
such as human modelling and animation, digital video,
cinema, videogames)



Website:
http://gti.upf.edu/gti/english



Interactive Technologies

Group (GTI)



Computational Imaging and Simulation

Technologies in Biomedicine Group (CISTIB)



Head of the group: Alejandro Frangi



Objective:

Integration of medical and computational imaging,
modeling and simulation in biomedicine (non invasive and
in vivo visualization of biological structure and function;
computerized high
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throughput quantification of structure
and function from images and their fusion; descriptive and
predictive computational models of physiology and post
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interventional disease course)



Website:
http://www.cilab.upf.edu



Computational Imaging and Simulation

Technologies in Biomedicine Group (CISTIB)



Computational Neuroscience Group (CNS)



Head of the group: Gustavo Deco



Objective:

Quantitative understanding of higher human precognitive
(perceptual) and cognitive abilities, building up the
technological basis for a quantum leap in the filed of
intelligent human
-
like algorithms and human machine
interaction (e.g. multimedia systems)




Website:
http://cns.upf.edu/index.html



Computational Neuroscience Group (CNS)



Synthetic Perceptive, Emotive and

Cognitive Systems Research Group (SPECS)



Head of the group: Paul Verschure



Objective:

Understanding mind, brain and behavior through
constructing synthetic perceptive, emotive and cognitive
systems (combining real
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world systems such as robots,
virtual reality systems and interactive installations with
anatomically, physiologically and behaviorally constrained
computational models)



Website:
http://specs.upf.edu



Synthetic Perceptive, Emotive and

Cognitive Systems Research Group (SPECS)



Web Retrieval and Data Mining

Research Group (WRG)



Head of the group: Vicente López



Objective:

Study every kind of problem related with a better
understanding of the Web, making use of its information
and easy access (text and multimedia information
retrieval; Web usage, content and structure mining; semi
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structured data retrieval with XML; information
visualization; Web characterization, analysis and
modeling; the semantic Web and its applications;
distributed IR; large
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scale Web systems)



Website:
http://grupoweb.upf.es/WRG/indexE.html



Natural Language Processing

Research Group (NLP)



Head of the group: Leo Wanner



Objective:

Selected aspects of natural language processing
(multilingual natural language generation; summarization;
language
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oriented machine learning; computational
lexicology)



Website:
http://www.recerca.upf.edu/taln/index.html



Artificial Intelligence Group (AI)



Head of the group: Héctor Geffner



Objective:

Study computational models of reasoning, action, learning
and perception (heuristic search, planning and scheduling,
constraint satisfaction problems, knowledge compilation
and SAT, complexity and tractable fragments, algorithms,
action selection, Markov decision processes, reinforcement
learning)



Website:
http://www.tecn.upf.es/%7Ehgeffner/ai.html



Network Technologies and

Strategies Research Group (NETS)



Head of the group: Miquel Oliver



Objective:

Definition and impact of the network technologies and
strategies, especially of the mobile communications, in the
society of knowledge (security aspects and quality of
service on wireless communications; design and
planification of network and mobile protocols; alternative
models of telecommunications operators; the merging of
mobile and fixed networks; VoIP architectures;
information technology diffusion; peer
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to
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peer networks)



Website:
http://www.nets.upf.edu/



Experimentation on Interactive

Communication Research Group (EIC)



Head of the group: Narcís Parés



Objective:

Development of new forms and genres of multimodal
interaction (transmission of content through multimedia
interaction such as cultural dissemination through
interactive products and educational projects, both on
-
line
and off
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line; real
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time generated interactive experiences,
answering new perceptual and cultural questions such as
the virtual subject, the user’s possibility of choice or the
reception study)



Website:
http://www.iua.upf.es/eic/eic_site/homes/home_e.php



Experimentation on Interactive

Communication Research Group (EIC)



Networking and Communications

Research Group (NETCOM)



Head of the group: Dolors Sala



Objective:

Digital communications and networking, currently
addressing link layer protocols, services and security and
data collection and traffic analysis, cross
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layer and
advanced architectural research issues (broadband access
technologies and services at very low cost, user and
access device perspective such as home networking,
personal area networks with digital TV’s, sensor networks,
RFID tags)



Website:
http://www.netcom.upf.edu/index.html



Communication Theory Group (CTG)



Head of the group: Angel Lozano



New group



Objective:

Crossroads of communication theory, information theory,
wireless communication and signal processing (MIMO
communication at both fundamental and practical levels;
dynamic resource allocation; interference management;
link adaptation; equalization; channel estimation; ARQ;
multicasting)



Website:
http://www.dtic.upf.edu/~alozano/index.html