Tag: research

Digitally colouring our historical monuments

Research tells us that most of the Ancient Monuments were depicted and colourful; can you imagine them? Video mapping and lighting technologies arrived to help our imagination, enriching the visitor’s experience while ensuring that this reconstruction does not physically affects the monument.
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Researchers at Harvard University design self-managing robots

Ivy League scientists at Harvard University in the U.S. have been working on a system that allows a some robots to communicate with each other to complete a task without assistance from humans to investigate how machines are able to imitate biological processes. Continue reading

TICAL2014 Conference

The TICAL Conference is the place where the community come together, which is feed primarily with the experiences, knowledge and initiatives presented by universities, providing significant and unprecedented solutions around ICT topics for higher education institutions in all the areas of the university labor. Continue reading

An important initiative in Italy with theme “Science, Development and Employment”.

Discussion is progressing in order to implemet at best the major priority to enhance research and development, through actions aimed at fostering framework conditions where enterprises are encouraged to experiment with innovation and change. Continue reading

EC President Barroso hosts the 2nd Innovation Convention

On 10-11 March 2014, in Brussels, the European Commission President José Manuel Barroso will host the 2nd Innovation Convention. It will bring together a unique gathering of world-class researchers, visionary people and innovators, including CEOs from some of Europe’s top companies, young innovators and net-entrepreneurs. Continue reading

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MEDIA ART HISTORIES Conference 2015 in Montreal

“RE-CREATE: Theories, Methods and Practices of Research and Creation in the Histories of Media Arts and Sciences” will address the central question of what theories, methodologies and techniques can be used to understand past, present and indeed, future paradigms of … Continue reading

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3rd RDA Plenary Meeting, supporting Early Career European Researchers & Scientists

The RDA 3rd Plenary concentrates on the theme ‘The Data Sharing Community: Playing YOUR part’ and is about exploiting RDA’s work to date to its full potential. The program will comprise of a mixture of keynotes, panels, networking, Working and Interest Groups as well as BoF sessions in topics ranging from agriculture to particle physics, from humanities to bioinformatics. Continue reading

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CULTURA Results Transfer Workshop

Supporting researchers in exploring and examining digitised artefacts presents many challenges in terms of understanding each researcher’s needs, performing appropriate manipulation of and uplift from content, and in presenting a suite of useful research tools to facilitate exploration. This virtual/physical workshop will use CULTURA as a case study to drive discussion by presenting demonstrations and results from the project. The outputs of this workshop will be captured and placed online. Continue reading

EUDAT project, the vision of a Collaborative Data Infrastructure

“EUDAT will fill an important gap in the current European e-Infrastructure landscape,” said Dr. Kimmo Koski, Project Coordinator. “We aim to develop a generic infrastructure for scientific data management that can used by a diversity of research communities and existing infrastructures.” EUDAT project provides multidisciplinary collaboration, being represented in it different areas of research: linguistics, earth sciences, climate sciences, environmental sciences, and biological and medical sciences. Other communities have joined EUDAT as associate members, representing 15 research disciplines across all major fields of science. Continue reading

Adaptive, personalised ICT to make new sense of the past

Navigation may not be very simple when dealing with wide digital collections, and researchers often are forced into a laborious and time-consuming process of decrypting texts and correlating names, concepts and dates to create an understandable overall picture. CULTURA project provides a ICT based solution that allows more effective and easier research and nattarive. Continue reading