Hélder Oliveira, INESC TEC researcher, is the new chairman of the Portuguese Association for Pattern Recognition (APRP). APRP is a non-profit association whose objective is to promote advances, both theoretical and practical, in the scientific domain of pattern recognition. In this sense, it is responsible for organising numerous conferences, meetings and training courses and disseminating scientific and technical information.
28th November 2023
Research concluded that the use of compressed Artificial Intelligence (AI) models for facial recognition can lead to racial bias. The study, which also identifies a potential strategy to address this issue using synthetic data, received a Best Paper Award at the BIOSIG international conference.
17th November 2023
Over five weeks, 45 higher education students had the opportunity to carry out research activities at INESC TEC, within the scope of the seventh edition of the Summer Internships programme of the Centre for Telecommunications and Multimedia (CTM). The 2023 edition of this initiative had a record number of applications - more than 90 – from six nationalities.
31st October 2023
It is called Smart Networks and Services Joint Undertaking (SNS JU) and it aims to promote collaboration between various European entities towards the development of next generation telecommunications networks and services. The initiative brings together consortia of 35 European projects, in a total of almost 280 organisations. INESC TEC, as leader of the TERRAMETA project, is part of this group.
13th October 2023
Promoting a debate on the relationship between telecommunications, the sensing of environments through radio and computer vision techniques, and Artificial Intelligence. This was the motto of the 11th edition of the Open Day, organised by INESC TEC Centre for Telecommunications and Multimedia (CTM); the event took place on May 10, at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP).
22nd May 2023
The main goal of the LUCCA project, led by INESC TEC and funded by the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) is to contribute to the development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions that enable a more robust and precise support in the decision-making process related to lung cancer.
17th May 2023
During the summer holidays, higher education students will have the opportunity to participate in research and development activities, with the support of expert advisors in one of the four areas of the Centre for Telecommunications and Multimedia (CTM), at the Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering, Technology and Science (INESC TEC). Through the "CTM Summer Internships" initiative, INESC TEC grants students the opportunity to gather knowledge and experience, while establishing contacts in the telecommunications and multimedia domain.
04th May 2023
The main objective of the European project WATSON, with INESC TEC participation, is the development of tools and systems that contribute to prevent fraud and increase traceability in the food sector. The project brings together 44 partners from 19 countries; it will, on the one hand, provide solutions that improve the competitiveness of the different stakeholders of the production chains, and, on the other hand, raise the consumers’ awareness, promoting their confidence in what they wish to buy.
04th April 2023
Using printed electronics to develop reconfigurable antennas is the focus of the new project led by INESC TEC. TORIS - Towards Fully Printed Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces will resort to flexible printed electronics solutions to create prototypes adapted to the future of communications.
03rd April 2023
CAGING – Causality-driven Generative Models for Privacy-preserving Case-based Explanations – is the name of the new project led by INESC TEC, with the involvement of the Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI). Funded by the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT), this project aims to create a solution that allows explaining the deep learning models used to support medical diagnosis, ensuring the privacy of patients’ data.
31st March 2023
One of the main goals of the CELLo project – funded by the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) – is the development of a portable, non-invasive, and cost-effective clinical diagnosis device to isolate and concentrate cancer cells present in urine. Led by the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto (FMUP), with the participation of INESC TEC, the project features other external partners: a biotechnology company, two hospitals, the Institute for Research and Innovation in Health of the University of Porto, and the Beihang University. CELLo aims to present a solution to facilitate the early and personalised diagnosis of bladder cancer.
29th March 2023
The UNIFY project, launched this month, aims to develop compiler technology within the scope of new computing architectures – which can be programmed from conventional, widely used programming languages. INESC TEC is one of the partners of this project that promises to create a unified response to the technological limitations of general-purpose processors (GPPs).
20th March 2023
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