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INESC TEC’s researcher considered the most valuable hacker

André Baptista, researcher of INESC TEC’s Centre for Research in Advanced Computing Systems (CRACS) was awarded the title of “The Most Valuable Hacker” at the international live hacking event H1-202, that took place on 24 and 25 March in Washington D.C.

21st April 2018

Institutional

New book on advanced Android programming

Ricardo Queirós, full member at INESC TEC’s Centre for Research in Advanced Computing Systems (CRACS), has published a new book on advanced programming for mobile devices.

23rd March 2018

Computer Science

INESC TEC is part of the Strategic Council for the Digital Economy

The Confederation of Portuguese Business (CIP) created the Strategic Council for the Digital Economy, an advisory body to be coordinated by the former Secretary of State for Youth, and current Director of Corporate and Legal Affairs of Microsoft Portugal, Pedro Duarte. It will be composed of 35 representatives of the sector. One of these elements will be Luís Filipe Antunes, researcher at the Centre for Research in Advanced Computing Systems (CRACS) of INESC TEC and President of the Department of Computer Science of the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto.

18th January 2018

Computer Science

Team with INESC TEC researchers wins the 2017 ICDM best paper award

The Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) Database Group and the University of Porto won the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM) Best Paper award for the paper “TensorCast: Forecasting with Context using Coupled Tensors”, a novel method that forecasts time-evolving networks like Twitter, for example. The conference will be held between on November 18-21 in New Orleans, US.

10th November 2017

Institutional

Protocol between INESC TEC and National Institute of Informatics takes researchers to Japan

Following the signing of a memorandum of understanding between INESC TEC and the National Institute of Informatics (NII), in Tokyo (Japan) in 2014, five INESC TEC researchers had the opportunity to do an internship at the Japanese institution.

02nd February 2016

Computer Science

INESC TEC develops software to diagnose breast and prostate cancer

ExpertBayes is the name of the software created by INESC TEC that can help health professionals, more specifically doctors, to diagnose illnesses such as breast and prostate cancer.

04th January 2016

Institutional

INESC TEC participates in project to control quality of frying oils

INESC TEC’s Centre for Information Systems and Computer Graphics (CSIG) and Centre for Applied Photonics are involved in a project – together with AMBIFOOD, the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Porto (FFUP) and ASAE’s (health and safety authority) Chemistry Laboratory – where the goal is to create technology to control the quality of frying oils. This work has an impact on public health as there is a causal link between the ingestion of oils used for frying food, their degradation, and the emergence of certain pathologies.

14th July 2015

Computer Science

Project on the detection of pollutants approved as part of call UT Austin – Portugal

INESC TEC’s Centre for Research in Advanced Computing Systems (CRACS) is involved in a multidisciplinary project that was approved as part of a call of the University of Texas/Austin – Portugal Programme.

08th April 2015

Computer Science

INESC TEC researcher publishes book

Ricardo Queirós, researcher at INESC TEC’s Centre for Research in Advanced Computing Systems (CRACS), has published and edited, in January 2015, a book about innovative teaching strategies and new learning paradigms in the Area of Computer Science. Published by IGI Global, the book is available on Amazon.

18th February 2015

Institutional

Awards received in 2012 are proof of INESC TEC’s high level research

In 2012, BIP featured several (good) news about researchers awarded for their work in different components. Literary awards, Best Papers Awards, winning projects and other distinctions, they all illustrate the research potential of this Associate Laboratory. The BIP team made a list of last year’s awards and we came up with a staggering number of 31 awards received by our collaborators. It is safe to say that excellence lives at INESC TEC!

24th January 2013

Computer Science

CRACS/INESC TEC wins awards at conference

An article written by José Paulo Leal, Vânia Rodrigues and Ricardo Queiroz, researchers at INESC TEC’s Center for Research in Advanced Computing Systems (CRACS), was awarded the "Best Paper Award" as part of the 2012 SLATE Conference, held in Braga, Portugal, on 21 and 22 June. As part of the same conference, CRACS researchers Ricardo Rocha and Miguel Areias received the award for best presentation.

06th August 2012

Networked Intelligent Systems

INESC TEC promotes seminar on Security

Ana Sequeira, Hélder Castro and Jaime Dias, researchers at INESC TEC’s Telecommunications and Multimedia Unit (UTM), have promoted a seminar on Security on 13 July. The aim was to discuss work from different Units in this area and try to adjust them to the European Call on Security (FP7-SEC-2013-1).

30th July 2012

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