Radiolung wins the Innovation Award from the Lung Ambition Alliance for lung cancer early detection

Radiolung is aimed to develop an artificial intelligence system based on radiomic information to improve the malignancy detection of lung nodules. The research team is compound by members of the CVC research group Interactive Augmented Modeling for Biomedicine, led by Dr. Dèbora Gil, and various departments of the Hospital and Research Institute Germans Trias i … Read more

Myths and legends about videogames – Dr. Dèbora Gil at “Maldita Twitchería”

The Computer Vision Center (CVC) continues its collaboration with Maldita Tecnología to put in context several concepts associated with Artificial Intel·ligence. In this occasion, it was the turn of Dr. Dèbora Gil, who explained in Maldita Twitcheria how videogames can help in medical and computer vision research. First, Dr. Gil detailed to Naiara Bellio and Joselu Zafra that the … Read more

Conclusiones ciclo “Inteligencia Artificial, ética y participación ciudadana. CVC – Fundación “la Caixa”

Las conclusiones de la segunda edición del ciclo de diálogos ciudadanos “Inteligencia Artificial, ética y participación ciudadana” un proyecto de ciencia ciudadana organizado por el Centro de Visión por Computador, con la colaboración de la Fundación ”la Caixa”, han sido recogidas en un reportaje a doble página por la Vanguardia. Para realizar dicho reportaje, la … Read more

Artificial intelligence tool developed to monitor via satellite the destruction of buildings in wars

Researchers from Barcelona and California, led by the Institute of Economic Analysis (IAE-CSIC) and the UAB, and with the participation of the Computer Vision Center (CVC), have applied machine learning to detect the destruction of buildings by artillery using neural networks. This automated method would make possible to monitor the destruction of a bellicose conflict, … Read more

Pau Rodríguez, CVC alumni, awarded by the BBVA Foundation

Dr. Pau Rodríguez has been awarded by the BBVA Foundation and the “Sociedad Científica Informática de España (SCIE) as one of the best young Spanish computer scientists. Pau has been distinguished with this recognition due to his contributions in the area of machine learning applied to computer vision, which impact has been demonstrated through his publications … Read more

The ethical issues and limitations of AI technologies to detect emotional states – Dr. Sergio Escalera at 324.cat

The CVC researcher, Sergio Escalera, has been interviewed by Xavier Duran for 324.cat. In the article, Sergio explained the limitations and the ethical issues associated with the use of artificial intelligence to detect emotional states. The use of artificial intelligence to recognize emotional patterns is still exploring its possibilities. This technology, which is applied in various … Read more

Journey through the history of TV3 thanks to Computer Vision

Can you imagine having a time machine and being able to travel through the history of television? The ViVIM (Computer Vision for Multi-Platform Immersive Video) project, with the participation of the Computer Vision Center (CVC), has developed an immersive tool that allows a unique experience: to travel in a virtual elevator that transport users to … Read more

How to create a deepfake? Why can they be dangerous? – Dr. Dimosthenis Karatzas at “el Periodico” and “Maldita Twitchería”

Following the way launched by the debate “Fake news and Deepfakes: surviving to an invented reality“, organized by the CVC and Fundación “la Caixa, Dr. Dimosthenis Karatzas, deputy director of the Computer Vision Center (CVC), has explained to different media the problematic associated to the deepfakes. Concretely he was interviewed by Michele Catanzaro for “el … Read more

STOP project: detection of suicidal ideation on social media

STOP is a research project that studies mental health issues on social media through Artificial Intelligence to find patterns related to the high risk of suicide or depression. A recently published study in the Journal of Medical Internet Research shows very promising results. Dr. Ana Freire (principal investigator, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, UPF) and her team, among which are our CVC researchers Dr. Jordi González … Read more

“The automobile of the future” – Dr. Antonio López and Rubén Prados at Vallès Visió

Dr. Antonio López, CVC researcher, and Rubén Prados, project manager of the CVC project “Public Transport with Autonomous Vehicles in a Rural Environment”, were interviewed by Alba Castilla at the program Visions (Vallès Visió) to talk about the vehicle and the mobility of the future. The automotive industry is still exploring the possibilities of autonomous … Read more