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On May 23


IECS scientific Director Modris Greitans, Janis Arents and Toms Kozlovskis participate in conference LMT SMART FUTURE, where they present at the Institute created palm bi-modal biometric system.  LMT SMART FUTURE is a unique and first of its kind event in Latvia about the future city environment, resources, prospective markets and global development. More about here



On May 21

IECS, University of Latvia (Faculty of Computing) and Riga Technical University united team preparing for the competition "Grand Cooperative Driving Challenge 2016 (GCDC)"



On May 20

Is complete ResearchSlam 2016 final, where this year among the seven finalists competed the EDI researcher - University student Krisjanis Nesenbergs. ResearchSlam is a competition for Master and Doctoral students, organized by the Riga Technical University Doctoral School with the aim to introduce the public with the research and scientific work carried out by young Latvian scientists in easily understandable, interesting and attractive way.



On May 17

IECS, University of Latvia (Faculty of Computing) and Riga Technical University united team is going to participate in the great Cooperative Driving Challenge "Grand Cooperative Driving Challenge 2016 (GCDC)", which will take place from 28 to 29 May in the Netherlands - A270 highway between Helmond and Eindhoven. In the event will compete 10 teams from 6 European countries (Spain, Netherlands, France, Germany, Sweden and the Latvian) with vehicles equipped with additional sensors, accurate positioning systems, computers and wireless communication devices that competed with each other and showcasing the latest developments in vehicle automation.


On April 28

Signal processing laboratory researcher Kaspars Ozols is participating in Webinar "What is <<Impact>> – how does the Commission define it and what are H2020 evaluators looking for?", which is organized by "Science|Business".


April 26-27

Signal processing laboratory researcher Kaspars Ozols is participating in "Integrated Components for Complexity Control in Affordable Electrified Cars (3Ccar)" project face to face meeting in Oudenaarde, Belgium. During the meeting, execution of the project, different technical issues and planned future activities are discussed. More abut project www.3Ccar.eu


On April 20

Signal processing laboratory researcher Kaspars Ozols is participating in "Introduction to the COST Framework" event. This initiative consists of a series of half-day events where national research communities are informed by representatives of the COST Association about the COST Framework’s policies, activities and funding opportunities, with an emphasis on the Open Call for new COST Actions proposals, and COST Action representatives from the specific countries showcase the outstanding results of their participation in COST Actions and share their experiences and best practices. More details can be found here: http://www.cost.eu/events/icf-riga


On April 8

Signal processing laboratory researcher Kaspars Ozols from April 7-8 is participating in "AutoDrive" project f2f meeting in Munich, Germany. During the event, AutoDrive consortium partners are discussing about main scientific challenges in the field, assess the information of the ECSEL 2016 call and discuss as well as write Project Outline.


On April 6

On April 1 is cleared Imants Ziedonis Fund Award "Time for Ziedonis 2016" nominees in science. For this year nomination "Butterfly attack" claim 6 Latvian scientists who have achieved excellence in their research sector. Among them also EDI and University of Latvia senior researcher Leo Selavo. Winner will be announced in glorification ceremony on May 3, in Dzintari concert hall.



On April 5

In the journal "Ilustrētā Zinātne" (Illustrated Science) April edition (page12) published an article "The scientific achievements in our country - New biometric technology recognizes people by the palm lines, and blood vessels." about  biometric technology developed at the Institute.



On March 30

On March 30 at 14:30 in Institute of Electronics and Computer science conference hall will occure a seminar on National Research Program „Cyber-physical systems, ontologies and biophotonics for safe&smart city and society.”  (SOPHIS) 2. Period progress and results.

Please visitors register on the website http://info.edi.lv/register_sophis or by phone: +371 67554500; e-mail: info@edi.lv.

SeminarProgram

  • 14:15 to 14:30 Registration
  • 14:30 to 14:40 Opening of the seminar
  • 14:40 to 14:55 NRP SOPHIS challenges and a summary of already achievements in 2.period.
  • 14:55 to 15:25 Project No.1. „Development of technologies for cyber physical systems with applications in medicine and smart transport”. Summary of progress and already achievements in 2.period.
  • 15:25 to 15:55 Project No.2.  „Ontology-based knowledge engineering technologies suitable for web environment”. Summary of progress and already achievements in 2.period.
  • 15: 55-16: 15 Coffee Break, demonstrations in 2.period.
  • 16:15-16:45  Project No.3. “BIOPHOTONICS: imaging, diagnostics and monitoring”. Summary of progress and already achievements in 2.period.
  • 16:45 – 17:15  Project No.4. “Development of technologies for secure and reliable smart-city”. Summary of progress and already achievements in 2.period.
  • 17:15-17:30 Concluding discussions, demonstrations



16.03.2016. 10:30 Public seminar of the project no.4 “Development of technologies for secure and reliable smart-city” (GUDPILS) of the National Research Programme „Cyber-physical systems, ontologies and biophotonics for safe&smart city and society.” (SOPHIS). Venue: conference hall of the Institute of Electronics and Computer Science, Dzerbenes iela 14, Riga.  Members of each research group will present results obtained in stage 2 of the project.

Agenda (preliminary):

  1. Localization of objects in rooms using UWB radar / EDI RADAR group/
  2. Stability monitoring of drinking water in the pilot water supply system / RTU BF group/
  3. Enhancement of the new optical data transmission technology / RTU TI group /
  4. Selection of informative bands for classification of hyperspectral images / EDI REMSENS group/
  5. Analysis of high volume city surveillance video data using deep learning and HPC resources / EDI BIGDATA group/


16.03.2016. 13:30 Public seminar of the project no.1 „Development of technologies for cyber physical systems with applications in medicine and smart transport” (KiFiS) of the National Research Programme „Cyber-physical systems, ontologies and biophotonics for safe&smart city and society.” (SOPHIS). Venue: conference hall of the Institute of Electronics and Computer Science, Dzerbenes iela 14, Riga.  Members of each research group will present results obtained in stage 2 of the project.

Agenda (preliminary):

1.”Introduction about the project and results of stage 2” – Krisjanis Nesenbergs
2.”Use of wearable devices in medicine” – Atis Hermanis
3.“Architecture of smart clothing” – Maksis Celitans
4.“Intelligent cars and ADAS systems” – Ingars Ribners and Mihails Pudzs
5.“Testing environment and development tools for WSN” – Arnis Salmins and Didzis Lapsa


On March 8

Signal processing laboratory researcher Kaspars Ozols is participating in workshop "European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) –Challenges and opportunities".




On February 29

Scientific director, senior researcher Modris Greitans from 3 till 4 March participates in the COST IC1106 activitie closing event in Limassol (Cyprus). In  event occurs the Steering Committee discussion, working group meetings, as well as the "4th International Workshop on Biometrics and Forensics (IWBF'2016)(http://www.easyconferences.eu/iwbf2016/files/IWBF2016_Workshop-Demo-Poster-Program-23-02-2016.pdf)


On February 19

19. of February discrete signal processing laboratory researcher Atis Hermanis is participating in Latvian Programmers day conference held in University of Latvia, Riga. During conference he will present a speech about EDI experience with development and approbation of wearable systems for application in medicine.

Live broadcast of the conference can be found here: http://www.lu.lv/tiesraide/1/nc/
More info: https://www.likta.lv/LV/Aktivitates/Lapas/Programmetaju-diena.aspx


On February 15 - 18

Asistent Emil Syundyukov participate in  conference and demo „International Conference on Embedded Wireless Systems and Networks (EWSN) 2016” in Graz (Austria). Participation is supported by National Research Programme SOPHIS project Development of technologies for cyber physical systems with applications in medicine and smart transport”. 


On February 12

Researcher Juris Sinica-Sinavskis and senior researcher Aivars Lorencs are participiating in the 74th conference section “Current Statistics (in the fields of Latvia and international practice, education and science)” of the University of Latvia. Juris Sinica- Sinavskis contributes a talk “Spectral channel selection using variance”.


On February 1 - 4

Signal processing laboratory senior researcher Modris Greitans and researcher Kaspars Ozols are participating in "Dependable embedded wireless infrastructure" project face to face meeting in Gothenburg, Sweden. During the meeting, execution of the project, different technical issues and planned future activities are discussed. More abut project http://www.dewiproject.eu/


On January 26 -28

26.-28. of January discrete signal processing laboratory researcher Atis Hermanis is participating in "ARTEMIS Brockerage Event for Call 2016" (26.-27.01) and "ECSEL Brokerage Event" (27.-28.01.). During the event new international contacts are established and EDI research results are disseminated.