Nicholas Ruiz, who works with the HLT-MT (Human Language Technology - Machine Translation) Research Unit at the Center for Information and Communication Technology (FBK-ICT), was awarded the "Best Student Paper Award" at the INTERSPEECH conference in Dresden (Germany), the largest world event on langu
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The project coordinated by Trento based Fondazione Bruno Kessler among the top ranking ones.It is called "Innovation Radar" and it is a study of the European Commission to identify the projects with the highest potential for innovation among the initiatives funded by the Seventh Framework Program of the European Union.The MateCat project, coordinated by Fondazione Bruno Kessler in Trento, came in seventh in the ranking that includes 279 European scientific programs.Led by Marcello Federico,
The BringTheFood project was selected among those worthy of representing Italian excellence.It is just the latest success in order of time of the computer technology developed by Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK) in Trento to avoid food wastage.BringTheFood, the app designed by researchers at the ICT4G (ICT for Good) Unit led by Adolfo Villafiorita under FBK’s Center for Information and Communication Technology, was selected among the projects worthy of representing the Italian excellence at Expo 2015
The first systematic study on Italian companies that use open data to generate products and services and create social and economic value has been launched. The project is called Open Data 200 Italia and is being conducted by GovLab - New York University (http://thegovlab.org/) in collaboration with Trento based Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK).
The DIRHA scientific project coordinated by Trento-based Fondazione Bruno Kessler was judged “excellent” by the EU.Based on advanced voice recognition and audio signal processing technology, the prototype was mainly designed for people with mobility impairments.
The BBC News Channel will use the platform for the subtitling of weather news. Some technologies for European Parliament interpreters and the automatic translation of live university lectures on smartphone displays have been also tested.Trento-based Fondazione Bruno Kessler was involved in the scientific program."Excellent". It is the final assessment of the evaluation process by the European Union on the EU-BRIDGE scientific project, in which Fondazione Bruno Kessler of Trento participated through its ICT (Information and Communication Technology) Center.
A joint scientific study by the Trentino based Research Center and the aerospace giant will be presented in San Francisco during the most important world conference (CAV 2015) in the area of formal verification and validation.
The earthquake in Nepal has strongly changed the geography of the area. At the moment, humanitarian aid organizations are in urgent need of updated maps to intervene promptly and bring relief to victims.Thanks to the HOT - Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team project, anyone can contribute to update the map of Nepal from their own computer.
The outbreak of the Ebola virus in 2014 generated an unprecedented health risk in different parts of West Africa. Some researchers of the Bruno Kessler Foundation (FBK), led by Stefano Merler, in collaboration with an international research team, have developed a mathematical model of the transmission of the virus that takes into account geographical and demographic data related to the detailed situation of Liberia. In particular, they studied the effects of non-pharmacological control strategies of the infection.