Keynote Speaker at Sensors & their Applications XVII19th July 2012
I have been invited to speak at the Institute of Physics' biennial conference on Sensors and their Applications. The seventeenth in the series of conferences on Sensors & their Applications (S&A XVII) will be hosted outside of the UK and Ireland for the first time in Dubrovnik, Croatia in September 2013.
The conference will be held in Dubrovnik, Croatia
This will be the 17th occurance of the conference, having began in Manchester in 1983 and included the first of the highly successful Eurosensors conference at Cambridge in 1987 and at Southampton in 1998. It was also one of the first conferences that I attended as a PhD student back in 2005!
Most notabley, it will be the first time that the conference has ventured outside of the UK and Ireland, this time being held in Dubrovnik, Croatia. The conference will take place between the 16-18 September 2013.
My talk is titled "New tricks with old sensors: pervasive technologies for novel applications", watch this space for more information!
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Best Paper Award at IJCAI 201315th July 2013
Our paper titled "A hidden Markov model-based acoustic cicada detector for crowdsourced smartphone biodiversity monitoring" received the award for Outstanding Student Paper at the International Joint Conference for Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), 2013. The conference was held in Beijing, China, and the paper was presented by Davide Zilli.Abstract: Automated acoustic recognition of species aims to provide a cost-effective method for biodiversity monitoring. This is particularly appealing for det... [more]
ESD Group Christmas Party9th December 2010
The ESD Christmas Party was held this evening at an Indian Restaurant in the centre of Southampton. Everyone seemed to have a very enjoyable evening, and the restauarant even had a magician touring the tables all night (see the photo)! This created some controversial discussions on how the tricks may have worked, and also a lot of confusion over what was happening (I think some people were beginning to believe in magic)!
After the meal, a group of us continued the celebrations afterwards in t... [more]