Davide Offered Two Internships!14th June 2013
One of the PhD students in my team, Davide Zilli, has been successful in receiving offers for two internships.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The first of these is a 6-month internship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), within the SENSEable Cities Lab.
After this, Davide will go straight to his second internship, a 3-month placement at Microsoft Research in Cambirdge, UK.
These internships are very competitive, and many congratulations to Davide!
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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]
General Co-Chair of ENSSys 20134th September 2013
This year, I am serving as the General Co-Chair of the 1st International Workshop on Energy Neutral Sensing Systems (ENSSys 2013). The workshop will be held in conjunction with SenSys 2013 - considered to be one of the two top conferences in the areas of sensor networks and sensing systems. The workshop will be held on November 14th, in the beautiful city of Rome, Italy.
We had an excellent set of submissions for the workshop, which are currently under peer review, and it is fantastic that th... [more]