Seminars

MAP-tele Seminars 2009/2010

This year the MAP-Tele Seminars includes two series of invited talks. The first invited talk series is on telecommunications with an emphasis on Broadband Multimedia Communications. The second invited talk series is the Back to Basics Colloquium. Back to Basics is organized by the ECE Department at UPorto’s Faculty of Engineering and is on fundamental tools across different fields of ECE.

MAP-Tele Seminars grade will include the participation in both series of talks.

1. Back to Basics

Full information on Back to Basics is available at http://www.fe.up.pt/b2basics. The B2B talks are typically on Wednesdays at 13:00, and a free (light) lunch is provided from 12:30 to registered attendees on the same site. MAP-Tele students need to register on the B2B site.

The following is a copy of the current talks matching the MAP-Tele calendar. For updated information and talk abstract please visit the Colloquium’s web page.
 

1

Speaker: Bastiaan Kleijn, KTH-Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm.
Title: Source Coding: Principles and Outlook
18.11.2009

2

Speaker: Luis Paulo Reis, UPorto, Informatics Eng. Department
Title: Autonomous Agents, Intelligent Robots
25.11.2009

3

Speaker: Miguel Rodrigues, UPorto, CS
Title: Information, Communication and Estimation
02.12.2009

4

Speaker: Paolo Rapisarda, U. Southampton, School of Electronics and CS
Title: Quadratic differential forms and (some of) their applications
09.12.2009

5

  16.12.2009

2. Broadband Multimedia Communications

The following is the current list of invited talks on telecommunications with an emphasis on Broadband Multimedia Communications.

 

6

Speaker: Teresa Andrade, INESC Porto
Title: Multimedia content representation and Digital Television
18.11.2009

7

Speaker: Fausto Vieira, IT Porto
Title: Broadband Satellite Systems
27.11.2009

8

Speaker: Fabien Gouyon, INESC Porto
Title: Music and social networks
04.12.2009

9

  11.12.2009

10

Speaker: Nuno Borges de Carvalho; IT Aveiro
Title: The importance of Metrology in Wireless Communication Systems – From AM/FM to SDR Systems
18.12.2009

11

Speaker: Mário Alves, CISTER
Title: Wireless Sensor Networks
08.01.2010

12

Speaker: André Zúquete, IEETA
Title: Fast Wi-Fi mobility with security: a cross-layer approach using network sensing
15.01.2010

13

Speaker: Helena Rodrigues, DSI U.Minho
Title: Software for Smart Spaces
22.01.2010

14

Speaker: Paulo Cortez, DSI U.Minho
Title: Machine learning and IP networks
29.01.2010

15

Speaker: José Afonso. DEI U.Minho
Title: Quality of Service in Wireless and Body Sensor Networks
05.02.2010