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Hamed Habibi defended his PhD

Understanding Road Scenes using Deep Neural Networks

Abstract: Understanding road scenes is crucial for autonomous cars. This requires segmenting road scenes into semantically meaningful regions and recognizing objects in a scene. While objects such as cars and pedestrians has to be segmented accurately, it might not be necessary to detect and locate these objects in a scene. However, detecting and classifying objects such as traffic signs is essential for conforming to road rules.

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Jordi Bautista defended his thesis, the first performed through the program of Industrial Doctorands

Abstract: The IRCV group was present in the PhD defense of Jordi Bautista, in the development of a conference realized in Reus about the experiencies of the first call of a program of industrial doctorands engaged by the catalan government to enhance the coordination and the collaboration between the the University, the Generalitat de Catalunya and the companies. The thesis of Jordi Bautista, “Human-robot interaction and computer-vision-based services for autonomous robots”, which approaches topics like robotics and computer vision, was directed by Domènec Puig, leader of this group, and Jaume Vergés, member of Ateknea, company where the doctorand conduited his research. This thesis was the first of this program defended in URV.

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Mohamed Abdel-Nasser defended his thesis

Last week the group was present in the thesis defense of one of its members. Mohammed Abdel-Nasser, one of our former doctorands, presented his PhD in the Engineering Faculty of our University. Abdel-Nasser, who did his research in computer-aided breast cancer diagnosis through analyzing cancer images in mammographies, ultrasonographies and thermographies, obtanied a grade of Excellent (Cum Laude) for his work.

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