Abstract: The IRCV group was present in the PhD defense of Joedi 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.
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,nwho 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.