Phd Student Bio: Ishari Amarasinghe is a PhD candidate in Interactive TechnologiesÂ Group in the Department of Information and Communication Technologies at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) , Barcelona. She received her mastersÂ in Intelligent interactive Systems from UPF. Her Master thesis work was related to âIntelligent Group Formation in CSCL Scriptsâ which has sparked her interest in […]
The business project âStoorm Flow: digital tools for human inspirationâ has won one of the ten finalist awards (in the Technological Based Company category) of the 3rd Valortec competition organized by ACCIÃ, Departament dâEmpresa i OcupaciÃ³ de la Generalitat de Catalunya.
The paperÂ TuneMap: an interactive geolocated music information browserÂ was accepted in for publication in the proceedings of the Re-New Digital Arts Festival. This paper describes a mash-up web application for the discovery of music and relationships between artists and their audience. Beyond showing the application, it also invites toÂ reflection on the relationship between geography and contemporary […]
Carlos OrdÃ³Ã±ez, who works for Bestiario, submitted his CSIM (Cognitive Science and Interactive Media) master Thesis on Interactivity in Data Visualization. The GTI accepted to supervise the research and offered Carlos the opportunity to be part of the group of data visualization research. Carlosâ thesis deals with a missing topic in the fast growing research […]
Recently, weâve been holding weekly seminars at the GTI to discuss research issues in the information visualization field.
The collaboration of the GTI with the company Bestiario within the CENIT project Social Media during the last quarter of 2012 produced a tool that mines large amounts of data and generates meaningful network graphs.