Phd Student Bio: Ishari Amarasinghe is a PhD candidate in Interactive Technologies Group in the Department of Information and Communication Technologies at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) , Barcelona. She received her masters in Intelligent interactive Systems from UPF. Her Master thesis work was related to “Intelligent Group Formation in CSCL Scripts” which has sparked her interest in […]
The business project “Stoorm Flow: digital tools for human inspiration” has won one of the ten finalist awards (in the Technological Based Company category) of the 3rd Valortec competition organized by ACCIÓ, Departament d’Empresa i Ocupació de la Generalitat de Catalunya.
The paper TuneMap: an interactive geolocated music information browser 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 to reflection on the relationship between geography and contemporary […]
Carlos Ordóñez, 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. Carlos’ thesis deals with a missing topic in the fast growing research […]
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.