On June 2018, Andres iglesias has been appointed new chair of IFIP Workgroup 5.10 – Computer Graphics and Virtual Worlds. The term is for three years and can be renewed only once. The previous chair was Prof. Alexei Sourin (Nanyang University, SIngapore). This WG is responsible of the IFIP worldwide activities related to computer graphics, scientific visualization, virtual reality and virtual worlds in science and technology. It also organizes and coordinates its flagship conference, Cyberworlds, as the workgroup’s annual conference. IFIP (International Federation on Information Processing, www.ifip.org) is a global federation of more than 50 national and international societies and other scientific bodies related to the information and Communication Technologies and involving more than half a million professionals. It is an international non-governmental and non-profit organization created in 1960 under the auspices of UNESCO and recognized by the United Nations. Its headquarters are located in Austria. IFIP activities are coordinated by 13 Technical Committees (TCs), incluiding: TC5-Information Technology Applications, which consists of 10 work groups (WG), including WG 5.10 – Computer Graphics and Virtual Worlds.
The University of Bradford team has won the best paper award at the IEEE sponsored International Conference on Innovative Computing Technology (INTECH 2018) in Luton, UK, titled “Average eigenvalues for efficient face processing”.
On 06/02/2018, Prof Hassan Ugail at University Bradford, UK held the kick-off meeting of the first work package of the PDE-GIR project.
Prof Alexander.Malyshev at University of Bergen, Norway communicated the research tasks of the second work package of the PDE-GIR project among the PDE-GIR partners in February 2018.
On 27/02/2018, Prof Andres Iglesias made a presentation about the Coordinator Day meeting.
Mandun Zhang, Xinjie Ge, Jianglei Huo, Zhidong Xiao, Lihua You, Jianjun Zhang, Facial expression cloning method, State Intellectual Property Office of the People’s Republic of China. Patent number: ZL201410269983.9, Certificate number: 2775357, Patent grant date: 12/01/2018.
Prof Andres Iglesias at University of Cantabria, Spain attended the Coordinator Day meeting held in Brussels on 17-18/01/2018.
On 04/12/2017, Prof Xue-Cheng Tai at University of Berger, Norway visited Bournemouth University, UK and presented a seminar talk on “Fast Algorithms for Euler´s Elastica energy minimization and applications to image processing and computer vision”.
On 18/12/2017, The PDE-GIR held the kick-off meeting.