Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla posted this:PROCESS FOR DETECTING NUDITY IN DIGITAL IMAGES.The present invention provides a process for detecting nudity in digital images, applied to the filtration of digital images with pornographic content in the Internet and digital images with pornographic content in standard computer equipments. This process applies techniques of the digital image processing such as pixel segmentation, recognition and selection of regions, as well as operations in the regions found within digital images with the purpose of detecting nudity. The segmentation under the colour HSV model is used for locating and separating the pixels corresponding to human skin, as well as the algorithm RSOR for recognising and separating the region with the highest number of skin pixels within the segmented image (highest region) and evaluating the digital images.
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Novel Synchronization Process for Multi-carrier or Single-carrier CommunicationsThe research group “Communications, Multirate Systems, and Biomedical Engineering” of the University of Alcala presents a novel synchronization procedure for multicarrier or single carrier systems for narrowband and broadband communications. This procedure allows a precise estimation of the symbol timing offset (STO), and a coarse estimation of carrier frequency offset (CFO). The procedure is based on the inclusion of symmetric extensions in the transmitted symbols for the synchronization, which makes it useful not only for communications systems based on the discrete Fourier transform, but also for transceivers based on the discrete cosine transform (DCT). Among its main applications are communications through single-mode optical fiber, powerline communications, wireless and wireline systems, and in general, all the techniques that use multicarrier and single carrier modulations. The group seeks companies from the telecommunications sector to sign technical cooperation agreements, commercial agreement with technical assistance and patent licensing agreements.
Fundació URV posted this:Automatic sanitization of textual documentsRedaction or sanitization is required to declassify sensitive textual documents or make them available for secondary use. This task, which is complex, time-consuming and prone to errors, is performed manually by one or several human experts. Our technology automatizes the process by automatically detecting terms and term combinations appearing in the documents that may disclose sensitive information. Such terms are then subject to redaction or generalization.
Cracow University of Technology posted this:Data Intensive Computing Lab at Cracow University of TechnologyOur Mission: • To conduct international quality research on exploring, development and study of data intensive scalable, reliable and intelligent complex systems and models, future generation technologies in artificial intelligence and bilogically inspired data intensive computing, large-scale, parallel and distributed computing, Big Data related areas, cognitive sciences and allied disciplines. • To support comprehensive evaluation, grassroots incubation, and seamless adoption of computational Intelligence technologies for educational, commercial, and research purposes. • To collect together the expertise and resources needed to help students experience the excitement of research. • To promote group visibility and dissemination of the research results of the group members and students in the relevant international forums.
Cracow University of Technology posted this:Laboratory of energy efficient buildingThe Laboratory is the first place in Poland to do such large-scale research on energy efficient technologies and the comfort of the occupants of low-energy buildings. This interesting project gives the University the leading position in the sector of energy efficient building.
Cracow University of Technology posted this:Low energy building design and thermal refurbishment of existing buildingsOUR MAIN GOALS Tools and good practice procedures for low energy building design, enabling to reduce demand on heating and prevent cooling demand while maintaining high indoor air quality. Because of the big volume of poor quality prefabricated apartment buildings, that still exist in Poland, one of our goals is also to elaborate a scenario of holistic revitalisation of those buildings in accordance with the requirements of sustainable development.
Universidad de Alicante posted this:Low energy Wi-Fi® communications for the IoT in a wide areaThe invention consists in a communications system to send/receive small data blocks (700 bytes maximum) between a base station and a set of Wi-Fi® interfaces without any active data link (active Wi-Fi® network connection). A base station has a coverage area between 12 km2 and 27 km2 without obstacles. The system provides broadcasting and unicasting communication modes and reduces the power consumption of Wi-Fi® interfaces as it does not require an active Wi-Fi® connection. The technology can be used in applications for the Internet of Things (IoT) in order to interchange data between sensors and Internet using a single Internet connection in the base station.
Barani Design posted this:Helical solar radiation shield for temperature sensorHelical shape provides natural aspiration of warmer air flow. Creates a vortex flow (similar to a mini tornado) which effectively ventilates the inside without a fan. Advanced aerodynamic design techniques from the aerospace industry enable this compact shield to achieve unprecedented levels of accuracy.
RAMOT at Tel Aviv University Ltd. posted this:Compressive Sensing in Radar DetectionAn efficient method for radar detection of sparse targets using compressive sensing. Compressive sensing allows transmission of a single radar pulse for velocity determination and Doppler detection of targets Project ID : 7-2011-192
RAMOT at Tel Aviv University Ltd. posted this:Cancellation of Non-linear Interference in Optical Fiber CommunicationCancellation of Non-linear Interference in Optical Fiber Communication Project ID : 7-2013-675
Fundació URV posted this:A computer implemented method of generation of statistically uncorrelated molecule’s conformations and computer programsA CUDA‐platform‐based parallel implementation of the Rosenbluth molecular generation methods that outperform by a factor of up to 2,000 times an equivalent implementation on single CPU processor. This boost will greatly shorten the simulation time in static Monte Carlo simulation related with Rosenbluth algorithm. With growing popularity and performance of GPU structure, this method can be applied on different platforms and operating system serve a huge benefits in simulation efficiency with the same accuracy compared with CPU calculation. The present patent break the performance bottleneck of existing molecular conformation generating methods, significantly improving the parallel performance, and has broad application prospects in the static Monte Carlo simulation of high resolution.
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IMDEA Water Institute posted this:Geomatics laboratory for water resources managementIMDEA Water works on the methodological development and application of different spatial tools to support water resources management, including environmental mapping, remote sensing, the design and implementation of spatial databases and geoportals, applications for provisioning networks, and hydrological and hydrogeological modelling. New spatial information sources (LIDAR, GPS, digital terrain models, high-resolution imaging or drones) enable us to create new, high-resolution thematic mappings. Remote sensing techniques help derive biophysical vegetation variables (vegetation indices, water stress, agricultural output, crop evapotranspiration, etc.), geological mapping, soil usage, etc. Spatial databases record and order this information, forming a Hydrological Information System able to analyse the topological and quantitative relationships of different variables, the development of advanced 3D mapping and its implementation in web geoportals. Hydrogeological modelling by means of individual numerical models and/or coupled with hydrogeochemical models allows us to assess water resources in terms of their quantity and quality, and can be the basis for decision-making on the issue of water resources, both for surface water and groundwater bodies. Combining the extraction of data contained in old mappings and geo-positioning techniques with GPS allows the identification of hydraulic heritage elements for the development of decision-making support strategies.
Barani Design posted this:Ultra low power MODBUS Temperature, Humidity, Pressure sensor• High accuracy meeting WMO standards • Fast response (short time constant) • Negligible self heating • Ultra-low power consumption • Digital RS485 MODBUS RTU & ASCII output • Highest lightning protection with Class A result for surge, EFT/burst, ESD per EN 61000-4-2, EN 61000-4-4, EN 61000-4-5 • Flexible 5 to 18VDC input
Fundació URV posted this:A robust breast cancer computer-aided diagnosis systemWe analyze breast cancer in mammographies, ultrasonographies, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and thermographies. Our analysis includes mass/normal breast tissue classification, benign/malignant tumor classification in mammograms and ultrasound images, tumor detection in thermograms, mammogram registration and analysis of the evolution of breast tumors. We also quantify and visualize the evolution of breast tumors in patients undergoing medical treatment. While the previous works mainly focus on analyzing one type of breast images, we implement a robust CAD system for detecting, classifying and studying the evolution of breast cancer. This CAD system analyzes breast cancer in several types of medical images. To implement our CAD system, we use computer vision, pattern recognition and machine learning methods. We also need to collect a large scale breast cancer dataset from hospitals. This dataset should include mammograms, ultrasound, thermograms and MRI images for the same patients. Our CAD gives accurate diagnosis results because it gathers information from different sources.
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:LARES Robotic Solutions for telecareThe research group in Intelligent Systems GSI, from the Automatic Department of Alcalá University, proposes a solution for telecare and telemedicine based on a network of sensors, an autonomous robot and a health database, designed to prevent accidents of dependent people in an efficient way and offering solutions to different needs still not covered in the market. This service focuses on dependent patients and their caregivers to improve their quality of life. The system also proposes e- health databases for new medical applications with large data volumes.