In the future, the content of videos, pictures and audio will be searched similarly to text content on the internet. This is the objective of the new European research project Media in Context, in which researchers from the Department of Computer Science at Umeå University are included.
Three Researchers from UMIT was awarded grants from the Swedish Research Council, totaling almost 10 MSEK.
Umeå University Joins €4.5 Million Consortium to Deliver Context-Aware Cloud Topology Optimisation and Simulation
Umeå University today announced it has joined a consortium of leading organisations and universities from the United Kingdom, Ireland and Germany focused on using real-world data to optimize and make more efficient cloud computing.
The FP7 project VISION Cloud was presented with a Special Award at the prestigious IBC 2013 event in Amsterdam this month for its innovative work applied to the Media industry. The Department of Computing Science at Umeå University is one of the collaborators in the project.
This year’s Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), commonly known as the Shanghai Ranking, listed Umeå University again among the world's top 300 universities. In the field of clinical medicine and pharmacy, Umeå University was fourth in the nation.
On August 13 - 14, the Department of Computing Science hosts the 5th Workshop on Non-Classical Models of Automata and Applications (NCMA 2013).
The month of May is intense at the Department of Computing Science with several dissertations and licentiate seminars. A total of five PhD students defend their jobs during the month.
Umeå University has been ranked first in Sweden and third in Europe for student satisfaction according to the International Student Barometer (ISB). The survey was responded by international students from 193 universities throughout the world during the autumn of 2012.
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2013-11-22 Multimedia content to be more searchable