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Spin-off company provide solutions for world’s premiere robotics competition

The spin-off company Algoryx Simulation has been contracted to provide solutions for physics simulation to the world’s premiere robotics competition, World Robot Challenge held at the World Robot Summit, Japan.

Elastisys at the forefront of Fog Computing

Spin-off company Elastisys in big industrial doctoral programme which aims to train the next generation of European Fog computing experts.

New book on interactivity

A new book by Professor Lars-Erik Janlert, Computing Science at Umeå University, has been published.

New research horizons with voyage of scientific discovery on the Baltic Sea

Drawing on mankind’s earliest spirit of adventure, nine teams of Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) researchers and international peers will forge new ideas together on the sailing ship ‘Thor Heyerdahl’ in the summer of 2017.

International conference on computational methods

The international conference X-DMS 2017 is held in Umeå 19-21 of June gathers about 150 scientists on the topic of extended discretization methods for complex and evolving geometries and computational software packages that support this.

Petter Ericson has defended his licentiate thesis

Petter Ericson has defended his licentiate thesis entitled ”Complexity and expressiveness for formal structures in Natural Language Processing”.

Over 50 PhD Students learn to build autonomous clouds

On 11-12 May, Umeå University hosts 52 PhD students from all over Sweden during a 2-day course event in Umeå to learn about what are the current challenges in making clouds more effective, focusing on making clouds more autonomous. The event includes keynote speakers from Google and Burt, the latter...

Supercharging the computers that might save the world

Computer scientist Gonzalo Rodrigo at Umeå University has developed new techniques and tools to manage high performance computing systems more efficiently. This in an effort to comply with the increasing demand to handle large amounts of data within research and allowing for advance simulations.

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