USI-Inf Team wins International UBI Challenge

Staff - Faculty of Informatics

Start date: 7 December 2011

End date: 8 December 2011

A Team of Students from the Faculty of Informatics wins the International UBI Challenge

A team of researchers formed by - Nemanja Memarovic, Ivan Elhart, Thomas Selber, Matteo Bellan and Andrea Michelotti, under the supervision of Professor Marc Langheinrich, won first prize with the FunSquare service. The project is based on self-generative autopoiesic content assembled dynamically by matching real-time context streams with existing content fragments into localised "fun facts". The contest took place in Oulu Finland and the award was presented in Beijing during the 10th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia (Dec. 7-9, 2011).

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