Month: March 2019

Artificial Intelligence: Interview on USAL Radio’s Eureka Program

A few days ago I participated in the Eureka program on scientific research, I had a very relaxed conversation with José Guillermo Sánchez, we talked about the latest advances in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Blockchain and how we, at the BISITE group, implement those and other technologies.

The My-TRAC project to improve travel experience

We’ve all had a negative experience with a travel company or a transport service at some point in our lives.  In some cases, service providers are directly responsible for these shortcomings while in others the company has no fault due to events that are beyond its control.

An innovative programme that will contract 700 postgraduate students: an opportunity to do your thesis in top institutions in Ireland

Today we received excellent news, the call for “SFI Centres for Research Training Programme”, extraordinarily well managed by the Science Foundation Ireland, has been approved.

Conference at the Plymouth Marine Laboratory

I was delighted to return to the Plymouth Marine Laboratory to give a talk on artificial intelligence. I first went there in 1994 to work as a computer programmer and that is where I learned about research from Jim Aiken, whom you see in the photograph with me.

Haruka Takahashi from the Toyohashi University of Technology (Japan), collaborates with BISITE

We are delighted to have Haruka Takahashi in our research group, he comes from the Toyohashi University of Technology in Japan.

Will our lives be dominated by intelligent machines or will we live in a global Big Brother?

Next Tuesday, March 26th, I will have the opportunity to deliver a talk at the Valladolid Science Museum, as part of the IX cycle ‘Incredible… but false’, and I will talk to you about the evolution of Artificial Intelligence and its uses, the world of intelligent and connected machines, the current importance of this technology and its real risks.

Artificial Intelligence in the Fight Against Terrorist Propaganda

The increase in the amount of terrorist attacks organized by radicalized groups has motivated researcher to create strategies that will help the security forces to fight against the terrorist propaganda spread by organized groups such as ISIS.  

Eugenia Pérez Pons, is going to do her PhD thesis at BISITE

At BISITE, she will be part of the Intelfin project, “Artificial Intelligence for investment and value creation in SMEs through competitive analysis and the business environment”. The aim is to incorporate new applications, processes, products and business models in the financial recommendation of financing and investment packages.

The BISITE Group and Sistem Security develop a tool to detect terrorist propaganda

Terrorist attacks have intensified in the last few years resulting in loss of life, extensive material damage and a sense of fear and insecurity among citizens. Terrorist groups use the possibilities provided by new technologies to spread propaganda and create recruitment networks in different countries.