Francesca de Simone awarded with UK Royal Society International Exchanges 2018 grant

Francesca de Simone of CWI's DIS group has been awarded with an INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGES 2018 GRANT bij the UK Royal Society together with Laura Toni (UCL).

Publication date
11 Sep 2018

Distributed and Interactive System (DIS) researcher Francesca De Simone and University College of London (UCL) Assistant Professor Laura Toni have been awarded a Royal Society International exchanges 2018 grant for the project titled "User-centric omnidirectional video streaming for VR".

The International Exchanges Scheme is designed to offer a flexible platform for UK based scientists to interact with the best scientists around the world. Funds for a contribution towards travel, subsistence and research expenses allow for bilateral visits to strengthen emerging collaborations.

Francesca De Simone has joined CWI’s DIS research group on February 2018. Research at DIS focuses on facilitating and improving the way people access media and communicate with others and with the environment. They address key problems for society and science, resulting from the dense connectivity of content, people, and devices. The group uses recognized scientific methods, following a full-stack, experimental, and human-centered approach.
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UK Royal Society International Exchanges grant

Francesca De Simone
DIS group