Description

Leader of the group Distributed and Interactive Systems: Pablo Santiago César Garcia.

For more information, visit our webpage: www.dis.cwi.nl

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Our research group focuses on facilitating and improving the way people use interactive systems and how people communicate with each other. We combine data science with a strong human-centric, empirical approach to understand the experience of users. This enables us to design and develop next generation intelligent and empathic systems. We base our results on realistic testing grounds and data sets, and embrace areas such as ubiquitous computing, human-centered multimedia systems, and languages.

The group addresses key problems for society and science, following a multi-disciplinary approach. This results in a full-stack methodology that enables us to bridge socio-technical gaps in society and science by instrumenting the appropriate infrastructures and communication protocols using realistic testing grounds.

Distributed and Interactive Systems is an outward-looking research group, that enjoys a number of fruitful partnerships with companies and organizations in the areas of creative industries, smart cities, automotive industry and wellbeing. Our group transfers knowledge through scientific publications, standards bodies, open-source implementations and consultancy. We pride ourselves on pushing boundaries, leading the way for others to follow.

 

News

DIS contributes to MPEG’s work on Point Cloud Compression

DIS contributes to MPEG’s work on Point Cloud Compression

The Distributed and Interactive Systems group has been a core contributor to the effort of Moving Picture Experts Group on 3D point cloud compression technologies. This effort aims at providing efficient representation of static objects and scenes, as well as dynamic objects and real-time acquisition environments. It has resulted in a call for proposals from MPEG.

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Best Doctoral Consortium Paper Award for Jan Willem Kleinrouweler at TVX 2017

Best Doctoral Consortium Paper Award for Jan Willem Kleinrouweler at TVX 2017

On 14 June Jan Willem Kleinrouweler of CWI’s DIS group has been awarded with the Best Paper Award at the the ACM International Conference on Interactive Experiences for Television and Online Video (TVX 2017) . He received the award for his paper “Enhancing Over-the-Top Video Streaming Quality with DASH Assisting Network Elements”.

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Software

Current projects with external funding

  • PPS Automotive
  • Overeenkomst met Xinhua Network(deel 2): Cooperation of Industry Doctor (PPS Xinhua Network (deel 2))
  • Opera co-creation for a social transformation (TRACTION)
  • An end-to-end system for the production and delivery of photorealistic social immersive virtual reality experiences (VRTogether)
  • LIT Lace Interface (WORTH Project)

Related partners

  • CERTH
  • i2CAT
  • Xinhua Network
  • Artanim
  • Dublin City University
  • ENTROPY ZERO SL
  • EL FARO DEL FUTURO SL
  • Matarasso Francois Louis Andre
  • Irish Opera Transformations Company Limited by Guarantee
  • Fundacio del Teatre del LICEU
  • Sociedade Artistica Musical dos Pousos
  • Sara+Sarah Smart Textile Desgin LLP
  • TNO
  • Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
  • VIACCESS
  • Fundacion Centro de Tecnologias de Interaccion Visual Y Comunicaciones Vicomtech
  • Virtual Reality Ireland Media Ltd