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Mini-symposium on Image and Video Quality Assessment

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Who: Prof Zhou Wang and Dr Hantao Liu When: 28 September – 2:30pm Where: PRJG4007 Speaker 1: Prof Zhou Wang, University of Waterloo, Canada Title: Objective Image Quality Assessment –What’s Beyond Abstract: Images and videos are subject to a wide variety of distortions during acquisition, processing, compression, transmission and reproduction. Humans …

Posted in Digital Information Research Centre (DIRC), Medical Information and Network Technologies (MINT), Research News, Wireless Multimedia and Networking Research Group

Dr Maria Martini elected Associate Editor

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Dr Maria Martini has been elected Associate Editor of the journal “IEEE Transactions on Multimedia” (2014-2016)

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FIRST WORKSHOP ON WIRELESS SOLUTIONS FOR HEALTHCARE APPLICATIONS, Rome, Italy, 8-10 Sep 2014

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The FIRST WORKSHOP ON WIRELESS SOLUTIONS FOR HEALTHCARE APPLICATIONS is organised by Dr Maria Martini (WMN research group, KU) with Lorenzo Iacobelli (Thales Communications and Security) and Peter Amon (Siemens). Recent evolutions in ICT technologies have paved the way to new applications in a wide range of areas. One of …

Posted in Medical Information and Network Technologies (MINT), Wireless Multimedia and Networking Research Group

Second IEEE International Workshop on Service Science for e-Health (SSH 2014), Natal, Brazil, October 2014.

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The Second International Workshop on Service Science for e-Health, organised by Dr Maria Martini (Kingston University) with Dr. Pawel Swiatek  (Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland) and Dr. Katarzyna Wac (University of Geneva, Switzerland) aims at  bringing together representatives of academia, industry and the healthcare business to present recent advances in …

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WELCOME grant for MINT researchers

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Researchers from MINT have recently been awarded a large EU grant WELCOME utilising wireless technology and mobile health for treatment of co-morbidities of the cardiovascular system (Investigators Sheeren Nabhani, Reem Kyyali, Nada Philips and Barbara Pierscionek). Total project value €8,272,000; €631,351 awarded to Kingston University.

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Kingston 3D Video Packet Loss Database

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The Kingston 3D Video packet loss database contains 54 3D video sequences (5 to 10 seconds in length) in mobile to HD resolutions. Individual opinion score (OS) and mean opinion score (MOS) values obtained via the Double Stimulus Continuous Quality Scale (DSCQS) evaluation method are provided. Nine high quality video sequences which …

Posted in Medical Information and Network Technologies (MINT), Uncategorized, Wireless Multimedia and Networking Research Group

4G health; mobile health beyond the smart apps

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Professor Robert Istepanian Director of the Medical Information and Network Technologies (MINT) centre at Kingston University is to give a talk at the meeting organised by The Royal Society of Medicine on Thursday 6th June 2013. “Worlds in collision: Is mobile technology challenging conventional telemonitoring” The aim of this one day conference …

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Mobile health technology seminar

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The recent meeting on Mobile health technology  (20th March 2013) was introduced by Dr Nada Philip, with presentations from three students from the Medical Information and Network Technologies (MINT) research centre on wellbeing and Mobile diabetes and cardiovascular management systems Maria De Los An Perez Chipana demonstrated a novel technology …

Posted in Diabetes Research Group, Medical Information and Network Technologies (MINT)