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2013-03-14 18:13:59

-Researchers from the University of Granada and the Carlos III University of Madrid have developed a pioneer system, unique in the world, which is more efficient and accurate than any other currently-used method -The system is able to distinguish between the flow of cars, LGVs, HGVs or motorbikes/scooters traveling along a certain road Researchers from the University of Granada and the Carlos III University of Madrid have patented a new method to measure the flow of motorized traffic...

2011-06-22 16:21:45

The FIFA (F©d©ration Internationale de Football Association) is making use of new computer and communication technology developed by researchers at Carlos III University of Madrid (UC3M) during the Under 17 World Cup held in Mexico and the 2011 Women's World Cup held in Germany. This Madrid university's researchers are working on improvements in referee training in conjunction with the FIFA. The new technologies that they have developed as part of this research project are now being...

2011-06-20 20:00:50

In spite of the fact that the railway industry has two centuries of experience behind it, in order to continue improving the research being done on the safety, profitability and efficiency of railroads, it will be necessary to develop and strengthen the relationship between universities and companies in the sector. This is one of the main conclusions that have come out of an international forum on the subject that was recently held at Carlos III University of Madrid (UC3M). The forum, the...

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2011-05-24 09:53:11

This project, known as e-Moto, was created and developed by LGN Tech Design, a spin-off company that has its origins in a line of research begun in the Laboratorio de Máquinas (MAQLAB "“ Machine Laboratory) of UC3M and receives support from the University's Vice-Chancellor's Office of Research through the Business Incubator UC3M Science Park. "The technology that we have developed is a result of the design of a platform for the modeling, analysis and evolution of racing...

2011-01-24 15:57:41

A study done at Carlos III University of Madrid (UC3M) identifies and characterizes the users who upload contents on the main P2P piracy networks on Internet and points out the incentives that they find to carrying out this activity. The research study examines the behavior of the users who are responsible for publishing over 55,000 files on the two main portals (Mininova and The Pirate Bay) of BitTorrent, the most popular P2P application for file-sharing on Internet, where some users publish...

2010-10-25 13:21:45

Scientists from Carlos III University of Madrid (UC3M) are analyzing possible attempts at fraud in various biometric identification systems in order to improve the security of facial, iris, fingerprint or vascular recognition, among other types. The field that these researchers are working in is known by its nickname, "anti-spoofing", and basically consists in trying to detect all of the possible attempts at fraud that a biometric system might suffer, especially with regard to an action in...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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