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"I’ve always been curious about understanding new research areas and new technologies"

20 Sep 2019 - 12:22 (Madrid Time) -- op-net-admin

Next November 5th the researcher and professor Antonio Fernández Anta will receive the ARITMEL Award, one of the four National Computer Science Awards jointly granted by the Spanish Computer Science Association (SCIE) and the BBVA Foundation. Due to this award, we’ve asked him about some aspects of his professional career.

A team of Spanish girls finalist of the Technovation Challenge with a geolocation app for women

18 Jul 2019 - 12:11 (Madrid Time) -- seltime-editor

The LPSN team, formed by 5 students of Madrid’s secondary school IES Velázquez de Móstoles, has been selected to represent Spain in the final of the Technovation Challenge. The last stage of this global competition that promotes technological entrepreneurship amongst girls will take place in August 15th in San Francisco (USA). Cristina Márquez Colás, an external PhD student at IMDEA Networks Institute who is undertaking the doctoral program at the University Carlos III of Madrid together with Oscar Amador Molina, mentor the team.

New tool using Facebook data shows worldwide gender gap

20 Jun 2018 - 10:23 (Madrid Time) -- op-net-admin

An international group of researchers, involving scientists from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) and the IMDEA Networks Institute, developed a tool to track and analyze gender inequality through Facebook usage data.  Their results, published in an article in the latest issue of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), show that gender inequality online is related to gender inequality in society at large.

“We want to make an educational app to bring awareness on how tools behave in our devices”

16 Jun 2017 - 10:25 (Madrid Time) -- david_yague

Narseo Vallina-Rodríguez was interviewed on May 31st, 2017 by the Data Transparency Lab (DTL) about his current research work and, most particularly, about the Lumen app he is developing with the aim to improve transparency and provide awareness to users about the consequences that their online activities may have in their privacy. Narseo is a DTL 2016 Grantee.

A study led by UC3M demonstrates fraud associated to false views of online videos

16 May 2016 - 18:20 (Madrid Time) -- imdea-admin

Rubén Cuevas, researcher and visiting professor at the department of Telematics Engineering of University Carlos III of Madrid (UC3M), is interviewed by the radio station Cadena SER MADRID SUR 94.4 FM about his research work on the business behind internet advertising.

False View research results from IMDEA Networks and UC3M impact advertising industry and society widely

29 Sep 2015 - 09:21 (Madrid Time) -- pablo

Researchers from IMDEA Networks, UC3M, NEC Labs Europe and Politecnico of Torino have reached striking results in their recently published paper Understanding the detection of fake view fraud in Video Content Portals. For the first time, it has been demonstrated that video portals are very vulnerable to fraud by fake views from robots (bots).

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