UPM - Universidad Politecnica de Madrid
UPM is the oldest and largest Spanish technical university, with more than 4.000 faculty members, around 38.000 undergraduate students and 6.000 postgraduates in 21 Schools of study. Nowadays UPM‘s Schools cover most of engineering disciplines, as well as Architecture, Computer Science and Geodesy & Cartography. UPM, as a top quality academic establishment, has a strong commitment to R&D and Innovation, boasting over 225 Research Units and over 10 Research Institutes and Technological Centres, contributing significantly to the international scientific community with a high number of journal papers, conference communications, and PhD theses.
UPM has taken part in 206 European R&D projects with more than 56M€ of funding received from the European Commission.
The UPM has been recognized as the Spanish University with the highest number of projects approved. UPM promotes the innovation, currently 157 UPM spin-offs are participating, and promoting their technology- based products in the UPM centre for innovation.
The Telecommunications School of UPM (GATV) brings extensive experience in the networked media area and innovation for the digital media ecosystem. Its main research lines as Visual communications, Signal Processing, Recommendation Systems, Video coding, Telecommunications Systems, Computer vision and Digital video processing are fully aligned with the Project. Role
Role in the Project
UPM will be mainly involved in development activities in the project. In particular, UPM will lead WP3, being in charge of defining a complete methodology for users’ skills and needs match making by means of deep learning techniques, service recommendation and migrants follow-up in the project environment interaction. Moreover, according to its wide expertize in interaction optimization through personalization techniques, UPM will be also involved in the digital companion development, providing its knowledge in the different tasks related to the multilinguality through multimedia solutions (WP4).