The University of Mastricht organized an event to inform around 119 prospective students and their parents and guardians about the bachelor’s programmes in Maastricht University. During this event, different research groups belonging to the University show their developments and research projects. The members of the consortium from UM presented MaTHiSiS project with a poster and an oral presentation. Moreover, a live demo using one of the robots used in MaTHiSiS platform (TurtleBot) was performed to show some of its capabilities.
The University of Maastricht (UM) and Dimokritos (NCSR) are co-organizing the SMAP 2017 Special Session on Multimodal Affective Analysis for Human-Machine Interfaces and Learning Environments (see this link for more information about the SS), which will be part of the SMAP 2017 conference in Bratislava, 9th-10th July 2017.
The MaTHiSiS project was presented at the H2020 participatory meeting organised by EC, in Luxembourg on 27 March 2017. In the context of this presentation the MaTHiSiS project representatives had the chance to meet and network with the coordinators and other team members of the H2020 programme, so as to share expertise and knowledge among relative projects.
The meeting also served to identify how the current ongoing projects can contribute to deliver the Digital Single Market agenda of the European Commission, both individually and/or jointly.
The MaTHiSiS project was featured on the popular Greek newspaper “TA NEA” and more specifically on the online version (www.tanea.gr) with 47183 unique visitors and 156920 page views during the day that the MaTHiSiS article was posted. The article “Robotics at the service of education” was posted on the column “My city” and received 162 likes and 260 shares, while the corresponding post on the newspaper’s Facebook page received 2068 unique users (the article is available only in Greek).
The 9th International Conference on Virtual Worlds and Games for Serious Applications will take place in 6-8 September in Athens, Greece. This workshop is dedicated to studies, applications, algorithms and new methods in the multidisciplinary field of game-based learning environments, with a specific focus on adaptation and personalization-related issues.
The third Edu Conference which will take place on the 8th and 9th April, 2017 in hotel Drim, Struga, FYROM. Prominent speakers from FYROM and abroad and representatives from other institutions will take part in the conference, and participants will once again be given an opportunity to hear presentations from experts on topics of interest for their educational practice and for teachers’ professional development.
And MaTHiSiS will introduced there by our colleagues from JCYL and PE! You can join us on the 8th of April.
The paper entitled "Personalized, affect and performance-driven Computer-based Learning", co-authored by C. Athanasiadis, C.Z. Lens, D. Koutsoukos, E. Hortal and S. Asteriadis, has been accepted for the 9th International Conference on Computer Supported Education (CSEDU 2017), which will take place in Porto (Portugal) from the 21st to the 23rd of April, 2017.