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Using a proven-in-practice user-centric design methodology, TRADR develops novel S&T for human-robot teams to assist in disaster response efforts, over multiple missions: The novel S&T makes experience persistent. Various kinds of robots collaborate with human team members to explore the environment, and gather physical samples. Throughout this collaborative effort, TRADR enables the team to gradu ...
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Traditionally, the European manufacturing industry is characterized by innovative technology, quality processes and robust products which have leveraged Europe's industrialization. However, globalization has exposed Europe's industry to new emerging and industrialized manufacturing markets and the current economic challenges have decelerated the internal boost and investment, respectively. Hence, ...
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Quality Translation by Deep Language Engineering Approaches (QTLeap)

Start date: 01 Nov 2013, End date: 31 Oct 2016,

In the last decade, the incremental advancement of mainstream research on Machine Translation (MT) has been obtained by encompassing increasingly sophisticated statistical approaches and fine-grained linguistic features that add to the surface level alignment on which these approaches are ultimately anchored.It has been ventured recently, in some leading academic and industry circles, that the inc ...
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Future Internet - Core (FI-Core)

Start date: 01 Sep 2014, End date: 30 Sep 2016,

FI-WARE has started to materialize as a powerful foundation for the Future Internet. FI-WARE is an innovative, open cloud-based infrastructure for cost-effective creation and delivery of services, at a scale not seen before. FI-WARE is now well under way to successfully achieve its goals of boosting the effectiveness of creating new services of high economic and societal value, reinforcing EU comp ...
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New methods and tools for the design of production systems should be used in order to provide advanced services to the industry shop-floor personnel in terms of ergonomics, safety, efficiency, complexity management and work satisfaction. In the field of planning and verifying human-centred assembly workplaces, available simulation and sensor technologies should be further improved. In many cases, ...
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The goal of the STREETLIFE project is the reduction of carbon emissions through a sustainable mobility concept in cities based on ICT. In particular, the aim of the project is to reduce the number of car trips by i) informing commuters about the existing transport alternatives and their real value (in terms of time, cost, carbon footprint), ii) enhancing public transport to meet the needs of the c ...
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OSMOsis applications for the Sensing Enterprise (OSMOSE)

Start date: 01 Oct 2013, End date: 30 Sep 2016,

The main objective of the OSMOSE project is to develop a reference architecture, a middleware and some prototypal applications for the Sensing-Liquid Enterprise, by interconnecting Real, Digital and Virtual Worlds in the same way a semi-permeable membrane permits the flow of liquid particles through itself.In concrete terms, the OSMOSE project will design and develop:i.\ta Reference Architecture f ...
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Description AlterEgo: Humanoid robotics and Virtual Reality to improve social interactions The objective of AlterEgo is the creation of an interactive cognitive architecture, implementable in various artificial agents, allowing a continuous interaction with patients suffering from social disorders ...
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Disasters occurring during large-scale events and in industrial areas may have a huge impact on human lives, property, and the environment. Fast reaction is vital in order to avoid physical damages as well as damages to the public image of the involved organisations. As a result several measures are taken and periodically bolstered to ensure effective and efficient emergency and crisis management. ...
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Cyber-physical networks based on embedded systems are part of our society and gain spread and importance. Next generations of aircrafts and cars will be tightly interconnected with each other, with the Internet and other infrastructures. The same holds for many industries and areas of our life. Ubiquitous, highly critical systems go online and create a domain of mixed criticalities, where security ...
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ALLOW Ensembles

Start date: 01 Feb 2013, End date: 31 Jan 2016,

The recent advances in pervasive technologies enable construction of large-scale socio-technical systems which tightly interweave humans and their social structures with the technology. These systems are realized as a collective of diverse heterogeneous actors situated both in the physical world such as people, objects etc., and in the backend computer systems such as control processes. The object ...
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While preservation of digital content is now well established in memory institutions such as national libraries and archives, it is still in its infancy in most other organizations, and even more so for personal content. ForgetIT combines three new concepts to ease the adoption of preservation in the personal and organizational context, each overcoming major obstacles:First, Managed Forgetting mod ...
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The explosive growth of content in volume, velocity and variety on the Web demands new approaches to content analytics, addressing issues in large scale analysis and interpretation of heterogeneous data sets, originating in different media, human languages, jurisdictions, etc. Among these, language diversity in particular has become a ubiquitous aspect of the Web in light of increasing globalizati ...
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The FI-CONTENT 2 project aims at establishing the foundation of a European infrastructure for promoting and testing novel uses of audio-visual content on connected devices. The partners will develop and deploy advanced platforms for Social Connected TV, Mobile Smart City services, and Gaming/ Virtual worlds. To assess the approach and improve these platforms, user communities in 6 European locatio ...
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Future Internet Technologies for MANufacturing (FITMAN)

Start date: 01 Apr 2013, End date: 30 Sep 2015,

According to the 2010 EC Competitiveness Report, Manufacturing is still the driving force of Europe's economy, contributing over € 6553 billion in GDP and providing more than 30 million jobs. It covers more than 25 different industrial sectors, largely dominated by SMEs, and generates annually over € 1535 billion (42%) worth of value added services.The mission of the FITMAN (Future Internet Techno ...
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In COMMODITY12 we will build a multi-layered multi-parametric infrastructure for continuous monitoring of diabetes type 1 and 2. The COMMODITY12 system will exploit multi-parametric data to provide healthcare workers and patients, with clinical indicators for the treatment of diabetes type 1 and 2. COMMODITY12 will focus on the interaction between diabetes and cardiovascular diseases. To address ...
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Description Active Constraints Technologies in Neurosurgery for Ill-defined or Volatile Environments The ACTIVE project exploits ICT and other engineering methods and technologies for the design and development of an integrated redundant robotic platform for neurosurgery. A light and agile redunda ...
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The number of young people not in employment, education or training (NEET) is increasing across Europe. Current research reveals that NEETs often lack self-confidence and the essential social skills needed to seek and secure employment. Youth inclusion associations across Europe provide social coaching programmes, in order to help young people acquire and improve their social competencies. Howeve ...
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FI-WARE: Future Internet Core Platform (FI-WARE)

Start date: 01 May 2011, End date: 31 Dec 2014,

The goal of the FI-WARE project is to advance the global competitiveness of the EU economy by introducing an innovative infrastructure for cost-effective creation and delivery of services, providing high QoS and security guarantees. FI-WARE is designed to meet the demands of key market stakeholders across many different sectors, e.g., healthcare, telecommunications, and environmental services. FI- ...
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The aim of the proposed project is to develop a system for safe information access (search, navigation, point of interest) and communication (texting) while driving. In order to reach that goal, we approach the problem from a holistic view, investigating the underlying "driving forces", studying the goals underlying searching and texting. Special attention will be paid to task and context factors ...
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Identifying semantic inference relations between texts is a major underlying language processing task, needed in practically all text understanding applications. For example, Question Answering and Information Extraction systems should verify that extracted answers and relations are indeed inferred from the text passages; multi-document text summarization needs to infer that one sentence entails a ...
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Description Enhanced discovery, analysis, retrieval of newsworthy and high-quality content in social media sources to assist news, event professionals to improve the experience of news readers and event goers.SocialSensor offers technologies for analyzing the activity in social networks with the goal of discovering trending and high-quali ...
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The recent massive growth in online media and the rise of user-authored content (e.g weblogs, Twitter, Facebook) has lead to challenges of how to access and interpret these strongly multilingual data, in a timely, efficient, and affordable manner. Scientifically, streaming online media pose new challenges, due to their shorter, noisier, and more colloquial nature. Moreover, they form a temporal st ...
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Description The project will develop ICT tools to support the treatment of people who are at risk of social exclusion due to fear and/or apathy associated with a disability. These tools will be in the form of personalised Virtual Reality (VR) scenarios and serious games specifically designed for therapeutic targets and made broadly available ...
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The information gap between virtual product and manufacturing engineering and the physical start of production is a fundamental problem for Europe's manufacturers. Information about products and processes, which is currently distributed over heterogeneous systems, is rich of information, but a platform for presenting this knowledge according to the different user roles (e.g. production planners or ...
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Description From theory to practice: Methods for an adaptive and prolonged child-robot interaction The goal of ALIZ-E is to develop novel methods for developing and testing interactive, mobile robots which will be able to socially interact with human users over extended periods of time, i.e. a pos ...
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The support action will prepare the grounds for a new type of collaborative MT research dedicated to overcoming existing quality barriers. QTLaunchPad will assemble and provide needed data and tools in-cluding specialised translation corpora, test suites and tools for quality assessment, create a shared quality metrics for human and machine translation, improve automatic translation quality estima ...
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MIRROR - Reflective Learning at Work (MIRROR)

Start date: 01 Jul 2010, End date: 30 Jun 2014,

Description MIRROR will develop technologies that are integrated in the daily work environment of employees to support learning-on-the-job and experience sharing through reflection.Due to the dynamics in business environments and the large number of changes in job roles and tasks for employees, a time-consuming development of formal learn ...
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Social Signal Processing Network (SSPNet)

Start date: 01 Feb 2009, End date: 31 Jan 2014,

The ability to understand and manage social signals of a person we are communicating with is the core of social intelligence. Social intelligence is a facet of human intelligence that has been argued to be indispensable and perhaps the most important for success in life.Although each one of us understands the importance of social signals in everyday life situations, and in spite of recent advances ...
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Natural human-robot cooperation in dynamic environments (NIFTi)

Start date: 01 Jan 2010, End date: 31 Dec 2013,

Description Working together to assess real-life urban disaster sites NIFTi investigates how natural behavior in human-robot cooperation can arise. The project operationalizes natural cooperation as balancing operational and cooperation demands in a cognitive architecture (CA), to minimize human c ...
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European Clearing House for Open Robotics Development (ECHORD)

Start date: 01 Jan 2009, End date: 31 Dec 2013,

Description Strengthening the knowledge transfer between scientific research and industry in robotics and stimulating their cooperation In Europe the robotics industry is strong, but still fragmented and dispersed. The objective of ECHORD is to provide new opportunities for coordinated and target- ...
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Language Technology in the Web (LT-Web)

Start date: 01 Jan 2012, End date: 31 Dec 2013,

The goal of LT-Web is to set the foundation for the integration of language technologies into core Web technologies, via the creation of a standard defining three kinds of metadata about: 1) information in Web content being relevant for language technology processing; 2) processes for creating Web content via localisation and content management work flows; 3) language technology applications and r ...
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Description Current pedagogy increasingly fails to engage young people with the study of Science and Math (S&M) in a way that threatens the future of Europe. Without basic S&M knowledge it is not possible to understand many of the important issues that confront us, such as global warming or genetic modification. A general lack of S&M literac ...
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This project will transform the perception of, and possibilities for, the next generation Internet. It addresses the FI Content Usage Call in a number of innovative, practical and useful ways. With inputs from 5 important content areas, spanning future uses of AV, games, Web, metadata and user created content, demonstrating usage beyond current state of the art, we have assembled a consortium incl ...
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Multilingual Ontologies for Networked Knowledge (MONNET)

Start date: 01 Mar 2010, End date: 28 Feb 2013,

The Monnet project will provide a semantics-based solution for integrated information access across language barriers, which is of growing importance to industry as exemplified by the Monnet use cases. A key solution to this problem is to deal with information at the semantic level, i.e. by abstracting away over language and form, allowing for more advanced and uniform: i) integration, ii) aggrega ...
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Applied Technology for Language-Aided CMS (ATLAS)

Start date: 01 Mar 2010, End date: 28 Feb 2013,

The advent of the Web revolutionized the way in which content is manipulated and delivered. As a result, digital content in various languages has become widely available on the Internet and its sheer volume and language diversity have presented an opportunity for embracing new methods and tools for content creation and distribution. Although significant improvements have been made lately in the fi ...
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Smart robotics for high added value footwear industry (ROBOFOOT)

Start date: 01 Sep 2010, End date: 28 Feb 2013,

Description Robots improving the shoe production processes Footwear production is still mainly handcrafted. Currently, opposite to other manufacturing sectors like automotive, food or metal processing, robots are still uncommon in the footwear industry. The introduction of robotics will contribute ...
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Linguistic diversity is a corner stone of our multicultural European society. To preserve this essential asset in the age of the emerging information and knowledge society, Europe needs ICT technologies and applications at affordable costs that• enable communication, collaboration and participation across language boundaries• secure their language users equal access to the information and knowledg ...
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Description System design to assist and interact with individual human activity, particularly that concerns with task solving and hand manipulation of objects and tools The automatic capture, recognition and rendering of human sensory-motor activities represent essential technologies in many diver ...
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Description A Semantic-based Open Source Platform for Small to Medium CMS ProvidersIKS will raise the semantic capability of European software houses to develop intelligent content management solutions for their customers. What is IKS? IKS is an integrating project targeted at the hundreds of SMEs in Europe, which are providing technology ...
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