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2013 International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing

In September, Alberto Ferrari and Filippo Casamassima from University of Bologna attended the 2013 International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp 2013). They were presenting a poster and a giving a demonstration on Wearable audio-feedback system for gait rehabilitation in subjects with Parkinson’s disease.

Cupid Poster

Oxford Brookes Demonstration Day

On Monday 16th The Oxford Brookes University Movement Science Group visited OCC for a demonstration of the Cupid telemedicine system and exergaming.

Oxford Parkinsons Disease Centre Research Day

Andy Muddiman from Oxford Computer Consultants attended an insightful Research Day at the Oxford Parkinson’s Disease Centre, on Tuesday 10th September. The day was made up of a series of talks looking at various aspects of Parkinson’s disease and a poster abstract display.

CuPiD Video

CuPiD lead consortium member, University of Bologna has produced a video which shows how the system that CuPiD has created works.

 

Upcoming Events

The University of Bologna will be presenting and represnting CuPiD at the following upcoming events:

European Parkinson's Disease Association articles

The European Parinkson's Disease Association (EPDA) have published two really interesting articles: How might Parkinson's affect gait? and How can I help myself?

Artificial Intelligence in Medicine Conference 2013

Luca Palmerini and Lorenzo Chiari from lead consortium member attended the Artificial Intelligence in Medicine Conference 2013 in Spain to present Classification of early-mild subjects with Parkinson’s disease by using sensor-based measures of posture, gait, and transitions.

Quantification of Motor Impairment in Parkinson's Disease

Lead consortium member, University of Bologna have published an article in Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:21 ,  Issue: 4 ) on the Quantification of Motor Impairment in Parkinson's Disease Using an Instrumented Timed Up and Go Test.

King's Fund Annual International Congress on Telehealth and Telecare

OCC represented Cupid for the Third International Congress on Telehealth and Telecare at the King’s Fund, London on 1-3 July 2013.

Andrew Muddiman presented the Cupid project at the day 2 Rapid fire poster session. Andrew was accompanied by Tim Palmer, who both spent the day answering questions and networking at the Cupid poster.

Wireless Body Area Networks

Casamassima Filippo from CuPiD lead member, University of Bologna attended the Body Sensor Networks Conference 2013 (BSN2013) in May in America.  At BSN2013 Casamassima presented a paper on Wireless Body Area Networks which demonstrates possible synchronization methods for CuPiD Sensor nodes.

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