In the context of a research project we are doing a survey on how and why people annotate paper maps. It is expected that you will need 5-10 minutes to complete the survey. Please feel free to forward the link to any of your colleagues.

The survey can be found at:

We would like to thank you in advance for your cooperation!

Sandra Trullemans wins the Master's Thesis Award from the Society of VUB Engineers (V.Ir.Br.) for her Master's thesis entitled 'Personal Cross-Media Information Management' (promoter: Prof. Dr. Beat Signer).

On Tuesday 28th of January, at 14h Ahmed Ewais, one of WISE's PhD students, will defend his PhD entitled "Authoring Adaptive 3D Virtual Learning Environments".  The defense takes place in building D (room D0.08), Vrije Universiteit Brussel, campus Etterbeek.

Promoter is Prof. dr Olga De Troyer

If you want to hand in your master thesis for the exam period of January, you have to apply for this by Dec 1. The form is available on the website of the faculty:

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On Friday 27th September, at 17h William Van Woensel will defend his PhD entitled "Mobile, client-side context-provisioning via the decentralized and integrated querying of online semantic web data".  The defense takes place in room E0.11 (building E), Vrije Universiteit Brussel, campus Etterbeek. 

Check out this video on our latest Kinect-based solution for expressive control of indirect augmented reality during live music performances. More details about the system can be found in the following research paper.

Lamia Abo Zaid, one of the PhD students of WISE, will publically defense her PhD work on June 24, 2013. The defense will take place in room D2.01 (Promotion room) of the university (Building D - Campus Etterbeek) and starts at 13:00. The title of her work is "The Feature Assembly Approach for Modelling and Knowledge Management of Software Variability". 

Promoter is Prof. dr. Olga De Troyer

In the context of our research project on Personal Information Management, we would like to kindly ask you to participate in a survey. It is expected that you will need 15-20 minutes to complete the survey.

Our new lab member Brecht De Rooms got the Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs Innovation Award 2012 for his Master's Thesis entitled VolTra: A Development Environment For Extracting and Defining 3D