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Research activities of our Action members
The highlight of the fortnight
Dr. Francisco (Paco) Florez-Revuelta, Chair
Who: Dr. Florez is an Associate Professor at the Department of Computing Technology, University of Alicante, Spain. He is currently the coordinator of PAAL – Privacy-Aware and Acceptable Lifelogging services for older and frail people, funded under the framework of the transnational Joint Programming Initiative “More Years, Better Lives”, and visuAAL – Privacy-Aware and Acceptable Video-Based Technologies and Services for Active and Assisted Living, a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network. He is also the Chair of the GoodBrother COST Action – International Network on Privacy-Aware Audio- and Video-Based Applications for Active and Assisted Living.
What: His main research interest is in technologies for active and assisted living: computer vision, recognition of activities of daily living, visual privacy preservation, person-environment interaction, home automation. He is also interested in the application of computational intelligence (neural networks, evolutionary computation) to different problems.