Barcelona Supercomputing Center starts to work on Deep Learning

June 26th, 2014|

What is Deep Learning? We can consider Deep Learning as a new area of Machine Learning research with the objective of moving Machine Learning closer to Artificial Intelligence (one of its original goals).  Our research group has been working in Machine Learning for a long time thanks to Ricard Gavaldà who introduced us in this wonderful world. It was during the summer of 2006, also with Toni Moreno, Josep Ll. Berral, Nico Poggi. Unforgettable moments! However, after 8 years we will make a step forward and start to work with Deep Learning. It was during a group retreat held last September when I realise that "Deep Learning"  was an interesting topic thank you to  Jordi Nin. Deep Learning comes from Neural nets conceived in the 1940s, inspired by the [...]

Google Doctoral Fellowship in Barcelona

December 14th, 2013|

Google Doctoral Fellowship in Barcelona (ref. BSC-Autonomic 02/2014) The Research Group Autonomic Systems and eBusiness Platforms  at Barcelona Supercomputing Center, invites outstanding PhD candidates to apply for one full-time PhD at UPC Barcelona Tech under the Google European Doctoral Fellowship Programme. Only high quality European PhD programs of a few European technical universities have been invited to participate in the Google Fellowships programme. Concretely UPC can only  propose two candidates for this program, so I'd invite you all to look for main program requirements and characteristics at the following link. Our research group will propose 1 PhD students to the UPC. Those of you interested to be selected by our group within this program please send to and  (with "position autonomic 02/2014") the following information (all in English) [...]