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Read more at: Vladimir Vilde

Vladimir Vilde

Research background

Prior to Cambridge, Vladimir did a Msc in physics at the University of Namur (Belgium) where he started to work on low-cost optical system for the monitoring of precious manuscripts. He then pursues a doctoral degree at University College London in material science for art conservation. During this time, he developed more accessible imaging methodologies for the monitoring of painting collection managed by English Heritage as well as working on more comprehensive monitoring and data analysis of environmental condition in historical houses.


Read more at: Paul Fidler

Paul Fidler

Research background

Paul joined the Department of Engineering in 1995, initially to work on the development of a yield-line analysis program for concrete bridges. In recent years, Paul's research has been on using new sensing technologies such as wireless sensors or fibre-optic strain measurements for civil infrastucture assets.


Read more at: Dr Didem Gurdur Broo

Dr Didem Gurdur Broo

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Read more at: Publication: Final Report - Network for Ontologies (FOuNTAIN)

Publication: Final Report - Network for Ontologies (FOuNTAIN)

30 January 2019

screenshot_2020-07-01_at_12.06.22.png Project background This research network aims to take a user-centric approach to interacting with information, from search and retrieval to browsing and exploration, and to consider the following three dimensions: (1) the lifecycle of information, from its creation, delivery, capture...


Read more at: Publication: Final Report - Visualising the Future: Big Data and the Built Environment

Publication: Final Report - Visualising the Future: Big Data and the Built Environment

20 July 2018

visualising.png Project background Building on four years of material generated by the Cambridge Forum for Sustainability and Environment, this report examines the future use of big data in the built environment. Experts from academia, government and private companies were invited to join monthly discussions in the Forum...


Read more at: Publication: Final Report - Crowdsourcing Data in Mining Spatial Urban Activities

Publication: Final Report - Crowdsourcing Data in Mining Spatial Urban Activities

4 June 2018

crowdsourcing.png Project background This project aims to understand how check-in data from social media is distributed around Cambridge and what kinds of spatial segmentation can be identified. It validated the social media data on urban segregation using observation and questionnaires. We conducted pilots at Cambridge in...