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Microsoft Research Latin American Faculty Summit 2011
Cartagena, Colombia | May 18–20, 2011

View videos of the presentations from the summit.

The Role of Basic Research in Technology
The Role of Basic Research in Technology
00:58:31 · 18 May 2011

Rick Rashid, senior vice president, Microsoft Research, delivers this opening keynote presentation at the 2011 Microsoft Research Latin American Faculty Summit.

Open Science, Open Data, and Open Source
Open Science, Open Data, and Open Source
01:08:22 · 18 May 2011

Tony Hey, corporate vice president, Microsoft Research Connections, delivers this keynote presentation at the 2011 Microsoft Research Latin American Faculty Summit.

Science, Technology and Innovation Strategies for Promoting Competitiveness
Science, Technology and Innovation Strategies for Promoting Competitiveness
00:44:29 · 18 May 2011

Dr. Jaime Restrepo Cuartas, general director, Department of Science, Technology, and Innovation (COLCIENCIAS) in Colombia, delivers this keynote presentation at the 2011 Microsoft Research Latin American Faculty Summit.

Computing and the Future
Computing and the Future
00:52:59 · 18 May 2011

John Hopcroft, professor of Engineering and Applied Mathematics, Cornell University, and 1986 Turing Award Recipient, delivers this plenary session at the 2011 Microsoft Research Latin American Faculty Summit.

The Path to Open Science with Illustrations from Computational Biology
The Path to Open Science with Illustrations from Computational Biology
00:57:33 · 18 May 2011

Philip Bourne, professor at the University of California, San Diego, delivers this plenary session at the 2011 Microsoft Research Latin American Faculty Summit.

Scaling Science in the Cloud: From Satellite to Science Variables at Global Scale with MODISAzure
Scaling Science in the Cloud: From Satellite to Science Variables at Global Scale with MODISAzure
00:49:57 · 19 May 2011

This session of the 2011 Microsoft Research Latin American Faculty Summit was part of the Cloud Computing in eScience research track at the summit. Harold Javid, director, Microsoft Research Connections, delivers the presentation on behalf of Catharine van Ingen, partner architect, Microsoft Research.

Semantic Computing for eScience
Semantic Computing for eScience
00:44:44 · 19 May 2011

Evelyne Viegas, director of Semantic Computing at Microsoft Research Connections, delivers this presentation at the 2011 Microsoft Research Latin American Faculty Summit. This presentation was part of the Computing in eScience research track at the summit.

High-Fidelity Augmented Reality Interactions
High-Fidelity Augmented Reality Interactions
00:57:32 · 19 May 2011

Hrvoje Benko, researcher at Microsoft Research, delivers this presentation at the 2011 Microsoft Research Latin American Faculty Summit. This presentation was part of the Computer Science research track at the summit.

Scientific Computing using Windows Azure
Scientific Computing using Windows Azure
00:55:19 · 19 May 2011

Dr. Steven Johnston and Prof. Simon Cox, Microsoft Institute for HPC, Computational Engineering, and Design; Faculty of Engineering and the Environment; University of Southampton, deliver this presentation at the 2011 Microsoft Research Latin American Faculty Summit. This session was part of the Cloud Computing in eScience research track at the summit.

LACCIR and FAPESP Projects: Live Andes, ANURA, and SinBIOTA
LACCIR and FAPESP Projects: Live Andes, ANURA, and SinBIOTA
01:02:58 · 19 May 2011

This session of the 2011 Microsoft Research Latin American Faculty Summit includes the following presentations:

  • Live Andes (Advanced Network for the Distribution of Endangered Species): A New Tool for Wildlife Conservation: Cristian Bonacic, professor, Ecosystems and Environment Department, Catholic University of Chile (PUC-Chile)
  • ANURA: Sensor Networks for Classifying and Monitoring Frogs Based on Their Vocalizations as an Early Indicator for Ecological Stress in Rain Forests: Eduardo Freire Nakamura, assistant professor, Research and Technological Innovation Center (FUCAPI), Brazil
  • The Brazilian Biodiversity Database and Information System SinBIOTA: The 10 Years Integration with the BIOTA/FAPESP Program and the Re-development for the Next Decade: Tiago Duque Estrada, executive manager, BIOTA/FAPESP Program State University of Campinas (UNICAMP)

This session was part of the Computing in eScience research track at the summit.

Natural User Interface – A New Frontier for Heman Centric Computing
Natural User Interface – A New Frontier for Heman Centric Computing
00:23:23 · 19 May 2011

Kristin Tolle, director of Natural User Interface at Microsoft Research Connections, delivers this presentation at the 2011 Microsoft Research Latin American Faculty Summit. This presentation was part of the Computer Science research track at the summit.

Tools of the Trade: Cluster and Cloud Computing on the Operating System that is not Linux!
Tools of the Trade: Cluster and Cloud Computing on the Operating System that is not Linux!
00:52:12 · 19 May 2011

Sean Mortazavi, partner architect from the Microsoft Computing Group, and Felipe Ayora, program manager from the Microsoft High Performance Computing Group, deliver this presentation at the 2011 Microsoft Research Latin American Faculty Summit. This presentation was part of the Cloud Computing in eScience research track at the summit.

Transforming Scholarly Communication – Overview of Recent Projects from Microsoft Research
Transforming Scholarly Communication – Overview of Recent Projects from Microsoft Research
00:50:47 · 19 May 2011

This session of the Microsoft Research 2011 Latin American Faculty Summit is presented by Lee Dirks, director, Microsoft Research Connections, and Camilo Acosta, director Center for Robotics and Informatics (CERI), Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano, Colombia. This session was part of the Computer Science research track at the summit.

LACCIR Projects: Mobile Devices / Computer Vision and Machine Learning
LACCIR Projects: Mobile Devices / Computer Vision and Machine Learning
00:57:12 · 19 May 2011

This session of the 2011 Microsoft Research Latin American Faculty Summit includes the following presentations:

  • Bridging the Gap Between Formal and Informal Learning with Mobile Devices: Nelson Baloian, Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Chile
  • Counting People Waiting in Service Lines Using Computer Vision and Machine Learning Techniques: Alvaro Soto, Professor, Department of Computer Science, Catholic University of Chile

These presentations were part of the Computer Science research track at the summit.

Cloud Computing for Science in Europe and VENUS-C / Towards Exaflop Supercomputers
Cloud Computing for Science in Europe and VENUS-C / Towards Exaflop Supercomputers
01:12:06 · 19 May 2011

This session of the 2011 Microsoft Research Faculty Summit includes the following presentations:

  • Cloud Computing for Science in Europe and VENUS-C: Fabrizio Gagliardi, EMEA director, Microsoft Research Connections
  • Towards Exaflop Supercomputers: Prof. Mateo Valero, scientific director, Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Spain

These presentations were part of theCloud Computing in eScience research track at the summit.

The Microsoft Biology Foundation
The Microsoft Biology Foundation
01:04:50 · 19 May 2011

Simon Mercer, director, and Michael Zyskowski, senior research program manager, Microsoft Research Connections, present this session of the 2011 Microsoft Research Latin American Faculty Summit. This presentation was part of the Computing in eScience research track at the summit.

The .NET Gadgeteer Hardware Prototyping Platform / Sharing Research Worldwide: Advances in Automatic
The .NET Gadgeteer Hardware Prototyping Platform / Sharing Research Worldwide: Advances in Automatic
00:57:27 · 19 May 2011

This session of the 2011 Microsoft Research Latin American Faculty Summit includes the following presentations:

  • The Microsoft .NET Gadgeteer Hardware Prototyping Platform: Nicolas Villar, researcher Microsoft Research Cambridge
  • Sharing Research Worldwide: Advances in Automatic Translation: Chris Wendt, principal group program manager, Microsoft Research

These presentations were part of the Computer Science research track at the summit.

Future Trends in Software Engineering
Future Trends in Software Engineering
00:55:01 · 19 May 2011

Wolfram Schulte, research area manager, Microsoft Research, presents this research talk at the 2011 Microsoft Research Latin American Faculty Summit.

Audio and Video Research for Kinect
Audio and Video Research for Kinect
00:48:06 · 19 May 2011

Alex Acero, research area manager, Microsoft Research, presents this research talk at the 2011 Microsoft Research Latin American Faculty Summit.

Visualizing Scientific Data: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
Visualizing Scientific Data: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
00:43:22 · 19 May 2011

Derick Campbell, director of engineering, Microsoft Research Connections, delivers this plenary presentation at the 2011 Microsoft Research Latin American Faculty Summit.

Addressing Societal Challenges Through Innovation and Partnerships – Microsoft Research in India
Addressing Societal Challenges Through Innovation and Partnerships – Microsoft Research in India
00:55:30 · 19 May 2011

P. Anandan, distinguished scientist and managing director, Microsoft Research India, delivers this keynote presentation at the 2011 Microsoft Research Latin American Faculty Summit.

Water from the Mountains, the Fourth Paradigm, and the Color of Snow
Water from the Mountains, the Fourth Paradigm, and the Color of Snow
00:46:09 · 20 May 2011

Jeff Dozier, professor, Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, University of California, delivers this closing plenary session at the 2011 Microsoft Research Latin American Faculty Summit. The closing plenary was chaired by Tony Hey, corporate vice president, Microsoft Research Connections.