Master Students

Grazia Barchi (2010-2011) - Green Lamp, A lamp showing electricity consumption
This project is a collaboration between the EIA-FR (University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland) and the University of Perugia, Italy. Within the framework of Christophe Gisler Ph.D. thesis on green signal processing, the objective of this Master project is to develop a novel wireless green-IT lamp whose light color will vary depending on the total electricity consumption measured by a smart meter, e.g. for the equipment in a room or a building.
Antonio Ridi (2010-2011) - EMGINE, ElectroMyoGraphy INterface Environment
This project is a collaboration between the EIA-FR (University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland) and the University of Firenze, Italy. It focuses on the development of small gesture recognition system based on electromyography signals - EMG.
Joel Dumoulin (2010-2011) - GERBIL, Gesture Recognition using a Brain Lightweight Headset
The goal of this master thesis is to investigate the opportunity for a gesture recognition based on EEG signals gathered with the EPOC - Emotiv lightweight headset.
Raynald Seydoux (2010-2011) - Development and enhancement of the NSISka-based NetServ signaling daemon
This project is a collaboration between the EIA-FR (University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland) and the University of Perugia, Italy. NetServ is a node architecture for deploying in-network services in the next generation Internet. NetServ-enabled network nodes provide a common execution environment, where network services implemented as modules can be dynamically installed and removed. This thesis focuses on the signaling part of NetServ architecture.
Mirco Gonnelli (2009-2010) - Obstacle detection system for smart wheelchair
This project is a collaboration between the EIA-FR (University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland) and the University of Firenze, Italy. It focuses on the development of an obstacle detection system for a smart wheelchair.
Maurizio Caon (2009-2010) - Smart services for next generation network
This project is a collaboration between the EIA-FR (University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland) and the University of Perugia, Italy. It focuses on the development of a set of smart services for IMS network.
Lenoardo Angelini (2009-2010) - Gesture interaction for a telepresence application
This project is a collaboration between the EIA-FR (University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland) and the University of Perugia, Italy. It focuses on the development of a telepresence collaborative application based on gesture interaction.
Matthias Schwaller (2009) - WGI: Wearable Gestural Interface
This project is a collaboration between the EIA-FR (University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland) and the University of Fribourg. The aim of the project was to develop a Wearable Gestural Interface. It is a wearable tool on which the user navigates with hand gestures. The Wearable Gestural Interface uses color segmentation and Morphology operators for the preprocessing. For the tracking the Condensation algorithm was used. The recognition step was done with the Gesture and Activity Recognition Toolkit (GART) based on the Hidden Markov Model Toolkit (HTK) (pdf).
Charles Keat (2009) - AMI: Basic hand gesture recognition
This project is a collaboration between the EIA-FR (University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland) and the Polytech Nantes. It focuses on the development of a gesture recognizer for hand 3D mouvements (pdf).
Flavie Lancereau (2009) - Widge: Cross-protocol wireless controller
This project is a collaboration between the EIA-FR (University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland) and the Polytech Nantes. It focuses on the development of a smart controller allowing applications to exchange information over heterogeneous wireless networks (Bluetooth, Wi-fi and ZigBee).
Rajesh Gironelli (2009) - Smart services for IMS network
This project is a collaboration between the EIA-FR (University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland) and the University of Perugia. It focuses on the development of smart services for IMS-based applications (pdf).
David Godel (2008) - VirtuaMea - Semantic Web-based Annotation and Virtual Query System
This project is a collaboration between the EIA-FR (University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland) and the University of Fribourg. It focuses on semantic video fragmentation and annotation. Morevoer it investigates the design of a virtual query system (pdf).
Jean Revertera (2008) - Media Analysis for Synchronization of Multimedia Conferences
The project is a collaboration between the EIA-FR (University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland) and the University of Fribourg. The aim of the project is to study slide change detection in order to improve synchronization of different media in a conference (slides, video recording, etc.) (pdf).
Ivan Rossi (2007-2008) - Memodules Smart Home project
This project is a collaboration between the EIA-FR (University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland) and the University of Perugia. It aims at designing and developing a wireless sensors network based on BTnode (pdf).
Matthias Muller (2007) - Multimodal Dialog System
This project is a collaboration between the EIA-FR (University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland) and the University of Fribourg. The work aims at investigating the state-of-the-art of multimodal dialogue systems and at developing a demonstrator of a multimodal dialogue system based on EMMA specification implemented using .NET technology (pdf).
Oliver Tjulin (2007) - Generic API for Managing Database Queries
This project is a collaboration between the EIA-FR (University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland) and the University of Fribourg. The work aims at investigating different possible approaches and existing technologies which could help to develop a generic API to access different kind of databases. The aim is to decouple the user from a specific query language and to provide him with one language or intuitive user interface (pdf).
David Baechler (2006) - MemoML project
This project is a collaboration between the EIA-FR (University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland) and the University of Fribourg. The work is about designing and implementing a system for creating and managing tangible shortcuts to multimedia information. He has developed a formal language, called MemoML (Memodules Markup Language), supported by a dedicated engine (MemoEngine) for flexibly and easily describe Memodules objects and their usage scenarios.
Samuele Innocenti (2003) - D3IM
This project is a collaboration between the EIA-FR (University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland) and the University of Firenze. The work is about the design and implementation of the Distributed Delocalized Document Information Model (D3IM) for managing distributed documents and supporting inter-agency collaboration.

Bachelor Students

Fabrice Granzotto (2007) - Real Time Monitoring System Software Architecture
This project is a collaboration between the EIA-FR (University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland) and the MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). The goal of this thesis is to design a generic architecture for a near real time monitoring system. This thesis presents a software architecture that enables the system to be easily integrated with different types of sensors and give value-added information to the user about the state of its assets and facilities. This thesis surveys the actual state of the art about rule engines and other technologies required to build such a system.
Eric von Ballmoos (2007) - Tangipedia project
Eric is bachelor student at the University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland.
Jerome Gavillet & Patrick Retornaz (2007) - Hyperception project
Jerome and Patrick are bachelor students at the University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland.
Celia Ankar (2007) - Memoria-Mea architecture project
This project is a collaboration between the EIA-FR (University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland) and the ESIB (Ecole Superieure d'ingenieurs de Beyrouth).
Jessica Nassar (2007) - RFID Radar project
This project is a collaboration between the EIA-FR (University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland) and the ESIB (Ecole Superieure d'ingenieurs de Beyrouth).
Georges Chaikha Douaihy (2007) - Wiimote project
This project is a collaboration between the EIA-FR (University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland) and the ESIB (Ecole Superieure d'ingenieurs de Beyrouth).
Abhishek Dhall (2006) - Information Visualization
Abhishek worked on providing an innovative visualization technique for supporting cross-media information representation. Both desktop search and Web search requirements are taken into account during the design process.
Sylvain Barraud and Dominique Fracheboud (2006) - FindMe Project
Sylvain and Dominique work on a project called FindMe concerning object localization via RFID technology. More in details, their work is about using RFID technology for small-object localization (glasses, wallet, etc.) in closed environment as well as integrating RFID technology with others telecommunication technologies (e.g. wireless).
Aurelie Pittet and Vito Grisanti (2005) - BookMe Project
Aurelie and Vito worked on BookMe project that was about tangible interfaces for a library. They developed a concept for querying a library database using (physical) books instead of keywords.
Yann Meuwly, Emmanuel Kung and Micheal Loeffel (2005)- DDSD Project
Yann, Emmanuel and Micheal developed a prototype for Dynamic and Distributed Service Discovery (DDSD) based on Grid service concept. The prototype was built upon WSRF.NET platform, i.e. the first implementation of WSRF (Web Service Resource Framework) specifications on .NET technology.
Nicolas Rouiller and Alain Grenier (2004) - eGovSM System
Nicola and Alian developed the eGovSM (eGovernment Service Marketplace) prototype for providing integrated public services to citizens. They developed a web-based platform which allowes citizens to register and apply for governmental services without taking care of public administration complexity and functional fragmentation.
Baptiste Berger and Guillame Lederrey (2004)
Baptiste and Guillame worked on distributed resource discovery using Web services. The main goal of their investigation was to evaluate the possibility of integrating Web service communication technology within the ParoC++ language(a parallel object-oriented programming language which extends C++).

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