MCAST IICT Research


On the 12th June 2019 a series of presentations were delivered by my 2nd year and 3rd year IICT students to share their research advancements with 1st Year BSC students and lecturer’s alike.

Damiano Nicastro – Brand Identity Tracking via Audio Streams

Damiano Nicastro, a 2nd Year B.Sc. Software Development student presented his research in Brand Identity Monitoring using Audio Streams.

Irisann Agius – Clustering Raspberry PI devices for advanced Processing Power needs

Irisann Agius, also a 2nd Year B.Sc. Software Development student presented her research in Clustering Raspberry PI Devices for Advanced Processing Power needs which is a growing need due to the growth in research being experienced at MCAST IICT.

Axel Curmi – Automated Academic Achievement Verification via Blockchain and Image Processing

Axel Curmi, a 3rd Year B.Sc. Software Development student, presented his research in Automated Academic Achievement Verification via Blockchain and Image Processing. The first part of this research was presented in a Springer conference last year and exhibited at the Delta Summit 2018.

Ricardo Sciberras – Automated Traffic Congestion Estimation via Public Video Feeds

Ricardo Sciberras, a 3rd Year B.Sc. Software Development student, presented his research in Automated Traffic Congestion Estimation via Public Video Feeds. The first part of this research was presented in the ICCE-Berlin IEEE Conference last year.

Eman Sammut, also a 3rd Year B.Sc. Software Development student presented his research in Blockchain Based Car Park management system for Automated Vehicles.

Vioside @ MCAST


It was a real pleasure and proud moment to see MCAST IICT alumnus, Chris Borg, Nicole Borg and Steve Scerri who have formed Vioside Ltd., deliver a talk to our B.Sc. 2nd year students. Their story and talk was very motivating and encouraging, inspiring our young talent to work on what they really love.

Luke Benjamin Cassar, delivered a presentation about his research project on Augmented Reality in Catering, which he had the opportunity to presented in Germany, earlier this year, at an IEEE conference.

A heartfelt thanks on behalf of MCAST IICT for accepting this invitation, taking time from your work, to motivate our students.

Presented 3 MCAST academic research at ICCE-Berlin, IEEE Conference


Really proud of my three students, Darren Cilia, Luke Benjamin Cassar and Ricardo Sciberras for presenting their work at the ICCE-Berlin IEEE conference. It was a great academic networking experience, with leading researchers in various fields such as deep learning, IoT and gaming.

 

Darren Cilia presented his second paper this year on Typing Biometrics, sharing our results in Passive User Authentication using Support Vector Machines with an error rate lower than 1%. Our first paper was presented at ISMS 2018 in which we published the data gathering application and dataset.

 

Luke Benjamin Cassar, the first MCAST Multi-Media Software Development student to have his research published, presented our work on the use of augmented reality within the catering business.

 

Ricardo Sciberras, most probably the youngest author being still a second year BSc student progressing to his third year, presented his research project on traffic flow estimation via public IP camera feeds.

 

It was a real honor and pleasure mentoring you all and seeing you present our work at a prestigious conference. Also, very proud for being the first students, together with Axel Curmi and Jerome Mizzi to give MCAST IICT the academic recognition at an international level.

 

MCAST IICT Presents & Publishes Research


During the international conference ISMS 2018, hosted at the University of Malta, Darren Cilia has presented our research work in typing biometrics on behalf of MCAST IICT. As part of our research, the smartphone application used to gather the data and the dataset itself is being made public on GitHub and Kaggle respectively.

We hope that other researchers will find these contributions useful and look forward to hearing of other new research.

MCAST IICT to present research @ ISMS 2018

MCAST IICT to have research published at a conference for first time. This will be done on the 22nd-23rd February at ISMS 2018


I am glad and proud to announce that for the first time MCAST IICT will be presenting their research at a conference, specifically the International Conference on Information Systems and Management Science (ISMS 2018), an IAASSE event. This research was undertaken by Darren Cilia and myself, focusing on continuous passive user authentication via keystroke dynamics whilst performing different activities and modes of handling. A dedicated page with information about the research will be created after the conference, which will be held on the 22nd and 23rd February 2018.