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News and Updates
  • Phoenix: We released the next stable version of our distributed agent-based simulation platform- Phoenix. The current codebase can run multiple individual machines with their agents. More information on our BitBucket page:
  • Electricity Market Simulation Game: The latest version of the game is deployed at Faculty of Technology and Policy Management, TU Delft, Netherlands in the month of November 2013. It is currently being used to teach dynamics of electricity markets to graduate students.
  • Nextwave: We finished a prototype of the electronic panel to enable informal documentation of sexual harassment cases. We had a meeting with our partners, CISCO, and mediaLAB Amsterdam to discuss the prototype and next steps.
  • We had our annual board meeting on 19th December, 2013.
  • We had a review meeting with the IIIT-B Innovation Center on 13th December, 2013.
  • We submitted a paper and a poster on the first phase of the Geospatial Interoperability project to the NSDI 2013 conference held in IIT-Bombay.
  • Mosa al Husseini and Rufael Negash from Malmö University in Sweden successfully finished their internship in the month of December, 2013.
Conferences, Workshops and other Events
October Events/Meetings Attended by
Meeting with Haiyya on 10th October, 2013 to discuss apossible collaboration on developing games. Bharath
Meeting with Dr. Krithi Ramamritham on 10th October, 2013 regarding a potential Collaboration with C-USE. Bharath
Discussion with Aruna Rao and Joanne on 21st October, 2013 to discuss a possible collaboration in developing a visual series. Bharath, Eswaran Subrahmanian, Sruthi
Presentation/talk Presented by
Presentation to DST on project updates on 10th October, 2013. Bharath
November Events/Meetings Attended by
Meeting with delegates from Oman on 5th November, 2013. Bharath, Harsha
Meeting with Vimochana on 11th November, 2013 to discuss the Nextwave project. Bauke, Marissa, Daksh, Sruthi and Yashwanth
Meeting with Sandhya Rao, HHS on 12th November, 2013 to discuss about Nextwave project. Bauke, Marissa, Daksh, Sruthi and Yashwanth
Attended talk by Dreamworks Dedicated Unit on 14th November, 2013. Vardhan
Meeting with research partners from MediaLab Amsterdamat CISCO on 14th November, 2013 to discuss the progress in Nextwave project. Bauke, Marissa, Daksh, Sruthi and Yashwanth
Meeting with Anita Ratnam from Samvada on 15th November, 2013 to discuss the Nextwave project. Bauke, Marissa, Daksh, Sruthi and Yashwanth
Attended talk by Jnan R. Dash on 21st November, 2013. Harsha, Onkar
Meeting with Prof. Muralidhar on 27th November, 2013 to discuss the work done as part of internship. Bharath, Mosa, Rufael
Meeting with Dr. Surya Durbha from IIT-Bombay on 29th November to discuss possible collaborations. Onkar
Meeting with Indrani Medhi from Microsoft Research to discuss about Nextwave project on 29th November, 2013. Bauke, Marissa, Daksh, Sruthi and Yashwanth
Attended NSDI 2013 conference in IIT-Bombay on 29th and 30th November. Onkar
December Events/Meetings Attended by
Nagayanapaalya slum visit on 7th December, 2013. Murali
Review meeting by IIIT-Bangalore on 13th December, 2013. Bharath and Harsha
Annual Board meeting on 19th December, 2013. Members and Employees of FoV Society
Meeting with Prof. Narahari from IISc on 24th December, 2013 to discuss a possible collaboration. Bharath,Eswaran Subrahmanian, Harsha
Proposals and Projects

U- Urban Systems P- Public Safety and Security G- Games S- Simulations V- Visualisations

The Joint Road Forward - UGS
We are submitting a proposal titled “The Joint Road Forward”, on approaches to designing smarter mobility infrastructure, to the call for joint proposals in computer science by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO).

Gender at Work - PV
We will create interactive visualizations to illustrate a book explaining the Gender at Work methodology that addresses gender inequality at the workplace using different case studies.

Games for Awareness -UG
We are designing games for awareness with TARU in the context of localizing the global effects of climate change for the engineers in different city councils.

Institute for Plasma Research -GS
A new proposal has been submitted to Insititute for Plasma Research for extending our engagement with them.
We submitted a paper to NSDI, 2013
  • Onkar Hoysala, Harsha Krishna, Bharath Palavalli. (2013). A Multi Agent Approach to Assess Geospatial Interoperability for Disaster Management in India.

In the month of December
  • Thierry Pardessus, Werner de Rammelaere, Jan Reh, Peter Pirklbauer, Anmol Pandey from Airbus Innovation Cell, Bangalore.

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