Datathon in the mountains

The ENGINE Centre organized a datathon for their data science master students in Szklarska Poreba (Karkonosze mountains) on May 11-13, 2018. Almost 40 students analysed real datasets about smog measurements in Europe as well as about NSF and ERC scientific grants. Over 10 ENGINE staff members (including Halina Kwasnicka, Przemyslaw

Datathon at Wroclaw University of Economics

The ENGINE Centre and the Rebel Campus organized a datathon for master students from Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Wroclaw University of Economics and University of Wroclaw on April 21, 2018. Over 40 students in mixed groups analysed datasets provided by three local companies related to car fleet management,

Data science students are winning

On April 14-15, BZ WBK / Santander bank organized an open nationwide 26-hour hackaton bankITup at Wroclaw University of Science and Technology gathering 60 participants. Our ENGINE data science master students formed two out of all 18 teams that attended this event. Finally, our teams won the first and third place. The first

Presentations at University of California, Davis

Two ENGINE Centre staff members: Przemysław Kazienko and Marcin Kulisiewicz, during their research stay at University of California, Davis supported by the RENOIR project presented their recent research results to the international research group led by Prof. Raissa D’Souza. Prof. Przemysław Kazienko gave a talk on “CogSNet: a cognition-driven temporal

Invited talk at University of Notre Dame, USA

Przemysław Kazienko, the ENGINE leader gave an invited talk on “Perception-based temporal social networks” in the Interdisciplinary Center for Network Science and Applications (iCeSNA, http://icensa.com/) established by Laszlo Barabasi at the University of Notre Dame (UND), South Bend, IN, USA. The event was organized by professor Nitesh Chawla – the recent

Data Science Day at the ENGINE Centre

The ENGINE Centre together with Department of Computational Intelligence organized a Data Science Day. Prof. Nitesh Chawla from the University of Notre Dame, USA gave a great talk on “The Interdisciplinarity of Data Science: Advancing the Common Good” and other ENGINE staff members shared their ideas and experiences related to

New publication in Neurocomputing related to Word Vectorization

Scientists from the ENGINE Centre project: Roman Bartusiak, Łukasz Augustyniak, Tomasz Kajdanowicz, Przemysław Kazienko, Maciej Piasecki have published a paper “WordNet2Vec: Corpora Agnostic Word Vectorization Method” in Neurocomputing (IF=3.317). A complex nature of big data resources demands new methods for structuring especially for textual content. WordNet is a good knowledge source for comprehensive abstraction

Visit of RENOIR staff members at RPI, USA

Two RENOIR staff members and Ph.D. students from the ENGINE Centre: Marcin Kulisiewicz and Rajmund Klemiński, during their secondments at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) presented their recent research results to the international community from Social Cognitive Networks Academic Research Center (SCNARC). Marcin Kulisiewicz clarified two new concepts: new temporal, social

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