Dr. László Gyarmati

Senior Software Engineer
Distributed Systems
+974 445 47364

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It is a unique opportunity to build a world-class sport analytics group in a county that has a huge commitment to sports.

Research Focus at QCRI

Laszlo is focusing on sport analytics, i.e., quantitative analysis of sports. In particular, he is interested in designing novel methods to analyze football players, teams, and clubs.

Previous Experience

Prior to QCRI, Laszlo was an Associate Researcher at Telefonica Research in Barcelona, Spain where he was leading a joint research project with F.C. Barcelona on football analytics. Before that, he carried out research in areas such as network economics, game theoretic analysis of communication networks, online price discrimination, and online social networks.

Professional Experience

  • Associate Researcher at Telefonica Research, Barcelona, Spain 2011 – 2014

Professional Associations and Awards


  • PhD in Computer Science, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, 2011
  • MSc in Biomedical Engineering, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, 2010
  • MSc in Computer Science, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, 2008

Selected Research

  • L. Gyarmati, H. Kwak, P. Rodriguez: Searching for a Unique Style in Soccer, in Proc. 2014 KDD Workshop on Large-Scale Sports Analytics, 2014, http://www.large-scale-sports-analytics.org/Large-Scale-Sports-Analytics/Submissions_files/paperID5.pdf
  • L. Gyarmati, N. Laoutaris, K. Sdrolias, P. Rodriguez, C. Courcoubetis: From advertising profits to bandwidth prices-A quantitative methodology for negotiating premium peering, arXiv preprint:1404.4208, 2014, http://arxiv.org/pdf/1404.4208.pdf
  • J. Mikians, L. Gyarmati, V. Erramilli, N. Laoutaris: Detecting price and search discrimination on the Internet, in Proc. of ACM HotNets’12, Redmond, USA, 2012, http://conferences.sigcomm.org/hotnets/2012/papers/hotnets12-final94.pdf
  • L. Gyarmati, R. Stanojevic, M. Sirivianos, N. Laoutaris, Sharing the Cost of Backbone Networks: Cui Bono?, in Proc. of ACM IMC’12, Boston, USA, 2012, http://www-net.cs.umass.edu/imc2012/papers/p509.pdf
  • L. Gyarmati, T.A. Trinh: Scafida: A Scale-Free Network Inspired Data Center Architecture, ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review, vol. 40, num. 5, pp. 5–12, 2010, http://ccr.sigcomm.org/online/files/p5-2v40n5b2-gyarmatiPS.pdf
  • L. Gyarmati, T.A. Trinh: Measuring User Behavior in Online Social Networks, IEEE Network, Special Issue on Online Social Networks, vol. 24, num. 5, pp. 26–31, 2010, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MNET.2010.5578915

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