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2016

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Self-Driving Cars Are Coming - Public Talk by Daniela Rus

Download ICS File 20/03/2016 , QNCC Room 215-217

Abstract: We spend a lot of time in out cars, yet this is a part of our lives where we have been vulnerable to the world's leading cause of bodily harm. Now, the digitization of practically ...

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QCRI-MIT CSAIL Annual Meeting 2016

Download ICS File 20/03/2016 , QNCC Room 215-217

Open invitation to attend the annual research project review meeting by QCRI and MIT- CSAIL. Executive overview sessions will highlight our eight main collaborative projects: Understanding Health ...

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Machine Learning and Data Analytics Symposium - MLDAS 2016

Download ICS File 14/03/2016  - 15/03/2016 , QNCC Auditorium 2

Machine Learning and Data Analytics Symposium - MLDAS 2016 Building on the success of MLDAS 2015 and MLDAS 2014 , The Third Machine Learning and Data Analytics (MLDAS) Symposium , will be held on ...

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Data Driven Innovation for Qatar Startups

Download ICS File 09/03/2016 , Digital Incubation Center, ictQatar Building (5th Floor)

Data Driven Innovation for Qatar Startups Speaker: QCRI's Heather Leson, Program Manager, Social Innovation Date and time: Wednesday, March 9, 2016 (4:30 pm) Venue: Digital Incubation Center, ...

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QCRI 2016 Summer Internship Program Info Session

Download ICS File 09/03/2016 , Carnegie Mellon University Qatar Room 1213

QCRI 2016 Summer Internship Program

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Hour of Code

Download ICS File 08/03/2016  - 09/03/2016 ,

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2015

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Using Maps to Change the World

Download ICS File 29/11/2015 , Qatar Red Crescent Headquarters, 1st floor, Al Salata (Doha) (Parking is near the old Movenpick Hotel)

Maps connect us, help us navigate and tell stories about our communities, our world. CrisisMapping is a growing global space with humanitarians and technical communities joining to use maps for ...

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Django Girls Workshop for Women

Download ICS File 21/11/2015 , Tornado Tower, 5th Floor - Events Hall

If you are a female and you want to learn how to make websites, we have good news for you! We are holding a one-day workshop for beginners! It will take place on 21st of November in Doha . We believe...

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FC Barcelona Sports Technology Symposium

Download ICS File 19/11/2015 , Barcelona, Spain

QCRI's Dr. László Gyarmati selected as featured speaker at FC Barcelona’s Sports Technology Symposium To view more about the sysmposium, please visit the website .

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Introduction to Machine Learning - QSTP and QCRI Joint Workshop

Download ICS File 17/11/2015 , QSTP Innovation Center, Level 1, North Podium, Accelerator Room

As we are entering the era of big data , the need for automated methods for data analysis continues to grow. The goal of machine learning is to develop methods that can automatically detect patterns ...

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Improving disaster response efforts through data

08/02/2018

Extreme weather events put the most vulnerable communities at high risk. How can data analytics strengthen early warning systems and and support relief efforts for communities in need? The size and ...

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Your sloppy bitcoin drug deals will haunt you for years

28/01/2018

Perhaps you bought some illegal narcotics on the Silk Road half a decade ago, back when that digital black market for every contraband imaginable was still online and bustling. You might already ...

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Entrevista con Luis Fernández Luque, cofundador de Salumedia e investigador del Qatar Computing Research Institute

08/01/2018

Si quiere buscar un ejemplo de ciudadano del mundo, de los que al cabo del año vive y trabaja desde numerosos países, y a través de internet, esté donde esté, desarrolla en remoto actividades para ...

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Events

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2018

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QCRI's Creative Space to hold free app inventor workshop

Download ICS File 01/02/2018 ,

QCRI is to offer an introduction to mobile app development workshop for boys and girls aged 13-16. Students will learn the basics of mobile app development using the App Inventor platform. The ...

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2017

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QCRI's Creative Space launches free after-school computing courses for teenagers

Download ICS File 01/11/2017  - 20/12/2017 ,

We offer an App Inventor Course in Arabic for students aged 13-15 and an Arduino Programming Course in English for students aged 14-18. Courses are free. Please register quickly as places are limited.

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QCRI conducts first summer computing camps for kids

Download ICS File 16/07/2017  - 27/07/2017 ,

Children and teenagers have been given a rare chance to develop their computing skills with world-class computing scientists at the first summer computing camp conducted by the Qatar Computing ...

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News

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QCRI scientists develop algorithm to detect brain cancer markers

30/01/2018

Scientists from the Qatar Computing Research Institute have developed a new algorithm that can identify driver genes of several types of gliomas, the most common and aggressive forms of primary brain...

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Research by QCRI's Jim Jansen among most influential of decade: top journals

13/12/2017

QCRI Social Computing group's principal scientist achieves rare honor.

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#Halal now a lifestyle definition on Instagram

29/11/2017

The word “halal” is no longer being defined only in a religious context but is becoming a lifestyle term associated with health and fashion around the globe, a new study of Instagram posts led by ...

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