Past Events



Secular vs. Islamist Polarization in Egypt on Twitter

Download ICS File 19/06/2013  - 21/06/2013 , Bloomington, IN, USA

QCRI's Ingmar Weber speaks at a political science conference (PolNet).

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International Conference of Computational Sciences

Download ICS File 05/06/2013  - 07/06/2013 , Barcelona, Spain

Dr. Halima Bensmail will present a talk about Metflex; a new software developed by QCRI for simulating artificial H1NMR metabolites quantification

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Big Graph Data: Advanced Searching and Processing

Download ICS File 03/06/2013 , Al-Nasser TowerA-21st floor-conference Room 2111

Dr. Yinghui Wu is a research scientist in the Department of Computer Science,University of California,santa Barbara(UCSB). He is currently working in big graph data management and mining. He received his ph.D. degree from the University of Edinburgh,UK in 2010.Inthis talk he will introduce my research for big graph data processing, addressing the following aspects.

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When a Marathon is Not Enough

Download ICS File 26/05/2013 , Al Nasser Tower, Mezzanine Floor

Ingmar Weber is a hobby athlete who’s finished about a dozen of ultra-marathons and a handful of ultra-triathlons, including two world championships. He'll introduce you to some of his personal heroes whose stories are a true source of inspiration. He’ll also talk a bit about the science and philosophy behind this sport and will throw in some personal anecdotes.

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Going Big on Big Data

Download ICS File 21/05/2013 , Tornado Tower-10th Floor-Conference Room 1015

Samuel Madden is a professor of Electrical Engineering and computer Science in MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. In this talk he will give a bit of background about what big data is, why industry is soexcited about it. and his own perspective on thechallenging researchproblems is bring up he also describe a couple of "big data" research projects they have been doing

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Exploring Challenges in Semantic Role Labeling

Download ICS File 19/05/2013 , Tornado Tower-10th Floor-Conference Room 1015

Associate Professor at the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC)sine2000. PhD in computer Science (UPC1999 awarded the UPC prize for doctoral dissertations in computer Science. In this talk he will overview the research he conducted in the last fourteen years in the field of natural language Processing (NLP).

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Score Distributions in Information Retrieval

Download ICS File 08/05/2013 , Tornado Tower, 10th Floor, Conference Room 1015

Dr. Avi Arampatzis, graduate from the Computer Engineering and Informations Department of the University of Patras, Greece. He will review the history of modeling score distribution and experimental evidence, and discuss conditions which valid binary mixture models should satisfy.

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Energy and Bandwidth Optimization in Mobile Multimedia Systems

Download ICS File 01/05/2013 , Qatar University, room E113

Dr. Mohamed Hefeeda, Principal Scientist, QCRI Distributed Systems, delivers a talk at the Computer Science and Engineering college at Qatar University.

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Meeting of the Minds

Download ICS File 30/04/2013 , Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar, Doha

QCRI's Principal Scientist, Stephan Vogel, is a judge at Carnegie Mellon's annual Meeting of the Minds research competition.

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MIT NeuroImage and System Biology workshop

Download ICS File 29/04/2013  - 02/05/2013 , Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Dr. Halima Bensmail is an invited speaker at this workshop.

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QCRI-MIT CSAIL Annual Research Project Review 2017

Download ICS File 27/03/2017 ,

The QCRI – MIT CSAIL Annual Research Project Review is open to the public on Monday, March 27, 2017, at the HBKU Research Complex Multipurpose Room. The annual meeting is a highlight of a ...

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MLDAS 2017

(MLDAS 2017) Machine Learning and Data Analytics Symposium

Download ICS File 13/03/2017  - 14/03/2017 , Qatar National Convention Centre

Machine Learning and Data Analytics Symposium - MLDAS 2017 Building on the success of the three previous events , Boeing and QCRI will hold the Fourth Machine Learning and Data Analytics Symposium (...

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Women in Data Science

Download ICS File 03/02/2017 ,

Here's a great chance to learn about the latest data science-related research in multiple domains, as part of a global project. Qatar's WiDS event will be held here at the HBKU Research Complex on ...

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QCRI summer 2017 internship applications open


The Qatar Computing Research Institute, part of Hamad bin Khalifa University, has announced that applications for its summer internship program have opened. The internships are being offered to ...

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Leading AI expert Patrick Winston to visit Qatar


Patrick Winston, a Professor of Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science at Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, is to visit Qatar to ...

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Boeing Partners with QCRI for fourth annual Machine Learning and Data Analytics Symposium (MLDAS)


The Boeing Company has announced that it will once again partner with the Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), part of Hamad bin Khalifa University, to host the fourth annual Machine Learning ...

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