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Qatar forum to debate importance of Arabic in digital age

19/01/2011

Manama: The growing importance to the Arabic language in the digital age will figure high on the agenda of a forum in Qatar on enhancing Arabic natural-language processing technologies.

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Experts meet to enhance Arabic language for IT

17/01/2011

DOHA: Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development is presently hosting 20 renowned scientists to discuss how its recently formed Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) can take a proactive role in enhancing Arabic natural language processing technologies.

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QCRI aims to boost Qatar’s knowledge economy

14/12/2010

The new Qatar Computing Research Institute, which opened its doors in October, took part in the Qatar Foundation’s first annual Research Forum in Doha this week, to discuss research programs and initiatives undertaken by national stakeholders, universities, international partners and multinational companies.

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Qatar Computing Research Institute now operational

19/08/2010

The Qatar Foundation (QF) has announced that the Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) is now up and running and is recruiting researchers.

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Qatar Computing Research Institute starts operations

18/08/2010

The institute, an initiative by QF’s Research Division and one of three research hubs that will form the Qatar Research Institute (QRI), will be looking to “shake computer science” using Arab scientists from labs around the world, said Dr Ahmed Elmagarmid, QCRI director.

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Qatar Computing Research Institute looks to ‘shake computer science’

18/08/2010

The Qatar Computing Research Institute is up, running, and recruiting researchers, an official from Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development announced today.

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The Benefits of Cloud Computing–The Foundation

16/08/0201

Qatar Computing Research Institute sheds light on how cloud computing can reduce the impact of data on the environment.

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Can AI Put An End To Fake News? Don't Be So Sure

07/10/2018

Fake news was the Collin’s word of the year for 2017 with good reason. In a year where politics-as-usual was torn apart at the seams, high-profile scandals rocked our faith in humanity and the ...

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MIT/QCRI system uses machine learning to build road maps

22/04/2018

Map apps may have changed our world, but they still haven’t mapped all of it yet. Specifically, mapping roads can be difficult and tedious: even after taking aerial images, companies still have to ...

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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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Events

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“The Future of Higher Education in the Age of Technological Disruption” by CMU President Dr. Farnam Jahanian

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Dr. Farnam Jahanian, the President of Carnegie Mellon University, will deliver a public lecture, “The Future of Higher Education in the Age of Technological Disruption” at CMU’s Qatar campus on Sunday, March 24.

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QCRI - MIT CSAIL 2019 Annual Project Review

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Executive Overview Sessions Open to publi Date: March 25, 2019 Time: 10:15AM - 5:15PM Venue: Hamad Bin Khalia Reseach Complex Multipurpose Room To view agenda, please click here . To RSVP to this ...

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"Learning to See" Public talk by Professor Antonio Torralba (MIT-CSAIL)

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Visit by Antonio Torralba, who teaches machines to automate tasks that a human visual system can accomplish, is part of annual spring research update between QCRI and MIT-CSAIL.

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QCRI and iMMAP announce Memorandum of Understanding

03/03/2019

Pact aims to apply data analysis and artificial intelligence techniques to solve humanitarian problems.

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UNDP partners with QCRI to use AI for social good

11/02/2019

Qatar forum on leveraging AI to solve humanitarian problems fills to capacity.

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Renowned computing expert C. Mohan to bust blockchain myths in Qatar talk

22/01/2019

Well-known inventor of database recovery algorithms to deliver keynote at QCRI's first blockchain workshop.

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