Dr. Tomás Horváth, head of the department, and Balázs Horváth, our new PhD-student, had a presentation in the conference ITAT 2017. Titel of their publication: Evaluating Data Sources for Crawling Events from the Web. The paper can be downloaded from here.
Dr. Imre Lendák has joined our department. He starts at 1st of September.
Dr. Tomas Horváth, the head of the department, was participating in a PhD thesis defense committee at the Slovak Technical University in Bratislava, Slovakia. He was also a reviewer of the thesis entitled “Navigation Leads for Exploratory Search and Navigation in Digital Libraries” by Róbert Móro.
Dr. Tomas Horvath, the head of the department, was invited to give a talk on “Rating Prediction and Item Recommendation” at the Eastcode Sessions meetup in Košice, Slovakia. The talk was about basic matrix factorization approaches for rating prediction and item recommendation. Furher information: https://www.meetup.com/eastcode-sessions/
Dr. Tomas Horvath, the head of the department, had an invited talk on “First Steps Towards Big Data” at the Eastcode Sessions meetup in Košice, Slovakia. The presentation was about basic machine learning algorithm and their possible use in recommendation scenarios. Further informations about the meetups: https://www.meetup.com/eastcode-sessions/
The project “Telekom Open City Services” financed by Magyar Telekom has been launched on 1st March, 2017. More information you can find here.
Two our PhD-Students, Péter Kiss and Dávid Fonyó took part on the 3rd International Winter School on Big Data (Bari/Italy, February 13-17, 2017).
The EIT Digital project “Business Information Zone (eBIZ)” was launched by the kick-off meeting of the participants. More information you can find here.
On 14th-16th December, 2016 the head of our department presented his paper on the 16th Conference on Intelligent Systems, Design and Application. The title of his presentation was Effects of Random Sampling on SVM Hyper-parameter Tuning, and the abstract of the paper is the follows: