What is Data Science Grup

GCD@UB is made up of several University of Barcelona research groups. It was created in order to combine synergies with a view to undertaking technology transfer projects in the field of data science. The following groups, which are part of the faculties of Mathematics and Physics

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E-Learning and the use of data

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Thanks to the emerging technologies of e-Learning, the analysis of data offers professionals in the education sector, advantages with the ability to impact and revolutionize in the future the way we analyze and evaluate the learning experience.

Interpretation of maps of the territory with deep learning

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Within the framework of the Cartographic Plan of Catalonia, the Cartographic and Geological Institute of Catalonia is working on the elaboration of the technical specifications of the land covers Map of Catalonia. The ICGC has commissioned us a study to explore the viability of the application of deep learning techniques in the generation of maps.

Analysis of customer behavior (Customer Journey Modelling)

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A company in the online sector has generated a large volume of data that provides a history to be able to extract information from clients and develop a predictive model based on the behavior of users. This behavior include the navigation through the platform, the interaction with others channels, messages to the community, etc. The ultimate goal is to provide a better customer service by recommending products based on the specific time of the customer journey.

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DataScience@UB founding member of the new initiative BCN.ai

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The DataScience@UB group, the founding member of the BCN.ai initiative, was born with the aim of turning Barcelona into a center for debate, discussion and reflection on Artificial Intelligence.


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DataScience@UB is part of the team led by the startup 8Wires, which has obtained a contract of 75,000 euros in the first phase of the call for the European Live Incite competition, which leads the Swedish Hospital Karolinska, along with other hospital centers like the Clinic of Barcelona.

Silver Prize Winner in the MWS Challenge 2018, with Network Efficency Based on Mobility

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Mobile World Scholar Congress 2018

Silver Prize winner in the Mobile World Scholar Challenge for submission entitled “Network Efficiency based on Mobility” (Authors Albert Díaz-Guilera and Josep Perelló, from DataScience@UB & UBICS (Institut of Complex Systems) Research groups from University of Barcelona)

Mobile World Scholar Challenge