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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Interpretation of maps of the territory with deep learning


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)


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.

Predictive model of biomechanical pathologies diagnosis

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Invalcor is a center specialized in the functional assessment of the locomotor system that by means of advanced technology objective aspects such as the measure of the mobility, strength, power, resistance, or fatigue of a damaged body region. The company is interested in designing a prediction system that, based on the historical data of its activity, attends the diagnosis work to doctors.

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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)

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Big Data Bootcamp

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DataScience@UB, together with the 8Wires consultancy, organized the first Data Breakfast with Data Scientists experts, to explore working methodologies in projects created from the data.

Jordi Vitrià, Director of DataScience@UB, speaker at the Big Data Congress, on October 25.

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Jordi Vitrià, Director of the DataScience@UB group, has been invited as speaker at the 3rd edition of the Big Data Congress, organized by the Big Data CoE Barcelona on October 25-26.