Jordi Vitrià, Director of the DataScience@UB reasearch group, presents the talk “Let’s open the black box of deep learning!” at the Business Intelligence & Bigdata Summer School in Brussels
The researchers Santí Seguí, Laura Igual, an others DataScience @ UB investigators, have published the textbook and reference “Introduction to Data Science: A Python approach to Concepts, Techniques and Applications.”
Students of the University of Barcelona Data Science Postgraduate have been awarded in Cajamar UniversityHack 2017. Cajamar UniversityHack 2017 is the largest competion of analytical data in Spain.
The DataScience@UB group has 2 openings for PhD positions. The available positions are fully funded by the Catalan government under the Industrial Doctorates Plan.
The spin-off PhysicalTech, created in 2014 by some researvhers from the group DataScience@UB, have developed ADiBAS Posture, a new 3D computer vision technology to improve posture.
Researchers Data Science Group @ University of Barcelona received the II prize of the company DKV Health Insurance and medical application for automatic recognition of food as a support tool to promote healthy habits.
On October 4, researchers from the GCD@UB group inaugurated the posgraduate course on Data Science & Bigdata of the University of Barcelona. Data science is about implementing actionable models by writing code and exploring data.
The second edition of the Big Data Congress, the leading big data event in Catalonia, was held on 4 and 5 October. Data Science Group researcher Oriol Pujol took part in the roundtable session “Big Data: State of the Art” with a talk titled “Sharing Data in the Age of Deep Learning”.
On 16 September, the researcher Petia Radeva was invited by Accenture Analytics to give a talk about healthy habits and new technologies.
The study, which involved researchers from the TECNIO Data Science Group at the University of Barcelona, together with researchers from the University of Zaragoza, Rovira i Virgili University and Carlos III University of Madrid (UC3M), was based on an experiment organised by Barcelona City Council and Barcelona Citizen Science Office within the framework of the DAU Barcelona festival.