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 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.
Albert Díaz-Guilera, researcher of the group DataScience@UB, is invited to give the summer School course at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of the Andes, Colombia: Trends in Analytics: Network Science.
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.