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Past Events

2015

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Machine Translation – A Game Changer for the Translation Professionals

Download ICS File 23/03/2015 , Qatar National Convention Center, Doha, Qatar

Dr Stephan Vogel and Dr Francisco Guzman will deliver a seminar at a language conference organized by the Translation and Interpreting Institute.

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Health Survey for Research

Download ICS File 01/03/2015  - 31/05/2015 , Doha, Qatar

Researchers at QCRI and WCMC are collaborating on a study of attitudes towards health and well-being and the role society plays in influencing decisions on the topic.

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2014

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Self-Tuning Hadoop for Big Data Analytics

Download ICS File 24/02/2014 , Carnegie Mellon Qatar, room 1202

Dr. Ashraf Aboulnaga is a Principal Scientist in the Qatar Computing Research Institute, where he heads the Distributed Systems group. His current research interests are in the area of data intensive...

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Averroes: Scalable Formal Hardware Verification

Download ICS File 17/02/2014 , Carnegie Mellon Qatar - Room # 1202

Karem A Sakallah is a Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Michigan. During a sabbatical at CMU-Q in 2007/2008 he participated in drafting the plans for what ...

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2013

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QF Qatar-UK Lecture Series: Dr. Patrick Meier at Imperial College London

Download ICS File 10/12/2013 , Clore Lecture Theatre, Huxley Building, Imperial College London

QCRI's Patrick Meier, Director of Social Innovation, will speak about next generation humanitarian technology at a talk at Imperial College London.

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Meeting of Council of Foreign Relations

Download ICS File 28/10/2013 , Washington, DC, USA

Dr. Patrick Meier, QCRI's Director of Social Innovation, has been invited to speak at this event.

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17th PopTech

Download ICS File 24/10/2013  - 26/10/2013 , Camden, Maine, USA

QCRI's Dr. Patrick Meier, Director of Social Innovation, will be speaking at this event.

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Social Good Summit

Download ICS File 21/09/2013 , Manila, Philippines

QCRI's Dr. Patrick Meier is one of the guest speakers at this event. #2030NOW

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20 year Anniversary Colloquium i6 RWTH

Download ICS File 05/07/2013 , Aachen, Germany

QCRI Principal Scientist, Stephan Vogel, is an invited speaker at this event.

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QCRI team wins SUMMA BBC #NewsHack 'Best Audience Experience' prize

13/12/2017

Congratulations to Ahmed Ali, Yifan Zhang and Fahim Dalvi for winning the prize of the “Best Audience Experience” category at the news hack hosted by SUMMA and BBC in London on 21-22 November with ...

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Reading a neural network’s mind

12/12/2017

Neural networks, which learn to perform computational tasks by analyzing huge sets of training data, have been responsible for the most impressive recent advances in artificial intelligence, ...

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CSAIL hosts annual meeting highlighting innovative collaboration with QCRI

10/10/2017

This year CSAIL celebrates five years of collaboration with the Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), an esteemed research institute that’s part of Hamad Bin Khalifa University in Doha. This ...

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Events

2017

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QCRI's Creative Space launches free after-school computing courses for teenagers

Download ICS File 01/11/2017  - 20/12/2018 ,

We offer an App Inventor Course in Arabic for students aged 13-15 and an Arduino Programming Course in English for students aged 14-18. Courses are free. Please register quickly as places are limited.

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QCRI conducts first summer computing camps for kids

Download ICS File 16/07/2017  - 27/07/2017 ,

Children and teenagers have been given a rare chance to develop their computing skills with world-class computing scientists at the first summer computing camp conducted by the Qatar Computing ...

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QCRI’s Creative Space holds Open House event for kids

Download ICS File 20/05/2017 ,

The Qatar Computing Research Institute’s new Creative Space, which conducts fun activities to teach children computing skills, has successfully held its first Open House event. About 100 children ...

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News

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Research by QCRI's Jim Jansen among most influential of decade: top journals

13/12/2017

QCRI Social Computing group's principal scientist achieves rare honor.

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#Halal now a lifestyle definition on Instagram

29/11/2017

The word “halal” is no longer being defined only in a religious context but is becoming a lifestyle term associated with health and fashion around the globe, a new study of Instagram posts led by ...

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QCRI’s Mohamed Mokbel named Distinguished Scientist by world’s largest computing society ACM

21/11/2017

Chief scientist among only 43 scientists globally - and the only one from the Middle East - to be selected for the honor in 2017.

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