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A Definition of Cloud Computing–Qatar Foundation Telegraph

28/07/2011

Simon Ponsford, a senior scientist at Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), gives his definition of cloud computing.

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Meeza and Qatar Computing Research Institute Establish Cloud Computing Research Facility

01/06/2011

Coverage of the announcement that MEEZA QSTP LLP, a Qatar -based IT managed services and solutions provider, and Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, plan to collaborate on a number of technology-focused, research-and-development activities in the area of cloud computing.

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News Reports on Cloud Computing Roundtable

29/05/2011

Media outlets throughout the Gulf Region published accounts of QCRI’s Cloud Computing Roundtable, held May 29-30 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Doha, Qatar.

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News Reports on Social Computing Roundtable

04/04/2011

Publications through the Gulf region reported on the Social Computing Roundtable sponsored by QCRI and held April 2-3 in Doha, Qatar.

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Interview with Dr. Ahmed Elmagarmid in Alarab (in Arabic)

02/03/2011

Dr. Ahmed Elmagarmid, Executive Director of Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), speaks with Alarab about computing research in Qatar.

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Qatar National Development Strategy 2011-2016

15/02/2011

Address by Dr. Ibrahim Ibrahim at Carnegie Mellon University branch campus in Education City, February 15, 2011.

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Yahoo Safely initiative extends to Qatar

09/02/2011

Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) and Qatar Academy, members of Qatar Foundation, and Yahoo! Inc., are collaborating to extend the Yahoo! Safely global initiative to Qatar, aimed at fostering safer online experiences for Qatari youth.

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QCRI, Qatar Academy unveil safe net surfing initiative

09/02/2011

The Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), Qatar Academy (QA) and Yahoo! Inc. have joined hands to extend the ‘Yahoo! safety global initiative’ in Qatar. The initiative, aimed at educating children how to safely surf the Internet and protect their personal information, was showcased at the Qatar Academy on Tuesday.

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QCRI, Qatar Academy team up for Yahoo! global initiative

09/02/2011

The Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) and Qatar Academy, members of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), are collaborating to extend the Yahoo! Safely global initiative into Qatar, demonstrating the commitment of all three organizations to fostering safer online experiences for Qatari youth.

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Qatar forum to debate importance of Arabic in digital age

19/01/2011

Manama: The growing importance to the Arabic language in the digital age will figure high on the agenda of a forum in Qatar on enhancing Arabic natural-language processing technologies.

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MIT/QCRI system uses machine learning to build road maps

22/04/2018

Map apps may have changed our world, but they still haven’t mapped all of it yet. Specifically, mapping roads can be difficult and tedious: even after taking aerial images, companies still have to ...

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Improving disaster response efforts through data

08/02/2018

Extreme weather events put the most vulnerable communities at high risk. How can data analytics strengthen early warning systems and and support relief efforts for communities in need? The size and ...

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Your sloppy bitcoin drug deals will haunt you for years

28/01/2018

Perhaps you bought some illegal narcotics on the Silk Road half a decade ago, back when that digital black market for every contraband imaginable was still online and bustling. You might already ...

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Events

2018

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QCRI Summer Internship Program

Download ICS File 06/05/2018  - 05/07/2018 , Hamad Bin Khalifa Research Complex

Each year, Qatar Computing Research Institute organizes a summer internship program for undergraduate students studying computer science, computer engineering and other disciplines. The internship is unpaid, and QCRI does not provide any visa support.

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Past Events

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Public Talk by Prof. Regina Barzilay "Artificial Intelligence for Oncology: Learning to Cure Cancer from Images and Text"

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Artificial Intelligence for Oncology: Learning to Cure Cancer from Images and Text A talk by Professor Regina Barzilay, MIT CSAIL Winner of 2017 MacArthur ‘genius grant’ At Education City Student ...

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QCRI & MIT-CSAIL Annual Project Review 2018

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Executive Overview Sessions Open to public Date:    Tuesday, March 27, 2018 Time:    9:00AM – 3:00PM Venue:  HBKU Research Complex Multipurpose Room To view full agenda, please click here . To RSVP, ...

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News

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QCRI and Turkish scientists to build pre-emptive cyber security platform

10/04/2018

Project to build defensive platform to detect emerging cyberattacks awarded $1.65m grant.

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MIT-CSAIL researchers visit Doha for annual QCRI research meeting

25/03/2018

Meeting updates joint research projects between the two institutions and will feature 'genius grant' recipient Prof. Regina Barzilay, who uses AI to detect cancer, as keynote speaker.

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QCRI’s Advanced Transcription System snares ARC’18 Best Innovation Award

19/03/2018

Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser presents accolade for system that automatically converts speech to text using state-of-the-art speech recognition techniques.

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