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Welcome to Qatar Computing Research Institute
A member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) conducts world-class, multidisciplinary computing research that is relevant to the needs of Qatar, the wider Arab region, and the world.
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Patently Excellent
Supporting innovation which promotes Qatar’s core priorities is key to creating a knowledge-based multicultural society that will benefit the entire Arab region.
maincarousel-video3.png QCRI enters strategic research collaboration with MIT
QCRI and the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) announced a strategic collaboration agreement as part of a new seven-year joint research program initiative.
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Social Computing
In Social Computing research we are interested in understanding various social phenomena through the analysis of social media, and in using social media data to fuel time-critical applications.
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Data Analytics
As data become the main asset in modern applications, data analytics is a core computing challenge that enables this valuable asset in guiding decision-making, enabling new applications, and increasing productivity of current major economic and scientific sectors.
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Arabic Language Technologies
QCRI is dedicated to promoting the Arabic language in the information age by conducting world-class research in all aspects of Arabic language technologies.
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QCRI and Boeing join hands
QCRI embarks on a new project with The Boeing Company on aerospace systems research

In the Media

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When disaster strikes, count on tweets and data

24/05/2015

Contrary to what seems to be the norm in Hollywood movies, people don't run in circles screaming and shouting when facing an emergency situation. The immediate, widespread, and ineffective mayhem so ...

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Info sharing best defence against cyber threat

24/05/2015

High-profile breaches and new trends in cybercrime targeting governments, critical infrastructure and sensitive data have led to a heightened interest and need for security. From online bank heists ...

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How data gathering has helped in Nepal

21/05/2015

After a 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit Nepal at 11.56am on Saturday, April 25th, an army of volunteers mobilised and worked around the clock as part of the relief effort. These volunteers were not ‘...

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Upcoming Events

2015

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2015 ACM SIGMOD/PODS Conference

Download ICS File 31/05/2015  - 04/06/2015 , Melbourne, Australia

Leading database conference, held in Melbourne, Australia.

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Past Events

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The Network Inside Out: New Vantage Points for Internet Security

Download ICS File 24/05/2015 ,

      J. Alex Halderman is the Morris Wellman Faculty Development Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Michigan, and Director of Michigan's Center for Computer...

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The 3rd International Workshop on Social Web for Disaster Management (SWDM'15)

Download ICS File 18/05/2015 , Florence, Italy

Co-located with the WWW'15 conference (May 2015, Florence, Italy). Proceedings published by ACM. QCRI's Dr Carlos Castillo is co-organizer.

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News Releases

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Qatar Computing Research Institute Boosts Nepal Earthquake Relief Efforts with High-Tech Digital Initiatives

25/05/2015

Doha, Qatar, May 25 2015: Emergency responders are still dealing with the fallout of Nepal’s two devastating earthquakes and using advanced technology and platforms, some of which have been developed...

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Qatar Computing Research Institute Inspirers Local Youth About Relevance of Computing

05/04/2015

‘Coding Is Cool’ Aimed At Encouraging Secondary School Students To Explore The Field Of Computer Science And Potential Careers Doha, Qatar, 5 April 2015 : Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), a...

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Top Machine Learning and Data Analytics Experts Lead Discussions in Healthcare and Security

06/03/2015

Boeing And Qatar Computing Research Institute Announce The Speakers For The Second Annual Machine Learning And Data Analytics Symposium In Doha

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