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QCRI and Boeing to host research symposium

26/01/2014

Deadline to submit research abstracts for the Machine Learning and Data Analytics Symposium has been extended

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Global experts discuss cybercrime pandemic at Annual Research Conference

17/11/2013

The Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference (ARC ’13) will bring together distinguished researchers and experts to discuss the growing dependence on computing and networking technologies by the world’s economies, and the unprecedented security concerns and risk this has to a nation’s cyber infrastructure. For the first time at the annual conference, organised by Qatar Foundation Research and Development (QF R&D), cyber security as a large-scale research challenge will be addressed in-depth through discussions and debates on risks, emerging threats and opportunities.

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QFI and QCRI launch mobile app to increase knowledge of Arabic

09/10/2013

In an effort to make Arabic more accessible to those unfamiliar with the language, Qatar Foundation International (QFI) and Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) recently launched Madar Al-Huruf ...

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QCRI’s summer internship programme comes to an end

18/09/2013

Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) commemorated the end of a successful 2013 summer internship programme on Wednesday with a closing ceremony and speech from guest speaker Dr. Tarek El Fouly, from the College of Engineering at Qatar University.

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QCRI and Al Jazeera launch predictive web analytics platform for news

04/08/2013

New platform developed by QCRI and Al Jazeera can predict visits to news articles by taking cues from social media

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QCRI works with EML to improve Arabic speech recognition systems

31/07/2013

Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) and EML European Media Laboratory, Heidelberg (Germany), have combined efforts to advance very large vocabulary speech recognition technology and systems for Arabic. The result of the cooperation will be an automatic Arabic language transcription system.

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QCRI partners with the University of Chicago to promote using data skills for social good

30/06/2013

Catalyzing positive social change through advanced computing research

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QCRI invites applicants for summer internships

08/05/2013

Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) will be kicking off its 2013 summer internship program soon, and invites computer science and computer engineering students to apply. The intensive two-month internship program provides students with the opportunity to work closely with top researchers, and receive practical work experience based on their studies. Applications will be accepted until May 12, 2013.

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Presenting a Vision for the Future of Humanitarian Technology

31/03/2013

Dr Patrick Meier, Director of Social Innovation at Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) and the world’s foremost expert on humanitarian technology, explores the rise of digital humanitarian response and how new technologies are reshaping the humanitarian space in an upcoming talk.

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QCRI and Boeing to collaborate on Data Analytics Research

24/03/2013

Joint project will seek to identify patterns in large data streams

Research collaboration broadens Boeing engagement in Qatar, strengthens relationship with Qatar Foundation

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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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Entrevista con Luis Fernández Luque, cofundador de Salumedia e investigador del Qatar Computing Research Institute

08/01/2018

Si quiere buscar un ejemplo de ciudadano del mundo, de los que al cabo del año vive y trabaja desde numerosos países, y a través de internet, esté donde esté, desarrolla en remoto actividades para ...

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2018

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QCRI's Creative Space to hold free app inventor workshop

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QCRI is to offer an introduction to mobile app development workshop for boys and girls aged 13-16. Students will learn the basics of mobile app development using the App Inventor platform. The ...

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2017

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

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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

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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 scientists develop algorithm to detect brain cancer markers

30/01/2018

Scientists from the Qatar Computing Research Institute have developed a new algorithm that can identify driver genes of several types of gliomas, the most common and aggressive forms of primary brain...

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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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