ahmed pic.JPG QCRI to launch Qatar Center for Artificial Intelligence (QCAI)
Initiative plans to ramp up development of artificial intelligence technologies to position Qatar as a global leader in AI.
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QCRI welcomes 2018 summer interns
Projects will include developing a TEDTalk visualization, deep maps and a voice ID speaker recognition system.
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QCRI and Turkish scientists to build pre-emptive cyber security platform
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
Meeting updates joint research projects between the two institutions and features 'genius grant' recipient Professor Regina Barzilay, as keynote speaker.
Arcpic1 copy.jpg  QCRI’s Advanced Transcription System snares ARC’18 Best Innovation Award
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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QCRI signs three-year MoU with the Berlin Big Data Center
MoU will promote collaboration via an exchange of research, academic materials, faculty and research scholars.
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Hundreds attend QCRI's first Creative Space Fair
Attendance at inaugural event shows 'buoyant interest' in computing in Qatar.
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Boeing partners with QCRI to host fifth annual MLDAS
Machine Learning and Data Analytics Symposium (MLDAS) brings diverse group of data science experts to Qatar.
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QCRI scientists develop algorithm to detect brain cancer markers
Method that can identify main regulators of separate brain tumors recently published in journals Nucleic Acids Research and Nature.
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Research by QCRI's Jim Jansen among most influential of decade: top journals
QCRI Social Computing group's principal scientist achieves rare honor.
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#Halal now a lifestyle definition on Instagram
The word “halal” is becoming a lifestyle term associated with health and fashion around the globe, new study of Instagram posts led by QCRI’s Yelena Mejova has found.
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QCRI’s Mohamed Mokbel named Distinguished Scientist by world’s largest computing society ACM
Chief scientist among only 43 scientists globally - and the only one from the Middle East - to be selected for the honor in 2017.
Ingmar for award story.JPG QCRI’s Ingmar Weber wins UN award for joint gender equality research
Joint research with scientists from Oxford and Princeton universities snares Data2X Big Data for Gender Challenge Award from the United Nations Foundation.
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Qatar girls embrace technology to tackle obesity
Mothers are also more likely to use social media to learn about a healthy lifestyle than fathers, new study finds.

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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

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

Download ICS File 27/03/2018 ,

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

Download ICS File 27/03/2018 ,

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 announces 2018 summer camps for kids

09/07/2018

Register soon as places fill quickly.

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QCRI to launch Qatar Center for Artificial Intelligence (QCAI)

14/05/2018

Initiative plans to ramp up development of artificial intelligence technologies to position Qatar as a global leader in AI.

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QCRI hosts humanitarian data skills workshop

09/05/2018

Joint event with UNOCHA's Centre for Humanitarian Data, the Qatar Red Crescent Society and Education Above All Foundation held to devise common practices for data use in humanitarian action.

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