They included faculty member at HBKU's College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS), Dr Salvino Salvaggio; General Counsel at Siemens Qatar, Martin Schulz; Assistant Professor at CHSS, Dr Wajdi Zaghouani; Research Director of Social Computing
at Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), Dr Ingmar Weber; and General Manager at ADGS, Christophe Billiottete.
Key speakers included CHSS faculty member Dr Salvino Salvaggio, Siemens Qatar general counsel Martin Schulz, CHSS assistant professor Dr Wajdi Zaghouani, Qatar Computing Research Institute's social computing
research director Dr Ingmar Weber and ADGS general manager Christophe Billiottete.
Applications of digital technologies and social computing
are fundamental electronic planning solutions not only in institutions of higher learning but also information and knowledge based organizations.
The evolving technology is set to contribute to growing segments such as artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, social computing
, voice recognition, speech and text analyses, as well as image recognition.
The winning project from QF include FitPet, a health promotion app developed by Dr Ingmar Weber, senior scientist, social computing
, QCRI, and Dr Yelena Mejova, scientist, social computing
, QCRI, alongside two partners from iLoveQatar.
The meeting seeks and embraces work on human computation and crowdsourcing in multiple fields, including human-centered fields like human-com- puter interaction, psychology, design, economics, management science, and social computing
, and technical fields like databases, systems, information retrieval, optimization, vision, speech, robotics, machine learning, and planning.
Fabio Pianesi, Vice-Director for Research at Trento Research, Innovation and Education System (Trento RISE), and Vice-President of European Institute of Innovation and Technology Information and Communication Technologies (EIT ICT) Labs, Italy, and Bruno Lepri, who leads the Mobile and Social Computing
Lab (MobS Lab) at Bruno Kessler Foundation, Trento, Italy.
It was an honour for us to host this event and be given the opportunity to showcase some of the work we do here to future leaders of private, public, and not-for-profit organisations from around the Commonwealth," said Peter Wright, a professor of social computing
The IT trends that will impact every business will include mobility, cloud computing, explosion of data and social computing
The study that revealed some interesting insights about gender and the use of popular social media site Pinterest, will be presented by researchers at the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing
He does not cover big data, business intelligence, business analytics, cloud computing, social computing
, or mobile computing in detail.
Aditi and TIBCO believe these additional capabilities will be integral to solutions tackling scenarios in e-commerce and social computing
like revenue optimization, business productivity and analytics.