The government innovation for science program Top 500 Innovators award

Mr Tomasz Głowacki, Ph. D. was awarded in the government innovation for science program “Top 500 Innovators”. He will go to the University of California in Berkeley for 2 months internship where he will take part in seminars on the subject of innovation in science. Detailed information can be found here. Congratulations!

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Students of Bioinformatics awarded in the competition “Generacja Przyszłości”

A team of students of Bioinformatics: Weronika Krzynówek, Melania Nowicka and Jakub Bartoszewicz, earned an award in the competition “Generacja Przyszłości”. The students prepared project “iGEM Poznań: Design of new, functional biological systems working in living cells” (“iGEM Poznań: Projektowanie nowych, funkcjonalnych systemów biologicznych działających w żywych komórkach”). The team was supervised by Marcin Radom, Ph. D. Congratulations!

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XX Polish Olympiad in Informatics

On February, 12-14 Institute of Computing Science organized the regional stage of the 20th Polish Olympiad in Informatics. During this three-day event the best high school students competed to advance to the national final of the contest.

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Results of Polish Academic Championships in chess

First place and gold medal in classification of technical universities was won by Marcin Szeląg, M. Sc., an assistant in Institute of Computing Science. In general classification he was on 2-4 place, to be finally classified at 4th place (after additional scoring).
In team championships Poznan University of Technology also won gold medal in technical universities classification, landing in general ranking at position 5. Congratulations!

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Results of XXIX All-Polish Contest for the best master theses in the field of computer science

Third price in the contest went to Paweł Liskowski, M.Sc. for thesis “Co-Evolution Versus Evolution with Random Sampling for Acquiring Othello Position Evaluation” supervised by Wojciech Jaśkowski, Ph.D. The master thesis of Mateusz Jarus, M.Sc. entitled “Runtime power usage estimation for various classes of real-life applications executed on HPC servers” (supervised by Professor Jan Węglarz) and master thesis of Arkadiusz Jachnik entitled “Automatic matching of multi-relational structural data” (supervised by Agnieszka Ławrynowicz, Ph.D., under care of Andrzej Szwabe, Ph.D.) both were granted a distinction award. Congratulations!

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Master thesis awarded in “Teraz Polska Promocja” contest

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The master thesis of this year graduate, Mr Piotr Kosmala, M.Sc., entitled “Zastosowanie innowacyjnych technologii multimedialnych w promocji miasta Poznania. Produkcja filmu z wykorzystaniem cyfrowych technik time lapse, tilt-shift i HDR” (“Application of innovative multimedia technologies to promote city of Poznań. Producing a movie using digital techniques: time lapse, tilt-shift and HDR”) was awarded with distinction in 6th edition of “Teraz Polska Promocja” contest for the best master thesis promoting Poland.

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Prof. Jacek Błażewicz has been named an IEEE Fellow

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Prof. Jacek Błażewicz has been named an IEEE Fellow for his contributions to combinatorial models of task scheduling. One of the most important feature of the nominee’s research in scheduling theory is its high innovative dimension. Many of his ideas were formulated for the first time in his papers and until now they define the areas of current research
The IEEE is the world’s leading professional organization for advancing technology for humanity. Up until now only 15 nominees are from Poland.

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Best Paper Award

During the European Conference on Artificial Intelligence 2012, Montpellier, Francja, 27-31 August 2012 the team consisting of Krzysztof Dembczyński, Willem Waegeman and Eyke Hüllermeier the best paper award for the article “An Analysis of Chaining in Multi-Label Classification”.

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Success in Data Mining Competition

Weiwei Cheng, Krzysztof Dembczyński, Eyke Hüllermeier, Adrian Jaroszewicz and Willem Waegeman during the conference Joint Rough Set Symposium (JRS’2012), Chengdu, China, 17-20 August 2012 received the 2nd place award in the “JRS 2012 Data Mining Competition: Topical Classification of Biomedical Research Papers” for paper “F-Measure Maximization in Topical Classification”.

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Best Paper Award

During the conference Joint Rough Set Symposium (JRS’2012), Chengdu, China, 17-20 August 2012 the team consisting of Łukasz Pałkowski, Jerzy Błaszczyński, Jerzy Krysiński, Roman Słowiński, Andrzej Skrzypczak, Jan Błaszczak, Eugenia Gospodarek, Joanna Wróblewska received the best paper award for the article “Application of Rough Set Theory in Prediction of Antimicrobial Activity of Bis-Quaternary Ammonium Chlorides”.

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