Secondment of CNR and HUA to UFSC started

Secondment of CNR and HUA to UFSC started

News, Secondments
Beatrice Rapisarda, Raffaele, Perego and Chiara Renso from CNR and Iraklis Varlamis and Christos Sardianos from HUA started their secondment to Federal University of Santa Catarina, hosted by Vania Bogorny, Luis Otavio Alvares and Ronaldo Mello. One of the objectives of the secondment of CNR to UFSC is to build an access infrastructure for multiple aspects trajectories and study analysis methods for such trajectories 
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First Joint MASTER-CAPES/Print Workshop

First Joint MASTER-CAPES/Print Workshop

Meetings, News
The first MASTER/Print Workshop aims at bringing together researchers that take part in the MASTER or CAPES/Print project, or people interested in the efficient management and analysis of spatio-temporal or sequential data, which is the focus of both research projects.The workshop program comprises three keynote speakers and several talks, which are detailed in the following. Each talk has one hour duration: 40 minutes for presentation and 20minutes for round table discussion.
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Big Mobility Data Analytics Workshop at EDBT Conference

Big Mobility Data Analytics Workshop at EDBT Conference

News
MASTER partners are organising the Big Mobility Data Analysis workshop at the EDBT conference, to be held in Copenhagen next March 30th, 2020. BMDA workshop is as its third edition and receives papers in the broad topic of big mobility data analysis. Deadline for submission is next December 8th 2019.  For more infos: http://www.datastories.org/bmda20/
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UNIVE researcher in secondment to Dalhousie University

UNIVE researcher in secondment to Dalhousie University

News, Secondments
Prof. Salvatore Orlando from University of Venice is in secondment at the University of Dalhousie in Nova Scotia, Canada.  In the picture from the right we see Lucas May Petry, from UFSC, Prof. Orlando from UNIVE, Prof. Stan Matwin form Dalhousie with Univ. of Santa Catarina researchers Prof. Vania Bogorny and Prof. Luis Otavio Alvares and together with Dalhousie researchers Dr. Amilcar Soares. 
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MASTER participates in BRIGHT 2019 in Pisa (Italy) and in Athens (Greece)

MASTER participates in BRIGHT 2019 in Pisa (Italy) and in Athens (Greece)

News
MASTER participates in the Researcher's Night (BRIGHT) at CNR in Pisa and at NTUA in Athens, the night of September 27, 2019. In Pisa, the project coordinator Chiara Renso introduces the potentialities and issues in the collection and analysis of mobility data. We had a special focus on the analysis of Save and Rescue  operations of vessels in the Mediterranean Sea, related to the migration phenomenon. The talk has been held in Italian for a non specialistic audience. Many attendees were citizen interested in better understanding mobility data. Part of the audience was young attendees from schools. In Athens, at the National Technical University of Athens, Nikos Pelekis and colleagues from our partner UPRC presented MASTER to a wide audience of interested attendees.
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First MASTER Workshop in Wurzburg!

First MASTER Workshop in Wurzburg!

Meetings, News
On September 16, 2019 we had our First MASTER workshop!The event has been held in conjunction with ECML-PKDD conference in Wurzburg, Germany. The main conference received an unexpected high number of participants this year, thus favouring a very good attendance to our Workshop! The program of the workshop with link to submitted version of papers is available here.We are very honoured to host the keynote talk by Prof. Yannis Theodoridis. Slides are available in the Invited Speaker tab!We had very good attendance and discussion with MASTER partners and external authors and attendees. Some photos of the event:   The workshop organizers (left to right): Konstantinos Tserpes (HUA), Chiara Renso (CNR), Stan Matwin (DAL) Part of audience during presentations Daisuke Moriwaki during his presentation The worshop room at the ECML-PKDD conference venue at the University of…
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Newsletter Issue N. 3 is published

Newsletter Issue N. 3 is published

News
The third issue of the MASTER newsletter is read! In this issue you can find an inspiring article from Prof. Yannis Theodoridis from UPRC discussing the "Mobility Data Analytics" era and the future research challenges. We also meet another EC-funded project called SoBigData sharing common interest that is creating many synergies with MASTER. As in the past issues, we report on the secondments experience and we report on the past and next events. You can download it here. Happy reading!
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Luiz Santana from UFSC visiting CNR

Luiz Santana from UFSC visiting CNR

Meetings, News
Luiz Santana, a post-doc from UFSC is visiting CNR today in his way back to Brazil. CNR researchers Vincius Monteiro de Lira, Chiara Renso, Raffaele Perego  held a meeting with him discussing  a middleware for the management of large RDF graph stored into NoSQL databases.
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