Sirius held a conference school arranged by the Talent and Success Foundation, Yandex, and the International Laboratory of Stochastic Algorithms and High-Dimensional Inference of HSE University.
The new laboratory will be part of the Faculty of Computer Science. The laboratory will focus on training professional researchers and conducting research in the field of data science.
According to the QS World University Rankings, Russian universities come highly rated, with HSE University rising by 50 positions. It is now in 151 – 200 group of Computer Science & Information Systems ranking and in 401 – 450 group of Engineering and Technology ranking.
Classes in the Master of Data Science programme have recently begun. This is the first Master’s programme in Russia taught entirely online on Coursera global educational platform. All classes are conducted in English.
The Online Stage of International Data Analysis Olympiad (IDAO 2020) has finished. IDAO 2020 is a traditional machine learning contest organized on the Yandex.Contest platform. It is organized for the 3rd time and this year it brings 2756 participants from 83 countries.
Md Tahsir Ahmed Munna is a second-year master’s student in Data Science at HSE. He is also one of the international students nominated for HSE’s Silver Nestling Award in 2019. Munna’s master’s thesis focuses on knowledge graph-based recommender systems, and he works as a research assistant at HSE’s Laboratory for Models and Methods of Computational Pragmatics. HSE News Service spoke with Munna about studying Data Science at HSE, working on his thesis, and living in Moscow.
For ten years now, HSE has been holding an annual grant competition for researchers who wish to start new international laboratories at HSE in collaboration with leading foreign scholars and scientists. The most recent competition reached its conclusion this past November, and now some of the selected proposed labs have already begun operation. Who are the competition winners and what kind of research will they be doing?
International Centre for Research and Teaching held a seminar at Ushinsky Yaroslavl State University on January 29. More than fifty professors of six Yaroslavl universities participated in the seminar. Ilya Samonenko, head of HSE ICRT, talked about internships of the Centre, teaching materials that the Center publishes, and joint research opportunities.
participants from 83 countries have registered for the International Data Analysis Olympiad (IDAO). Most registrations came from Russia and India. The top ten most-represented countries among participants also include the United States, Iran, Azerbaijan, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Pakistan.
This prize is annually awarded to doctoral students, researchers and professionals from Moscow-based institutions, as well as people with Candidate or Doctor of Sciences degrees. Researchers from HSE University won competition for the third year in a row and will be recognized at ceremony slated to take place on February 7 at the Kremlin Palace.