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How to Adjust a Smaller Size Neural Network without Quality Loss

How to Adjust a Smaller Size Neural Network without Quality Loss
Staff members of the HSE Faculty of Computer Science recently presented their papers at the biggest international conference on machine learning, Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS)’.

HSE Students Win Hackathon Held by McKinsey and Gett

HSE Students Win Hackathon Held by McKinsey and Gett
The MacDacHack team, which includes HSE students and one alumna, recently won a Big Data hackathon held by McKinsey and Gett.

Admission for Doctoral Studies Kicks Off

Admission for Doctoral Studies Kicks Off
Applications are now being accepted for HSE doctoral programmes. The 2018 procedure is similar to that used by many international universities: exams can be sat online and in English, and HSE can now confer its own academic degrees. Sergey Roshchin, HSE Vice Rector, told the HSE News Service about how the procedure has changed.

First International Data Analysis Olympiad to Be Held in Russia

First International Data Analysis Olympiad to Be Held in Russia
The IDAO (International Data Analysis Olympiad), created by leading experts in data analysis for their future colleagues, aims to bring together analysts, scientists, professionals, and junior researchers from all over the world on a single platform. This is the first time an event of this scale will be held in Russia. The HSE Faculty of Computer Science, Yandex and Harbour. Space University organize the Olympiad with the support of Sberbank.

Two Teams of Top Programmers to Represent HSE at the International Collegiate Programming Contest

HSE student team: Alexander Zimin (Faculty of Mathematics), Timur Iskhakov and Igor Kraskevich (both from the Faculty of Computer Science)
One of the teams successfully qualified for the world finals at the recent Northern Eurasia heat. The other will be attending the finals by special invitation.

HSE and University of London: Joint BA Programme in Applied Data Analysis

HSE and University of London: Joint BA Programme in Applied Data Analysis
In 2018, the Higher School of Economics will launch an English-taught double degree programme in partnership with the University of London in Applied Data Analysis. Graduates will be awarded an undergraduate degree from HSE in Applied Mathematics and Information Science and a Bachelor of Science in Data Science and Business Analytics from the University of London. International applicants are invited to apply online starting November 15, 2017.

International Council Recognizes HSE as Leader in Project 5-100

International Council Recognizes HSE as Leader in Project 5-100
The Higher School of Economics was recognized as a leader among Project 5-100 universities following a recent session held by the Council on Competitiveness Enhancement of Leading Russian Universities among Global Research and Education Centers. The session took place in Yekaterinburg on October 27-28 and was chaired by Olga Golodets, Deputy Prime Minister of Russia.

HSE Launches Two New Specializations in Computer Science on Coursera

HSE Launches Two New Specializations in Computer Science on Coursera
‘Introduction to Discrete Mathematics for Computer Science’ and ‘Advanced Machine Learning’ are English-language specializations, both created with the support of the top Russian IT firm Yandex, while the specialization ‘Introduction to Discrete Mathematics for Computer Science’ was developed with the involvement of the University of California at San Diego.

Golden HSE 2017: New Way to Choose Winners

Golden HSE 2017: New Way to Choose Winners
On October 23, the first round of the annual Golden HSE competition got underway. This prize will be awarded in December for the seventeenth time. See what’s new on the ‘anti-versary’ award, and nominate your candidates.

Faculty of Computer Science Invites Applications for Assistant Professor Positions

Faculty of Computer Science of the Higher School of Economics in Moscow, Russia invites applications for full-time, tenure-track positions of Assistant Professor in all areas of computer science including but not limited to programming language theory, software engineering, system programming, algorithms, distributed and parallel computation, bioinformatics, artificial intelligence, and machine learning. Knowledge of Russian is not required, as teaching and research are both conducted in English.