BSCT 2020 – 3rd Workshop on Blockchain and Smart Contract Technologies

The aim of the workshop is to closely explore emerging challenges and opportunities in the field of blockchain technologies. Moreover, this time the audience attention was especially turned toward issues related to blockchain architectures, new business models as well as innovative applications, use-cases based on distributed ledger environments and standardization initiatives.

QOD 2020 – the 3rd international workshop on Quality of Open Data

The goal of the QOD workshop is to bring together different communities working on quality in Wikipedia, DBpedia, Wikidata, OpenStreetMap, Wikimapia and other open knowledge bases and data sources. The workshop calls for sharing research experience and knowledge related to quality assessment in open data. The third edition of the QOD workshop took place on 9 June 2020 as part of the BIS 2020 conference. The organisers of the QOD … Read More

Dr. Krzysztof Węcel obtained habilitation

On 12 May 2020 the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences of the University of Potsdam awarded the degree of doctor habilitated in economic informatics to Krzysztof Węcel, employed in the Department of Information Systems at the Institute of Informatics and Quantitative Economics. The lecture and the habilitation colloquium took place in the form of a video conference, which was an unprecedented event at the University of Potsdam. The basis … Read More

Modeling Popularity and Reliability of Sources in Multilingual Wikipedia

One of the most important factors impacting quality of content in Wikipedia is presence of reliable sources. By following references, readers can verify facts or find more details about described topic. A Wikipedia article can be edited independently in any of over 300 languages, even by anonymous users, therefore information about the same topic may be inconsistent. This also applies to use of references in different language versions of a … Read More

Kick-off meeting of the SIMMO II project

On 22-23 January 2020 Poznań University of economics and Business hosted the kick-off meeting of the SIMMO II project: System for Intelligent Maritime Monitoring II. PUEB was represented by the Department of Economic Informatics: prof. Witold Abramowicz, Dr. Milena Stróżyna, Dr. Krzysztof Węcel and Dominik Filipiak, who are members of the project’s team. SIMMO II is a research and development project, ordered by the European Defense Agency (Cat B Project) … Read More

Prof. Witold Abramowicz awarded the Knight’s Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta

Award ceremony. Author of the photo: Krzysztof Siktowski / KPRP

Head of the Department of Information Systems Prof. Witold Abramowicz was awarded by the President of the Republic of Poland with the Knight’s Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta for outstanding achievements in scientific and research work. This is the second Polish state order, the highest state award after the Order of the White Eagle. Congratulations! Author of the photo: Krzysztof Siktowski / KPRP

SRG Data Science: organizational meeting 2019/2020

On 22 October 2019 at the Poznan University of Economics and Business an organizational meeting of the of the Student Research Group (SRG) “Data Science” took place. During the meeting, the key directions of development of the student research group in the academic year 2019/2020 were discussed, as well as the basic issues related to the area of interest of SRG Data Science. Students and members of the board of … Read More