Projects


SIMMO: System for Intelligent Maritime MOnitoring

The general aim of the “SIMMO: System for Intelligent Maritime MOnitoring” project is to develop a prototype of a system, based on the state-of-the-art information fusion and intelligence analysis techniques, which will support different stakeholders and users from the maritime domain in situation analysis and decision-making. The scope of the SIMMO project covers developing methods for automatic and constant retrieval, processing and enhancement of data from two types of...


e-UM: the digitalization of services and exchange of correspondence in the Marshal Offices of the Wielkopolska and Kuyavia and Pomerania Regions

The project "e-UM: the digitalization of services and exchange of correspondence in the Marshal Offices of the Wielkopolska and Kuyavia and Pomerania Regions" is to improve the management systems of the local government administrations in Wielkopolska and Kuyavia and Pomerania Regions. The e-UM project aims inter alia at solving the problem of the lacking awareness among the residents of the aforementioned regions of the possibility to use public electronic services while...


Smart Data Analysis for the Support of Rational Decision Making in the Energy Sector

The project is dedicated for an energy sector analyst who wants to estimate the forecast of energy demand and energy generation for an artificially defined area. As a result of the work the extended version of the prototype of an in-memory Business Intelligence solution using SAP HANA and Crystal Reports will be created. The solution is a tool that allows for preparing a pre-defined set of forecasting models and reports, which, unlike to other commercial solutions, gives the...


Prototype of an In-Memory Business Intelligence Solution for the Support of Forecasting of Energy Load Demand

The proposed project aimed at building an environment that would wrap algorithms programs written by our team in SAP HANA to provide easy to use and flexible tool for business entities coming from the energy sector and to enable them to apply different forecasting models, dynamic visualizations and make modifications to existing approaches by introducing new variables or changing the parameters. The additional goal was to evaluate SAP HANA reporting capabilities. The short...


Forecasting of Energy Load Demand and Energy Production from Renewable Sources using In-Memory Computing

Within the conducted project, we focused on a time series approach in order to predict the short-term energy demand value. We applied the time series methods at an individual dwelling level. We formulated a hypothesis: forecasting accuracy (which is directly related to costs) can be substantially increased by the application of various individual forecasting methods not only on the level of each customer but also for each generation unit (wind turbine, photovoltaic panel)...


Quasi Real-Time Individual Customer Based Forecasting of Energy Load Demand Using In Memory Computing

The goal of the project was to design and implement quasi-real time load forecasting for a big number of individual customers profiles using in-memory computing. We formulated a hypothesis: forecasting accuracy can be substantially increased by individual forecasting on the level of each customer done in quasi real-time using SAP HANA parallelism. The additional goal of the project was also to evaluate efficiency and performance of other computational strategies. Also, the...


Semantic Monitoring of Cyberspace

Internet is evolving rapidly, being present in every aspect of our lives. Today’s society except from using Internet for fun or work, has also to handle multiple cyber threats. The major objective of the SMC project, that is financed by the National Centre for Research and Development (NCBiR), is to integrate data from heterogeneous sources and enable for automatic detection of cyber threats. The project therefore faces the following challenges related to automated detection...


Insemtives - Incentives for Semantics

INSEMTIVES is a FP 7 collaborative project funded by through the grant number FP 7-231181 under EU Objective 4.3 . It brings together program computer scientists, software engineers, economists, social scientists and end-users from eight European countries, coordinated by STI Innsbruck from Austria. The aim of INSEMTIVES is to bridge the gap between human and computational intelligence in the current semantic content authoring R&D landscape. The project aims at...


IS-LINK

IS:link is a network of renowned Information Systems (IS) schools at universities around the world. It is dedicated to promoting student exchange and academic fellowships within the IS field. IS:link assists students and academics in planning a rewarding time of study abroad and research that is seamlessly integrated with their programs and fields of activity at their home university.


Ego – Virtual Identity

Tools enabling users to deal with the information overload are invaluable for every member of information society. The Ego project, financed by the National Centre for Research and Development (project number NR11-0037-10), is to enable people to semi-automatically create their representations, called virtual identities, to manifest their information needs in various Web sources. The project integrates achievements from the fields of user modelling and identity management....


Advanced data extraction methods for the needs of expert search

eXtraSpec is a research project realized by DIS. The goal of this project is to create a solution that analize internal documents of the organization and external Web sources in order to find an expert from the specific domain or who has specific competencies. Project eXtraSpec is an innovative solution that identyfies problems from HR domain. Project result might be used in a wide spectrum of organizations where appeared a need to find an expert with a particular skills....


Integror

Integror is a department-internal project focused on different levels of data and information integration on the Web. Our interests include integration of structured and semi-structured data from information-intensive Web and Deep Web sources, as well as intuitive and semi-automatic visual integration of unstructured content blocks. The foundations of the integration task are two innovative and robust formalisms: first capable of in-page content addressing and second...


Filtering Web Services

Project is carried out at the Department of Management Information Systems of The Poznan University of Economics. The main aim of the project is to build Web services filtering system. Web services technology is changing the Internet and way the business is done today. Dealing with Web services is mostly manual process, the web services environment is not machine friendly. The Web services description, provided today by WSDL documents or UDDI repository, is not good enough...


Contexts

The goal of this department-internal project is to build a model of context-aware indexing and filtering of Polish natural language documents. The main effort in the first phase is put into identification and disambiguation of entities in free text. The categories of entities we consider five basic dimensions of document's context, i.e.: location, organization, person, product and time constitute. The second phase will result with a model of a multi-dimensional index of...


Service Web 3.0

Even after four decades of rapid advances, computing is currently subject to revolutionary changes at all levels, including hardware, middleware, network infrastructure, but more importantly intelligent applications. Emerging technologies such as the Semantic Web or Web Services transform the Internet from a network of information to a network of knowledge and services. The number of services which will be offered on the Internet is expected to rise dramatically in the next...


Integration Platform, as a methodology to create solutions for local government institutions

The "Integration Platform, as a methodology to create solutions for local government institutions" project conducted under a grant of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education is another initiative of the Department of Information Systems, which concerns the problem of solutions enabling device integration and sharing of the resources needed to provide selected electronic services. In this study DIS aim to solve the problems of integration of information systems through...


Semantic Utilised for Process Management within and between Enterprises

The major objective of SUPER European Project is to raise Business Process Management (BPM) to the business level, where it belongs, from the IT level where it mostly resides now. This objective requires that BPM is accessible at the level of semantics of business experts. In order to achieve this aim Semantic Web and Semantic Web Services (SWS) technology is utilized together with Business Process Management (BPM) expertise. Semantic Web and, in particular, SWS technology...


Time-determined ontology based information system for real time stock market analysis

TOWL - Time-determined Ontology based information system for real time stock market analysis. The objective of this 6 Framework Programme financed project is to develop methods and prototype system reasoning about stock price changes based on information extracted from textual news feeds for finance domain. The news available to investors are one of the main determinants of their behavior and predictions of market evolution. Therefore the interpretation of semantics of news...


Usability-driven Open Platform for Mobile Government

USE-ME.GOV is an EU research and development project design to support and encourage the access to new e-government services at any time and anywhere through the use of mobile communications and Internet technologies. The long term goal is to contribute to a Next-Generation Open Service Platform for mobile users that can be shared by networked authorities and institutions (e.g. on a regional scale) in terms of technical infrastructure, information (content) as well as a...


enhanced Information Retrieval and Filtering for Analytical Systems

Today successful competing on the market requires better handling of external and internal information in companies and local governments. Their managers demand tools that could gather, process and store information and knowledge management information systems (MIS). Our key competence is information filtering for MIS. The information filtering system is an access service that stands between information source and information consumer, providing a personalized view on the...


Adaptive Services Grid

The goal of Adaptive Services Grid (ASG) is to develop a proof-of-concept prototype of an open development platform for adaptive services discovery, creation, composition, and enactment. To achieve its goal, ASG addresses scientific and technological issues making use of the knowledge and expertise of major European research institutions with significant contributions from the software, telecommunications, and telematics industry. ASG provides the integration of its...


Semantic Networks and Categorization

Information retrieval deals with the representation, storage, organisation and access to information. The representation and organisation of the information items should provide the user with easy access to the information in which they are interested. Project Mission The general aim of SENECA project is to improve precision and recall of information retrieval such as: searching, document matching and classification or identification of web services. The improvement in...


Building an integrated leading Euro-Asian higher education and research community in the field of the Semantic Web

The goal of this project is to build an integrated leading Euro-Asian high education and research community in the field of the Semantic Web, the next generation of the Web. Direct target groups are: graduate students, faculty staff and enterprises management personnel. Indirect target groups are: European and Asian students, researchers and enterprises personnel at large. We plan to operate on the following three main actions: Human resources development: joint teaching...


mobile Information Filtering

mobileIF is a project conducted at the Department of Management Information Systems of The Poznan University of Economics. It aims at introducing new methods of acquiring, organizing, processing, sharing and using the information from various sources and disseminating it to users. The main objective of the application is to enable access to knowledge anytime, anywhere, and anyplace depending on the current user's context. In other words, such information must be cognitive,...


enhanced Value Estimation of Real Estates

eVEREst is a project devoted to the subject of real estates value estimation. The aim of the project is to support the system storing data about real estates (e.g. cadastral system) with information filtered from external sources (i.e. Internet). This additional information would be used in the process of estimating the market value of real estates. The presumption of the system is that the value of real estate depends on several factors that can be divided into three groups...


enhanced Knowledge Warehouse

One can observe a constantly-growing importance of external information in the decision making process. Business users are faced with the problem of an increasing amount of information. What they need is up-to-date, relevant, and well-organized information, but what they have available is distributed and unstructured information stored in heterogeneous sources. Our idea is to organize unstructured data in the data warehouse. As the management guru Peter Drucker argues, the...


The Distance Learning Platform

The D-Leap research Project, carried out at the Department of Management Information Systems, focuses on creating goal oriented e-learning management system. The system incorporates e-marketplace technology in order to serve as a knowledge e-marketplace for dispersed buyers and sellers. We put forward a solution for integrating business mechanisms (such as supply and demand analyses), telemetric, document management, skill management and e-learning tools. The prototype...


Semantic Models of Risk Description for Insurances

Project Mission The general aim of SEMIRAMIDA project is to propose methods of incorporation of semantic technologies into risk representation based information systems as well as overall insurance industry. Project Objectives Elaboration of methods for extraction and agregation of knowledge on risks Creation of model enabling the usage of knowledge in order to compute the standard risk measures Elaboration of semantic risk framework for insurance domain Representation of...