QOD 2021 – the 4th international workshop on Quality of Open Data

The fourth edition of the scientific workshop QOD (Quality of Open Data) was conducted on June 14, 2021 in conjunction with the BIS 2021 conference. The event was hosted by TIB – Leibniz Information Centre for Science and Technology and University Library in Hanover, Germany.

Awards in the 15th PUEB Foundation Competition for the Best Doctoral Theses

In the jubilee 15th edition of the PUE Foundation competition for the best doctoral dissertations defended at the Poznań University of Economics and Business in the 2018/2019 academic year, the members of the Department of Information Systems took the first two places. Each work was assessed according to the following criteria: the scientific value of the dissertation, the originality of the research issues undertaken in the dissertation, the importance of … Read More

Extracting Maritime Traffic Networks from AIS Data Using Evolutionary Algorithm

The scientific article of the team of the Department of Information Systems has been published in the BISE journal. The journal’s Impact Factor for 2019 was 5.837 and the five-year impact factor was 7.361. Authors of the work: Dominik Filipiak, Krzysztof Węcel, Milena Stróżyna, Michał Michalak, Witold Abramowicz.

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 Information Systems: 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

Speech at the SEMANTiCS 2019 conference

The international conference SEMANTiCS 2019 took place in Karlsruhe (Germany) from 9th to 13th September and was attended by more than 400 participants. During the conference Dr. Włodzimierz Lewoniewski presented the research “Reference Extraction from Wikipedia Infoboxes“. The SEMANTiCS conference is the leading European conference on semantic technologies and artificial intelligence. Researchers, industry experts and business leaders can develop a deep understanding of trends and application scenarios in machine learning, … Read More

Włodzimierz Lewoniewski received PhD with distinction

By decision of the Council of the Faculty of Computer Science and Electronic Economy at the University of Economics in Poznań of March 8, 2019, the degree of doctor in the field of economic sciences was awarded. At the same time, the Faculty Council, supporting the proposal of the Doctoral Committee, recognized the doctoral dissertation as distinctive. Public defense of a doctoral dissertation entitled “The method of comparing and enriching … Read More