PUEB Open Doors 2024

The PUEB Open Doors 2024 took place in the Main Building of our University. During this event, candidates had the opportunity to talk to current students and lecturers about the courses offered at the Poznań University of Economics and Business. The Institute of Informatics and Quantitative Economics was represented by various departments, including members of our team: Dr. Włodzimierz Lewoniewski, Oskar Riewe-Perła, Aleksandra Wojewoda.

Two third awards of our students in the Eurostat competition “The Web Intelligence – Deduplication Challenge”

Students of our specialization in Informatics and Econometrics – Mikołaj Tym and Jakub Żerebecki (2nd degree, 1st year, speciality: Information Systems for Business and Administration) – took part in the competition “The Web Intelligence – Deduplication Challenge” organized by Eurostat between December 2022 and April 2023 year. The task performed concerned the field of Data Science and natural language processing.

The most cited scientific information sources in Wikipedia articles across various languages

The latest issue of the journal “Biblioteka” published an article on the analysis of citations to scientific works in Wikipedia. The analysis covered 332 million references in 61 million Wikipedia articles in 309 language versions. In order to standardize the metadata of important sources of information on multilingual Wikipedia, data from the OpenAlex, an open catalog of authors and scientific publications, were additionally used. The results of scientific research were … Read More

Automatic quality assessment of articles in multilingual Wikipedia and identification of its important information sources on various topics

An open scientific seminar of the Institute of Informatics and Quantitative Economics on automatic quality assessment of articles in multilingual Wikipedia and identification of important sources of its information on various topics was held at the Poznań University of Economics and Business. During the seminar, Dr. Włodzimierz Lewoniewski discussed the methods and tools used to analyze and evaluate content in a popular multilingual encyclopedia and ways of identifying and assessing … Read More

Data analysis and visualization using Business Intelligence tools

In today’s rapidly changing data-driven economy, understanding modern analytical tools and the ability to adapt to innovative technologies such as GenAI is crucial to developing competitive competencies, achieving market advantage and providing important decision-making information across industries. The open lecture led by Ihor Muzyka, Head of Analytics at the Żabka Group, was an opportunity to learn more about how the choice of role and position affects the development of a … Read More

“So you’ve created an ML model, but what next?” MLOps in a nutshell

Professional practice shows that the work of a person dealing with machine learning (ML) does not end with creating a model. So what else needs to be done and what is “Ops” all about? These and many other questions were answered during an open meeting by Jacek Jankowiak, one of the founders of the SRG Data Science, currently working as a Data Science and Engineering Consultant.

Quantifying Americanization in different language versions of Wikipedia

Scientific article entitled “Quantifying Americanization: Coverage of American Topics in Different Wikipedias” was published in the Social Science Computer Review journal. The work is the first global, quantitative confirmation of issues often raised or assumed in the literature on Americanization and related phenomena.

The Impact of Crises on Maritime Traffic: A Case Study of the COVID-19 Pandemic and the War in Ukraine

The article by employees of our Department was published in the journal “Networks and Spatial Economics” by Springer. The work analyzes the impact of international crises, such as the COVID-19 pandemic and the war in Ukraine, on maritime traffic and their consequences for the global and local economy.

ACADEMIA: Information Quality on Wikipedia

The latest issue of the ACADEMIA magazine published an article on the automation of the content quality assessment process in multilingual Wikipedia. The work briefly presents the advantages and disadvantages of the open nature of this encyclopedia, differences in the quality assessment systems and distinctions for Wikipedia articles between language versions, and issues related to the assessment of the reliability of information sources.