On April 22-24, in the Upper Silesian Ethnographic Park in Chorzów, the conference “Wikimedians Spring Meetup 2022” was held. The event consisted of lectures, training sessions, workshops, work on project issues for people editing Wikimedia projects (including Wikipedia, Wikidata and others). The conference was organized by the Polish public benefit organization “Wikimedia Polska”.
Piotr Kałużny received PhD with distinction
By the decision of the Office of Academic Advancement Board of the University of Economics in Poznań of January 14, 2022, our employee Piotr Kałużny was awarded a doctoral degree in the discipline of “economics and finance”. At the same time, the Office of Academic Advancement Board, supporting the proposal of the Doctoral Committee awarded the doctoral dissertation with distinction.
The DIS team starts the OpenFact project
On 2nd December 2021 our department started the OpenFact project. The objective of the project is to develop a tool for verifying the credibility of information sources in the Internet and for detecting fake news using Artificial Intelligence. As part of this project, the members of our department are preparing a solution that will inform users about source’s credibility and news veracity assessment by propagating this results in search engines … Read More
BSCT 2021 – the 4th Workshop on Blockchain and Smart Contract Technologies
The fourth edition of the scientific workshop BSCT (Blockchain and Smart Contract Technologies) was held on June 16, 2021. The event was held remotely as part of the international conference on Business Information Systems (BIS), and it was hosted by TIB – Leibniz Information Centre for Science and Technology and University Library in Hanover, Germany.
QOD 2021 – the 4th international workshop on Quality of Open Data
Piotr Kałużny – PhD student of the year at PUEB
During the XXI PUEB Victorie Gala 2021, the results of the competition for the best employees of the Poznań University of Economics and Business were announced. In this year’s edition, the award was also given to a PhD student of our department – Piotr Kałużny. The supervisor of the doctoral dissertation is prof. Witold Abramowicz, and the auxiliary supervisor Prof. Agata Filipowska
Quality assessment of Wikipedia and its sources
On December 16, 2020, during the Wikimedia Research Showcase, the results of scientific works conducted by members of the Department of Information Systems in the area of information quality assessment in multilingual Wikipedia were presented. In particular, the models of automatic evaluation of the reliability of sources in this popular encyclopedia were discussed.
PUEB Entrepreneurship Days
On December 2-3, 2020 as part of the 2nd edition of the PUEB Entrepreneurship Days, members of the Department of Information Systems, MSc. Piotr Kałużny and Dr. Włodzimierz Lewoniewski, gave lectures on contemporary challenges of innovative economy, the possibility of using open data and Data Science in the development of entrepreneurship.
Researchers’ Night 2020
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