On the 29 of April on the regular meeting of the Research Group, Olga Dornostup and Alena Suvorova will discuss their ongoing research about how nascent entrepreneurs use social online networks for accumulating a social capital and for presenting their projects. In addition, their study raises a question of how such an activity in online profile can affect a potential success of start-ups.
On the 8 of April on the regular meeting of the Research Group “Machine Learning and Social Computing” members told about recommender systems and practical problems, which these systems are aimed to solve. Students, guests from different universities and professors of various faculties found this event very interesting.
On April 15 within the meetup of St. Petersburg R User Group Alexander Sirotkin, associate professor of the National Research University "Higher School of Economics" and the head of our Research Group will present his report on the advisory systems and R.
After the meeting with Ilya Pshenichny within the day of the profession at HSE, many students of the Bachelor programme Sociology and Social Informatics, entrants and participants of the Research Group were invited to the Playkot office. Playkot is the third largest game studio in Russia. It comes up with games for Vkontakte, Facebook and smartphones. Ilya Pshenichny, director of business development in Playkot, told about the projects of the studio, the game industry in Russia and the game development process.
25th of March there was a meeting of students of “Sociology and social informatics” Programme and minor “Data analysis and processing” with Ilya Pschenichny – the head of business development in Playkot.
On March 11 was held another seminar and workshop within the framework of our Research Group "Machine Learning and Social Computing". The first part of the event was devoted to the second part of the workshop of topic modeling and text mining. Next, Irina Krylova and Stanislav Kozlov told about visualization geocodes in R and Python. The main participants of the event were participants of our Research Group, students, undergraduates, post-graduate students and teachers of BAs "Sociology and Social Informatics" and "Political Science", as well as students of Minor "Data analysis".
On March 4, was held the regular seminar of the "Machine Learning and Social Computing" research group. Theme of the seminar: "Topic Modeling in Sociological and Political Studies". The event was attended not only by the members of the research group, but also by graduate students and teachers from different cohorts and programmes.
The workshop organised by our group took place during two Saturdays, February 18th and 25th, and gathered students from different cohorts and programmes, who are interested in Social Computing and Interaction Design.
On 11-12 of February DataFest took place in Mail.Ru Group office in Moscow. It is the conference dedicated to the Data Science and everything surrounding this sphere. HSE students and members of the Research Group "Machine Learning and Social Computing" took part in this event as listeners.