HSE has ranked 7th amongst universities in Eurasia. The ranking has been compiled for the first time by Times Higher Education and is presented by Kazan Federal University.
The Higher School of Economics has climbed to 38th place in the QS Young University ranking rising 10 places compared to the last year.
Cybersport is a vital and debatable topic for the scientific society. For example, it is still unclear whether eSports can be called as a type of traditional sports or not. Even though such questions are still unanswerable, on the 28th of April Ksenia Konstantinova, Vsevolod Suschevskiy, and Ekaterina Marchenko told the audience about several important for the eSports themes during the regular research group seminar: broadcasts of the major tournaments and transfers between cybersport teams.
When evaluating the success of a team is not sophisticated processes, according to an out-of-date Elo rating model is often used, which evaluates only victory or defeat, improperly works with a draw, and ignores individual players in a team with different experience. At the first in 2018 seminar Research Group "Machine Learning and Social Computing" Alexander Sirotkin on the example of the game "What? Where? When?" told about the TrueSkill rating system, and how to improve it, by giving the greater contribution of the leader and estimation of cases where the team played in the incomplete composition.
The scope of academic programmes of HSE St. Petersburg in 2018-2019 includes brand new Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees open for international students, who are welcome to apply from mid-November 2017. Since November 15, 2017 HSE St. Petersburg's programmes have already received 32 Bachelor's and 19 Master's applications. Furthermore, by December, in terms of geography, applications have come from Central America (El Salvador) to Africa (Egypt) and Southeast Asia (Vietnam), in addition to Kazakhstan, Armenia, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.
The paper written by the professor of the Department of Economics is accepted for publication in the Journal of Urban Economics
The paper «Why do newer cities promise higher wages in Russia?» written by Alexander Skorobogatov, the professor of the Department of Economics, is accepted for publication in the Journal of Urban Economics.
Born on the borderline of Estonia and Russia, Anželika Varblane has never visited Russia before she decided to apply to master's degree in St. Petersburg. Here is her story of choice collision, adaptation, future prospects, and experience economy studies and research with HSE St. Petersburg.
Excited by her studies at HSE St Petersburg, Aikaterini (Katerina) Kandylidou, a native of Thessaloniki, Greece, shares her experience of enrolling at HSE in the popular Master’s programme in Experience Economy: Hospitality and Tourism, and gives some insights into daily life in Russia.
The scope of academic programmes of HSE St. Petersburg in 2018-2019 includes brand new Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees open for international students, who are welcome to apply from mid-November 2017.
On the seminar of our Research Group on November 16, Olga Silyutina told about the ways of applying the LIME method. The classical tasks of machine learning were used as examples: regression and classification, including the demonstration in both R and Python.