WG3

WG3: Education of a new generation of experts in knowledge extraction from massive datasets

Short description: this group has the task of identifying critical gaps in the Big Data users’ skills, organizing materials needed for training and education of users, and organizing training sessions.

WG3 Leader: Dr. Giuseppe Longo (Italy)
WG3 Vice-Leader: Dr. Brian Mac Namee (Ireland)

Apply to the BigSkyEarth Training School: Big Data in Simulations and Observations

Posted by on Sep 13, 2018 in announcements, News, Training School, WG1, WG2, WG3, WG4, Working Group | Comments Off on Apply to the BigSkyEarth Training School: Big Data in Simulations and Observations

Apply to the BigSkyEarth Training School: Big Data in Simulations and Observations

BigSkyEarth is organizing its final Training School, focused on Big Data in simulations and observations. It will take place at the Tuorla observatory, the University of Turku, on Nov. 26 – Dec.1, 2018. Key practitioners from the astronomy, the Earth observation and the computer science domains will be participating in the School contributing the perspectives of both the academic and the industrial sector. Grants will be made available by the Action for a number of participants. The procedure for applying and for the selection of...

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BigSkyEarth Conference: AstroGeoInformatics

Posted by on Aug 17, 2018 in announcements, News, WG1, WG2, WG3, WG4, Working Group | Comments Off on BigSkyEarth Conference: AstroGeoInformatics

BigSkyEarth Conference: AstroGeoInformatics

BigSkyEarth is organizing the conference AstroGeoInformatics – Knowledge Discovery in Big Data from Astronomy and Earth Observation in Tenerife, Spain, on December 17-19, 2018. The conference is hosted by Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias and Universidad de La Laguna. The BigSkyEarth book of the same topic will be presented at the conference! Conference contributions will be published as proceedings on zenodo.org. What is BigSkyEarth? With the current emergence of Terabyte(TB)-scale astronomical and Earth observation systems, the...

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WGs meeting in Skopje

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WGs meeting in Skopje

BigSkyEarth COST Action organizes its next WGs meeting in Skopje, fYR Macedonia, on July 13-14, 2018, at the Faculty of Computer Science and Enginee¸ring (FCSE), Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje. The meeting aims and facilitating joint research efforts and finalizing the work on BigSkyEarth book. The workshop will be an opportunity to discuss possibilities for the continuation of BigSkyEarth network collaboration after the end of COST funding. The main topic of the meeting is wrapping up the discussion and materials on the...

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Presentations from the BigSkyEarth workshop

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Presentations from the BigSkyEarth workshop

BigSkyEarth COST Action organized its third workshop, with the topic “Big Data processing in the forthcoming era of ultra-high resolutions“, in Novi Sad, Serbia, on February 26-27, 2018. The workshop participants discussed the challenges that arise with the expansion of remote sensing market using UAVs and with the expansion of astronomical sky surveys and airborne astronomy. Here you can find some of the presentations given at the workshop.     Alison B Lowndes (NVIDIA, UK) “Artificial Intelligence in, arounf &...

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BigSkyEarth workshop in Novi Sad

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BigSkyEarth workshop in Novi Sad

BigSkyEarth COST Action organizes its third workshop, with the topic “Big Data processing in the forthcoming era of ultra-high resolutions“, in Novi Sad, Serbia, on February 26-27, 2018, at the Faculty of Technical Sciences of the University of Novi Sad. The workshop participants will discuss the challenges that arise with the expansion of remote sensing market using UAVs and with the expansion of astronomical sky surveys and airborne astronomy. The workshop will be an opportunity to seek project collaborations and discuss funding...

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WG3&4 Meeting in Bulgaria: working on joint projects and books

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WG3&4 Meeting in Bulgaria: working on joint projects and books

BigSkyEarth is organizing a Working Group meeting in Kamchia, Bulgaria, on October 12 & 13, 2017. The meeting’s main focus will be the work on joint projects and books and online repository. The meeting is hosted by the Institute of Mathematics and Informatics of the Bulgarian Academy of Science. The meeting agenda and program The meeting aims and facilitating joint research efforts and work on a book and online repository of training codes and learning material. The working title is “Big Data in Astro-Geo-Informatics:...

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WG1&2 Meeting in Prague: toward joint projects and books

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WG1&2 Meeting in Prague: toward joint projects and books

BigSkyEarth is organizing a Working Group meeting in Prague, on June 30 & July 1, 2017. The meeting combines presentations on astroinformatics advancements and discussions on joint research projects, books and training material. The first day is shared with the Astroinformatics Symposium at EWASS conference, while the second day is mostly focused on work toward possible joint projects and BigSkyEarth research book and repository of training materials. The meeting agenda and program Friday, June 30, 2017: This day is devoted to talks about...

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Call for Short Term Scientific Missions

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Call for Short Term Scientific Missions

This is a call for Short Term Scientific Missions (STSM) within BigSkyEarth COST Action. Short Term Scientific Missions (STSM) are exchange visits aimed at supporting individual mobility, strengthening existing networks and fostering collaboration between researchers. A STSM should specifically contribute to the scientific objectives of the COST Action, whilst at the same time allowing those partaking in the missions to learn new techniques, gain access to specific data, instruments and/or methods not available in their own...

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BigSkyEarth Workshop in Sopron

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BigSkyEarth Workshop in Sopron

BigSkyEarth COST Action organizes its second workshop, with the topic “Big Data processing and management concepts for new platforms“, in Sopron, Hungary, on February 23-24, 2017. The workshop participants will discuss the future of Big Data platforms in Earth Observations and astronomy, suggest how to expand their work into larger collaborations and seek potential research partners among the workshop participants (if you wonder, here is why your company should join BigSkyEarth) Workshop Description If we look at future...

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Building collaborations – report from the BigSkyEarth meeting in Helsinki

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Building collaborations – report from the BigSkyEarth meeting in Helsinki

The main topic of the BigSkyEarth meeting in Helsinki on 10-11 October, 2016, at the Finnish Geospatial Research Institute and co-organized by the University of Helsinki, Department of Physics,  was preparation of the ITN proposals and how to boost collaborative work within BigSkyEarth network. The meeting was a success as three trans-disciplinary collaborative groups emerged working on joint proposals: Hyperspectral Imaging; Engaging Mobile Data to Strengthen Disaster Resilience in Europe; Meteor Atmospheric Plasma Light Emission Each group...

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