UNIA Summer School: Data Science and Machine Learning with Applications

Members of DaSCI Andalusian Institute on Data Science and Computational Intelligence are organising a summer school with the International University of Andalucía (UNIA). The school, entitled “Data Science and Machine Learning with Applications” will be fully virtual (online), held 24-28th August and taught predominantly in Spanish (with some materials or talks in English). More infoContinue reading “UNIA Summer School: Data Science and Machine Learning with Applications”

ACM SIGIR 2020 Tutorial: Reciprocal Recommendation

The half-day Tutorial “Reciprocal Recommendation: matching users with the right users”, is part of the programme of the 43rd International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (ACM SIGIR’20) organised in Xi’an (China), 25-30th July 2020.   The Tutorial was held on 26th July 2020. Get a glimpse about this Tutorial aimsContinue reading “ACM SIGIR 2020 Tutorial: Reciprocal Recommendation”

Keep calm and move south: DSRS Lab joins DaSCI Institute in Granada, Spain!

Having very recently materialised the plans – sought long time ago – to move to my home place in Spain by joining the University of Granada, the DSRS Lab in Bristol will of course follow. The lab is now becoming part of the Andalusian Institute of Data Science and Computational Intelligence (DaSCI), a multi-university institute basedContinue reading “Keep calm and move south: DSRS Lab joins DaSCI Institute in Granada, Spain!”

Large-Scale Decision Making Overview, published in Information Fusion

The research area of Large Group Decision Making (LGDM) has acquired growing importance in the last 5 to 6 six years, with many researchers around the globe developing models and solutions to support collective decisions at large scale. A variant of this LGDM framework, called Large-Scale Decision Making is the subject of this article published inContinue reading “Large-Scale Decision Making Overview, published in Information Fusion”

Seed-corn funding 2020 winners (Jean Golding Institute)

we are pleased to start the new year with great news. Two DSRS lab members will participate alongside Dr. Zoi Toumpakari (Lecturer in Nutrition and Behaviour Change in Bristol), Daniele Quercia and Luca Maria Aiello  from King’s College London & Nokia Bell Labs, in a seed-corn funded project with the Jean Golding Institute: ‘Automating food aggregationContinue reading “Seed-corn funding 2020 winners (Jean Golding Institute)”

Off to ACM Recsys 2019

Three members of DSRS are finishing their packing to arrive at Copenhagen (yes, there are Chinese pagodas in Copenhagen!) this weekend when ACM Recsys 2019, the Premier Worldwide Conference on Recommender Systems, is about to start. We are glad to have three accepted papers in the whole technical programme; (i) one on user-to-user reciprocal recommendations inContinue reading “Off to ACM Recsys 2019”

1st International ‘Alan Turing’ Conference on Decision Support and Recommender Systems (DSRS-Turing 2019)

1st International ‘Alan Turing’ Conference on Decision Support and Recommender Systems (DSRS-Turing 2019) https://dsrs-turing.github.io London, UK. 21-22 November 2019 Decision Making processes constantly occur in our daily lives, both at an individual, collective and large-scale societal level. Even for machines and AI systems, making autonomous and rational decisions has nowadays become part of their core duties. DecisionContinue reading “1st International ‘Alan Turing’ Conference on Decision Support and Recommender Systems (DSRS-Turing 2019)”

Ivan Palomares speaks and is interviewed at Search-Star’19 conference (Bath, UK)

The SearchStar 2019 conference on Analytics of Conversion was held in Bath last 27th June, organised by Search Star , an UK-based company founded in 2005 and focused on advancing digital strategies for marketing and advertisement. Ivan Palomares from DSRS was one of the speakers at the event, where he delivered the talk Personalisation & RecommenderContinue reading “Ivan Palomares speaks and is interviewed at Search-Star’19 conference (Bath, UK)”

Zijian Shi – Congratulations and Future Welcome to Bristol and DSRS!

We are pleased to congratulate Mr Zijian Shi, who has obtained a prestigious UK-China PhD scholarship from the China Scholarship Council (CSC) to initiate his PhD studies at the University of Bristol, with the DSRS Lab, after summer 2019. Zijian has  international experience studying abroad, having received two Masters’ Degrees: one on Management Sciences and EngineeringContinue reading “Zijian Shi – Congratulations and Future Welcome to Bristol and DSRS!”