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KDD 2018 Project Showcase Track

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Brand new for KDD 2018, the Project Showcase Track offers a full day focused exclusively on innovative KDD-relevant projects from national and regional funding programs, as well as corporate, start-up, and nonprofit channels. We seek to bring together a diverse community of researchers in Machine Learning and Data Analytics, as well as partnerships in the social and physical sciences/arts, to show the state-of-the-art in research and applications.

Chairs: James Hodson and Dunia Mladenic


9:30am – 10:00amKDD Coffee break
10:00am – 10:20amKeynote by John Davies, BT
10:20am – 11:30amPresentations I (7 projects, 10 mins each)
11:30am – 12:00pm Demos I (of the presented 7 projects + 3 posters)
12:00 – 1:30pmKDD Lunch break
1:30pm – 1:50pmKeynote by Nuria De Lama Sanchez, ATOS
1:50pm – 3:00pmPresentations II (7 projects, 10 mins each)
3:00pm – 3:30pm Demos II (the presented 7 projects + 3 posters)
3:30pm – 4:00pmCoffee Break
4:00pm – 4:20pmKeynote by Marko Grobelnik, IJS
4:20pm – 4:50pmPresentations III (3 projects, 10 mins each)
4:50pm – 5:15m Demos III (the presented 3 projects + 6 posters)
5:15pm – 6:00pm PanelPanel

    Presentations I & Demos I

  • CityVerve: Smarter Transport through data analytics John Davies
  • SUNSEED (Sustainable and robust networking for smart electricity distribution) Blaž Kažič, Klemen Kenda and Dunja Mladenić
  • Physical Adversarial Attack on Object Detectors Shang-Tse Chen, Cory Cornelius, Jason Martin and Duen Horng Chau
  • PrEstoCloud: Proactive Cloud Resources Management at the Edge for Efficient Real-Time Big Data Processing Salman Taherizadeh, Blaz Novak, Sebastjan Vagaja, Marija Komatar and Marko Grobelnik
  • Xlike - Cross-lingual Knowledge Extraction (FP7-ICT-2011-7) Marko Grobelnik, Blaz Fortuna, Gregor Leban, Jan Rupnik and Andrej Muhic
  • Mining Medline for the visualisation of a global perspective on biomedical knowledge Joao Pita Costa, Luka Stopar, Paul Carlin, Flavio Fuart, Marko Grobelnik, Raghu Santanam, Chen Lu, Jonathan Wallace and Michaela Black
  • SetSearch+: Entity-Set-Aware Search and Mining for Scientific Literature Jiaming Shen, Jinfeng Xiao, Yu Zhang, Carl Yang, Jingbo Shang, Jinda Han, Saurabh Sinha, Peipei Ping, Richard Weinshilboum, Zhiyong Lu and Jiawei Han
  • Demos I

  • OPTIMUM Project: Geospatial data analysis for sustainable mobility Zala Herga, Luka Bradeško, Matej Senožetnik, Jasna Urbančič and Tine Šubic
  • X5GON Project Showcase Erik Novak, Blaz Fortuna and Primoz Skraba
  • DataBench: Evidence Based Big Data Benchmarking to Improve Business Performance Richard Stevens, Gabriella Cattaneo, Helena Schwenk, Cristina Pepato, Christopher Ostberg Hansen, Nuria De Lama Sanchez, Tomas Pariente Lobo, Chiara Francalanci, Barbara Pernici, Angela Geronazzo, Paolo Giacomazzi, Lucia Polidori, Arne Jørgen Berre, Volker
  • Presentations II & Demos II

  • European Data Science Academy Inna Novalija, Erik Novak and Marko Grobelnik
  • PoQaa: Deep Literature Mining for Open Access Publications Keqian Li, Ping Zhang, Honglei Liu, Hanwen Zha and Xifeng Yan
  • FTS: Faceted Taxonomy Construction and Search for Scientific Publications Hanwen Zha, Jiaming Shen, Keqian Li, Warren Greiff, Michelle Vanni, Jiawei Han and Xifeng Yan
  • EW-Shopp Project Showcase: Supporting Event and Weather-based Data Analytics and Marketing along the Shopper Journey Aljaž Košmerlj, Patrik Zajec and Žan Palčič
  • Möbius: Online Anomaly Detection and Diagnosis Jian Zhang, Richard Wydrowski, Zeqiang Wang, Sai Arrabolu, Keiji Kanazawa, Lech Gudalewicz, Hong Gao, Roman Roman Batoukov, Souren Aghajanyan and Kenneth Tran
  • Democratising Earth Observation Big Data With eo-learn: Application to Water-Level Monitoring Matej Aleksandrov, Matej Batic, Miha Kadunc, Klemen Kenda, Grega Milcinski, Rok Mocnik, Devis Peressutti, Blaz Sovdat and Anze Zupanc
  • SUMMA: Scalable Understanding of Multilingual Media Ulrich Germann, Alexandra Birch, Peggy van der Kreeft, Guntis Barzdins and Steve Renals
  • Demos II

  • Scholar Trajectory: Visualizing the Migration of Talents Zhou Shao, Jie Tang, Yutao Zhang, Bo Gao and Yongli Wang
  • Compression to the Rescue: Defending from Adversarial Attacks Across Modalities Nilaksh Das, Madhuri Shanbhogue, Shang-Tse Chen, Fred Hohman, Siwei Li, Li Chen, Michael Kounavis and Duen Horng Chau
  • MEEM: Meeting of Events and Evidence on the Map Mehdi Akbarian-Rastaghi, Behshid Behkamal and Asef Pourmasoumi
  • Presentations III & Demos III

  • AutoNet: Automated Network Construction and Exploration System from Domain-Specific Corpora Jingbo Shang, Qi Zhu, Jiaming Shen, Xuan Wang, Xiaotao Gu, Lance Kaplan, Timothy Harratty and Jiawei Han
  • The COTS Dashboard: Adapting Business Intelligence to help protect the Great Barrier Reef Samuel Matthews and Mary Bonin
  • J-PLOS: Java-based Platform for Learning Order Sets Daniel Gartner, Rema Padman and Yiye Zhang
  • Demos III

  • Blockchain based sensory data acquistion and validation Liyi Zhou and Chao Wu
  • UnBias: Emancipating Users Against Algorithmic Biases for a Trusted Digital Economy Ansgar Koene, Liz Dowthwaite, Giles Lane, Helena Webb, Virginia Portillo and Marina Jirotka
  • A Project Showcase for Planning Research Work towards Publishable Success Daheng Wang, Meng Jiang, Xueying Wang, Tong Zhao, Qingkai Zeng and Nitesh Chawla
  • Identifying Exoplanets Using Deep Learning Methods Noa Yehezkel
  • QROWD: Because Big Data Integration is Humanly Possible Eddy Maddalena, Luis Ibanez-Gonzalez, Elena Simperl, Mattia Zeni, Enrico Bignotti, Fausto Giunchiglia, Claus Stadler, Patrick Westphal, Luís P. F. Garcia and Jens Lehmann
  • IEEE P70xx, Establishing Standards for Ethical Technology Ansgar Koene, Adam Leon Smith, Takashi Egawa, Sukanya Mandal and Yohko Hatada

Program Committee

David Avakian, Facebook
Janez Brank, Jožef Stefan Institute
Kaja Dobrovoljc, University of Ljubljana
Maisa Cristina Duarte, Bradesco Bank S.A. and UFSCar
Johannes Erett, Cognism Ltd
James Hodson, Jožef Stefan Institute
Sharmistha Jat, Indian Institute of Science
Dunia Mladenic, Jožef Stefan Institute
Inna Novalija, Jožef Stefan Institute
Stefano Pacifico, Elemental Cognition

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