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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 – 4:15pmKeynote by Marko Grobelnik, IJS
4:15pm – 4:45pmPresentations III (3 projects, 10 mins each)
4:45pm – 5:15pm Demos III (the presented 3 projects + 6 posters)
5:15pm - 5:30pmKeynote by Chaitanya Baru (NSF)
5:30pm – 6:00pm PanelPanel

    Presentations I & Demos I

  • CityVerve: Smarter Transport through data analytics

    John Davies (BT Research & Innovation), Sandra Stincic Clarke (BT Research & Innovation), Irene McAleese (See.Sense), Michael Taylor (Queen’s University Belfast), Adele Marshall (Queen’s University Belfast)

    Presentation Abstract (PDF)

  • Load forecasting for smart electricity distribution in SUNSEED project

    Blaž Kažič, Klemen Kenda, and Dunja Mladenić (Jožef Stefan Institute)

    Presentation Abstract (PDF)

  • Physical Adversarial Attack on Object Detectors

    Shang-Tse Chen (Georgia Institute of Technology), Cory Cornelius (Intel Corporation), Jason Martin (Intel Corporation), and Duen Horng (Polo) Chau (Georgia Institute of Technology)

    Presentation Abstract (PDF)

  • 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, Blaž Fortuna, Gregor Leban, Jan Rupnik, Andrej Muhič, and Aljaž Košmerlj (Jozef Stefan Institute)

    Presentation Abstract (PDF)

  • Mining Medline for the visualisation of a global perspective on biomedical knowledge

    Joao Pita Costa (Quintelligence), L. Stopar (Quintelligence and Jožef Stefan Institute), F. Fuart (Quintelligence and Jožef Stefan Institute), M. Grobelnik (Quintelligence and Jožef Stefan Institute), R. Santanam (Arizona State University), C. Lu (Arizona State University), P. Carlin (South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust), M. Black (Ulster University), and J. Wallace (Ulster University)

    Presentation Abstract (PDF)

  • SetSearch+: Entity-Set-Aware Search and Mining for Scientific Literature

    Jiaming Shen (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Jinfeng Xiao (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Yu Zhang (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Carl Yang (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Jingbo Shang (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Jinda Han (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Saurabh Sinha (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Peipei Ping (University of California, Los Angeles), Richard Weinshilboum (Mayo Clinic), Zhiyong Lu (National Library of Medicine), and Jiawei Han (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

    Presentation Abstract (PDF)

  • Demos I

  • OPTIMUM Project: Geospatial data analysis for sustainable mobility

    Luka Bradeško, Zala Herga, Matej Senožetnik, Tine Šubic, and Jasna Urbančič (Jožef Stefan Institute)

    Presentation Abstract (PDF)

  • X5GON Project Showcase

    Erik Novak, Blaž Fortuna, and Primož Škraba (Jožef Stefan Institute)

    Presentation Abstract (PDF)

  • DataBench: Evidence Based Big Data Benchmarking to Improve Business Performance

    Richard Stevens (IDC Italy), Gabriella Cattaneo (IDC Italy), Helena Schwenk (IDC Italy), Cristina Pepato (IDC Italy), Christopher Ostberg Hansen (IDC Italy), Nuria De Lama Sanchez (Atos Spain SA), Tomas Pariente Lobo (Atos Spain SA), Chiara Francalanci (Politecnico di Milano), Barbara Pernici (Politecnico di Milano), Angela Geronazzo (Politecnico di Milano), Paolo Giacomazzi (Politecnico di Milano), Lucia Polidori (Politecnico di Milano), Arne Jørgen Berre (SINTEF), Volker Hoffman (SINTEF), Marko Grobelnik (Jožef Stefan Institute), James Hodson (Jožef Stefan Institute), Todor Ivanov (Frankfurt Big Data Lab, Goethe University), and Roberto V. Zicari (Frankfurt Big Data Lab, Goethe University)

    Presentation Abstract (PDF)

  • Presentations II & Demos II

  • European Data Science Academy

    Inna Novalija (Jožef Stefan Institute), Erik Novak (Jožef Stefan Institute), and Mark Grobelnik (Jožef Stefan Institute)

    Presentation Abstract (PDF)

  • PoQaa: Deep Literature Mining for Open Access Publications

    Keqian Li, Ping Zhang, Honglei Liu, Hanwen Zha, and Xifeng Yan (University of California, Santa Barbara)

    Presentation Abstract (PDF)

  • FTS: Faceted Taxonomy Construction and Search for Scientific Publications

    Hanwen Zha (University of California, Santa Barbara), Jiaming Shen (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Keqian Li (University of California, Santa Barbara), Warren Greiff (MITRE Corporation) Michelle T. Vanni (US Army Research Laboratory), Jiawei Han (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), and Xifeng Yan (University of California, Santa Barbara)

    Presentation Abstract (PDF)

  • EW-Shopp Project Showcase: Supporting Event and Weather-based Data Analytics and Marketing along the Shopper Journey

    Aljaž Košmerlj, Patrik Zajec, and Žan Palčič (Jozef Stefan Institute)

    Presentation Abstract (PDF)

  • Möbius: Online Anomaly Detection and Diagnosis

    Jian Zhang, Richard Wydrowski, Zeqiang Wang, Sai Sankalp Arrabolu, Keiji Kanazawa, Lech Gudalewicz, Hong Gao, Roman Batoukov, and Souren Aghajanyan (Microsoft Universal Store Data and Analytics Team)

    Presentation Abstract (PDF)

  • Democratising Earth Observation Big Data With eo-learn: Application to Water-Level Monitoring

    Matej Aleksandrov (Sinergise), Matej Batic (Sinergise), Miha Kadunc (Sinergise), Grega Milcinski (Sinergise), Rok Mocnik (Sinergise), Devis Peressutti (Sinergise), Blaz Sovdat (Sinergise), Anze Zupanc (Sinergise), Klemen Kenda (Jozef Stefan Institute)

    Presentation Abstract (PDF)

  • SUMMA: Scalable Understanding of Multilingual Media

    Ulrich Germann (University of Edinburgh), Alexandra Birch (University of Edinburgh), Peggy van der Kreeft (Deutsche Welle), Guntis Barzdins (University of Latvia), and Steve Renals (University of Edinburgh)

    Presentation Abstract (PDF)

  • Demos II

  • Scholar Trajectory: Visualizing the Migration of Talents

    Zhou Shao (Nanjing University of Science and Technology), Jie Tang (Tsinghua University), Yutao Zhang (Tsinghua University), Bo Gao (Tsinghua University), and Yongli Wang (Nanjing University of Science and Technology)

    Presentation Abstract (PDF)

  • Compression to the Rescue: Defending from Adversarial Attacks Across Modalities

    Nilaksh Das (Georgia Institute of Technology), Madhuri Shanbhogue (Georgia Institute of Technology), Shang-Tse Chen (Georgia Institute of Technology), Fred Hohman (Georgia Institute of Technology), Siwei Li (Georgia Institute of Technology), Li Chen (Intel Corporation), Michael E. Kounavis Duen (Intel Corporation), and Horng Chau (Georgia Institute of Technology)

    Presentation Abstract (PDF)

  • 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 (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign), Qi Zhu (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign), Jiaming Shen (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign), Xuan Wang (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign), Xiaotao Gu (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign), Lance Kaplan (US Army Research Laboratory), Timothy Harratty (US Army Research Laboratory), and Jiawei Han (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign)

    Presentation Abstract (PDF)

  • The COTS Dashboard: Adapting Business Intelligence to help protect the Great Barrier Reef

    Samuel A. Matthews (James Cook University) and Mary Bonin (Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority)

    Presentation Abstract (PDF)

  • J-PLOS: Java-based Platform for Learning Order Sets

    Daniel Gartner (Cardiff University), Yiye Zhang (Cornell University), and Rema Padman (Carnegie Mellon University)

    Presentation Abstract (PDF)

  • 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 (University of Nottingham), Liz Dowthwaite (University of Nottingham), Giles Lane (Proboscis), Helena Webb (University of Oxford), Virginia Portillo (University of Nottingham), and Marina Jirotka (University of Oxford)

    Presentation Abstract (PDF)

  • A Project Showcase for Planning Research Work towards Publishable Success

    Daheng Wang (University of Notre Dame), Meng Jiang (University of Notre Dame), Xueying Wang (University of Notre Dame), Tong Zhao (University of Notre Dame) Qingkai Zeng (University of Notre Dame), and Nitesh V. Chawla (University of Notre Dame)

    Presentation Abstract (PDF)

  • QROWD: Because Big Data Integration is Humanly Possible

    Eddy Maddalena (University of Southampton), Luis-Daniel Ibáñez (University of Southampton), Elena Simperl (University of Southampton), Mattia Zeni (University of Trento), Enrico Bignotti (University of Trento), Fausto Giunchiglia (University of Trento & Jilin University), Claus Stadler (University of Leipzig), Patrick Westphal (University of Leipzig), Luís P. F. Garcia (University of Leipzig), and Jens Lehmann (University of Bonn)

    Presentation Abstract (PDF)

  • IEEE P70xx, Establishing Standards for Ethical Technology

    Ansgar Koene (University of Nottingham), Adam Leon Smith (Piccadilly Labs), Takashi Egawa (NEC corporation), Sukanya Mandalh (IEEE) and Yohko Hatada (EMLS RI)

    Presentation Abstract (PDF)

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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