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PeWe (Personalized Web) Group

UISI @ FIIT @ STU Bratislava

Introduction

PeWe (Personalized Web) is an informal research group at the Institute of Informatics and Software Engineering, Slovak University of Technology, Faculty of Informatics and Information Technologies. It is concerned to the new trends in design, development and use of adaptive social web-based systems with semantics, which allow personalized presentation of information in various domains. Everybody interested in adaptation and personalization questions in web-based systems, adaptive, semantic and social web is welcome.

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Place and time

In autumn term of 2011/12 meetings will take place in the meeting room (D220) at the Faculty of Informatics and Information Technologies every Wednesday at 9:15. Meetup time is 9:00.

News

21.10. 2011 - ACM SPY - Student Project of the Year Czech and Slovak Competition

  • Pavol Bielik, Martin Labaj and Karol Rástočný are among the winners of the winners of the ACM SPY 2011: Pavol - 1st place in bachelor category, Martin - 4th place in master category, Karol - 5th place in master category (more photos).

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18.10. 2011 - Conference Participants Paper Award - Datakon 2011

  • The paper Michal Holub, Mária Bieliková: Grouping of News Articles according to Events was selected by the Conference Participants as one of the Best Papers at Datakon 2011

Award photo

30.9. 2011 - ACM SPY - ACM Czech Chapter and ACM Slovak Chapter Student Project of the Year

  • Pavol Bielik, Martin Labaj and Karol Rástočný advanced to the Finals - Prague, October 21, 2011.

23.9. 2011 - PeWe at the Researchers’ Night 2011

PeWe members again bring to the public unusual experience. We participate at the science festival Researchers’ night 2011 with our projects:

  • Power of the new Web - Michal Holub, Ivan Srba, Dušan Zeleník
  • Play for the better Web - Jakub Šimko, Michal Kompan, Balász Nagy
  • Move2Play: A step for your health - Pavol Bielik, Peter Krátky, Štefan Mitrík, Michal Tomlein
  • The Green Game: More Green More Fun - Eduard Kuric, Vladimír Mihál, Karol Rástočný

15.9. 2011 - Diploma Thesis of the Year - Czech and Slovak Competition

Diploma Thesis of the Year 2011 Diploma Thesis of the Year 2011

13.7. 2011 - Our Imagine Cup Team - Champions. Innovators. The Best Of The Best! Photos

  • Imagine Cup 2011 Quegee Team: Eduard Kuric, Vladimír Mihál and Karol Rástočný (mentor Michal Tvarožek), Game Design - Web (Silverlight) category won third place in the Worldwide Finals in New York City - Congratulations!

Imagine Cup Finals Quegee

29.6. 2011 - ED MEDIA 2011 Outstanding Paper Award

  • The paper Supporting Collaborative Web-based Education via Annotations (authors Marián Šimko, Michal Barla, Vladimír Mihál, Maroš Unčík, Mária Bieliková) presented by Marián Šimko was awarded the Outstanding Paper Award at the AACE ED-MEDIA 2011. Congratulations!

ED MEDIA Award 1 ED MEDIA Award Diploma

26.5. 2011 - Softec Grant Winner

  • Maroš Unčík won the Softec grant for the best master research project proposal. Committee recognised also the proposal submitted by Ivan Srba. Congratulations!

24.5. 2011 - More accepted papers to Summer 2011 Scientific Conferences and Workshops

23.5. 2011 - Our Imagine Cup Team in Game Design made it to the Worldwide Finals in New York City

  • Imagine Cup 2011 Quegee Team: Eduard Kuric, Vladimír Mihál and Karol Rástočný (mentor Michal Tvarožek) in Game Design - Web (Silverlight) category is now in World Wide Finals. Congratulations!

Imagine Cup Finals

13.5. 2011 - ACM SPY - Student Project of the Year Competition

ACM SPY poster

4.5. 2011 - Student Research Conference - IIT.SRC 2011 Awards Conferred on PeWe Members Photos

  • IIT.SRC Best Paper Award
    Jakub Ševcech: Automatic Web Content Annotation

  • IIT.SRC Dean’s Award
    Pavol Bielik, Peter Krátky, Štefan Mitrík, Michal Tomlein: Motivating Children to Increase Physical Activity by Means of Reward
    Tomáš Kramár: Detecting Search Sessions Using Document Metadata and Implicit Feedback

  • IIT.SRC Slovakia ACM Chapter Award
    Marián Šimko: Hybrid Approach to Automated Domain Model Creation for Adaptive Social Learning System

  • IIT.SRC IEEE Czechoslovakia Section
    Martin Labaj: Recommendation and Collaboration Based on Implicit Feedback in Web-Based Learning

  • IIT.SRC One of the Best Poster Awards (voted by IIT.SRC participants)
    Jakub Ševcech: Automatic Web Content Annotation

  • IIT.SRC Invent Design a Mobile Application
    Jakub Šimko: FeNa: Battery-Saving, Crowded-Space Navigation and Person Localization System. 1st Place
    Michal Holub: Collective Customer - Shopping Decision Support. 2nd Place

  • IIT.SRC Invent Design an Application for a Better World
    Dušan Zeleník, Jakub Šimko: Urban Guardian: Clean Streets through Anomaly Detection in Video Stream. 1st Place
    Martin Labaj: YouEHelp - Distributed Participatory Emergency Aid. 2nd Place
    Michal Kompan: Volunteers Activities Support. 3rd Place

27.4. 2011 - Student Research Conference IIT.SRC 2011 is approaching - May 4, 2011

  • We invite all friends to attend our Student Research Conference on May 4, 2011.
  • Participate in our PexAce tournament!

Keynote poster

4.4. 2011 - 9th PeWe Workshop is over

  • On April 1, 2011 our regular PeWe workshop took place in Vinicne.

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28.3. 2011 - Our Imagine Cup Team in Game Design made it to Round 2

  • Imagine Cup 2011 Team: Eduard Kuric, Vladimír Mihál a Karol Rástočný in Game Design: Web (Silverlight) category is now in Round 2. Congratulations!

21.3. 2011 - Accepted papers to Summer 2011 Scientific Conferences and Workshops

  • Jakub Šimko, Michal Tvarožek, Mária Bieliková: Little Search Game: Term Network Acquisition via a Human Computation Game. HT 2011
  • Jozef Tvarožek, Mária Bieliková: Wizard-of-Oz-Driven Bootstrapping of a Socially Intelligent. ED-MEDIA 2011
  • Marián Šimko, Michal Barla, Vladimír Mihál, Maroš Unčík, Mária Bieliková: Supporting Collaborative Web-based Education via Annotations. ED-MEDIA 2011
  • Michal Barla, Mária Bieliková, Anton Benčič and Márius Šajgalík: An Approach to Intelligent Interactive Social Network Geo Mapping. ISMIS 2011
  • Tomáš Kramár, Mária Bieliková: Towards Contextual Search: Metadata Based Interest Modeling Leveraging Activity Based Social Network, Short Contexts and Multiple Personas. UMAP 2011 Doctoral Consortium
  • Tomáš Kramár, Michal Barla and Mária Bieliková: PeWeProxy: A Platform for Ubiquitous Personalization of the “Wild” Web. UMAP 2011 Demo Session

20.3. 2011 - Accepted papers to the Student Research Conference - IIT.SRC 2011
Bachelor students

  • Balazs Nagy: Acquisition of Semantic Metadata via Interactive Games
  • Róbert Horváth: Supporting Term Explanation while Browsing in Slovak
  • Jakub Ševcech: Automatic Web Content Annotation
  • Pavol Bielik, Peter Krátky, Štefan Mitrík, Michal Tomlein: Motivating Children to Increase Physical Activity by Means of Reward
  • Máté Fejes: Concept-Cloud Navigation in Educational Web-Based System

Master students

  • Martin Jačala: An Approach to Named Entity Disambiguation Based on Explicit Semantics
  • Michal Lohnický: An Approach to Photo Album Visualization as a Collection of Memories and Experiences
  • Eduard Kuric: Automatic Photo Annotation Based on Visual Content Analysis
  • Marián Hönsch: Detecting User Communities Based on Latent and Dynamic Interest on a News Portal
  • Tomáš Majer: Leveraging Microblogs for Resource Ranking
  • Martin Virík: Recognizing Writing Style in Slovak Blogs
  • Martin Labaj: Recommendation and Collaboration Based on Implicit Feedback in Web-Based Learning
  • Vladimír Mihál: Relations Discovering in Educational Texts based on User Created Annotations
  • Karol Rástočný: Semantic Web Navigation Based on Adaptive Views
  • Róber Móro,Ivan Srba,Maroš Unčík: The Role of Tags in Personalized Web-Based Learning 2.0

Doctoral students

  • Dušan Zeleník: An Approach to Context Aware Event Reminding
  • Jakub Šimko: Augmenting Lightweight Semantics
  • Tomáš Kramár: Detecting Search Sessions Using Document Metadata and Implicit Feedback
  • Marián Šimko: Hybrid Approach to Automated Domain Model Creation for Adaptive Social Learning System
  • Ján Suchal: Improving News Recommendations with Implicit Negative Feedback
  • Michal Holub: Information Integration in the Domain of News Articles
  • Michal Kompan: News Articles Classification Based on Vector Representation Including Words’ Collocations

10.2. 2011 - Four New Doctors of Philosophy

  • Michal Barla, Peter Bartalos, Jozef Tvarožek, Michal Tvarožek are now Doctors of Philosophy (photos).

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10.2. 2011 - Dissertation Defences

  • 10:30 - Jozef Tvarožek: Bootstrapping a Socially Intelligent Tutoring.
  • 12:00 - Peter Bartalos: Effective Automatic Dynamic Semantic Web Service Composition.
  • 13:30 - Michal Barla: Towards Social-based User Modeling and Personalization.
  • 15:00 - Michal Tvarožek: Exploratory Search in the Adaptive Social Semantic Web.

7.2. 2011 - Spring Semester Seminars Schedule

  • PeWe seminar is scheduled for every Thursday 9:30-11:00 (room D220).

23.1. 2011 - Accepted papers to Spring 2011 Scientific Conferences and Workshops

  • Dušan Zeleník, Mária Bieliková: News Recommending Based On Text Similarity And User Behaviour. WEBIST 2011

15.1. 2011 - Student Research Competition at SIGCSE 2011

9.1. 2011 - Accepted papers to Winter 2011 Scientific Conferences and Workshops

  • Michal Kompan, Dušan Zeleník, Mária Bieliková: Personalized Recommendation of News Articles. ZNALOSTI 2011
  • Tomáš Kramár, Michal Barla, Mária Bieliková: Open-Web User Modeling. ZNALOSTI 2011
  • Jakub Šimko, Michal Tvarožek, Mária Bieliková: Creating Games with a Purpose as Tools for Knowledge Acquisition: Little Google Game. ZNALOSTI 2011
  • Milan Lučanský, Marián Šimko: Can HTML Tags Improve Automatic Term Recognition? ZNALOSTI 2011

Questions

Feel free to send any questions and comments regarding this web page to bielik (at fiit.stuba.sk).