With great pleasure we announced an award conferred to members and recent alumni of CEID. In particular, Dr. Athanasios Nikolakopoulos
(PhD in 2016, MS in 2011 and Dipl. Eng. in 2010 all from CEID) currently Research Associate at the Digital Technology Centre (DTC) of the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, USA, Mr. Vassilis Kalantzis
(Dipl. Eng.’11, MS'14 all from CEID) currently PhD candidate at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) of the University of Minnesota, and CEID Professors Ioannis Garofalakis
and Efstratios Gallopoulos
received the Best Paper Award for their paper “Factored proximity models for top-N recommendations” at the IEEE International Conference on Big Knowledge (IEEE ICBK’17)
. The paper was presented by Dr. Nikolakopoulos at the aforementioned conference that was held this past August in Hefei, China. Announcements of the award were also made by the DTC and the Dept. of CSE of the University of Minneapolis Twin Cities.