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World Humanitarian Summit invites QCRI to showcase research
QCRI’s AIDR technology to feature at inaugural summit’s Innovation Marketplace.
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QCRI in deal with UK’s Speechmatics to take Arabic transcription technology global
Cambridge-based company will use a QCRI product known as QATS to transcribe Arabic broadcasts and audio files into text and subtitles.
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QCRI’s 2016 summer internships begin
Students given the opportunity to work with Arabic language technologies, data analytics, social computing, cyber security, distributed systems, and computational science and engineering specialists.
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QCRI’s technology deployed in wake of Ecuador quake
AIDR and MicroMappers deployed to provide information to local responders following 7.8-magnitude earthquake.
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QCRI’s ‘Guilt by Association’ tool targets suspicious domains
A group of scientists at Qatar Computing Research Institute has invented a new tool to identify unknown malicious domains by using a real-life principle.
Messi makes rare moves but Ronaldo ‘just another player’
Lionel Messi is an extraordinary footballer whose on-field manoeuvres are rare, whereas Cristiano Ronaldo moves in similar ways to scores of other players, new QCRI research has found.
viral social media.jpeg QCRI research on viral social media events shows people ‘flock like birds’
New research developed by QCRI has shown that people adopt herd mentality when events go viral on social media.

In the Media


Speechmatics Partners with QCRI for Arabic Speech-to-Text Transcription


Speechmatics is working with the Qatar Computing Research Institute to transcribe Arabic broadcasts and audio files into text. U.K. firm Speechmatics this week announced plans to use the Qatar ...

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Six Ways Social Media is Changing the World


Around the world, billions of us use social media every day, and that number just keeps growing. In fact, it’s estimated that by 2018, 2.44 billion people will be using social networks, up from ...

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AI helps answer thousands of health queries in Zambia via SMS


For many people in Zambia with health queries, sending a text message is the best way to get it answered. U-report, a free SMS-based service set up by UNICEF and run by volunteers, receives many ...

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Past Events



Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference 2016 (ARC'16)

Download ICS File 22/03/2016  - 23/03/2016 ,

The Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference 2016 (ARC’16) will be held on 22nd and 23rd March,2016 at the Qatar National Convention Center. The conference aims to advance Qatar’s ambitious ...

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Coding is Cool 2016

Download ICS File 21/03/2016 , QNCC Room 215-217

Organized by Qatar Computing Research Institute and MIT-Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory

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Self-Driving Cars Are Coming - Public Talk by Daniela Rus

Download ICS File 20/03/2016 , QNCC Room 215-217

Abstract: We spend a lot of time in out cars, yet this is a part of our lives where we have been vulnerable to the world's leading cause of bodily harm. Now, the digitization of practically ...

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World Humanitarian Summit invites QCRI to showcase research


QCRI’s Social Computing team members discuss plans for the summit with Dr Ahmed Elmagarmid (second from left). The Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), one of Hamad bin Khalifa University’s ...

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QCRI in deal with UK’s Speechmatics to take Arabic transcription technology global


UK-based company Speechmatics is to use technology developed by the Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), a division of Hamad bin Khalifa University, to take Arabic speech-to-text services to ...

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IT Interrupted


When it comes to women in information technology, Qatar represents a dichotomy. Many women computer scientists and engineers are involved in cutting-edge research in the field; but this goes ...

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