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Call for participation

2018 Annual BigData@BTH Workshop

Blekinge Institute of Technology, Karlskrona, October 11-12, 2018


Welcome to the annual workshop within the BigData@BTH project. The project has been running for four years in September 2018, and we will at the workshop have interesting keynotes, present the project progress as well as discuss and plan for the coming year(s).

The purpose of the workshop is:

– To bring together everyone working in the project, from both academia and industry.
– Present recent work in the project.
– Have a nice time together

The workshop starts with lunch 12.00 the 11h of Oct. and ends with lunch on the 12th of Oct. The workshop will be in room J1620.


The workshop will be held at Blekinge Institute of Technology, Karlskrona. You can fill in the registration form for the workshop here.

Program outline

Thursday 2018-10-11

12:00-13:00  Lunch
13:00-13:30  General status update for the project, Håkan Grahn
13:30-14:30  Industrial Keynote: “AI and Machine Learning in the world of 5G,” Jörgen Gustafsson, Ericsson Research
14:30-14:50  Coffee break
14:50-15:50  Session 1. Chair: Lars Lundberg
“How to Measure Energy Consumption in Machine Learning algorithms,” Eva Garcia-Martin
“User Feedback and Uncertainty in User Guided Binarization,” Florian Westphal
“Automatic and Adaptive Handwritten Digit Recognition on Document Images,” Huseyin Kusetogullari
15:50-16:00  Short break
16:00-17:00  Session 2. Chair: Martin Boldt
“Temporal Quality of Experience Model Trees,” Markus Fiedler
“An Expertise Recommender System based on Data from an Institutional Repository (DIVA),” Milena Angelova
“Handling Non-linear Relations in Support Vector Machines through Hyperplane Folding,” Lars Lundberg
19:00-           Dinner

Friday 2018-10-12

08:30-09:30  Academic Keynote, “Resource Management in Heterogeneous Systems,” Prof. Andreas Polze, Hasso-Plattner Institute, Potsdam, Germany
09:30-10:30  Session 3. Chair: Abbas Cheddad
“Multi-level Elastic Deployment of Containerized Applications in Geo-distributed Environments,” Emiliano Casalicchio
“Using VaderSentiment and SVM for customer response sentiment,” Anton Borg
“Fuzzy logic to create a visual data summary of telecom operator’s customer base,” Lars Lundberg
10:30-10:50  Coffee break
10:50-11:50  Session 4. Chair: Anton Borg
“Anomaly detection of event sequences using multiple temporal resolutions and Markov chains,” Martin Boldt
“Outlier Detection for Video Session Data Using Sequential Pattern Mining,” Shahrooz Abghari
“Profiling of Household Residents’ Electricity Consumption Behavior using Clustering Analysis,” Christian Nordahl
11:50-12:00  Closing remarks, Håkan Grahn
12:00-13:00  Lunch
appr. 13:00  End


Håkan Grahn, BTH

Lars Lundberg, BTH

Important dates

October 2: Registration deadline
October 11-12: Workshop


Please contact,
for questions regarding registration,
local arrangements, travelling, etc.

Project partners

Blekinge Institute of Technology
Arkiv Digital
Indigo IPEX
Noda Intelligent Systems
Sony Mobile Communications
Telenor Sverige