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New workshop in March in Galway “Money, Uncertainty and the Macroeconomy” – call for participation

New workshop in March in Galway “Money, Uncertainty and the Macroeconomy” – call for participation

Instead of the suspended workshop in Brighton 2015, Srinivas Raghavendra, Peter Richmond and Oleg Yordanov organise a WG 2 meeting in Galway, March 14-16, 2016 about Money, Uncertainty and the Macroeconomy. This workshop builds on knowledge exchange and work done at events in Milano 2015 and Sevilla 2014. If you…

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STSM – Structure of Topological Spaces of Networks Emerging via Social Knowledge Building – report of Miroslav Andjelkovic

STSM – Structure of Topological Spaces of Networks Emerging via Social Knowledge Building – report of Miroslav Andjelkovic

As part of this STSM, in the period from 07.12.2015 to 17.12.2015, I worked at the Department of  Theoretical Physics at The Jozef Stefan Institute in Ljubljana, under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Bosiljaka Tadic. During this time, we manage to finish the work according to the proposed goals of…

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After Amsterdam – a report from “Making sense of education indicators”

After Amsterdam – a report from “Making sense of education indicators”

Education is an important aspect of society and assessing the progress made by learners is key to appreciating, validating and if need be improving the educational system in place. Determining how to best assess learning outcomes continues to be a challenge for teachers and policy makers alike. From collaborative problem…

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COST Exploratory Workshop “Integrating the Stake of Rare Disciplines at the European Level”, September 9, 2015 – a personal account

COST Exploratory Workshop “Integrating the Stake of Rare Disciplines at the European Level”, September 9, 2015 – a personal account

On September 9, 2015 the COST Association and the National Rectors’ conferences of France (CPU), Germany (HRK), Hungary (MRK), Poland (CRASP) and the Netherlands (VSNU) hosted an Exploratory Workshop “Integrating the stake of rare disciplines at the European level”, in Brussels (Belgium). This workshop was held with the participation of…

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After “The role of knowledge maps for access to digital archives” – a workshop report

After “The role of knowledge maps for access to digital archives” – a workshop report

Report of the COST TD1210 Workshop “The role of knowledge maps for access to Digital Archives“ Some COST funded meetings have the essence of COST all in a nutshell; and Milena Dobreva as a Local Organizer seems to have a specific gift to bring this to life. Two years ago…

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STSM report – Knowledge Transfer on Information Visualization.

STSM report – Knowledge Transfer on Information Visualization.

With the advent of information overload and the increase popularity in Big Data applications, there is an increasing need to present information in ways in which can be easily assimilated. Information Visualization is a key factor in interfaces and information architecture of contemporary systems. There are currently many opportunities for…

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