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Article: Google Global Planning Committee for Women in Computer Science

I have been given an opportunity to join Google Global Planning Committee for Women in Computer Science in an effort to identify ways we can have the greatest impact and reach more women in tech. As member of this committee I will partner with Google...

Also labeled: Computer Science

Article: RTVSLO: Ugriznimo znanost (Bite the Science)

In November 2011, a show called Ugriznimo znanost (Bite the Science) has been shot at the Faculty of Computer and Information Science by the national public broadcasting organization (RTVSLO). Bite the Science is a weekly series on the educational...

Article: Renaming: MF - Matrix Factorization Techniques for Data Mining

In this short post I would like to update you on some recent changes in the MF - Matrix Factorization Techniques for Data Mining Library. Recently, the library MF - Matrix Factorization Techniques for Data Mining has been moved and renamed. It is...

Article: GSoC: MF - Matrix Factorization Techniques for Data Mining Review

Google Summer of Code 2011 has finished. On 22th of August it was firm "pencils down" date and today, on 26th of August, has been final evaluation deadline. Therefore, it is time for a small review to be published here on my blog. I successfully...

Article: What is the probability that the sun will rise tomorrow?

It has been some time since my last post, but here is the new one. Perhaps the title sounds a bit inappropriate, but indeed it is well suited. Read till the end, where I explain it for those not figuring it yet (or consider it a puzzle :)) So,...

Article: Google Scholars' Retreat 2011

Impressions from Google Scholars' Retreat 2011, which took place last month in Zurich, Switzerland, where the Retreat for the EMEA region was organized, are great.  It has really been a valuable experience to meet many Googlers, other scholars and ...

Article: Recognized as Google Anita Borg Scholarship Finalist

Yet another great news concering my (little) involvement with Google. I have written few weeks ago about being accepted to the Google Summer of Code 2011 with the project on matrix factorizations techniques in data mining for the Orange platform....

Article: GSoC & Orange: Matrix Factorization Techniques for Data Mining

This year I have applied for the Google Summer of Code, namely the Orange project. Will see if I will be accepted. :) Update 25.04.2011: Google has announced the results. My proposal has been accepted and am looking forward to start working....

Also labeled: GSoC, Maths, Orange, Machine Learning