Dear Action Members,
The cHiPSet Training School on Big Data Processing and Analytics in the Internet of Everything Era was hosted in Novi Sad, Serbia. The school was organized by cHiPSet training school team and locally supported by BioSense Institute and Faculty of Sciences. It was a nice experience and great event of the Action.
The training school presented more intertwined connections between HPC frameworks and specific data intensive domains and applications. Big data high value use cases arising from mobile phone data, IoT, multimedia content were explored. All lectures were divided into theoretical and practical sessions, and provided participants systematics overviews of topics along with hands-on experience on real word data. Program of the school included lectures of invited speakers from industry – Telenor and Microsoft, and trainers from academia – Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Warsaw University of Technology and University of Cyprus. We thank to Kenth Engø-Monsen, Apostolos Papadopoulos, Radu-Ioan Ciobanu, Andrzej Beben, Irene Kilanioti and Ioannis Stavrinides for their exceptional contribution to the program of the training school.
Overall 18 applicants from 13 European countries were selected and supported by COST grants. Additionally, 20 students and researchers from University of Novi Sad attended the school. We thank them all for participation, valuable comments, interesting questions and discussions raised during lectures, joint lunches and dinners.
We would like to thank very much the local organizers, epecially Sanja Brdar and Valdimir Crnojevic, for their excellent job. Well done! Many thanks.