WG meeting in Lisbon – thanks

Dear All, We just finished our WG meeting in Lisbon. The main aim of our work this year are the case studies (CS). We were divided into teams and worked hardly on the update and specification of the CS topics problems, etc. The CS webpage will be periodically updated until the end of February 2018 – the deadline  for the work on CS in the current grant period. I would like to thank Vasco Amaral and Ordem Dos Engenheiros for hosting us and for local organization. cHiPSet Chair          

BigSkyEarth promotion of CHIPSET

In their recent newsletter (Nov 2), BigSkyEarth promoted CHIPSET. See below. BigSkyEarth is another Cost Action – please visit their webpage . We added them to the list of our partner Cost actions –     ######################################### Dear BigSkyEarth members, this is a short newsletter with three topics: 1. BigSkyEarth workshop is coming up 2. Job positions 3. Join the cHiPSet project ############################## 1. BigSkyEarth workshop is coming upWe now have the date of our workshop in Novi Sad, Serbia: 2018, February 26&27 (Mon&Tue)Very soon we will have logistical details on our web-page to make the formal announcement. As for […]

“Big Data in Mobility and Transport” – dissemination meeting report

Dear All, Stuttgart (DE) hosted the HiPEAC Computing Systems Week from Oct 25 to Oct 27, 2017. Considering that in Stuttgart are located large automotive companies, such as Bosch, Daimler, and Porsche, and about 1500 SMEs, the focus of this event was on mobility. Mobility is of crucial interest for computing community in Europe. According to Sandro D’Elia, Programme Officer in the Technologies and Systems for Digitising Industry Unit of the EC DG CONNECT, in 2022 an average car will comprise electronic components worth € 6000. The trend towards cooperative and autonomic mobility poses many Big Data challenges that we […]

Thematic Session at HiPEAC Computing Systems Week in Stuttgart

Dear cHiPSet Members, cHiPSet Chair – Joanna Kolodziej – and Sabri Pllana organize the Thematical Session on “Big Data in Mobility and Transport” during the HiPEAC Computing Systems Week in Stuttgart (25-27.10.2017). The session slot is planned for October 26, 2017 , 14:00 – 15:30h. The  session will highlight challenges and opportunities of Big Data in mobility and transport from perspectives of multiple disciplines (such as the computer science, logistics, and transportation). The program includes presentations of ongoing European projects (such as, Mobility4EU and CHIPSET) and companies (such as, NASK, COMARCH). There is no registration fee for this event and cHiPSet members […]

PDP 2018 CfP- cHiPSet members involved

Dear cHiPSet Members, The 26th Euromicro International Conference on Parallel, Distributed, and Network-Based Processing (PDP 2018), will be held at the Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge, Cambridge UK, March 21-23 2018. The conference welcomes papers in the field of High Performance Computing for Modelling and Simulation, which is a hot topic for our cost action. Please consider the idea to submit a paper to PDP2018, it can be a nice opportunity to share knowledge about novel Parallel and Distributed architectures and to discuss the latest advances of High Performance Computing both from a technical and an applicative point of view. […]

cHiPSet Training School in Novi Sad

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 […]

cHiPSet at COST CONNECT in Brussels

The European Commission’s DG Connect and COST organized on 12 and 13 September 2017 an interactive workshop on the Next Generation Internet (NGI). The organizers aimed to  bring together stakeholders working on this topic. cHiPSet has been represented by the Action Chair – Joanna Kolodziej – and Sabri Pllana after receiving the personal invitations from Cost Assotiation and European Comission. The NGI initiative was launched by the European Commission in 2016 and has the aim to develop a more human-centric internet, supporting European values of openness, cooperation across borders, decentralization transparency and protection of privacy. The objective of this workshop was to dig deeper in […]

Czech Rep. in cHiPSet

Dear cHiPSet Members, It is my pleasure to announce that we have Czech Republic in our consortium. The country is represented in MC by Prof. Zuzana Kominkova-Oplatkova              and Prof. Roman Senkerik    from Tomas Bata University in Zlin. Congratulations and welcome!   Joanna Kolodziej IC1406 Chair

New Cost activity – ITC conference grants

Dear cHiPSet Members, All running Cost actions received addditional money in the budget for starting a new activity – Conference Grants. From the concept, being the new Cost tool  Conference Grants  “are aimed at supporting PhD students and ECI researchers from Participating ITC Countries to attend international science and technology related conferences not specifically organised by the COST Action” (COST Vademecum, May 2017). As you may see, this tool is defined for supporting the participants from the Inclusiveness Target Countries: : Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Croatia, Hungary, Lithuania, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, Montenegro, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, the fYR Macedonia, […]

cHiPSet STSM – 1st Call Results

We have finished the first call for STSM grants in the 3rd Grant Period. In that first call  (June 2017) fifteen applicants submitted their forms, and the following eleven have been accepted: Olivera Novovic, Fátima Leal, Piotr Szuster, Andrzej Wilczyński, Elli Rapti, Eirini Koilanioti, Adriana Chis, Agnieszka Jakobik, Grażyna Suchacka, Ana Respicio, Mauro Iacono. The final amounts founded appear in the next table, which sum a total of 17.000 EUR. The remaining budget is 8.000 EUR for the 2nd Call.