Cyber security project led by the University of Waikato receives $2m from MBIE

A team of University of Waikato cyber security researchers have received $2m in Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) funding via the Catalyst: Strategic Fund. https://www.waikato.ac.nz/news-opinion/media/2020/cyber-security-project-led-by-the-university-of-waikato-receives-2m-from-mbie Their project, looking at artificial intelligence (AI) for human-centric security, is one of three New Zealand projects funded as part of a desire to establish a new Trans-Tasman…

Waikato Data Scientists awarded $13 million for the TAIAO Project

Leading data scientists at the University of Waikato have been awarded $13 million this week for a new research project that will help New Zealanders solve critical environmental problems facing our country. https://www.waikato.ac.nz/news-opinion/media/2019/waikato-data-scientists-awarded-13-million This is the largest project to be funded in recent years at the University and will be spread over seven years. The TAIAO project (Time-Evolving Data…

MBIE-funded University research could open up new machine-learning technology to all

Never mind painstakingly filling out forms to identify scratches when you hire a rental car, imagine a split second scan which could analyse damage before and after use. https://www.waikato.ac.nz/news-opinion/media/2019/mbie-funded-university-research-could-open-up-new-machine-learning-technology-to-all Or a device that with one quick scan can tell you whether that dress on the rack is a match for your current wardrobe. A University…

Test of Time Award 2019 at ECML PKDD 2009

The Test of Time Award honors the paper from ECML PKDD 2009 with the highest impact in the field. The award is sponsored by European Research Center for Information Systems (ERCIS). https://ecmlpkdd2019.org/programme/awards/ Classifier Chains for Multi-label Classification Jesse Read, Bernhard Pfahringer, Geoff Holmes, Eibe Frank (The University of Waikato) The widely known binary relevance method for…