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Welcome to Qatar Computing Research Institute
A member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) conducts world-class, multidisciplinary computing research that is relevant to the needs of Qatar, the wider Arab region, and the world.
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Patently Excellent
Supporting innovation which promotes Qatar’s core priorities is key to creating a knowledge-based multicultural society that will benefit the entire Arab region.
maincarousel-video3.png QCRI enters strategic research collaboration with MIT
QCRI and the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) announced a strategic collaboration agreement as part of a new seven-year joint research program initiative.
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Social Computing
In Social Computing research we are interested in understanding various social phenomena through the analysis of social media, and in using social media data to fuel time-critical applications.
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Data Analytics
As data become the main asset in modern applications, data analytics is a core computing challenge that enables this valuable asset in guiding decision-making, enabling new applications, and increasing productivity of current major economic and scientific sectors.
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Arabic Language Technologies
QCRI is dedicated to promoting the Arabic language in the information age by conducting world-class research in all aspects of Arabic language technologies.
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QCRI and Boeing join hands
QCRI embarks on a new project with The Boeing Company on aerospace systems research

In the Media

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Shoring up Tor

29/07/2015

Researchers mount successful attacks against popular anonymity network — and show how to prevent them.

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Researchers Demo Tor Network Vulnerability

29/07/2015

Tom Jowitt , July 29, 2015, 2:47 pm We are protecting Internet users anonymity researchers say, after successfully attacking Tor network The Tor network is once again under attack, but this time from...

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Vulnerability could make Tor, the anonymous network, less anonymous

29/07/2015

By Barb Darrow @gigabarb July 29, 2015, 5:27 PM EDT The bad news; MIT and QCRI researchers found a vulnerability in the Tor network. The good news: they also found a fix. The Tor network —used by ...

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Upcoming Events

2015

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KDD 2015

Download ICS File 10/08/2015  - 13/08/2015 ,

The 21st ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD-2015) will be held held in Sydney, Australia on August 10-13, 2015.  KDD-2015, the premier international forum for data ...

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41st International Conference on Very Large Data Bases

Download ICS File 31/08/2015  - 04/09/2015 ,

VLDB is a premier annual international forum for data management and database researchers, vendors, practitioners, application developers, and users. The conference will feature research talks, ...

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The 2015 Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC)

Download ICS File 14/10/2015  - 16/10/2015 ,

The 2015 Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC), the world’s largest technical conference for women in computing will take place at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas on October 14-16 ...

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News Releases

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Qatar Computing Research Institute Welcomes New Batch of Students to Summer Internship Programme

02/06/2015

Hands-On Programme Offers Undergraduate Students An Opportunity To Conduct Research And Gain Real-World Experience Doha, Qatar, 02 June 2015 - Enjoying its fourth consecutive year of success, the ...

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Dr Farnam Jahanian joins Qatar Computing Research Institute's Scientific Advisory Committee

27/05/2015

The Provost of Carnegie Mellon University Brings A Wealth Of Knowledge And Expertise To Qatar Foundation-Based Research Institute

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Qatar Computing Research Institute Boosts Nepal Earthquake Relief Efforts with High-Tech Digital Initiatives

25/05/2015

Doha, Qatar, May 25 2015: Emergency responders are still dealing with the fallout of Nepal’s two devastating earthquakes and using advanced technology and platforms, some of which have been developed...

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