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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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A Digital Companion

03/02/2016

v\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} o\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} w\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} .shape {behavior:url(#default#VML);} QCRI's Jalees e-book platform is changing how Arabic ...

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How Digital Humanitarians Are Closing the Gaps In Worldwide Disaster Response

01/02/2016

It is now commonplace for people around the world to use social media during emergencies, and the volume of online information coupled with its rapid arrival is becoming increasingly overwhelming to ...

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CMU-Q to host regional 24-hour hackathon

21/01/2016

DOHA: Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) will host its first regional 24-hour hackathon from Friday at the university’s campus in Education City.  The CarnegieApps Hackathon is an annual ...

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Upcoming Events

2016

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Machine Learning and Data Analytics Symposium - MLDAS 2016

Download ICS File 14/03/2016  - 15/03/2016 ,

Machine Learning and Data Analytics Symposium - MLDAS 2016 Building on the success of MLDAS 2015 and MLDAS 2014 , The Third Machine Learning and Data Analytics (MLDAS) Symposium , will be held on ...

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Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference 2016 (ARC'16)

Download ICS File 22/03/2016  - 23/03/2016 ,

The Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference 2016 (ARC’16) will be held on 22nd and 23rd March,2016 at the Qatar National Convention Center. The conference aims to advance Qatar’s ambitious ...

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Past Events

2015

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Using Maps to Change the World

Download ICS File 29/11/2015 , Qatar Red Crescent Headquarters, 1st floor, Al Salata (Doha) (Parking is near the old Movenpick Hotel)

Maps connect us, help us navigate and tell stories about our communities, our world. CrisisMapping is a growing global space with humanitarians and technical communities joining to use maps for ...

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News Releases

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QCRI Humanitarian Technology Becomes First from the Middle East to Win the Open Source Software World Challenge Grand Prize

07/12/2015

Doha, December 6, 2015 – Qatar Computing Research Institute, one of Hamad bin Khalifa University’s three specialized national research institutes, recently won the esteemed Open Source Software World...

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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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