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Impressions from HealTAC2018 conference

On 18th and 19th April 2018, the first UK health text analytics conference (HealTAC) took place in Manchester.  The main conference venue was Pendulum hotel, located on Stackville street, close to the north University of Manchester campus, the former UMIST. I had a pleasure to participate and help with a certain organisational things, as a […]

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Predicting stock prices using recurrent neural networks (LSTM)

Just two days ago, I found an interesting project on GitHub. I was reminded about a paper I was reviewing for one journal some time ago, regarding stock price prediction using recurrent neural networks that proved to be quite good. I searched the web for recurrent neural networks for stock prediction and found the following […]

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Submitted PhD thesis

As a title says, it is finally done, my PhD thesis is submitted. It was submitted on 18th December 2017. However, as overwhelmed with feelings as I feel, I wish to tell a short story how I felt in the last week before submission, during the submission and a few days after the submission. The […]

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The art of trolling and its connection to innovation

Recently I watched the following talk from DefCon named “The art of trolling”, which reminded me of my earlier days and stuff I did: Also, interestingly enough, I was on an event where we had a number of speakers (academics and policy makers) talking about innovation policy, innovation management and similar. However, from all these […]

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Moment when my idea became a web standard

This is the story how one schema I worked on as a side project suddenly found its place in W3C recommendation. In November 2015, I went with my supervisor to Japan. In small cities of Mishima and Ito, about 1 hour train ride from Tokyo was held Biomedical Linked Annotation Hackathon (BLAH2) to which my supervisor […]

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SchumaNN: Recurrent neural networks composing music

With 2 friends of mine (Team was: Maksim Belousov, Mike Phuycharoen, Nikola Milosevic (myself)) on 12th and 13th November I participated at the GreatUniHack that was held in John Dalton building of Manchester Metropolitan University. We were implementing idea of machine learning-based music composer, for which we later came with name SchumaNN. For some time […]

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Impressions about Quantopian

Usually I don’t write about services I use, but one came into my way that I like – Quantopian. For a while I am interested in financial side of computer science, quantitative analysis, machine learning applications to predicting a stock market, etc. However, I was not really able to get grasp of these fields. I […]

OWASP Seraphimdroid
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Educational framework added to OWASP Seraphimdroid

OWASP Seraphimdroid is back after Google Summer of Code with a new version, this time, it will be 2.5 and some exciting changes, we thought that may help users protect their security and privacy. I would like to briefly write about our new features. The app is available on old good place: Google play (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.owasp.seraphimdroid) What […]

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Letter to the Earth from distant space

Recent events shocked the World. However, I don’t really want to talk about high casualties in Nice or Turkey in recent two days, event thought this post was motivated by these events. We live in a world that is shaking unstable. There are terrorist attacks almost on monthly bases, many Middle East and African countries […]

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Story behind Declaration of the Rights of the Child

I would like to share a story behind the Declaration of the Rights of the Child. Since it is a story about conflict and international blockade, which I have also experienced, I will try to explain what happens in these situations from my experience as a child in a country under the blockade. I would […]