The MIDI Conference will be held on 9-10 December 2020 as a virtual/remote event.

Keynote Speaker

Prof Witold Pedrycz photo

Prof. Witold Pedrycz

– professor at Canada Research Chairs (CRC) in Computational Intelligence, University of Alberta, and research scientist in the National Information Processing Institute in Warsaw. In 2009 he was appointed a foreign member of the Polish Academy of Sciences.

He specializes in computational intelligence, fuzzy modeling, granular computing, data treatment, image recognition and neural networks. He authored many papers, books and monographs pertaining to said disciplines and covering various aspects of computational intelligence and software engineering. In 2008 he was awarded the IEEE Canada Computer Engineering Medal. In 2009 he received a Cajastur Prize from the European Center for Soft Computing for pioneering and multifaceted contributions to granular computing.

MIDI 2020 Conference Schedule (CET timezone)

Day 1 – 9.12.2020

10:15 – 10:30Conference opening

10:30 – 11:45Machine Intelligence Session 1
Chair Hilmi Demirhan
University of North Carolina, Wilmington

Neural Machine Translation for Turkish to English using Deep Learning
Fatih Balki, Hilmi Demirhan and Salih Sarp

Text Similarity Detection using Machine Learning algorithms with Character-based similarity measures
Emil Kalbaliyev and Samir Rustamov

Palm Tree Detection in Drone Images using Deep Convolutional Neural Networks: Investigating the Effective Use of YOLO V3
R.Y Aburasain, E.A Edirisinghe and Ali Albati

Training and evaluation of Word Embedding models for Azerbaijani language
Kamran Huseynov, Umid Suleymanov, Samir Rustamov and Javid Huseynov

12:00 – 12:45

EiT Manufacturing
AI in EiT Manufacturing – Jakub Kaczmarski, Centrum Łukasiewicz (5 min.)
Employing AI in sensors and in technologies/competences selection for Industry 4.0
– Krzysztof Mieszkowski, CEZAMAT – Warsaw University of Technology (10 min.)
Challanges in AI applications in cyber-physical systems – Jakub Główka, Ł-PIAP (10 min.)
National Information Processing Institute is focusing on AI – dr Piotr Sobecki, National Information Processing Institute (10 min.)

12.45 – 13.00Presentation of the Cortivision company
A portable fNIRS system for measuring brain activity in a VR environment

13:15 – 14:15

Digital Interaction Session 1
Chair Dr. Grzegorz Pochwatko
Institute of Psychology Polish Academy of Sciences

Interpersonal distance in VR: reactions of older adults to the presence of a virtual agent
Grzegorz Pochwatko, Barbara Karpowicz, Anna Chrzanowska and Wiesław Kopeć

UX in Virtual Reality. Qualitative assessment based on a range of applications
Zbigniew Bohdanowicz, Jarosław Kowalski, Daniel Cnotkowski, Agata Kopacz and Cezary Biele

Patterns of digital user’s irrationality in the moment of digital transformation of the media
Piotr Toczyski and Grzegorz Banerski

All Factors Should Matter! Reference Checklist for Describing Research Conditions in Pursuit of Comparable IVR Experiments
Kinga Skorupska, Daniel Cnotkowski, Julia Paluch, Rafał Masłyk, Anna Jaskulska, Monika Kornacka and Wiesław Kopeć

15.00Social event at AltSpace VR

Day 2 – 10.12.2020

11:00 – 12:15Machine Intelligence Session 2
Chair Dr. Rana Hammad Raza
National University of Sciences&Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan

Determining Geo-Location of Tweets using Cognitive Intelligence
Aishwarya Asesh

Prediction of Locations using unsupervised learning method to open a Restaurant Branch
Hariharan R, Arish Pitchai and Dhilsath Fathima M

A Framework to Support Creation of AI Applications for Low-Power WSN Nodes
Krzysztof Turchan and Krzysztof Piotrowski

Effectiveness of State-of-the-Art Super Resolution Algorithms in Surveillance Environment
Muhammad Ali Farooq, Ammar Ali Khan, Ansar Ahmad and Rana Hammad Raza

12:15 – 13:15EiT Urban Mobility – presentation by Łukasiewicz Research Network – Institute of Logistics and Warehousing, Poznań, Poland

13:15 – 14:30

Digital Interaction Session 2
Chair Dr. Katarzyna Abramczuk
National Information Processing Institute
University of Warsaw

A Learning Analytics Case Study: Relation of Students’ Learning Approach to Online Learning Environment Behaviours
Gulustan Dogan, Seydi Alkan, Alper Bayazit and Gozde Demirci

Deploying Crowdsourcing for Workflow Driven Business Process – a brief Proposal
Rafał Masłyk, Kinga Skorupska, Piotr Gago, Marcin Niewiński, Barbara Karpowicz, Anna Jaskulska, Katarzyna Abramczuk and Wiesław Kopeć

Exploration of Voice User Interfaces for Older Adults – A Pilot Study to Adress Progressive Vision Loss
Anna Jaskulska, Kinga Skorupska, Barbara Karpowicz, Jarosław Kowalski, Cezary Biele and Wiesław Kopeć

Copresence and well-being in the time of covid-19: is a video call enough to be and work together?
Justyna Świdrak, Grzegorz Pochwatko and Piotr Matejuk

Technology enables struggling with everyday life’s chores: Working women with two or more small children are confident technology users
Grzegorz Banerski, Gabriela Górska, Piotr Toczyski and Katarzyna Abramczuk

14.30Keynote speech Prof. Witold Pedrycz
Interpretability and Explainability in Data Analytics:
A Design of Concepts with Information Granules