Big data is expected to have positive effects on development and growth. Businesses and public organizations alike see big data as having great potential in the years to come by enhancing decision making, discovering new patterns in existing knowledge and optimizing processes. But the age of big data also gives rise to questions pertaining to the generation, negotiation and use of big data. At ITU, researchers investigate professionals’ big data practices in order to develop insights into the nature of data, the ethical implications of big data, and how data is transformed into value for the organization.
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Associate professor in Data Science at the IT University of Copenhagen, Michael Szell, studies human movement on a large scale among other things to improve conditions for bicyclists in major cities. He is co-author of a ground-breaking paper on human mobility published in the scientific journal Nature.
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According to associate professor at the IT University, Leon Derczynski, the Danish Gigaword Project has the potential to improve everything from automated translation to misinformation detection.
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Five European universities, a research centre and a trade union for IT professionals have launched a three-year research project on the consequences of the police's increasing use of big data, face recognition, mass surveillance and predictive analytics.
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The research project Data as Relation has launched a new podcast series, exploring the public sector's use of big data in governance.
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Much of the discussion about GDPR has revolved around how companies can become compliant and avoid fines. But what do the new EU rules on data protection really mean for us as individuals? Two ITU researchers encourage us to reflect on the consequences of GDPR with a new collection of poems based on the legal document itself.
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Data, e.g. from assessments of public schools, needs to be contextualized in order to be used for something meaningful. Associate professor, Christopher Gad investigates how public institutions collect, use and interpret our data.
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On average, companies can increase productivity by 3.75 percent by implementing Big Data Analytics solutions, shows research from the IT University of Copenhagen and the University of Liechtenstein. Their study is based on data from more than 800 major companies.
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Brit Ross Winthereik has been appointed Professor of Science & Technology Studies at the IT University of Copenhagen from January 1, 2018. In her research, she investigates how we build and use IT infrastructures – and she warns against letting the technologies and platforms we have already built limit our imaginations.
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Companies are increasingly using data and statistical analysis to improve their services and boost their businesses. In his thesis project from Digital Innovation & Management at ITU, Tiemo Thiess looked at how a classical industrial company like MAN Diesel & Turbo can improve its sales and service processes using data-driven decision making.
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A new collaboration between the IT University of Copenhagen and the Danish Agency for Science and Higher Education gives students and researchers the chance to work with data collected by the EU’s earth observation program, Copernicus.
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The first 70 students have begun their studies in the IT University of Copenhagen’s brand-new bachelor programme in Data Science, Denmark's first of its kind. Over the next three years, they will learn to derive knowledge from big data, and their skills will be in high demand.
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The value of star footballers is a subject intensely debated among football fans, but big data might become the go-to method for determining the price tags of the stars. Researchers from the IT University in Copenhagen and University of Liechtenstein have developed an algorithm that calculates the value of players based on vast amounts of data.
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ITU thesis students have contributed to the development of City Data Exchange, the world's first data marketplace where both public and private organizations can share their data. Innovators can use big data to solve the city's environmental and infrastructural challenges.
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A group of researchers from the IT University of Copenhagen has received funding from the VELUX Foundation for a research project that will examine how the public sector can exploit big data, all the while handling citizen data responsibly.
How do we protect our privacy when our devices are constantly tracking our movements? And why should we care? On March 30, Crypto Conference at ITU will present thought-provoking talks and a hands-on workshop where participants can learn to encrypt their own data.
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New faculty members to strengthen ITU’s Information Management section.
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