Today’s startup is EgoNav Analytics, which is developing a new system to find online fraud. Read more here.
EgoNav Analytics, a Clique startup to launch next year, has been covered by the Irish Times' New Innovator.
For tech-savvy fraudsters, the arrival of the internet made it relatively easy to hide money. However, Prag Sharma and Lorcan Coyle of UCD’s school of computer science and informatics are planning to join the teams striving to make it a lot more difficult.
EgoNav Analytics is a new software venture which has developed a novel solution for identifying and highlighting real-time fraudulent behaviour in large customer datasets. EgoNav Analytics’ promoters are Dr Prag Sharma and Dr Lorcan Coyle of UCD’s School of Computer Science and Informatics and Clique, the Graph and Network Analysis Cluster.
The Science Squad on RTE1 takes an entertaining look at some of the exciting and important scientific research that is currently underway in Ireland. Episode 4 (Thurs 5th July) featured Clique's Prof. Pádraig Cunningham and Storyful's Mark Little, describing how the application of network analysis research methods to social media can help to suppport online journalism, delivering the "news from noise" on platforms like Twitter.
Previous work by Pádraig Cunningham and Derek Greene on the SFI-funded Data Mining Between Unsupervised and Supervised Techniques and Clique SRC projects was recently covered by the Irish Times.
Clique researchers have recently studied how taste in music is geographically distributed, and how these preferences spread. To do so, Conrad Lee and Pádraig collected data form the social media website last.fm, which provides a detailed snapshot of what its users in hundreds of cities listen to each week.
ICWSM, the International Conference for Weblogs and Social Media will be held in Dublin in May 2012. Clique's Principal Investigator, Conor Hayes and Senior Postdoctoral Researcher, Derek Greene are the local chairs for this year's conference.
ICWSM will host a special Social Media Industry Event on the afternoon of June 6. There are a limited number of separate tickets for this available at €50.
The event will consist of two panels – one on Social News and the other on Social Business.
Clique Phd Student, Arthur White won the best Poster Award at this Year's CASI, the 32nd annual Irish Conference on Applied statistics.
Clique's Fergal Reid will be giving a talk Tuesday, 7.55pm on Social Network Analysis, at the Dublin Google Technology User Group meeting.
Details as follows:
Clique is co-organizing a Workshop on Social Media Visualization (SocMedVis) at the International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM'12) at Trinity College Dublin on 4th June 2012. It is a full day workshop. For more details see the website and the call for papers.