Location: Faculty of ICT, University of MALTA

Dates: 20-24 July 2015

The aim of the 1st Keystone Training School on Keyword Search over Big Data is a research-training event for graduates and postgraduates in the first steps of their academic career. It aims at giving participants in-depth exposure to the exciting and fast-developing areas related to Keyword Search over Big Data.
The school will be held over 5 days, between the 20th and 24th of July and will consist of keynote talks, lectures and hands-on sessions delivered by renowned academics and experts in the fields of Big Data mining, information retrieval and other related areas. During the sessions the speakers will explore a large spectrum of current exciting research, development and innovation related to various research areas and society itself.
The school is being organized by the Department of Intelligent Computer Systems in the Faculty of ICT within the University of Malta in collaboration with the IC1302 COST Action Keystone (Semantic KEYword-based Search on sTructured data sOurcEs).

As an event organized by a COST Action, the school does not require any registration fees. Nevertheless, the participation is subject to registration: a limited numbers of seats will be made available.


Charlie Abela, Training School Coordinator, IC1302, University of Malta
Joel Azzopardi, University of Malta
Joseph Bonello, University of Malta
Jean Paul Ebejer, University of Malta