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Twice more were the participants in the second edition of the Queryada National Competition

The finalists are three times more than in the previous edition



    The second edition of the QUERYADA National Competition for Data Mining 2016 finished. 9 teams of 20 participants who successfully completed the first and second round of the competition were in the final ranking.     The QUERYADA National Competition enabled students from across the country to demonstrate their knowledge and skills in the field of data mining. Initiator, organizer and host of the event is the Varna Free University "Chernorizets Hrabar".



    The university students and secondary school students worked on tasks related to the creative industries in the second and third rounds of the final competition. In the second and third round of the competition, expectedly the university students performed better than the secondary school students in the task of designing .



    The challenge posed before the participants of Queryada 2016 provided new opportunities and ideas for professional development and training in the Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree programmes at Varna Free University.



    The participants received prizes from Varna Free University and the partner companies  Oracle Academy, ADASTRA and ONTOTEXT.



    The student of the 12th grade of Varna Secondary School of Mathematics, Dako Dimov was awarded a one-year scholarship to major in Informatics and Computer Science, announced at the opening of QUERYADA 2016 by the Rector of the University, Prof. Galya Gercheva, D.Sc.



    Special guest at this year's QUERYADA competition was Mr. Dani Guris - Senior Regional Manager of Oracle Academy, who presented the topic: "Jobs of the Future".     The Head of the Department of Informatics and Economics, Assoc. Prof. Galya Momcheva, PhD invited all students who have participated in the competition to study in the Master’s degree programme of Data Science, and all students to join for free in the first of the courses in the Master's degree programme: "Programming for Data Science" (using the Python language), which will be implemented virtually in the platform smartfuture.vfu.bg.     

    Zhaneta Zaharieva of ADASTRA presented special awards for the best performers in the task of designing These were Ana Doichinova from Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski", Milen Zheliazkov and Dilyana Dimova from VFU "Chernorizets Hrabar" and the best-performing team in the competition Plamena Todorova, Boris Vasilev, Dako Dimov of the Secondary School of Mathematics "Dr. Petar Beron", Varna.     Neli Hateva of ONTOTEXT congratulated the best performing participants in the third round of QUERYADA 2016, Radostin Emanuilov, Mertin Dervish, Mihail Georgiev of the Secondary School "Sava Dobroplodni" - Shumen.

    The organizers express special gratitude to the jury: Veselina Spasova, PhD (VFU "Chernorizets Hrabar") – President of the jury, Ivo Arhipov, Svilen Todorov (ADASTRA), Neli Hateva, Boyan Kukushev (ONTOTEXT), Evgeni Andreev and Venelin Spasov (VFU "Chernorizets Hrabar").

by ВСУ Черноризец Храбър