Program (2021 edition)

Friday, May 28, 2021. All times are Eastern European Summer Time (EEST)

09:50 – 10:00Opening Ceremony
Daniel David, Rector of Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca

Meteorological Research
(chaired by Abdelkader Mezghani)

10:00 – 10:30Technology in weather forecasting (abstract, presentation, video)
Eugen Mihuleț (National Meteorological Administration, Romania)
10:30 – 11:00Weather radars – basic principles and application in nowcasting in Romania (abstract, presentation, video)
Sorin Burcea (National Meteorological Administration, Romania)
11:00 – 11:30Nowcasting on Yr – opportunities and challenges (abstract, presentation, video)
Ivar Seierstad & Thomas Nipen (Norwegian Meteorological Institute)
11:30 – 12:00A brief introduction to the netCDF format and THREDDS data server (abstract, presentation, video)
Arild Burud (Norwegian Meteorological Institute)
12:00 – 12:30Social break

Deep Learning for Weather Nowcasting
(chaired by Arthur Molnar)

12:30 – 13:00Computational models for nowcasting (abstract, presentation, video)
Prof. Istvan Czibula, (Babeș-Bolyai University)
13:00 – 13:30Supervised and unsupervised machine learning for nowcasting, applied
on radar data from central Transylvania region
(abstract, presentation, video)
Andrei Mihai, PhD.,  (Babeș-Bolyai University)
13:30 – 14:00Deep learning models for composite reflectivity prediction (abstract, presentation, video)
Alexandra Albu, PhD., (Babeș-Bolyai University)
14:00 – 14:30Deep neural network models for nowcasting using satellite data (abstract, presentation, video)
Lect. PhD. Vlad Ionescu, (Babeș-Bolyai University)
14:30 – 15:00Social break

Applications of Deep Learning
(chaired by Zsuzsanna Marian)

15:00 – 15:30Enhancing the performance of indoor-outdoor image classifications
using features extracted from depth-maps
(abstract, presentation, video)
George Ciubotariu (Babeș-Bolyai University)
15:30 – 16:00Review and analysis of grayscale photography colorization using CNNs (abstract, presentation, video)
Alexandru-Marian Adăscăliței (Babeș-Bolyai University)
16:00 – 16:30A machine learning approach for data protection in VR therapy applications (abstract, presentation, video)
Maria-Mădălina Mircea (Babeș-Bolyai University)
16:30 – 17:00Training data augmentation for reinforcement learning based trading algorithms
using adversarial techniques
(abstract, presentation, video)
Andrei Bratu (Babeș-Bolyai University)
17:00 – 17:30DNA classification using supervised deep learning (abstract, presentation, video)
Iulia-Monica Szuhai (Babeș-Bolyai University)
17:30 – 17:40Closing Ceremony