On Saturday, January 20, 2018, the DSL started a mini-course of natural language processing for about 20 employees of Viettel Cyberspace Center (VTCC). This course aims to covers fundamental and advanced topics in natural language processing (NLP), with a focus on Vietnamese text processing. The instructors of the course are Dr. Le Hong Phuong and Dr. Nguyen Thi Minh Huyen. DSL and VTCC is going to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in training and research activities.
On Friday January 19, 2018, Linagora Vietnam, a branch of Linagora -- a French IT company visited the DSL to discuss about the collaboration possibilities in training and research. Linagora is a leading open source software company in France, and has offices / branches in some other countries, including Vietnam. Linagora is interested in some projects which deal with big data processing.
DSL is the acronym for Data Science Laboratory at VNU University of Science, Hanoi. It was officially created in late December 2017 as a part of the Department of Mathematics, Mechanics and Informatics.
DSL's missions mainly deal with:
- Computer labs for instructional and training use
- Fundamental and applied research in data science
- Industry relations and technology transfer
DSL's work is conducted in seven teams focusing on the following areas of mathematics and computer science: