Second Corona Session on Analytics: Friday 22 January 13:00 - 15:-00

Posted by: Kenneth Sörensen
Contact:[email protected]

Dear member of ORBEL

The first "ORBEL Corona Session" was a great success, with about 35 participants and four very interesting talks. Many thanks to Pieter Smet and Hatice Çalik for the organisation.

The next session (on Analytics) will take place on Friday 22 January, 13:00 to 15:00 and can be followed using the following link:  

-- Details of the session

Topic: Analytics
Organizer: Stiene Praet (UAntwerp)
(22 January 2021 - 13:00-15:00)

1. Bram Janssens (UGent - Matthias Bogaert, Dirk Van den Poel): Evaluating the Influence of AirBnb listings’ descriptions on demand

2. Toon Vanderschueren (KULeuven - Bart Baesens, Wouter Verbeke, Tim Verdonck): An empirical evaluation of instance-dependent cost-sensitive learning

3. Felix Vandervorst (VUB - Wouter Verbeke, Tim Verdonck): A non-parametric approach to underwriting data misrepresentation using conditional density estimation

4. Tom Vermeire (UAntwerpen - David Martens): Explainable Image Classification with Evidence Counterfactual


Full information, including abstracts of the talks, can be found on the website:

The session will take place via BlackBoard Collaborate Ultra, a browser-based platform that generally does not require any software installation. We have put some information for speakers online, as well as a test site where you can try out if everything works:

If you are interested in organising an ORBEL Corona Session yourself, please send email to [email protected] and/or [email protected]

We hope to see you Friday at 13:00 for the second ORBEL Corona Session!

Kenneth Sörensen and Lissa Melis