The IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC 2016) international flagship conference was held in Budapest between 9-12 October, 2016 with the contribution of the Óbuda University, Taiwan Tech and the IEEE Hungary Section. More than 900 international researcher, scientist and students attended on the conference. The Óbuda University’ Applied Informatics and Applied Mathematics Doctoral School was represented by several students from the organizer and participant sides.
On the IEEE Brain Hackathon student competition, which was the accompanying event of the conference our doctoral school was represented by our PhD student Gábor Kertész in the team NIKthink. Unfortunately, the team has not been awarded this year – but with their serious results they gathered significant merits for our school.
The Junior-Cybernetics in Applied Sciencies Special Session which was organized by György Eigner, a PhD Candidate of the doctoral school was the part of the Junior program – which is a new initiative of the SMC conferences. József Klespitz and Róbert Pethes, the PhD student of the doctoral school were involved and published their researches.
György Eigner, one of the main organizer of the conference, - who was the SMC Student Activities Co-Chair and Junior General Co-Chair -, a PhD Candidate at the AIAMDI was awarded with the “Outstanding Contribution Award” by the Board of Government of the SMC Society as a recognition of his work as the Chair of Student Activities of SMCS and his contribution to the conference. Moreover, his paper was selected as one of the best five paper of the conference wherefore he was awarded by “Conference Best Paper Finalist” award. Our PhD Candidate has got the awards on the conference banquett.