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  • NEWS 09-11-2020

    SISCOG at the Virtual ITS European Congress

    The Virtual ITS European Congress, starting today and until the 10th November 2020, will include a presentation by SISCOG. Under the theme 'The Mobility R-evolution: the resilient, new, green, vision in ITS', SISCOG’s presentation “Optimising periodic timetables with machine learning combined with…
    SISCOG at the Virtual ITS European Congress
  • NEWS 16-10-2020

    Bridging the gap... between academia and business

    SISCOG encourages the close link between the academic and business worlds, supporting interactions that facilitate integration between these two realities. Today, October 16th, is one of those days! This afternoon, SISCOG will share some of its work with students from the "Seminars in Statisti…
    Bridging the gap... between academia and business
  • Paper
    Optimising timetables with Machine Learning

    Optimising timetables with Machine Learning

    SISCOG has just published a scientific paper addressing the optimisation of public transport timetables with respect to passenger’s total travel times, combining several techniques that have never been applied in the field, including reinforcement learning. The approach applied to real-world data pe…
  • CASE STUDY
    VIA RAIL Canada saves millions in optimised operation

    VIA RAIL Canada saves millions in optimised operation

    SISCOG has released a case study that highlights the financial and management advantages of the decision-support and optimisation system used by the Canadian operator VIA RAIL. One of the benefits was a 10M CAD saving by reducing the need for one train set, while increasing overall passenger seat av…
  • PAPER 08-04-2020
    Rescheduling in emergency scenarios

    Rescheduling in emergency scenarios

    Unexpected events bring different levels of disruptions to our lives and to businesses. Public transport is no exception. And here, the impact may be multiple – on passengers, staff, revenue, and profit.
  • EVENT 20-02-2020

    Maths’ day @ SISCOG, March 4th

    SISCOG has an “open door” culture for all those who have curiosity in learning more about who we are what we do. And we promote this by challenging people to visit us. The next challenge is just around the corner!
    Maths’ day @ SISCOG, March 4th
  • EVENT 14-01-2020

    Converting Maths into National Exports: the SISCOG's case study

    How SISCOG has been able to convert the use of Math techniques into software products that represent almost 100% of its international sales will be the theme of a presentation made at the Winter School Mathmasters, at the NOVA School of Science and Technology (FCT NOVA), on January 15th.
    Converting Maths into National Exports: the SISCOG's case study
  • Event 21-10-2019

    Job hunting? Visit us at START POiNT, October 22

    Looking for your first job? Longing for a career change? Then you should visit SISCOG’s spot at START POiNT, on October 22, at Universidade do Minho, Campus de Gualtar, and find out how we can help you. START POiNT is a job, entrepreneurship and training event taking place at University do Minho…
    Job hunting? Visit us at START POiNT, October 22
  • EVENT 26-09-2019

    Pitch Bootcamp@Técnico

    SISCOG is part of the jury at Pitch Bootcamp and will give feedback and career advices to hundreds of University students @ IST, Taguspark, Saturday September 28th, 14.30h-19.00h. Pitch Bootcamp@Técnico is a career accelerator that connects companies, academia and young talents. It is a two-day a…
    Pitch Bootcamp@Técnico
  • Event 13-09-2019

    SISCOG Open Day

    Today we welcome the winner of the 2019 EstudIO SISCOG award. Together with other students from Applied Math degrees, she will witness life at SISCOG and learn about the secrets behind optimisation in SISCOG's products.
    SISCOG Open Day
  • EVENT 29-08-2019
    SISCOG sponsors EPIA 2019

    SISCOG sponsors EPIA 2019

    On September 3-6, the international conference on Artificial Intelligence EPIA 2019, will address a wide spectrum of Artificial Intelligence (AI) thematics, from transport to medicine and agriculture. The purpose of this conference is to promote research in all areas of AI, covering both theoreti…
  • EVENT 11-07-2019
    OR (and SISCOG) meets Machine Learning at IO2019 Congress

    OR (and SISCOG) meets Machine Learning at IO2019 Congress

    The scientific program of the annual Portuguese Congress of Operations Research - IO2019 - will include 4 SISCOG presentations. Under the theme “OR meets Machine Learning”, the event takes place at Politécnico de Tomar, on July 22-24 2019, and promotes the reunion between students and academia to d…