Change of the project principal investigator

In July this year, during the last period of the project, we were deeply shocked by the news that the former project principal investigator, Marijana Zekić-Sušac, Ph.D., died due to her illness. First of all, Marijana, as a person, left an indelible mark in each of us, and she invested a lot of her time, […]

Merida workshop in Croatian government real estate agency in Zagreb

Project members Marijana Zekić-Sušac, Hrvoje Krstić, Saša Mitrović and Marinela Knežević held a workshop entitled “Models for predicting energy consumption in public sector buildings based on intelligent data analytics methods” on October 1, 2019 at the Croatian government real estate agency in Zagreb. The participants were potential users of the project from APN institution and […]

Marinela Knežević on the „Big Data and Deep Learning in Energy Management“ workshop in Seville, Spain

Marinela Knežević, a project collaborator, took part from 13 to 15 May 2019 at the “Big Data and Deep Learning in Energy Management” workshop organized by the 14th International Conference on Soft Computing Models in Industrial and Environmental Applications (SOCO 2019). The lecturers Francisco Martínez Álvarez, Alicia Troncoso Lora, José F. Torres and Rubén Pérez held […]

Invited lecture of Marijana Zekić-Sušac at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BUTE), Hungary

Marijana Zekić-Sušac held a lecture on 18.04.2019  at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics  (BUTE), Hungary, within the Optimization Seminar at the Department of Differential Equations. The title of the lecture was “Deep Learning for Prediction and Classification“. The methods of artificial neural networks and deep learning were described, and the examples of prediction […]

Project members participated the Women In Data Science Conference (WiDS) Croatia 2019

Within the Women in Data Science Conference (WiDS) Croatia 2019 held on March 8, 2019, the principal investigator of project, Marijana Zekić-Sušac, held the invited lecture “Machine Learning and Energy Efficiency” through which the methods and results of the research on the MERIDA project were presented. Members of the project Josip Mesarić, Saša Mitrović and […]

New Models And Publications As A Result Of MERIDA Research

As a result of research project MERIDA in 2018, several clustering and prediction models were developed, namely: the clusters of public buildings in Croatia using modified DBSCAN algorithm (published in Croatian Operational Research Review (CRORR) journal, 2018), while the algorithm searching for an optimal k-partition was accepted to be published in Journal of Global Optimization the […]

Collaboration with CEI regarding the acquisition of data on measures for reconstruction of buildings

On November 16, 2017 the members of the MERIDA project (Marijana Zekic-Susac, Hrvoje Krstic and Sasa Mitrovic) visited the Center for Energy Sector and Investment Monitoring (CEI) in Zagreb and had a meeting with CEI employees Josip Kobescak and Nina Suman, who oversee the SMIV (System for measurement, monitoring and verification of energy saving). It […]

1. Data Science Meetup Osijek

Organized by the MERIDA research project, in cooperation with the Department of Quantitative Methods and Informatics of the Faculty of Economics in Osijek; The Data Science Croatia Association and the Osijek Software City held a public workshop on 30th November 2017, on Faculty of Economics from 18:00 to 20:00 called “1. Data Science Meetup Osijek […]