doc. dr. sc. Marina Bagić Babac

Assistant professor, Department of Applied Computing

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Marina Bagić Babac is an Assistant Professor at Department of Applied Computing. She actively conducts scientific research in the field of social computing, studying human behaviour from social media data, and models algorithms applicable in various domains of machine learning and natural language processing.

She graduated from the Department of Telecommunications of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing with an emphasis on scientific research. During the last semester, she worked at STROM Telecom in Prague as a C / C ++ programmer.

She obtained her Master's in Science degree with the thesis "Formal Model for Specifications of Mobile Telecommunication Agents" and a Doctor of Philosophy with a doctoral dissertation "Verification of Dynamic Epistemic Properties in Multi-Agent Systems". During her postgraduate studies, she studied at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Computing and Informatics, University of Maribor and at the Faculty of Computing and Informatics, University of Ljubljana.

At the Faculty of Political Science, she obtained a Master's degree in journalism (Press and Public Relations).

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  • Systems, man, and cybernetics
    Natural languages Natural language processing Sentiment analysis Emotion recognition  Affective computing
  • Computational and artificial intelligence
    Machine learning Statistical learning Predictive models
  • Computers and information processing
    Crowdsourcing Social computing Network theory (graphs) Data acquisition User-generated content Data analysis Data collection Data integration Data preprocessing Text processing Crowdsourcing Social computing Data mining Text analysis Text mining
  • Mathematics
    Machine learning algorithms Statistical analysis

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