IFIN 2017

IFIN 2017 Report

The 2nd International Workshop on the Internet for Financial Collective Awareness & Intelligence (IFIN 2017) was held at Thessaloniki, Greece, in conjunction with the 4th International Conference on Internet Science (INSCI 2017), on Wednesday 22nd November, and lasted from 11:10 to 16:30. It was organized by the CAPS Project “PROFIT: Promoting Financial Awareness and Stability”,

Knowledge Graph

A new Knowledge Graph for the Finance Sector

Data processing in the PROFIT platform, namely such tasks as data access, search, topic analysis, sentiment analysis, recommendations and preference extraction are based on a module, which extracts knowledge objects (concepts) from the contents of the platform. At the heart of this extracting tool is a thesaurus, which is holding the domain-specific knowledge as a network of related concepts. PROFIT’s knowledge graph describes entities, names, objects, actors and their interrelation and so sets the ground for analyzing and annotating the textual resources and further processing of textual data (sentiment, analysis, topic and trend analysis, recommendations, etc.).
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My Data: view the data

Introducing “My Data” features

As of September 2017, we’ve introduced into PROFIT platform features related to so called “My Data”, namely:

  • ability to view all the data from and about the user (himself) which the platform contains = “View all the data”
  • ability to download all that data in machine readable form = “Download all the data”

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PROFIT collage

PROFIT “Quote of the Day” on Social Media

In case you’ve missed it, PROFIT has started a new series of posts on the popular social media platforms Twitter and Facebook! Read more

Tsalapata Museum Volos

PROFIT Workshop at CAPS-MAZI Summer School in Volos

The PROFIT project is organising its own 1-day workshop, on 13/07/2017, as part of the CAPS-MAZI Summer School, which takes place in Volos at the picturesque Tsalapata Museum from 10 to 14 July 2017.

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The PROFIT project at the economic programme of the Greek National Radio!

Following the 1st Financial Literacy in Greece conference, Prof. Georgios Panos lead, at the studio, a dedicated one-hour radio show on financial literacy in Greece and the PROFIT project at ERT, the Greek National Radio (ΕΡΤ – Πρώτο Πρόγραμμα). He was joined, via phone, by Prof. Nikolaos Philippas, in the economic programme directed by journalist Ms. […]

The PROFIT project at the UK Financial Capability Week and the London Stock Exchange!

The PROFIT project was present at the 2016 UK Financial Capability Week, which took place between 14 – 20 November 2016. The week saw a number of events exploring various topical financial capability issues.

Financial literacy and entrepreneurship workshop at Em Lyon Business School in Paris!

Em Lyon Business School and the Global Financial Literacy Excellence Centre organised the First Workshop on Financial Literacy and Entrepreneurship, on Tuesday 6th June 2017, in Paris.

The PROFIT project at the Free Market Roadshow in Athens!

The PROFIT project supported the organisation of the Free Market Roadshow Europe, via the organisation of a dedicated session in Athens. The roadshow was held at an amazing location in central Athens, at Technopolis Gkazi, in the afternoon of Thursday 11th May 2017. It was attended by policy-makers, practitioners, academics, students and the general public. It was co-0rganised by […]

The PROFIT project at the Athens Stock Exchange, for the 1st Financial Literacy Conference in Greece!

The PROFIT project supported the organisation of the 1st Financial Literacy Conference in Greece. The conference was held at the Athens Stock Exchange, on Wednesday 19th April 2017, at the Hermes room. It was very well-attended by policy-makers, practitioners, financial institution representatives, academics, students and the general public. It was co-0rganised with the Hellenic Financial Literacy institute, […]