Deliverable D6.2 – First pilot results

This deliverable presents the results of the first testing cycle for the Profit platform, performed on prototype 4 of the platform. Due to the limited number of functionalities implemented in the prototype, the number of testers was reduced. The feedback has been categorised into qualitative, technical and overall evaluation and analysed by the Consortium members […]

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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PROFIT deliverable D6.1 – Evaluation plan and framework

This deliverable represents the first step of a long phase of testing of the PROFIT platform. Deliverable D6.1, in fact, presents the strategy designed in order to evaluate the PROFIT platform in three testing cycles that will take place between 2017 and 2018.

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.

New working paper on financial literacy and attitudes to redistribution!

A new PROFIT-related working paper on financial literacy and attitudes to redistribution was released on 26th March 2017: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2940623## Prof. Georgios Panos (University of Glasgow) and his co-authors, Dr. Alberto Montagnoli (University of Sheffield), Dr. Mirko Moro (University of Stirling) and Prof. Robert Wright (University of Strathclyde) examine the relationship between financial literacy and attitudes to […]

New working paper on financial literacy and political orientation!

A new PROFIT-related working paper on financial literacy and political orientation in Great Britain was released on 31st October 2016: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2861070 Prof. Georgios Panos (University of Glasgow) and his co-authors, Dr. Alberto Montagnoli (University of Sheffield), Dr. Mirko Moro (University of Stirling) and Prof. Robert Wright (University of Strathclyde) examine the relationship between financial literacy and political orientation […]

IFIN 2017 Workshop organized by PROFIT

The 2nd International Workshop on the Internet for Financial Collective Awareness & Intelligence (IFIN 2017) organized by Profit Project seeks to open a multidisciplinary dialogue on how we could use the Internet to promote financial awareness and capability among citizens.

PROFIT Incentive Mechanisms

An issue that we had to take into consideration for the design of the PROFIT Web platform was finding ways to encourage user participation, sustain user engagement, and enhance the overall user experience. Within the PROFIT platform, this issue has been addressed by CERTH with the design of a reputation-based gamification system which aims at […]