Vanja Smailovic 2019-09-26T13:38:38+00:00

Vanja Smailovic, M.Sc.

Vanja Smailovic
Vanja SmailovicPh.D. student
Vanja Smailović is a Research Engineer at Ericsson Nikola Tesla R&D Centre and an External Associate at the Department of Telecommunications, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb.

He received his B.Sc. degree in Computing at the Department of Telecommunications, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing in 2009, as well as M.Sc. degree in 2011. The same year he enrolled in the postgraduate study (PhD) at Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing and is currently in his final year of the doctoral programme.

He participates as a principal researcher in the project “Ericsson Context-Aware Social Networking for Mobile Media” funded by the World Bank through Unity Through Knowledge Fund, contracted by Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, Ericsson Nikola Tesla and Unity Through Knowledge Fund. Additionally, he participates as a technical co-ordinator in a industrial research project “A Platform for Context-Aware Social Networking of Mobile Users (SmartSocial)”, contracted between Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing and Ericsson Nikola Tesla R&D Centre.

  • M.Sc. (2011, Information and communication technology, University of Zagreb Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing)
  • B.Sc. (2009, Computing, University of Zagreb Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing)
  • Social networking technologies
  • Context-aware services
  • Personalized services
  • User profiling, User profile modeling
  • Big data technologies, Data monetization
  • Ubiquitous/pervasive computing systems
  • Ericsson Växthus Competition Winner for prototype titled “Gift Personalisation for Telco Subscribers” in the category of Data Exposure For Monetization (2013). Awarded by Ericsson AB
  • 15th University of Zagreb Fair Award for the BSc thesis titled “RoboDance” (2010). Awarded by University of Zagreb

Publications

Smailović, V., Podobnik, V. & Lovrek, I. (2018) A Methodology for Evaluating Algorithms that Calculate Social Influence in Complex Social Networks. Complexity, 2018, 1084795, 20 doi:10.1155/2018/1084795. https://www.bib.irb.hr/945229

Smailović, V., Štriga, D., Mamić, D. & Podobnik, V. (2014) Calculating User’s Social Influence through the SmartSocial Platform. U: Rozic, N. & Begusic, D. (ur.)Proceedings of the 22th International Conference on Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks (SoftCOM 2014). https://www.bib.irb.hr/738663

Smailović, V., Štriga, D. & Podobnik, V. (2014) Advanced User Profiles for the SmartSocial Platform: Reasoning upon Multi-Source User Data. U: Madevska-Bogdanova, A. & Gjorgjevikj, D. (ur.)Web Proceedings of the 6th ICT Innovations Conference 2014. https://www.bib.irb.hr/714065

Bagić Babac, M., Štriga, D., Smailović, V. & Podobnik, V. (2016) Why does Social Data Mining Matter? Generating Insights about Influence, Trust and Sentiments on the Web. U: Lončarić, S. (ur.)Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Data Science (IWDS 2016). https://www.bib.irb.hr/1051007

Štriga, D., Smailović, V. & Podobnik, V. (2014) Development of applications based on social networks. U: Huljenić, D. (ur.)Proceedings of the 3rd Workshop on Software Engineering in Practice @ 22th International Conference on Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks (SoftCOM 2014). https://www.bib.irb.hr/771388

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