ASCAPE Best Paper MEDES 21 ASCAPE participated in the International Conference on Management of Digital EcoSystems (MEDES), which was held virtually during November 1-3, 2021. This conference aimed to develop and bring together a diverse community from academia, research laboratories and industry interested in exploring the manifold challenges and issues related to web technologies and resource management of Digital Ecosystems and how current approaches and technologies can be evolved and adapted to this end. Its scope included all topics related to Digital Ecosystem Infrastructure; Data & Knowledge Management; Computational and Collective Intelligence; Semantic Computing Software ecosystems for software engineering; Big Data Services Trust, Security & Privacy; Software Engineering; Internet of Things and Intelligent Web; Cyber-Physical Systems; Social and Collaborative Platforms; Human-Computer Interaction; Open Source Applications (Logistics, Energy, Healthcare, Environment, Smart Cities, Digital Humanities, Robotics, etc.); and Complex Systems and Networks.

The ASCAPE results were presented through the paper “Analysis of Machine Learning Models Predicting Quality of Life for Cancer Patients” signed by Miloš Savić, Vladimir Kurbalija, Mihailo Ilić, Mirjana Ivanović, Dušan Jakovetić, Antonios Valachis, Serge Autexier, Johannes Rust and Thanos Kosmidis. Their excellent paper, which received 3rd place in the Best Paper Awards, was raised interesting questions related to the ASCAPE solution.