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Symposium on Recent Advances in Data Science

October 7, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm


The Data Science Initiative is sponsoring a short symposium highlighting recent advances in data science. The event will consist of talks on a variety of topics related to data science followed by a reception and graduate student poster session, including posters from the 2016 Data Science Summer Fellows.

Date: October 7, 2016
Time: 3:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Location: Calit2 Auditorium (directions)

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Time Description
3:00 p.m. Update on data science at UCI
Padhraic Smyth, Director, UCI Data Science Initiative
3:20 p.m. Research Highlight: Interpreting machine learning predictions
Sameer Singh, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, UCI
3:50 p.m. Research Highlight:  A Bayesian perspective on publication bias in the Reproducibility Project: Psychology
Joachim Vandekerckhove, Associate Professor, Department of Cognitive Sciences, UCI
4:20 p.m. Invited Keynote: Google data and public sentiment
Dr. Steve Scott, Senior Economic Analyst, Google
5:00 p.m. Reception and graduate student poster session

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Data Science Symposium

Submit a Poster

UCI graduate students are invited to submit applications to present at the poster session on current and research projects that have a significant data science component, e.g., research in areas such as machine learning, statistics, databases, data privacy, visualization as well as research on domain-specific topics in the sciences and humanities that have a strong data-driven component.


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October 7, 2016
3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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