Digital Humanists and Data Journalists face common challenges, opportunities, and goals, such as how to communicate effectively with the public. They use similar software tools, programming languages, and techniques, and they can learn from each other. Join us for lectures and tutorials about shared data types, visualization methods, and data communication—including text visualization, network diagrams, maps, […]
Save the Date Tuesday, November 28, 2017, for the second BIG DATA Conference.
Digital humanists and data journalists face common challenges, opportunities, and goals, such as how to communicate effectively with the public. They use similar software tools, programming languages, and techniques, and they can learn from each other.
Save the Date Thursday, November 16, 2017, for the VizUM 4th annual Symposium. More details to follow . . .
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MIAMI, Fla. (February 24, 2017)—The inaugural Smart Cities Miami Conference, hosted last week by the School of Architecture and the Center for Computational Science (“CCS”), brought industry visionaries, technology experts, government planners, and the public together to focus on the “disruptive power” that the mobilization of new technology will have in our cities and on […]
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Co-sponsored by the Center for Neuroscience and the Center for Computational Science, this seminar by William Grisham, who developed the iNeuro Project, will be held at the Lois Pope Life Center on the medical campus.
In this lunch-and-learn session, Dr. Zongjun Hu will first introduce several big data technologies behind the interfaces, and then demonstrate the general procedures to communicate with the cluster and utilize it for big data discovery research.
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Register now for VizUM! The VizUM 3rd Annual Symposium will be held on Thursday, November 10, 2016 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at the University of Miami Newman Alumni Center, 6200 San Amaro Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146. Our guests speakers are Colin Ware and Martin Krzywinski.
Girl Scouts explored topics like: How Forecasters use Visualizations, Coding in Scratch, How Playing Battleship can make you a Better Programmer, and Who said that Computers are for Boys?
CCS is teaming up with CODeLLA on “She Innovates Tech”, a day-long celebration of girls in tech, coming up on Saturday, October 29, 2016.
Join Mark Musen (Stanford), Janice Kranz and Stephan Schürer (University of Miami) for CDD’s Q3 Town Hall Webinar, “Human vs. Machine-Enhanced Scientific Discovery” Listen Here We’re seeing ‘Big Data’ everywhere: healthcare, business, sports, traffic control, biology, drug discovery. The ‘behind-the-scenes’ tool enabling the power of Big Data – searching, sharing, visualizing, querying, analyzing – is […]
On September 21, 2016, CCS hosted its first BIG DATA Conference, inviting private- and public-sector employees, healthcare providers, policy makers, entrepreneurs, educators and researchers to a panel discussion on the applications of big data in the workplace, and the availability of big data resources in South Florida. Check out the photo gallery . . .
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