Lectures & Seminars – Archived



2017 DH+DJ Symposium canceled owing to Hurricane Irma

The DH+DJ Symposium canceled owing to Hurricane Irma.   At present, the next one won't be held until 2018.  Please stay tuned for more details . . .   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...

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Inaugural Smart Cities MIAMI Conference Plans for New Future

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 our lives. “We are at the threshold of significant...

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“Diversifying Amazon Recommendations” Pizza Seminar Series Friday 2/17/17

Dr. Houssam Nassif, machine learning scientist from amazon.com, will be presenting two recently published papers: 1) Diversifying Music Recommendations (ICML'16 Workshop) uses submodular diversity to significantly improve Prime Music App recommendations quality and user engagement. 2) Adaptive, Personalized Diversity for Visual Discovery (RecSys'16 Best Short Paper Award) describes Amazon Stream's seasonal, personalized and...

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Inaugural SMART CITIES MIAMI Conference February 23 & 24

  The University of Miami brings cutting-edge research in urban planning, architecture, and engineering—in alignment with computational resources and analytical expertise—to aid in the design and development of more sustainable, livable, and resilient cities. This conference gathers leaders in academia, professional practice, and industry to examine the Smart Cities phenomenon in relation to emerging trends and technology. The...

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CCS presents poster at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 12/6-10/16

This Symposium is designed to provide state-of-the-art information on the experimental biology, etiology, prevention, diagnosis, and therapy of breast cancer and premalignant breast disease, to an international audience of academic and private physicians and researchers involved in breast cancer in medical, surgical, gynecologic, and radiation oncology, as well as to other appropriate health care professionals. The scientific program...

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Pizza Seminar Series on Using Data Ensembles Wednesday 11/30/2016

This is another in the Department of Computer Science Pizza Seminar Series.   "Exploring the Potential of Data Depth for Uncertainty Characterization and Visualization of Ensembles"   Wednesday, November 30th 2016, 5:00 p.m., UB230 by Dr. Mahsa Mirzargar, Department of Computer Science, University of Miami.   When computational models or predictive simulations are used, researchers, analysts and decision makers are not...

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