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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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Notification: Pegasus Upgrades & Maintenance 12/16-19

CCS storage systems are scheduled for maintenance from Friday, December 16, 2016 through Monday, December 19, 2016.   During this time we will be completing the installation of additional storage controllers.   CCS systems and services will be unavailable for this duration, including:   Pegasus | Pegasus compute cluster Visx | RSMAS visualization systems Apollo |  RSMAS compute cluster CCS CIFS | Windows network shares on...

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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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iNeuro: Preparing a workforce for the Big Data Tsunami, Will Grisham TALK 1/6/17

Computational data analysis skills have crossed over from niche to mainstream. Join us Friday, January 6, 2017,  from 12:00 to 1:00 PM in the Lois Pope 7th floor auditorium, for a seminar by William Grisham, formerly at NSF and currently at UCLA, who developed the iNeuro Project, an effort to prepare a workforce to meet the challenge of large-scale data in neuroscience. LOCATION Lois Pope Life Center, 1095 NW 14th Terrace (map),...

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BIG DATA Lunch & Learn with Zongjun Hu, PhD, Thursday 12/01/16

Process Big Data on Bigfoot Hadoop Cluster: Load and Query Speaker  Zongjun Hu, PhD, Lead, Big Data, UM CCS Advanced Computing Thursday, 12/01/2016, 12:00-1:00 PM  |  Light lunch will be provided:  Please RSVP to ccsadministration@miami.edu. Location  Coral Gables Campus MEA202, McArthur Engineering Annex, 1251 Memorial Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146 (map/directions). Abstract   Relational Database Manage System (RDBMS) had been a...

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