Posts Tagged "Alberto Cairo"



PyData Conference Miami at CIC 1/9-11/2019

PyData Miami is a 3-day conference on tools and techniques for machine learning, data analysis, visualization, and large-scale data infrastructure. We are an accessible, community-driven conference with talks and tutorials for all skill levels: students, practitioners, and researchers. PyData focuses on open-source computational tools for the Python programming language (such as NumPy, Pandas, and scikit-learn), as well as...

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VizUM 2018 Recap and Visualization Competition results

VizUM video by UM student Nathalie Moreau on Vimeo   On November 15th, 2018, the University of Miami hosted its fifth annual VizUM Symposium.  This year’s event was coupled with its first ever Visualization Competition. Before the main speakers took to the stage, the two finalists for the VizUM Visualization Competition were invited on stage to present their work.  The "Visualiz-IRs" and the "UM Analytics" teams were the...

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Alberto Cairo receives Majeri Award for Graphics Journalism

CCS Vizualization program director Alberto Cairo has been selected as the 2018 recipient of the Majeri Award for Graphics Journalism from Ball State University’s Department of Journalism. The Majeri Award is named after Tony Majeri, a longtime Chicago Tribune editor known for his creativity and innovation in information design. Majeri was a founding member of the Society for News Design (SND), and a member for four Pulitzer...

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Data Intersections blended Statistics, Science, Journalism, & Humanities

On March 2nd, 2018, the University of Miami hosted the first Data Intersections symposium. The goal of Data Intersections is to enable a conversation between professionals and scholars from domains that have been deeply transformed by the increasing availability of data and the digital tools used to manipulate it, such as data science, statistics, data journalism, the physical and biological sciences, and the digital humanities. The...

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“We are the data.” VizUM 2017 examines the impact of creative visualization

On Thursday, November 16, the University of Miami hosted the 4th VizUM 2017, an annual creative visualization symposium. In celebration of visual representation, the Symposium explored the relationship between art, science, and data through two guest speakers, Angus Forbes and Giorgia Lupi.   Angus Forbes, an assistant professor in the Computational Media Department at University of California, Santa Cruz, and director of UCSC...

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