Lectures & Seminars – Archived



SSI Lecture Series presents “Gigabytes for Good” 11/1/2019

Gigabytes for Good Friday, 11/1/2019, 3-4:30 PM | Otto G. Richter Library 3rd Floor Conference Room, 1300 Memorial Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146 Can data science promote opportunity, equality, and equity? Hear from three distinguished speakers focused on research that addresses these issues. Please RSVP This event is free and open to the public.  Refreshments will be served.   Nick Petersen Assistant Professor, Sociology, College...

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Overview of CCS Systems and New TRITON AI-ready System 9/20/2019

DATA-DRIVEN COMPUTE SYSTEMS: A Case Study in Bioinformatics and Healthcare Data Science  The Biomedical Informatics architecture at UM currently supports nearly 7 PB of biomedical research data and numerous projects including EHR data from three Health Care partner organizations. This session will provide an overview of CCS's data-driven Advanced Computing Systems design as well as the design of the new AI-ready system, TRITON, which...

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The 3rd Annual Big Data Conference Provided a Forum for Big Data Challenges

by Nathalie Moreau | student writer Students and patrons from the University of Miami (UM) and the Coral Gables community gathered at Miami Business School's Storer Auditorium for the third annual Big Data Conference held on Thursday, December 6, 2018. CCS Center Director Nick Tsinoremas led the organization of the Conference. Tsinoremas explained how the event got its start and said, “We had our first conference about three years ago...

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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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3rd Annual BIG DATA Conference Thursday 12/6/2018

Big data, advanced computing, and algorithms are rapidly and profoundly changing every sphere of human activity; Airbnb, Uber, and Fitbit are just a few examples. Today, over 3.6 billion people worldwide are deeply engaged with smartphone devices, wearables, and Internet-of-things technologies while artificial intelligence also promises to create a wave of new products. Advanced computing gives us the ability to reliably and cost...

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GIS day at UM 11/13/2018 + Geography Awareness Week

Theme: Urban Sustainability  |  Register Now GIS Day provides an international forum for users of geographic information systems (GIS) technology to demonstrate real-world applications that are making a difference in our society. The first formal GIS Day took place in 1999. Esri president and co-founder Jack Dangermond credits Ralph Nader with being the person who inspired the creation of GIS Day. He considered GIS Day a good...

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