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“This Hurricane Map Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Means” by Alberto Cairo

  "This Hurricane Map Doesn't Mean What You Think It Means: We use hurricane forecasts to warn people. Why do we misinterpret them so often?" is a motion graphic created by CCS Visualization Program Director Alberto Cairo, along with  Tala Schlossberg (NY Times Opinion Visuals Journalist), ("cone of uncertainty") which appeared online at The New York Times. The graphic explains how to interpet the typical 'cone' map, and what the...

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Notification: Storage System Maintenance Begins 8/30 at 5PM

Start time: 30 Aug, 2019 05:00pm EST End time:  30 Aug, 2019 11:59pm EST CCS systems including the Pegasus cluster, login nodes and storage systems will be under maintenance 5PM-11:59PM  EST, Friday, 08/30/2019. During this period we will be working on the integration of the Pegasus and Triton file systems.  Any jobs running at the start of the maintenance period will be terminated. Jobs queued will run after the maintenance is...

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Data Mining and Social Systems Informatics Present Paper at CVPR 2019

"Categorical Timeline Allocation and Alignment for Diagnostic Head Movement Tracking Feature Analysis"   Mitsunori Ogihara (Program Director) and Gang Ren (Postdoctoral Associate) of CCS's Big Data Analytics and Data Mining program, and Daniel Messinger, Program Director of CCS Social Systems Informatics, will present an interdisciplinary paper together at the workshop on Face and Gesture Analysis for Health Informatics (FGAHI)...

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N.O.T. Lands 1st Place in the 2019 Smart City Solutions Competition

  The final presentations for the inaugural Design Your Coral Gables: Smart City Solutions Competition were held at eMerge Americas on Monday, April 29, 2019. The event was led by Joel Zysman, Director, CCS Advanced Computing, and Raimundo Rodulfo, Director, IT for the City of Coral Gables. This three-month Competition, officially launched in January at the 3rd annual Smart Cities MIAMI Conference yielded some great ideas. The...

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Join us at eMerge 4/29/2019 for Smart Cities Competition Final Presentations

The University of Miami and the City of Coral Gables are hosting a competition aimed at helping the city be smarter, more sustainable, and more efficient. The next generation of cities is here. We are living in a world where many urban areas are being transformed and using more efficient and sustainable approaches. In essence, various populated areas are turning into “smarter cities” where every aspect of the city is hyper-connected...

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You’re Invited to the CCS Fellows Spring Symposium 4/30/2019

The vision of the Center for Computational Science’s CCS Fellows Program is to inspire a new generation of leaders in computational science to cross the traditional boundaries between disciplines, by equipping them with new cross-disciplinary skills and experience. The Program does this by offering mentorship outside the students’ area of expertise. CCS Fellow is a prestigious designation awarded to 4 students per year either from the...

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