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Mapping the Vernacular Symposium 3/6/2020

"Mapping the Vernacular" Symposium  Friday, March 6, 2020| 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM  Register Now Mapping the Vernacular: CCS Symposium in new approaches for community driven sustainable development in urban informal environments. In collaboration with the UM School of Architecture, the University of Miami Center for Computational Science (CCS) will host a half-day symposium on the application of new technologies to facilitate community...

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Joseph Brancato to Keynote Smart Cities MIAMI Conference 3/26/2020

Conference Thursday 3/26 + Workshop Friday 3/27 Registration Now Open | $50 The 4th Annual Smart Cities MIAMI Conference + Workshop is at the forefront of smart cities concepts that involve the built environment, infrastructure, embedded technology, responsive landscapes, autonomous vehicles, traffic and transportation, and promotes well-being at a city scale.  Join the conversation and be a part of Miami’s leading smart cities event....

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Major Update to LINCS Data Portal 2.0 with New Functionalities

The Library of Integrated Network-Based Cellular Signatures (LINCS) is an NIH Common Fund program with the goal of generating a large-scale and comprehensive catalogue of perturbation-response signatures by utilizing a diverse collection of: Perturbations (e.g. chemical, genetic, disease state) Model Systems (e.g. cell lines, differentiated cells, embryonic stem cells) and Sssay Types (e.g. gene expression, protein expression,...

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Alberto Cairo on Misreading Data Visualizations in Scientific American

CCS Visualization Program Director Dr. Alberto Cairo has published "Does Obesity Shorten Lives: Misreading Data Visualizations Can Reinforce Biased Perceptions" in the Public Health section of Scientific American's September 2019 issue (p. 100). The September issue is titled ‘Truth, Lies & Uncertainty: Searching for Reality in Unreal Times’. It contains articles about how deception works (and not only among humans!), how...

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Students Gain Research Experience through AI and Computer Simulations

New Technology that Rapidly Sifts Through Video to Identify if Paralyzed Mice are Able to Regain Movement with Experimental Drugs A Computer Program able to Simulate Chemical Reactions that Could Help Eliminate Harmful Solvents from Polluting the Earth These are just two projects completed by students in the computer science undergraduate research program wrapping up this week at the University of Miami. Funded by the National Science...

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Frost Science Students Tour the Data Center and Viz Lab

This past Thursday July 25th, CCS hosted a field trip of middle schoolers from the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science.  Dr. Michael Mannino, CCS Director of Programs, and Joel Zysman, CCS Director of Advanced Computing and his team led the tour. The young "scientists-in-training" visited the data center in the Ungar building, and the Visualization laboratory, where they learned about: the basics of computational science, the...

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