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The University of Texas at ArlingtonThe University of Texas at Arlington

College of Science

Data Science Program

Events

XSEDE HPC Workshop on Big Data Analytics
When: Tuesday, December 3 and Wednesday, December 4 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days)
Where: UTA Center for Research on Teaching and Learning Excellence (CRTL) and the LINK Research Lab
Nedderman Hall Room 246
This workshop will introduce scalable data analytics and machine learning. It is a two-day, hands-on workshop using Hadoop, Spark and TensorFlow. There are no prerequisites, although some familiarity with Python would be helpful. Please bring your laptop. The workshop is free but space is limited. For more information and to register, go to https://portal.xsede.org/course-calendar/-/training-user/class/1969/session/3438.

Fall 2019 Seminars

Wednesday, September 4
1:30-2:30 p.m. SEIR Building Room 298
Dajiang Zhu, assistant professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, The University of Texas at Arlington
Title: “Computational Modeling and Machine Learning in Brain Imaging”

Wednesday, September 18
2-3 p.m. SEIR Building Room 298
George Siemens, professor of psychology, College of Science, The University of Texas at Arlington
Title: “The Role of Data in Evaluating the Intersection of Human and Artificial Cognition”

Wednesday, October 2
2-3 p.m. SEIR Building Room 298
Riyaz Sikora, associate professor of information systems, College of Business, The University of Texas at Arlington
Title: “Wrapper Approaches for Improving Traditional Data Mining Algorithms”

Wednesday, October 16
2-3 p.m. SEIR Building Room 298
Jia Rao, assistant professor of computer science and engineering, College of Engineering, The University of Texas at Arlington
Title: “Rethinking Abstractions in Virtualized Systems”

Wednesday, October 30
2-3 p.m. College Hall Room 101 (*note one-time location change)
Kenneth Williford, associate professor of philosophy, College of Liberal Arts, The University of Texas at Arlington
Title: “Bayesian Epistemology and Data Science”

Wednesday, November 13
2-3 p.m. SEIR Building Room 298
Kenneth Williford, associate professor of philosophy, College of Liberal Arts, The University of Texas at Arlington
Title: “Perception, Cognition and the ‘Bayesian Brain’ “