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Oct 12, 9:00am to 6:00pm
Computer Science - Workshop - Stuart Building 104
The Department of Computer Science will host a daylong workshop to celebrate the work of Edward M. Reingold and his 70th birthday on Monday, October 12, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Stuart Building Room 104. Please RSVP by October 5 to Lauren Shelby, 312-567-5030 or, or register... read more
Oct 12
Pan Chen - Senior Director, Business Analytics at HAVI Global Solutions
Oct 13, 11:25am to 12:40pm
Data Science - Seminar - SB 220
In this talk, Chen shares his observations on analytics business trends... some of the current gaps between the promise and reality, and how analytics professionals and business professionals can work together to bridge these gaps. Lastly, the speaker will share his opinions on what this means to... read more
Oct 13
Nachum Dershowitz - Tel Aviv University
Oct 13, 12:45pm to 1:45pm
Computer Science - Distinguished Lecture Series - TBD
Ada Lovelace (born 200 years ago) wrote presciently about digital numerical calculations. She expressed its features poetically: "We may say most aptly that [Babbage's] Analytical Engine weaves algebraical patterns just as the Jacquard loom weaves flowers and leaves." Ada explained the generality... read more
Oct 13
Sydeaka Watson - Research Associate (Assistant Professor), Department of Public Health Science, University of Chicago
Oct 20, 11:25am to 12:40pm
Data Science - Seminar - SB 220
Oct 20
Chris Johnson - Director, Scientific Computing and Imaging (SCI) Institute, - Distinguished Professor, School of Computing, University of Utah
Oct 27, 3:30pm
IIT Chapter of Sigma Xi - Lecture - IIT Tower Auditorium
We live in an era in which the creation of new data is growing exponentially such that every two days we create as much new data as we did from the beginning of mankind until the year 2003. One of the greatest scientific challenges of the 21st century is to effectively understand and make use of... read more
Oct 27
Sou-Cheng Choi - Senior Statistician in NORC, University of Chicago, - Research Assistant Professor, Applied Mathematics, IIT
Nov 17, 11:25am to 12:40pm
Lulu Kang - Seminar - SB 220
Probabilistic record linkage (PRL) refers to the process of matching records from different data sources such as database tables with missing data in primary key. It can be applied to join or deduplicate records or to impute missing data, resulting in better data quality in any case. An important... read more
Nov 17