Can data science promote opportunity, equality, and equity? Hear from three distinguished speakers: Nick Petersen, Robert Latham, and Lynn K. Perry, who are focused on research that addresses these issues. Read more “SSI Lecture Series: “Gigabytes for Good” 11/1/2019″
Trained instructors lead a comprehensive, hands-on overview of an introductory data analysis using Python, covering topics like data types, functions, conditional statements, loops, errors and exceptions, debugging, and some key Python libraries and writing Python programs that will work like Linux command-line tools. This workshop is designed to provide a foundation of basic concepts that all programming depends on, using Python as an example. This Bash, Python, and git workshop is capped at 35 participants, and is on a first-come/first-served basis. Read more “2-day Python Workshop 11/11-12/2019 Medical Campus”
You are invited to celebrate the launch of TRITON, the University of Miami’s new supercomputer. Using the same AI-optimized architecture as the world’s most powerful supercomputers, Triton is UM’s first GPU-accelerated HPC/AI system, representing a new approach to computational and data science. Triton was designed to process vast amounts of data in near real time by accelerating data transfer between the IBM POWER9 CPU and attached accelerators, enabling students, researchers, and data scientists to explore new possibilities. Read more “TRITON Supercomputer Launch Celebration 9/19/2019”
This session will provide an overview of the University’s data-driven Advanced Computing Systems design as well as the design of the new AI-ready system, TRITON, which supports the biomedical architecture. 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. Read more “Overview of New TRITON AI-Ready System 9/20/2019”
Trained instructors lead a comprehensive, hands-on overview of what is possible with R, using an example dataset. Go from reading data into R to data types, functions, conditional statements, loops, how to write in RMarkdown, as well as best practices for writing R code that others can understand and use. This workshop is designed to provide a foundation of basic concepts that all programming depends on, using R as an example. Read more “2-DAY “R” Workshop 12/2-3/2019 RSMAS Campus”
Data Intersections is an annual symposium featuring speakers from the fields of data science, statistics, data journalism, and the digital humanities. The 2020 session theme is “Conversations About the Ethics of Data, Technology, and Design”.
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. Read more “N.O.T. Team Wins 2019 Smart Cities Miami Competition”
VizUM is a free, annual data visualization celebration featuring speakers who are pioneers in this domain, and whose vision drives products and styles we see around us daily. IDSC is excited to announce the VizUM 2019 distinguished guest speakers are Jessica Hullman and Alberto Cairo. Join us on Wednesday, December 11, 2019, 4:00-7:00 PM at the Newman Alumni Center for the combined Big Data Conference and VizUM 2019 Symposium. The Big Data Conference portion begins at 2:30 PM. Registration and the Poster Session opens at 12:00.
Read more “Save the Date Wednesday 12/11 for VizUM 2019”
The 2018-2019 IDSC Fellows and their mentors gathered on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, at the Newman Alumni Center to make the final presentations on their chosen projects. Read more “IDSC Fellows Demonstrate Tech Skills and Initiative”
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. Final Presentations, judging, and awards will take place at eMerge Americas on 4/29/2019. Read more “Smart Cities Competition Presents at eMerge 4/29/2019”