SSI Lecture Series: “Gigabytes for Good” 11/1/2019

Gigabytes for Good

SSI Lecture Series: “Gigabytes for Good” 11/1/2019

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.

Friday, 11/1/2019, 3-4:30 PM | Otto G. Richter Library 3rd Floor Conference Room, 1300 Memorial Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146

This event is free and open to the public.  Refreshments will be served.

Nick Petersen Gigabytes for Good 2019

Assistant Professor, Sociology, College of Arts & Sciences
Nick and his team are working to improved facial-recognition technology by making it more demographically inclusive.

Robert Latham Gigabytes for Good 2019

Associate Director, School of Law’s Children & Youth Law Clinic
Robert utilizes data science to uncover disturbing and promising patterns of use in Florida’s foster care System.

Lynn K. Perry Gigabytes for Good 2019

Assistant Professor, Psychology, College of Arts & Sciences
Lynn uses automated measures of speech in social contact to facilitate the language development of bilingual children with disabilities.


This lecture is part of a series presented by the Social Systems Informatics (SSI) group. SSI focuses on understanding of the nature of social interaction using the techniques and methods of data science.  For more information, email, or call 305.243.4962.


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