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

November 1, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Nick Petersen, Robert Latham, Lynn K. Perry, Gigabytes for Good, University of Miami Center for Computational Science Social Systems Informatics Lecture Series

Gigabytes for Good

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

Can data science promote opportunity, equality, and equity?
Hear from three distinguished speakers focused on research that addresses these issues.

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


Nick Petersen

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

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.

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 Center for Computational Science 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, visit ccs.miami.edu/ssi, email ccs@miami.edu, or call 305.243.4962.


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1365 Memorial Drive, Suite 230C-D
Coral Gables, Florida 33146
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