By joining the National Science Foundation Center for Accelerated Real Time Analytics (CARTA), the University of Miami Institute for Data Science and Computing (IDSC) is opening the door to deeper levels of academic and industry collaboration. Read more “UM Joins NSF Center for Accelerated Real Time Analytics (CARTA)”
From mixed-reality home experiences to community-wide disease alerts, leading-edge health technology can help individuals, providers, health systems, government agencies, and care providers meet the challenges of the next decade. Innovative digital approaches to improving “Health and Well-Being in the Post-Pandemic City” were highlighted at Smart Cities MIAMI 2021, a virtual conference on April 15 hosted by the University of Miami Institute for Data Science and Computing (IDSC) in partnership with the School of Architecture. Read more “Using Data and Digital Tools to Improve Health and Well-Being”
When you think of sensors being in your home, your mind more than likely drifts to motion sensors, light sensors, or even fire alarms, but an expert team at UM is developing a concept beyond mainstream smart home technology—one that can change the way we live our everyday lives.
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Picture a future where health sensors would be strategically placed throughout a person’s house to check their vital signs each day and to alert them about potential dangers, like a sudden step down to the living room. Outside of the home, sensors could measure local pollen or pollution levels in the air. And for elderly residents, applications streamed through devices like their phone or a smart speaker could remind them to take medications on time. Read more “Sensors Could Improve At-Home Health Care”
If you have ever wondered what data scientists do, IDSC is giving you an opportunity to learn about this important, multifaceted profession. On Thursday, March 25, 2021, IDSC is hosting the sixth session in the “Meet a Data Scientist” series with Miami Herbert Business School Marketing Professor, Dr. Joseph Johnson. Read more “Meet a Data Scientist Lecture Series: Joseph Johnson 3/25”
If you have ever wondered what data scientists do, the University of Miami Institute for Data Science and Computing (IDSC) is giving you an opportunity to learn about this important, multifaceted profession. On Wednesday, January 27, 2021, IDSC is hosting the fifth session in the “Meet a Data Scientist” series with Yelena Yesha, PhD, a Visiting Distinguished Professor at the University of Miami Computer Science Department, and Chief Innovation Officer and Head, International Relations for IDSC.
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On January 27, 2021, from 4:00 to 5:00 PM, Dr. Yelena Yesha shared her definition of data science and addressed the current state of affairs in the field of data science. She spoke about exciting innovative projects at CARTA and IDSC that involve the data analytics, data science, and blockchain technology. And about her personal journey—how she got to be where she is and how she picked up the field of data science before it gained the prominence. Read more “Catch the Replay: Meet a Data Scientist with Yelena Yesha”
Big data, data analytics, advanced computing, and algorithms are rapidly and profoundly changing every sphere of human activity. Advanced computing gives us the ability to reliably and cost effectively store petabytes of data; and machine learning algorithms can crunch through massive datasets in real time to extract business intelligence and socially relevant information, giving firms new marketing tools, like mobile geo-social targeting.
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Ljubisa Daba Dabic, AAIA, an innovative architect with experience in healthcare and smart city programs has joined IDSC as a visiting fellow. A partner in AMB Architectural Design Studio LLC in Rockville, Maryland, Dabic is a LEED accredited professional (AP) who has designed a chain of healthcare facilities across the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Germany. He has also led the design and renovation projects of the Embassy of Macedonia, and the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in United States. Read more “Innovative Architect Daba Dabic Joins IDSC as a Visiting Fellow”
Blockchain is the technology used by developers of cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin, to enable exchange of financial “coins” between participants in the absence of a trusted third party to ensure the transaction, such as is typically done by governments. Blockchain has evolved to become a generic approach to store and process data in a highly decentralized and secure way. Read more “Blockchains for Government: Use Cases and Challenges”