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January 2020

MIDAS Seminar Series Presents: Benjamin Lauderdale – University College London

January 13 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Room 340 West Hall, 1085 S University Ave
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Benjamin Lauderdale Professor of Political Sciences University College London VIEW RECORDING Model-Based Pre-Election Polling for National and Sub-National Outcomes   Abstract:  Traditional political polling has gained a bad reputation in…

MIDAS Seminar Series Presents: Julia Stoyanovich – New York University

January 20 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Room 340 West Hall, 1085 S University Ave
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

This seminar is co-sponsored by the Center for Ethics, Society and Computing.   Julia Stoyanovich Assistant Professor, New York University Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Tandon School of Engineering…

MIDAS Seminar Series Presents: Luonan Chen, PhD – Chinese Academy of Sciences

January 27 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Room 340 West Hall, 1085 S University Ave
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

  Luonan Chen, PhD Professor Executive Director, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences Chinese Academy of Sciences   Criticality detection and time-series prediction from small samples by dynamics-based model-free approaches Abstract:…

February 2020

MIDAS Seminar Series Presents: Edward Stabler – UCLA

February 10 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Room 340 West Hall, 1085 S University Ave
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

  Edward Stabler Professor of Linguistics, University of California, Los Angeles Adversarial Training for Semantic Parsing ABSTRACT: Semantic parsing maps natural language sentences to formal representations of their meanings. In…

MIDAS Seminar Series Presents: Charles Yang – University of Pennsylvania

February 17 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Room 340 West Hall, 1085 S University Ave
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

  Charles Yang Director of Undergraduate Studies in Cognitive Science, University of Pennsylvania VIEW RECORDING How Language Makes Us Smart (Without Big Data) Abstract: Language provides the glue that combines…

MIDAS Seminar Series Presents: Jen Stirrup – Founder and CEO, Data Relish

February 24 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Room 340 West Hall, 1085 S University Ave
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

  Jen Stirrup Founder and CEO, Data Relish; Microsoft Regional Director VIEW RECORDING Is it possible to democratize AI for businesses? Abstract: If data is the new 'oil', then AI…

March 2020

MIDAS Seminar Series Presents: Nicholas Diakopoulos – Northwestern University

March 9 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Room 340 West Hall, 1085 S University Ave
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Nicholas Diakopoulos Assistant Professor, School of Communication, Northwestern University Director, Computational Journalism Lab VIEW RECORDING The Role of Algorithmic Intermediaries in Shaping Attention to News As people seek news information…

MIDAS Special Seminar: Qianying Lin – MIDAS Data Science Fellow

March 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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  Qianying Lin Michigan Institute for Data Science - Data Science Fellow VIEW RECORDING COVID-19 outbreak in Wuhan, China: in retrospect and in prospect Since first confirmation in December 2019,…

May 2020

MIDAS COVID-19 Special Seminar Series: Jon Zelner, “If the outbreak ended, does that mean the interventions worked?”

May 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Jon Zelner, Assistant Professor, Epidemiology, University of Michigan If the outbreak ended, does that mean the interventions worked? View Recording In this talk Dr. Zelner will discuss some ongoing modeling…

MIDAS COVID-19 Special Seminar Series: Karandeep Singh, Validating a Widely Implemented Deterioration Index Model Among Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

May 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Karandeep Singh Assistant Professor, Learning Health Sciences and Medicine, University of Michigan Validating a Widely Implemented Deterioration Index Model Among Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients View Recording The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)…