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November 2019

MIDAS Seminar Series Presents: Ricardo Baeza-Yates – NTENT

November 25 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Weiser Hall, 10th Floor, 500 Church Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Ricardo Baeza-Yates NTENT Bias in Search and Recommender Systems   Abstract: In this presentation we cover most biases that affect search and recommender systems. They include biases on the data,…

Staff Data Scientist Meet-up

November 26 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Weiser Hall, 10th Floor, 500 Church Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

The staff data scientist network has started recently.  This group of people deal with data in very diverse ways, and are at many different points in their careers.  The group…

Research Computing on the Great Lakes Cluster

November 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

OVERVIEW This workshop will provide a brief overview of the components of the Great Lakes Cluster. The main body of the workshop will cover the resource manager and scheduler, creating…

December 2019

MIDAS Seminar Series Presents: Arthur Spirling – New York University

December 2 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Room 340 West Hall, 1085 S University Ave
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Arthur Spirling Deputy Director, Center for Data Science New York University Word Embeddings What works, what doesn’t, and how to tell the difference for applied research   Abstract: We consider…

The Blessings of Multiple Causes

December 3 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Industrial and Operations Engineering Building Room 2717, 1205 Beal Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Seminar Title: “The Blessings of Multiple Causes” Presenter: Ms. Yixin Wang Seminar Abstract: Causal inference from observational data is a vital problem, but it comes with strong assumptions. Most methods…

Special NERS Seminar: Ryan McClarren—University of Notre Dame

December 6 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Baer Room, Mortimer E. Cooley Building, 2355 Bonisteel Blvd
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

  Ryan McClarren Assistant Professor Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering University of Notre Dame   That's An Interesting Idea: Data-Driven Models, Compressed Sensing, and Other Outré Tools for Nuclear…

MIDAS Seminar Series Presents: Michigan Data Science Fellows: Arya Farahi and Qianying Lin

December 9 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: West Hall, Room 340, 500 Church Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Arya Farahi: A Quest for the Dark Sector of the Universe: The Role of Galaxy Clusters in the Era of Precision Cosmology Abstract: Unexpected experimental discoveries constitute a significant force…

Intro to D3.js for data visualization

December 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

D3.js is a JavaScript library for producing dynamic, interactive data visualizations in web browsers. It makes use of the widely implemented SVG, HTML5, and CSS standards. We’ll explore how to…

Jian-Xun Wang: Data-driven Forward and Inverse Modeling of Fluid Dynamics with “Small Data”

December 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: 2147 GG Brown,

Jian-Xun Wang Assistant Professor Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering University of Notre Dame Abstract Recent advances in data science techniques, combined with the ever-increasing availability of high-fidelity simulation/measurement data open up…

“Anonymous Autonomous” Work in Progress Community Demo

December 13 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Duderstadt Gallery, 2281 Bonisteel Blvd
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Anonymous Autonomous is a robotic art installation being developed by Katherine Behar, Artist in Residence at the University of Michigan, together with a team of U-M students. As the Fall 2019…