Upcoming Events

November 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Rcpp: Integrating C++ into R

The Rcpp package for R provides “seamless R and C++ integration”.  In this workshop, we will discuss the use of Rcpp to speed up existing R code by rewriting slow functions…

November 25 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

MIDAS Seminar Series Presents: Ricardo Baeza-Yates – NTENT

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,…

November 26 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Staff Data Scientist Meet-up

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…

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

Research Computing on the Great Lakes Cluster

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 2 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

MIDAS Seminar Series Presents: Arthur Spirling – New York University

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…

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

Intro to D3.js for data visualization

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…

January 13, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

MIDAS Seminar Series Presents: Benjamin Lauderdale – University College London

  Benjamin Lauderdale Professor, University College London Associate Editor, American Political Science Review Senior Data Science Advisor, YouGov       For more information on MIDAS or the Seminar Series,…

January 15, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Eric Ma: Testing Data Science Code

Code written in a programming language is the most flexible way to accomplish your data science work. However, every line of code we write is technical debt. In this talk,…

January 20, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

MIDAS Seminar Series Presents: Julia Stoyanovich – New York University

    Julia Stoyanovich Assistant Professor, New York University Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Tandon School of Engineering Center for Data Science, New York University     For more…

January 27, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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

  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:…