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December 2020

MIDAS Seminar Series Presents: Xiaoqian Jiang – University of Texas Health Science Center

December 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Xiaoqian Jiang Associate Professor, Biomedical Informatics, University of Texas Health Science Center Director, Center for Secure Artificial Intelligence for Healthcare, University of Texas Health Science Center Join via Zoom Genomic…

Introduction to Deep Neural Networks with Keras/TensorFlow

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Deep Neural Networks (DNNs) are used as a machine learning method for both regression and classification problems. Keras is a high-level, Python interface running on top of multiple neural network libraries, including the popular library TensorFlow. In this workshop, participants will learn…

Using Distill for R Markdown

December 8 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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There are a variety of formats available for R markdown beyond 'standard html', one of which is Distill.  Distill is specifically oriented toward presentation of results, and offers a clean…

Spatial regression models

December 8 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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This lecture-style workshop will introduce relevant concepts and techniques for modelling cross-sectional data observed on regular (such as remote sensing pixels) or irregular (such as Census polygons) lattice. Such data…

January 2021

MIDAS Seminar Series Presents: Heng Li, University of Illinois Urbana Campaign

January 18, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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  Heng Ji Professor, Computer Science Department, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Amazon Scholar Join via Zoom Knowledge Extraction to Accelerate Scientific Discovery To combat COVID-19, clinicians and scientists all need…

MIDAS Webinar Series Presents: Timnit Gebru, Google

January 25, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Timnit Gebru Co-Lead Ethical AI Research Team, Google Brain Join via Zoom Computer Vision: Who is Helped and Who is Harmed? Computer vision has ceased to be a purely academic endeavor. From…

Using GPUs with Python

January 27, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Python is the Lingua Franca of Data today and is being increasingly used in scientific computations. This workshop introduces Python GPU tools for porting and writing code that runs on…

February 2021

Arya Farahi

February 1, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Arya Farahi Data Science Fellow, MIDAS, University of Michigan

April 2021

MIDAS Webinar Series Presents: Vipin Kumar, University of Minnesota

April 5, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Vipin Kumar Regents Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota Join via Zoom  Bio: Vipin Kumar is a Regents Professor at the University of Minnesota, where he…