An occasional seminar series for those interested in Data Science.

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Each talk has an organiser. Please contact them in the first instance if you have a query about a particular talk. Only contact one of the people below if you have a question about the list, such as whether your talk or series could be added.

Prof Dan Olteanu : 'In-Database Factorized Learning'
Prof Dan Olteanu (University of Oxford)
Fri 17 Mar 2017, 10:00 - 11:00
MF2, School of Informatics

Seminar Talk : Dr Kami Vaniea 'Ethical and Privacy Issues in Data Science
Dr Kami Vaniea, Human Factors of Security and Privacy Lecturer at the University of Edinburgh
Wed 08 Feb 2017, 16:00 - 17:00
MF2, School of Informatics

Distinguished Lecture: David Blei 'Probabilistic Topic Models and User Behavior'
David Blei, Professor of Statistics and Computer Science, Columbia University. Member of the Columbia Data Science Institute
Fri 27 Jan 2017, 16:00 - 17:00
David Hume Tower Lecture Hall A, George Square

Distinguished Lecture: Yann LeCun 'Predicting under Uncertainty: the Next Frontier in AI'
Yann LeCun, Director of AI Research, Facebook, Founding Director of the NYU Center for Data Science, Silver Professor of Computer Science, Neural Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering,
Fri 13 Jan 2017, 16:00 - 17:00
George Square Lecture Theatre

Seminar Talk : Peter Pietzuch 'How Stream Processing Took Over The World: Combining Performance With Complex Algorithms'
Peter Pietzuch, Reader (Associate Professor) in the Department of Computing at Imperial College London,
Fri 25 Nov 2016, 13:00 - 14:00
School of Informatics

Distinguished Lecture: Prof Serge Abiteboul, "Toward personal knowledge bases"
Prof Serge Abiteboul, Senior researcher, INRIA Saclay
Fri 16 Oct 2015, 11:00 - 12:00
Informatics Forum (IF-G.07)

John Quinn: Telecoms data analysis for disaster response and humanitarian planning
Dr John Quinn, UN Global Pulse Kampala, Uganda
Tue 11 Aug 2015, 11:00 - 12:00
Informatics Forum (IF-4.31/4.33)

Idris Eckley: Coherence analysis of locally stationary multivariate time serie
Prof Idris Eckley, Deputy Director of the STOR-i Doctoral Training Centre, Lancaster University
Tue 21 Apr 2015, 11:00 - 12:00
Informatics Forum (IF-4.31/4.33)