IDIR Summer Workshops 2018

We are holding the following themed Workshops this summer;

24.07.2018 Data (Science) Best Practices
16.08.2018 Health and Simulation Data
04.09.2018 Text and Image Processing, Cloud Computing, High Performance Computing, Reproducibility

We are still looking for (some) speakers!

Please get in touch to nominate yourself or others. We have some funding for external speakers as well, so please do not hesitate to nominate external speakers as well.

If you are interested in attending, please let us know!

We are also considering holding a poster session showcasing data-intensive research if there is enough interest. Please get in touch if you would like to contribute.

This is a SICSA sponsored event.

 

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IDIR Summer Workshop #3

04.09.2018 Text and Image Processing, Cloud Computing, High Performance Computing, Reproducibility

The schedule will be

11.00 Invited talk Fabrice Issac
12.00 Lunch
13.00 Talks
14.30 Coffee
15.00 End

All of the talks will be in the Jack Cole Building in room 1.33a.

Invited Talk:

Fabrice Issac (Paris 13, laboratoire Textes Théories Numérique)
Computer-aided analysis of mediaeval French text: semantics, morphology and orthographic variation

 

Talks:

Al Dearle
BitBlaster: A fast complete similarity search algorithm (Slides)

Kasim Terzic
Automatic Centre Detection in Images (Slides)

Silvia Paracchini
The St Andrews Bioinformatics cluster

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IDIR Summer Workshop #2

16.08.2018 Health and Simulation Data

The approximate schedule will be

11.00 Invited talk Richard Anderson
12.00 Lunch
13.00 Talks
14.30 Coffee
15.00 End

All of the talks will be in the Jack Cole Building in room 1.33a.

Please get in touch if you would like to attend!

Invited Talk:

Richard Anderson (University of Edinburgh)
Assessing ovarian function after chemotherapy (Slides)

Talks:

Simon Dobson
Towards in silico studies of antibiotic resistance (Slides)

John Mitchell
We are probably not Sims (Slides)

David Harris-Birtill
Automatic segmentation of both cancer and the optic nerve, with automated remote pulse oximetry (related Video)

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IDIR Summer Workshop #1

24.07.2018 Data (Science) Best Practices

The schedule will be

11.00 Invited talk Lars Kotthoff
12.00 Lunch
13.00 Talks
14.30 Coffee & Discussion
15.00 End

All of the talks will be in the Jack Cole Building in room 1.33a.

Invited Talk:

Lars Kotthoff (University of Wyoming)
Machine learning in R (Slides)

 

Talks:

Tom Kelsey
Preconceptions, assumptions and the role of the domain expert (Slides)

Nguyen Dang
Automatic algorithm configuration and analysis of algorithm parameters (Slides)

Jeff Hughes
Persuasive practices during the adoption of big data analytics within organisations

 

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Old French Bible Project

A project funded by the Undergraduate Research Assistant Scheme has successfully completed the first stage of interdisciplinary work, between the Institute of Mediaeval Studies and the School of Computer Science. The long-term aim is to digitise and analyse early French bibles.

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