Events

October 13, 2015
Alderman Library 317

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October 7, 2015
Auditorium of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library

Controlled Experiments Measure the Effectiveness of Online Advertising

 

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October 2, 2015
Minor Hall 125
Dr. Budhendra (Budhu) Bhaduri
Director, Urban Dynamics Institute
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
1:30pm, Minor Hall 125
 
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September 18, 2015
Newcomb Hall/Minor Hall

 

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April 27, 2015

The Data Science Institute is collaboaring with the Library's Research Data Services to pilot a new 1-credit short course series beginning Fall 2015: Data Wrangling in Python and Text as Data. The short courses meet for 5 weeks, and are designed to provide some focused, hands-on training on different topics and tools.

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April 23, 2015
Minor Hall 125

TOPIC: ON HOW MACHINE LEARNING AND AUCTION THEORY POWER FACEBOOK ADVERTISING

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April 16, 2015 to April 17, 2015

A talk and workshop by Professor David Mimno:

  • Hunting for Topics: How We Search and What We Find

            Thursday, April 16th from 3:30 to 5:00 PM 421 Alderman Library

  • A Topic Modeling Workshop*

            Friday, April 17th from 10:00 to 11:30 AM 317 Alderman Library 

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April 16, 2015 to April 17, 2015
Brown Library Classroom, Clark Hall

The UVa Library’s Research Data Services is partnering with the UVa Data Science Institute to host a software skills bootcamp for graduate students, postdocs, and other scientists on April 16-17, 2015.

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March 25, 2015
Rice Hall 130 (Auditorium)

TOPIC: BIG DATA: NEW TRICKS FOR ECONOMETRICS

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March 6, 2015
Watson Manor, 3 University Circle

The Algorithmic Cultures Workshop takes place on March 6, 2015, and will begin with an introduction by Chad Willmon of UVA.

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February 25, 2015
Alderman 421

Dr. Robert Nelson Director, Digital Scholarship Lab, University of Richmond

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February 10, 2015
Clark Hall, Science Library, Room 133

The Data Science Institute has been talking with researchers across grounds about data infrastructure in the last few months and data storage consistently comes up as a key issue.

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January 26, 2015

The Library's Research Data Services will be offering another set of workshops this spring, including workshops:

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November 20, 2014
Auditorium of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library

Aviv Nevo is a professor of Economics and Marketing at Northwestern University.  He served as the Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Economic Analysis (the chief economist) at the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice 2013-14.

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October 17, 2014
Rice Hall 130 (Auditorium)

Dr. Stan Humphries is the Chief Economist of Zillow Inc.  Stan joined the company as one of its earliest employees in 2005 and created the Zestimate and its first algorithm. Since that time, Stan has built out the industry-leading economics and analytic team at Zillow.

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October 15, 2014
Brown Library Classroom, Clark Hall

This UVACSE short course is a hands-on introduction to the new HPC Cluster. The topics are aimed at researchers who have experience with the Fir Cluster and are ready to transition to the new system.

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October 7, 2014
Ruffner Hall 302, Library Data Commons@Curry

UVa's new R useR group is hosting their second meetup on Tuesday, October 7 at the Library Data Commons in Ruffner Hall, Room 302. Member Jody White will speak on using the knitr and markdown packages for creating reproducible research and organizer Clay Ford will give a primer on web scraping data with R.

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October 3, 2014
Cocke Hall 108

Theorizing Efficient Markets: A Sociology of Financial Ideas

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September 23, 2014
MEC 215

This UVACSE short course is a hands-on introduction to the new HPC Cluster. The topics are aimed at researchers who have experience with the Fir Cluster and are ready to transition to the new system.

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September 19, 2014
Cocke Hall 108

Alison Booth will be presenting on her work as Director of the Collective Biographies of Women Project (CBW) as part of the Center for the Study of Data and Knowledge proseminar.

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