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Past Events

Social behavior and the spread of disease in animal populations

The study of relationships within animal groups has provided many insights into the nature of social behavior. Despite this, finding a reliable measure of sociality that can be used to compare animal systems is an ongoing challenge. While...

Presenter: Dr. Ewan Colman
Webcast date: Monday 10 December 2018
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A gentle introduction to Community Finding Detection Algorithms

Social Mining and Community Finding methods can be seen as a particular application domain of Big Data, Data Mining and Machine Learning areas. The interest in Community Finding Problems on Social Networks (SN) have experienced an increasing...

Presenter: Dr. David Camacho
Organisation: Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Webcast date: Friday 30 November 2018
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Cobra, Piranha, and Other Deadly Animals: An Overview of Publication Mining Research at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

From the award-winning Piranha text analytics tool to the Cobra Publication Management System used to track publications from the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (home of the world’s fastest supercomputer for open science...

Presenter: Christopher Stahl
Organisation: Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Webcast date: Monday 29 October 2018
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Knowledge-Powered Model Integration in Environmental and Social Sciences: Challenges and Solutions

Environmental and social scientists rely on observational data to accurately model natural processes and human activities around the globe. Since these processes and activities do not occur in isolation, it is required to forecast how they...

Presenter: Daniel Garijo
Organisation: University of Southern California
Webcast date: Friday 26 October 2018
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Machine learning and natural language processing for humanitarian response: a view from the field

Drawing on real-life case studies from Nepal, Indonesia, and Kenya, I will provide an overview of how crowdsourced and social media data are used or ignored in humanitarian response and the challenges they pose for practitioners. Designed in...

Presenter: Shadrock Roberts
Webcast date: Wednesday 17 October 2018
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