Tag Archive: Data Science

Computing and Data Sciences Improve What We Know About Wildfires and How to Fight Them

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By Rachel Leven. Our understanding, planning, and response to wildfires benefit from connections with data and computing sciences, UC Berkeley researchers say.

Recent developments in machine learning and simulations can help first responders detect fires earlier, predict fires’ paths and…
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Don’t Miss the Women in Data Science Conference: March 8 – 12

Student volunteers and attendees at WiDS Berkeley Conference 2020.

By Emily Lopez and Amy Neeser. This year, faced with the challenge of social distancing, Women in Data Science (WiDS) has reimagined its traditional conference and announced an inaugural 24-hour global event on March 8, International Women’s Day. This worldwide event will feature women researchers from around the world who will present…
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‘Yes, You Can’: UC Merced Students Learning, Growing at Livermore Lab

Leily Kiani (’16) is one of 21 former Bobcats who currently work at LLNL, strengthening the bond between the university and national lab.

By Kenneth Mashinchi. Just 90 miles from the future of higher education — UC Merced — lies one of the epicenters of the future of technology, innovation and national security.


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Register for UCSD’s Cultured Data Symposium

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On February 7 and 8, UC San Diego will host the Cultured Data Symposium, bringing together experts from data science and the arts and humanities to examine the emerging relationship between data and culture.

The symposium will feature two keynote…
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Free Dataset Archive Helps Researchers Quickly Find a Needle in a Haystack

The UCR Spatio-temporal Active Repository, or UCR STAR.

By Holly Ober. Let’s say you’re doing research that requires millions of geotagged tweets. Or perhaps you’re a journalist who wants to map murders in Chicago from 2001 to the present. You need to find large spatio-temporal datasets — but…
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Pioneering Data Science Tool — Jupyter — Receives Top Software Prize

Fernando Pérez and Brian Granger discuss the architecture of Project Jupyter.

By Robert Sanders. You may not have heard of Jupyter Notebooks, but they’re taking the data science world by storm and becoming the go-to tool for sharing and improving computer code, documents, data visualizations and more.

Students in UC Berkeley’s fastest-growing…
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