Prof. Qihang Lin is the speaker in the Department of Computer Science Colloquium today, October 30, from 4 - 5 PM in 110 MacLean Hall with talk titled "Bayesian Decision Process for Cost-Efficient Dynamic Ranking by Crowdsourcing". There is a reception at 3:30 PM in Muhly Lounge (3 MacLean Hall) prior to the colloquium.

Abstract:

Iowa Informatics Initiative proudly annouces its first Open House Event for the year 2015. Please RSVP  to andrea-flaherty@uiowa.edu by October 30, 2015.

When & Where:

Wednesday, November 4, 2015
2520D UCC
5:00pm Beverages and Light hors d’oeuvres 
5:30pm Brief Program: we will introduce the new cluster faculty and update the UI community on UI3’s activities and future plans.

Our next meeting will be on October 29, 11 am – 12 pm in 5312 PBDB. Note the change in the venue!
The map for PBDB: http://maps.uiowa.edu/pbdb                                                                                                                              

Agenda for the meeting: 

The Iowa Social Science Research Center and their cosponsors are pleased to invite you to a workshop on November 20 from 9-12 with Justin Grimmer from Stanford University that will cover the treatment of text as data. For more details, see the full description below.
 
To sign up for the workshop, please fill out the registration form at the following location: As of now the workshop is full to its capacity, but you can sign up for waitlist!
 

Department of Management Science, College of Business, is hosting their weekly colloquium on Friday October 23 at 2:30 PM in Room No. W207. Prof. Caglar Koylu is the speaker this week with the talk titled "Understanding Complex Patterns in the Big Data of Geographic Mobility”. 

Prof. Caglar Koylu is a new cluster-hire faculty in the Iowa Informatics Initiative and department of Geographical and Sustainable Sciences. 

Please attend the seminar this Friday!

Iowa Institute of Human Genetics Bioinformatics Division is organizing a hands-on training session for new and advanced users on how to interpret biological, gene, transcript and protein data. The event is hosted on October 19, 9 AM - 3 PM in Health Sciences Information Commons - West (Hardin Library). The schedule is as follows:

On this Thursday, October 1, our Iowa Informatics Initiative cluster hire faculty, Associate Professor Amaury Lendasse will be giving a talk titled "Missing [or Incomplete] Data in Machine Learning and Visualization" in the Statistics & Actuarial Sciences Colloquium from 3:30 - 4:30 PM. 

Please join in meeting our new faculty in 61 Schaeffer Hall for the talk (3:30 PM) and the department of Statistics and Actuarial Sciences holds a reception prior to the talk in Room 241 Schaeffer Hall at 3:00 PM. 

We are forming an informatics group that meet for lunch once a month. Please join us in learning Informatics Research that is happening in the collaborative support cores/centers across the University of Iowa.

Each month someone from the group will present a short talk about the research they are involved in; discuss informatics problems that were solved, and the problems that they still have. 

On this Thursday, September 24, our new Iowa Informatics Initiative cluster hire faculty, Assistant Professor Daneil Sewell will be giving a talk titled "Latent Space Models for Dynamic Networks" in the Statistics & Actuarial Sciences Colloquium from 3:30 - 4:30 PM. 

Please join in meeting our new faculty in 61 Schaeffer Hall for the talk (3:30 PM) and Statistics holds a reception prior to the talk in Room 241 Schaeffer Hall at 3:00 PM. 

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