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Stats Central Open Seminar. What can Data Science do for you?

Ever wonder how investment companies improve investment returns? What tools manufacturers use to improve their productivity? How e-commerce companies can increase their revenue? (Spoiler alert: they use Data Science!)

This is an introductory seminar on Data Science from a Computer Science perspective. Data science is a multi-disciplinary field that requires skills from mathematics, computer science and business. I will cover topics including:

  • the basics of Data Science
  • how to apply Data Science to your projects and
  • requirements and challenges when using Data Science.

Speaker: Raymond Wong, Stats Central and Associate Professor at the School of Computer Science and Engineering. Raymond's research interests include: big data management, XML and semi-structured data, data mining and analytics, mobile technologies and service computing

The talk will be about 30 minutes long, open discussion 30 minutes.

Please register by Tuesday, 12th March, 10.00 am.

Event Date: 
Tuesday, 12 March 2019 - 3:00pm
Location: 
New South Global Theatre - Kensington Campus, Webster Building (G14), Room 127
Open to: 
All
Booking deadline: 
Tuesday, 12 March 2019 - 10am