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Data Science Research Symposium 2019


The fourth annual Data Science Research Symposium was held on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Read event coverage.

Below are the presentation materials from the speakers who gave approval to share them. Click on the name of the talk to view the slides.


Morning Plenary Session:


Afternoon Research Workshops:


Natural Language Processing


Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality

  • Duncan Irschick (Professor, Biology) and Brant Cheikes (Executive Director, Center for Data Science)
  • Ajla Aksamilja (Associate Professor, Architecture)
  • Patrick Clark (Senior Technical Artist, Wayfair)
  • Eric Poehler (Associate Professor, Classics), Rotating Toward VR: From 3D to Virtual Reality at Ancient Pompeii
  • Mrudula Athi (DSP Engineer, Bose), Machine Learning on the Edge: Challenges Facing Wearable Devices
  • Vangelis Kalogerakis (Assistant Professor, CICS)
  • Michael Ronan (Industry Solutions Executive, Lenovo)
  • Timothy Landry (Regional Director of Scientific Partnerships, Labster)
  • Shane Mecklenburger (Assistant Professor, Art), Double Zero: a VR artwork commissioned by the Digital Museum of Digital Art


Data Science to Improve Health and Well Being