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MADDD Seminar Spring 2020 info

June 18, 2020
Dear all,   I would like to thank Jesus De Loera for his terrific job as a MADDD seminar organizer for Spring 2020!

Introducing three UCD4IDS postdocs!

June 12, 2020

Dear UCD4IDS members,

I hope this email finds you and your family well under the current extraordinary circumstances. Also, I hope that you are successfully finishing up the most unusual and difficult academic year.

Before entering our summer break, I would like to announce the following great news.
We successfully hired three fantastic postdocs under our NSF TRIPODS grant (with coordination with mathematics and statistics departments). We are so lucky since quite a number of our cohort TRIPODS institutes have difficulty in hiring their postdocs.

Minutes of Roundtable Discussion Winter 2020 - II

February 22, 2020

The second roundtable discussion of this quarter was held before Prof. Bin YU (UC Berkeley, Stat)'s Joint Math/Stat Colloquium talk: Veridical Data Science. Her talk slides can be found here.

The roundtable discussion kicked off by the host asking the guest speaker about the status of data science activities at the Berkeley campus.

Minutes of Roundtable Discussion Winter 2020 - I

February 02, 2020

The format of our roundtable discussions for Winter 2020 has been changed from that of Fall 2019: we have decided to have a roundtable discussion once a month instead of every week, and schedule it before a seminar talk with refreshments instead of after a seminar talk.

Some useful websites

January 17, 2020

Happy New Year to you all!

I just recently found out two potentially quite useful websites for people who are interested in data science and machine learning.

(1) Nextjournal https://nextjournal.com/ : allows you to develop you notebooks for reproducible research and publish them or share them with your collaborators.

Federal Progress Report on Advancing AI R&D

November 21, 2019
Here is an email I received from Dr. Henry Kautz of NSF, which may be of your interest. #################################################################   IIS and CISE were deeply involved in creating this report.

- Henry Kautz, Division Director, NSF/CISE/IIS

 

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of Science and Technology Policy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 20, 2019

White House OSTP Releases Progress Report on Advancing AI R&D