From symbolic ultrametrics to 3-way maps

Date: 18th Oct. 2017 Time: 14:00-15:00 Location: S3.05 Speaker: Guillaume Scholz Institution: School of Computing Sciences, UEA Organiser: Dr. Michal Mackiewicz   Abstract: Three-way dissimilarities are a generalization of (two-way) dissimilarities which can be used to indicate the lack of homogeneity or resemblance between any three objects. Here we consider threeway maps which arise from phylogenetic trees whose interior vertices are labelled...

Time Series Classification

Date: 13th Oct. 2017 Time: 14:00-15:00 Location: SCI 1.20 (Maths Library) Speaker: Dr. Tony Bagnall Institution: School of Computing Sciences, UEA Email: cmpmth.lso@uea.ac.uk (If you have not registered for the mailing list)

Empirical Evaluation of Semi-Supervised Naive Bayes for Active Learning

Date and time:  11th October 13:00-14:00 Location: Queens 1.03 Title:  Empirical Evaluation of Semi-Supervised Naive Bayes for Active Learning Speaker: Awat Saeed Institution: School of Computing Sciences, UEA Organiser: Dr. Michal Mackiewicz   Abstract Active learning aims to minimise the amount of labelled data required by using the model to direct labelling of the most informative unlabelled examples to give the greatest improvement in the...

Practical approaches to teaching the CS theory course: nondecision problems and real computer programs

Date and Time:  4th October, 13:00-14:00 Location: SCI 0.31 Speaker: Dr. John MacCormick's seminar Institution: Dickinson College, PA, USA Organiser: Dr. Michal Mackiewicz   Abstract: Computational and complexity theory are core components of the computer science curriculum, and in the vast majority of cases they are taught using decision problems as the main paradigm.  We present evidence that nondecision problems (such as optimization problems...

Women in Data 2017

Who should attend? People at all stages of their career: students, graduates, analysts, statisticians, consultants, managers and directors. What will they learn? Practical guidance: showcasing the value and commercial benefits that data analytics can bring to an organisation to provide increased competitive edge. Success stories: hearing the inspirational journeys of some of the industry’s top talent and the secrets of securing those exclusive positions. Actionable insight: break-out...