Speaker: Bo Han (RedMarker/Kaplan Professional) Seminar Date: Tuesday November 28 12:00pm Brief abstract: Social media has become a gold mine of insights into the people, opinions and events. However, this massive amount of data also challenges the efficiency and effectiveness of existing machine learning algorithms. One way to approach this problem is “divide-and-conquer”. You can partition the data into
Speaker: Tom Osborn Seminar Date: Tuesday November 21 12:00pm Brief abstract: Active learning is a branch of semi-supervised machine learning for domains where data is expensive and where precise understanding is critical. Traditionally, active learning builds a model of a domain with a trade-off between exploration and exploitation probing of a domain to generate labelled data usefully. Earlier applications
FACING FEDERATION: STREAMLINING APPLICATIONS AND APPROVALS FOR CROSS-JURISDICTIONAL DATA LINKAGE IN AUSTRALIA.
Speaker: Dr Felicity Flack, PHRN Seminar Date: Tuesday October 17 12:00pm Brief abstract: The Population Health Research Network (PHRN) has been funded via the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS), in collaboration with universities, as well as state and territory governments, to develop national data linkage infrastructure for Australian researchers. In 2013-14 the PHRN Program Office consulted with the
Speaker: Michael Sheng Seminar Date: Tuesday October 10 12:00pm Short Bio: Michael Sheng is a professor at Macquarie University, Sydney, since 1 January 2017. Dr. Michael Sheng was a full Professor and Deputy Head of the School of Computer Science at the University of Adelaide. Michael holds a PhD degree in computer science from the University of New South
Speaker: Georgie Drury & Anita Grindlay (from startup Sprinday) Seminar Date: Tuesday September 19 12:00pm Brief abstract: To put it simply, Springday powers wellbeing. We use technology to engage with individuals by creating an ecosystem of wellbeing resources, gamified challenges and activities, software and hardware integrations, face-to-face services and benefits. Forrester Consulting, Thought Leadership Paper, The Dawn of Data-Driven
Speaker: David Skillicorn, Queen’s University – Canada Seminar Date: Tuesday June 27 12:00pm Brief abstract:Often, especially in adversarial settings, we don’t have direct access to persons of interest. Fortunately, humans leak a great deal of their mental state and behaviour through the language they use and the relationships they create. These data can be captured and analysed computationally,