SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES

March 27, 2017

THE FIELDS INSTITUTE FOR RESEARCH IN MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

Thematic Program on Statistical Inference, Learning, and Models for Big Data, January to June, 2015

February 23 – 27, 2015
Workshop on Visualization for Big Data: Strategies and Principles
Organizing Committee

Nancy Reid (Chair), Susan Holmes
Snehelata Huzurbazar,
Hadley Wickham
Leland Wilkinson

Program

Schedule

Monday February 23

8:00

Coffee and Registration

9:15-9:30

Nancy Reid: Welcome (SLIDES)

9:30-10:30

Hadley Wickham, R Studio (SLIDES)
# Pipelines for big data

10:30-11:00

Coffee

11:00-12:00

Mariah Hamel, Plotly Inc.

12:00-2:00

Lunch
2:00-3:00
Ramnath Vaidyanathan, McGill
Interactive Visualizations from R
3:00-3:30

Tea

3:30-4:30

Jenny Bryan, University of British Columbia (SLIDES)
New tools and workflows for data analysis

4:30

Cash bar reception
Tuesday February 24

9:30-10:30

Susan Holmes, Stanford University
Transformations before Visualization of Heterogeneous Data

10:30-11:00

Coffee break

11:00-12:00

Dianne Cook, Iowa State University (Presented by Andee Kaplan, Samantha Tyner, Carson Sievert, Xiaoyue Cheng, Barret Schloerke)
A Kaleidoscope of Statistical Graphics Research Projects

12:00-2:00

Lunch break
2:00-3:00
Michael Friendly, York University
Big Data and Big Questions: Vignettes and lessons from the history of data visualization

3:00-3:30

Tea break
3:30-4:30
Ta Chiraphadhanakul, Facebook Inc.
Visualizing Big Data at Facebook
Wednesday February 25

9:30-10:30

Sheelagh Carpendale, University of Calgary
Information Visualization: Exploring New Options

10:30-11:00

Coffee break

11:00-12:00

Ekaterina Smirnova, University of Wyoming
Visualization of Multidimensional Data with Different Structures

12:00-2:00

Lunch break

2:00-3:00

Christopher Collins, University of Ontario Institute of Technology (SLIDES)
Semantics and Sentiment in Visual Text Analytics

3:00-3:30

Tea break

 

4:30

*BA1130

Blyth Lecture Series 2015
David Donoho
, Stanford University
Public Lecture: What's the Big Deal about "Big Data"? Emergent Phenomena in High-Dimensional Data Analysis

This event takes place at BA1130 (Bahen Center). Reception will precede the talk at 3:30 p.m. in the Department of Mathematics lounge (40 St. George St., 6th floor.)

Thursday February 26

9:30-10:30

Katy Börner, Indiana University (SLIDES)
Envisioning Science, Technology, and Innovation

10:30-11:00

Coffee break
11:00-12:00
Bowei Xi, Purdue University
Divide and Recombine (D&R) for Larger and More Complex Data

12:00-1:30

Lunch

1:30-2:30

Alex Goncalves, Columbia University (SLIDES)
New Trends in Data Visualization and Journalism

2:30-3:30

Remco Chang, Tufts University
Big Data Visual Analytics: A User-Centric Approach

3:30-4:00

Tea break
4:10
Blyth Lecture Series 2015
David Donoho, Stanford University
Lecture II (Fields Institute Room 230)
Friday February 27
3:10
Note: Blyth Lecture Series 2015
David Donoho
, Stanford University
Lecture III (Fields Institute Room 230)

 

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