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Summer School on Big Data Information Visulisation

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A welcome to the Summer School on Big Data Information Visulisation by Aaron Quigley and Adam Barker

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Summer School on Big Data Information Visulisation

  1. 1. Summer School on Big Data Information Visulisation July 8th - 12th, 2013 #BigDataInfoVis Organisers Aaron Quigley – SACHI, School of CS, University of St Andrews aquigley@st-andrews.ac.uk or @aquigley Adam Barker - Big Data Lab, School of CS, University of St Andrews adam.barker@st-andrews.ac.uk or @lordbarker
  2. 2. 2#BigDataInfoVis Slide SICSA • Scotland has: 9% of UK population, 16% of 4* research outputs, 20% of research council grants • SICSA capitalises on that - http://www.sicsa.ac.uk/ • a collaboration of all 14 schools of computer science and informatics in Scotland, 750 academics and 790 PhD students • St Andrews is a founding member and one of the 3 SICSA host institutions • SICSA supported activities: • education, scholarships, summer schools, research themes, research, interaction with industry, outreach, funding, funding to early stage and early career researchers.
  3. 3. 3#BigDataInfoVis Slide Summer School Locations • Lectures here JC 1.33a/b For those in DRA, dinner there Tue/Wed/Fri Team Projects in your lab in John Honey building
  4. 4. 4#BigDataInfoVis Slide Thanks .... • ..... to SICSA for providing funding • ..... to all of our speakers for coming from near and far to present this week • ..... to Amazon for $4,000 of credits, to brightSolid and SkyScanner for access to their datasets • ..... to all the members of SACHI, the St Andrews Computer Human Interaction research group - both staff and students for their support and effort • ..... to all the members of the Data Lab, the St Andrews Computer Human Interaction research group - both staff and students for their support and effort • ..... to all of our local administrators and technical support staff who helped in preparing for this summer school and who will help during this week • ..... to all the instructors of this summer school from across SICSA • ..... to you, our participants for applying and joining us at this summer school!
  5. 5. 5#BigDataInfoVis Slide Overview of the Summer School • This summer school blends theory with practice • Theory: lectures and exercises • Practice: sketching, group project work, fast foot sessions • Time for practice increases as the week progresses. Theory Practice Mon Tue Wed Thur Fri
  6. 6. 6#BigDataInfoVis Slide Schedule - today (i) • 10 - 10.30 Overview, Introductions, Welcome • 10.30 – 11.30 Professor Peter Triantafillou (University of Glasgow), Big Data: Why, What, and How? • 11.30 – 12 Coffee Break • 12 – 1 Professor John Stasko (Georgia Tech, USA), The Value of Visualization for Exploring and Understanding Data • 1 – 2, Lunch (provided on day 1) • 2 – 3, Sean Owen (Myrrix and co-author of Mahout in Action) Mahout, distributed and scalable machine learning algorithms on the Hadoop platform • 3 - 4, Professor Sheelagh Carpendale (University of Calgary, Canada), Information Visualization: Exploring New Options
  7. 7. 7#BigDataInfoVis Slide Schedule - today (ii) • 4 - 4.50 Lectures by Domain Experts providing Data Overviews in Parallel Sessions • a) Dr Uta Hinrichs (St Andrews) Historical Data Records • b) Dr. Urska Demsar (Centre for GeoInformatics St Andrews) Migration and Commuting Flows • c) Dr. Alex Voss (St Andrews) Social Media • d) Toby Reid, brightSolid, Dundee, UK - Historical newspaper dataset • 4.50 – 5, Professor Sheelagh Carpendale (University of Calgary, Canada), Overview of InfoVis sketching session on Tuesday • 5.00 – 5.30, Fast foot session (students overview their projects) • 6.45 – 7.45, Rónan McAteer (Watson Solutions Development IBM Ireland) Cognitive Computing: Watson’s path from Jeopardy to real-world Big (and dirty) Data • 8pm Welcome Dinner Reception in Zizzi’s on South Street for all registered students and guest lecturers.
  8. 8. 8#BigDataInfoVis Slide Schedule - Tuesday 9th (tomorrow) • 9 – 10, Dr Adam Barker (University of St Andrews) Cloud Computing and Big Data • 10.00 – 11.00 Dr Stratis Viglas (University of Edinburgh) Big Data Programming Models • 11.00 – 2.30 Hands on Exercises with Big Data • 1.30 – 2.30 Lunch (provided) • 2.30 – 3.50 Professor Sheelagh Carpendale (University of Calgary) Information Visualisation Sketching Session • 3.50 – 4.50 Professor Aaron Quigley, Information Visualisation Toolkits • 4.50 – 5.30, Fast foot session (students overview their projects) • 18.00 – 19.30, Dinner at David Russell • 19.30 – evening, Group Project Work.
  9. 9. 9#BigDataInfoVis Slide Schedule - Wednesday 10th • 9 – 10, Iadh Ounis and Craig Macdonald (University of Glasgow) Information Retrieval and Real-time Analysis with Storm • 10 – 11, Drs Miguel Nacenta and Uta Hinrichs (University of St Andrews), Information Visualisation and Interaction • 11 – 13.30, Morning Working Session (tea/coffee in the lab) • 13.30 – 15.00, Lunch and (possible) research poster session (delivered by students) • 15.00 – 17.00, Afternoon Working Session (tea/coffee in the lab) • 17.00 – 17.30, Fast Foot Session • 18.00 – 19.30, Dinner at David Russell • 19.30 – evening, Group Project Work
  10. 10. 10#BigDataInfoVis Slide Schedule - Thursday 11th • 9 – 10, Professor Aaron Quigley, Network Visualisation and Next Generation Information Visualisation • 10 – 11, Dr Per Ola Kristensson, Big Data and Crowdsourcing • 11 – 13.30, Morning Working Session (tea/coffee in the lab) • 13.30 – 14.30, Lunch (not provided) • 14.30 – 15.00, Fast Foot Session • 15.00 – 19.00, Afternoon Working Session (tea/coffee in the lab) • 19.30 – 22.00, Farewell dinner in Swilcan Restaurant at the Links Club house
  11. 11. 11#BigDataInfoVis Slide Schedule - Friday 12th • 9 – 13.30, Morning Working Session (tea/coffee in the lab) • 13.30 – 14.30, Lunch Provided • 14.30 – 16.30, Final Project Presentations • 16.30 – 17.00, Prize Presentations • 18.00 – 19.30, Dinner at David Russell (for those staying) • 20.00, Informal drinks in St Andrews
  12. 12. 12#BigDataInfoVis Slide Introduction of Instructors • Adam Barker, School of Computer Science, University of St Andrews • Sheelagh Carpendale, University of Calgary, Canada • Urska Demsar, Centre for GeoInformatics, University of St Andrews • Uta Hinrichs, School of Computer Science, University of St Andrews • Craig Macdonald, Department of Computing Science, University of Glasgow • Rónan McAteer, Watson Solutions Development IBM Software Group Ireland • Miguel Nacenta, School of Computer Science, University of St Andrews • Iadh Ounis, Department of Computing Science, University of Glasgow • Sean Owen, Myrrix and co-author of Mahout in Action, UK • Aaron Quigley, School of Computer Science, University of St Andrews • Toby Reid, brightSolid, Dundee, UK • John Stasko, Georgia Tech, USA • Peter Triantafillou, University of Glasgow • Stratis Viglas, University of Edinburgh • Alex Voss, School of Computer Science, University of St Andrews.
  13. 13. 13#BigDataInfoVis Slide Your Introductions • Everyone • Who are you? • What are you studying (and where)? • What is your interest in Big Data Information Visualisation?
  14. 14. 14#BigDataInfoVis Slide Supporters
  15. 15. 15#BigDataInfoVis Slide Locally in the short term 15 data science research positions http://bit.ly/1ddSrcG Interface Developer/R+D http://bit.ly/13yzB1x Data Specialist/R+D http://bit.ly/14ZV679 Research + Development Engineer http://bit.ly/14FSgVZ Software Engineer/R+D Proposed data science innovation centre (Industry & SICSA Scotland)
  16. 16. 16#BigDataInfoVis Slide Your Teams - please find each other! • Team - Ash - Historical Trading Data JC 0.29 - Uta •Joe Wandy •Asma Malik •Michael Mauderer •Sadiq Sani •Benjamin Bach • Team - Birch - Social Media JC 1.33 - Alex •Ruth Agbakoba •Anil Bandhakavi •Aminu Muhammad •Chris Hillman •Nut Limsopathan • Team - Cedar - SkyScanner JC 0.14 - John •Vinodh Rajan •Lauren Norrie •Warren Kretzschmar •Luke Shrimpton •Ke Zhou Team - Dogwood - BrightSolid JC 1.35 - Toby Percy Dante Chandan Kumar Victoria Hore Julia Juergens Team - Elm - Migration Data JH 1.04 Urska Shantanu Pal Emma Tonkin Katarzyna Sila-Nowicka Alice Thudt Soren Knudsen Team - Fir - Enron Email JC 0.30 Ronan Claire Jones Daniel Rough Gavin Hales Lisa Koeman Team - Ginkgo - Nasa Data JC 0.36 - Sean Jie Yang Muhammad Adnan Luisa Pinto Matti Pouke
  17. 17. 17#BigDataInfoVis Slide School 1 - in the quad - 6.45 – 7.45 tonight! • School 1 St Salvator's Quad University of St Andrews St Andrews, FIFE KY16 9AJ (show map)
  18. 18. 18#BigDataInfoVis Slide Dinner • Welcome dinner (all students and instructors) - 8pm • 87-89 South St  Town Centre, St Andrews
  19. 19. 19#BigDataInfoVis Slide Tuesday night (an idea for you) • Summer Recital Series - Elgar, Schubert and Vivaldi • This event requires that you pre-register or buy tickets. for students £1! • Laura Sergeant - cello; Ian Watt - guitar • Music Centre • Open to All staff and students, Public • Date Tuesday, 09 July 2013 • Time 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM • http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/music/

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