Events

  • From January 1, 2018
  • To July 18, 2023

Penn Mapping and GIS group (PennMGIS)

March 16, 2023
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

A group that meets to discuss, learn, and collaborate on topics and projects related to mapping, geospatial data processing, visualization, and analysis tools through hands-on tutorials, workshops, and presentations. The group meets in-person in Goldstein Electronic Classroom (Room 114), Van Pelt Library, every 3rd Thursday of the month from 12pm – 1pm. May feature workshops, […]

Feminist Data Science in Action

March 21, 2023
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

A Conversation with Catherine D’Ignazio: scholar, artist/designer and hacker mama who focuses on feminist technology and data justice. Critiques and exposés of how big data, big tech, and AI can perpetuate discrimination and inequality have been mounting in recent years. How can data scientists, researchers, and planners who work with data and AI use these […]

CASI: Climate Data: Expanding Horizons

March 22, 2023
10:00 am - 11:00 am

The CASI Data Seminar Series 2023 is practitioner-focused, aimed at researchers, students, academics, journalists, those in government, and private firms who use data in their work, and would like to be exposed to an exciting dataset with which to work. Pre- and post-session handouts will consolidate knowledge for all attendees. Every month, a leading practitioner will […]

Talk given by Gilmer Valdes, associate professor in the Departments of Radiation Oncology, Epidemiology and Biostatistics at UCSF Abstract: Many regression and classification procedures fit a function f(x;w) of predictor variables x to data 〖{x_i,y_i}〗_1^N based on some loss criterion L(y,f(x;w)). Often, regularization is applied to improve accuracy by placing a constraint P(w)≤t on the […]

PUG@Penn (Python Users Group)

April 6, 2023
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

PUG@Penn (Python Users Group) brings together members of the Penn community interested in or already working with the popular open-source programming language Python. This drop-in, informal, collaboratively-oriented group meets once per month to experiment and explore the many uses for Python across academic disciplines and industries. All are welcome – no prior experience with Python […]