VODAN-Africa Webinar Series-4 -

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VODAN-Africa Webinar Series-4 hosted by Christine Kirkpatrick of the San Diego Supercomputer Centre (SDSC).

  • Date: 04/22/2020 07:00 PM - 04/22/2020 08:00 PM
  • Location: Online Event


Please join us in our  webinar series on "Fighting COVID-19 by Mining Insights from Heterogeneous Datasets" scheduled as follows:

Speakers: Peter Rose and Ilya Zaslavsky (SDSC, University of California, San Diego); Iris Shen, Principal Data Scientist (Microsoft Academic Team, Microsoft); Natalie Meyers, E-Research Librarian (Navari Center for Digital Scholarship, Hesburgh Library); Eric Morgan (Hesburgh Library, Notre Dame)

Description: Data and domain experts will walk you through how they are using various data and information science techniques to mine insight from available and emerging datasets related to COVID-19. Peter Rose and Ilya Zaslavsky will demonstrate their open knowledge graph: COVID19-Net, linked heterogeneous COVID-19 data sources. Iris Shen will discuss Microsoft Academic resources and their application to COVID-19 research. Natalie Meyers will give insights into her use of the US CORD-19 dataset and how simply surveys can yield quick insight into national response trends.

Register here to sign up for the webinar