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MiR@W day: Mathematics of Big Data

Monday 11th March 2013

Organisers: Robert MacKay and Peter Grindrod (Reading)

Room B3.02


12.15-13.00 lunch in Mathematics Institute common room

13.05-13.15 Welcome by Robert MacKay

13.15-13.45 Matthew Stainer (SAS) Getting Answers from Big Data

13.50-14.20 Richard Samworth (Cambridge) High-dimensional variable selection in Statistics

14.25-14.55 Bruno Gonçalves (Marseille) From Individual Activity to Collective Attention - Insights from Large Scale Social Network Analysis

15.00-15.30 tea

15.30-15.55 Jane Hutton (Statistics, Warwick) Ethical, legal and social implications of big data: mathematics to reveal and conceal.

16.00-16.25 David Wild (Systems Biology, Warwick) Using GP-GPU computing for integrative modelling of genomic-scale data sets

16.30-16.55 Peter Grindrod (Reading) Big data in digital communications, mobile phones, and energy

17.00-18.00 drinks and nibbles