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City hosts Data Natives workshop on 6th May 2016

City’s Mathematics Department will host the gathering of PhD students, young researchers and future industry leaders to share perspectives on a range of topics touching on big data, including cities, complex networks, human behaviour and computational social science.
by John Stevenson (Senior Communications Officer)

Data Natives 2016 

City’s Department of Mathematics will host the Data Natives 2016 workshop on 6th May 2016.

The event, held in A130 of the College Building, will be a gathering of PhD students, young researchers and future data industry leaders who ‘love data’. It will touch on a variety of data-related topics including cities, complex networks, human behaviour and computational social science.

BaroncelliVaried programme

Data Natives 2016 is organised by Lecturer in Mathematics, Dr Andrea Baronchelli and PhD candidate, Laura Alessandretti.

Dr Baronchelli said: “Data Natives 2016 is the second edition of last year’s very successful event which brought together academics and researchers to discuss data from diverse perspectives including data as an art material. This year’s edition will be even more dynamic given our varied programme which features PhD students and young researchers discussing data modelling, analysis and visualisation.”

To register for this free event, please visit this weblink.

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Computational Social Science (CSS)

Computational Social Science (CSS) is the science that investigates social and behavioral dynamics through social simulation, social network analysis, and social media analysis.

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