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Information and Uncertainty in Data Science: Discussion Forum [BIDS]

August 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

See organizers’ page for details. 

The ‘Information and Uncertainty in Data Science’ Discussion Forum is a forum for open inquiry and discussion about a wide range of recurring data science fundamentals, including information, uncertainty, entropy, bits, probability, machine learning,  generalization, and others. The group facilitates academic discourse on the practical use of the fundamental concepts across a wide variety of research disciplines, and strives for clarity and understanding using real-world scenarios, visual examples, cutting edge questions and unique perspectives. This group focusses on understanding and sharing concepts that are often buried in mathematical language, especially entropy, reduction of uncertainty and connections between physical systems and information systems. All interested members of the UC Berkeley, UCSF, LBL and LLNL communities are welcome and encouraged to attend. More details available at http://compdatascience.org/entropy. Contact: BIDS Senior Fellow Gerald Friedland.

Details

Date:
August 23
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://bids.berkeley.edu/events/info-and-uncert-disc-group-2019-0823

Organizer

Berkeley Institute for Data Science (BIDS)
Website:
http://bids.berkeley.edu/

Venue

190 Doe Library
Doe Memorial Library
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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Website:
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/libraries/doe-library