Institute of Information Science
2018 – 2019 Distinguished Lecture Series
Date: Thursday, November 29, 2018 10:00am
Auditorium 106, Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica
Topics: Can We Trust SQL as a Data Analytics Tool?
Speaker:
University of Edinburgh, Professor of Foundations of Data Management, School of Informatics.
Research Areas:
  • Databases: query languages, relational, XML, and graph data, constraints and design, data integration and exchange, incomplete information, etc
  • Logic in computer science
  • Finite model theory
  • Automata theory
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Date: Friday, December 21th, 2018 10:00am
Auditorium 106, Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica
Topics: Knowledge Transport Over Visual Data
Speaker:
Paul Pigott Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, School of Engineering, Stanford University
Research Areas:
  • Algorithms for sensing, modeling, reasoning, rendering, and acting on the physical world.
  • Computational geometry
  • Geometric modeling
  • Computer graphics
  • Computer vision
  • Sensor networks
  • Robotics
  • Discrete algorithms
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Date: Monday, October 08, 2018 10:00am
Auditorium 106, Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica
Topics: Where Natural Language Processing Meets Societal Needs
Speaker:
Columbia University, Founding Director of Columbia’s Data Science Institute
Research Areas:
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Natural Language Summarization
  • Natural Language Generation and of Social Media
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