The UW Institute for Neuroengineering/eScience Working Group in Neuroinformatics will meet on Thursday, Feb. 28, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Health Sciences Building, room G-207. Harkirat Sohi will discuss machine learning tools for longitudinal data.
Lunch for the postdocs and graduate students will be on Thursday, Feb. 28, from noon to 1 p.m. in the WRF Data Science Studio. There will be a discussion with Dan Morris (see sidebar).
Plan ahead: applications are now open for the Summer Workshop on the Dynamic Brain, co-hosted by the Allen Institute for Brain Science and the Computational Neuroscience Center held Aug. 24 - Sept. 8.
Jevin West, data science fellow, and his collaborator, Carl Bergstrom, have developed the game Which Face Is Real, which helps teach people how to distinguish between images of real faces and realistic fake facial images generated through machine learning. In the example above, the image on the left is real. Learn more on Mashable, TechCrunch, and Wired.
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Data Science Seminar
There will be a UW Data Science Seminar on Thursday, Feb. 28, from 4:30 to 5:20 p.m. in Bagley Hall, room 154. Dan Morris (Microsoft AI for Earth) will present on “Computer vision challenges in wildlife conservation.”
Negeen Aghassibake, UW Libraries data visualization librarian, and Nam Pho, director of research computing, have joined the team of experts who offer assistance through our office hours program, which offers data science research assistance.