big data

May/11 08:30
Ghent University Room A2 Krijgslaan 281, building S9 9000 Ghent, Belgium

Big Data Science Symposium


  • 08:30 - 09:15 Registration
  • 09:15 - 12:40 Morning program
    Paul Vauterin, Multiplicom N.V., formerly University of Oxford, The Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics
    Big Data: the Big Picture
    Matt Wand, University of Technology, Sydney (*)
    Opening up research for global access: Semiparametric Regression for Streaming Data
    Christophe Claramunt, Professor in computer science (geography) and chair of the French Naval Academy Research Institute
May/08 08:30
Ghent University Room PC 0.1 (SP 7) St.Pietersplein 7 (Economy building) 9000 Ghent, Belgium

Short course on Statistics for Big Data: 'Real-time semiparametric regression through variational approximations'

For Whom

Statisticians with a mathematical background wishing to adapt methods to handle the variety and velocity in big data.


Learn the mathematics behind variational approximations and how to use them in R for computations in real-time.


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