Data Science and Big Data in the Public Sector

Wed, 15 Jun 2016 Speaker(s): Innar Liiv Affiliation: This seminar will explore the use of data science and Big Data in the public sector as seen from the perspective of a Data Scientist. The discussion will introduce conceptual frameworks that help to make sense of the emerging field of “Data for Policy”. Further, it will discuss current opportunities and challenges, trending technologies, Big data Dources, research domains (computational social science and political bots), as well as de-anonymization and privacy issues. Innar Liiv is Associate Professor of Data Science in the Department of Informatics at Tallinn University of Technology. Presently, he is a Cyber Studies Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Oxford. He was previously a Visiting Scholar at Stanford University (2015) and a Postdoctoral Visiting Researcher at the Georgia…

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