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Materials for the AusDM'16 tutorial on deep learning and applications in non-cognitive domains
http://prada-research.net/~truyen/AusDM16-tute.html
[Source: rdn-consulting]. Home. AusDM'16 Tutorial Deep learning and applications in non-cognitive domains. Slides. Part I: Theory -- Introduction to (mostly supervised) deep learning · Part II: Practice -- Applying deep learning to non-cognitive domains · Part III: Advanced topics & how to ...
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Slides: Social Network 2.0 – from sharing experiences to sharing values, by Prof. Xue Li, University of Queensland https://www.meetup.com/CanberraDataSci/files/
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The 2016 Social Computing Summit, 14-15 Dec, Gold Coast, Australia http://scs.uqcloud.net/
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SparkR: Scaling R Programs with Spark, a paper published at SIGMOD 2016. Download it at https://amplab.cs.berkeley.edu/publication/sparkr-scaling-r-programs-with-spark/
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Seminar: Exploring causal relationships in observational data, Prof. Jiuyong Li. Canberra, 4:15pm Wed 16 Nov 2016. http://www.meetup.com/CanberraDataSci/events/234884945/
Topic: Exploring causal relationships in observational data Speaker: Prof. Jiuyong Li, University of South Australia Date and time: 4:15-5:15pm, Wednesday 16 Nov 2016 Location: visitor centre theatrette, AIS, Bruce Abstract: Association analysis is an important technology in data mining, and has been widely used in many application areas. However, associations in data can be spurious and they do not indicate causal-effect relationships that are ...
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Seminar: Scalable Machine Learning for R, by Joseph Blue, Director Global Data Science of MapR. At University of Canberra, 4:30-6:30pm, Thursday 15 December 2016.
RSVP: https://www.meetup.com/CanberraDataSci/events/235809129/
Title: Scalable Machine Learning for R with MapR Speaker: Joseph Blue, Director of Global Data Science for MapR Time and Date: 4:30-6:30pm, Thursday, 15 December 2016 Location: 6C35 (building 6, room C35), University of Canberra Map and Parking: http://www.canberra.edu.au/maps/pdf-maps/PARKING-Casual.pdf Abstract: In this discussion, we will review some of the popular libraries that allow R users to interact with large-scale and unstructured da...
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Call for participation: AusDM 2016, Canberra, 6-8 December 2016. See conference program at http://asc2016.com.au/program/
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Seminar: Social Network 2.0 – from sharing experiences to sharing values, Prof Xue Li, Canberra, Tuesday 6 Dec https://www.meetup.com/CanberraDataSci/events/234885033/
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The AusDM 2016 conference will be held in Canberra from 6 to 8 Dec. Please see the program at http://ausdm16.ausdm.org/program/
The Organising Committee have now released the program outline. Please click here for the detailed program. Note that AusDM 2016 will be in conjunction with two other conferences, ASC 2016 and OZCOTS. The dates for AusDM 2016 are Tuesday 6 Dec to Thursday 8 Dec 2016, which are Day 2 to Day 4 in ...
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Slides and other materials for the R and Data Mining Short Course at University of Canberra are now available at http://www.rdatamining.com/training/uc
R and Data Mining training course for University of Canberra
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I will run a half-day short course on R and Data Mining at University of Canberra 9:30am-12:30pm, Fri 7 Oct. It is free but seats are limited. Register early through http://www.meetup.com/CanberraDataSci/events/234168862/ if you are interested. 
Short Course on R and Data Mining Information Technology and Engineering, University of Canberra Target Audience: IT&E Project students (ICTP students, Technology Project students, ISES students), IT&E HDR students and Staff, members of the Data Scientist Group Fees: There is no fees for the short course but seats are limited to 60 – so register early through http://www.meetup.com/CanberraDataSci/events/234168862/ Presenters: Dr Yanchang Zhao (A...
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PhD, Data Scientist, Founder of RDataMining.com
Introduction
  • PhD in computing science, specialized in data mining
  • Founder of RDataMining.com
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Canberra, since Nov 2015
  • Founder and Manager of the RDataMining Group on LinkedIn
  • Founder and Organizer of the Canberra Data Scientists Group
  • IEEE Senior Member
  • Data miner since 2001
  • Data mining at Australian Government since 2006
  • Author/co-author of 60 publications on data mining research & applications

Professional Activities

  • Assessor for Australian Research Council (ARC)
  • Steering Committee member of the AusDM Conference
  • Program Chair of AusDM 2012-2016
  • Program Committee member of 60+ academic conferences
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the IGI Global, the International Journal of Advanced Computer Research (IJACR), the International Journal of Data Mining, Modelling and Management (IJDMMM), and Advances in Analytics

Keynote, Invited Talks and Workshops

  • Keynote address at CONAIS 2014
  • Tutorial at WI 2008
  • R and Data Mining Workshop at AusDM 2014
  • Machine Learning 102 Workshop for the Big Data and Analytics course, the S P Jain School of Global Management, Mumbai, India, 30 May - 5 June 2016
  • Invited talks at
    - the Making Data Analysis Easier Workshop Organised by the Monash Business Analytics Team (WOMBAT), Monash University, Melbourne, Feb 2016
    - the R and Data Mining workshop for the course of Master of Business Analytics, Deakin University, Melbourne, May 2015,
    - Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, Canberra, Australia, Oct 2014
    - Twitter, San Francisco, US, Oct 2014
    - Amazon, Seattle, US, Oct 2014
    - Universidad Juárez Autónoma de Tabasco (UJAT), Mexico, Sept 2014
    - University of Canberra, Australia, Sept 2013
    - Canberra R Users Group, Canberra, Australia, July 2011

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  • University of Canberra
    Adjunct Professor, 2015 - present
  • Australian Government
    Senior Data Scientist, 2011 - present
  • RDataMining.com
    Founder, 2011 - present
  • Department of Human Services (Australia)
    Senior Data Mining Specialist, 2007 - 2011
  • University of Technology, Sydney
    Australian Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Industry, 2007 - 2009
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