Big Data Analytics: Stories that Data Tells
Speaker: Dr Shonali Krishnaswamy, Head, Data Analytics Department, Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R), Singapore.
Date and Time: 1:30 – 2:30pm, 04 March, 2015
Seminar Room: UTS Building 11, Level 04, Room 102
Seminar Chairman: Associate Professor Jinyan Li (Jinyan.email@example.com)
RSVP on or before noon 2 March, 2015 via email to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject titled as “Big Data Analytics: Stories that Data Tells”
Abstract: The key focus of this talk is to discuss the intersection of research and real-world applications in the area of Big Data Analytics. This talk will present a diverse range of analytics case studies from industry sectors such as Banking and Finance, Manufacturing, Telco and Transportation. The talk will then present how data science innovation and R&D are being leveraged to create transformational impact in these industry domains. The talk will also briefly discuss the many exciting opportunities for both fundamental research as well as applications-driven research in Data Science. The Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R) is a Singapore government funded research institute within the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR). The Data Analytics Department at I2R undertakes both fundamental and applied research in areas such as Machine Learning, Text Mining, Semantic Computing, Data Management and Distributed Analytics. The department is one of the large R&D teams of data scientists in the region and strongly engages with a number of industry collaborators both in Singapore and internationally. A*STAR provides funding for student internships at under-graduate, post-graduate and doctoral levels.
About the Speaker: Dr Shonali KRISHNASWAMY is the Head of the Data Analytics Department at the Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R). The Data Analytics Department is the largest R&D group focused on Data Science in Singapore. Shonali currently directs and leads a number of analytics-focused R&D labs with strategic industry partners in Finance/Banking, Telco, Healthcare and Transportation. Prior to this, Shonali was an Associate Professor and Director of the Centre for Distributed Systems and Software Engineering in the Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University, Australia. She has published around 200 research publications and received awards including: Monash University Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Research by an Early Career Researcher, IBM Innovation Award, Australian Research Council Australian Post-Doctoral Fellowship, and Institute for Infocomm Research Role Model Award. Her research interests are in the areas of Mobile, Ubiquitous, and Distributed Data Stream Mining, and Mobile Semantic Reasoning.
Overview of AAI seminar series: The Advanced Analytics Seminar Series presents the latest theoretical advancement and empirical experience in a broad range of interdisciplinary and business-oriented analytics fields. It covers topics related to data mining, machine learning, statistics, bioinformatics, behavior informatics, marketing analytics and multimedia analytics. It also provides a platform for the showcase of commercial products in ubiquitous advanced analytics. Speakers are invited from both academia and industry. You are warmly welcome to attend this seminar series. Enquiries send to seminar coordinator Dr Jinyan Li (email: Jinyan.email@example.com).