2014 News Archive
December 16, 2014
High Tech Rochester (HTR) will expand its operations to the center of Rochester, creating an incubation facility that will serve as the cornerstone of the citys new innovation zone. The $24 million facility will be located in the Sibley Building.
December 15, 2014
Program participants run the gamut from teams firmly established in the software business to recent graduates just starting their software companies. Free of charge with a competitive application process, the HTR LaunchPad provides support for up to ten startup companies or teams, providing one year of advisory services and access to HTRs incubation facilities, including an initial 12-week program.
December 15, 2014
Cognitive scientists at the University of Rochester say they have an alternative to the standard explanation for why order matters when the human mind processes information. Instead of ignoring the order in which people receive information, they embrace it.
December 13, 2014
From Poets and Quants: How does Netflix recommend TV shows and movies for you? How does the Center for Disease Control predict the spread of infectious diseases? All of these questions can be answered by some (relatively) simple big data analysis. Business analytics and big data analysis courses are popping up at MBA programs at a frenzied pace.
December 12, 2014
Professor Gonzalo Mateos will be offering a new course on the science of networks. This course will provide students with the mathematical tools and computational training to understand large-scale networks in the current era of Big Data.
December 8, 2014
Simon Business School is responding to rapid change in the ever-growing Big Data world by revamping its existing MS program in business analytics curriculum to address these shifting needs.
December 1, 2014
A student helps harness the power of the Internet to bring new players to an old pastime.
November 24, 2014
Check out the the winning images to the data visualization contest sponsored by the Health Sciences Center for Computational Innovation (HSCCI).
November 11, 2014
The Institute for Data Science's Jiebo Luo, a professor of computer science, is co-organizing a workshop titled "Social Media Data Mining" for the IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM) in Shenzhen, China, December 14 - 17, 2014.
November 11, 2014
There are many, many questions network science can answer. But to get a sense of how it all works, let's start with one that haunts most of humanity at one time or another: "Am I important?"
November 10, 2014
November 1, 2014
How is digital technology helping scholars interested in cultural history understand the past? And will you one day visit long-lost places?
October 17, 2014
If you have the right skills, Google is really enthusiastic to hear from you. Especially if you know how to use MatLab, a code and data analysis and management tool. (BusinessInsider)
September 15, 2014
As director of the Buffalo Bills first analytics department, Mike Lyons 88S (MBA) has parlayed his passion for the team into a head-office position that he calls a dream come true.
June 26, 2014
From Forbes: Graduates who understand fundamental methods of machine learning or data mining and predictive analytics are in high demand across all industries, says Henry Kautz.
June 23, 2014
The VISTA Collaboratory completes a high performance supercomputing system on a massive scale and is one of only a handful of similar labs in the U.S.
April 1, 2014
In recognition of a $10 million lead gift to the Institute of Data Science, the institute's new landmark building will be named for the Wegman family.