Cafe GRPIAA Big (Rich) Data

Tema: Big (Rich) Data
Expositor: Dr. Osmar R. Zaiane (University of Alberta – Canada)
Lugar: Sala B100 (Polivalente del sótano 1 de la Biblioteca)
Fecha: Jueves 10 de Setiembre 2015.
Hora: 18:00 hrs.


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Short bio:
Osmar R. Zaiane is a Professor in Computing Science at the University of Alberta, Canada, and Scientific Director of the Alberta Innovates Centre for Machine Learning (AICML). Dr. Zaiane joined the University of Alberta in July of 1999. He obtained a Master's degree (DEA) in Electronics at the University of Paris, France, in 1989 and a Master's degree in Computer Science at Laval University, Canada, in 1992. He obtained his Ph.D. from Simon Fraser University, Canada, in 1999 under the supervision of Dr. Jiawei Han. His Ph.D. thesis work focused on web mining and multimedia data mining. He has research interests in novel data mining algorithms, web mining, text mining, image mining, social network analysis, and health informatics. He has published more than 150 papers in refereed international conferences and journals, and taught on all six continents. Osmar Zaiane was the Secretary-Treasurer of the ACM SIGKDD (Special Interest Group on Data Mining) and treasurer of ACM SIGHIT (Special Interest group on Health Informatics). He was the Associate Editor and Editor in Chief of the ACM SIGKDD Explorations from 2003 to 2010. He is also Associate Editor of the Knowledge and Information Systems, an International Journal, by Springer, and of the journal Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery by Springer, as well as the International Journal of Internet Technology and Secured Transactions. He was the General Chair of the IEEE International Conference on Data Mining ICDM 2011. Osmar Zaiane received the ICDM Outstanding Service Award in 2009 and the 2010 ACM SIGKDD Service Award.