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Thursday 25th May 2017

Isaac Newton Institute

Cambridge,
United Kingdom

Background

Following its successful launch in May 2016 and the first annual user engagement/industry day held in November 2016, the Cantab Capital Institute for the Mathematics of Information (CCIMI) is pleased to announce its first annual academic conference.
The Cantab Capital Institute for the Mathematics of Information is now fully operational with research studentships and a number of exciting collaborative projects underway. It accommodates research activity on fundamental mathematical problems and methodology for understanding, analysing, processing and simulating data. Data science research performed in the Institute is at the highest international level, aiming to extract the relevant information from large and high-dimensional data with a predictable certainty. For more detailed information on projects, please see the CCIMI website.

Aims and Objectives

This one day conference will bring together those academics working to advance data science and will provide an update on research and collaborations taking place at CCIMI, associated challenges and other potential collaborative opportunities, as well as highlighting projects being developed elsewhere.
The programme of talks will cover the following areas:

  • High Dimensional Point Cloud Processing;
  • Analysing High-dimensional Data;
  • Statistics;
  • Optimisation.

There will be a session for short “elevator pitches” from next generation researchers, who will also have the opportunity to present more detail about their work in a poster exhibition, which will run during the lunch and the drinks/networking session. 
This event will be of interest to participants including economists; social scientists; physicists; engineers; biomedical scientists as well as those working in statistics; pure, applied and computational analysis; quantum computing, cryptography, communication and security and those from data processing.
A provisional programme will be available soon.

Registration and Venue

Attendance is free. To register and for further information, please follow the link.
Talks will be aimed at academics, and a mathematical background will be assumed, however, attendees from industry and the public sector are welcome. 
The workshop will take place at the Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences in Cambridge. Please see the Isaac Newton Institute website for further information about the venue.