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  • Nov
    20

    CS Distinguished Seminar - Victoria Stodden - "The Lifecycle of Data Science: A Framework for Advancing Computational and Data-enabled Research"

    Department of Computer Science

    12:00 PM 3514, Mudd Hall ( formerly Seeley G. Mudd Library)

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    CS Distinguished Seminar - Victoria Stodden -

    Title: The Lifecycle of Data Science: A Framework for Advancing Computational and Data-enabled Research

    Abstract

    There is no crisis, but also no time for complacency” said the chair of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) committee on "Reproducibility and Replicability in Science" in May 2019 (https://vimeo.com/335923468). Questions regarding reproducibility have arisen regarding the transparency of computational methods and discovery, in part due to the leveraging of data and compute resources for scientific and engineering advancements, now pervasive in a staggeringly broad range of academic disciplines and activities. In this talk I present the reproducibility definitions that emerged in our NASEM committee deliberations and discuss an abstract framework for conceptualizing and advancing data science as a discipline, called the Lifecycle of Data Science (forthcoming in CACM). This framework integrates the disparate components of data-enabled discovery, from hardware provisioning to applications to dissemination standards for verification and re-use to ethics, and thereby brings into contextual focus salient issues such as computational reproducibility, standards and policy, and curricular development. I then present the "Knowledge Integrator," an effort to conceptualize and enable the dissemination of reproducible research results based on the Lifecycle of Data Science and community engagement.

    Bio

    Victoria Stodden joined the School of Information Sciences as an associate professor in Fall 2014. She is a leading figure in the area of reproducibility in computational science, exploring how can we better ensure the reliability and usefulness of scientific results in the face of increasingly sophisticated computational approaches to research. Her work addresses a wide range of topics, including standards of openness for data and code sharing, legal and policy barriers to disseminating reproducible research, robustness in replicated findings, cyberinfrastructure to enable reproducibility, and scientific publishing practices. Stodden co-chairs the NSF Advisory Committee for CyberInfrastructure and is a member of the NSF Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) Advisory Committee. She also serves on the National Academies Committee on Responsible Science: Ensuring the Integrity of the Research Process.

    Previously an assistant professor of statistics at Columbia University, Stodden taught courses in data science, reproducible research, and statistical theory and was affiliated with the Institute for Data Sciences and Engineering. She co-edited two books released in 2014—Privacy, Big Data, and the Public Good: Frameworks for Engagement published by Cambridge University Press and Implementing Reproducible Research published by Taylor & Francis. Stodden earned both her PhD in statistics and her law degree from Stanford University. She also holds a master’s degree in economics from the University of British Columbia and a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Ottawa.

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    TIME Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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  • Feb
    4

    Science, Art, and the Search for Meaning: Exhibition Opening Conversation with Dario Robleto

    Block Museum of Art

    2:00 PM McCormick Auditorium, Norris University Center

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    TIME Saturday, February 4, 2023 at 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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  • Feb
    6

    CS Seminar: Aligning Machine Learning, Law, and Policy for Responsible Real-World Deployments (Peter Henderson)

    Department of Computer Science (CS)

    10:00 AM 3514, Mudd Hall ( formerly Seeley G. Mudd Library)

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    TIME Monday, February 6, 2023 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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  • Feb
    6

    CS Seminar: Toward Deep Semantic Understanding: Event-Centric Multimodal Knowledge Acquisition (Manling Li)

    Department of Computer Science (CS)

    12:00 PM 3514, Mudd Hall ( formerly Seeley G. Mudd Library)

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    TIME Monday, February 6, 2023 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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  • Feb
    8

    CS Seminar: Controlling Large Language Models: Generating (Useful) Text from Models We Don't Fully Understand (Ari Holtzman)

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    10:00 AM 3514, Mudd Hall ( formerly Seeley G. Mudd Library)

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    TIME Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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  • Feb
    8

    CS Seminar: Cryptography, Security, and Law (Sunoo Park)

    Department of Computer Science (CS)

    12:00 PM Mudd Hall ( formerly Seeley G. Mudd Library)

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    TIME Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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  • Feb
    13

    CS Seminar: Distance-Estimation in Modern Graphs: Algorithms and Impossibility (Nicole Wein)

    Department of Computer Science (CS)

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    TIME Monday, February 13, 2023 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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  • Feb
    13

    CS Seminar: Reading to Learn: Improving Generalization by Learning From Language (Victor Zhong)

    Department of Computer Science (CS)

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    TIME Monday, February 13, 2023 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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  • Feb
    15

    Professional Development Series: Conflict Resolution

    McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

    12:00 PM The Hive, Room 2-350, Ford Motor Company Engineering Design Center

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    TIME Wednesday, February 15, 2023 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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    CONTACT Kimberly Higgins    kimberly.higgins@northwestern.edu EMAIL

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  • Mar
    11

    Winter Classes End

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    TIME Saturday, March 11, 2023

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  • Mar
    18

    Spring Break Begins

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    TIME Saturday, March 18, 2023

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  • Mar
    24

    Winter Degrees Conferred

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    TIME Friday, March 24, 2023

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  • Mar
    27

    Spring Break Ends

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    TIME Monday, March 27, 2023

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  • Mar
    28

    Spring Classes begin 8 a.m. (Northwestern Monday: Classes scheduled to meet on Mondays meet on this day)

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    TIME Tuesday, March 28, 2023

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