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Bin Yu delivers UNC Hotelling Lectures

/ April 28, 2022

BIDS Faculty Affiliate Bin Yu presented the Hotelling Lectures as part of an annual event hosted by the Department of Statistics & Operations Research at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill.  Bin Yu to deliver Hotelling Lectures April 13, 2022  |   UNC News

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The battle against online disinformation is urgent. Here’s what it looks like in Europe.

Rachel Leven / April 25, 2022

This article is cross-posted with The battle against online disinformation is urgent. Here’s what it looks like in Europe. April 25, 2022  |   Rachel Leven   |   CDSS News ___________________________

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The computer says no. But can I believe him? Thoughts on auditing artificial intelligence with Anni Hellman

/ April 20, 2022

This article is cross-posted from The computer says no. But can I believe him? Thoughts on auditing artificial intelligence with Anni Hellman April 20, 2022  |   CLTC News ___________________________

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Mothra: BIDS-developed computer vision pipeline used in new study to evaluate environmental impacts of climate change

/ April 5, 2022

BIDS’ researchers Alex de Siqueira and Stéfan van der Walt have been working with a team of researchers from London’s Natural History Museum and the University of Southampton to analyze over 180,000 photographed specimens from the Natural History Museum’s digitized butterfly collections in order to evaluate the impacts of climate change. 

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Fernando Pérez to co-lead UC Berkeley’s new Schmidt Center for Data Science and the Environment

Marsha Fenner / March 30, 2022

BIDS Faculty Affiliate Fernando Pérez will co-lead the new Schmidt Center for Data Science and the Environment (DS4E) at UC Berkeley.  The new research center will combine data science and environmental science to address environmental challenges such as climate change and biodiversity – e.g. developing models to predict wildfires and building tools that optimize carbon capture methods – with a focus on practical, replicable, open-access solutions scaled for society’s benefit.

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