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Automatic Differentiation and Cosmology Simulation

Yu Feng / February 3, 2017

One project at Berkeley Center for Cosmological Physics studies the reconstruction of the cosmic initial condition based on observations of the later-time universe.

The Practice of Reproducible Research: Fully Open Online Book Now Live

Justin Kitzes / January 31, 2017

Last Friday, we held a symposium to launch the online version of our new book The Practice of Reproducible Research: Case Studies and Lessons from the Data-Intensive Sciences (to be published in print by the University of California Press later this year).

Connected Corridors: New Methods for Urban Traffic Management

/ January 23, 2017

BIDS will host a tea event on January 24, 2017, with guests Brian Peterson and Anthony Patire of the Institute of Transportation Studies’ Connected Corridors program. They will be discussing a pilot program in partnership with Caltrans to improve urban transportation corridor management on the I-210 corridor in Southern California.

Spring 2017 Data Science Lecture Series Lineup

Ali Ferguson / January 20, 2017

We have a great lineup of speakers from industry and academia for our Data Science Lecture Series. The lectures are held Fridays, 1:10–2:30 p.m. in 190 Doe Library (one-hour lectures followed by Q&A). Please keep an eye on our Events page to learn more about each of these lectures as detailed information becomes available.

Gender Issues Roundtable Discussion: A Case Study in Uncomfortable Conversations

Kellie Ottoboni / December 14, 2016

by Kellie Ottoboni, Rebecca Barter, Ryan Giordano, Sara Stoudt

Scaling the Heights of Data Science

Ali Ferguson / November 21, 2016

BIDS Researcher Karthik Ram and Senior Fellow Carl Boettiger - both cofounders of rOpenSci - are featured in this article about how data-intensive, open-access research is transforming modern ecology and unifying a worldwide community of environmental science researchers. _________

Campus Holds Summit on Graduate Data Science Education

/ September 30, 2016

More than 50 faculty, center directors, advisors, and graduate students from 34 departments and organizations across UC Berkeley came together on September 22 to discuss the campus’s diverse programs and resources supporting graduate students’ use of data-intensive methods.

Python Boot Camp Fall 2016 Training Videos Available Online

/ September 29, 2016

In late August, we held the Python Boot Camp Fall 2016. We were able to record the sessions from two-day event, so we want to share them with everyone. You can watch the videos below or access them on our YouTube channel playlist. Enjoy!

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