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Alasdair Gray Seminar: Data Integration in a Big Data Context

Abstract Data is being generated all around us – from our smart phones tracking our movement through a city to the city itself sensing various properties and reacting to various conditions. However, to maximise the potential from all this data, it needs to be combined and coerced into models that enable analysis and interpretation. In this talk...

02.09.15 | Seminar

Introduction to the UBDC in Glasgow; Spatial Statistics in Social Sciences and the Challenges of Big Data

On July 16, Dr. Jing Yao, UBDC Lecturer in Urban Big Data and Quantitative Method, delivers two presentations to audiences at Nankai University in Tianjin, China: one on the UBDC's research and services, and another on Spatial Statistics in Social Sciences and the Challenges of Big Data. Her visit to Nankai is supported by the Glasgow-Nankai Res...

16.07.15 | Seminar

Jennifer Cowley Seminar: The Technology Enabled City

The UBDC is delighted to welcome Professor Jennifer Evans-Cowley from The Ohio State University to speak at the UBDC at 12:00pm on Wednesday, 8th July. Jennifer will speak about 'The Technology Enabled City'.  Abstract Intelligent cities offer services to the public which make everyday life easier. In order to achieve better services, there is...

08.07.15 | Seminar

The Urban Big Data Centre – An Introduction to Our Data Services and Research

Hosted by The Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research (CMIST) at the University of Manchester, this seminar will provide an overview of the UBDC’s research, data services and the data products you can expect to have access to as we continue to develop our offer during 2015. UBDC staff Katarzyna-Sila Nowicka and Dr. Stefanie Lewis will be pres...

26.06.15 | Seminar