CASCI Took Talk: Graph Databases and other Big Data Technologies in Practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers

Tuesday, October 29 3:30pm – 4:30pm 2116 Hornbake Bldg, South Wing Shay Andersen, Brian Miller, and Kevin Schumacher from PwC’s Forensic Technology Solutions (FTS) team (http://www.pwc.com/us/en/forensic-services/technology-solutions.jhtml) will be visiting the iSchool to talk about their experience with Big Data technologies such as NoSQL, Hadoop, and graph databases. PwC Forensic Technology Solutions PwC’s Forensic Technology Solutions (FTS) …

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Digital Societies and Social Technologies Summer Institute Helps to Bridge Common Interests Among Different Research Communities

The Digital Societies and Social Technologies (DSST) 2013 Summer Institute took place at the University of Maryland College Park, College of Information Studies from July 28-August 1.  It built on traditions established by the CSST (Consortium for the Science of Sociotechnical Systems) summer institutes and the Summer Social Webshops.  The focus was on bridging the “social” and …

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Charting Collections of Connections in Social Media: Creating Maps and Measures with NodeXL

Marc Smith, Social Media Research Foundation, NodeXL project October 2, 2013, 9-11am Univ. of Maryland, Art-Sociology Building, room 2115 Networks are a data structure common found across all social media services that allow populations to author collections of connections.  The Social Media Research Foundation‘s NodeXL project makes analysis of social media networks accessible to most users of the …

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