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Winter School: Data Science in Information Society: From Data Acquisition to Data Analysis


January 30th - February 3rd, 2017

Responsable de l'activité

Jacques Savoy


Prof. Pascal Felber, University of Neuchâtel

Prof. Peter Kropf, University of Neuchâtel

Prof. Jacques Savoy, University of Neuchâtel

Prof. Philippe Cudré-Mauroux, University of Fribourg


Prof. Philippe Cudre-Mauroux, University of Fribourg

Prof. Bettina Kemme, McGill University (Canada)

Prof. Daniel Enrique Lucani Roetter, Aalborg University (Denmark)

Prof. Jesus Carretero, University Carlos III of Madrid (Spain)

Dr Christian Cachin, IBM Research Zurich

Dr Michele Catasta, EPFL


This Winter School presents in the form of tutorials (for non-specialists) the challenges, problems, and solutions in various areas of Data Sciences. The five topics covered include: Data management, Storage, HPC and Big Data, Security and Blockchain, and Data Wrangling and Viz. Each tutorial will be presented by invited speakers who are specialists in these research areas.


Furthermore, student participants are asked to bring a poster of their research work, either existing results or ongoing research that they are currently conducting.


Hôtel Suisse, Champéry


More details can be found at


Participants will be asked to pay a registration fee of CHF 100.


The registration for the Winter School has to be done before December 9th, 2016.



Deadline for registration 09.12.2016
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