Felix Raimundo: Genomics crash course

Where/when: Thomas Flowers, 2018/11/14 2pm-3pm. Who: Felix Raimundo, PhD student with Pr. Diao and Dr. Abhyankar on genomics. Abstract: Genomics, Precision medicine, personalized sequencing; a bunch of buzzwords you may have seen in a lot in grant applications,”Further studies” sections, and the news. In this short talk we will try …

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Asterios Katsifodimos: Optimizing Across Relational and Linear Algebra in Parallel Analytics Pipelines

Asterios Katsifodimos will give a talk on Friday 20th, at 2pm. The talk will take place in the Turing Building, Inria Saclay, in the room Flowers (https://team.inria.fr/cedar/contact/). Title: Optimizing Across Relational and Linear Algebra in Parallel Analytics Pipelines Abstract: Advanced data analysis typically requires some form of preprocessing in …

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Yannis Papakonstantinou: The SQL++ Query Language: Support for native JSON, while backwards-compatible with SQL

Yannis Papakonstantinou will give a talk this Monday at 11 am, Turing Building, Flowers room. Title: The SQL++ Query Language: Support for native JSON, while backwards-compatible with SQL Speaker: Yannis Papakonstantinou, Prof. Computer Science and Engineering, UCSD www.db.ucsd.edu/people/yannis.htm Abstract: SQL-on-Hadoop, NewSQL and NoSQL databases provide semi-structured data models (typically JSON-based). …

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Stanislav Kikot and Roman Kontchakov: “Ontology-based data access via query rewriting: theory and practice”

Stanislav Kikot and Roman Kontchakov from Birbeck College, London, will give a talk on Friday 25, 10 am, at Thomas Flowers room, Turing building. Abstract: The talk consists of two parts. In the first part, we present our recent theoretical results on the computational complexity of answering OWL 2 QL ontology-mediated queries (OMQs) …

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