Big Data Challenge Series: Disparate data sets

Date: 30th June 2014

Place: Washington Singer 219

Time: 14:00 to 16:00

The Big Data Challenges Series is hosted by Exeter’s newly formed Data Science Network and ExIStA.

The two hour session will include three twenty minute presentations and networking time to promote discussions within the group. The seminar series is aimed at encouraging interdisciplinary research collaborations and grant proposals.

The second theme is disparate data sets.


14:00 - Introduction and welcome from Professor Richard Everson, Professor of Machine Learning

14:10 - Leak detection in water systems using disparate Big Data sets - Professor Zoran Kapelan

14:35 - Use of Big Data for assessing clinical effectiveness - Professor William Henley

15:00 - The promise and problematic of studying twitter data - Dr Sam Kinsley

15:20 - Networking opportunity with tea, coffee and cake

15:50 - Plenary and closing summary with funding opportunities and information on upcoming events

16:00 - Close


This event is open to those ExIStA members who work for the University of Exeter.  Please register for this event by emailing




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