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Dr. Audris Mockus to give CURENT Power and Energy Seminar on Friday, February 8

Dr. Audris Mockus will give CURENT Power and Energy Seminar on Friday, February 8 from 12:20 pm to 1:10 pm in MHK 622. This seminar will be available remotely for off-campus students and faculty through ZOOM.  See info near bottom of this email.

Time: Friday, February 8th, 12:20 PM - 1:10 PM EST

Location: Min H. Kao Building, Room 622

Presenter: Dr. Audris Mockus, Ericsson-Harlan Mills Chair Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Tennessee

Title: Operational Data: Promise and Pitfalls of using Twitter Data in Practice

Abstract: Twitter offers the tantalizing possibility to crowd-source timely and geographically localized data that could be used to measure and model social phenomena, such as people's behavior during disasters. We describe an effort to utilize this data to understand what happens during hurricanes and find a number of challenges related to the ability to localize the tweets or events they describe, the ability to filter relevant tweets, and limitations of annotating tweets using emotion, opinion, and sentiment. We also describe the infrastructure built to support such activities and promising next steps.

Bio: Audris Mockus is Ericsson-Harlan D. Mills Chair Professor of Digital Archeology and Evidence Engineering in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer science at University of Tennessee. His research interests include software engineering, open source, operational data, statistics, and optimization.


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See the CURENT calendar for more news and seminars. Upcoming Seminars:

Friday, February 15th - Dr. Lee Martin, University of Tennessee

Friday, February 22nd - Dr. James Plank, University of Tennessee

Friday, March 1st - Dr. David Schoenwald, Sandia National Laboratories