Symposium Facets of Data Analytics

21 April
13:30 - 18:00
TU/e Auditorium, room AUD 4
From 08 March
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On April 21, 2017 the DSC/e will organize a symposium in honor of Lars Arge, who will receive an honorary doctorate from the TU/e. The symposium is free, however registration is necessary.

Lars Arge (Aarhus University, Denmark) is a pioneer in the area of memory-hierarchy efficient algorithms, especially I/O-efficient algorithms for problems involving massive datasets. He has worked on massive dataset problems in many fundamental areas, with an emphasis on I/O-efficient algorithms and data structures for problems with practical applications in geographical information systems and spatial databases. Arge is the founder and director of the Center for Massive Data Algorithmics (MADALGO), a world-leading Danish research center, and he is chairman of the board of SCALGO, a company that brings cutting-edge massive terrain data-processing technology to market. Lars Arge currently also serves as the Secretary General of the Danish Royal Academy of Sciences and Letters.

The work of Arge fits well with research going on within the DSC/e, in particular with the work of the research groups Algorithms (led by prof. Mark de Berg) and Applied Geometric Algorithms (led by prof. Bettina Speckmann).  The symposium will feature lectures by three prominent researchers from the DSC/e who will showcase some of the research from the DSC/e and, of course, a lecture by Lars Arge about his work.


13:30 – 13:35

Welcome by Mark de Berg

13:35 – 14:15

Remco van der Hofstad

Citation Networks as a Window to Science: A Case Study

14:15 – 14:55

Wil van der Aalst

Learning Hybrid Process Models from Events: Process Discovery Without Faking Confidence

14:55 – 15:35

Bettina Speckmann

Geometric Algorithms for Complex Moving Objects

15:35 – 16:00

Coffee break

16:00 – 17:00

Lars Arge

title to be announced

17:00 – 18:00