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Big Data Analytics Workshop Keynote Address
Jun 21, 2013
CMU alumnus Rayid Ghani (CS 2001) is the keynote speaker for the Big Data Analytics Workshop, part of the 2013 ACM Sigmetrics Conference being held at CMU, June 17-21. Ghani was the chief scientist for the Obama for America 2012 Campaign. He focused on analytics, social media, machine learning and data mining to revolutionize the use of data in politics. He led a team of data and software experts who used dozens of pieces of information on each registered U.S. voter to target fundraising appeals and ads. Ghani is currently at the Computation Institute and the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago. He is the co-founder of "Edgeflip," an analytics startup company. For more on the Big Data Analytics Workshop, go to http://www.sigmetrics.org/sigmetrics2013/.
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