Re: [Cleveland-AI-ML-support-group] Next semester + group project + next meeting

From: Timmy W.
Sent on: Thursday, December 15, 2011 12:19 PM
Apparently May 6th, 2011 is in the past

I looked for a bit, but can't find a similar data challenge for
http://www.icwsm....­


On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 12:00 PM, Timmy Wilson <[address removed]> wrote:
> This looks pretty exciting:
>
> http://www.icwsm....­
>
> Submissions will be due on May 6th, 2011 (extended from April 22)
>
> To participate in the workshop, you must submit a 3-page short paper
> in PDF format and bring a poster to present at the workshop. The short
> papers will not be reviewed, but the workshop organizers will select a
> small panel of speakers based on the submissions. The short
> paper/poster can describe your participation in the shared task, OR
> ALTERNATIVELY other compelling work you have performed WITH THE 2011
> DATASET.
>
> On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 10:26 AM, Kevin M Roth <[address removed]> wrote:
>> Timmy,
>>
>> That sounds good.  I'm planning on doing the NLP class for sure, but I think
>> there's value in having a broader study group like you're proposing here.
>>
>> I always show up around 10:30 anyway, so starting a bit later would be nice.
>>
>> I'm up for participating in a group project.  Healthcare seems like an
>> obvious choice for a project area, but my concern is how much data can we
>> get.  Patient confidentia­lity might be an issue.  There's several of us
>> working on our own AI/ML projects.  If we have trouble getting data for a
>> "big" problem, it might be beneficial to collaborate on each other's
>> projects, at least through prototype stage.  Some of your network analysis
>> work might be a good place to start if we're unable to find something
>> bigger.
>>
>> Best,
>> Kevin
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 9:13 AM, Timmy Wilson <[address removed]> wrote:
>>>
>>> I'm taking http://www.modelt...­ next semester, and maybe
>>> the Natural Language Processing class.
>>>
>>> With so many options -- i propose we don't try to reach a consensus --
>>> everyone study what they want, and we can use the time Sat. to
>>> share/question/explo­re.
>>>
>>> We kicked around the idea of finding a group project.
>>>
>>> I'd love to tackle something really hard/complex like: Cleveland
>>> revitalization or something related to our biggest industries health
>>> care or manufacturing.
>>>
>>> We have a large, aging population -- it would be cool to do something
>>> around cost-effective elderly care -- i'm sure the company i work for
>>> (OnShift) would be happy to contribute some cash to something like
>>> this.
>>>
>>> Also, Andy suggested moving the meeting back a little -- how does
>>> everyone feel about starting @ 10:30 or 11:00?
>>>
>>> One last thing -- i won't be around this Sat -- do you guys just want
>>> to reconvene after the holidays?
>>>
>>>
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