Free

The Data Visionaries Series: Margaret-Anne Storey

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time

Location

Location

SFU's Big Data Hub

Applied Science Building, Room 10900

8888 University Drive

Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6

Canada

Friends Who Are Going
Event description

Description

Data visionaries are the pioneers. They are on the leading-edge, discovering new ways to transform vast and complex data into stories, solutions, and knowledge that will shape and reshape our world. Join us this fall for a series of conversations with data visionaries from SFU and beyond as we explore and critically examine the possibilities and real world impact of data in our future.



Lies, Damned Lies and Software Analytics: Why Big Data Needs Thick Data

Speaker: Margaret-Anne Storey

Professor in the Department of Computer Science, University of Victoria

Margaret-Anne Photo


Margaret-Anne Storey is a Professor of Computer Science and the Director of the Software Engineering program at the University of Victoria. She holds a Canada Research Chair in Human and Social Aspects of Software Engineering and currently holds the Lise Meitner Guest Professorship at Lund University in Sweden.

Dr Storey’s research goal is to understand how technology can help people explore, understand, and share complex information and knowledge. She evaluates and applies techniques from knowledge engineering, social software, and visual interface design to applications such as collaborative software development, program comprehension, biomedical ontology development, and learning in Web-based environments. Dr. Storey regularly collaborates with high tech companies to ensure real-world applicability to her solutions.



There will be a networking reception following the talk.


Share with friends

Date and Time

Location

SFU's Big Data Hub

Applied Science Building, Room 10900

8888 University Drive

Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6

Canada

Save This Event

Event Saved