Date: Wednesday, 14 October 2015
6:00pm – 6.30pm: Refreshments
6:30pm – 7.30pm: Lecture
7:45pm – onward: Dinner
Venue: Carslaw Lecture Theatre 373, Level 3, Carslaw Building, University of Sydney.
Visualisation of large complex data with Trelliscope
Biography of Dr. Ryan Hafen
Ryan Hafen is a statistical consultant and a remote adjunct assistant professor in the Statistics Department at Purdue University. Ryan’s research focuses on methodology, tools, and applications in exploratory analysis, statistical model building, and machine learning on large, complex datasets. He is the developer of the datadr and Trelliscope components of the Tessera project, as well as the rbokeh R visualization interface to the Bokeh plotting library. Prior to his work as a statistical consultant, Ryan worked at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory doing applied work on large complex data spanning many domains, including power systems engineering, nuclear forensics, high energy physics, biology, and cyber security. Ryan has a B.S. in Statistics from Utah State University, M.Stat. in Mathematics from University of Utah, and Ph.D. in Statistics from Purdue University. More information about Ryan is available at http://ryanhafen.com.