March 18, 2010
Data Sciences Summer Institute
Unfortunately this announcement says that they are looking for computer science students. However it is still worth a try. Statistics students with computing skills at the level of CS 182/183 and Stat 406 would be an excellent match for what they are doing.
Data Sciences Summer Institute http://mias.illinois.edu/DSSI
May 24 -July 2, 2010
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The Mathematics, Algorithms and Tools for Data Analytics
The 3rd Annual Data Sciences Summer Institute (DSSI) will be held May 24-July 2, 2010 on the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). This 6-week long program will expose students to the mathematical foundations of Data Sciences, allow them to attend advanced tutorials and seminars on a diverse set of topics in this area given by leading experts in the field, and provide hands-on experience working on research projects on topics such as:
Machine Learning approaches for Natural Language Understanding and Information Extraction
Knowledge Discovery in Social and Information Networks
Information Retrieval and Text Mining
College Junior or Senior Computer Science students (majors or minors) and beginning graduate students and/or Junior status students and above who have sufficient mathematical and programming experience.
Students should show strong academic performance.
Applicants must currently be living in the United States as citizens, residents or Visa holders.
Room, board and stipend will be provided to qualified students.
How to Apply:
Find more information and the online application form (deadline April 2, 2010) for the Data Sciences Summer Institute at:
This program is funded by the Department of Homeland Security's Center of Excellence-Command, Control, and Interoperability Center for Advanced Data Analysis (CCICADA) at UIUC's Multimodal Information Access & Synthesis (MIAS) Center.
Posted by kshedden at March 18, 2010 05:42 PM