Saint Mary's College Data Science Hackathon

Author: MDSC

On February 28 & 29, 2020, Saint Mary's College is hosting the 3rd Annual Data Science Hackathon, a competition where teams of participants will work with preference data to build recommender systems.  The teams that develop the top three most accurate predictive models will win cash prizes!  Lodging at a discounted rate is available for participants traveling from out of town. Note that more information about the event can be found at saintmarys.edu/hackathon…

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Notre Dame and Sisters First Productions partner at the Intersection of Data Science and Film, Television, & Theater

Author: MDSC

With support from Sisters First Productions, the University of Notre Dame's Department of Film, Television, & Theater, together with the Minor in Data Science, announce an initiative that seeks to understand the role of artificial intelligence in the cultivation of film and television content. The partnership is particularly interested in the conditions that lead to the development of "female empowered content." It will support undergraduate work and internships, capstone research experiences, and a campus lecture series on the role of algorithms in entertainment, and run from January 1, 2020 until June 2021.…

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