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Seminar Series: Normalizing Digital Trace Data 16:15
Seminar Series: Normalizing Digital Trace Data @ COL 8.13 Columbia House
Oct 19 @ 16:15 – 17:45
Seminar Series: Normalizing Digital Trace Data @ COL 8.13 Columbia House | England | United Kingdom
Speaker: Dr Andreas Jungherr, Junior Professor at the University of Konstanz Over the last ten years, social scientists have found themselves confronting a massive increase in available data sources. In the debates on how to use these new data, the research potential of “digital trace data” has featured prominently. While various commentators expect digital trace data to create a “measurement revolution”, empirical work has fallen somewhat short of these grand … Continue Reading
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On Elicitation Complexity with Ian Kash (from Microsoft Research) 16:15
On Elicitation Complexity with Ian Kash (from Microsoft Research) @ COL 8.13, Columbia House
Oct 26 @ 16:15 – 17:45
On Elicitation Complexity with Ian Kash (from Microsoft Research) @ COL 8.13, Columbia House | England | United Kingdom
Elicitation is the study of statistics or properties which are computable via empirical risk minimization. This has applications in understanding which loss function to use in a regression for a particular statistic or finding a surrogate loss function which is easier to optimize. While several recent papers have approached the general question of which properties are elicitable, we suggest that this is the wrong question—all properties are elicitable by first … Continue Reading
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