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[eu_members at aclweb dot org] Illinois: Data Sciences Summer Institute -- Call for Applications


Data Sciences Summer Institute 

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:


Research Topics:

·   Machine Learning approaches for Natural Language Understanding and Information Extraction

·   Knowledge Discovery in Social and Information Networks

·   Information Retrieval and Text Mining

·   Computer Vision



·   College Junior or Senior Computer Science students (majors or minors) and beginning graduate students.

·   Students should show strong academic performance and must have sufficient mathematical and programming experience.

·   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 March 31, 2010) for the Data Sciences Summer Institute at:  http://mias.illinois.edu/DSSI.



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.