Oxford and The Alan Turing Institute
Oxford and the Turing Institute is the University of Oxford’s community of data science researchers in collaboration with the Alan Turing Institute, the UK’s national institute for data science.
Areas of data science research at Oxford and The Alan Turing Institute range from machine learning and computability theory to ethics and the social implications of new computational technologies.
The University of Oxford is a founding partner of The Alan Turing Institute alongside the universities of Cambridge, Edinburgh, UCL and Warwick, and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.
The Institute has industry partnerships with Lloyd’s Register Foundation, GCHQ and Intel.
In this talk, we present a new algorithm, truncated variance reduction (TruVaR) that addresses Bayesian optimization and level-set estimation in a unified fashion.Read more »
Symposium on Big Data and Human Development
This workshop aims to move forward the debate about the ways in which big data is used, can be used, and should be used in development.Read more »