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RDDSXDDDI Summer Hangouts

Join us for three tutorial sessions presented by the Data Driven Discovery Initiative. A pizza lunch will be served between tutorial sessions.

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August 17, 2023, 11:00am - 2:30pm
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Hybrid: RDDSX space & Zoom
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Open to Penn Students, Faculty, and Staff

(11:00 - 12:00) Python data analysis and visualization - Sergey Molodtsov 
This tutorial will provide basic concepts of data processing and visualization. We will use multidimensional climate and geoscience datasets to demonstrate the simple statistical analysis and the plotting capabilities of Python. We will also cover the different libraries available in Python to work with large multidimensional arrays.

(12:00 - 12:30) Pizza Lunch

(12:30 - 1:30) Introduction to Automatic Speech Recognition - Sunghye Cho 
Have you ever wondered how Siri or Alexa understands what you say? In this tutorial, we will walk through very basics of Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR). At the end of the tutorial, we will learn how to run one of the state-of-the-art models, Whisper, on audio files and how to evaluate the model’s performance, using Python.

(1:30 - 2:30) Image processing and Computer Vision with Deep Learning Tools - Erçağ Pinçe 
In this tutorial, we will delve into how neural networks and machine learning frameworks can be harnessed to process and track images of microscopic objects.