Georgia Koutrika: Democratizing Data Access through Intelligent Data Exploration Tools [ACM womENcourage 2020]
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Georgia Koutrika: Democratizing Data Access through Intelligent Data Exploration Tools [ACM womENcourage 2020]

Jan 25, 2021
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Many different data sets, generated by users, systems and sensors, are continuously being collected. While the benefit of data exploration becomes increasingly more prominent, the limitations of existing tools make accessing and combining data from different sources a non-trivial, time-consuming, and often fruitless endeavor. In this talk Dr. Georgia Koutrika will discuss about what it takes to bridge the gap between users and data, and the new generation of intelligent data exploration tools. Georgia is Research Director at Athena Research Center in Greece. She has more than 15 years of experience in multiple roles at HP Labs, IBM Research – Almaden, and Stanford University. She is editor-in-chief for the VLDB Journal, associate editor for the IEEE Transaction on Knowledge and Data Engineering, and an ACM Distinguished Speaker. The 7th ACM Celebration of Women in Computing, womENcourage 2020, took place virtually in Baku, Azerbaijan on 24-27 September 2020. Welcoming 200+ participants registered from about 40 countries and 5 continents, the 4-day event included the Conference segment on Day 1 and 2 with keynote speeches and panel discussions, workshops and tutorials, as well as poster presentations from student researchers, and Expo segment on Day 3 and 4 with Career Fair, where supporting companies arranged promotion and hiring sessions, and Hackathon competition among participating teams. Read more at https://womencourage.acm.org/2020/ #womENcourage #womENcourage2020 #womENcourage2020Baku

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