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Digital Echoes: Understanding Patterns of Mass Violence with Data and Statistics

September 22, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

| Free

HRDAG’s director of research, Patrick Ball, explores the assumption that nearly every project using data must make: that the data are representative of reality in the world.The talk illustrates how biases in raw data can be addressed through estimation, and explain why it matters. Please book your ticket for this event via Eventbrite by 20 September, as a light lunch reception will be provided. Follow on Twitter via @EssexHRC.

The talk is chaired by  Professor Lorna McGregor, Director of Human Rights Centre, Co-Director of ESRC Human Rights, Big Data and Technology Project, Essex Law School and Human Rights Centre.

Details

Date:
September 22, 2016
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
http://www.essex.ac.uk/hrc/news_and_seminars/seminarDetail.aspx?e_id=10828

Organizer

Human Rights Centre University of Essex

Venue

Human Rights Centre University of Essex
University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park
Colchester, Essex CO4 3SQ United Kingdom
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