Speaker: Dr. Tuan Q. Phan
Synopsis: "Dangers of big data", using the spurious correlation examples, and how we can do better causal analytics.
Speaker: Dr. Phan is currently an Assistant Professor at NUS in the Department of Information System. His research brings together social sciences, computer science, and statistics to investigate social networks, social media, Big Data, product diffusion, word-of-mouth, and web and mobile commerce. He has looked at a number of topics related to online and offline social networks such as the effects of natural disasters on human social networks, how individuals react to privacy changes, how some individuals become influential, and how firms can leverage social media.
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