Topic: Data mining

Texas Advanced Computing Center Hires Former Hubble Scientist as New Director of Data Intensive Computing

May 1, 2013

The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin today announced that Niall Gaffney has joined the center in the newly created position of director of data intensive computing. Gaffney most recently served as the principal computer scientist at the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) for the Hubble Space Telescope data archive and the Hubble Legacy Archive Project. A University of Texas at Austin graduate, he begins his new role May 1.

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Professor discusses profiling in airport screening

Feb. 11, 2009
Professor discusses profiling in airport screening

Square-root biased sampling is a way to identify significant events that can be recognized when they are noticed but are otherwise lost in a sea of data. The model is not widely known but can be used to find specific snippets of DNA in vast seas of genomic information, said William H.

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