Archive for August, 2022

Themis Palpanas

A Brief History of Data Series Indexing: from Time Series to High-Dimensional Vectors and Deep Neural Network Embeddings 

Data Series

In this post, we motivate the need for efficient and effective solutions for data series similarity search, and we briefly present the work that has been done in this direction by the data series community. We also discuss the relationship to high-dimensional (high-d) vectors and deep neural network embeddings, point to the relevant efforts in […]

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Azza Abouzied

From Curbing Epidemics to Investing: We can Help!

Decision Making, Epidemics

We built a tool, EpiPolicy, to help policy-makers better plan interventions to combat epidemics [13]. It was an eye-opening experience, where through collaborations and interviews with teams of epidemiologists, public health officials, and economists, we understood some of the complexities of decision-making on a momentous scale. Decisions and policies made by these teams can seriously […]

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