Boa @ Midwest Big Data Summer school

Dear Colleagues:

I am writing to you today to invite you to the 2017 Midwest Big Data Summer
School for Early Career Researchers. This summer school will be held from
July 10-14, 2017 in Ames, Iowa.

Early registration ends *this Friday, June 9*! Register soon!

The summer school is designed as a one-week, intensive curriculum aimed at
early career researchers to get them started in data-driven research. The
school will include full-day lectures on topics ranging from: data
acquisition, data preprocessing, exploratory data analysis, descriptive
data analysis, data analysis tools and techniques, visualization and
communication, ethical issues in data science, reproducibility and
repeatability, and understanding of domain/context.

Midwest Big Data Summer School
July 10-14, 2017
Memorial Union, Iowa State University
Ames, IA

Registration: There is limited space so send your registration soon.

**Travel Support**: We have a limited amount of travel support available
for non-ISU students. To be considered for travel support, *please register
by June 9, 5:00 pm* and apply for travel support (indicate your interest in
'software analytics’ when registering!). Application details are
available from

We look forward to welcoming you in Ames, Iowa this July. Please do not
hesitate in writing if you have any questions for us. Please do circulate
this notice to your colleagues at your local universities as you see fit.

Best Wishes,
Robert Dyer
Co-Chair Software Analytics track @ MBDS

PS - a tentative schedule for the software analytics track is below

7/13/2017, Thursday
Introduction to Software Analytics with Boa
Program Analysis at a Large Scale
Domain-specific Case Study: Mining Programming Language Features
Team Work Session I

7/14/2017, Friday
Reproducible Research
Domain-specific Case Study: Mining Behavioral Specifications
Team Work Session II
Team Work Presentation, Lightning Talks