The multi-institutional, interdisciplinary CREATE Program in Data Analytics and Visualization (DAV) at York University in Toronto offers an all-expenses-paid undergraduate summer school on big data science.
The program accepts undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing a career in big data science. It is intended mainly for students who are planning to apply to graduate school in late 2020, and are interested in investigating interdisciplinary research aspects of the big data science.
Citizens of all countries are eligible.
The event includes talks by CREATE DAV faculty and industry experts on current research topics in big data science, as well as hands-on experience in York and OCAD U laboratories.
Benefits of Summer School in Canada 2020 at York University
- The program covers transportation costs (up to $1,300 CAD)
- Provides on-campus accommodations
Research Areas at CREATE DAV
- Machine learning
- Data mining
- Signal processing
- Computer vision
- Image processing
- Computer graphics
- Virtual human modeling
- Serious games
- Natural language processing
- Human perception & cognition
- Visualization & design.
CREATE DAV Summer School 2020 application
The application package consists of the following:
(a) A completed online application form
(b) An academic reference letter, which should be sent by the referring individual directly to the CREATE DAV Program.
Instructions for reference letter writers
In your letter, describe how you know the applicant, their prospects for an academic career, and how they would benefit from attending the summer school.
Please ensure that your letter arrives by March 9, 2020
Deadline of Summer School in Canada 2020 at York University
The Summer School dates are May 19-22, 2020
The application deadline is March 9, 2020.