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CREATE Program in Data Analytics and Visualization (DAV) at York University (Toronto, Canada)

Escrito por NOGP/aip  em 4 de Fevereiro de 2019

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 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.

The curriculum reflects the wide range of research areas at CREATE DAV, which includes research on 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:

  • Machine Learning
  • Data Mining
  • Signal Processing
  • Computer Vision
  • Geomatics Engineering
  • Computer Graphics
  • Virtual Human Modeling
  • Serious Games
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Human Perception & Cognition
  • Visualization & Design

The program accepts undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing a career a career in the big data science and visualization. It is intended mainly for students who are planning to apply to graduate school in late 2019, and are interested in investigating interdisciplinary research  aspects of the big data science. Citizens of all countries are eligible.

The program covers transportation costs (*up to $1,300 CAD), and provides on-campus accommodations and meals.

Summer School dates are from June 25 until 28, inclusive.


York University

Prazo de inscrição

sexta-feira, 15 de Março de 2019 às 21:59 (-9 dias restantes)

Critérios de elegibilidade

The application package consists of the following:

  • A Completed Online Application Form
  • A Reference Letter, which should be sent from a referee directly to CREATE DAV Program.

Who is eligible to apply? A senior (year 3, preferably) undergraduate student that has a background in Computer Science, Math, Engineering or Psychology.

Is this program only for undergraduates?  Most of our applicants are undergraduates, but anyone who is considering applying to a master’s or Ph.D. program can apply.

Is this program only for Canadian students? We accept applicants from anywhere; however, the program will cover travel expenses up to 1000 CAD. In other words, should the cost of the travel exceed that amount, the applicant will be responsible for paying the remainder of their travel expenses.

Is this program only for students with a background in computer science? Big data science and visualization is a highly interdisciplinary field, and anyone with a background in Computer Science, Math, Engineering or Psychology and a strong interest in pursuing graduate studies in the subject is encouraged to apply.

What grades do I need to be accepted? Admission is competitive, and most of our attendees have GPA’s in the A range. However, other strengths such as laboratory experience or excellent quantitative skills can make up for average grades.

Do I need a visa to travel to Canada? Consult your local Canadian embassy or consulate. We will provide any documentation you need from us to apply for a visa for the duration of the summer school.

When will I know if I was accepted? The successful applicants will be notified of decisions by April 9, 2019.


NSERC; York University, OCAD University, Concordia University, University of Toronto.


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