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Advances in Data Science and AI Seminar: Augusto dos Santos Pereira

30 Mar 2022

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26 April 2022 - 2pm-3pm

Dr Augusto dos Santos Pereira is a Brazilian Geographer at the Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (Brazilian census bureau).

Talk title: Urban-Regional Planning and Data-intensive technologies: needs, trends and challenges in a developing country

Given that the recent wave of data-intensive technologies spawned new sets of techniques for problem-solving in many fields, the talk aims to present the current demands, opportunities, and bottlenecks for the application of such data-centric tools to urban and regional planning in developing countries. Thus, attendants will be presented with contemporary conditions of territorial planning in Brazil and the challenges for the application of Big Data and Data Science tools in the workflow of real projects.