The new wild is an attractive concept recently synthesized by Fred Pearce, which in essence states that we have vilified invasives and have spent tremendous effort in eradicating them, often with limited success. But we were the ones to bring them... continue reading
The CMS experiment at the LHC is one of the biggest and most complex general purpose detectors ever built. The constant monitoring of the data quality is vital to guarantee a proper and efficient operation of the detector and reliable physics... continue reading
Mining photo-sharing websites is a promising approach to complement in situ and satellite observations of the environment, however a challenge is to deal with the large degree of noise inherent to online social datasets. Using the Flickr... continue reading
Humans share a long history with Cannabis, perhaps going back even further back than the dawn of agriculture. As such this plant has traveled the world alongside humanity, consequent introductions of novel variants into the pool of genetics... continue reading
A discussion at DS@LHC2015 concerned the treatment of negative weights in MVA training. This is relevant for HEP since the advent of MC generators at NLO in QCD, as [the matching of Matrix-Element to Parton-Shower... continue reading
Ben Goldacre described randomized field experiments as following: ""Randomised trials are our best way to find out if something works: by randomly assigning participants to one intervention or another, and measuring the outcome we're interested... continue reading
Data Science @ LHC workshops have been intensifying cooperation in the Data Science (DS) and High Energy Physics (HEP) professional communities. The need for such cooperation risen substantially in recent years, since it requires combining... continue reading
The Data Science @ LHC workshop was a resounding success. We do not plan to have traditional proceedings tied to individual talks, but we do want to capture the ideas that were generated during the workshop. With that in mind, we want to try... continue reading
Current thinking suggests diabetes has variable causes, is inevitably progressive, and causes hyperglycaemia. Type 1 is an autoimmune disease causing β-cell (source of insulin) death, and type 2 is an insulin activity deficiency (insulin... continue reading
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