DSHK: the data science community of Hong Kong
Date: February 9th 2020 @ 12:01 PM
Free 90 minute tutorial on gathering data programmatically about the novel coronavirus outbreak, analysing it for patterns, and visualizing any insights. Rundown Noon: Dr. Guy Freeman will talk about gathering online data for one's own purposes, e.g. the number of cases over time, or search volumes of certain terms. 12:30pm: Dr. Scott Edmunds will talk about the sequencing data, what is available and how to analyse and understand, e.g., nextstrain. 1pm: Professor Ben Cowling will talk about the data and calculations behind measuring the transmission dynamics of 2019-nCoV that were used to write this NEJM paper: https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa2001316
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