EE380 Computer Systems Colloquium: Jupyter Notebooks and Academic Publication

Topic: 
Jupyter Notebooks and Academic Publication
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 4:30pm
Venue: 
Shriram 104
Speaker: 
Fernando Perez (UC Berkeley) and Guido van Rossum (Dropbox)
Abstract / Description: 

Jupyter Notebooks are a emerging way to express and present research results. Notebooks are a kind of IDE Framework for doing science, one which is better suited to presenting algorithms and data than the ad hoc frameworks currently used.

The creator of Jupyter Notebooks (Fernando) and the creator of the Pythons language (Guido) will help you understand why you should use Jupyter Notebooks for your next paper.

Bios:

Fernando Pérez is an assistant professor in Statistics at UC Berkeley who likes to build open source tools for humans to use computers as tools for thinking and collaborating, mostly in the scientific Python ecosystem (IPython, Jupyter & friends).

Guido van Rossum is the creator of Python. Born in the Netherlands, he moved to the US following Python's success. He has worked at various startups and Google, and is currently a Principal Engineer at Dropbox.