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The official Jupyter Conference
August 22-23, 2017: Training
August 23-25, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Christopher Kotfila

Christopher Kotfila
R&D Engineer, Kitware


Chris Kotfila is an R&D engineer at Kitware. Chris’s research interests are in natural language processing, machine learning, knowledge organization and geographic information science. He holds dual degrees in computer science and philosophy from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a master’s degree in library science, where he focused on issues of open access, scholarly communication and reproducible research. During his time at RPI, he worked regularly as a research programmer in the area of computational cognitive engineering. Chris also served overseas with the US Peace Corps. He is an avid open source enthusiast and a hopeless Emacs user.


2:40pm–3:20pm Thursday, August 24, 2017
Extensions and customization
Location: Beekman/Sutton North Level: Intermediate
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Chris Kotfila offers an overview of the GeoNotebook extension to the Jupyter Notebook, which provides interactive visualization and analysis of geospatial data. Unlike other geospatial extensions to the Jupyter Notebook, GeoNotebook includes a fully integrated tile server providing easy visualization of vector and raster data formats. Read more.