Category: Data Mining

A Matter of Time: A Brief History of Time Series in R and Beyond | Meetup

About the Talk: Time series are everywhere, and fundamentally different than all other data. To effectively work with these series demands highly specialized tools–as dates, times, notation, calendars, time zones, and more must be carefully managed while doing even basic operations like subsetting, merging, aggregating and dealing with missingness. If not handled properly, all of …

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On Broadway: Urban Data Visualization Project

A project by Daniel Goddemeyer, Moritz Stefaner, Dominikus Baur, and Lev Manovich, On Broadway is an urban data visualization project “On Broadway” that represents 13 miles of Broadway using images and data from Instagram, Twitter, Foursquare, Google Street View, the US Census Bureau, and more. The result is a visually rich image-centric interface, where numbers play only a secondary role, and no maps are used. The project …

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Social Policy Simulation Center

(Dr. Jonathan Peters, Director) Founded in 2009, the Social Policy Simulation Center analyzes the “multi-layered social and technical interactions” that occur in urban settings,  using computerized simulations and “multi-dimensional modeling techniques.”  The center’s research helps improve the way modern cities function by providing more efficient alternatives to existing functions and by analyzing and simulating the operational …

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Center for Advanced Study in Education

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Closely affiliated with the Graduate School’s Ph.D. Program in Educational Psychology, the Center for Advanced Study in Education is comprised of a consortium of researchers, scholars, and students within and outside of CUNY who are dedicated to producing improvements in educational programs and students’ lives. Directed by Dr. Deborah Hecht, CASE conducts basic and applied …

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