Tag: 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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Provost’s Digital Innovation Grants: Data Mining Diplomacy

“Data Mining Diplomacy”: A Computational Analysis of the State Department’s Foreign Policy Files Micki Kaufman, U.S. History Scarcity of information is a common frustration for historians. This is especially true for researchers of antiquity, but not exclusively so. However, the opposite is also increasingly ever more the case as historians face a similarly daunting, converse problem. Google …

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Computational Linguistics M.A. program

Computational Linguistics is at the intersection of linguistics and computer science; the field focuses on how computers and algorithms can be used to model the sounds, grammar, and meaning of human language. Professionals and researchers in computational linguistics apply computational and statistical techniques to linguistic data – in order to answer challenging questions in linguistics …

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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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