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Alex Vespignani with Dean J. Murray Gibson

Big Data, innovative research

An interdisciplinary group of Northeastern faculty and students led interactive demos and presentations showcasing their research projects that leverage Big Data at the university’s sixth Pop Up Open Lab Experience and Reception on Monday.

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Alex Vespignani is the Sternberg Distinguished Professor of Physics, Computer Science and Health Sciences.

Validation for Flu Prediction

As news of the latest outbreak is upon us, Vespignani and his colleagues recently pub­lished an article in the journal BMC Med­i­cine that offers defin­i­tive proof of a strong agree­ment between the pre­dic­tions and the real-​​life sur­veil­lance data col­lected in 2009.

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