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Monthly Archives: April 2016

Network Models for Long-Range Planning with Behavioral Biases

Written on April 28, 2016 at 2:55 pm, by

Network Models for Long-Range Planning with Behavioral Biases JON KLEINBERG Tisch University Professor, Department of Computer Science, Department of Information Science, Cornell University There are many settings where people set long-range goals and make plans to achieve them. Such long-range planning is becoming an integral of the experience in many on-line contexts, where for example  Continue Reading »

Frames and Fields on Twitter with Robert Ackland

Written on April 27, 2016 at 2:51 pm, by

Frames and Fields on Twitter ROBERT ACKLAND Associate Professor, School of Sociology and ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods; Leader, Virtual Observatory for the Study of Online Networks (VOSON) Lab Australian National University This presentation outlines preliminary findings from a research project focusing on activism on Twitter. We characterise an online activist field as  Continue Reading »

GIS & Data Visualization Open Office Hours

Written on April 21, 2016 at 1:13 pm, by

Stop by Snell Co-Lab D near Argo Tea to meet with Steven Braun and Bahare Sanaie-Movahed, the library’s data visualization and GIS specialists. These informal drop-in open office hours are perfect for those who want to learn more about the fields or get help with specific projects!

DH Open Office Hours

Written on April 20, 2016 at 1:08 pm, by

Digital Humanities Open Office Hours are held each week in the Digital Scholarship Commons (on the second floor of Snell Library). DH Open Office Hours are opportunities for students, faculty members, and librarians to discuss recent developments in the field of digital humanities and their own research. These are informal, conversational meetings held every week, and  Continue Reading »

Using Social Media for Health Studies with Ingmar Weber

Written on April 19, 2016 at 3:07 pm, by

Using Social Media for Health Studies INGMAR WEBER Senior scientist in the Social Computing group at the Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) In this presentation, I’ll give an overview of research at the Qatar Computing Research Institute on using social media for health studies. Most of our work is related to understanding lifestyle diseases such  Continue Reading »

Eric Baumer, Good Friends and Bad Habits: Why It’s (Not) Easy to Quit Social Media

Written on April 19, 2016 at 2:05 pm, by

What role does technology play in mediating human communication and social interaction? Moreover, what roles could it play, should it play, or should it not play? From designers, to sociologists, to policy makers, numerous perspectives on information technology require engaging with such questions. My research explores these questions, both by implementing novel technological systems and  Continue Reading »

GIS & Data Visualization Open Office Hours

Written on April 14, 2016 at 1:11 pm, by

Stop by Snell Co-Lab D near Argo Tea to meet with Steven Braun and Bahare Sanaie-Movahed, the library’s data visualization and GIS specialists. These informal drop-in open office hours are perfect for those who want to learn more about the fields or get help with specific projects!

DH Open Office Hours

Written on April 13, 2016 at 1:06 pm, by

Digital Humanities Open Office Hours are held each week in the Digital Scholarship Commons (on the second floor of Snell Library). DH Open Office Hours are opportunities for students, faculty members, and librarians to discuss recent developments in the field of digital humanities and their own research. These are informal, conversational meetings held every week, and  Continue Reading »

Collective Graph Identification with Lise Getoor

Written on April 12, 2016 at 3:09 pm, by

Collective Graph Identification LISE GETOOR Professor, Computer Science Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz Graph data (e.g., communication data, financial transaction networks, data describing biological systems, collaboration networks, the Web, etc.) is ubiquitous. While this observational data is useful, it is usually noisy, often only partially observed, and only hints at the actual  Continue Reading »

Jacques Savoy: Analysis of the Style and Rhetoric of American Presidents Over Two Centuries

Written on April 8, 2016 at 2:18 pm, by

Can natural language processing help us get an overview of a corpus of text?  What can we learn or what useful information can we extract from a set of governmental speeches?  If yes, then how?   Taking, for instance, the annual State of the Union (SOTU) addresses (available from 1790 to 2016), can we detect patterns  Continue Reading »

GIS & Data Visualization Open Office Hours

Written on April 7, 2016 at 1:09 pm, by

Stop by Snell Co-Lab D near Argo Tea to meet with Steven Braun and Bahare Sanaie-Movahed, the library’s data visualization and GIS specialists. These informal drop-in open office hours are perfect for those who want to learn more about the fields or get help with specific projects!

DH Open Office Hours

Written on April 6, 2016 at 1:00 pm, by

Digital Humanities Open Office Hours are held each week in the Digital Scholarship Commons (on the second floor of Snell Library). DH Open Office Hours are opportunities for students, faculty members, and librarians to discuss recent developments in the field of digital humanities and their own research. These are informal, conversational meetings held every week, and  Continue Reading »