• GIS & Data Visualization Open Office Hours

    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!

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  • David Krackhardt: The Paradox of Friends

    DAVID KRACKHARDT Professor of Organizations at the Heinz School of Public Policy and Management and the Graduate School of Industrial Administration, Carnegie Mellon University The Paradox of the Paradox of Friends: How “Inversity” Improves Network Interventions We demonstrate that the commonly held conceptualization of the Friendship Paradox in a network results in a further paradox. We resolve this ...

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  • Derek Ruths: Getting From Data to Observations

    Research Colloquium “Getting from data to observations: a computational perspective” The availability of massive social media datasets presents new opportunities for the study of society, culture, and history. In order to render these datasets useful, we need ways of transforming these mountains of, often unstructured, data into well-defined observations of the human phenomena that produce them (e.g., from tweets to ...

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  • Intro to 3D Printing

    Come to the 3D Printing Studio to learn about the process of additive manufacturing and to see the various technologies of 3D printing in action!

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  • Network Models for Long-Range Planning with Behavioral Biases

    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 people work toward ...

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  • Frames and Fields on Twitter with Robert Ackland

    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 a social arena ...

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  • GIS & Data Visualization Open Office Hours

    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!

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  • DH Open Office Hours

    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 they ...

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  • Using Social Media for Health Studies with Ingmar Weber

    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 as obesity and ...

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

    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 ...

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  • GIS & Data Visualization Open Office Hours

    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!

    Read more...
  • DH Open Office Hours

    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 they ...

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  • Collective Graph Identification with Lise Getoor

    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 underlying social, scientific ...

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

    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 ...

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