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2018 Institute News

 

Ghoshal's Paper on Betweenness Centrality Published in Nature Communications

June 27, 2018

Gourab Ghoshal, assistant professor in physics and astronomy, has been published in Nature Communications.  The article is titled From the betweenness centrality in street networks to structural invariants in random planar graphs.

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Capstone projects: ‘A taste of the real world’

June 13, 2018

(The data science curriculum at the University of Rochester culminates in the semester-long capstone course. It complements the more structured and traditional course work that students take earlier in their program.)

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Using data science to tell which of these people is lying

May 23, 2018

Researchers in the lab of Ehsan Hoque, an assistant professor of computer science, have created a game that has allowed them to analyze more than 1 million frames of facial expressions, the largest video dataset so far for understanding how to tell if someone is lying.

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Class of 2018 Profile: Anya Khalid

May 9, 2018

Anya Khalid came to the University without having ever coded in her life—but she was eager to get in on the ground floor of the new undergraduate major in data science.

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Henry Kautz to Direct Intelligent Systems Division for NSF

April 25, 2018

Henry Kautz, the founding director of the Goergen Institute for Data Science, will direct the National Science Foundation division that supports artificial intelligence, human-computer interaction, and data science.

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New scientists enable Data Science Consortium to meet companies’ needs

March 16, 2018

Academic researchers tend to specialize. John Handley, Wencheng Wu, and Beilei Xu were on Walt Johnson’s “must hire” list for exactly the opposite reason.

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National search launched for new director of data science

February 26, 2018

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