At the Center for Data Science, we strive to facilitate the highest quality data science research, education, and industry collaboration. We work closely with industry partners on projects addressing their business needs, and we are educating the next generation of data science professionals.
The 2020 Data Science Research Symposium will be held on was held on April 16, 2020. This annual day-long event connects faculty members, senior researchers and graduate students with industry and public sector leaders to explore practical applications of data science and the potential of its research.
Industry Mentorship Team Presents Paper at NLP Conference
In a paper presented at the 2019 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP), Master’s student Kriti Myer, along with Master’s students Pallavi Patil, Ronak Zala, and Arpit Singh, doctoral student Sheshera Mysore, Distinguished Professor Andrew McCallum, and industry mentors Adrian Benton and Amanda Stent from Bloomberg, described a new approach to predicting how a member of Congress will vote on a bill, using information about the member from news articles and Freebase, a manually curated knowledge base.