DataX Research and Impact

Thursday, Oct 21, 2021
by Sharon Adarlo

In certain regions of Africa wracked by heavy poaching, people have observed an increased incidence of African elephants without their iconic white tusks, which are prized in the multibillion-dollar wildlife black market.

Wednesday, Sep 22, 2021

To probe the origin and spread of cancers in the human body more effectively, Ben Raphael, professor of computer science at Princeton University, and his research lab created HATCHet or Holistic Allele-specific 

Wednesday, Aug 4, 2021
by Sharon Adarlo
Ten new interdisciplinary research projects have won funding from Princeton University’s Schmidt DataX Fund, with the goal of spreading and deepening the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning across campus in order to accelerate discovery. The 10 faculty projects, supported through a major gift from the Schmidt Futures Foundation,...
Monday, Apr 5, 2021
by Sharon Adarlo

The mysteries and fun of chemistry lured Jose A. Garrido Torres to devote his academic career to the discipline. But as he pursued the subject, Garrido Torres still wanted to maintain his interest in computers, particularly the application of computing to data science.

Monday, Mar 29, 2021
by Sharon Adarlo

Amy Winecoff’s path to becoming a data scientist at Princeton University was a circuitous one but it has uniquely prepared her for the interdisciplinary work she is doing which touches on engineering, technology, public policy, and the social sciences.

Wednesday, Mar 24, 2021
by Sharon Adarlo

DataX and the Center for Information Technology Policy are sponsoring a new reading group on recommender systems (RS) that's meeting biweekly starting March 30, 2021.

Monday, Mar 22, 2021
by Sharon Adarlo

In his past research, Brian Arnold traveled Europe to study a common wildflower, Arabidopsis arenosa, which has white to lavender-colored flowers that resemble violets at a glance and grows on rocky outcrops in the Alps and the Carpathian Mountains.

Friday, Feb 19, 2021
by Sharon Adarlo
It was a productive winter break for attendees of Princeton University’s virtual two-week computing bootcamp, which had over 300 registrants and covered a wide range of subjects, from foundational skills on programming languages to high performance computing. This was the first time the Princeton Research Computing Bootcamp, in its third year,...
Monday, Nov 23, 2020
by Sharon Adarlo

With the launch of the Gaia satellite in 2013, scientists have been receiving an unprecedented quantity and quality of data on a billion stars in the Milky Way. But the data sets are incomplete. Gaia does not currently provide the complete position and velocity coordinates for all billion stars.

Wednesday, Nov 18, 2020
by Sharon Adarlo

It is common for researchers to conduct field studies to study mass social behavior in online networks, such as Facebook or Reddit. These studies lead to qualitative-based conclusions. However, until recently, replicating these interactions in the lab and at scale has been hard to do.