DataX Research and Impact

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.

Monday, Nov 16, 2020
by Sharon Adarlo

Over the last several years, researchers have developed advanced machine learning tools to provide captions for still images and video. Applications for advanced image caption tools could include an assistant robot for the visually impaired or a robot that performs reconnaissance missions in environments inhospitable to humans...

Monday, Jun 15, 2020
by Sharon Adarlo

Under Princeton University’s DataX Fund, several research teams have been busy exploring how data science tools can speed up scientific discovery in a wide range of disciplines.

Friday, May 29, 2020
by Sharon Adarlo

Though he only joined Princeton University as a data scientist in November, Andrzej Żurański is already involved in some exciting research on campus: applying machine learning techniques to explore the mysteries underpinning chemical reactions.

Wednesday, May 27, 2020
by Sharon Adarlo

When Pranay  Anchuri  was a college sophomore studying computer science, he worked on a project developing a search engine to crawl through Wikipedia for information. It was not a novel idea, but it got  Anchuri  hooked  on learning more about large scale data sets, leading him to his eventual career as a data scientist.  ...

Wednesday, Feb 27, 2019

Princeton University researchers will push the limits of data science by leveraging artificial intelligence and machine learning across the research spectrum in an interdisciplinary pilot project made possible through a major gift from Schmidt Futures.