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Thursday, Apr 18, 2019

Princeton University seeks data scientists funded by the Schmidt DataX project. The fund supports six data scientists who will create and improve data-analysis software to operate at large scale, leading to faster discovery, wider impact and greater continuity.

Thursday, Jun 6, 2019
by Sharon Adarlo

Dating websites are not only a great place to meet a potential mate, but are also a treasure trove of data.

Friday, May 31, 2019
by Sharon Adarlo

The “uhs” and “ums” that pepper conversational speech can seem rather unimportant. Transcribers don’t often write down these vocal interruptions when translating interviews with people or quotes for the written page. But those filler words can carry a lot of meaning, according to Marie-Fee Breyer, Princeton University senior.

Thursday, May 30, 2019
Using artificial intelligence, a Princeton University-led team has decoded the functional impact of such mutations in people with autism. The researchers believe this powerful method is generally applicable to discovering such genetic contributions to any disease.
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
by Sharon Adarlo
This past spring semester, a group of freshmen had the opportunity to explore data science in the freshman seminar course, FRS 154: Weird Data, which was co-sponsored by Princeton University’s Center for Statistics and Machine Learning (CSML) and The Center for Digital Humanities (CDH).
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Machine learning (ML), a form of artificial intelligence that recognizes faces, understands language and navigates self-driving cars, can help bring to Earth the clean fusion energy that lights the sun and stars. Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) are using ML to create a model for rapid...
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
by Sharon Adarlo

Princeton University’s Center for Statistics and Machine Learning (CSML) is helping educate the next generation of scholars in data-driven methods of research and building a community of collaboration and dialogue.

Friday, May 3, 2019
Google’s newest AI lab — located across the street from Princeton University’s Nassau Hall — officially launched on Thursday, May 2, with speeches and research presentations by state and local officials, Google executives, and University executives and students.
Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019
by Sharon Adarlo
The final projects for the inaugural semester for SML 310: Research Projects in Data Science were eclectic: one student worked on creating a data set for fake news articles while another developed a face classification program to detect whether a person was a professional model or not.
Wednesday, Apr 10, 2019
by Sharon Adarlo
“Most CSML classes have been challenging, but they have also been interesting and fun."

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