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Friday, Jul 31, 2020
by Sharon Adarlo
Why do people buy lottery tickets? Florence Wang ’21 set out to answer this seemingly simple question in her independent project for the Center for Statistics and Machine Learning’s (CSML) certificate program. Looking at this question deeply, she arrived at some intriguing results that could be used to formulate socioeconomic policies on lotteries...
Wednesday, Jul 29, 2020

As the name suggests, automatic control concerns the control of dynamic continuously operating systems such as the cruise control on a vehicle, auto pilots on aircraft, industrial process control (paper, steel, chemicals), and building heating.

Wednesday, Jul 15, 2020
by Sharon Adarlo

Student course assignments in Princeton data science classes are helping improve data science education worldwide.

Monday, Jul 6, 2020
by Sharon Adarlo

Highlights feature many of our events this past year plus students who have taken classes and participated in gatherings, and those who have graduated. 

Wednesday, Jun 24, 2020
by Sharon Adarlo
The COVID-19 outbreak has disrupted normal activities in nearly all aspects of higher education. To reopen our universities, we need new technology and innovative practices to safeguard students against the potential second wave of the virus outbreak. In this proposal, we seek to develop analytical methods for modeling and mitigating the COVID-19...
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.

Monday, Jun 8, 2020
by Sharon Adarlo
Dong’s independent project for CSML, which was also adapted slightly from her ORFE senior thesis, concerns itself with irrigation modeling and evaluating the impact of irrigation strategies. “I am interested in water security, and I wanted to see how it relates to agriculture. Agriculture accounts for approximately 70 percent of global freshwater...
Monday, Jun 1, 2020
by Sharon Adarlo
In recent years, machine learning algorithms have become more ubiquitous in everyday life...
Monday, Jun 1, 2020
by Sharon Adarlo
The prize committee noted that Belshee, a politics concentrator, “deftly” deploys multiple methods — historical overview; policy analysis; and application of two models of quantitative data analysis, neural network modeling and game theory. “Her argument is persuasive,” the committee concluded, “and her presentation of data, including her...
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.

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