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. ...
There is an art to taking data and distilling it into a graphic that is clear, understandable and compelling. If done properly, mass amounts of information can be wrangled to tell a riveting story or reveal insights that were once hidden.
The Center for Statistics and Machine Learning (CSML) has awarded three undergraduate students financial support to help them pursue summer research projects from off-campus locations.
The machine learning techniques scientists use to predict outcomes from large datasets may fall short when it comes to projecting the outcomes of people’s lives, according to a mass collaborative study led by researchers at Princeton.