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UMSI researchers take home awards at 2019 Web Conference

Researchers at UMSI earned awards for best paper and best poster at the 2019 Web Conference in San Francisco.

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Libby Hemphill receives Anti-Defamation League fellowship

Her project will use machine learning to detect instances of supremacist speech online. 

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Using deep learning to get a representative sample of the general population from social media

 

In a new study, David Jurgens and a team of researchers present a method to accommodate and adjust for sampling bias in social media data.

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Fighting fire with data

School of Information students are using information to make the City of Fort Myers safer.

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Brooks and Schaub to study intersection of privacy and bias in learning analytics

A $50,000 grant from the Spencer Foundation will fund new research into predictive models of student success.  

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UMSI researchers to present at 2019 Web Conference

Five School of Information researchers will present full papers and three will present a short paper at the 2019 Web Conference (WWW).

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ICPSR awarded 2019 National Medal for Museum and Library Service

The Institute of Museum and Library Services has awarded a 2019 National Medal for Museum and Library Service to ICPSR at the University of Michigan.

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UMSI researcher among first to study Facebook data

Assistant professor Ceren Budak will be among the first to have access to privacy-protected Facebook data to study social media’s impact on democracy in the U.S.

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Designing better apps for students with special needs

Gabriela Marcu employs IT to help students with special needs, their teachers and parents.

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Beyond the sticky note: Using augmented reality to enhance the affinity diagram

PhD student Hariharan Subramonyam and associate professor Eytan Adar have received a Best Paper Award from the 2019 ACM CHI conference.

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