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University of Michigan School of Information

David Jurgens

David Jurgens

Assistant Professor of Information, School of Information and Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, College of Engineering Email: Phone: 734/763-2285
Office: School of Information/3341 North Quad Faculty Role: Faculty Potential PhD Faculty Advisor: Yes Personal website


Areas of interest

Natural language processing, computational sociolinguistics, computational social science, data mining


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Center for Social Media Responsibility awarded NSF Convergence Accelerator grant

A UMSI-led team at the Center for Social Media Responsibility has received a $750,000 grant from the National Science Foundation Convergence Accelerator to reduce the impact of misinformation on communication platforms.

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Michigan team competes in Amazon challenge to make AI more engaging

The team of twelve students is one of ten worldwide working to give Amazon’s Alexa more human-like conversational skills.

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