New Paths for Better Estimation of Populations: Realistic Enterprise or a Fool’s Errand? with Joseph J. Salvo

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November 8, 2019 New Paths for Better Estimation of Populations: Realistic Enterprise or a Fool’s Errand? Abstract: It is hard to overstate the importance of population estimates for municipal decisions, especially regarding the planning and implementation of programs aimed at… Continue Reading New Paths for Better Estimation of Populations: Realistic Enterprise or a Fool’s Errand? with Joseph J. Salvo

Natural language interface for data visualization debuts at prestigious IEEE conference

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Research from NYU Tandon’s VIDA Lab leads to a system that lets people use simple English to create complex machine learning-driven visualizations (via NYU Tandon). BROOKLYN, New York – The ubiquity and sheer volume of data generated today give experts in virtually… Continue Reading Natural language interface for data visualization debuts at prestigious IEEE conference

Research Seminar with Assistant Professor Julia Stoyanovich, NYU Tandon

October 11, 2019 https://vimeo.com/366251690 TransFAT: Translating Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency into Data Science Practice Abstract: Data science technology promises to improve people's lives, accelerate scientific discovery and innovation, and bring about positive societal change. Yet, if not used responsibly, this same… Continue Reading Research Seminar with Assistant Professor Julia Stoyanovich, NYU Tandon

Research Seminar with Professor Maurizio Porfiri, NYU Tandon

October 11, 2019 https://vimeo.com/365850312 Engineering Participants’ Motivation in Citizen Science for Environmental Monitoring Abstract: In recent years, we have witnessed rapid growth in citizen science, where the non-professional public engages in various research fields, such as ecology, structural biology, astronomy, and… Continue Reading Research Seminar with Professor Maurizio Porfiri, NYU Tandon

Teams of mobile 3-D printing robots could fix bridges on Earth and build them to Mars

A multidisciplinary robotics team comprising of professors at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering are designing control systems for 3D printers on robotic arms atop mobile, roving platforms. Functioning in teams --a concept called collective additive manufacturing (CAM) -- these… Continue Reading Teams of mobile 3-D printing robots could fix bridges on Earth and build them to Mars

Research Seminar with Martina Balestra, Chenglu Jin, and Kim Mahler

September 20, 2019 Using Attractor Dynamics to Understand Self-Organization in Wiki Work https://vimeo.com/365859422Martina BalestraAbstract: Online peer-production is characterized by complex work dynamics across scale. But the relationship between behavior at the localized and collective levels is under-studied and, as a result,… Continue Reading Research Seminar with Martina Balestra, Chenglu Jin, and Kim Mahler