Dr. West and Jason Portenoy have a new book chapter in the recently published, Big Data Is Not a Monolith, from MIT Press. Their chapter is called, "The Data Gold Rush in Higher Education".
Dr Spiro, along with DataLab PhD students Nina Cesare and Li Zeng, will be at the 2016 Social Informatics Conference this week. Cesare and Zeng will both be presenting new research.
Dr. Spiro and Dr. Andrés Monroy-Hernández (Microsoft Research) have a new article, Shifting Stakes: Understanding the Dynamic Roles of Individuals and Organizations in Social Media Protests, in PLOS ONE.
DataLab PhD student Shawn Walker wrote about the need for more transparency and access for political data in Culture Digitally to articulate what the election reveals about his own inquiry, and what our agenda as scholars in the world needs to be for the next four years.
DataLab PhD student gave an invited talk entitled 'Examining the Authenticity and Reliability of Social Media Datasets' at GESIS Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences in Köln, Germany.
Yea-Seul Kim and Dr. Hullman's work on lexical simplification of scientific jargon will be presented at EMNLP 2016.
Dr Hullman will present work on evaluating uncertainty visualization, transparent statistics, and critical visualization at IEEE InfoVis 2016. Zening Qu and Dr. Hullman will present work on tools for designing consistent visualization sets.