Edlab Seminar: Data Mining & Natural Language Processing to Enhance Search & Recommendation, with Ameya Karnad, Wednesday, 8/28, 12-1:30pm

500 Russell Hall / EdLab Seminar Space


EdLab is a research, design, and development unit at Teachers College, Columbia University. EdLab envisions and pilots knowledge projects for a fundamentally different education sector that is attuned to the emerging post-industrial world. EdLab engages in work that has the potential to contribute to the improvement of educational institutions today and the broader evolution and reconfiguration of future educational services.


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Data Mining and Natural Language Processing to Enhance Search and Recommendation, with Ameya Karnad, Wednesday, 8/28, 12-1:30pm


Amaya Karnad is a Columbia University Data Science Institute Scholar and EdLab Summer Intern. Amaya is nterested in the applications of Data Science to the Social Sciences, Public Policy, Political Sciences, and Education.




Past EdLab Seminars:


Library Archive Metadata and Visualization with Bingjun Li, Wednesday, 7/31, 12-1:30pm


Bingjun Li will share the results of his work on the Library Archive Metadata and Visualization Project. Li will start hi Ph.D. in Statistics at the University of Connecticut this fall to further conduct research and understanding of statistics and data science.


Utilizing Location Tracking In the Design of Learning Environments and Experiences, with Benjamin Shapiro, Wednesday, 8/14, 9am-3pm


Benjamin Shapiro is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the School of Interactive Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He completed his Ph.D. in Learning Sciences & Design as a member of the Space, Learning & Mobility Lab at Vanderbilt University's Peabody College of Education. His research and design integrates approaches from the learning and social sciences, information visualization and architecture to study how people engage and learn in relation to the physical environment and to develop information environments and experiences that allow people and organizations to explore, analyze, and make sense of data. His work has received awards from the computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL), computer-human interaction (CHI) and Vanderbilt communities. His work has also been published in other venues including the IEEE Vis Arts Program and the Innovative Learning Environments and Teacher Change (ILETC) Project in Melbourne, Australia.


Where: 500 Russell Hall / EdLab Seminar Space


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