June 13, 2017

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June 9, 2017

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April 17, 2017

The City Health Dashboard: Organizing Public Health Data

Although health information and demographic data is widely available , we still lack the tools to analyze, explore, and organize that data in a meaningful way. Such is why, earlier this year, the City Health Dashboard was launched. This remarkable resource is the first of its kind: the Dashboard standardizes and aggregates data on health […]

April 14, 2017

Creating A Multi-Genre Corpus for Natural Language Inference

Although natural language processing (NLP) has made major strides in the last few years, to what extent can an NLP algorithm understand human sentences beyond a superficial read? Although they can computationally identify, count, or regurgitate individual words, phrases, and sentences, can they capture the meaning behind the words that they are handling? These questions […]

April 11, 2017

Can deep learning models learn like the human brain?

At last Thursday’s text as data seminar, professor Hong Yu from the University of Massachusetts Medical School explained the effort that she, along with her fellow colleagues, have made to incorporate human intelligence and cognitive functions to improve deep learning through new models. For instance, “Building an Evaluation Scale Using Item Response Theory,” is one […]