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Flatiron Institute Names Auditorium After Mathematician Ingrid Daubechies

Monday, June 24 2019

During a ceremony on June 19, 2019, the Simons Foundation’s Flatiron Institute dedicated its auditorium after Duke mathematician and physicist Ingrid Daubechies.


Kicking Off a Summer of Research With Data+

Thursday, June 13 2019

it’s going to be a busy summer for the more than 80 students participating in Duke’s summer research program, Data+.


Building Dictionaries for Machine Learning from Sparse Data

Wednesday, June 12 2019

Guillermo Sapiro's paper laying the foundations of modern machine learning earns a "Test of Time" award 10 years after its publication.


Student Stories: Nathan Liang

Tuesday, May 21 2019

Nathan Liang, an undergraduate studying psychology and neuroscience, talks about his participation in a Data+ 2018 project that explored portrayals of women in media.


Class of 2019: Using Math to Fight Gerrymandering

Friday, May 3 2019

Luke Farrell, a senior majoring in computer science and neuroscience, reflects on his experience with the Bass Connections project team Gerrymandering and the Extent of Democracy in America.


Drone Built by Duke Students Creates 3D Map

Tuesday, April 9 2019

Professor Maurizio Forte shared a video created by a drone — built by our Bass students and coordinated by Professor Michael Zavlanos — that shows an example of 3D automatic mapping of indoor and outdoor environments. The drone is part of Dr. Forte's work in cyberarchaeology technologies.


Duke Students Road-trip to DC to Hear Research They Worked on Cited by Supreme Court

Wednesday, March 27 2019

Two Duke students, Luke Farrell and Jake Shulman, got to see their research take center stage in the United States Supreme Court. The two seniors were part of a Bass Connections team whose research on the mathematics behind drawing districts was cited in the case's oral arguments and documents.


Duke Mathematics Has Its Day in Court

Tuesday, March 26 2019

Algorithms created by Duke's Jonathan Mattingly and his team are the principal evidence in NC partisan gerrymandering case before the Supreme Court March 26. 


How to Judge an AI Art Competition

Monday, March 25 2019

Judges for Duke's first +DataScience AI for Art Competition looked for pieces that were both pleasing and technically competent.


Plus Programs at Duke University

Monday, March 25 2019

The success of the Data+ program over the last few years has inspired other initiatives and departments at Duke to start their own “+” programs, providing students the opportunity to delve more deeply into research topics in their disciplines and with other disciplines in the university.


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