News

Duke Launches Autism Research App with Global Reach

Thursday, October 15 2015

A team of researchers and software developers from Duke University and the Duke Medical Center—co-led by iiD’s Helen Egger and Guillermo Sapiro—has introduced a free iOS app to learn more about autism in young children living around the world.
 


In the News: Platypus

Friday, September 11 2015

People are excited about Platypus, the Photoshop plug-in tool that uses mathematical algorithms to allow art conservators to better analyze paintings using X-ray images. The software was developed by iiD faculty Ingrid Daubechies (Mathematics Department and Electrical and Computer Engineering Department) and David Dunson (Statistics Department) in partnership with the North Carolina Museum of Art.


Software Helps Art Conservators Clear the Cradling

Wednesday, September 9 2015

iiD's Ingrid Daubechies (Mathematics Department and Electrical and Computer Engineering Department) and David Dunson (Statistics Department) partnered with the North Carolina Museum of Art has partnered to develop an art conservation tool that helps analyze paintings using x-ray images.The software program is called Platypus.


Duke to Offer Open Online Courses in Data Analysis, Software Development

Thursday, September 3 2015

This fall Duke University will launch several new open online courses in two high-demand fields: data analysis and software development. The courses will be offered on online learning platform Coursera, and are intended to help individuals around the world build practical career skills. The first course starts September 15.


Accenture and Duke University Collaborate on Analytics Research

Friday, August 21 2015

Accenture and Duke University have formed an alliance focused on jointly developing new advanced analytics solutions to address real-world, client-specific business challenges. The Accenture and Duke University Analytics Research Program, which will have an initial focus on health management research, aims to bring together data, modeling and analysis to achieve sustainable business and patient outcomes.


The Foundry Open House and Dedication

Thursday, August 20 2015

We encourage the iiD community to attend the open house and dedication for the Foundry:
 
Thursday, September 3, 2015
4:30-6:00 p.m.
Gross Hall Ground Floor

Come explore Duke’s amazing new 7,600-square-foot “maker space,” where student teams, faculty, and staff can build ideas from the ground up! 

Join us for:


Jordan Hashemi: My Bass Connections Pathway

Monday, August 17 2015

Graduate student Jordan Hashemi explains why he choose to come to Duke—in part because of iiD and Duke's strong emphasis on interdisciplinary research.


How Fake Data Could Protect Real People’s Privacy

Friday, July 31 2015

An article published by the Atlantic describes Deputy Director of iiD Jerry Reiter's research program on methods for sharing data in ways that protect the confidentiality of data subjects' identities and sensitive attributes. This work comes out of grants supported by the National Science Foundation and is associated with two iiD projects that Jerry leads.


July 4 at Data+

Monday, July 6 2015

An update from our Lineage Logistics internship team on how they spent July 4:

“We grilled burgers while our physicist explained analytical and numerical methods for solving the heat equation. Anne Talkington and Rachel Yin worked with Chris Eckman, one of our analysts, to implement in Matlab. Fun times all around.


Duke to Offer Free Online Data-Analysis Courses Through Coursera

Tuesday, June 30 2015

Launching this fall, “Specialization in Data Analytics for Business” will help everyday professionals make the most of Big Data. The proposal for the course series arose from a meeting organized by the Information Initiative at Duke (iiD).


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