News

Don't Teach Math, Coach It

Monday, July 28 2014

An excellent New York Times article by Dr. Jordan Ellenberg of University of Wisconsin-Madison


Van Gogh and the Algorithm: How Math Can Save Art

Monday, July 21 2014

Robert Calderbank and Ingrid Daubechies are featured in a recent Time article on mathematical techniques to understand brush strokes and painting styles

http://time.com/2884058/math-art-van-gogh-duke/


Calderbank Receives Shannon Award

Monday, July 14 2014

Robert Calderbank, director of the Information Initiative at Duke (iiD) and the Charles S. Sydnor Professor of Computer Science, has been named the 2015 recipient of the Claude E. Shannon Award by the IEEE Information Theory Society.


Screening for Autism: There's an App for That

Thursday, May 22 2014

Researchers from iID create an automated video analysis tools to identify children on the autism spectrum earlier.


From Dataset to Bedside

Wednesday, April 16 2014

Duke researchers are leveraging Big Data to transform medicine. From Duke Science Review, Issue 2. Download the issue


Working Together to Change the Lives of Children and Families

Wednesday, April 16 2014

Two researchers at Duke, from disparate fields, are collaborating to create diagnostic tools that could lead to early identification of at-risk children through their Bass Connections team Information, Child Mental Health, & Society.


Hart Sculpture Dedication

Wednesday, March 26 2014

We will be celebrating connections among the arts, math and engineering as we dedicate “Geometry Ascending a Staircase,” the new four-part sculpture in the Pratt School of Engineering’s FCIEMAS atrium.


DataFest 2014

Wednesday, March 26 2014

DataFest2014, which took place over the March 21-23 weekend, was a blast with over 100 students participating from Duke, UNC, NCSU, and even a few visitors from Dartmouth! 112 students from 21 teams completed the event and presented their findings to our judges in order to be considered for the awards and glory.


Paint By Numbers

Wednesday, February 13 2013

Duke mathematician Ingrid Daubechies crunches artistic expression into a set of data points. And that may be a very good thing for the authenticity of art. From Duke Magazine


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