Analyzing data on women’s roles in American film, a Data+ team showed that 40 percent of female roles in movies still fail the Bechdel test.
For ten weeks from May through July, a team of Duke students in the Data+ summer research program worked on developing ways to assess electricity access automatically, using satellite imagery.
Students participating in Data+ work in various project rooms in Gross Hall, sharing space with 1-5 other project teams that have something in common (project theme, programming language, etc.) On occasion, these project teams develop a great appreciation for each other. Watch our video on the unique environment in Gross Hall 351.
An international team from the U.S., Canada and the U.K. were awarded a three-year grant for the project. The team includes iiD faculty member Sayan Mukherjee.
An interdisciplinary team of Duke researchers, including iiD Associate Director Jerry Reiter, have been tackling the question, "do energy efficiency 'audits' really benefit companies over time?"—timely work as it applies to a long-running Department of Energy (DOE) effort that is slated for elimination under President Trump’s proposed budget.
The Duke University Board of Trustees has approved a new master’s degree program to help meet the need for well-rounded data scientists who can work with different industries and experts.
Duke General Surgery resident Shanna Sprinkle is leading iiD undergraduates in building a new educational database for Duke Surgery’s residency programs.The database will enable program directors to evaluate key performance metrics for residents and will serve as a valuable tool for surgical education research.
Former Duke postdoc Mauricio Delbracio and iiD faculty member Guillermo Sapiro developed an algorithm recently integrated into Adobe After Effects that makes blurred images caused by shaky footage a thing of the past.
On May 22, the Data+ 2017 Summer Program began with a Kickoff Breakfast attended by participants, clients, potential clients, faculty, and Duke administration.