Computational Humanities, Data+
Heidi Smith (CS, English) and Biniam Garomsa (DataScience, Math) spent ten weeks building tools to assist the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library’s mission of finding and describing historically marginalized voices within their collections. The team performed extensive data wrangling, including modern optical character recognition techniques, with the...
This project is also part of Duke’s first Climate+ cohort. Duke Data+ students, in collaboration with Dr. Emily Bernhardt (faculty advisor) and Audrey Thellman (graduate student) will evaluate how changing ice and snow conditions are impacting river ecosystems through classified ice imagery. Currently, our team has data from 7 field...