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Analytical Exploration for Duke Development


Natalie Bui (Math/Economics), David Cheng (Electrical & Computer Engineering), and Cathy Lee (Statistics) spent ten weeks helping the Prospect Management and Analytics office of Duke Development understand how a variety of analytic techniques might enhance their workflow. The team used topic modeling and named entity recognition to develop a pipeline that clusters potential prospects into useful categories.

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Disciplines Involved:

Anthropology, Economics, Psychology, All quantitative STEM

Project Leads:

Stephen Bayer, Associate Vice President for University Development

Natalie Spring, Duke University Development

Project Manager: William Gerhard

Learn More:
View the 2017 Data+ Development Project Here!
View the 2016 Data+ Development Project Here!



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