Brooke Erikson (Economics/Computer Science), Alejandro Ortega (Math), and Jade Wu (Computer Science) spent ten weeks developing open-source tools for automatic document categorization, PDF table extraction, and data identification. Their motivating application was provided by Power for All’s Platform for Energy Access Knowledge, and they frequently collaborated with professionals from that organization.
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Disciplines Involved: Environmental Science, Ecology, Economics, all Quantitative STEM
Project Lead: Rebekah Shirley
Faculty Leads: Jonathan Phillips, T. Robert Fetter, Hannah Girardeau
Project Manager: Robert Fetter