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Zhongjun Jin

Tool for structuring data creates efficiency for data scientists

Foofah is a tool that can help to minimize the effort and required background knowledge needed to clean up data.|Medium Read
Geoalign

Finding meaning in varied data

Jie Song devised a method to combine summarized datasets that group information by incompatible units.|Short Read
Michael Cafarella

Cafarella Receives VLDB Test of Time Award for Structured Web Data Search

This award is given to the VLDB paper published ten years earlier that has had the most influence since its publication. |Short Read
Large-scale data center

Designing a flexible future for massive data centers

A new approach recreates the power of a large server by linking up and pooling the resources of smaller computers with fast networking technology.|Medium Read
Graduation caps

Study maps careers of CS PhDs using decades of data

The researchers identified movement between industry, academia, and government work, tracked the growth of important organizations, and built predictive models for career transitions and employer retention.|Medium Read
Building online profiles

“Stitching” together a web user from scattered, messy data

Even though we interact with different web services in different ways, there are clues in the data that can indicate trends and identify a unique profile.|Short Read
Abstract lines connecting in space

$6.25M MURI project will decode world’s most complex networks

New tools could fight crime, protect financial system|Medium Read
Tara Safavi

CSE graduate student earns NSF Graduate Research Fellowship for research on data mining

Tara Safavi's research focuses on scalable and adaptive data mining algorithms using tools like hashing and sampling.|Short Read
Digital composite of human and robot hand

Improving communication between humans and robots in 20 noisy questions

Hero and his team may have discovered a better way to facilitate communication using a twist on the classic game of 20 Questions.|Medium Read

Benton Harbor partners with U-M researchers to bolster public transit

Surveys and electronic tracking will help boost transit efforts to connect residents with jobs.|Short Read
Alfred Hero

Alfred Hero illustrates common threads of complex networks in Distinguished University Professor lecture

Lecture part of highest professorial honor bestowed on U-M faculty.|Short Read
Data science program

Collaborative master’s program in data science announced

Students looking to use computational and statistical techniques to extract actionable knowledge from Big Data can now apply to the University of Michigan's Master's Program in Data Science.|Short Read