BDSS-IGERT Event - 2016-17 Research Rotation Poster Session

The Big Data Social Science IGERT (BDSS-IGERT) and the Program in Social Data Analytics (SoDA) invite all interested Penn State faculty, students, and researchers to attend the next Big Data Social Science event.
When Apr 14, 2017
from 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM
Where B001 Sparks - The Databasement
Contact Name
Contact Phone 867-2720
Attendees All interested members of the Penn State community are welcome to attend.
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Posters will be on display and the trainees will be available to discuss their ongoing work in their 2016-2017 research rotations. Please join us to see the projects, talk with the current group of trainees. All bolded names are current Trainees of the Big Data Social Science IGERT and students in the graduate program in Social Data Analytics.

Matthew Denny (Political Science), David Hunter (Statistics), and Bruce Desmarais (Political Science). "Network Structure in Joint and Row-Wise Marginal Distributions."

Carolynne Hultquist (Geography) & Guido Cervone (Geography). "Systems View of Flooding Assessment During Hurricane Matthew."

Ryan McMahon (Political Science), Zita Oravecz (HDFS), Fridolin Linder (Political Science), Eric Loken (Educational Psychology, U Conn). "Parallel Processing Approaches to Fitting Item Response Theory Models for Large-Scale Data in the Bayesian Framework."

Cassie McMillan (Sociology & Demography), Robert Faris (Sociology, UC Davis), and Diane Felmlee (Sociology). "With Friends Like These: Aggression from Equivalence and Amity."

Sayali Phadke (Statistics), Kari Lock Morgan (Statistics), and David Hunter (Statistics). "Modeling Spillover of Treatment Effect Through Networks."

Ben Sheng (Statistics), Xun Cao (Political Science), and Le Bao (Statistics). "Incorporating Social Science Covariates of the HIV Epidemic: Compilation and Analysis of Multiple Data Sources."

Michelle Pistner (Statistics) & Clio Andris (Geography). Institutions as Geographic Filters: A Case Study of Intellectual Flows at Penn State.

John Schoeneman (Political Science), Boliang Zhu (Political Science), and Bruce Desmarais (Political Science). "The Network of Foreign Direct Investment Flows."

Mark Simpson (Geography) and Alexander Klippel (Geography). "Immersive Analytics, Virtual Reality, and Decision-Making."

Amy Zhang (Statistics) and Diane Felmlee (Sociology). "You *&#*%!: Identifying Bullying Tweets." 

Robert Zuchowski (Sociology & Demography) and Stephen Matthews (Sociology & Demography). "Segregation Based on Both Home and Workplace Environments: The Case of the Atlanta MSA."


The event is open to all interested members of the Penn State community.

A light lunch will be served.