BDSS-IGERT Event - 2017-18 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 20, 2018
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.

Shipi Dhanorkar (Informatics) and Anthony Robinson (Geography). "Citizen-government communication: An exploration using SeeClickFix data."

Sara Francisco (Sociology & Social Data Analytics) & Diane Felmlee (Sociology). "Wait, what did you just say? A semantic network analysis of cyber-aggression on Twitter."

Brittany Freelin (Criminology) and Corina Graif (Criminology & Sociology). " College opportunity and crime: The effect of College Promise programs on community crime."

Claire Kelling (Statistics & Social Data Analytics), Gizem Korkmaz (Biocomplexity, Virginia Tech), Corina Graif (Criminology & Sociology) and Murali Haran (Statistics). "Combining geographic and social proximity to model urban domestic and sexual violence."

Steven Morgan (Political Science & Social Data Analytics) and Prasenjit Mitra (Informatics). "Measuring US governor ideology: Unsupervised versus transfer learning approaches."

Michelle Pistner (Statistics & Social Data Analytics) and Aleksandra Slavkovic (Statistics). "Synthetic data via quantile regression."

Mark Simpson (Geography), Saurabh Bansal (Business), Danielle Oprean (Architecture), Caitlin Spence (Earth and Environmental Systems Institute), Alexander Klippel (Geography), and Klaus Keller (Geosciences). "Understanding decision support systems."

Xiaoran Sun (Human Development and Family Studies - HDFS), Guangqing Chi (Rural Sociology and Demography), Junjun Yin (Social Science Research Institute - SSRI), and Susan M. McHale (HDFS & SSRI). "Siblings' interactions and shared interests on Twitter: Analyses of a selected sibling sample based on archived Twitter data."

Amy Zhang (Statistics & Social Data Analytics) and Le Bao (Statistics). "Classifying research papers using their references." 

Robert Zuchowski (Sociology & Demography), Diane Felmlee (Sociology), and Alan MacEachren (Geography). "The network and geographic space of immigration-based Tweets."


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

A light lunch will be served.