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NULab Core Faculty Nick Beauchamp featured on WGBH

Written on November 12, 2014 at 5:49 pm, by

Watch Prof. Nick Beauchamp, NULab Core Faculty member and professor of political science at Northeastern, discuss political behavior and what moves people to the polls on WGBH. Watch the clip here!

NULab Fellow Reading Group Series

Written on November 12, 2014 at 5:24 pm, by

The NULab Fellows are continuing their reading group series next week with a recent article on archival silence and digital methods recommended by Professor Ryan Cordell. We will meet┬ánext Wednesday, November 19th at noon in the DSC. A pdf is attached! The Image of Absence: Archival Silence, Data Visualization, and James Hemings Lauren F. Klein  Continue Reading »

IDV Lecture: Applying a grammar of visualization to millions of texts: the Bookworm Project

Written on November 12, 2014 at 4:55 pm, by

Applying a grammar of visualization to millions of texts: the Bookworm project Benjamin Schmidt, Assistant Professor at Northeastern University core faculty at the NuLab for Texts, Maps, and Networks Introduction: Isabel Meirelles, Northeastern University Wednesday, November 12th, 5.30pm Ground floor Auditorium, Visitor Center Leon street 40 Boston 02115 Abstract: Large textual collections in the humanities  Continue Reading »

Gephi Workshop with NULab Fellow Devin Gaffney

Written on November 6, 2014 at 2:57 pm, by

NULab Fellow Devin Gaffney, of the Network Science Department, will lead a workshop on November 5 at 1:00 pm on the network visualization tool Gephi. The workshop will be held in the Center for Complex Network Research, Dana Hall, 5th floor. The workshop will take place in two phases. Phase I, from 1:00-2:00 pm, will  Continue Reading »

Google updates flu prediction algorithm thanks to David Lazer

Written on November 4, 2014 at 5:24 pm, by

Thanks to a study by NULab co-director Professor David Lazer, Google has updated the algorithm it uses to predict flu outbreaks. Read more at the Wall Street Journal‘s blog.