In a new study, Columbia computer scientist Kathleen McKeown outlines a more accurate method for extracting hourly updates from streaming news feeds during a crisis.
In a review paper in Science, Columbia's Julia Hirschberg explores the technology behind talking, translating machines.
Data science may help explain how a plankton-like invader has taken over the Arabian Sea food chain.
Data scientists are analyzing the words that students of stigmatized groups use in essays that have been linked to improved academic outcomes.
In an analysis of NYC medical records, Columbia data scientists find a link between birth month and an increased risk for 55 diseases.
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Our director, Kathleen McKeown, on the challenge of extracting and summarizing news from the Web in a crisis.
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