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Math 412 - Topology with Applications
Highlights of Data Expedition: • Students explored daily observations of local climate data spanning the past 35 years. • Topological Data Analysis, or TDA for short, provides cutting-edge tools for studying the geometry ...
Signal, noise, and bias in yeast MNase-seq data
This is an optional challenge for students interested in applying what we have learned in class to a real computational genomics research problem; practicing the skills of using Python or R (or any other tool you wish) to ...
Exploring lemur olfactory communication
In Fall 2015, we (Kendra Smyth & Lydia Greene) led a Data Expeditions (DE) workshop in Advanced Research in Evolutionary Anthropology, a senior-level class on the research process. The goal of the workshop was to get students ...
ENV 350S / PUBPOL 280S Seminar in Marine Conservation Leadership
Duke PhD student Stephanie Stefanski recently taught a class focused on the process of designing, implementing, and analyzing the results from an economic valuation survey. The class was given as a module to inform the broader ...
STA 112, Data Science, Statcast
In this Data Exploration, students were introduced to baseball dataset Statcast, downloaded from baseballsavant.mlb.com, that included every pitch thrown in the first week of the 2016 season, with 21 characteristics. The ...
North Carolina Traffic Stops
Major League Baseball and National Basketball Association regular season data by team
With the rise of sports statistics, especially sabermetrics in baseball, statistics have proven crucial not only for managing teams and assessing player value, but also for forecasting team and individual performance. In ...
Math 412: Music + Topology
In this mini assignment you will explore an application of "sliding windows and persistence" on time series data (see Jose Perea's paper for more theory). Specifically, you will look at how to transform musical audio data ...