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Oct 2 2017 | Stanford News
Posted in: CSS, IRiSS
Computer science graduate student Reid Pryzant and Stanford linguist Dan Jurafsky applied a machine learning technique to analyze more than 90,000 food and health-related product descriptions and their sales data on the Japanese e-commerce marketplace Rakuten.
Sep 25 2017 | Stanford News
Posted in: CSS, Faculty, IRiSS
Conversational software programs might provide patients a less risky environment for discussing mental health, but they come with some risks to privacy or accuracy. Stanford scholars Jeff Hancock, Arnold Milstein, and Adam Miner, discuss the pros and cons of this trend.
Aug 1 2017 | Stanford News
Posted in: CSS, Faculty, IRiSS
In a recent study, Assistant Professor of communication Angèle Christin finds a gap between intended and actual uses of algorithmic tools in journalism and criminal justice fields.
Jun 22 2017
Posted in: CPI, IRiSS
Stanford’s Center on Poverty and Inequality’s annual “State of the Union” report found profound and persisting inequalities in the United States in areas like employment, health and housing.
Jun 6 2017 | Stanford News
Posted in: CSS, IRiSS
Professors Jennifer Eberhardt and Dan Jurafsky along with other Stanford researchers detected racial disparities in police officers’ speech after analyzing more than 100 hours of body camera footage from Oakland Police. Jennifer Eberhardt is a former IRiSS fellow and Nick Camp, a graduate student...