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Can Machine Learning Models Predict Reality TV Winners? The Case of Survivor
Since its creation in 2000, the show Survivor has dropped approximately 20 contestants in a remote location and forced them to hunt for their own food and build their own shelter. While a test of physical endurance, the social dynamics and strategy are what make the...Read more about Can Machine Learning Models Predict Reality TV Winners? The Case of Survivor
Twitter Text Analysis: A Friendly Introduction, Part 2
The code for this blog post is available in this GitHub repository. You can also follow along in this ...Read more about Twitter Text Analysis: A Friendly Introduction, Part 2
Using Artificial Intelligence to Help Write Code
What is ChatGPT?
ChatGPT is a natural language processing (NLP) model that has emerged as a powerful tool for a wide variety of use cases. Created by OpenAI using a deep learning model trained through reinforcement...Read more about Using Artificial Intelligence to Help Write Code
Black History Data
D-Lab is excited to share with you the publication of two articles and associated datasets on which D-Lab staff and student researchers worked in collaboration with Prof. Bryan Wagner, PI of the Louisiana Slave Conspiracies Project (...Read more about Black History Data
Testing for Measurement Invariance using Lavaan (in R)
What is Measurement Invariance?
In recent years, there has been an increasing interest in measuring specific unobserved constructs such as individuals’ attitudes,...Read more about Testing for Measurement Invariance using Lavaan (in R)