Transforming Data Science at UW–Madison and Beyond

Transforming Data Science at UW–Madison and Beyond – Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education Principal Investigator AnHai DoanProfessorComputer Sciences Co-Principal Investigators Brent HuethAssociate professorAgricultural and Applied Economics Miron LivnyProfessorComputer Sciences Project description Virtually all aspects of society are in some way driven by data collected, stored and analyzed to glean insights and guide decision-making, and a new field — data science — has emerged to study and advance those activities. Data science builds on computer science, statistics, mathematics, e-science and other disciplines to develop principles, algorithms and best practices for the generation, processing and use of data. A large proportion of data science research has focused on the data analysis step, this project focuses expertise on improving data preparation — the complex extracting, cleaning, matching and integrating step that…


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