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3 papers to be presented at Pac-Dev

The lab had three papers accepted for presentation at the 13th annual Pacific Conference for Development Economics (PacDev), one of the major annual conferences dedicated to development economics. Citation details are below: Aiken, E., and Blumenstock, J.E. (2020). Targeting Humanitarian...
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Blumenstock gives opening keynote at OECD

Pro Blumenstock will be giving the opening keynote “New Data Sources and Statistical Capacity: The Potential (and Limits) of Recent Innovations”, at the OECD. The event is part of a UN-organized conference on New Approaches to Capacity Development for Better...
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Papers to be presented at NeurIPS

We’ll be presenting two different papers at NeurIPS Joint Workshop on AI for Social Good and the Workshop on Machine Learning for the Developing World: Rolf, E, Simchowitz, M, Dean, S, Liu, L, Björkegren, D, Hardt, M, and Blumenstock, JE (2019). Balancing Competing...
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Papers accepted at AAAI and WWW

PhD student Raza Khan and Lab director Joshua Blumenstock had a paper accepted at AAAI: Khan, MR, and Blumenstock, JE (2019). Multi-CGN: Graph Convolutional Networks for Multi-View Networks, with Applications to Global Poverty, The Thirty-Third AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2019), Honolulu, HI...
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Paper published in Science

Prof. Blumenstock’s paper, The strength of long-range ties in population-scale social networks, was published in the current issue of Science.

NeurIPS ML4D keynote

Prof. Blumenstock will be giving a keynote address at the NeurIPS workshop on Machine Learning for the Developing World (ML4D) in Montreal.