Top 10 Finalist in the Telecom Italia Big Data Challenge for "(Dis)assembling Milan with Big Data"

Congratulations to my group at UCSD (David A. Meyer, Megha Ram, David Rideout and Dongjin Song) for being selected as a top 10 finalist out of 652 teams in the Telecom Italia Big Data Challenge 2014. Check out the UCSD press release describing the project. My corner of the project focuses on using cell phone, [...]

Friendly News Coverage: May 2013 UCSD Team wins award for "Analyzing Social Divisions using Cell Phone Data"

My team in the Dpt. of Mathematics at UCSD headed by David Meyer and including Orest Bucicovschi, Megha Ram, David Rideout, and Dongjin Song won the “Best Scientific Paper” in the D4D Challenge for our work on mapping social cleavages in the Côte d’Ivoire using cell phone traffic. Check out Orange Telecommunication’s discussion of our [...]