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    Futures Past Archive

    by  • May 15, 2016 • 2015-2016 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners

    Project Name: Futures Past Archive Grantees: Patrick Smyth and Hannah Aizenman Disciplines: English and Computer Science Funding Cycle: 2015-2016 Project Status: Cycle Complete As technology has become a more central part of daily life, science fiction has emerged from the fringes of literary consciousness to become a staple of mainstream culture. However, while interest in the field of...

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    Six Degrees of Occupation

    by  • October 3, 2014 • 2014-2015 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners

    Project Name: Six Degrees of Occupation Grantee: Eric A. Knudsen Discipline: Psychology Funding Cycle: 2014-2015 Project Status: In progress About the Project In recent years, talk of a “skills gap” in the United States’ workforce has become a point of contentious debate with many disputed explanations. One less frequently considered possibility is misplaced skill: cases in which people possess...

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    Clinical Research Tools for Rapid Assessment of Cochlear Health

    by  • October 3, 2014 • 2014-2015 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners

    Project Name: Clinical Research Tools for Rapid Assessment of Cochlear Health Grantee: Joshua J. Hajicek Discipline: Hearing Science Funding Cycle: 2014-2015 Project Status: Cycle Complete White Paper: PDIG-White-Paper-Hajicek About the Project Abstract: Individuals with normal hearing produce sounds from their ears. The ear has three main parts, the outer ear, middle ear, and inner ear. These sounds, called otoacoustic emissions...

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    Calculating the Politics of Aesthetics

    by  • October 3, 2014 • 2014-2015 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners

    Project Name: Calculating the Politics of Aesthetics Grantee: Alex Wermer-Colan Discipline: English Funding Cycle: 2014-2015 Project Status: Cycle Complete White Paper: PDIG-White-Paper-Wermer-Colan About the Project Calculating the Politics of Aesthetics uses digital humanities tools, from sentiment analysis to topic modeling, to study the reception of literary and cinematic works of art. The project’s primary purpose is to gather empirical evidence...

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    Networking Modern Prints in New York and Paris, 1880-1950

    by  • October 3, 2014 • 2014-2015 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners

    Project Name: Networking Modern Prints in New York and Paris, 1880-1950 Grantee: Britany Salsbury and Christina Weyl Discipline: Art History Funding Cycle: 2014-2015 Project Status: In progress About the Project Networking Modern Prints in New York and Paris, 1880-1950 aims to record and interpret the complex networks that promoted printmaking as it gained an increasingly prominent role within modern art. ...

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    Lazuri Talking Child Stories

    by  • October 2, 2014 • 2014-2015 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners

    Project Name: Lazuri Talking Child Stories Grantee: Peri Ozlem Yuksel-Sokmen Discipline: Psychology, Training Area Human Development Funding Cycle: 2014-2015 Project Status: In progress About the Project Lazuri Talking Child Stories illustrates a digital collection of two picture book stories for preschool children, developed in collaboration with Susan Wei (illustrator), Irfan Çağatay (editor), and native Lazuri voices (sound files in two Lazuri...

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