Welcome to QAPS
The Program for Quantitative and Analytical Political Science (QAPS) was established in 2009 to support theoretical and quantitative research in political science and its dissemination. We support graduate students through QAPS fellowships, host post-doctoral research fellows, offer statistical and formal theory consulting, hold quantitative skills workshops, throw conferences, and organize the Quantitative Social Science colloquium.
After four and a half years at QAPS., Will Lowe is leaving the university to become Senior Research Scientist at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin. This position at QAPS will not be refilled, so until further notice this means that:There will be no more QAPS computational skills workshops The consulting service will run a…
Reminder: This morning's QAPS workshop (April 3, 2019) has been canceled.
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This workshop introduces the basic infrastructure for statistical text processing in R using the quanteda package. We will focus on corpus construction, and exploratory data analysis. Time permitting we will discuss tools for text acquisition and cleaning.Prerequisites
The workshop will assume basic R competence.…
Computer vision meets fairness
Computer vision systems are pervasive: from sorting postal mail to unlocking a phone with FaceID to playing a game with Kinect, this technology is shaping more aspects of our lives than we sometimes realize. Yet more and more historical societal biases are making their way into these…
Ryan P. Adams
Department of Computer Science, Princeton University