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.
We are happy to announce exciting updates from QAPS! We recently welcomed Tolgahan Dilgin as the QAPS Statistical Services Manager. For those who remember Will Lowe, Tolgahan will be serving in a very similar role. Stay tuned for updates on our upcoming workshops, and for information on how to utilize our consultancy services.
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
Back in the mists of time, before there was Mac or Windows, there was, and still is, Unix. Unix is the preferred choice for running servers - from the servers that make up most of the internet, to the cloud resources you might rent from Amazon, Microsoft, or Google, and all of Princeton's high performance computing clusters. So if you think you…