On the Record: Behind the Algorithm - Using Data to Solve Urban Challenges
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Computer science expert Naren Ramakrishnan, the Thomas L. Phillips Professor of Engineering and the director of the Discovery Analytics Center, talks about how government leaders and urban planners are using data to predict behavior patterns and offer solutions to local challenges. Ramakrishnan spoke at a Virginia Tech On The Record media event on Jan. 24,at the Arlington Research Center. “On the Record” – a series of regular media roundtables -- was launched by the university’s Media Relations team last fall with a goal of elevating Virginia Tech research and connecting our faculty to reporters from national and trade publications.