Data Science

Data Science is the field of study that develops techniques and algorithms for efficient management and analysis of big data. This field employs mathematics, statistics and computer programming disciplines, and incorporates advanced techniques of data mining, machine learning and visualization. Baylor research in this field focuses on parallel computing, data modelling, natural language processing, and network data mining.

Faculty Involved

Dr. Greg Speegle
Dr. Speegle's research focuses on database and big data analysis, automatic integration of big data tools, and big data query processing.
 

Dr. Erich Baker
Dr. Baker's research focuses on bioinformatics, genomics, computational systems biology, knowledge-based discovery, systems modeling, and integrative data analysis.
 

Dr. Greg Hamerly
Dr. Hamerly's research foceses on machine learning, efficient and robust clustering, detecting photographic symptoms of disease, quantification of invasive freshwater species, text mining and critical analysis, collaborative learning, and competitive programming.
 

Dr. Young-Rae Cho
Dr. Cho's research focuses on bioinformatics, computational biology, bio-data mining, biological network modeling and analysis, and semantic analytics of genomic data.
 

Dr. David Lin
Dr. Lin's research focuses on information retrieval and natural language processing, sentiment detection from social media, and developing tools towards fake news detection.

School of Engineering and Computer Science

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