Using Predictive Modeling: A Data Driven Approach To Impact Investment Strategies
June 18th, 2021

A predictive modeling approach from web scraping, data preparation and dataset building to an easy-to-use app deployment to identify best startups investment strategies.   Authors: Samruddhi Mhatre, Ruthvika Mohan, Aryan Gulati, and Urvi Chaudhary    Impact i

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How to Webscrape 700,000 PDFs for Natural Language Processing in 14 Hours to Help the Planet
March 6th, 2021

In order to identify financial incentives for forest and landscape restoration in LATAM, we needed to webscrape policy documents from government pages combining more than 1,300 keywords for each of the 108 targetted states. We did this 61x times faster (than using a lap

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Using AI To Prevent Gang Violence by Analyzing Tweets
April 26th, 2020

Applying AI and machine learning to understand gang language and detect threatening tweets related to gang violence.   The problem “Some believe that bolstering school security will deter violence, but this reactionary measure only addresses part of the problem. Inst

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