Discovery Park Undergraduate Research Internship Program

"Identifying and assessing data mining tools for behavioral data"

About the Project

Project Time & Type:
Fall 2012 - DURI
Research area(s):
STEM
Project Description:
As a result of advances in cyberinfrastructure a vast amount of data of human behavior and organizations is being collected. Exploring and making sense of these data can bring an opportunity to social scientists to understand human behavior and learning. The purpose of this project is to identify different tools for mining data from cyberinfrastructure. Once identified a set of tools that can be used for this purpose the next step is to compare, contrasts, and evaluate them in terms of their features and functionality.
Expected Student Contributions:
The student will be involved in all stages including identifying a set of data mining tools and evaluating them.
Related Website(s):
http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~admagana/rocketed/ http://www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/rche/
Desired Qualifications:
minimum GPA of 3.0, completed a minimum of 30 credit hours of college courses, completed at least one college statistics/math course, willing to complete human subjects online training, responsible, strong work ethics.
Estimated Weekly Hours:
9
Department awards independent research credits for this project?
Yes, 3 credit hours

Professor in Charge

Name:
Magana deleon, Alejandra
Deptartment/College:
computer and information technology

Student Supervisor

Name:
Alejandra Magana
Title:
Assistant professor

Cooperating Faculty

Name:
William Collins
Deptartment/College:
Regenstrief Center