Welcome to my DREU webpage!
This summer, I'm working with Professors Carla Brodley and Andrea Danyluk, Heidy Khlaaf, and Emily Yu at Tufts University. We're creating a webcrawler to find female and minority computer scientists, which is actually rather difficult considering the fact that male computer scientists greatly outnumber female computer scientists. We plan to look into active learning techniques that will help us collect a better training set, which will in turn help us more accurately pick out the female computer scientists. Our project this summer is funded by DREU!
Read more about our project, or see my perspective on how it was through my weekly blog. Here is a copy of our final report.
More information about my mentors this summer:
Carla Brodley is a computer science professor at Tufts University. Her research mainly focuses on machine learning and knowledge discovery.
Andrea Danyluk is a computer science professor at Williams College. She also studies machine learning.
I'm a senior computer science and classics double major at Washington and Lee University.
Contact me: simkol11 at mail dot wlu dot edu