machine learning

Explainable Health Risk Predictor with Transformer-based Medicare Claim Encoder

In 2019, The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) launched an Artificial Intelligence (AI) Health Outcomes Challenge seeking solutions to predict risk in value-based care for incorporation into CMS Innovation Center payment and service …

Narratives and Needs: Analyzing Experiences of Cyclone Amphan Using Twitter Discourse

People often turn to social media to comment upon and share information about major global events. Accordingly, social media is receiving increasing attention as a rich data source for understanding people's social, political and economic experiences …

Reg2Vec: A Spatial Mapping of Economic Regulation

In this study, we use word and document embedding techniques from natural language processing to contextualize policymaking in U.S. federal agencies. We specifically look at a range of agencies responsible for economic regulation and train a model …

Clustering to Identify States for Hidden Markov Models: Applications for Macroeconomic Time Series

Regime switching is a common modelling tool in macroeconomics used in an attempt to explicitly model structural shifts observed in the data. However, these structural shifts are usually unable to be identified. Researchers usually assume the number …

Central Bank Communication and the Yield Curve: A Semi-Automatic Approach using Non-Negative Matrix Factorization

Communication is now a standard tool in the central bank's monetary policy toolkit. Theoretically, communication provides the central bank an opportunity to guide public expectations, and it has been shown empirically that central bank communication …

Amphan: Analyzing Experiences of Extreme Weather Events using Online Data

Data Science for Social Good, Solve for Good

Creating Anime Characters with a DCGAN

Training a DCGAN to generate anime character faces


Developing a word and document embedding model for speeches by the Federal Reserve

Improving Workplace Safety through Proactive Inspections

2018 Data Science for Social Good Fellowship

Natural Language Processing: An Application in Public Policy

Repository for PyCon Ireland 2018 session