2014/2015 QMeHSS Workshop (10/17/2014)

Dear Colleagues,


Our next Workshop on Quantitative Methods in Education, Health and the Social Sciences (QMEHSS) will be on Friday, October 17th from 11:00-12:30 and will be presented by Dr. Forest Gregg. The seminar will be held in the NORC conference room 344. NORC is located at 1155 E. 60th Street. We hope that you will be able to join us in another engaging discussion.


Learning Neighborhoods

Forest Gregg

University of Chicago


Using internet online classified listings, we can get large volumes of claims that specific locations are part of neighborhoods. These claims can serve as a proxy measure of perceived neighborhood areas. Using some probabilistic graphical models, we can learn what physical and social factors organized neighborhood perception.

Link to Learning Neighborhoods paper