Author Archives: Pati Ruiz

Partnerships for Change: Existing Partnership Trends in the CIRCLS Community

Executive Summary Introduction Existing Partnership Trends Transformations Partnership Structures Building Capacity Conclusion Acknowledgments Existing Partnership Trends in the CIRCLS Community Download the CIRCLS 2023 Community Report (PDF) by Aditi Mallavarapu and Shari Gardner Our community is formed by the awards made in NSF research programs, and thus to understand the community, it is important to […]

Artificial Intelligence and Education: What We’re Up To

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by Pati Ruiz I was recently asked for an overview of the AI and Education landscape and how we are participating in it. In addition to promoting equity and accountability in AI, here is a summary of our recent writing and research including key ideas from our work. We believe that AI systems should support […]

What is Data Science?

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Data science is emerging fast and a single definition of it has not yet been reached. In this blog, we presented six facets of data science, each highlighting a different perspective of the field. This multifaceted nature of data science may partially explain the difficulties associated with the efforts to define it.

Arun Balajiee Lekshmi Narayanan

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Arun Balajiee Lekshmi Narayanan is a Ph.D. student in the Intelligent Systems Program at the University of Pittsburgh. He researches Natural Language Processing and Applied Artificial Intelligence in Education. Research Interests: Educational technologies; AI in education; cognitive psychology Fun fact: I love to go on long walks and hikes in dense forest-like parks in the […]