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*Added hulls around individual clusters to make more user friendly
*Added hulls around individual clusters to make more user friendly
<h2>Week Seven</h2>
*Further background reading
*Cultivating literature for paper

Revision as of 21:53, 13 July 2018

Mentor: Dr. Shion Guha
Lab Github: https://github.com/marquettecomputationalsocialscience
Personal Github:https://github.com/KatyWeathington

Week One

  • Orientation
  • Data discussion meeting and updating new team members on previous work and lab goals
  • Background reading on various spatial clustering algorithms and use of data science concepts in police departments

Week Two

  • Compiled a preliminary list of clustering algorithms sorted into family, with a note of potential sources of biases and a summary of the steps
  • Demonstrated a variety of clustering algorithms on random data
  • Explored Kernel Density Estimates

Week Three

  • Expanding a dictionary for sanitizing address data
  • RCR Training
  • Made a poster for upcoming Northwestern Mutual event
  • Opened API keys

Week Four

  • Added basemap to DBScan visualization
  • Created several DBScan clustering models of crime in Milwaukee
  • Presented research at Northwestern Mutual technology showcase at announcement of the Data Science Institute

Week Five

  • Reporting halfway progress
  • More DBScan and nearest neighbors based calculation of epsilon
  • Began developing theory and equation for a "wastage index"

Week Six

  • Implemented a K Nearest Neighbors plot to help identify optimal eps given a minPT value on certain subsections of the data
  • Added hulls around individual clusters to make more user friendly

Week Seven

  • Further background reading
  • Cultivating literature for paper