News from the Cornell NCRN node

  • LDI Replication Project looking for undergraduate researchers Wed, Jan 27, 2016 - We are looking for up to 6 students to work on the LDI replication project as undergraduate researchers.
  • JAGS 4.1 RPM packages released. Wed, Jan 20, 2016 - We provide packaging support for JAGS (Just Another Gibbs Sampler). Version 4.1 was recently released, and binary packages are now available. More details at https://www.ncrn.cornell.edu/software/jags-for-rhel-centos-opensuse/.
  • Abowd will lead Census Bureau’ Research and Methodology Directorate Thu, Dec 10, 2015 - ILR Professor, Director of the Labor Dynamics Institute, and Principal Investigator of the Cornell NCRN node John M. Abowd will join the U.S. Census Bureau as associate director for research and methodology and as chief scientist, Census Bureau Director John H. Thompson announced today. The appointment is effective June 1. Abowd will lead research centers devoted to domains of investigation…
  • Release of version 2.8 of the Comprehensive Extensible Data Documentation and Access Repository (CED²AR) Tue, Dec 8, 2015 - The Cornell node of the NSF-Census Research Network has released source code and binaries for version 2.8 of the Comprehensive Extensible Data Documentation and Access Repository (CED²AR) software. Notable additions include support for neo4j (graph database) and crowdsourcing (see also our other announcement and a short demo). Source code and downloadable software can be found at https://github.com/ncrncornell/ced2ar/releases/tag/2.8.1.
  • Demonstration of CED²AR crowdsourcing features Tue, Dec 8, 2015 - We recently presented on the new crowdsourcing features of CED²AR. Below is a video demonstration of those features:

News from the NSF-Census Research Network