Projects

Working Groups

Through a combination of six working groups, BIDS fellows are addressing the major issues challenging advances in data-intensive research.

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Berkeley Ecoinformatics Engine

Predicting biodiversity responses to global environmental change is a huge challenge that requires a holistic understanding of the complex interactions...

BIDS Machine Shop

As more scientific fields move to intersect with computation, a need arises for software tools that can bridge the gap between the matter under...

CerviCal

CerviCal is the cervical cancer project that uses large databases of Pap smear images for the analysis and pre-screening of massive amounts of cells ...

Cesium ML

Cesium is an end-to-end machine learning platform for time-series, from calculation of features to model-building to predictions. Cesium has two main...

Data Science Discovery Program

The Data Science Discovery Program (formerly known as the BIDS Collaborative) provides...

Deciding Force

The Deciding Force (DF) project is classifying information from more than 8,000 news articles describing more than 35,000 events in which police and the...

Environment and Society: Data Sciences for the 21st Century (DS421)

Environment and Society: Data Science for the 21st Century (DS421) is a new National Science Foundation Research Traineeship interdisciplinary graduate...

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GraphXD

GraphXD connects scientists, researchers, and theorists interested in graphs from a variety of fields. Inspired by...

Image XD

Incredible advances are being made in image processing techniques and tools, but the scientists who use them typically don’t have the opportunity to...

Moorea Island Digital Ecosystem Avatar (Moorea IDEA)

The IDEA Consortium is an open science initiative in systems ecology, conducting the basic scientific research needed to build use-oriented...

NumPy

NumPy is the fundamental package for scientific computing with Python. It contains, among other things, the following:

  • A...

Project Jupyter

Project Jupyter is a community of open-source developers, scientists, educators, and data scientists. Its goal is to build open-source tools and create...

rOpenSci: Transforming Science through Open Data

rOpenSci is a software collective that provides R-based tools to enable access to scientific data repositories, full text of articles, and science metrics...

scikit-image

scikit-image is a collection of algorithms for image processing implemented in the Python language. It is available...

SNAP Benefit Adequacy

SNAP benefits (or food stamps) are set at the national level without regard to local food prices. SNAP Benefit Adequacy researchers seek to...

Software Carpentry

Software Carpentry is a volunteer organization whose goal is to make scientists more productive and their work more reliable by teaching them...

Text Thresher

Text Thresher improves the social science practice of content analysis, making it vastly more transparent and scalable to hundreds of thousands of...

TextXD

TextXD aims to foster cross-pollination among researchers who work with natural language data, whether they identify as computer, social, data,...

The AstroPy Project

The AstroPy Project is a community effort to develop a single core package for astronomy in Python and foster interoperability between Python astronomy...

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The Hacker Within

The Berkeley chapter of The Hacker Within is now the ...