Two McGill Projects Win Digging Into Data Challenge

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Published: 17Dec2009

Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology), announced yesterday the winners of a new international competition, the Digging into Data Challenge. The eight winning teams include two separate projects with McGill researchers, Ichiro Fujinaga and Michael Wagner. Digging Into Data Challenge is a partnership between four leading research agencies: SSHRC; the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH); the National Science Foundation (NSF); and the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC), of the UK. The Digging into Data Challenge promotes innovative humanities and social science research using large-scale data analysis.