Dr. Leilani Battle #ShapeTheWorld @INWED1919 #INWED21
Dr. Leilani Battle leads the Battle Data Lab at the University of Maryland, where she is also an assistant professor. Dr. Battle’s research is focused on developing human-centered interactive tools for data science.
Before an analyst or organization can leverage their data for effective decision making, they first need to understand it; for example, how the data is structured, what the most relevant data attributes are, and what relationships may exist between these attributes. Systems designed for exploratory data analysis provide the kind of flexible, open-ended environment that analysts need to answer these questions, and exploratory data analysis is often considered the first step in a human-centered data science process.
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