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Jana Diesner

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Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Library and Information Sciences

Jana Diesner is an Assistant Professor at the iSchool at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. She is also an affiliate at the Department of Computer Science and a 2015 Faculty Fellow at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA). Jana's research in human-centered data science and computational social science combines theories and methods from natural language processing, social network analysis and machine learning. In her lab, they develop and advance computational solutions that help people to measure and understand the interplay of information and socio-technical networks. They also bring these solutions into various application context, e.g. in the domain of impact assessment. For more information about Jana's work see

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