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  • CAIS Seminar: Dr. John Prindle (USC) – Predicting Risk of Future Child Welfare Involvement

    Wed, Oct 17, 2018 @ 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

    Thomas Lord Department of Computer Science

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    Speaker: Dr. John Prindle, USC

    Talk Title: Predicting Risk of Future Child Welfare Involvement

    Series: USC Center for Artificial Intelligence in Society (CAIS) Seminar Series

    Abstract: Child maltreatment impacts a significant number of children per year and is typically not limited to one encounter with the system. Past records provide a wealth of information which may be used to supplement current maltreatment allegations. Machine learning algorithms in the form of Random Forests were applied to these data to predict risk of future child welfare outcomes, past and present factors.

    This lecture satisfies requirements for CSCI 591: Research Colloquium

    Biography: Dr. John Prindle is a research assistant professor with the Children's Data Network at USC. His current work focuses on the impact of childhood maltreatment on downstream services such as education and medical services.

    Host: Milind Tambe

    Location: Mark Taper Hall Of Humanities (THH) - 301

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Contact: Computer Science Department

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