Samuel Lucas, Professor

Closed (1) Attention and Accolades: Patterns and Determinants

Applications for Fall 2017 are now closed for this project.

The aim is to construct tools for scraping two types of web-sites to obtain two different types of data. The ultimate aim is to study the patterns in the bestowal of attention and accolades.

Their role is to help in determining and implementing the best strategy for scraping information.

Qualifications: Knowledge of python necessary. Other programming software knowledge a plus. Must be available for bi-weekly meetings Thursdays 1-2pm.

Weekly Hours: 3-6 hrs

Off-Campus Research Site: Researchers will be able to conduct their work either on campus or elsewhere (a cafe, their apartment or dorm, the library, while flying, and more).

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