Rebecca Carter Steorts
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Assistant Professor of Statistical Science, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Assistant Professor of Computer Science
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Office 216 Old Chemistry
Phone (919) 684-4210
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My research interests are in computationally scalable approaches to social science applications, where I focus on recovering high-dimensional objects from degraded data and determining how to recover the underlying structure. Methods used for this are entity resolution, small area estimation, locality sensitive hashing, and privacy-preserving record linkage as applied to medical studies, fmri studies, human rights violations, and estimation of poverty rates in hard-to-reach domains.