For the second consecutive year, the USC Shoah Foundation Institute was selected to participate as a sponsor organization in the UCLA Institute for Pure & Applied Mathematics’ Research in Industrial Projects (RIPS) Program. The RIPS program “provides an opportunity for high-achieving undergraduate students to work in teams on a real-world research project proposed by a sponsor from industry or the public sector."
This year, students Anna Kuznetsova, Rodrigo Mendoza Smith, Margo Smith, and Peter Sugihara used the Visual History Archive to study “geo-semantic mining and knowledge discovery for a large collection historical narrative." (Click here to learn more)
On August 23, the students presented their findings at the Institute.