Bhargav Desikan

Graduate Student, University of Chicago

Bhargav is currently a student in the MA in Computational Social Science program at UChicago. He spent the last two years working in France on statistical learning and doing a lot of work using python - He has published a book on doing Natural Language Processing using python, and has also published in the Journal of Machine Learning Research. He is very broadly interested in how ideas propagate, how technology and the internet has changed the way we live our daily lives, and in using Computer Science for Social Science research. He is currently working with the Knowledge Lab on understanding innovation in cities, and particularly how syllabi and publication data can be used to measure this.