Brett Lantz

Brett Lantz

Brett Lantz has spent the past 10 years using innovative data methods to understand human behavior. A sociologist by training, he was first enchanted by machine learning while studying a large database of teenagers' social networking website profiles. Since then, he has worked on interdisciplinary studies of cellular telephone calls, medical billing data, and philanthropic activity, among others.

Webcast: Understanding Complexity by Clustering Data with Machine Learning and R
August 28, 2014
In this webcast, we'll explore how R's open-source clustering packages can discover patterns in large data and inform our understanding of complex sociological phenomena such as teenage identities.