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The Arts, Sciences, and Technologies of GIS

Geographic Information Systems, commonly known as GIS, is relatively a new field that incorporates an interdisciplinary approach to visualizing data. This field is, in a broad terms, an intersection between geosciences (such as geography and geology) and computer science (graphics, data, programming, statistics). The main purpose of GIS is to represent data in a layered …

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Johns Hopkins’ Data Science Program So Far

Johns Hopkins University is a world renowned institution known for their excellent medical research facilities. While the study of biology and chemistry is at the center of medicine, mathematics and computer science are becoming as important to the field of medicine. Quantitative methods of research as key to the understanding of epidemiology and public health. …

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