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UC Riverside students analyzed county’s homeless survey data


The Riverside County Department of Public Social Services received some welcome help from UC Riverside with the 2019 point-in-time, or PIT, count of homeless residents.

Paea LePendu, a computer science professor of teaching with expertise in artificial intelligence and data science, directed a team of undergraduates who took to the streets before dawn on a cold winter morning to help with the count. The team also wrote sophisticated computer programs to sort, analyze, and present the data. The successful effort marked the first collaboration between Riverside County and UC Riverside on the count.

More details at https://insideucr.ucr.edu/stories/2019/06/06/uc-riverside-students-analyzed-countys-homeless-survey-data