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Data-Driven Design: a conversation with Mark Fuge

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The Business of Government Radio Hour, hosted by Michael J. Keegan, features a conversation with a federal executive who is changing the way government does business. The executives discuss their careers and the management challenges facing their organizations. Guests include administrators, chief financial officers, chief information officers, chief operating officers, commissioners, controllers, directors, and undersecretaries.


What is Data-Driven Design? What are some of the key challenges in this area? How are Data-Driven Design models being used in government? Join us as we explore these questions with Mark Fuge, Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, at the University of Maryland.


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Dr. Fuge’s research focuses on developing machine learning algorithms that learn from and subsequently aid human design and creativity; a mixture of topics that he calls Design Informatics. This involves using a combination of artificial intelligence, machine learning, computational linguistics, ethnography, human-computer interaction, social science, and crowdsourcing techniques to analyze and build web-based software tools for designers on top of scalable machine learning systems.


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Michael J. Keegan, Leadership Fellow, IBM Center for The Business of Government

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