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  Judy Weng: Opening Doors with Open Source
  Judy Weng is a senior in Computer and Information Science (CIS), where she is also submatriculating to earn a masterís degree. A former member of the organizing team for PennApps, Weng is also a teaching assistant for two CIS courses. Here, she outlines the connection between open source software projects and how they can play a role in encouraging underrepresented minorities to pursue the field of computer science.
 
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  Hidden Meanings: Can Computers Identify Great Writing?
 
By looking at enough written material of a specific genre Ani Nenkova, associate professor in Computer and Information Science, says that statistical relationships begin to emerge in word choice and sentence structure, making it possible to sort written works by subjective criteria.
 
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  What Can Twitter Reveal About People With ADHD? Penn Researchers Provide Answers
 
What can Twitter reveal about people with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD? Quite a bit about what life is like for someone with the condition, according to findings published by Penn researchers Lyle Ungar,Professor in Computer and Information Science, and Sharath Chandra Guntuku in the Journal of Attention Disorders. Twitter data might also provide clues to help facilitate more effective treatments.
 
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  Vincent Liu is Networking the Cloud
 
Vincent Liu, Assistant Professor in Computer and Information Science, is a researcher with broad interests in network computing. His work bridges all layers of the networking stack, from hardware concerns to application and user demands. He was motivated to come to Penn because of its collaborative environment that supports cutting-edge work in his areas of interest.
 
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