Carnegie Mellon University’s Delphi Group, the University of Maryland Social Data Science Center, and Meta receive two awards from the American Association of Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) for their work on the COVID-19 Trends and Impact Survey.
The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Special Feature, “Beyond Cases and Deaths: The Benefits of Auxiliary Data Streams In Tracking the COVID-19 Pandemic”, highlights Delphi papers, including:
The New York Times Magazine features Roni Rosenfeld in an article exploring efforts to forecast infectious-disease outbreaks, Inside the C.D.C.’s Pandemic ‘Weather Service’.
The American Statistical Association (ASA) presented the 2021 Statistical Partnerships Among Academe, Industry, and Government (SPAIG) award to Delphi and their COVIDcast collaborators.
Change Healthcare and Delphi announce the launch of new COVIDcast indicators using de-identified claims data from Change Healthcare.
We’ve welcomed 14 Google Fellows to Delphi and are excited to have them on board!
We launched our COVIDcast system, which makes available indicators related to COVID-19 activity level across the U.S. These indicators are derived from a variety of anonymized, aggregated data sources made available by multiple partners, and are publicly available at the COVIDcast endpoint of our Epidata API.
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We are focusing our efforts at this point on COVID-19 tracking and forecasting. We are adapting our existing systems, and developing new ones. Some of our regular activities may be halted as a result.
We were just named a national Center of Excellence for Influenza Forecasting by the CDC, one of two nationally. This is a 5 year designation.
And yet again! Our forecasting systems took the top spot in each of the three separate flu forecasting challenges of 2017-2018, out of up to 30 submissions. (Results summary.)
We did it again! Our two systems took the top two spots in the flu forecasting challenge of 2016-2017, out of 28 submissions. (Results summary.)
Our system took the top spot in the flu forecasting challenge of 2015-2016, out of 14 submissions. (Results summary.)