The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Conversational Toxic Comment Classification on Wikipedia Talk Pages

Amir Alvandi, a Statistics PhD candidate at UMass Amherst, has completed a study on Conversational Toxic Comment Classification for DACSS 697 D Text-as Data this spring. More >


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DACSS - Microsoft Technology Center field trip

Students in the Data Analytics and Computational Social Science program (DACSS) had the opportunity to tour the Microsoft Technology Center to introduce them to the current work being done in the industry.    More >


DACSS Graduate Student Organization(GSO) bags 17th Annual Sammies Award

The 17th Annual “Sammies” Student Life Awards is hosted by Student Engagement & Leadership to highlight all the great things that our Registered Student Organizations (RSOs), Graduate Student Organizations (GSOs), agencies, student businesses, and student leaders do.  More >


DACSS Grad Winter Session Courses Announced

Thinking about winter session? We've got a great selection of courses you can take to get caught up (or get ahead!) this winter. Winter session will run from Dec. 17th through Jan. 24th. Register today on SPIRE! More >


AY 2022-2023 Course Schedule (On Campus)

Looking for a DACSS course to improve your technical skills? Check out what courses will be available in AY 2022-2023 on campus. (Subject to change, check Spire for confirmation.). More >