Archive of posts with category 'RAL'

Privacy disparity? Addressing privacy concerns in health disparity research

Background: Most research on identifying and understanding health disparities focused on measurement strategies and analytics design over administrative and survey data. What has received less attention, however, is the complex...

Polishing Up Data Privacy Protections

Nan Zhang, co-director of the Robust Analytics Lab (RAL), was recently featured in Kogod News discussing the implications of data protection regulations like the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation...

Key to Security and Privacy

Heng Xu, co-director of the Robust Analytics Lab (RAL), was recently featured in Kogod News discussing why cyber risk awareness is so essential, yet often lacking, for preventing data breaches....

AU Ed Talk: Data in the everyday

Heng Xu, co-director of the Robust Analytics Lab, will deliver one of the four AU Ed Talks in this year’s All American Weekend. Her talk, “Data in the Everyday”, will...

Privacy-Preserving Framework for Publishing Electronic Healthcare Records

In the 2018 Connections in Smart Health Workshop, Nan Zhang and collaborators presented a poster on their recent progress for an NSF-sponsored collaborative research project on “Privacy-Preserving Framework for Publishing...

Talk at UMD: Privacy Contextualization: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Heng Xu, co-director of the Robust Analytics Lab, will give a talk at the iSchool, University of Maryland, College Park, titled “Privacy Contextualization: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly”....

How your friends affect your privacy on Twitter

Among the existing solutions for protecting privacy on social media, a popular doctrine is privacy self-management, which asks users to directly control the sharing of their personal information through privacy...

About Us

Robust Analytics Lab brings together an interdisciplinary team of researchers to understand the reliability and robustness of data analytics, particularly in the context of its complex interplay with societal issues...

NSF Project: Robust Twitter Analytics

We gratefully acknowledge the National Science Foundation for their support on our project 1850605, “RR: Establishing and Boosting Confidence Levels for Empirical Research Using Twitter Data”.

NSF Project: Privacy regrets in smartphone usage

We gratefully acknowledge the National Science Foundation for their support on our project 1801539, “SaTC: CORE: Medium: Situation-Aware Identification and Rectification of Regrettable Privacy Decisions”.

Sep 26: Cybersecurity & Privacy Forum: Bridging Research & Practice

Update: See the event re-cap article in Kogod News.

National Academies Report on Open Data

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine today released a new report on “Open Data By Design: Realizing a Vision for 21st Century Research”, which introduces a framework of...

Talk on Reliable Research in Business Workshop

Heng Xu and Nan Zhang, Co-directors of Robust Analytics Lab, recently gave a joint talk titled “Open Data + Robust Workflow: Towards Reproducible Empirical Research on Organic Data” in the...