ProjectsThree projects were completed during this course: Project 1 analyzes numerical data using Excel, Project 2 analyzes textual data using Python, and the Final Project combined tools to pursue any computational problem. Note that some of these sites are only accessible with a Brown login.
- Win Here, Win Everywhere?
- Voting Patterns from Neighboring States
- Partisanship in the Senate
- Age in Senate Voting Patterns
- Race & Gender in The House
Race & Religion
- Do higher dropout rates exist in states with a higher percentage of minorities?
- The Effect of a non-English Speaking Population on SAT Scores
- Asian-American Privilege
- Age and Religious Knowledge
- Sexual Behavior and Religiosity
- Is GDP growth an indicator of a country's developmental stage?
- Human Rights & GDP
- Economic Growth Prediction
- Health & Wealth
- Crime Reporting Rates and the Number of Law Enforcement Personnel
- Crime Reporting Rates and Population
- Rape Reporting Rates and Population
Health & The Environment
- Healthy Communities in America
- Are we on the path to a cleaner future?
- Comparative Nutrition
- How has the recession affected American health?
- Which food has the best nutritional quality?
- Nutrition Data for Fast Food
- Entrepreneurial States of America
- Crash Ratings and Stock Prices
- Are shorter songs more successful?
- Evaluating Cities: Where Should I Live?
- Ratty vs. V-Dub
- Flag Colors
Recent Republican Debates
- Obama at the Republican Debates
- Speaker Wordiness
- Reagan Recollection
- Republican Presidential Candidates and Immigration Language
Other Political Transcripts
- "Change" in Inaugural Addresses
- How Readable are Presidential Speeches?
- Presidential Speechwriters
- The "Decline of Language" in the State of the Union Speeches
- Political Language by Party
- Science & Religion in the Presidential Primaries
- Textual Analysis of the Palestinian Israeli Conflict
Literature & Writers
- Hemingway vs Fitzgerald
- How Approachable is Don Quijote?
- Is Iago the Most Prominent Character in
- Iago's Speech Patterns in
- The Evolution of a Dickensian Writing Style
- Word Pairs in
A Tale of Two Cities
- Iago's Speech Patterns in
- Why are Some Books More Popular than Others?
- Sentence Length and Book Popularity
- Gertrude Stein's Parts of Speech
Population Growth & Movement
- Visualizing Latter-Day Saints (LDS) Growth
- Population Change in Australia over the Last Century
Literature, Writing Styles, & Writing Awards
- Comparing Simple and Standard Wikipedia
- Complexity of Popular Writing Styles from the 18th to the 21st Centuries
- Pulitzer Prizes for Journalism
Brown & Providence
- Critically Reviewed
- Eat to Live or Live to Eat? That is the Question!
- Find Your Ideal Study Abroad
Economics, Education, & Business
- Investment Analysis
- Patents per Capita
- Standardized Tests and Graduation Rates
- Teen Births, Unintended Pregnancies, Religion, and Median Income -- Oh My!
- Grocery Stores and Income
- Cancer Screening Rates