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The official Jupyter Conference
August 22-23, 2017: Training
August 23-25, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Matt Burton

Matt Burton
Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh

Matt Burton is a visiting assistant professor at the School of Computing and Information at the University of Pittsburgh. His research interests include infrastructure studies, data science, and scholarly communication. Matt holds a PhD in information from the University of Michigan. His dissertation, Blogs as Infrastructure for Scholarly Communication, explored digital humanities blogging and the sociotechnical dynamics of web-centric publishing.


2:40pm–3:20pm Friday, August 25, 2017
Reproducible research and open science
Location: Nassau Level: Non-technical
Matt Burton (University of Pittsburgh)
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While Jupyter notebooks are a boon for computational science, they are also a powerful tool in the digital humanities. Matt Burton offers an overview of the digital humanities community, discusses defactoring—a novel use of Jupyter notebooks to analyze computational research—and reflects upon Jupyter’s relationship to scholarly publishing and the production of knowledge. Read more.