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“Seeing Boston Neighborhoods through Administrative Data” is the blog for Big Data for Cities, a course offered by Northeastern University’s School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, and the introductory course for Northeastern’s Masters in Urban Informatics.

The posts that you will find here will describe the work being done by students in the course as they learn the skills of analyzing “big data” (i.e., large archives of administrative records) using up-to-date data sets provided by the City of Boston. The blog is broken up into four categories, reflecting the class’ four collaborative teams: ____

The insights here are preliminary and intended to spark discussion and new ideas, both for those in the class and those who visit. If you enjoy the posts and have any questions or thoughts, please feel free to share your comments with us.

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