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Dr Paola Oliva-Altamirano discusses the evolution of CLASSIEfier at Melbourne's YOW! Data conference.

October 2, 2019

The resident data scientist at Our Community's Innovation Lab, Dr Paola Oliva-Altamirano, spoke at the YOW! Data conference in Melbourne earlier this year about the evolution of CLASSIEfier, a tool developed to classify grants automatically without human intervention. She also discussed other recent data-related developments at Our Community.

In the video above, Dr Oliva-Altamirano explains how CLASSIEfier evolved naturally following the creation and implementation of CLASSIE - Australia's first unified taxonomy to classify funding, using datasets pulled from the grants management software SmartyGrants.

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