New site helps data tell COVID-19 story in real time

May 20, 2020

There were rich sources of information on COVID-19 out there. But while all that data had plenty to say about the times we are living in, it still took Grace Yi and her colleagues to help tell its story.

“Our group felt we should use our expertise and experience to tell the story of the pandemic in Canada from the statistical perspectives,” said the Computer Science and Statistical and Actuarial Sciences professor. “We could not let the data just sit there.”

Working with fellow Statistical and Actuarial Sciences professor Wenqing He, along with members of the Grace-Wenqing Data Science Research Group, the team developed a clickable map that depicts real-time situations about COVID-19 for each province in Canada.


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See the Covid-19 Canada website here.