Data Manipulation: Converting XER Files for Analysis; The Struggle over DSM-5 in Psychiatry

Tarashansky, Vlad, School of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Virginia
Norton, Peter, EN-Engineering and Society, University of Virginia
Morrison, Briana, EN-Comp Science Dept, University of Virginia

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BS (Bachelor of Science)
XER, DSM-5, Psychiatry

School of Engineering and Applied Science

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Technical Advisor: Briana Morrison

STS Advisor: Peter Norton

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