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Debbie Yuster

Debbie YusterAssistant Professor of Data Science and Mathematics

Year Joined RCNJ: 2020

Contact Information


  • Ph.D., Mathematics, Columbia University
  • B.A., Mathematics (concentration in Computer Science), Cornell University

Courses Offered:

  • Introduction to Data Science
  • Ethics for Data Science
  • Linear Algebra
  • Scientific Problem Solving with Python

Research Interests:

  • Combinatorics
  • Polyhedral Geometry
  • Machine Learning

Recent Publications

  • E. Kupin and D. Yuster. Generalizations of the Goulden-Jackson cluster method. Journal of Difference Equations and Applications, 16:12:1463-1480, 2010.
  • M.C. Rogers and D. Yuster. Insights from math-science collaboration at the high school level. In BioMath in the Schools, edited by M. Cozzens and F. Roberts, DIMACS Series in Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science, Vol.76, 2011.
  • I. Hallgrímsdóttir and D. Yuster. A complete classification of epistatic two-locus models. BMC Genetics, 9:172008.
  • P. Huggins, B. Sturmfels, J. Yu, and D. Yuster. The hyperdeterminant and triangulations of the 4-cube. Mathematics of Computation, 77(263):1653-1679, 2008.
  • J. Yu and D. Yuster. Representing tropical linear spaces by circuits. In Proceedings of FPSAC ‘07, 2007.
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