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Mathematics - Computer Science / Telecom - 06.08.2018
Realistic sounds for computer animation
By computing pressure waves cast off by rapidly moving and vibrating surfaces - such as a cymbal - a new sound synthesis system developed by Stanford researchers can automatically render realistic sound for computer animations.

Computer Science / Telecom - Administration - 03.08.2018

Computer Science / Telecom - Event - 03.08.2018

Career - Computer Science / Telecom - 02.08.2018
EU funding for young engineering researchers
EU funding for young engineering researchers
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) receives special recognition for excellent research in the engineering sciences: The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded future funding to three proje

Computer Science / Telecom - Innovation / Technology - 31.07.2018

Computer Science / Telecom - Electroengineering - 30.07.2018

Computer Science / Telecom - Environment - 27.07.2018

Innovation / Technology - Computer Science / Telecom - 26.07.2018
Teams Take Top Spots in Microsoft Localization Competition
Carnegie Mellon University alumni and students found their way to a firstand second-place finish in the fifth annual Microsoft Indoor Localization Competition , held this year in the Palácio da Bolsa in Porto, Portugal.

Computer Science / Telecom - Innovation / Technology - 25.07.2018
Smart Internet Lab welcomes the UK Government’s targets for the Future Telecoms Infrastructure
The University of Bristol's Smart Internet Lab welcomes the Future Telecoms Infrastructure Review, published this week, and particularly the new spectrum policy that will focus on securing a diverse set of innovative 5G services.

Health - Computer Science / Telecom - 25.07.2018
Experts explain how big data and AI will help patients
Big data and artificial intelligence (AI) are helping doctors make better treatment decisions and improve the delivery of care, say Imperial experts.

Computer Science / Telecom - Environment - 24.07.2018
Cambridge to appoint DeepMind Chair of Machine Learning
The University of Cambridge will establish a DeepMind Chair of Machine Learning, thanks to a benefaction from the world-leading British AI company.   This gift will not only enhance Cambridge's streng

Computer Science / Telecom - Psychology - 24.07.2018
Helping computers perceive human emotions
Helping computers perceive human emotions
MIT Media Lab researchers have developed a machine-learning model that takes computers a step closer to interpreting our emotions as naturally as humans do. In the growing field of "affective computing," robots and computers are being developed to analyze facial expressions, interpret our emotions, and respond accordingly.

Computer Science / Telecom - Electroengineering - 24.07.2018
UC San Diego Selected to Lead Development of Open-Source Tools for Hardware Design Automation
The University of California San Diego has been awarded $11.3 million over four years from DARPA to lead a multi-institution project which aims to develop electronic design automation tools for 24-hour, no-human-in-the-loop hardware layout generation.

Life Sciences - Computer Science / Telecom - 23.07.2018

Computer Science / Telecom - Physics - 19.07.2018
Eagle-eyed machine learning algorithm outdoes human experts
Artificial intelligence is now so smart that silicon brains frequently outthink people. Computers operate self-driving cars, pick friends' faces out of photos on Facebook, and are learning to take on jobs typically entrusted only to human experts. Researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Oak Ridge National Laboratory have trained computers to quickly and consistently detect and analyze microscopic radiation damage to materials under consideration for nuclear reactors.

Computer Science / Telecom - Innovation / Technology - 18.07.2018
Carnegie Mellon Partners with Bossa Nova To Bring Best-in-class Artificial Intelligence to its Data and Analytics for Retailers
Carnegie Mellon University announces a research partnership with Bossa Nova , the leading provider of real-time, on-shelf product data for the global retail industry, to develop and integrate artificial intelligence into service robots in retail stores nationwide.

Innovation / Technology - Computer Science / Telecom - 17.07.2018
The pros and cons of artificial intelligence
AI is set to trigger a major transformation in society. As soon as algorithms influence our voting habits or design school curricula, it is up to politics to limit the damage. A new study on the opportunities and risks of AI is now being conducted on behalf of TA-Swiss. Artificial intelligence (AI) is not just about the irritatingly charming face of a "humanoid robot" gazing inquisitively at us.

Life Sciences - Computer Science / Telecom - 17.07.2018
Data Science Initiative supports faculty research at UW-Madison
Ten highly innovative projects ranging from creation of a data pipeline for freshwater science data repositories to characterizing the variations of gut microbial composition with age and age-related

Computer Science / Telecom - Innovation / Technology - 12.07.2018
Artificial intelligence helps design an ultra-aerodynamic bike
Thanks to software developed by Neural Concept, an EPFL spin-off, bicycle engineers can quickly calculate the most aerodynamic shape for a bike. The software - which is being presented in Stockholm today at the International Conference on Machine Learning - applies artificial intelligence to a set of user-defined specifications.

Computer Science / Telecom - Physics - 06.07.2018
Team Wins Data-Driven Scavenger Hunt for Simulated Nuclear Materials
Team Wins Data-Driven Scavenger Hunt for Simulated Nuclear Materials
Competing in a fictitious high-stakes scenario, a group of scientists at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) bested two dozen other teams in a months-long, data-driven scavenger hunt for simulated radioactive materials in a virtual urban environment. The goal of this hackathon-styled event was both to improve the detection methods that could be applied to actual threats involving nuclear materials, and to create a platform to virtually vet out these methods.

Computer Science / Telecom - 05.07.2018

Computer Science / Telecom - 04.07.2018
"Blind" Cheetah 3 robot can climb stairs littered with obstacles
MIT's Cheetah 3 robot can now leap and gallop across rough terrain, climb a staircase littered with debris, and quickly recover its balance when suddenly yanked or shoved, all while essentially blind. The 90-pound mechanical beast - about the size of a full-grown Labrador - is intentionally designed to do all this without relying on cameras or any external environmental sensors.

Computer Science / Telecom - Innovation / Technology - 29.06.2018
EPFL uses blockchain technology to secure e-voting systems
EPFL uses blockchain technology to secure e-voting systems
An e-voting system based on blockchain technology has just been tested at EPFL. The system serves as a digital guarantee, ensuring that competing sides have faith in the voting process. This open-source technology will soon be available on the Center for Digital Trust's software platform. E-voting is becoming increasingly popular both in Switzerland and further afield.

Earth Sciences - Computer Science / Telecom - 28.06.2018
New Simulations Break Down Potential Impact of a Major Quake by Building Location and Size
New Simulations Break Down Potential Impact of a Major Quake by Building Location and Size
– By Christina Procopiou With unprecedented resolution, scientists and engineers are simulating precisely how a large-magnitude earthquake along the Hayward Fault would affect different locations and buildings across the San Francisco Bay Area.

Physics - Computer Science / Telecom - 27.06.2018
World record set in quantum computing simulation - equivalent to a billion laptops
University of Melbourne scientists have  set a world record  in simulating quantum power on a classical computer, demonstrating more quantum data crunching than any of the existing quantum computer prototypes.

Computer Science / Telecom - Health - 26.06.2018
London’s pioneering MedTech accelerator launches at Imperial
An Imperial-led programme to boost the commercialisation of new medical technologies by early career researchers has welcomed its first cohort.

Computer Science / Telecom - 21.06.2018

Environment - Computer Science / Telecom - 21.06.2018
New Model Shows Where to Improve Power Grids
New Model Shows Where to Improve Power Grids
The big question Energy generation from renewable, but fluctuating, resources like solar and wind can add stress to the grid infrastructure, and in particular on specific links within it that can fail and cause brownouts. But how can we know where these vulnerable links are before that happens? The new discovery Researchers from Caltech and Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica national research center in Amsterdam created a mathematical framework that helps to predict where power line failures will occur.

Innovation / Technology - Computer Science / Telecom - 18.06.2018

Computer Science / Telecom - Health - 18.06.2018
Faster analysis of medical images
Faster analysis of medical images
Medical image registration is a common technique that involves overlaying two images, such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans, to compare and analyze anatomical differences in great detail.

Computer Science / Telecom - Innovation / Technology - 15.06.2018

Computer Science / Telecom - Electroengineering - 15.06.2018
Engineers build smart power outlet
Engineers build smart power outlet
Have you ever plugged in a vacuum cleaner, only to have it turn off without warning before the job is done? Or perhaps your desk lamp works fine, until you turn on the air conditioner that's plugged into the same power strip. These interruptions are likely "nuisance trips," in which a detector installed behind the wall trips an outlet's electrical circuit when it senses something that could be an arc-fault - a potentially dangerous spark in the electric line.

Social Sciences - Computer Science / Telecom - 14.06.2018
Fake Facebook account reveals how we fall for fake news
A fictitious Facebook account set up by a team of researchers at the University of Nottingham to mirror the sort of news feed users might encounter on their own Facebook pages has highlighted the diff

Computer Science / Telecom - Business / Economics - 12.06.2018
Fair and Square
The concept of fairness in financial lending is thorny, with banks frequently accused of using deceptive or abusive practices.

Sport - Computer Science / Telecom - 11.06.2018
Building bridges on the Life Science Campus Freising-Weihenstephan
Research news How can success in soccer be measured? With the amount of positional data available in modern soccer, this question seems particularly interesting in the run-up to a World Cup.

Computer Science / Telecom - Life Sciences - 11.06.2018
MIT announces leadership of its Quest for Intelligence
MIT announces leadership of its Quest for Intelligence
Antonio Torralba has been named the inaugural director of the MIT Quest for Intelligence, effective immediately, Provost Martin Schmidt announced today in an email to the MIT community.

Computer Science / Telecom - Innovation / Technology - 06.06.2018

Computer Science / Telecom - Innovation / Technology - 06.06.2018

Astronomy / Space Science - Computer Science / Telecom - 05.06.2018

Computer Science / Telecom - 04.06.2018
A newsworthy solution
The Associated Press (AP) publishes 2,000 news stories each day, covering everything from international politics to incendiary pop stars, but those articles are only effective if readers can find them.

Computer Science / Telecom - 04.06.2018
Keeping data fresh for wireless networks
Keeping data fresh for wireless networks
For wireless networks that share time-sensitive information on the fly, it's not enough to transmit data quickly.

Computer Science / Telecom - Mathematics - 31.05.2018
Device allows a personal computer to process huge graphs
Device allows a personal computer to process huge graphs
In data-science parlance, graphs are structures of nodes and connecting lines that are used to map scores of complex data relationships. Analyzing graphs is useful for a broad range of applications, such as ranking webpages, analyzing social networks for political insights, or plotting neuron structures in the brain.

Physics - Computer Science / Telecom - 30.05.2018
Supercomputers Provide New Window Into the Life and Death of a Neutron
Supercomputers Provide New Window Into the Life and Death of a Neutron
Experiments that measure the lifetime of neutrons reveal a perplexing and unresolved discrepancy. While this lifetime has been measured to a precision within 1 percent using different techniques, apparent conflicts in the measurements offer the exciting possibility of learning about as-yet undiscovered physics.

Computer Science / Telecom - Transport - 23.05.2018
Fleet of autonomous boats could service some cities, reducing road traffic
Fleet of autonomous boats could service some cities, reducing road traffic
The future of transportation in waterway-rich cities such as Amsterdam, Bangkok, and Venice - where canals run alongside and under bustling streets and bridges - may include autonomous boats that ferry goods and people, helping clear up road congestion. Researchers from MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and the Senseable City Lab in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning (DUSP), have taken a step toward that future by designing a fleet of autonomous boats that offer high maneuverability and precise control.

Computer Science / Telecom - Mathematics - 22.05.2018
Making driverless cars change lanes more like human drivers do
Making driverless cars change lanes more like human drivers do
In the field of self-driving cars, algorithms for controlling lane changes are an important topic of study.

Computer Science / Telecom - Mechanical Engineering - 18.05.2018
Albatross robot takes flight
Albatross robot takes flight
MIT engineers have designed a robotic glider that can skim along the water's surface, riding the wind like an albatross while also surfing the waves like a sailboat. In regions of high wind, the robot is designed to stay aloft, much like its avian counterpart. Where there are calmer winds, the robot can dip a keel into the water to ride like a highly efficient sailboat instead.

Computer Science / Telecom - 17.05.2018

Computer Science / Telecom - 16.05.2018
New parenting app has positive impact on children’s development
A digital programme that sends game ideas and tips on child development to parents could improve important skills in the early years, according to new Oxford University research. A digital programme that sends game ideas and tips on child development to parents could improve important skills in the early years, according to new Oxford University research.

Computer Science / Telecom - Astronomy / Space Science - 16.05.2018

Mechanical Engineering - Computer Science / Telecom - 15.05.2018
No Motor, No Battery, No Problem
No Motor, No Battery, No Problem
Engineers at Caltech and ETH Zurich have developed robots capable of self-propulsion without using any motors, servos, or power supply. Instead, these first-of-their-kind devices paddle through water as the material they are constructed from deforms with temperature changes. The work blurs the boundary between materials and robots.
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