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Health - Computer Science - 30.11.2022
A targeted approach to reducing the health impacts of crop residue burning in India
A new study shows how small-scale actions could improve air quality and health outcomes. To clear the way for planting wheat in November, a farmer in Punjab, India, sets aflame the leftover straw, or stubble, of a harvested rice paddy crop in October. The burning residue fills the air with carbon monoxide, ozone, and fine particulate matter (PM 2.5 ) that will make it harder to breathe for days afterward and for miles around.

Computer Science - Campus - 30.11.2022
Ushering in a new era of computing
Dan Huttenlocher is a professor of electrical engineering and computer science and the inaugural dean at MIT Schwarzman College of Computing.

Astronomy / Space Science - Computer Science - 30.11.2022
Communications system achieves fastest laser link from space yet
Lincoln Laboratory's TeraByte InfraRed Delivery system sent data from a satellite to Earth at 100 Gbps - a rate that will transform future science missions.

Innovation - Computer Science - 30.11.2022
Looking beyond 'technology for technology's sake'
Looking beyond ’technology for technology’s sake’
Whether building robots or helping to lead the National Society of Black Engineers, senior Austen Roberson is thinking about the social implications of his field.

Computer Science - Physics - 29.11.2022
Breaking the scaling limits of analog computing
Breaking the scaling limits of analog computing
New technique could diminish errors that hamper the performance of super-fast analog optical neural networks. As machine-learning models become larger and more complex, they require faster and more energy-efficient hardware to perform computations. Conventional digital computers are struggling to keep up.

Campus - Computer Science - 29.11.2022

Computer Science - Mathematics - 29.11.2022
Busy GPUs: Sampling and pipelining method speeds up deep learning on large graphs
New technique significantly reduces training and inference time on extensive datasets to keep pace with fast-moving data in finance, social networks, and fraud detection in cryptocurrency.

Innovation - Computer Science - 28.11.2022

Innovation - Computer Science - 28.11.2022
ANU to shape a safer tech future with new cybernetics school
ANU to shape a safer tech future with new cybernetics school
How Australia and the world can safely navigate and steer the profound impact new technologies, including artificial intelligence (AI), have on our lives is the focus of a first-of-its-kind school at The Australian National University (ANU).

Computer Science - 28.11.2022
JOINclusion: developing kids’ soft skills through a collaborative app
How do you teach children empathy? The new research consortium JOINclusion, launched on 1 May, aims to help increase social inclusion among children between 7 and 12 years old, especially in multicultural classrooms.

Physics - Computer Science - 28.11.2022
The task of magnetic classification suddenly looks easier
MIT undergraduate researchers Helena Merker, Harry Heiberger, and Linh Nguyen, and PhD candidate Tongtong Liu, exploit machine-learning techniques to determine the magnetic structure of materials.

Environment - Computer Science - 28.11.2022
MIT Policy Hackathon produces new solutions for technology policy challenges
Hackathon explores policy solutions to challenges in cybersecurity, environmental justice, and city planning focused on post-pandemic efforts to build a better society.

Computer Science - Innovation - 25.11.2022

Innovation - Computer Science - 24.11.2022
What does artificial intelligence do to us?
What does artificial intelligence do to us?
Kick-Off for the project "Desirable Digitalization". Sponsored by Stiftung Mercator Artificial intelligence is on everyone's lips. But what does AI do to us and our society? How does it change our view of humanity? How can AI applications be steered in an ethically desirable direction? In the project "Desirable Digitalization" of the Center for Science and Thought at the University of Bonn and the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence at the University of Cambridge, which is funded by Stiftung Mercator, researchers take a look at the challenges of AI for society as a whole.

Health - Computer Science - 23.11.2022
Smart watch to detect unwitnessed out-of-hospital cardiac arrests
The University of Twente and its partners are developing a smart wearable to automatically and reliably detect out-of-hospital cardiac arrest  (OHCA), and to trigger an immediate emergency response.

Mathematics - Computer Science - 23.11.2022
Tony Yu’s Research Bridges Math and Computer Science
For Carnegie Mellon University junior Tony Yu, problem solving is logical. "I'm really curious. If there's something that's not known then I want to see if I can fill in some of the gaps," said Yu, who recently transferred from majoring in discrete mathematics to computer science.

Computer Science - Campus - 23.11.2022

Computer Science - 23.11.2022
A far-sighted approach to machine learning
A far-sighted approach to machine learning
New system can teach a group of cooperative or competitive AI agents to find an optimal long-term solution. Picture two teams squaring off on a football field. The players can cooperate to achieve an objective, and compete against other players with conflicting interests. That's how the game works. Creating artificial intelligence agents that can learn to compete and cooperate as effectively as humans remains a thorny problem.

Microtechnics - Computer Science - 22.11.2022
Manchester AI summit aims to attract experts in advanced engineering and robotics
The University of Manchester is launching a new specialist multi-disciplinary centre to explore developments in smart robotics through the lens of artificial intelligence (AI) and autonomous machinery.

Life Sciences - Computer Science - 22.11.2022
ERC Starting Grants for six research projects, including bullying, AI and brain mechanisms
Six researchers at Radboud University receive a Starting Grant of the European Rersearch Council (ERC).

Computer Science - 22.11.2022
Research Center for Science Communication
Research Center for Science Communication
The University of Tübingen is boosting research and development into science communication by establishing a specialist research center.

Environment - Computer Science - 22.11.2022
Where have all the Christmas beetles gone?
Where have all the Christmas beetles gone?
Swarms of iridescent Christmas beetles used to mark Australia's summer season every year. But today, they seem as scarce as mixtapes and crochet swimsuits. "People remember them being around in huge numbers around Christmas, but that just doesn't seem to happen anymore, particularly on the east coast of Australia," said Associate Professor Tanya Latty , an entomologist at the School of Life and Environmental Sciences at the University of Sydney.

Computer Science - Microtechnics - 22.11.2022
Flocks of assembler robots show potential for making larger structures
Flocks of assembler robots show potential for making larger structures
Researchers make progress toward groups of robots that could build almost anything, including buildings, vehicles, and even bigger robots. Researchers at MIT have made significant steps toward creating robots that could practically and economically assemble nearly anything, including things much larger than themselves, from vehicles to buildings to larger robots.

Transport - Computer Science - 22.11.2022
Massive traffic experiment pits machine learning against ’phantom’ jams
Many traffic jams are caused by human behavior: a slight tap on the brakes can ripple through a line of cars, triggering a slowdown - or complete gridlock - for no apparent reason.

Innovation - Computer Science - 18.11.2022

Computer Science - Innovation - 18.11.2022
University of Glasgow researchers lend support to autonomous networks Build-a-thon event
Dozens of teams from around the world have taken part in Build-a-thon 2022, an autonomous communications networks competition, supported by researchers from the University of Glasgow.

Campus - Computer Science - 18.11.2022

Computer Science - 17.11.2022
’The Programming Café saves me hours, or even days, being stuck’
Researchers give insights in why they join the Programming Café of RDM Support  The Programming Café is held every last Wednesday of the month between 3 and 5 p.m. at Utrecht Science Park.

Computer Science - Earth Sciences - 17.11.2022
'RDM Support added a unique feature to the OceanParcels code. That's how we reeled in funding for a new project'
’RDM Support added a unique feature to the OceanParcels code. That’s how we reeled in funding for a new project’
Utrecht scientists developed the OceanParcels computer program that shows how plastic, bacteria and other particles move around the ocean.

Computer Science - Microtechnics - 17.11.2022
Robots that Can Feel Cloth Layers May One Day Help with Laundry
New research from Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute (RI) can help robots feel layers of cloth rather than relying on computer vision tools to only see it. The work could allow robots to assist people with household tasks like folding laundry. Humans use their senses of sight and touch to grab a glass or pick up a piece of cloth.

Innovation - Computer Science - 16.11.2022
Archaeology, neuroscience, and robotics join to investigate robots that invent tools
The METATOOL project received 4 million euros from the European Innovation Council (EIC) and the 'Awareness Inside' Pathfinder Challenge to investigate how robots can invent new tools as ancient humans did.

Computer Science - 16.11.2022
MIT wins world finals of the 45th International Collegiate Programming Contest
Students reflect on their top performance in Dhaka, Bangladesh, which ended a 44-year drought for MIT.

Campus - Computer Science - 15.11.2022
Carnegie Mellon University Launches Center for Transformational Play
Games can entertain. They can bring people together. They can transport players to new worlds, test skills and strategies, and encourage play.

Computer Science - 15.11.2022
Q&A: MIT competitive programmers on going the distance
Students describe what it's like to compete at the very top tiers of computing. When you think of computer programmers, you might picture a lone coder, sitting in a cubicle, bathed in flickering light.

Computer Science - Mathematics - 15.11.2022
Solving brain dynamics gives rise to flexible machine-learning models
MIT CSAIL researchers solve a differential equation behind the interaction of two neurons through synapses to unlock a new type of speedy and efficient AI algorithm.

Computer Science - Innovation - 15.11.2022
How to reach Bali?
In the recent years, we all observed how countries and institutions relied on digital tools to deal with the COVID shocks.

Innovation - Computer Science - 14.11.2022
Archaeology, neuroscience, and robotics join to investigate robots that invent tools
The METATOOL project received 4 million euros from the European Innovation Council (EIC) and the 'Awareness Inside' Pathfinder Challenge to investigate how robots can invent new tools as ancient humans did.

Health - Computer Science - 14.11.2022
28 USI researchers in the top 2% of most cited authors
Professor John Ioannidis of Stanford University created a standardised index of the most influential researchers and published the results in the journal PLOS Biology. Several parameters, including the total number of citations and h-index, were taken into account for this calculation, leading to the calculation of an aggregate index.

Health - Computer Science - 12.11.2022

Computer Science - Life Sciences - 11.11.2022
Open source software project developed at UPF is supported by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
Roberto Castelo, Associate Professor from the Department of Medicine and Life Sciences at UPF, has received 150,000 USD in funding from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, which will allow him to improve
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