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Health - Computer Science - 25.01.2013
Big medical data
At the intersection of medicine and computer science, researchers look for clinically useful correlations amid mountains of information.

Computer Science - Electroengineering - 23.01.2013
Enhancing social interactions using information technology
Enhancing social interactions using information technology
Social pathologies, including schizophrenia, autism and social phobia, are mainly characterised by difficulties in interacting with other people.

Electroengineering - Computer Science - 18.01.2013
Robot challenge inspires kids to help seniors
Robot challenge inspires kids to help seniors
Edmonton children, including home-schooled students and kids with special needs, are getting a hands-on opportunity to help seniors lead healthier lives, thanks to scientific know-how and some robotic help from the University of Alberta.

Philosophy - Computer Science - 15.01.2013
What happens to knowledge in a digital world?
There is an endless amount of knowledge available on the internet, but also an endless supply of rubbish.

Computer Science - 12.01.2013
Naked Scientists return to the radio this Sunday
Naked Scientists return to the radio this Sunday
We're really looking forward to getting our teeth into this new series.

Continuing Education - Computer Science - 11.01.2013
Stanford scholar Roland Greene holds up poetry as cultural mirror
Stanford scholar Roland Greene holds up poetry as cultural mirror
Stanford Report, January 11, 2013 Through a survey of the world's poetry, the professor of English and comparative literature finds that globalization and technology are changing the way poetry is viewed and used.

Computer Science - Electroengineering - 09.01.2013
Machine Perception Lab Shows Robotic One-Year-Old on Video
Different faces of Diego-san: video of robo-toddler shows him demonstrating different facial expressions, using 27 moving parts in the head alone.

Computer Science - Electroengineering - 09.01.2013
UW, Pacific NW National Lab join forces on computing research
UW, Pacific NW National Lab join forces on computing research
The University of Washington and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have announced the creation of the Northwest Institute for Advanced Computing, a joint institute based at the UW that will foster collaborative computing research between the two institutions.

Computer Science - Mathematics - 09.01.2013
Guaranteed delivery -- in ad hoc networks
A new algorithm for message dissemination in decentralized networks is faster than its predecessors but, unlike them, guarantees delivery.

Computer Science - 08.01.2013
Keeping to your New Year resolutions with PiFace
Sticking to it, however, is harder, with temptation around every corner and inside every cupboard. Now University of Manchester scientists have come up with a unique deterrent – a talking, tweeting chicken guarding your cupboards to shame hungry dieters into abstaining.

Computer Science - Health - 18.12.2012
Small, Portable Sensors Allow Users to Monitor Exposure to Pollution on Their Smart Phones
The CitiSense sensors transmit their air quality readings to smart phones. More pictures of the sensor and its smart phone interface can be found here.

Health - Computer Science - 13.12.2012
Young diabetes sufferers sought for app and website competition testing
Young people dealing with diabetes are being invited to test six apps and websites designed to help them better manage their condition and improve the standard of care they receive.

Computer Science - 10.12.2012
For honest voting, write a message the ’man in the middle’ can’t intercept
In the run-up to the last election warnings about computer hacking were rampant. Experts demonstrated how the hardware in voting machines could be modified.

Health - Computer Science - 06.12.2012
Don R. Swanson, information science pioneer, 1924-2012
Don R. Swanson believed laboratories weren't the only source of new scientific discoveries. Swanson, a specialist in the relationship between natural and computer languages, thought electronic databases also held the key to medical knowledge. A trailblazing information scientist, Swanson died Nov.

Computer Science - 05.12.2012
SDSC’s CAIDA Internet Research Group Awarded Cybersecurity Contract
Department of Homeland Security Announces 34 Contracts The Cooperative Association for Internet Data Analysis (CAIDA), based at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of Californ

Computer Science - 05.12.2012
Kreative mit Technikverstand
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Earth Sciences - Computer Science - 04.12.2012
NSF Renews Funding for National OpenTopography Project
LiDAR-derived image of Meteor Crater, AZ. Color bands show range of elevations from 1541 meters at the bottom of the crater, to a maximum of 1835 meters on the crater rim.

Health - Computer Science - 04.12.2012
DELPHI Project Foretells Future of Personalized Population Health
NSF awards $2 million over four years to UC San Diego computer scientists and physicians Imagine a new type of healthcare app that does it all - it helps you understand your current health status, as

Health - Computer Science - 04.12.2012
UC San Diego and Verizon Team to Improve Tuberculosis Care
Verizon Foundation to provide grant, in-kind technology solutions to scale up novel approach to TB treatment As part of an innovative philanthropic health care program targeting reduction of health c

Computer Science - Event - 03.12.2012
Celebrating supercomputing fifty years on
Celebrating supercomputing fifty years on
03 Dec 2012 Developed at The University of Manchester between 1956 and 1963, the Atlas computer was at the time the most powerful in the world.

Computer Science - Electroengineering - 30.11.2012
The robotic equivalent of a Swiss army knife
Reconfigurable robot a step toward something that can become almost anything. The device doesn't look like much: a caterpillar-sized assembly of metal rings and strips resembling something you might find buried in a home-workshop drawer.

Continuing Education - Computer Science - 26.11.2012
Leading breakthroughs in speech recognition software at Microsoft, Google, IBM
Groundbreaking work on speech recognition software by the University of Toronto's Department of Computer Science (DCS) is transforming Microsoft, Google and IBM.

Computer Science - Health - 25.11.2012
Humanity’s last invention and our uncertain future
Humanity’s last invention and our uncertain future
With so much at stake, we need to do a better job of understanding the risks of potentially catastrophic technologies.

Computer Science - Mathematics - 19.11.2012
New Research Computing Center provides access to hardware and expertise
Computation is now an essential tool for researchers, as data analytics and complex simulations fuel ambitious new studies in the sciences and humanities. But the path from a spreadsheet on a laptop to using the world's most powerful supercomputers can be intimidating for researchers unfamiliar with computational methods.

Electroengineering - Computer Science - 16.11.2012

Computer Science - Life Sciences - 14.11.2012
Two robots hook up on line
Smartphones that talk. Self-driving cars. Robots that think. All fruits of artificial intelligence research that are here now or just around the corner.

Computer Science - 14.11.2012
University archive to store messages marking 90 years of BBC radio
University archive to store messages marking 90 years of BBC radio
Messages marking 90 years of BBC radio - to be broadcast this evening (5.33pm on Wednesday 14 November) in a worldwide transmission and curated by the musician Damon Albarn - will be preserved at the Mass Observation Archive at the University of Sussex.

Computer Science - Mathematics - 13.11.2012
Speeding algorithms by shrinking data
A new approach to processing 'big data' creates succinct representations of huge data sets, so that existing algorithms can handle them efficiently. In computer science, the buzzword of the day is " big data." The proliferation of cheap, Internet-connected sensors - such as the GPS receivers, accelerometers and cameras in smartphones - has meant an explosion of information whose potential uses have barely begun to be explored.

Computer Science - Mathematics - 13.11.2012
NCI Supercomputer best in Australia, 24th in world
NCI Supercomputer best in Australia, 24th in world
The National Computational Infrastructure's new Fujitsu Primergy Supercomputer has debuted at number one in Australia, and number 24 in the world on the TOP500 list of best supercomputers, released overnight.

Computer Science - 12.11.2012
ANU and Fujitsu join forces
ANU and Fujitsu join forces
The Australian National University and Fujitsu Limited have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen their respective commitments to solving challenging problems of long-term value and global impact.

Computer Science - Electroengineering - 12.11.2012
Obituary: Maria Petrou
Obituary: Maria Petrou
Maria Petrou, Professor of Signal Processing (Electrical and Electronic Engineering), died from cancer on 15 October at the age of 59.

Physics - Computer Science - 09.11.2012
A new way of making glass
A new way of making glass
A new way to make glass has been discovered by a collaboration of researchers at the Universities of Düsseldorf and Bristol using a method that controls how the atoms within a substance are arranged around each other. The research is published today in Physical Review Letters. When cooling a liquid below its melting temperature it either crystallizes or transforms into a glass.

Computer Science - 08.11.2012
Crowdsourcing Feature Lets iPhone Users Determine Best Time to Cross U.S. Border
Computer Science and Engineering graduate student Tarfah Alrashed (center) with CSE undergrads Matthew Davis (left) and Rodrigo Rollo designed the iPhone app in less than three months.

Electroengineering - Computer Science - 07.11.2012
Robot footballers a big hit on children's ward
Ten members of the University’s robot football team visited Derriford Hospital, where they proved a big hit with the youngsters, their families and hospital staff.

Economics / Business - Computer Science - 05.11.2012

Computer Science - Administration - 01.11.2012
Research Team Awarded $2.75 Million as Part of New ’Swarm’ Computing Center
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania are participating in a massive, interdisciplinary collaboration known as the TerraSwarm Research Center, which will study the potential applications - and risks - of "swarm-based" computing and robotics.

Computer Science - Environment - 01.11.2012
From the Cloud to the Swarm: SRC and DARPA Award $27.5 Million to Nine-Campus Consortium
University of California, San Diego computer science and engineering Tajana Simunic Rosing is leading the university's participation in a nine-campus consortium to build a TerraSwarm Research Center.

Computer Science - 01.11.2012
Virtual reality 'beaming' technology transforms human-animal interaction
Virtual reality ’beaming’ technology transforms human-animal interaction
Using cutting-edge virtual reality technology, researchers have 'beamed' a person into a rat facility allowing the rat and human to interact with each other on the same scale. Published today in PLOS ONE, the research enables the rat to interact with a rat-sized robot controlled by a human participant in a different location.

Computer Science - 01.11.2012
The Quest for a Better Electric Vehicle Battery
As the United States moves toward a switch from gas-powered to electric vehicles, one significant stumbling block remains: the massive batteries needed to run them.

Computer Science - Mathematics - 01.11.2012
Predicting what topics will trend on Twitter
A new algorithm predicts which Twitter topics will trend hours in advance and offers a new technique for analyzing data that fluctuate over time.

Computer Science - 30.10.2012
Smart as a bird: Flying rescue robot will autonomously avoid obstacles
Smart as a bird: Flying rescue robot will autonomously avoid obstacles
Cornell researchers have created an autonomous flying robot that is as smart as a bird when it comes to maneuvering around obstacles.

Computer Science - Life Sciences - 30.10.2012

Environment - Computer Science - 23.10.2012
Taking the UK's Victorian waterworks into the digital era
Taking the UK’s Victorian waterworks into the digital era
Improving ageing Victorian water systems so that they can meet the UK's growing needs will be the focus of a new £1.7 million partnership, announced today.

Physics - Computer Science - 23.10.2012
A tribute to Dr Sean Barrett
A tribute to Dr Sean Barrett
Sean Barrett, from the Department of Physics, was tragically killed in a car accident in Perth, Australia on Friday 19 October.

Life Sciences - Computer Science - 23.10.2012
Training Your Robot the PaR-PaR Way
Training Your Robot the PaR-PaR Way
Teaching a robot a new trick is a challenge. You can't reward it with treats and it doesn't respond to approval or disappointment in your voice.

Computer Science - 18.10.2012
Mit Druck zum Erfolg?
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Electroengineering - Computer Science - 18.10.2012
Robot with soul
In the future it will be possible to build conscious machines – machines that understand when their rights are abused and that in a philosophical sense can also feel pain.