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Computer Science - Electroengineering - 16.02.2012
Carnegie Mellon University and Penn Engineering Receive $3.5 Million for Innovative Transportation Research
PITTSBURGH - The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded Carnegie Mellon's College of Engineering and the University of Pennsylvania's School of Engineering and Applied Science a

Electroengineering - Computer Science - 15.02.2012
In new mass-production technique, robotic insects spring to life
In new mass-production technique, robotic insects spring to life
Production method inspired by children's pop-up books enables rapid fabrication of tiny, complex devices : Caroline Perry , (617) 496-1351 - A new technique inspired by elegant pop-up books and origami will soon allow clones of robotic insects to be mass-produced by the sheet.

Computer Science - 15.02.2012
A new book on
A new book on "Remote Sensing Image Processing"
The book "Remote Sensing Image Processing", edited by Gustavo Camps-Valls (Universitat de València), Devis Tuia ( LASIG laboratory), Luis Gómez-Chova, Sandra Jiménez and Jesús Malo, is now available at Morgan and Claypool publishers. The book deals with Earth observation, which is the field of science concerned with the problem of monitoring and modeling the processes on the Earth surface and their interaction with the atmosphere.

Computer Science - Health - 14.02.2012
Professor Muffy Calder appointed as Chief Scientific Advisor for Scotland
Background Professor Calder will formal take up her post on March 1. Muffy Calder is Professor of Computing Science and Dean for Research in the College of Science and Engineering at the University of Glasgow.

Computer Science - Economics / Business - 14.02.2012
Start-up finds online meaning
Start-up finds online meaning
Software developed at Oxford University that accurately assesses what people mean from what they say online will provide a valuable 'sentiment analysis' tool for businesses, particularly finance companies.

Agronomy / Food Science - Computer Science - 14.02.2012
Best time for a coffee break? There's an app for that
Best time for a coffee break? There's an app for that
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. Caffeinated drinks such as coffee and soda are the pick-me-ups of choice for many people, but too much caffeine can cause nervousness and sleep problems. Caffeine Zone software app developed by Penn State researchers, can help people determine when caffeine may give them a mental boost and when it could hurt their sleep patterns.

Computer Science - Life Sciences - 14.02.2012
World’s greenest supercomputer heads to Melbourne to boost health research
Victoria will be home to one of Australia's fastest supercomputers and the world's greenest supercomputer, the IBM Blue Gene/Q, which will be housed at the Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative (VLSCI) hosted by the University of Melbourne, and is aimed at advancing the study of human disease.

Administration - Computer Science - 13.02.2012
Boost for supercomputing facilities
A new phase of supercomputing has been launched at the University. David Willetts, Minister of State for Universities and Science, announced the next stage of development of two giant computers, HECToR (High-End Computing Terascale Resources) and BlueGene Q, at an event at the University.

Computer Science - Linguistics / Literature - 10.02.2012
Grass huts and Androids: preserving language and culture in New Guinea
An ambitious experiment involving the use of mobile phones in a remote corner of Papua New Guinea, is about to be launched by researchers from the University of Melbourne.

Computer Science - 08.02.2012
Penn's Work and Family Researchers Network Launches the Work and Family Commons Open Access Repository
Penn’s Work and Family Researchers Network Launches the Work and Family Commons Open Access Repository
The Work and Family Researchers Network at the University of Pennsylvania has launched the Work and Family Commons, the first open access work and family subject matter repository. The WFC was created to gather and preserve the intellectual output of the work and family research community and to offer free online access to the full text of research articles to the public.

Computer Science - 08.02.2012
Potential Key to Lowering Energy Costs of Cell Phones and Data Centers
Potential Key to Lowering Energy Costs of Cell Phones and Data Centers
AUSTIN, Texas — A systematic analysis of power usage in microprocessors could help lower the energy consumption of both small cellphones and giant data centers, report computer science professors from The University of Texas at Austin and the Australian National University.

Electroengineering - Computer Science - 07.02.2012
Power profiles help electronics go green
Power profiles help electronics go green
New and better ways of measuring high-tech energy consumption could lead to significant environmental and economic gains, a study from The Australian National University has found.

Mathematics - Computer Science - 07.02.2012
Street smarts
Street smarts
Students develop hurricane response plans on Cambridge roads, gaining practical experience in computational science Debris lingered just outside New Orleans in July 2006-almost a full year after Hurricane Katrina devastated the region.

Health - Computer Science - 07.02.2012
QRISK2 international app released for the iPhone/iPad
PA 41/12 A new smartphone app designed to identify patients at risk of heart disease has been launched by researchers at The University of Nottingham and medical software company Clinrisk Ltd.

Computer Science - History / Archeology - 07.02.2012

Computer Science - Mathematics - 03.02.2012
Researchers to receive high-performance computing grants
Researchers to receive high-performance computing grants
Projects will advance both basic science and applications, and accelerate development of exascale computing systems Seven Harvard-affiliated researchers will receive grants to support collaborative projects in high-performance computing.

Physics - Computer Science - 03.02.2012

History / Archeology - Computer Science - 02.02.2012
Software to chart rise of Empire trade
A study of the rise of the British Empire is likely to show that mass global trading was big business at the time.

Computer Science - 01.02.2012
Quarter of Tweets Not Worth Reading, Twitter Users Tell Researchers
Study at CMU, MIT, Georgia Tech Finds Nine Ways To Improve Tweets : Byron Spice / 412-268-9068 / bspice [a] cs.cmu (p) edu PITTSBURGH—Twitter users choose the microblogs they follow, but that doesn't mean they always like what they get. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Georgia Institute of Technology found that users say only a little more than a third of the tweets they receive are worthwhile.

Computer Science - 31.01.2012
Risk-based passenger screening could make air travel safer
Risk-based passenger screening could make air travel safer
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Anyone who has flown on a commercial airline since 2001 is well aware of increasingly strict measures at airport security checkpoints.

Computer Science - 31.01.2012
Online news portals get credibility boost from trusted sources
University Park, Pa. People who read news on the Web tend to trust the gate even if there is no gatekeeper, according to Penn State researchers.

Electroengineering - Computer Science - 31.01.2012
Robot welding gets 5 times faster as €4 Million project replaces guess work with maths
Remote Laser Welding (RLW) is rapidly emerging as a powerful replacement for spot welding technology in vehicle manufacturing. It promises 5 times the speed of spot welding and far more efficiency - however this can only be achieved through a frustrating process of guess work and trial & error today.

Health - Computer Science - 30.01.2012
Project to improve radiotherapy planning
Project to improve radiotherapy planning
A collaborative project between physicists, oncologists and computer scientists at Oxford and Cambridge Universities, launched last month, will develop improved tools for the planning of high precision radiotherapy.

Physics - Computer Science - 27.01.2012
Degree project factory
For those studying engineering, a degree project usually forms the final component of the degree, often carried out in collaboration with industry.However, at the Ideon company Modelon, there are an

Computer Science - Mathematics - 26.01.2012
University leads the way on high performance computing
The University of Manchester is heading up a large interdisciplinary network focusing on numerical algorithms and high performance computing.

Physics - Computer Science - 25.01.2012
Robot competition in zero-gravity
Robot competition in zero-gravity
Robot competition in zero-gravity School teams from Europe and America have been commanding robots competing in the Spheres ZeroRobotics tournament in space.

Mathematics - Computer Science - 24.01.2012
New model shows how often to review material for flashcard programs
A challenge for students and teachers - and today, for designers of educational software: How often should material be reviewed for best learning? Wait too long to review and it fades away; review too soon and the effort is wasted.

Physics - Computer Science - 20.01.2012
Quantum codes make cloud computing safe
Quantum supercomputers could safely store and manipulate sensitive data, with help from University research.

Computer Science - Event - 20.01.2012

Environment - Computer Science - 20.01.2012
LANL achieves milestone on path to zero wastewater discharge
LANL achieves milestone on path to zero wastewater discharge
Industrial wastewater will be recycled as the result of a long-term strategy to treat wastewater rather than discharging it into the environment.

Computer Science - 19.01.2012
The advantage of ambiguity
Cognitive scientists develop a new take on an old problem: why human language has so many words with multiple meanings. Why did language evolve? While the answer might seem obvious - as a way for individuals to exchange information - linguists and other students of communication have debated this question for years.

Computer Science - Innovation - 18.01.2012
3 new IC Professors elevated to IEEE Fellows in 2012
3 new IC Professors elevated to IEEE Fellows in 2012
Babak Falsafi, Pascal Fua and Emre Telatar have been elevated to IEEE Fellows this year. This brings the number of IC professors who are IEEE Fellows to ten, a quarter of the faculty.

Computer Science - Mathematics - 18.01.2012
The faster-than-fast Fourier transform
For a large range of practically useful cases, MIT researchers find a way to increase the speed of one of the most important algorithms in the information sciences. The Fourier transform is one of the most fundamental concepts in the information sciences. It's a method for representing an irregular signal - such as the voltage fluctuations in the wire that connects an MP3 player to a loudspeaker - as a combination of pure frequencies.

Computer Science - Administration - 16.01.2012

Health - Computer Science - 13.01.2012
Yale Health earns top marks for its focus on patient-centered care
Yale Health earns top marks for its focus on patient-centered care
Yale Health has been recognized as a model of 21st-century primary care by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), which awarded the organization a perfect score for its accomplishments as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH).

Physics - Computer Science - 12.01.2012
DOE Awards Record Supercomputing Time to UC San Diego, SDSC Researchers
One Quarter Billion Hours Plus Allocated for 2012 Scientists from the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) and other areas of the University of California, San Diego, conducting research in physics, computer science, earth science, and engineering, together were awarded an all-time high of more than a quarter billion hours in supercomputing processor time by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) as part of the agency's 2012 Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE) program.

Physics - Computer Science - 12.01.2012
Supercomputers help Yale astrophysicists interpret secrets of the universe
Supercomputers help Yale astrophysicists interpret secrets of the universe
A series of papers released this week by the international scientific collaboration known as the Sloan Digital Sky Survey depended heavily on supercomputing performed by Yale astrophysicists.

Physics - Computer Science - 11.01.2012
Calculating What's in the Universe from the Biggest Color 3-D Map
Calculating What’s in the Universe from the Biggest Color 3-D Map
Scientific : Shirley Ho, cwho [a] lbl (p) gov Since 2000, the three Sloan Digital Sky Surveys (SDSS I, II, III) have surveyed well over a quarter of the night sky and produced the biggest color map of the universe in three dimensions ever.

Computer Science - 11.01.2012
IPad game to help children with autism
Children with autism as young as 18 months could be helped to improve their socialising skills thanks to a new iPad app.

Pedagogy - Computer Science - 10.01.2012
Video games at school?
To video gamers, the name Microsoft Kinect is synonymous with the Xbox 360 video game console. To University of Toronto graduate student Uzma Khan , the motion-sensing input device offered a myriad of other possibilities.

Computer Science - Mathematics - 09.01.2012
Center for Advanced Computing receives national award for hepatitis research
The Cornell Center for Advanced Computing (CAC) has received a High-Performance Computing Innovation Excellence Award from the International Data Corp.

Computer Science - 04.01.2012
Smart way of saving lives in natural disasters
Smart way of saving lives in natural disasters
Smartphones could help save hundreds of thousands of lives in the aftermath of a disaster or humanitarian crisis, research from University of Manchester academics has found. Software developed by computer scientists could help to quickly and accurately locate missing people, rapidly identify those suffering from malnutrition and effectively point people towards safe zones simply by checking their phones.

Health - Computer Science - 04.01.2012
Simple online tool to aid GPs in early ovarian cancer diagnosis
PA 01/12 The lives of hundreds of women could be saved every year, thanks to a simple online calculator that could help GPs identify women most at risk of having ovarian cancer at a much earlier stage.

Computer Science - 01.01.2012

Computer Science - 21.12.2011
Collaboration to advance high-performance computing
Collaboration to advance high-performance computing
LANL and EMC will enhance, design, build, test, and deploy new cutting-edge technologies to meet some of the most difficult information technology challenges.

Administration - Computer Science - 20.12.2011
FCC Names Engineering Prof. Schulzrinne Chief Technology Officer
Columbia Engineering School Professor Henning Schulzrinne has been appointed as Chief Technology Officer by FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski.

Administration - Computer Science - 20.12.2011
FCC Names Engineering Prof. Henning Schulzrinne Chief Technology Officer
Columbia Engineering School Professor Henning Schulzrinne has been appointed as Chief Technology Officer by FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski.

Life Sciences - Computer Science - 20.12.2011
Scientists model brain structure to help computers recognize objects
Scientists model brain structure to help computers recognize objects
The team tried developing a computer model based on human neural structure and function, to do what we do, and possibly do it better. LOS ALAMOS, New Mexico, December 20, 2011—An essential question confronting neuroscientists and computer vision researchers alike is how objects can be identified by simply "looking” at an image.

Computer Science - Economics / Business - 19.12.2011
Expanded Data Repository at Austin and Arlington Campuses to Improve Research Capacity for Entire UT System
AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin today announced that it is working with The University of Texas at Arlington to deploy a data rep