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Computer Science - Innovation - 17.04.2020
CMU Professor Creates Innovative App to Anonymously Trace Exposure to COVID-19
As the world continues to focus on slowing the spread of COVID-19 and determining how to safely restart the world economy, a team of designers, mathematicians, computer scientists and physicists led

Economics / Business - Computer Science - 17.04.2020

Health - Computer Science - 16.04.2020

Health - Computer Science - 16.04.2020
"Short-term decisions can have a long-term impact on our world"
The weapons deployed in the fight against the covid-19 pandemic also include artificial intelligence.

Computer Science - 16.04.2020

Computer Science - Economics / Business - 15.04.2020
Andrea Goldsmith named dean of engineering at Princeton University
After 21 years as a professor of electrical engineering at Stanford,  Andrea Goldsmith  has been named dean of Princeton University's School of Engineering and Applied Science, effective September 1.

Computer Science - Administration - 15.04.2020
When algorithms decide for us
Artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming more powerful and is used for increasingly complex tasks. This raises ethical questions, for instance, when AI is used to make decisions for or judge people.

Computer Science - Health - 14.04.2020
The Future of AI is Female
Showcasing CMU's women in AI research across the career continuum Carnegie Mellon University has shaped artificial intelligence (AI) from the field's very beginning.

Computer Science - 13.04.2020
'I saw you were online': How online status indicators shape our behavior
’I saw you were online’: How online status indicators shape our behavior
Some apps highlight when a person is online - and then share that information with their followers. When a user logs in to a website or app that uses online status indicators, a little green (or orange or blue) dot pops up to alert their followers that they're currently online.

Health - Computer Science - 13.04.2020
3 Questions: Catherine D'Ignazio on visualizing Covid-19 data
3 Questions: Catherine D’Ignazio on visualizing Covid-19 data
"Data scientists and visualization designers need to take their civic role very seriously in a pandemic," says the MIT assistant professor.

Life Sciences - Computer Science - 10.04.2020

Health - Computer Science - 09.04.2020
A new app can help detect the coronavirus
EPFL researchers have developed an artificial intelligence-based system that can listen to your cough and indicate whether you have COVID-19. A new app can help detect the coronavirus With the new Coughvid app, developed by five researchers at EPFL's Embedded Systems Laboratory (ESL), you can record your cough on a smartphone and find out whether you might have COVID-19.

Health - Computer Science - 09.04.2020
Researchers help develop privacy-focused coronavirus alert app
Researchers help develop privacy-focused coronavirus alert app
Covid Watch is a smartphone app that allows an infected person to send an anonymous alert to others with the same app whom they may have infected.

Health - Computer Science - 09.04.2020
Led team develops privacy-focused coronavirus alert app
Led team develops privacy-focused coronavirus alert app
Covid Watch is a smartphone app that allows an infected person to send an anonymous alert to others with the same app whom they may have infected.

Computer Science - 09.04.2020
Reducing delays in wireless networks
Reducing delays in wireless networks
Congestion control system could help streaming video, mobile games, and other applications run more smoothly. MIT researchers have designed a congestion-control scheme for wireless networks that could help reduce lag times and increase quality in video streaming, video chat, mobile gaming, and other web services.

Computer Science - Health - 08.04.2020
EPFL lends computing power to fight against the coronavirus
EPFL lends computing power to fight against the coronavirus
EPFL is contributing significant computing resources to the open science project [email protected] , which uses protein dynamics simulations to explore potential coronavirus drug targets.

Health - Computer Science - 08.04.2020
Bluetooth signals from your smartphone could automate Covid-19 contact tracing while preserving privacy
Bluetooth signals from your smartphone could automate Covid-19 contact tracing while preserving privacy
A system that enables smartphones to transmit "chirps" to nearby devices could notify people if they have been near an infected person.

Health - Computer Science - 07.04.2020
UCLA web app will enlist public’s help in slowing the spread of COVID-19
A team of UCLA researchers has launched Stop COVID-19 Together , a web-based app that will enable the public to help fight the spread of the coronavirus.

Health - Computer Science - 07.04.2020
Using the world’s most powerful supercomputers to tackle COVID-19
The world's most powerful supercomputers are being used by UCL researchers for urgent investigations into the SARS-CoV-2 virus and the associated COVID-19 disease with the aim of accelerating the development of treatments, including antiviral drugs and vaccines.

Health - Computer Science - 06.04.2020
Artificial Intelligence and COVID-19: How Technology Can Understand, Track, and Improve Health Outcomes
On April 1, nearly 30 artificial intelligence (AI) researchers and experts met virtually to discuss ways AI can help understand COVID-19 and potentially mitigate the disease and developing public health crisis.

Health - Computer Science - 06.04.2020
New app collects the sounds of COVID-19
A new app, which will be used to collect data to develop machine learning algorithms that could automatically detect whether a person is suffering from COVID-19 based on the sound of their voice, their breathing and coughing, has been launched by researchers at the University of Cambridge.

Health - Computer Science - 06.04.2020
Coronavirus modeling, impact on India’s pandemic response
FACULTY Q&A Bhramar Mukherjee , a professor and chair of biostatistics at the University of Michigan's School of Public Health, leads a team of researchers that, as the coronavirus pandemic unfol

Computer Science - 06.04.2020
Lack of Knowledge and Uncertainty about Algorithms in Online Services
Lack of Knowledge and Uncertainty about Algorithms in Online Services
Although Swiss internet users use online services where algorithms select search results, recommendations and information daily, they know little about their role and function.

Computer Science - 06.04.2020
The US Department of Energy awards project by USI researcher
Juraj Kardos, who recently earned his PhD at the USI Institute of Computational Science (ICS, Faculty of Informatics), is part of the winning team of the Grid Optimization (GO) Competition launched by the Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E) of the US Department of Energy.

Health - Computer Science - 03.04.2020
COVID-19 Related Research at Berkeley Lab
Scientists around the world are joining together to study the coronavirus known as SARS-CoV-2 and to expedite the development of possible vaccines and treatments to prevent its infectious disease, named COVID-19.

Health - Computer Science - 02.04.2020
Creating informed responses: Berkeley’s computing and data science in action
From understanding the impacts of public health interventions on fighting COVID-19 to seeking out new drug targets and vaccines to studying the virus's possible effects on the 2020 U.S.

Health - Computer Science - 02.04.2020
Global ’hackathon’ sees computer whizzes inventing solutions to COVID-19 problems
A University of Birmingham student is co-ordinating a huge global initiative in which hackers around the world are working around the clock to combat issues created by the Coronavirus pandemic.

Computer Science - Health - 02.04.2020
COVID-19 contact tracing apps: 8 privacy questions governments should ask
Imperial experts have posed eight privacy questions governments should consider when developing coronavirus contact tracing apps. As part of their efforts to slow the outbreak of coronavirus, governments, research institutions and industry are developing contact tracing apps to record interactions between people.

Administration - Computer Science - 02.04.2020
ERC provides funding for cutting edge research
ERC provides funding for cutting edge research
Coronavirus: University operations under restrictions until at least 17 April 2020 at midnight +++ www.tum.de/corona Advanced and Proof of Concept grants for three projects Physics mode

Health - Computer Science - 02.04.2020
Global ’creative marathon’ sees scientists and technologists building solutions to COVID-19 problems
University of Birmingham students are co-ordinating a huge global initiative in which participants around the world are working around the clock to combat issues created by the Coronavirus pandemic.

Computer Science - Mathematics - 02.04.2020
Olaf Schenk elected in the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics  has elected Professor Olaf Schenk as a SIAM Fellow in the class of 2020 for his contributions to applied mathematics and extreme-scale High-performance computing (HPC).

Computer Science - 02.04.2020

Computer Science - 01.04.2020
NERSC, ESnet Continue to Deliver Supercomputing, Networking Support for Nation's Scientists during Pandemic
NERSC, ESnet Continue to Deliver Supercomputing, Networking Support for Nation’s Scientists during Pandemic
While people around the world hunker down in their homes to try to slow the advance of the COVID-19 virus and many services have decreased or stopped, two user facilities operated by the U.S&p

Health - Computer Science - 31.03.2020
UW researchers need your (digital) coughs
UW researchers need your (digital) coughs
For anyone who is looking for a way to help during the coronavirus pandemic while adhering to "stay-at-home” and social distancing orders, University of Washington researchers have a task for you.

Computer Science - Economics / Business - 26.03.2020

Health - Computer Science - 26.03.2020
State-level data misses growing coronavirus hot spots in U.S., including in the South
Though urban areas like New York City are getting the lion's share of media attention for their coronavirus outbreaks, there are rapidly forming hot spots across the United States, including in southe

Computer Science - 25.03.2020
Preventing incorrect decisions using AI
Preventing incorrect decisions using AI
Whether credit reports, car insurance, or medical tests: Artificial intelligence (AI) is currently being used for decisions that have major consequences for individuals and society as a whole.

Computer Science - 25.03.2020

Computer Science - 23.03.2020
System trains driverless cars in simulation before they hit the road
System trains driverless cars in simulation before they hit the road
Using a photorealistic simulation engine, vehicles learn to drive in the real world and recover from near-crash scenarios.

Event - Computer Science - 20.03.2020

Physics - Computer Science - 20.03.2020
Berkeley Lab Cosmologists Are Top Contenders in Machine Learning Challenge
Berkeley Lab Cosmologists Are Top Contenders in Machine Learning Challenge
In searching for new particles, physicists can lean on theoretical predictions that suggest some good places to look and some good ways to find them: It's like being handed a rough sketch of a needle hidden in a haystack.

Computer Science - 20.03.2020

Computer Science - 18.03.2020
Cross-technology communication in the Internet of Things significantly simplified
Cross-technology communication in the Internet of Things significantly simplified
Researchers at Graz University of Technology have developed a framework by which wireless devices with different radio technologies will be able to communicate directly with each other.