To end his talk “Can we store all of world’s data on a pickup truck,” Erlich makes bold prediction that DNA storage could be cheaper than magnetic storage within a decade.
With the national average slightly below 20%, Columbia’s relatively high percentage of women CS majors in the 2016-2017 academic year ranks it among the top US universities in attracting women to computer science.
“Travel in Large-Scale Head-Worn VR” teleports users through virtual environments by allowing them to determine orientation in advance. Another project from Feiner’s lab, “Remote Collaboration in AR and VR Using Virtual Replicas” won a third place … Continue reading Team from Steven Feiner’s lab wins Grand Prize at NYC Media Lab Summit
“Anomalous Payload-based Network Intrusion Detection,” co-written with Ke Wang and published in 2004, describes one of the first anomaly detection methods for identifying deviations indicative of a security breach or attempted attack.
The paper describes the aircode technique to physically tag 3D-printed objects with information using carefully designed air pockets inserted beneath an object’s surface. UIST, a top venue for HCI, will be held October 22-25.
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A former student of Kathy McKeown and now an MIT professor, Barzilay developed novel solutions for multi-document summarization along with new algorithms for identifying paraphrases. Her work was integrated as part of Columbia’s Newsblaster system.
In this interview, Adrian Tang describes how the CLKSCREW attack exploits the design of energy management systems to breach hardware … Continue reading Devices shown to be vulnerable via remote CLKSCREW attack on energy management system
Of 200 applicants, Pai was one of sixteen to receive this $3K scholarship to increase STEM diversity. Selection was based on academic achievement and an essay on an inspiring female leader. Pai’s subject: Ansaf Salleb-Aouissi.
Sharon Chen has already built two successful websites: ClickPA to help teenagers in Palo Alto more easily find local events and activities, and Wordcradle to motivate writers to set and meet target goals.
His winning presentation shows how to augment proprietary networks with public internet bandwidth to greatly enhance the user experience for wide-area communications. Kunal is a PhD student advised by Vishal Misra and Dan Rubenstein.