“An Analysis of the Skype Peer-to-Peer Internet Telephony Protocol” (2006) was first paper to use traffic analysis to reverse-engineer an intentionally obscured network application. The other coauthor, Salman Baset, was Schulzrinne’s student at the time.
For their collaborative project “Acceleration of Deep Neural Networks via Heterogeneous Computing for Real-Time Processing of Neutrino and Particle-Trace Imagery,” Luca … Continue reading Luca Carloni and Georgia Karagiorgi (Physics) are among 2018 RISE awardees
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a $1.2M, four-year grant to computer science theorists Christos Papadimitriou and Mihalis Yannakakis for their … Continue reading Christos Papadimitriou and Mihalis Yannakakis receive $1.2M NSF grant
“Discriminative Training Methods for Hidden Markov Models: Theory and Experiments with Perceptron Algorithms” laid the foundation for how to use machine learning methods across a range of natural language processing tasks.
Award cites Yung’s innovative contributions to computer and network security. Yung (CS PhD ’88) is an adjunct and visiting faculty at Columbia and has advised several PhD students including Gödel Prize winner Matthew K. Franklin.
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“How wonderful would it be if the growth of scientific and technological innovation would come along with more equality and … Continue reading Not the usual hackathon: Five Columbia students travel to Rome for the Vatican’s VHacks competition
A PhD candidate advised by Shree Nayar, Smith is the creator of RAD (racing auditory display), which uses audio cues so players who are visually impaired can play existing video racing games.
Maynard Marshall Ball has been selected to receive a two-year IBM PhD Fellowship for the 2018-19 and 2019-2020 academic years. … Continue reading Maynard Marshall Ball awarded IBM PhD Fellowship
Unequal parts hackathon and learnathon—the emphasis is solidly on learning—the annual DevFest took place last month with 1300 participants attending. … Continue reading DevFest draws 1300 beginner, intermediate, and experienced coders
PhD student Brian A. Smith developed the RAD—racing auditory display—to enable people who are visually impaired to play the same racing games sighted players play, with the same level of speed, control, and excitement.