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.
The claim aroused concerns about genomic privacy. But in a paper posted to BioRxiv, Erlich matched people to their genomes using easily accessible demographic data, showing Venter’s warning about serious privacy risks to be overstated.
A faculty affiliate of the CS Department, Venkatasubramanian synthesizes concepts from economics, political philosophy, game theory, statistical mechanics, and systems engineering into a quantitative theory for maximizing fairness in free-market capitalism.
“The Role of Conversation Context for Sarcasm Detection in Online Interactions” considers the larger context of online conversations to accurately detect sarcasm while also identifying what triggered a sarcastic reply.
For decades, devicemakers, engineers, and others have been able to count on a new generation of chips coming to market, … Continue reading Luca Carloni on the coming engineering renaissance in chip design
Student & Alumni News
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.
A former student (PhD’11) of Henning Schulzrinne, Baset is now CTO Security for IBM Blockchain Solutions, where he helps develop security practices focused on concerns unique to blockchain.
Augmented reality headsets made by Meta overlay 3D holograms on real world so people can do tasks—send emails, write code—from virtual screens. Meta’s founder is Meron Gribetz, a former student of Steven Feiner.