“Pixel Approximate Entropy” technique quantifies visual complexity by providing a score that automatically identifies difficult charts; could help users in emergency settings to read data at a glance and make better decisions faster.
In light of how easy it is to identify people based on their DNA, researchers suggest ways to protect genetic … Continue reading How Can We Keep Genetic Data Safe?
Four papers were accepted to the Foundations of Computer Science (FOCS) symposium. CS researchers worked alongside colleagues from various organizations to … Continue reading New algorithms developed by CS researchers at FOCS 2018
The gender gap in technology is growing, and it’s not just for the reasons that you might expect. While access to opportunity – or rather the lack thereof – is often pointed to as the … Continue reading Women in Technology Initiative Addresses Gender Gap
The department welcomes Baishakhi Ray, Ronghui Gu, Carl Vondrick and Tony Dear. Baishakhi Ray Assistant Professor, Computer Science PhD, University … Continue reading CS Welcomes New Faculty
Student & Alumni News
Len Blavatnik (M.S. ’91) is 27th on the Forbes 400 list. Blavatnik has given $500 million to charities, including Columbia University’s Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science.
Kai-Fu Lee (B.S. ’83) included in WIRED’s anniversary issue for his work that brings humanity to artificial intelligence.
Artificial intelligence (AI) has seeped into the daily lives of people in the developed world. From virtual assistants to recommendation engines, AI is in the news, our homes and offices. There is a lot of … Continue reading AI For Humanity: Using AI To Make A Positive Impact In Developing Countries
Alex Calderwood, Shreya Vaidyanathan, and Erin Riglin reviewed 2,700+ Twitter accounts in a story that was published in Wired. The three are grad students under the CS and Columbia Journalism School’s dual degree program.
The ACL organizing committee announced that Winn and the team won one of two short paper awards given at this year’s conference.