The Atlantic cites research led by Yaniv Erlich in creating a genetic tree of 13M people for studying migration, life spans, and other patterns. The work, still under peer review, was posted to bioRxiv.
Research & Papers
Paper published in Harvard Journal of Law & Technology shows how technology blurs line between metadata and private content, eroding protections codified in pre-internet communications.
In a Nature Genetics article, researchers describe genotyping family members (rather than a patient), making it easier to collect DNA samples to carry out large-scale disease studies previously considered impossible.
Part of edX’s graduate-level MicroMasters series, the course gives everyone access to the same high level of AI instruction that Columbia’s on-campus students receive.
Fabricated in Columbia’s Computer Vision Lab, the camera—a sheet of adaptive lenses—bends to change the field of view. Thin and deformable, it can wrap around objects and still produce high-quality images.
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Cui’s research, which examined security risks of printers and other overlooked office devices, is the subject of a Fast Company article. Cui with his advisor, Salvatore Stolfo, founded Red Balloon Security to protect such devices.
Dingzeyu Li has been awarded an Adobe Research Fellowship, which recognizes outstanding graduate students doing exceptional research in areas of … Continue reading Dingzeyu Li awarded Adobe Research Fellowship
Text IQ uses NLP and ML techniques to streamline document review process for attorneys. Already profitable, the company saved customers $3M in legal expenses just this year, not counting what was saved by averting problems.
He received his PhD in 1999 under the supervision of Kathy McKeown. At Yale he will teach courses in Natural Language Processing and Artificial Intelligence and will lead the Language, Information, and Learning Lab.
The paper, The Social Dynamics of Language Change in Online Networks, used a data set of several million Twitter users to track language changes in progress.