Last month, the National Science Foundation announced that it will fund COSMOS, a large-scale, outdoor testbed for a new generation … Continue reading Interview with Henning Schulzrinne on the coming COSMOS testbed
Daniel Hsu and his student Arushi Gupta show it is possible to build discrete choice models by estimating parameters from … Continue reading In discrete choice modeling, estimating parameters from two or three—not all—options
In a new approach to security, Sethumadhavan will work with a team of researchers, many from the Data Science Institute, to build security mechanisms into the well-defined interface between hardware and software.
In a paper presented this week at the Web Conference, authors Ana-Andreea Stoica, Christopher Riederer, and Augustin Chaintreau identify an algorithmic glass ceiling in social networks after analyzing effects of gender, homophily, and growth dynamics.
By imperceptibly changing, or perturbing, the shapes of fonts, Columbia researchers have invented a way to embed hidden information in ordinary … Continue reading FontCode: Hiding information in plain text, unobtrusively and across file types
“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.
Peter Allen and Eugene Wu of Columbia’s Computer Science Department are each recipients of a Google Faculty Research Award. This highly … Continue reading Peter Allen and Eugene Wu selected for Google Faculty Research Awards
A study published in Science describes how researchers created, from 86M genealogy profiles, population-scale family trees to reassess longevity and marriage and migration patterns. Yaniv Erlich is the study’s senior author.
A counting problem asks the question: What is the exact number of solutions that exist for a given instance of … Continue reading Interview with Xi Chen, coauthor of Complexity Dichotomies for Counting Problems
For his proposal “Interactive Matcher Debugging via Adversarial Generation,” Eugene Wu has been awarded an Amazon Research Award. This unrestricted … Continue reading With Amazon Research Award, Eugene Wu will add interactivity and adversarial generation to entity matching