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.
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
The Eighth Symposium on Educational Advances in Artificial Intelligence 2018 (EAAI-18) has selected Ansaf Salleb-Aouissi as one of the EAAI … Continue reading Ansaf Salleb-Aouissi named an EAAI 2018 New and Future AI Educator
Working with colleagues in academia and industry, Steven Nowick and his group have conducted the first direct experimental comparison between an asynchronous … Continue reading In direct comparison, an asynchronous network-on-chip design outperforms a leading-edge commercial synchronous chip
One of 54 new fellows recognized for their transformative roles in advancing technology in the digital age, Chang was cited for “contributions to large-scale multimedia content recognition and multimedia information retrieval.”
New paper by Thomas Effland, Anna Lawson, Luis Gravano, Daniel Hsu, and NYC Health Department epidemiologists describes enhancements to system that reads NYC restaurant Yelp reviews and has identified 10 food poisoning outbreaks since 2012.