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
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.
The article, in this month’s Communications of the ACM, makes several recommendations, including written career goals, access to workshops and events, and dedicated institutional support to instill a sense of belonging. (Article requires login.)
How do you search for documents, both text and speech, in a language you don’t speak or understand? Right now, … Continue reading Searching for documents when you don’t know the language: Kathy McKeown to lead effort with $14M IARPA grant
As curiosity and enthusiasm grow around both augmented reality and virtual reality, Feiner and other panelists discuss what is new in these rapidly maturing fields and what most excites them.
In this PRI interview, Vishal Misra, who helped shape India’s strong net neutrality regulations, uses analogies to explain net neutrality while discussing how the diverging paths taken by the US and India will affect innovation.
Monday she took questions on how she overcame hating math to being a CS professor at Columbia, a children’s book author, and a quantitative researcher at IEX. Her students got into the act also.
Henning Schulzrinne, former CTO of the FCC, answers questions about the likely repeal of the Open Internet Report and Order, and how it removes essentially all regulatory oversight from broadband Internet access.
Last Friday, with less than a week remaining before the FCC’s expected repeal of the Open Internet Rules, a panel … Continue reading Panel on net neutrality discussed upcoming repeal of net neutrality rules