Using AI techniques, Kathleen McKeown and Julia Hirschberg are creating an automated, universal sentiment detection system for new languages, including low-resource languages where translators are few.
Research & Papers
Given at Princeton’s Institute for Advanced Study, Bishop’s talk surveys recent advances in program obfuscation, an area of theoretical cryptography that has seen unprecedented levels of activity over the past four years.
Legendary quantitative investment manager (and former Columbia computer scientist) David E. Shaw spoke to a packed auditorium about his research into high-speed simulations to understand molecular biology.
Part of edX’s graduate-level MicroMasters series, the course gives instruction in the technical aspects of physics-based animation. Grinspun’s research has been incorporated into films by Disney, Pixar, LucasFilm, Weta Digital, and other studios.
Augustin Chaintreau and grad students Mathias Lecuyer and Max Tucker scrapped Manhattan Airbnb listings, finding that most listings are rarely used but a small share of listings generates most of the revenue.
Student & Alumni News
For work in Bayesian deep learning, Dustin Tran has been awarded a Google PhD Fellowship in Machine Learning. This two-year … Continue reading Dustin Tran selected for Google PhD Fellowship
Two Columbia computer science undergrads, Millie Yang and Spencer Yen, have been selected to participate in the Kleiner Perkins Caufield … Continue reading Undergrads Millie Yang and Spencer Yen earn engineering fellowships from KPCB
His startup Parsegon also has an education focus, explains Pregasen in this Q&A by The Columbia Lion, helping students learn the language of math while enabling interactive math in the classroom and online.
Beginning this spring, five graduating computer science students—one senior from each of the four undergraduate schools and one student from … Continue reading Computer Science Department establishes Jonathan Gross Prizes to recognize top CS graduates
EyeStyle—a visual platform for connecting shoppers with retailers—was recently accepted into both the NYC Media Lab Combine program and the … Continue reading EyeStyle, a PhD side project, is accepted into two accelerator programs