When data can be anywhere, what country has jurisdiction? In a case involving an Outlook user—whose data was stored in Ireland by a US company (Microsoft)—a US court will rule on what country’s laws apply.
Research & Papers
How best to efficiently search for similar items in a large dataset? In this Simons Foundation talk, Alexandr Andoni describes using the tools and perspectives of high-dimensional geometry to benefit search algorithms.
Co-invented by Peter Belhumeur, this free app uses facial recognition technology to identify plant species from a photograph taken of their leaves.
Funville Adventures tells the story of 9-year old Emmy and her 5-year old brother Leo who find themselves transported to … Continue reading Author Interview: Allison Bishop on the learning opportunities of math-based fantasy
Schulzrinne, who co-developed key VoIP and other multimedia protocols, takes a look back at what was learned from deploying the land line, 2G, 3G, and 4G.
Student & Alumni News
Two Columbia Engineering PhD students, João P. Cerqueira (Electrical Engineering) and Thomas J. Repetti (Computer Science), have been named recipients … Continue reading João P. Cerqueira and Thomas J. Repetti earn Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship
The Jonathan Gross Prize is being awarded this year for the first time to honor students who graduate at the … Continue reading Jonathan Gross Prize recognizes top CS graduates
A former student of Steven Feiner, Wilcox is now assistant professor in the School of Interactive Computing at Georgia Tech.
Zweben will speak at SEAS Class Day on May 15, when he will also be awarded the Illig Medal, the highest honor awarded an engineering undergraduate.
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