“Turn-taking cues in task-oriented dialogue” is named by International Speech and Communications Association as best paper published in Computer Speech and Language, 2011–2015.
Research & Papers
Computing in Context has added a new track for the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) to teach computational … Continue reading Computing in Context, a computer science course for liberal arts majors, expands with new SIPA track
Suman Jana worked with colleagues to create APEx, a tool for automatically finding error-handling bugs in C code.
He previously de-anonymized participants in a large genomic study by cross-referencing their donated genetic information to DNA information in publicly available databases.
In the segment Is Privacy Dead, beginning at 26:00, Erlich demonstrates security gaps in maintaining genetic anonymity.
Student & Alumni News
This summer, she taught computer science languages and principles to high school girls as part of the Summer Immersion Program, a 7-week, free program that enrolled 1560 girls across the US.
With few warning signs and no screening test, pancreatic cancer is usually not diagnosed until it is well advanced; 75% … Continue reading An interview with John Paparizzos: Hunting early signs of pancreatic cancer in web searches
Humans are not good at detecting when someone is lying, doing little better than chance level. More reliable are computational … Continue reading An interview with Sarah Ita Levitan: When changes in speech can indicate lies
She is one of only 200 young researchers invited to this event that brings together winners of scientific and mathematics awards (Abel, Fields, Turing, Nevanlinna).
Presented at the IEEE’s ICDCS, the method distributes information for generating a master password to different sources, eliminating a single point of failure.