The paper describes the aircode technique to physically tag 3D-printed objects with information using carefully designed air pockets inserted beneath an object’s surface. UIST, a top venue for HCI, will be held October 22-25.
The claim aroused concerns about genomic privacy. But in a paper posted to BioRxiv, Erlich matched people to their genomes using easily accessible demographic data, showing Venter’s warning about serious privacy risks to be overstated.
“The Role of Conversation Context for Sarcasm Detection in Online Interactions” considers the larger context of online conversations to accurately detect sarcasm while also identifying what triggered a sarcastic reply.
For decades, devicemakers, engineers, and others have been able to count on a new generation of chips coming to market, … Continue reading Luca Carloni on the coming engineering renaissance in chip design
Last week in Stockholm, Columbia researchers presented three papers at Interspeech, the largest and most comprehensive conference on the science … Continue reading Columbia speech researchers present four papers in August
Interactive Robogami, an MIT CSAIL project, lets anyone design a robot in minutes, and 3D-print and assemble it in as little as four hours. A key feature is controlling a robot’s gait and geometry.
The paper, by three Columbia researchers, describes CLKSCREW, a new class of fault attacks that exploit the security-obliviousness of energy management mechanisms. The attack does not require physical access to devices or fault injection equipment.
The Winner’s Curse—where newly discovered genetic effects are consistently overestimated and fail consistently to replicate in subsequent studies—afflicts every genome-wide … Continue reading Genome-wide association studies, minus the Winner’s Curse, are shown to be reliable and replicable
Eitan Grinspun and Changxi Zheng worked with MIT researchers to create InstantCAD, a plugin providing real-time feedback on how design changes affect performance. A paper describing InstantCAD will be presented at SIGGRAPH in August.
When 108,000 students enrolled in her inaugural online edX artificial intelligence course, Ansaf Salleb-Aouissi and two assistants divided up among … Continue reading Ansaf Salleb-Aouissi receives provost award to build MOOC chatbot
In a DARPA project, researchers are looking to build a less invasive implant device at the scale of 1M channels. Such a device would dramatically expand ways artificial systems can support brain functions.
“Settling the query complexity of non-adaptive junta testing” was named best paper at last week’s 32nd Computational Complexity Conference (CCC), … Continue reading Paper by Columbia researchers named best paper at Computational Complexity Conference