Steven Bellovin writes about the video conferencing app Zoom and its security and privacy flaws.
Almost 400,000 babies were born prematurely—before 37 weeks gestation—in 2018 in the United States. One of the leading causes of newborn deaths and long-term disabilities, preterm birth (PTB) is considered a public health problem with … Continue reading Can AI Help Doctors Predict and Prevent Preterm Birth?
The Distinguished Lecture series brings computer scientists to Columbia to discuss current issues and research that is affecting their particular … Continue reading The Distinguished Lecture Series Explores the Latest in CS Research
The Data Science Institute (DSI) at Columbia University has awarded 2020 seed grants to research teams whose projects merge data science with traditional fields to solve pressing societal problems. DSI’s Seed Funds Program supports new … Continue reading Data Science Institute Seed Grants Support Interdisciplinary Research Across Columbia
Multidisciplinary collaborations across Columbia includes work by CS professors – Peter Allen and Paul Blaer’s scans of French cathedrals and Steven Feiner’s augmented reality app of a 16th century manuscript.
Nine papers from CS researchers were accepted to the ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms (SODA20), held in Salt Lake City, … Continue reading Papers from the Theory of Computing Group Accepted to SODA 2020
The 33rd Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS 2019) fosters the exchange of research on neural information processing systems … Continue reading 21 papers from CS researchers accepted to NeurIPS 2019
Assistant Professor Allison Bishop takes a look at failure and how people can learn from “unsuccessful” research. When it comes … Continue reading When Does Failure Become a Good Thing?
CS researchers presented a new method at SIGGRAPH Asia. The novel, multi-scale framework realistically and precisely imitates the complex dynamics of strands interacting with so-called shear-dependent liquids, such as mud, oil paint, melted chocolate, or pasta sauce.
With multiple grants, professor Luca Carloni works toward developing design methodologies and system architectures for heterogeneous computing. He foresees computing … Continue reading Getting Ready for the New Economy of Heterogeneous Computing
Papers from CS researchers were accepted to the 60th Annual Symposium on Foundations of Computer Science (FOCS 2019). The papers … Continue reading Four Papers from the Theory Group Accepted to FOCS 2019
After 26 years in the computer science department, professor Steven Nowick is retiring. Friends, colleagues, and those dear to him … Continue reading Steven Nowick Bids Farewell to the CS Department