computer science

May 9, 2017  |  The Abstract

Social, Computer Scientists Want to Share Data On Group Behavior

Computer and social scientists have collaborated to develop a large data set on how group behavior and technology influence decision-making – and they want to share that data with other researchers.

May 1, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Device Allows Users to Manipulate 3-D Virtual Objects More Quickly

Researchers have developed a user-friendly, inexpensive controller for manipulating virtual objects in a computer program in three dimensions.

May 1, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Study Finds Gender Bias in Open-Source Programming

A study comparing acceptance rates of contributions from men and women in an open-source software community finds that women’s contributions tend to be accepted more often than men’s – but when a woman’s gender is identifiable, they are rejected more often.

Feb 8, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

New System Makes It Harder to Track Bitcoin Transactions

Researchers have developed a system that could make it significantly more difficult for observers to identify or track the parties involved in any given Bitcoin transaction.

Dec 12, 2016  |  The Abstract

NC State Hosts NSF Big Data Research Center

NC State University has been selected as a new site of the existing Center for Hybrid Multicore Productivity Research.

Sep 27, 2016

NSF-funded Afterschool Program Powering Up in Durham

Middle school students in Durham will have time to explore electrical engineering and computer science as part of a 3-year, National Science Foundation project NC State is leading.

Sep 14, 2016  |  The Abstract

Researchers Eye Gaming As Tool for Boosting Computer Science Skills, Diversity in Middle Schools

An interdisciplinary team of researchers is launching an initiative that will use a custom-designed video game to boost computational thinking in middle school science classrooms and foster diversity in the sciences.

Sep 7, 2016  |  Campus Life

Don’t Get Snagged by Phishing Scams

Cyber attacks are on the rise. To fight back, NC State is hosting numerous events in October to help you identify and stop the spread of phishing attacks on campus. It’s all part of National Cyber Security Awareness Month.

Aug 25, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Find Vulnerabilities in iPhone, iPad Operating System

An international team of computer science researchers has identified serious security vulnerabilities in the iOS – the operating system used in Apple’s iPhone and iPad devices. The vulnerabilities make a variety of attacks possible.

May 2, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

New Tech Uses Hardware, Software to Train Dogs More Efficiently

NC State researchers have developed and used a customized suite of technologies that allows a computer to train a dog autonomously, with the computer effectively responding to the dog based on the dog’s body language.