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Tag: computer science

Sep 22, 2020

Podcast: Robocalls

Computer scientist Brad Reaves talks about robocalls - how they work and what happens when you answer one. 

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Aug 18, 2020

Study Debunks Robocall Myths, Lays Groundwork for Stopping Them

Robocalls are not getting worse. But this study shows how bad they can be. 

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Jul 14, 2020

Tech Sector Job Interviews Assess Anxiety, Not Software Skills

The design of "technical interviews" is hurting the tech sector. 

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Apr 8, 2020

Visualization Tool Tracks COVID-19

NC State analytics experts develop a new visualization tool that can help users find useful information about COVID-19's spread. 

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Feb 6, 2020

Design Approach May Help Fix Bias in Artificial Intelligence

A new approach to design may help address bias in AI. 

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Feb 5, 2020

Improving AI’s Ability to Identify Students Who Need Help

A new AI model is better able to predict how much students are learning in educational games. 

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Nov 13, 2019

Making (Fun) Multi-Player Gaming an Educational Experience

A new video game framework keeps multiple players engrossed in the learning experience while fostering collaboration and problem solving. 

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Oct 22, 2019

Browser Tool Aims To Help Researchers ID Malicious Websites, Code

Open-source tool tracks JavaScript to ID malicious behavior. 

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Oct 21, 2019

New Framework Makes AI Systems More Transparent Without Sacrificing Performance

Researchers are proposing a framework that would allow users to understand the rationale behind AI decisions. 

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Oct 2, 2019

How AI Will Help Train the Soldiers of the Future

NC State and Army Futures Command are developing AI training tools to save lives in the field. 

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Aug 27, 2019

Using Wi-Fi Like Sonar to Measure Speed and Distance of Indoor Movement

A new technique for measuring speed and distance in indoor environments could be used to improve navigation and gaming technologies. 

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Jul 25, 2019

Using Virtual Reality to Create New Tech for First Responders

Virtual reality allows researchers to develop and test new technologies for first responders without putting lives at risk. 

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May 22, 2019

Solving the Riddle of Genes

Nikhil Milind, a 2019 Goldwater Scholar, is melding computer science and biology to explore links between genetics and disease. 

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May 21, 2019

Intelligent Life

From chromosomes deep in the heart of a cell to exoplanets in the farthest reaches of space, Goldwater Scholar Ana Sofia Uzsoy is doing research to help us understand the universe at every scale. 

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May 6, 2019

Low-Cost Intervention Boosts Undergraduate Interest In Computer Science

A short online intervention can increase interest in computer science for male and female undergraduate students.