NC State’s Online Programs Move Up in Rankings
NC State makes big gains in this year’s ranking of the nation’s top online degree programs. Take a look at the reasons behind NC State’s rising reputation.
Combining Experiments, Models Boosts Social Behavior Research
Researchers are outlining a new approach to behavioral research that draws on experimental studies and computer models to offer insights into organizational and group behavior.
Gaming to Inspire Future Generations of Health Scientists
Researchers are developing an online adventure game designed to inspire future generations to pursue health-related careers.
Making AI ‘Intentional’: a Case Study and New Programming Framework
Computer science researchers have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) game-playing program that exhibits social reasoning and “intentionality.”
Study Finds Auto-Fix Tool Gets More Programmers to Upgrade Code
Failure to make necessary upgrades to software code can have dire consequences, such as the major data breach at Equifax.
Computer Sciences Will Rock the Oval
Centennial Rocks, slated for Wednesday at the Oval, will bring the NC State community and Centennial Campus partners together for an event that features food, fun, beer and live music.
New Tool Increases Adaptability, Autonomy of ‘Skyrim’ Nonplayer Characters
A new tool can be used to create Skyrim nonplayer characters (NPCs) that allow for more variability and flexibility in game play.
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.
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.
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.