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Two papers announced among 10 most influential in healthcare and infection control

The papers provide data-driven solutions to hospital infection and the use of machine learning in healthcare.|Short Read
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Students celebrate women in computing at Grace Hopper

“When you constantly feel like you're a minority, it is reassuring to attend events like GHC to remind you that you are not alone.”|Medium Read
Lynn Conway, Emerita Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, speaks at a U-M Workshop on Nano and Micro Manufacturing

Computing pioneer to receive honorary U-M doctorate

Lynn Conway is a leader in the microchip design revolution that made cell phones and laptops possible, and an internationally-recognized advocate for transgender rights.|Medium Read
Emily Mower Provost, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, speaks at the Ada Lovelace Opera: A Celebration of Women in Computing event. Photo: Joseph Xu

The logic of feeling: Teaching computers to identify emotions

A Q&A with machine learning expert Emily Mower Provost.|Medium Read
Value trees

Gaining a deeper understanding of how personal values are expressed in text

Researchers used hierarchical trees to provide a better idea of how concepts are represented and related in a collection of text.|Short Read

Todd Austin recognized for outstanding achievements

Austin is a recognized leader in the area of computer architecture research.|Short Read
Baris Kasikci

Making software failures a little less catastrophic

Researchers have implemented a new way to diagnose software failures with a high degree of accuracy and efficiency.|Short Read
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Computing visionary honored by Michigan Engineering

The highest accolade from the Michigan Engineering Alumni Board goes to a thought leader with a track record of predicting the industry’s future.|Short Read
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Tyche: A new permission model to defend against smart home hacks

"The work is an important step towards understanding how to make tradeoffs between usability and security."|Short Read
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Michigan CS makes waves at Tapia 2018

Eight students from CSE traveled to the conference this year, marking a new highpoint in attendance.|Medium Read
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Norman Scott (1918–2018): In Memoriam

Over the course of his career Scott became internationally recognized for his work on digital computer logic and design.|Short Read
Prof. Rada Mihalcea

A champion for women in computer science

“We are trying to change the stereotypes.”|Short Read