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403 Forbidden – Study reveals new data on region-specific website blocking practices

A team of researchers unearthed new data on geographic denial of access to web content in a new paper.|Medium Read

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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Prof. Laura Balzano receives AFOSR Young Investigator Award for research that addresses massive streaming data

Balzano uses statistical signal processing, matrix factorization, and optimization to unravel dynamic and messy data.|Short Read
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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
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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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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It takes two photonic qubits to make quantum computing possible

Professors Ku and Steel are applying their expertise to take key next steps toward practical quantum computing|Medium Read

Faster, cheaper gene sequencing to make healthcare more precise

Genome sequencing could be as affordable as a routine medical test with highly efficient computing.|Short Read
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Solving impossible equations

Eric Michielssen has discovered a new way to rapidly analyze electromagnetic phenomena, and it’s catching on.|Medium Read
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The new law that will guide the future of information processing

The law of small numbers could impact the next generation of tools that deal with data.|Medium Read
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Memory-processing unit (MPU) could bring memristors to the masses

AI, weather forecasting and data science would all benefit from computers that store and process data in the same place. Memristors could be up to the task.|Medium Read
An earlier product of the Michigan Integrated Circuits Lab. Photo: Joseph Xu/Michigan Engineering

Beyond Moore’s law: $16.7M for advanced computing projects

DARPA’s initiative to reinvigorate the microelectronics industry draws deeply on Michigan Engineering expertise.|Medium Read