Data & Computing

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Zhongjun Jin

Tool for structuring data creates efficiency for data scientists

Foofah is a tool that can help to minimize the effort and required background knowledge needed to clean up data.|Medium Read

Prof. Jason Corso on Artificial Intelligence

The most exciting use of AI for me focuses around a better collective use of our available resources, says Corso.|Medium Read
Geoalign

Finding meaning in varied data

Jie Song devised a method to combine summarized datasets that group information by incompatible units.|Short Read

An even smaller world’s smallest ‘computer’

The latest from IBM and now the University of Michigan is redefining what counts as a computer at the microscale.|Short Read
Michael Cafarella

Cafarella Receives VLDB Test of Time Award for Structured Web Data Search

This award is given to the VLDB paper published ten years earlier that has had the most influence since its publication. |Short Read
Large-scale data center

Designing a flexible future for massive data centers

A new approach recreates the power of a large server by linking up and pooling the resources of smaller computers with fast networking technology.|Medium Read
Graduation caps

Study maps careers of CS PhDs using decades of data

The researchers identified movement between industry, academia, and government work, tracked the growth of important organizations, and built predictive models for career transitions and employer retention.|Medium Read
Building online profiles

“Stitching” together a web user from scattered, messy data

Even though we interact with different web services in different ways, there are clues in the data that can indicate trends and identify a unique profile.|Short Read
Quantum security

Building a security standard for a post-quantum future

A large quantum computer could retroactively decrypt almost all internet communication ever recorded.|Medium Read
An artistic rendering of a hexagonal atomic lattice structure with a spiral pulse of light coming from the top left and hitting the center of the lattice.

Light could make semiconductor computers a million times faster or even go quantum

Electron states in a semiconductor, set and changed with pulses of light, could be the 0 and 1 of future “lightwave” electronics or room-temperature quantum computers.|Medium Read
Abstract lines connecting in space

$6.25M MURI project will decode world’s most complex networks

New tools could fight crime, protect financial system|Medium Read

Zakaria Aldeneh selected for IBM Ph.D. Fellowship

Aldeneh's research focuses on identifying the features of speech that make human interaction feel natural. |Short Read