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ADA Center holds 2020 symposium with virtual attendance, highlighting new research into computer design

The symposium highlighted new developments in computer architecture, and included a session on how the center's research can contribute to limiting the impact of pandemics.|Short Read
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Research on human biases in AI learning earns best student paper award

The project demonstrated that a certain bias in humans who train intelligent agents significantly reduced the effectiveness of the training.|Medium Read

Get to know: Xinyu Wang

“My research has the potential to democratize programming and make it possible for millions of people around the globe to automate otherwise tedious tasks using programming.”|Short Read
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Faster than COVID: a computer model that predicts the disease’s next move

Predictive model could help care providers stay safe, anticipate patient needs.|Medium Read
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Catching nuclear smugglers: fast algorithm could enable cost-effective detectors at borders

The algorithm can pick out weak signals from nuclear weapons materials, hidden in ordinary radiation sources like fertilizer.|Medium Read
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Making wind power more predictable: A Q&A with Eunshin Byon

Predictive modeling could help power companies get more consistent output from renewables.|Medium Read
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Building better coronavirus databases with automatic quality checks

The team will build high-quality datasets to enable automatic quality checking and fraud detection of the new coronavirus data.|Short Read
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Xueru Zhang awarded Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship

Zhang is working to improve data security and address important ethical issues related to AI and discriminatory data sets. |Short Read
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Live public street cams are tracking social distancing

Virtually visit (what should be) desolate intersections around the world during COVID-19.|Medium Read
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Undergraduate research on speeding up data centers earns ACM first prize

The student's project targets critical moments where the next instruction in a program is only available in a slower type of memory.|Short Read
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Analytical model predicts exactly how much a piece of hardware will speed up data centers

The analytical model, called Accelerometer, can be applied in the early stages of an accelerator’s design to predict its effectiveness before ever being installed.|Medium Read
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Researchers to use brain scans to understand gender bias in software development

The team will use fMRI to identify some of the underlying processes that occur when a code reviewer weighs in on a piece of software and its author.|Medium Read