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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
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Putting hardware accelerators to work with automatic code translation

Most programs in use today have to be completely rewritten at a very low level to reap the benefits of hardware acceleration. This system demonstrates how to make that translation automatic.|Medium Read
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Big data, small footprint

How changing the rules of computing could lighten Big Data’s impact on the internet.|Medium Read

Real-time monitor tracks the growing use of network filters for censorship

The team says their framework can scalably and semi-automatically monitor the use of filtering technologies for censorship at global scale.|Medium Read

Emotion recognition has a privacy problem – here’s how to fix it

Researchers have demonstrated the ability to “unlearn” sensitive identifying data from audio used to train machine learning models|Short Read

Generating realistic stock market data for deeper financial research

A team at Michigan proposed an approach to generating realistic and high-fidelity stock market data to enable broader study of financial markets|Medium Read
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Three faculty earn MIDAS grants to broaden the frontiers of data science

This round of funding strongly encourages pioneering work with the potential for major expansion.|Short Read
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Post-silicon computing gets one step closer

Tunable semiconductor could lead to faster, more efficient computers|Medium Read
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MIDCE Catalyst Grant awarded to Yulin Pan for Ocean Wave Forecast project

Assistant Professor Yulin Pan has been awarded a MIDCE Catalyst Grant for his Ocean Wave Forecast project|Short Read
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Best Student Paper Award for work on faster network classification for machine learning

Comparing graphs the team's tool is up to an order of magnitude faster than competitive baselines.|Short Read