Applications

UpNext team

Party for the people: UpNext app lets users shape the playlist

CS students want to empower party-goers and democratize the dancefloor.|Short Read
Concentrated surgeon performing surgery with her team

No sponge left behind: tags for surgical equipment

A simple, easy-to-implement technology could prevent the debilitating injuries that can occur when organs are damaged by surgical tools left in the body.|Medium Read

Student-built app guides Smithsonian gallery visitors through ancient Asian art exhibit

The app, developed by a team of UM students through the Multidisciplinary Design Program, traces the historic pilgrimage of 8th century Korean monk Hyecho to provide context for the exhibit.|Short Read

Kurator Will Help You Curate Your Personal Digital Content

Kurator is a hybrid intelligence system leveraging mixed-expertise crowds to help families curate their personal digital content, including videos and photos.|Short Read
Smart phone user

CHORUS: The Crowd-Powered Conversational Assistant

Researchers have developed a crowd-powered conversational assistant, Chorus, and deployed it to see how users and workers would interact together when mediated by the system.|Short Read

Social interaction patterns provide clues to real life changes

The identified changes in social media behavior may point to real events and changes, some of which can benefit from intervention.|Short Read

University of Michigan students create app to help with food allergies

A project started by University of Michigan students has the chance to make daily life easier for people with food allergies or special diets.|Medium Read

Sang Won Lee receives Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship for research into facilitating collaboration for creative and artistic tasks

Lee investigates how we can coordinate collaboration among users and crowd workers, especially for complex tasks that require creativity.|Short Read

CSE-based startup Clinc receives $6.3M in funding to further develop intelligent banking assistant

Clinc has built Finie, the world’s most advanced voice-controlled A.I. platform for banking.|Short Read
Photo of Lingjia Tang

Lingjia Tang selected to receive Facebook Faculty Award

She recently helped develop a modular load tester platform for data centers, which is designed to help measure and mitigate tail latency.|Short Read
Clinc logo

CSE-based startup receives funding to develop systems based on intelligent personal assistant technology

Clinc has built Lucida, its state-of- the-art, open-source intelligent assistant and machine learning platform that allows developers and the open-source community to easily create and deploy personalized voice and vision-based intelligent assistants.|Short Read
Prof. Satinder Singh Baveja

New venture is on the path to build continual learning AIs

Cogitai was formed with the aim of developing AI technology that empowers machines to learn from interaction with the real world.|Short Read