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A runner kneels down to prepare to begin the race

Has the Olympics changed how it measures false-starts in track?

A Q&A with a biomechanics expert who has researched reaction times|Medium Read
Featured information art concept

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
Catharine McGhan, Engineering 101 GSI, introduces students to C++ in a CAEN Lab in the Pierpont Commons on North Campus in Ann Arbor, MI on March 12, 2013. Photo: Joseph Xu

Fake news detector algorithm works better than a human

System sniffs out fakes up to 76 percent of the time.|Medium Read
MDST at Quicken Loans

Michigan Data Science Team wrangles big data

MDST brings together students from many fields to get their hands dirty with real data science problems and tools.|Medium Read
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
Geoalign

Finding meaning in varied data

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

CSE graduate student earns NSF Graduate Research Fellowship for research on data mining

Tara Safavi's research focuses on scalable and adaptive data mining algorithms using tools like hashing and sampling.|Short Read