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U-M, Cavium partner on Big Data research computing platform

The new partnership will provide scalable storage and an analytic software framework available to all U-M researchers. |Medium Read

$1.6M toward artificial intelligence for data science

DARPA is trying to build a system that can turn large data sets into models that can make predictions, and U-M is in on the project.|Medium Read

‘Sensors in a Shoebox’ empower citizens to gather data about communities

Civil engineering and education researchers are working together with Detroit teens.|Short Read
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Evigia founder Navid Yazdi creates essential sensor networks

Alumnus Navid Yazdi develops sensors that accomplish incredible tasks.|Medium Read
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Eunshin Byon receives funding from National Science Foundation

Professor Eunshin Byon has received funding for a project to demonstrate how dramatically data science innovations can benefit the wind industry.|Short Read

Computing + data wide across the curriculum

Rob Rutenbar points out that people need a systematic middle way to take CS “wide” into diverse disciplines.|Short Read
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“Learning database” speeds queries from hours to seconds

Verdict can make databases deliver answers more than 200 times faster while maintaining 99 percent accuracy. |Medium Read

Movie design for specific target audiences

Researchers are working to design a successful movie that will attract the interest of a targeted demographic by leveraging user ratings, reviews, and product characteristics.|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
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A breakthrough for large scale computing

New software finally makes ‘memory disaggregation’ practical.|Medium Read
Researcher holds up invention

Next-gen computing inspired by biology

New memristor chips can see patterns over pixels.|Medium Read
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Barzan Mozafari named Morris Wellman Faculty Development Professor

Prof. Mozafari is passionate about building large-scale data-intensive systems that are more scalable, more robust, and more predictable.|Medium Read