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Risky Business
June 25, 2015
David Kempe analyzes the tradeoffs in aligning the goals of crowdsourcing applications and the goals of its users through incentives.
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Using Flying Robots to Create a Virtual Reality
June 24, 2015
Nora Ayanian is developing a virtual world with the use of quadrotors
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Making A Difference
June 19, 2015
USC Viterbi student Brian Kim, founder of HackSC and a KPCB Fellow, leverages technology to make the world a better place.
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Classrooms without borders
June 19, 2015
In the iPodia course, students from around the world learn together in real time. But technology is only part of the picture.
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Going Viral
June 18, 2015
USC team recognized for predicting disease outbreaks.
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Coding Like a Girl
June 16, 2015
USC Viterbi's Department of Computer Science held a free all-girl summer coding camp for K-12 students
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A Race to Identify Twitter Bots
June 15, 2015
Aram Galstyan and his team create a method for uncovering social media bots.
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ABC News: Government Hacked
June 14, 2015
Clifford Neuman was interviewed about a breach of government personnel data
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Clearing L.A. traffic, one problem at at time
June 11, 2015
Together, Cyrus Shahabi and Ugur Demiryurek are making it easier to navigate Los Angeles, from personal vehicles to fleets of delivery trucks.
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USC Viterbi Student Named Google Fellow
June 10, 2015
Moshref Javadi one of only 15 Ph.D. students nationwide named to prestigious fellowship
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Creativity, Innovation and Exploration
June 04, 2015
USC Games Events Showcase Stellar Student Talent
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MIT Technology Review: Household Robots Are Here, But Where Are They Going?
June 03, 2015
Maja Matarić, director of the Robotics and Autonomous Systems Center, comments on the growing presence of household robots
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ACM Group to Recognize Innovations that Are Advancing Power of Computing
June 01, 2015
Prof. Shang-Hua Teng awarded prestigious Gödel prize for improvements in the running time for core problems in algorithmic graph theory
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WIRED: USC Viterbi’s Szekely and Knoblock develop an internet search tool to combat human trafficking
May 20, 2015
Domain-specific Insight Graphs, or DIG, organize publicly available information on the Internet into maps, timelines and tables for law enforcement to track missing people.
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MIT Tech Review: Hao Li modifies Oculus Rift to show a user’s facial expressions in virtual reality
May 20, 2015
Hao Li worked with Facebook's Oculus Rift to develop a project that allows computer avatars to mirror the facial expressions of Oculus users, making their online personas more realistic.
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  U.S. News: USC Viterbi Online Graduate Computer Information Technology Program Ranked #1
May 20, 2015
USC Viterbi's online Information Technology graduate program has been recognized above all others by measure of student engagement, faculty credentials, admissions selectivity, and other factors.
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2015 USC Viterbi Undergraduate Awards
May 20, 2015
Graduating USC Viterbi students recognized for their outstanding academics, leadership and service
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May 15, 2015
Joy reigned supreme at the 2015 USC Viterbi undergraduate commencement, where students were encouraged to reach for the stars.
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Master Class
May 15, 2015
USC Viterbi master's graduates are encouraged to shape the future.
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Paging All Doctors of Philosophy, Grand Challenges Beckon
May 14, 2015
2015 cohort of USC Viterbi Ph.D. recipients urged to solve “the problems of our age”
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NEWS ROUND-UP: Algorithm Predicts Email Behavior
May 12, 2015
An algorithm from a study of over 16 billion emails shows the predicability in the human behavior of emails
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Aaron St. Clair and Simin Mehrabani Receive the 2015 Viterbi Undergraduate Mentoring Award
May 08, 2015
Ph.D. students Aaron St. Clair and Simin Mehrabani are recognized for their dedication to assisting undergraduate students and are awarded the Viterbi Undergraduate Mentoring Award
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Faculty Profile: Wyatt Lloyd
May 07, 2015
Meet new faculty member and Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Wyatt Lloyd and learn about his research goals at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering!
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Washington Post: Startups Look to Quantum Computing for the Future
May 05, 2015
Daniel Lidar comments on the potential of quantum computing and notes that one of two commercially available quantum computers in the world is owned by Lockheed and USC
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Celebrating Success
May 05, 2015
The 2015 Faculty & Staff Awards showcases excellence at USC Viterbi.
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CBS LA: The Danger of Keyless Locks
April 29, 2015
Clifford Neuman discusses the dangers of smart locks
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USC NEWS: What Will Tomorrow's Computers Look Like? Nothing Like Today's
April 29, 2015
Andrew Gordon predicts future of interactions between technology and humans
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A Marketplace for Algorithms
April 28, 2015
Former Ph.D. candidate sees an opportunity in bringing algorithms out of academia and into the marketplace
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IEEE Computer Society: Viktor Prasanna Wins the 2015 IEEE-CS Wallace McDowell Award
April 20, 2015
Viktor Prasanna, Charles Lee Powell Chair at USC Viterbi, is awarded the 2015 IEEE-CS Wallace McDowell Award for his work in reconfigurable computing
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MIT Technology Review: Algorithm Predicts When Emails End
April 10, 2015
Farshad Kooti has sorted through billions of emails and created an algorithm that can predict when a thread will end
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10 Reasons to Love Robots at USC Viterbi
April 10, 2015
Local elementary and middle school students at the April 7 USC Robotics Open House learned about robotics and the value of STEM education.
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Fast Company: Coding Against HIV
April 08, 2015
Milind Tambe works on an algorithm that looks into reducing the chance of HIV among homeless youth
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Daily Breeze: 3D Technology On the Way to Taking Actors' Jobs
April 07, 2015
Paul Debevec explains how advanced computer graphics will disrupt the entertainment industry and eventually make real actors seem like a luxury
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Wired: Self-Driving Car Cruises Across the Country
April 06, 2015
Jeffrey Miller comments on the self-driving car that successfully drove across the country, noting that the publicity from this, not the technology, will help the most
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Forbes: Free Apps Are Costing You in Other Ways
April 03, 2015
Research conducted by William Halfond shows that free mobile phone applications may not cost money, but drain battery life and increase data costs
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Watch This Video to Screen Yourself for Parkinson’s Disease
March 27, 2015
Laurent Itti’s lab researches how eye-tracking software can screen for neurological disorders quickly and effectively.
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Big Data for 3-D Hair Scanning
March 26, 2015
Hao Li uses machine learning to build 3-D models of hair
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Inc.: USC Students' Startups Deemed Two of The Coolest College Startups of 2015
March 24, 2015
Inc. lists Stasis Labs and TalentTrail two of the "Coolest College Startups" of 2015
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Measuring Empathy
March 18, 2015
USC Viterbi Professor Shrikanth Narayanan’s interdisciplinary research could improve therapist-patient relationships.
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National Review: Hillary Clinton's 'Servergate'
March 09, 2015
Pierson Clair comments on the security issues regarding Hillary Clinton's private email account
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CS Freshman Designs New App for USC WebReg to Win Competition
March 05, 2015
USC Viterbi computer science student Riley Testut and his sister Kassidy Testut win top prize for Testut Tech
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Pixels, Not Paint: Engineers Create the Most Realistic Presidential Portrait Ever
February 27, 2015
USC computer science team helps create the first 3D-printed bust of a U.S. president
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Next City: Solving Homelessness with Algorithms
February 24, 2015
Milind Tambe discusses the complications in creating an algorithm designed to end homelessness
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Maja Matarić on Robots, Friends and Movies
February 24, 2015
In the latest installment of the USC Viterbi podcast, "Popcorn and Jetpacks," Maja Matarić discusses the future of robotics
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Best In Class
February 23, 2015
Startups from the second USC Viterbi Startup Garage shared their new technologies with 500 friends at Demo Day.
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EdTech Magazine: Robots Won't Replace Humans
February 18, 2015
Maja Matarić's researches the progression of robots becoming socially assistive
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An Algorithm to Battle the Spread of HIV Among Homeless Youth
February 13, 2015
USC Viterbi computer scientists and USC Social Work professors team up to battle HIV
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Sports Analytics: A New Intriguing Computer Science Capstone Design Class
February 02, 2015
Using soccer games as test beds for developing new video indexing technology
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A Future Where Machines Are Knowledgeable Partners
January 28, 2015
At the Information Sciences Institute, Daniel Marcu and collaborators research artificial intelligence and natural language processing
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PCMag: SuperBots in Space
January 22, 2015
Wei-Min Shen discusses his research on reconfigurable robots and future uses in space
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