Context Reduces Racial Bias in Hate Speech Detection Algorithms

Context Reduces Racial Bias in Hate Speech Detection Algorithms

When it comes to accurately flagging hate speech on social media, context matters, says a new USC study aimed at reducing errors that could amplify racial bias.

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USC Students Create App to Help Refugees Learn New Skills for Life After Asylum

USC Students Create App to Help Refugees Learn New Skills for Life After Asylum

USC students look to technology in an effort bridge the educational losses suffered by people displaced by war.

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From the Viterbi Magazine: The Future at Your Fingertips

From the Viterbi Magazine: The Future at Your Fingertips

Welcome to USC’s Haptics Robotic and Virtual Interaction Lab, where Heather Culbertson and her students explore how humans interact with the world, robots and technology through touch.

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Gift from Allen and Charlotte Ginsburg helps establish new computer science building

Gift from Allen and Charlotte Ginsburg helps establish new computer science building

Support from ophthalmologist Allen Ginsburg and his wife, Charlotte, will help the USC Viterbi School of Engineering’s computer and data science programs continue their dramatic growth.

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Events

Oct22Thu

Undergraduate Advisement Drop-in Hours

Thu, Oct 22, 2020
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Location: Online
Do you have a quick question? The CS advisement team will be available for drop-in live chat advisement for declared undergraduate students in our four majors during the fall semester on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 1:30pm to...

Oct22Thu

Diversity in Engineering Panel

Thu, Oct 22, 2020
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Online - Zoom
Diversity in Engineering Panel An event to learn more about diversity in Engineering with alumni and clubs like SHPE, NSBE, SASE, SWE, and more! October 22 @6pm PST To sign up as a Panelist or Viewer please fill in the form:...

Oct22Thu

C++ Workshop

Thu, Oct 22, 2020
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Online
Women in Computing (WiC) is hosting a workshop in which we will be reviewing the fundamentals of C++! This will primarily be an introduction to the language, so no experience is required and beginners are welcome. Come join us for a great...

Oct27Tue

Undergraduate Advisement Drop-in Hours

Tue, Oct 27, 2020
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Location: Online
Do you have a quick question? The CS advisement team will be available for drop-in live chat advisement for declared undergraduate students in our four majors during the fall semester on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 1:30pm to...

Oct27Tue

Research Talk: Spatial Computing and Haptics Robotics

Tue, Oct 27, 2020
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Online - Zoom
Are you interested in pursuing research? ACM is holding a research talk with two panelists! The first talk is with Yijun Li who does research at the Spatial Computing and Informatics Laboratory. The second talk is with Heather Culbertson...

Oct28Wed

Computer Science General Faculty Meeting

Wed, Oct 28, 2020
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Zoom Meeting
Bi-Weekly regular faculty meeting for invited full-time Computer Science faculty only. Event details emailed directly to attendees.

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News

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“Viterbi vs. Pandemics!” Lecture 4: Automation Technologies for Ensuring Human Safety during the COVID-19 Pandemic

“Viterbi vs. Pandemics!” Lecture 4: Automation Technologies for Ensuring Human Safety during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The fourth lecture in the 10-part series focuses on how automation can help enhance human productivity in industries such as manufacturing while keeping them safe during the global pandemic.

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Graphs: The Hidden Ingredient to More Realistic Simulations

Graphs: The Hidden Ingredient to More Realistic Simulations

New PhD graduate Alana Shine researches graph theory, which can help create more accurate models of disease spread.

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Urgent Times Call for Urgent Measures

Urgent Times Call for Urgent Measures

USC ISI scientists research urgency detection in short crisis situations through social media

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Bistra Dilkina Named CAIS Co-Director

Bistra Dilkina Named CAIS Co-Director

The USC Viterbi associate professor wants to expand the footprint of the center, which brings together AI and social work to find solutions to major societal problems.

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