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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The Future at Your Fingertips

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

Aug26Wed

Computer Science General Faculty Meeting

Wed, Aug 26, 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.

Sep09Wed

Computer Science General Faculty Meeting

Wed, Sep 09, 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.

Sep23Wed

Computer Science General Faculty Meeting

Wed, Sep 23, 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.

Oct14Wed

Computer Science General Faculty Meeting

Wed, Oct 14, 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.

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.

Nov11Wed

Computer Science General Faculty Meeting

Wed, Nov 11, 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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A Lifeline For Students During The Pandemic

A Lifeline For Students During The Pandemic

Over 100 students have been aided by USC Viterbi’s Emergency Relief Fund; Ming Hsieh, alumnus and university trustee, offers an additional $50K match to donors

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Want to Teach An AI Novelty? First, Teach It Monopoly. Then Throw Out the Rules.

Want to Teach An AI Novelty? First, Teach It Monopoly. Then Throw Out the Rules.

USC’s Information Sciences Institute receives funding from the U.S. Department of Defense to make AI more adaptable.

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USC Viterbi and CHLA Researchers Make Breakthrough in Understanding Rare Genetic Disorder

USC Viterbi and CHLA Researchers Make Breakthrough in Understanding Rare Genetic Disorder

Artificial intelligence was used to make an important discovery about Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH), a genetic condition that affects hormone levels in the body.

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Building Bots with Heart

Building Bots with Heart

New computer science alumna Shreya Gupta hopes to bring humanity to deep learning by developing empathetic robots that can attune to your emotions.

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