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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Student Advising Resources during COVID-19

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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

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.

Sep23Wed

Undergraduate Advisement Drop-in Hours

Wed, Sep 23, 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...

Sep24Thu

Undergraduate Advisement Drop-in Hours

Thu, Sep 24, 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...

Sep24Thu

Game Night and Social

Thu, Sep 24, 2020
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Online - Zoom
De-stress and hang out with ACM on Thursday, September 24th at 7PM! It's the middle of midterm season and classes are getting busy, so now is the perfect time for a relaxing night. Meet other students interested in computer science, play...

Sep24Thu

Ask me Anything: Computer Science

Thu, Sep 24, 2020
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Online - Zoom
Do you want to learn more about the fields of Software Engineering, Machine Learning, or Cybersecurity? Are you looking for an internship in these fields? USC KSEA is hosting AMA: Computer Science, an 'Ask Me Anything' panel event...

Sep29Tue

Undergraduate Advisement Drop-in Hours

Tue, Sep 29, 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...

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A Sustainable Hackathon

A Sustainable Hackathon

The 4th annual Sustain-A-Thon saw 57 students propose solutions for making the planet more livable and sustainable.

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USC Student Develops AI Tools To Tackle Hate Speech, Hate Crimes

USC Student Develops AI Tools To Tackle Hate Speech, Hate Crimes

As AI makes its way into more areas of our lives, rooting out implicit bias is more crucial than ever, says USC computer science student Aida Mostafazadeh Davani.

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USC Viterbi Offers Two New Short Courses: “Viterbi vs. Pandemics!” and “Sustainable Energy”

USC Viterbi Offers Two New Short Courses: “Viterbi vs. Pandemics!” and “Sustainable Energy”

Both lecture series launch the week after Labor Day, offering students a comprehensive faculty coverage of COVID-19 and a series on sustainable energy with Dean Yortsos

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Zoom Work Meetings, Anyone?

Zoom Work Meetings, Anyone?

Researchers at USC ISI prepare for future emergencies during COVID 19 pandemic.

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