Bistra Dilkina Receives Grant to Develop AI for Disaster Planning

Assistant Professor Bistra Dilkina received a grant from the Critical Infrastructure Resilience Institute to leverage artificial intelligence for disaster planning and relief response.

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AI Predicts Musical Genre by Identifying Surprising Patterns in Hit Songs

Record-breaking single “Old Town Road” is a little bit country, a little bit rock ‘n roll, according to an artificial intelligence (AI) tool developed by a USC computer science student

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Making Children’s Voices Heard in the Courtroom

USC computer science undergraduate student Zane Durante is using artificial intelligence to identify truthful language in child forensic interviews.

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CS@USC Students Host 2019 AthenaHacks!

This year’s AthenaHacks was a huge success - there were 412 hackers, 100+ mentors and volunteers, and over 15 schools in attendance. Tap on "Read More" below to watch video highlights of the event!

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US News and World Report on Online Graduate Programs: USC Viterbi ranked the best program in Computer Science and tied for second in overall Engineering

For the 7th straight year, the CS program is the top & the overall online engineering program is in the top 5.

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Improving Communication Between People and Smart Buildings

USC researchers found people connect better with a computer-generated avatar that represents building management — and small talk helped, too.

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Events

Aug23Fri

PhD Defense - Daniel Moyer

Fri, Aug 23, 2019
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: GFS 213
PhD Candidate: Daniel Moyer Date: Friday August 23rd, 2019 Time: 9:30 am - 11:30 am Location: GFS 213 Committee: Greg Ver Steeg, Paul Thompson, Aram Galstyan, Aiichiro Nakano Title: Representation Problems in Brain Imaging ...

Aug28Wed

Computer Science General Faculty Meeting

Wed, Aug 28, 2019
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: RTH 526
Bi-Weekly regular faculty meeting for invited full-time Computer Science faculty only. Event details emailed directly to attendees.

Aug29Thu

CS Distinguished Lecture: Michael Stonebraker (MIT) - We Are Often Working on the Wrong Problem (10 Misconceptions About What is Important)

Thu, Aug 29, 2019
3:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Location: SAL 101
Speaker: Michael Stonebraker, MIT Talk Title: We Are Often Working on the Wrong Problem (10 Misconceptions About What is Important) Series: Computer Science Distinguished Lecture Series Abstract: In the DBMS/Data Systems area, many of...

Aug30Fri

CS Colloquium: Filip Ilievski (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) - Identity of Long-tail Entities in Text: A Knowledge Perspective

Fri, Aug 30, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: RTH 105
Speaker: Filip Ilievski, Vrije Universiteit (VU) Amsterdam Talk Title: Identity of Long-tail Entities in Text: A Knowledge Perspective Series: Computer Science Colloquium Abstract: Entity linking systems are faced with a complex M-to-N...

Sep10Tue

CS Colloquium

Tue, Sep 10, 2019
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: MCB 101
Speaker: TBA, TBA Talk Title: TBA Series: Computer Science Colloquium Host: Computer Science Department

Sep17Tue

CS Tech Talk

Tue, Sep 17, 2019
3:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Location: SAL 101
Speaker: TBA, Talk Title: TBA Series: Computer Science Colloquium Abstract: This lecture satisfies requirements for CSCI 591: Research Colloquium. Host: Computer Science Department

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News

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AI Predicts Musical Genre by Identifying Surprising Patterns in Hit Songs

Record-breaking single “Old Town Road” is a little bit country, a little bit rock ‘n roll, according to an artificial intelligence (AI) tool developed by a USC computer science student

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USC researchers receive $12.5M grant for craniofacial research data-sharing endeavor

The project, FaceBase III Data Management and Integration Hub, would put USC on the map as the data epicenter for the craniofacial research community.

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VR Game Allows Parkinson’s Patients to Move and Feel in Virtual Worlds

USC engineers team with researchers and VR game designers to help Parkinson’s patients walk steadily with confidence

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How can AI Revolutionize Transportation?

On June 19, 2019, more than 35 guests from USC and DiDi arrived at USC’s University Club to discuss the future of communication, transportation and artificial intelligence as part of the Industry Affiliates Program (IAP).

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